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Beautiful Beach

Just look at the pictures. Beautiful beach with a few beach bars dotted along, wonderful sunsets... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nadirehs
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Absolutely beautiful beach

Gorgeous beach, your main issue when visiting is the amount of friends that you make from the local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nickynackynoo71
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Trethomas, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beach is full of litter. Locals hassle you all the time. Always want something off you just because your white and a tourist.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank roystonv2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just look at the pictures. Beautiful beach with a few beach bars dotted along, wonderful sunsets. Dominos Bar, then Kombo, above the stream is Palm Beach Bar, and at the top end on the curve there’s another beach bar. Just be polite but firm with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank nadirehs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous beach, your main issue when visiting is the amount of friends that you make from the local fruit sellers and guides lol, be aware that if you promise to go back they do remember and also if you've promised one and have had thier...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Nickynackynoo71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this beach had a lovely time here the only thing is the people hassling you to buy stuff from them they wont leave you alone most of the time they are friendly but i wanted a bit of peace as well just sat no

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank lorraine a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would highly recommend.......staff are fantastic , helpful , polite and always willing to go the extra mile.....hotel has everything you could wish for .....pool is fantastic......great base to go out and explore , we were there to have a chilled break but i also bird...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank john b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Almost Paradise. The beach is awesome. With white sand, palmtrees and everything. Only downside are the pushers that want to sell stuff and dont take no for an answer

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ernstvandam2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

all the beaches were beautiful and you could have sun loungers all day for free on most beaches which is not the norm most countries you have to pay when you go to the beach but there was no pestering to buy a drink etc...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ginag408
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this beach our hotel was on the beach so just had to step onto the sand and you were there. Lots of sun beds available at no charge if you are staying at kombo beach hotel. There are security guards along the beach...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Carly M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wha5 an awesome place and so clean. Locals rake the beach every morning and there is absolutely no rubbish. You will be approached by locals trying to sell you things but as a rule they accept a firm no thank you. I highly recommend a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Tanya O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The beach has great sand. The water is warm but blur with sand because of the waves. The bumpsters, fruit ladies and horses keeps the beach busy and its hard to get a nice calm stay. The Only good thing is all the sand.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bj_rnc236
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