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Barbary Beach

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Address: East of Lucaya, Freeport, Grand Bahama Island

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Seclusion

We've been going to Barbary Beach (as far to the left as you can go) for years and have never felt in danger as others have. Perhaps we've been lucky but we prefer seclusion over... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 March 2015
Seagypsy15
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Stratford, Canada
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New Jersey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

So we left our hotel beach which we are extremely disappointed in hoping to find an amazing beach when we got here. And when we got into a little secluded spot we felt a little bit nervous because of who did it was not to mention the garbage that was sitting in the spot that we pulled into. Then when... More 

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Stratford, Canada
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2015

We've been going to Barbary Beach (as far to the left as you can go) for years and have never felt in danger as others have. Perhaps we've been lucky but we prefer seclusion over noisy tourists. Yes, there is garbage, mostly off boats I think, which is a tragedy. The water is crystal clear, the sand is soft, what... More 

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1 Thank Seagypsy15
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

I think we found Barbary beach... There were enough signs pointing us the direction of it, but nothing to tell you that you've arrived! My friends and I drove around for quite a while trying to find the beach, and took many detours that placed us on abandoned roads. At one point we ended at a road block, and littered... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2015

There's a long stretch of beautiful sand to walk along and you get to Peterson Cay from this coast line. However, there's garbage everywhere from beer cans to oil bottles, rope, shoes, etc. They need a park service to maintain, but there's really nothing else out there and the resort is abandoned/not finished so it may improve overtime.

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1 Thank TravelSmarterJZ
Prince Albert, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2015

Not alot of people, nice long beach to stroll and catch some rays. Rent a scooter or coconutz motorized bike and head out. Light traffic and seclusion is a welcome sight.

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1 Thank Paeddy
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2015

Its beautiful and peaceful and a fabulous place to just relax and enjoy its beautiful scenery !!! There are hidden treasures all over if you are into looking for shells or just seeing all the different crabs and other things there !

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1 Thank Diana O
Freeport, Bahamas
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

Barbary Beach is on the eastern part of the island. It requires transportation to get there. A lot of persons go there to have group outings. It is a wonderful beach with a lot of trees to provide some shade on the shore. Make sure go in a group to this beach as it is out from the centre of... More 

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Elyria, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2014

Secluded beautiful beach with a great deal of shallow water so we can walk out really far. Breath taking!

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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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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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