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lovely beach

Nice quiet beach, bit difficult to find, but worth getting out of your hotel. Great beaches all... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Rhoose, United Kingdom
Business Trip With A View

Was staying at the InterContinental Resort for a conference. The beach was beautiful all times of... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Kgalalelo M
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Turquoise water. Very clean. Close to hotels n can find pineapple n coconut water. Walkable from oberoi n ravenela attitude. Love the place.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a try, we drove around to different spots and really liked the charm of each area. You would love the tranquility.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Joudel J
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Nice quiet beach, bit difficult to find, but worth getting out of your hotel. Great beaches all round this part of the island.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Juzzo
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Was staying at the InterContinental Resort for a conference. The beach was beautiful all times of the day. Calm seas that one could swim in, crystal clear waters and very warm.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kgalalelo M
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Nice, although dominated by big hotels. Some fish to see snorkelling just off the beach, but better if took a boat out to the reef.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

As mentioned in my story I posted on trip advisor. Myself and my family was bitten with some kind of bed bugs called (pinese) in Mauritian language. Managers didn’t seem to be concerned about the problem and was pretty relax about the situation. I had...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank peter4340
Reviewed December 17, 2018

This beach is better than the one immediately in front of Westin Hotel which has quite a bit of sharp coral on it. Good for swimming at Balaclava Beach

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank susief1386
Reviewed December 11, 2018

With so many hotels along the Balaclava beach, it's difficult to find somewhere to relax! The public beach is ideal for those who want to get away from the busy hotels and crowded beaches. There are no restaurants or bars, but packing a family picnic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 12brigitte29
Reviewed December 7, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful, with good quality with reasonable cost sea foods. Short beach side so tanning is going to be challenge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank M7904TU_
Reviewed November 21, 2018

The Beach is situated close to a road and there is sufficient parking. The beach is clean and safe to swim from.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dras N
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August 29, 2017|
Response from Adventureseeker524 | Reviewed this property |
As there were all inclusive resorts here dotted around the beach, we did not see any restaurants apart from the ones linked to the hotels.
September 28, 2015|
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Response from Maria T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are part of the hotel grounds. You can reach them by passing the kiosk on the beach where you book boat trips etc, then follow the path along side the river up to the ruins. There are also waterfalls near there but... More