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“The softest sand, the clearest water” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Xanadu Beach

Xanadu Beach
Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Ranked #18 of 21 attractions in Freeport
Type: Beaches
Activities: Parasailing, Volleyball (outdoor), Swimming
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Owner description: This beach is best known for its water sports and lounging areas, making it a popular tourist destination.
London, United Kingdom
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186 reviews 186 reviews
64 attraction reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“The softest sand, the clearest water”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Just behind the Xanadu Hotel( look at the top floor of the Hotel's small towerto see where Howard Hughes used to live, with all the windows painted black, to keep out the sunlight).

This sand is unbelievably soft. The water is perfectly clear, so you can see fish swimming right up to you.

Visited November 2011
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DC Metro
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“DIRTY”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

Not what I wanted to see in the Bahamas. I think because this is one of the most visited beaches the trash was unbelivale. It was hard to see the beach for the trash.

Visited July 2012
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Venice, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Lots of trash”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

We were amazed at how many broken beer bottles...were there and how trashed the parking lot and beach were overall. Boo hoo as it looked like a pretty beach if you did not focus on all the trash around it!

Visited May 2012
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“There is nothing there.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

Go see Paradise Beach better. There is nothing here to see

Visited April 2012
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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Give this one a miss.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012

No longer open and for good reason! No hot water, no resturants in or near the place. Beach is nice.

Visited February 2012
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