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“disappointing” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Hondoq Bay

Hondoq Bay
Nadur, Island of Gozo, Malta
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Poznan
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“disappointing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

After reading a lot about the beach I had high expectations, yet it turned out to be an average place - very small, but not cosy at all; crowded and noisy, instead of soft sand, there were hard pebbles there. Maybe it is a nice beach according to Gozo standards, but it was really disappointing from a general point of view.

Visited August 2012
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Malta
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“Best Place in Gozo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

I absolutely love this beach. The water is so clean and cool. I go almost every day, and its a place to forget about life. Just love it. the fact that there aren't any bars or restaurants is just an added bonus. Facilities are on hand, good access provided, with laders and parking. Just lovely, and the view of comino with the boats going buy is fabulous!

Visited July 2012
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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“Away from the crowds!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Great little bay with small beach. Parking ok if you arrive early - no charge for parking as with most public areas in Gozo and no cheeky 'parking attendant' expecting a tip... We chose to sunbathe on the elevated concrete area along from the beach which has steps going down into sea. Sun bed and parasol rental seemed to be pretty standard at €7 for the day. Great little snack bar selling snacks, ice cream, drinks - including alcohol at reasonable prices. Would imagine in high season could get busy, but would be a better bet than super busy Ramla - just don't expect sand like Ramla as the beach is tiny in comparison. Water sports centre offers just about every water sport going as well as taxi over to blue lagoon.

Visited June 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Take a walk along the cliff-tops from Hondoq bay to Mgarr - yes it can be done just be careful please. The little sandy beach at Hondoq is popular with locals but you can walk to Magarr in about 45mins and get some breathtaking sea-views and see the natural flora/fauna/cliff features etc. NB this is potentially a hazardous walk unless you are steady on your feet, not afraid of heights nd can negotiate basic mountainous walking etc. - but well worth the trouble.

Visited May 2012
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Bath, United Kingdom
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“Good find!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012 via mobile

This lovely remote bay is perfect for having a lazy day... Good for swimming to, not much around, but nice sandy / pebbles beach out of the Way of any crowds. Lovely ice cream from the kiosk/snacks bar to,

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