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Barra Beach

Address: Mozambique
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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English first
Pretoria, South Africa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Barra Dhow Trips and Scuba Experiences Amazing experience taking the Dhow across to Pansy island to collect shells, option to scuba but was too chilly that day... then sail across to island and enjoy local cuisine with chief who explained the way of life as its been since start of island life in Barra. ...BEST PART COMING BACK WAS THE... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Loved the Barra lodge we stayed at, with the wonderful swimming pool, complete with sails, the food was great, and the owners and their staff really great. Our large villa was right on the pristine sand about 75 metres from the waters edge.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Best swimming, snorkeling, viewing of fish even without Gear, and shells .... endless beauty disliked the interruptions from hawkers, no control on beach by authorities to prevent the persistent sales pitches or begging.

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centurion
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Barra is beautiful but we visited on the 1st of January and was not happy sharing the hotel pool/beach/restaurant with all the local people. There was no privacy the resort was to busy. The restaurant still offers some of the best seafood.

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Cary, North Carolina
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130 reviews 130 reviews
27 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

Beautiful sandy beach and can walk for miles. Only issue is hawkers everywhere.... Best time to walk is from 5:30 to 7 am in the morning to avoid them and also good to avoid the blistering African sun. Lots of nice bars to enjoy midday on the beach in the shade.

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Arlington, Virginia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
42 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Walk the length of the beach and stop by the vendors to see what they have for sale. Enjoy a beverage at the bars, restauarants along the way. The end closer to Flamingo Bay is very quiet with one one around.

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Brussels UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Little cabana styled umbrellas on the beach make it incredibly inviting to visit and spend the day on this beach. With Barra beach club just a few steps away. Pop into their quaint bar and have a cocktail to cool down. Best was the piano colada made with real coconut water!!

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Tete, Mozambique
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

the beach very large and well equiped. it is a right mix of wild and civilization. Just a bit of both

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33 reviews 33 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

pristine clean beach , with great waves, soft sand and warm water. Will definitely come back to this beach in inhambane

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Pretoria, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

great beach for snokling, but must go when waters are clear and tide is not too strong. Try the seafood buffet lunch, great food in a lovely setting. Wish I could have had more timie to walk along the beach too, but had to get back to the boat... Next time.

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