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Address: East of Lucaya, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

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Seclusion

We've been going to Barbary Beach (as far to the left as you can go) for years and have never felt in danger as others have. Perhaps we've been lucky but we prefer seclusion over... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Seagypsy15
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Stratford, Canada
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Langley City, Canada
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful deserted beach. It was a little out of the way, you need a car to get to it but it was so nice. One of the ladies at our hotel told us though it was not a beach to go to by yourself.

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

So we left our hotel beach which we are extremely disappointed in hoping to find an amazing beach when we got here. And when we got into a little secluded spot we felt a little bit nervous because of who did it was not to mention the garbage that was sitting in the spot that we pulled into. Then when... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We've been going to Barbary Beach (as far to the left as you can go) for years and have never felt in danger as others have. Perhaps we've been lucky but we prefer seclusion over noisy tourists. Yes, there is garbage, mostly off boats I think, which is a tragedy. The water is crystal clear, the sand is soft, what... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I think we found Barbary beach... There were enough signs pointing us the direction of it, but nothing to tell you that you've arrived! My friends and I drove around for quite a while trying to find the beach, and took many detours that placed us on abandoned roads. At one point we ended at a road block, and littered... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

There's a long stretch of beautiful sand to walk along and you get to Peterson Cay from this coast line. However, there's garbage everywhere from beer cans to oil bottles, rope, shoes, etc. They need a park service to maintain, but there's really nothing else out there and the resort is abandoned/not finished so it may improve overtime.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Not alot of people, nice long beach to stroll and catch some rays. Rent a scooter or coconutz motorized bike and head out. Light traffic and seclusion is a welcome sight.

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Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Its beautiful and peaceful and a fabulous place to just relax and enjoy its beautiful scenery !!! There are hidden treasures all over if you are into looking for shells or just seeing all the different crabs and other things there !

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Freeport, Bahamas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Barbary Beach is on the eastern part of the island. It requires transportation to get there. A lot of persons go there to have group outings. It is a wonderful beach with a lot of trees to provide some shade on the shore. Make sure go in a group to this beach as it is out from the centre of... More 

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Elyria, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Secluded beautiful beach with a great deal of shallow water so we can walk out really far. Breath taking!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I had to decide if I was rating the beach or the island's lack of telling you when you arrive. There's signage showing the direction of the beach but never when you arrive. We found it by pulling off on an opening in the trees, with a small gravel area. The area before the beach was dirty and rough (broken... More 

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Address: East of Lucaya, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
Location: Caribbean  >  Bahamas  >  Grand Bahama Island  >  Freeport

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