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Barbary Beach

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Address: East of Lucaya, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

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Pretty beach but hard to find

I had to decide if I was rating the beach or the island's lack of telling you when you arrive. There's signage showing the direction of the beach but never when you arrive. We... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 December 2014
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014

I had to decide if I was rating the beach or the island's lack of telling you when you arrive. There's signage showing the direction of the beach but never when you arrive. We found it by pulling off on an opening in the trees, with a small gravel area. The area before the beach was dirty and rough (broken... More 

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2 Thank Jozan H
Freeport, Bahamas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

secluded, away from the beaten path. Miles of magnificent sand and magical blue waters. A beach comber and nature buff's paradise. Not enough good signage to get you there.

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1 Thank pineboy
Bauxite, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

This is known as a local place to visit. There were only 2 other people on the entire beach but they were so far away we couldn't really see any details of them.

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3 Thank rondablaack
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

We did not feel safe at all here. We drove for awhile and commented on how everything leading to the beach was desolate. We turned into one of the parking areas which is enough for 2 cars. There was trash and broken glass all over. This was the same at other parking spots. We stayed long enough to take pictures.... More 

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2 Thank Santorini06252009
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

this is the beach where Superior Watersports has there beach party. it is the best beach party in Freeport. great food and drinks. snorkel in the beautiful clear blue water!!

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Thank Dee P
Washington, DC
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2014

Amazing! By far the best beach that I have been to in freeport. Its one of their best kept secrets! Quiet and serene.

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Thank AyokaLee
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

I came here on Rico's Party Boat which worked out because we really wanted to check this place out but were worried that it was so secluded. We didn't want to risk getting robbed or car broken into. The beach is really nice, I didn't see any trash on the beach as others have said. The water is nice and... More 

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4 Thank Mariella831
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

Looking for a beautiful beach, peace and quite, that's the one. Just bring your cooler, chair and towel and pick your favourite spot.

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Thank Louise S
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

The water is very beautiful and not at all deep near the shore and kids were able to play nicely. Sand is gorgeous and neat. Trees from a hurricane swept ashore helped change our clothes . not crowded at all. We took a bus where the driver is aware of the place well. Beware - If you are driving by... More 

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2 Thank Madhu2000
Owensboro
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

I have been coming to GBI for 17 years and have been to Barbary Beach many many times. Unfortunately, going out there has become increasingly risky. Tourist's cars and tourists themselves have become targets of robbers. Just earlier this week, my rental car, parked out of sight of the road, was broken in to by means of smashing a window.... More 

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