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Nice to walk on, terrible for swimming

Due to the undertow and the waves this beach is not safe for swimming. However it is lovely to walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
suitscase
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North America
Long beach with black flags

So many hotels are facing this long beach but so few people were actually out on it. Pretty much... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2018
Usia2014
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to the undertow and the waves this beach is not safe for swimming. However it is lovely to walk on. The layres of mica in the water make look like there is sparkle dust in the waves and on the wet sand. Also it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank suitscase
Reviewed December 10, 2018

This is a great beach to walk for pleasure or fitness. You can walk in either direction for a good distance. The walking is easier at lower tides but always doable. Not great for swimming as the surf is big and the risk of riptides....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ShirleyM529
Reviewed November 21, 2018

This beautiful, uncrowded beach is excellent for walking, sunbathing, and enjoying the clear view of the horizon. Very peaceful and uncrowded.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joan2010
Reviewed August 12, 2018

So many hotels are facing this long beach but so few people were actually out on it. Pretty much none of this area is safe for swimming due to the strong undertows. When the tide was coming in the waves were huge and very loud...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Usia2014
Reviewed May 30, 2018

The look out to see the beaches is very accessable and the views of the beach and the board surfers is great. There are lots of rocks in the surfing area and I am sure that a lot of accidents occur here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed January 30, 2018

You can walk for miles along this very clean, very wide beach. It is easiest at low tide to walk by the water, walking higher up where the sand is loose is very hard work. There were no seashells or driftwood left by the tides,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank happycamperSt_Albert
Reviewed January 15, 2018

I have been coming to this beach for over 10 years. Always a great experience and we usually walk twice daily. My suggestion is to check the tide schedule and always plan on walking at low tide. If you don't you will walk crooked for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank johnthedentist64
Reviewed January 12, 2018

This is a large beach, both in length and distance to the water. Due to the heavy undertow it is not a beach for water activities but plenty of space to sit or play on the sand. The sand is course and golden unlike beaches...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 256,190
Reviewed November 17, 2017

The beach in front of all the large hotels, Grand Myan, Cabo Azul etc. Is a fabulous beach to walk. The sand is soft, you can walk forever. It's a great walk first thing in the morning before it gets hot. They don't reccommend swimming...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank ShirleyM529
Reviewed October 19, 2017

Walking down the beach by all the hotels was really nice, especially during the late afternoon before the sun went down, it was beautiful. All the Hotels are lit up and look very nice.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Paty5689
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