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Address: Quelimane, Mozambique

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Very nice and enourmous beach but lousy trip by taxi

You really need to be careful about the taxis you take to go to the beach! The speed, checking the mobile phone on high speed, the disregard for people or animal on the road was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 November 2016
Faro, Portugal
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Faro, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

You really need to be careful about the taxis you take to go to the beach! The speed, checking the mobile phone on high speed, the disregard for people or animal on the road was unbelievable! Not even the fact that the police stopped our taxi and our driver got a fine (believe me!) made him go slower. On the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Zalala is great for what it is - a large, wide beach near the mouth of the Zambezi. I mention the river because it colors the water brown. So the water is brown from the mud of the river but I didn't see any signs of pollution. The water is often nice and cool but can get down right warm... More 

Thank JosephMcGhee
Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

The sand is not white, but the beach is enormous - kilometres long and at least a hundred metres from waterline to dunes, at least when the tide is out. The only people you will share it with are fishermen and the occasional bicyclist.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2013

Only about half an hour from Quelimane is this wind-swept ocean beach. Almost at the outlet of the mighty Licungo River this beach has dark sands and oddly is dotted with Pine trees despite the millions of coconut trees in Zambezia. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Quelimane.

Thank BerRivera

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