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Bureh Beach

off Peninsula Road, Western Area, Sierra Leone
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Beautiful clean beach, not much in way of accommodation

Lovely beach with safe water to swim in. Finding accommodation can be a struggle-we found it by... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
hannahsophietravels
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London, United Kingdom
Beautiful, unspoilt beach

Bureh Beach is a beautiful sandy beach strewn with volcanic rocks and fringed by the mountains of... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Michael L
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London, United Kingdom
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“beach” (16 reviews)
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off Peninsula Road, Western Area, Sierra Leone
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely beach with safe water to swim in. Finding accommodation can be a struggle-we found it by asking people who had been and who had contacts. We stayed at "Prince's Place" and it was very very basic but just about adequate for a 1 night...More

Thank hannahsophietravels
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Bureh Beach is a beautiful sandy beach strewn with volcanic rocks and fringed by the mountains of the Western Area National Park. During the week we saw only a few people each day, on the weekends it gets more busy.

1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Bureh beach is a stunning massive long stretch of golden sand with beautiful clear blue sea and some fun waves. Maroon view is an excellent basic place to stay where you can while away your days lazing in the hammocks, watch the beach changing with...More

4  Thank Kerry_and_Alex
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to be. I enjoyed it with my sibling, water is so clean and clear I encourage everyone to visit there.

2  Thank Alikalie S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The beach is a dream but the accomendaton even though being a low budget hotel in a resource poor place has all the possibilities for improvement. No running water, nor closing mosquito fence and a friendly but extra ordinary slow service. The view even in...More

Thank 187371Mimi2011
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Recommended for beach day getaway or more. Attractive scenery: white sand, clear, clean water, distant mountains and hearty black stones. Some pitched tents the evening before, there's affordable accommodations to create your length of stay even just for a day. It's worth the scenery and...More

2  Thank Alaine P
Reviewed 27 September 2015

Spectacular beach, one of the friendliest and most fun places you can ever go in the world. Beautiful white sandy beach, mountains in the background, welcoming locals and chilled out bar a walk away from the sea. Incredible Stay either at Levi's or Prince's, both...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 19 June 2015 via mobile

Visited this beach twice during my stay in Sierra Leone for a day off, and it's absolutely brilliant. The water is amazing, the beach itself is spectacular, the only thing that I had any problems with was the food as I'm not a big fan...More

1  Thank C-Wooster
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful beaches in the world! Lush green mountains taper into white sandy beaches and tropical water. Good surf, good food, not crowded at all. Love it!

4  Thank AsaOxner
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Came here on the way to the airport after working for 5 weeks in Makeni. Absolute picture postcard place. I've been to many incredible beaches around the world and this is really up there with the likes of thailand and australia. Best thing was it's...More

4  Thank DocMarkL
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Selina D
7 December 2016|
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Australeone or the surf club if you like the company of a young crowd without much comfort (simple huts, tents), Lumthubul Gardens for privacy (self-contained bungalows). All these are directly on the beach.
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