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Grand Terre: Poe Beach and Roche Percee

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Beautiful

Poe beach really is beautiful but we didn’t swim there due to the amount of sea grass so close to... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Rachael951
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Melbourne, Australia
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Amazing Beach

My Fiance and I walked to poe beach from our hotel (Sheraton Deva) and it was a really beautiful... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
samcR2460ZF
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Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Poe beach really is beautiful but we didn’t swim there due to the amount of sea grass so close to the shore. We did the 3 bays walk which was little more challenging than their rating of ‘easy’! Despite some steep inclines, the views were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Rachael951
Reviewed 18 September 2018

My Fiance and I walked to poe beach from our hotel (Sheraton Deva) and it was a really beautiful walk, We saw lots of sea creatures including, fish, stingrays and crabs doing their thing. No where to buy anything etc drinks

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank samcR2460ZF
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We traveled to Bourail on a moody day and the sun burst through as we hit Grand Terre. It was enjoyable walking around the rock looking in rock pools then walking over to Turtle Bay. There is a short track at the top before the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ByAnyGivenName
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

A surprise as this is a great surfing beach. Great walk along to a geologic rock Roche Percée. Great place to have a picnic and swim whilst driving along North.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank stevehowcroft
Reviewed 2 April 2018

You need to drive to Boulai and then on to A secondary road to get here( not very well signed) but Poe beach is a 13km white sand beach! Not wide, shaded by paperbarks. The sea is calm as it is protected by the reef....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This was pretty cool. not incredibly impressive, but a fun walk to get to. we were at nearly high tide and managed to get around it it pretty well. It was actually a lot of fun dodging the crashing waves. I think it would be...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank MattBriarNZ
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Beautifull sites in a Unesco world listed area. No public facilites around. Private gites on La Roche and the hotels on Poé beach.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank jacquiernoumea
Reviewed 20 October 2017

At high tide it is a nice place to swim, use a paddle board or a kayak. The reef is less than 2km off the beach. Beware of currents though especially when tide is going out. You can see rays, and turtles if you venture...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Rach O
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This area is lovely. The weird rock is cool to walk up to, when the tide is out. It's huge when you're up close. When you start walking towards the rock, there is a bush to your right with a path. Take the path as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JoRhys
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Poe beach was nice but we had to hunt around for the best place to park to have a look at the beach. I think you can walk through the seaweed part and out to the good swimming part but it was a little cold...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Yes,for sure. All is very simple but there is. Ciao
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Bourail has a small dated shopping centre offering the basics. There are a few cafes however at Poe Beach there is a new small resort with a great restaurant. Plus u do have the upmarket Sheraton Hotel offering a waterfront... More
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