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Beautiful beach, but a distance away

Beaches, like food, depend on your taste and preferences. For me, this was undoubtedly a beautiful... read more

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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White sand...blue waters....serene environment....it was lovely....really beautiful...came here... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Ebele A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beaches, like food, depend on your taste and preferences. For me, this was undoubtedly a beautiful beach but for natural shade and calmer swimming waters, personally a prerequisite, Beau Vallon or anse Lazio on Praslin trumps this one. For beauty ASDA on La Digue is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

White sand...blue waters....serene environment....it was lovely....really beautiful...came here with a friend ..took alot of beautiful picture.nice!!!!!#

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ebele A
Reviewed 29 November 2018

We were here 25 years ago with no hotel at that time near the beach. But we still loved it as 25 years ago ! The Banjan Tree Hotel at the north end of the beach does not disturb the beauty at all. Anse Intendance...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jean-Pierre B
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Hi guys, we have just came back from Seychely. We visited 3 islands (Mahe, Praslin, La Digue). Each beach looks really nice and even you see the sign about the strong currents not many people who dont have the experience know how dangerous they are.....More

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank 736petras
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

A very beautiful beach. Waves are short but powerful. The beach was not crowded at all. But it was bit warmer.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 268sudhindrak
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This beach at the southwest of Seychelles counts into top 3 on Mahe. This review is for those with a car - pedestrians mind it's not close from the main road with a long downhill (uphill when returning) walk. While approaching it downhill from the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank B1714D
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This is a stunning beach that meets all the stereotypes of an Indian ocean idyll. The Banyan Tree is on the beach offering a good place to go for lunch or a drink.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most beatiful seasides and beaches I have ever seen in my life. A must see when in Mahe!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anastasia P
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Beach with spectacular views and gorgeous sand. You will feel like you are in paradise. Not to missed!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anteneh K
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Got the bus from Victoria,an hour,s journey, which was great to see the coast and several beaches. We arrived near banyan tree hotel, nice quiet beach,lovely,well worth it. The beach bar of the hotel is open to non guests and you can have a cocktail...More

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank hairybear007
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nikita g
2 September 2018|
Response from DavinB | Reviewed this property |
Definitely In November is good. I am even willing to show u around specially during the week-end, for i work during the week. So feel free. Cheers
25 August 2017|
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Response from Eva M | Reviewed this property |
You can access it easily without any problem. Just bear in mind, that there are no beach facilities around (e.g. showers, toilets, food stalls), so you will have to take everything you need with you.
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Mina S
13 August 2017|
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Response from Eva M | Reviewed this property |
There are no facilities of any kind anywhere near this beach, except for one hotel. You will have to search elsewhere. It is still worth visiting though, because it's beautiful.
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