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Avoid crowded days...

... and you will get rewarded with some nice Caraibean beach feeling. Water is clear and clean... read more

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worldtraveller_ger
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Hamburg, Germany
pretty little beach area

good clean beach and very scenic. I liked the wild dancers on the sands and the jerk chicken was... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
DOUG H
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Dickinson, Texas, United States
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A famous Jamaican landmark, this breathtaking picture-perfect white sand beach is a tropical slice of heaven. Lounge chairs are lined along the seashore, some grouped amongst shady random clusters of hundred year old almond and palm trees, while...more
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Reviewed yesterday

... and you will get rewarded with some nice Caraibean beach feeling. Water is clear and clean, supervised swimming area rather small but you can go further for e.g. Snorkeling. Be aware of the tide, maybe currents or boats may pass rather nearby occasionally. Staff...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We cruised to Jamaica to have a nice relaxing time at a Beach. We had choices, we just chose the WRONG Beach. I will never go to Bamboo Beach again. First , the shuttle driver took us for a tour, keep in mind that everywhere...More

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the beach with a group of friends. The beach club had plenty chairs at the time we got there around 11 am. The beach is rocky and not very swimmer friendly. There was shade under the trees. Music was too loud and there...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2018

Not much to see. Little slice of beach in front of a restaurant. The RIU is directly next door. It was just ok.

Thank Jillian K
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I believe this is the same Bamboo Blue beach that we visited at Mamee Bay Estates. You need to enter via the restaurant entrance; and, no outside food or drink is allowed into the area. The beach is beautiful, clean, the water shallow and relatively...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2018

good clean beach and very scenic. I liked the wild dancers on the sands and the jerk chicken was tasty. I also was fascinated by the anole lizards that would flare their yellow throat sack --very interesting in the trees.

Thank DOUG H
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We took an excursion to this beach. The ship charged $45 pp. The time was 10:30 to 2:30. so a short time for us. Just a 15 minute ride. A very short beach. One section has no shade and the other section lots of palm...More

Thank krysiaCt
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Harassed everywhere....No...I don't want to marry your men and bring them back to the United States ( yes that really happened)..., No... I don't want to buy drugs....No, I don't want my hair braided, No...I don't want a back massage...No...the beach there is below average...No......More

1  Thank Jintin
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

The trip took over an hour but our guide, Amanda, was engaging the whole way. We were greeted with a photo and drinks. We found a nice shady spot and enjoyed what seemed like endless food and drinks (they had non alcoholic drinks for us)...More

Thank Shine815
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This shore excursion was booked thru Royal Carribbean. If we had known how rocky the beach was we wouldn't have booked this one. It took over an hour by bus from our port in Falmouth. The a/c on the bus was intermittent. Marlene, our tour...More

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Julie N
November 16, 2017|
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Response from JAM98 | Reviewed this property |
I have never been to chukka beach but I wouldnt recommend Bamboo beach as its small and so overcrowded. If there are several cruise ships in at the same time then I assume that Bamboo beach will not be quiet and what you... More
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August 27, 2017|
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June 15, 2017|
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Response from lesser2000 | Reviewed this property |
They have a regular package, I believe for about $45 and a more expensive deluxe package. Do waste your money. Terrible beach, seating, and food. A few dancers rotate around. Awful, awful, awful!
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