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“Remote, but Not Unspoiled” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Barbary Beach

Barbary Beach
East of Lucaya, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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Ranked #14 of 55 things to do in Freeport
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Remote, but Not Unspoiled”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Had we not taken a cab here, we never would have found it, as the dirt pathways leading up to the beach make it seem more suitable for a dumping spot for a body. Thankfully no dead bodies, however the beach was littered with garbage.

The shorelines were nice, but that was about it, there was really no spot to lay a towel down without garbage.

We'd been to gold rock beach, and that was quite a treat. This beach however was littered and beyond filthy. The waters however are very clear, and no one was around, just us, we had the whole place to ourselves, but worried about our safety due to having the whole place to ourselves, and no one to help us if something bad were to happen.

There are no reefs here to see though, just a few gar fish swimming about the rocky areas.

All in all, it was cool to say I had visited this beach, but it is definitely not as lovely as others lead you to think, go to Gold Rock at low tide to experience a jaw dropping beach

The disappointing thing about this beach is that it has such potential to be a stunner, but the trash that litters most of the area is gross, we collected as many 0-Ring plastic can holders as we could find, as it is a danger to marine life and birds. SLOBS should be ashamed of themselves, spoiling such a beach.

A good clean up though, and this beach would not be so terrible.

Visited October 2011
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DC Metro
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

We drove by this beach on short notice. The beaches are all somewhat dirty but this one is very QUITE. The whole time we were there we did not see a sole.

Visited August 2012
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York, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Beautiful secluded beach.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

This is a really pretty secluded beach but will need a car to get there. It's 7-8 mile or so east of Freeport. Makes a nice quiet get away.

Visited June 2012
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Spring Hill, FL
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Hard to review and we never found it......”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We drove and drove over roads that were only passable with one lane, they looked like no one had driven them in years and years. We finally gave up (and we were pretty determined) and headed to the East End. We ate at Bahama John's in Pelican Point and it was Terrific!

Visited June 2012
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Very pretty beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Very interesting to get to...seems like years ago they had started to build a whole development then stopped....only a lot of roads...but anyways when you get to the beach it's beautiful and there was no one there!

Visited May 2012
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