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“A chance to walk on the beach”
Review of Elbow Beach

Elbow Beach
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Owner description: Three hotels line this beach, making it popular with tourists; you might want to avoid this place if you're not into the Spring Break college kid party scene, which tends to crowd the beach during the Easter season.
Oakville Ontario Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A chance to walk on the beach”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

The Coca Reef hotel has reciprocal privileges with the Newstead Belmont. You can pick up a towel at reception and we enjoyed a very nice lunch on their verandah.

Visited April 2013
Thank Peggy M
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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136 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Great Easter Brunch at Lido!!!”
Reviewed March 31, 2013

Elbow Beach serves a great Easter Brunch at their Lido Restaurant. We've come here now several times for Easter and their buffet is great. They do change it slightly each year, so that it not the same thing each time. Lots of choices of appetizers, main courses, and desserts, and you can take as much or as little as you want. The buffet also included sushi this year.

The view is tremendous, looking out on the South Shore Beach. It makes for a really pleasant afternoon.

Visited March 2013
Thank yupoarist
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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81 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Lunch at Lido”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

8 of us had a late lunch at Lido. Food was very good. The tuna tartar was outstanding as were the Dark and Stormys

Visited March 2013
Thank irishwhiskey
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 673 helpful votes
“Beautiful. Fully agree, a must visit”
Reviewed March 14, 2013

Another of the famous south shore pink beaches and probably the most famous one due to its proximity to Hamilton. There is only one public entrance onto the beach, which is via Tribe Road No 4b from the South Shore Road. For those without your own wheels take the No 7 bus to the Elbow beach resort bus stop, continue in a westerly direction for a 100 meter or so to find the lane to the beach.
Elbow Beach is a long beach of beautiful pink sand and turquoise blue sea with the reef rocks not too far snorkeling distance from the shore.
Unfortunately it appears the Elbow beach resort does rope off a section for their guests, which you can understand why they do it, but it may give a bit of an ‘us and them’ feeling as it does on the South of France beaches. Fortunately the rule here is that anything below the high water line is public, which therefore due to the size of the beach I can’t see it being a problem.
It certainly wasn’t for our off season visit last week as they were not doing it and we found the beach completely empty and, although there were large grey clouds overhead instead of bleaching sun, this just lead to even more atmospheric photos of the wonderful sand , sea and rocks.

Visited March 2013
1 Thank Steve_of_N21
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Nottingham, Maryland
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“swimming at the beach”
Reviewed March 12, 2013

the beach was excellent water was fine and warm only downside was the price of the food at the beach very expensive plus condiments were all 25-50 cents extra each mustard .25 relish another .25 or so

Visited April 2012
1 Thank William H
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