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Review of Barbary Beach

Barbary Beach
Ranked #20 of 61 things to do in Freeport
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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Privacy at its best”
Reviewed December 22, 2012

Finding it without help was an adventure but rewarding. Spent two days there and saw a total of 6 other humans, all of them nice. Snorkeling was ok but not great, found a couple of small rock formations 30 feet from the beach and occassional colorful coral. We benefitted from the beach being recently cleaned (by evidence of an overflowing dumpster). Not a place for being pampered (food/drink miles away), but great for solitude.

Visited December 2012
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Westminster, Colorado
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267 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Excellent place for a message”
Reviewed December 20, 2012

Very relaxing. Quiet area. Less people. Good place to make a sand snow man. The beach is wonderfull. The people are nice. Thank you. Rita Bennett

Visited December 2012
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1 Thank ilovetotravvel2
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Freeport, Grand Bahama Island
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Peace and quiet!”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

A wonderful place! Hardly anyone there. Beach/seashore is a bit rocky in places so wear some water shoies.

Visited November 2012
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Thank stephiedib
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LI
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Remote, but Not Unspoiled”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

Had we not taken a cab here, we never would have found it, as the dirt pathways leading up to the beach make it seem more suitable for a dumping spot for a body. Thankfully no dead bodies, however the beach was littered with garbage.

The shorelines were nice, but that was about it, there was really no spot to lay a towel down without garbage.

We'd been to gold rock beach, and that was quite a treat. This beach however was littered and beyond filthy. The waters however are very clear, and no one was around, just us, we had the whole place to ourselves, but worried about our safety due to having the whole place to ourselves, and no one to help us if something bad were to happen.

There are no reefs here to see though, just a few gar fish swimming about the rocky areas.

All in all, it was cool to say I had visited this beach, but it is definitely not as lovely as others lead you to think, go to Gold Rock at low tide to experience a jaw dropping beach

The disappointing thing about this beach is that it has such potential to be a stunner, but the trash that litters most of the area is gross, we collected as many 0-Ring plastic can holders as we could find, as it is a danger to marine life and birds. SLOBS should be ashamed of themselves, spoiling such a beach.

A good clean up though, and this beach would not be so terrible.

Visited October 2011
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DC Metro
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great find”
Reviewed August 6, 2012

We drove by this beach on short notice. The beaches are all somewhat dirty but this one is very QUITE. The whole time we were there we did not see a sole.

Visited August 2012
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