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♥ favourite beach ♥

Best swimming, snorkeling, viewing of fish even without Gear, and shells .... endless beauty... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2014
Pretoria, South Africa
Locals taking over

Barra is beautiful but we visited on the 1st of January and was not happy sharing the hotel... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2014
monique b
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4 Dec 2016
19 Jun 2016
“Quiet, peaceful, and unpopulated”
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Best swimming, snorkeling, viewing of fish even without Gear, and shells .... endless beauty disliked the interruptions from hawkers, no control on beach by authorities to prevent the persistent sales pitches or begging.

1  Thank CandiceYoung
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Barra is beautiful but we visited on the 1st of January and was not happy sharing the hotel pool/beach/restaurant with all the local people. There was no privacy the resort was to busy. The restaurant still offers some of the best seafood.

Thank monique b
Reviewed 26 December 2013

Beautiful sandy beach and can walk for miles. Only issue is hawkers everywhere.... Best time to walk is from 5:30 to 7 am in the morning to avoid them and also good to avoid the blistering African sun. Lots of nice bars to enjoy midday...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 5 December 2013

Walk the length of the beach and stop by the vendors to see what they have for sale. Enjoy a beverage at the bars, restauarants along the way. The end closer to Flamingo Bay is very quiet with one one around.

Thank kashgo
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Little cabana styled umbrellas on the beach make it incredibly inviting to visit and spend the day on this beach. With Barra beach club just a few steps away. Pop into their quaint bar and have a cocktail to cool down. Best was the piano...More

Thank LouiseComCarver1967
Reviewed 20 August 2013

the beach very large and well equiped. it is a right mix of wild and civilization. Just a bit of both

1  Thank Gabriele M
Reviewed 3 August 2013

pristine clean beach , with great waves, soft sand and warm water. Will definitely come back to this beach in inhambane

2  Thank Yusuf11223
Reviewed 22 July 2013

great beach for snokling, but must go when waters are clear and tide is not too strong. Try the seafood buffet lunch, great food in a lovely setting. Wish I could have had more timie to walk along the beach too, but had to get...More

1  Thank Linda V
Reviewed 8 July 2013

Great beach to soak up the sun and sip on a cocktail. Close to Flamingo Bay Water Lodge as well on on the doorstep of Barra Lodge.

1  Thank PeanutJHB1981
Reviewed 20 June 2013

This beach has changed over the years I have been going there, due to storms and tides, the sea has reclaimed some of the beach and changed the beachfront somewhat. It still remains one of the most beautiful stretches of sea and sand, where you...More

1  Thank Julie G
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