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Tamarin Bay

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Address: Mauritius

This beach is well-known for its excellent surfing conditions.

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Tamarin is Great

Awesome Spot to Spend the Day... If u have the chance check out The Bay as well.. It is a small restaurant/Resort thing which has great food.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cebu City, Philippines
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Cebu City, Philippines
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9 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome Spot to Spend the Day... If u have the chance check out The Bay as well.. It is a small restaurant/Resort thing which has great food.

Thank buttermovement
west midlands
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean yellow sandy beach. See dolphins and fish. Wonderful location, hidden gem. Quiet beach. Good for body boarding, surfing. Water sports. Water skiing. Boat trips to see the dolphins. Swimming and collecting shells.

Thank flutterby51
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is nice, with nice local food being sold. There is free parking and the sea waves are extra ordinary great.

Thank Yannick G
New Delhi, India
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This was one of the best things we did in Mauritius. We got a speed boat ride (shared) with 5-6 other passengers (Total 10). The bay is famous for 2 types of dolphins - Bottlenose and Spinner. We saw spinner dolphins in the bay. There were lot of boats so the view used to get obstructed. If you know swimming,... More 

2 Thank Amit M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We had an amazing swim with dolphins experience. For 2 hours a day a shoal of wild dolphins choose to come and 'play' with tourists in Tamarin Bay. From your boat you wait for the 'go, go,go!' shouts of the boat staff (one of whom was always in the water with us) and then jump in and swim like crazy... More 

1 Thank Emmy Y
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Lovely long and open beach area but parking is a bit of a problem, besides swimming with the dolphins, not much else to do if you looking for more. Swimming is great as well

Thank Muhammad M
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

It's an incredible experience to swim with the Dolphins in the open Indian Ocean. We went with a Boatman Called Gino, who and his team ensured that we had an once in a life time experience.

Thank Mukundan S
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

If ever anyone needs to get close to nature, this is the place. Swimming with dolphins is an experience I will never ever forget. Pure delight. Snorkeling afterwards is also a wonderfully experience. Thanks to the team at sands suit resort and spa for giving me and my life a lifetime memory.

Thank Parminder H
Modimolle (Nylstroom), South Africa
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Our daughter lives in Tamarin at present. Wonderful beach at La Preneus. Lovely long, flat beach to walk on.

Thank 689elaine
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44 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

nice beach with specific colour and very soft sand. gorgeus panorama with some hills. clear water but no corals.

Thank Marcel B

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