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It is so pretty!!

It is so pretty at Lumley Beach Road. There are bars and cafes all along the beach. Shangri La, The... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2019
Nice Clean Beaches

Lots of fun things to do at the beach including swimming in gentle surf and on good claen sand. You... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2019
Nii Lante O
Accra, Ghana
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Lumley Beach Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

Lumley beach is convenient to many Freetown hotels, including the Radisson Blu Mammy Yoko where I stayed. It makes a nice place for an afternoon stroll or evening walk to see sunset. In most places, a beach like this would be crowded, but in Freetown...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

It is so pretty at Lumley Beach Road. There are bars and cafes all along the beach. Shangri La, The Roy Hotel and Sierra Palm hotels are close to the Pearl Hotel. You can have a good lobster meal at The Roy

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019

Lots of fun things to do at the beach including swimming in gentle surf and on good claen sand. You are free to join a pick-up game of soccer or volleyball. Lots of restaurants and beach side bars to choose from , with a wide...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Nii Lante O
Reviewed May 6, 2019

The Beach has a lot of hotel along and restaurant - the newest restaurant is Seafood City Restaurant - their new menu will be out this May 2019 and offering not just seafood also chicken and meat mostly grilled. Food is very affordable.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019

A very long stretch of wonderful beach. One of the best places in Freetown. Crowded on weekends on what is otherwise a peaceful place. The whole stretch is filled with some great restaurants and cafes/bars which makes Sunday night atmosphere so chilling. People throng the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Lumley beach has plenty of potential but doesn't seem to be utilised by tourists as one would usually see; along the stretch you are spoilt for choice of where to eat or drink, this is where it seems the view of the sea is admired....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ElisL934
Reviewed February 28, 2019

Spent an afternoon in a bar on the beach which was very pleasant. A 3km beach with beautiful views and not crowded.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Colxxxx
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

You will find luxury 4* hotels and restaurants next to buildings abandoned half way through ruining the landscape Beach well maintained Traffic is hellish

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

The beach is very pretty and there are plenty of restaurants to choose from, all of which have great food. It is easy to access and should be on your list of places to check out. Great seafood!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Max668
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

A great place. Local food, drinks and some swanky bars. local food under 10,000 leones drinks 7,000. Swanky bars drinks 30,000 each for a beer! But be careful after dark when walking alone or in groups

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Adam W | Reviewed this property |
Four ways to get there; Ferry - cheapest but also longest, avoid if you can approx 4hr Car - huge drive around the bay, again avoid approx 4hr? Water taxi - two companies operate from airport and are fast reliable approx 1hr... More