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Beach not great, dolphins were incredible

We were fortunate enough to swim with the dolphins in an incredible (and seemed to be safe) way... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Unclean pathetic Tamarin Beach

Tamarin beach is extremely dirty, naturally, black sand beach, not at all place to visit. can be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hyderabad, India
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This beach is well-known for its excellent surfing conditions.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were fortunate enough to swim with the dolphins in an incredible (and seemed to be safe) way. Our skipper was really good and guided us on how best to see the dolphins and being that close to them really was a once in a...More

Thank El_Stone_1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tamarin beach is extremely dirty, naturally, black sand beach, not at all place to visit. can be skipped. Though lot of tour operators for dolphin tours etc operate from here.

Thank JustAni
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very clean and neat beach. Scope for surfing and can see dolphins in the interior location of ocean.

Thank Venkatesh6660
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tamarin is a stunning bay, overshadowed by a glorious mountain. The sand is good and there is a strong chance you may see the odd dolphin! The bay can be accessed from resorts in Wolmar (particularly Maradiva and Sands) by walking along the beach and...More

Thank Seatroutfisher-1
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Tamarin Beach is located near the coastal village of Tamarin, in the western part of Mauritius. This is one of the many beautiful beaches of Mauritius situated in the district of Black River.

Thank travelerKolkata
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Me and 4 of my friends came over for a surfing holiday and were treated like crap by the locals. We were not allowed to surf at the main break, localism is very bad, they call themselves the White shorts. We couldnt even rent longboards,...More

4  Thank Ricky D
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome Spot to Spend the Day... If u have the chance check out The Bay as well.. It is a small restaurant/Resort thing which has great food.

3  Thank twistedfoodlover
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Clean yellow sandy beach. See dolphins and fish. Wonderful location, hidden gem. Quiet beach. Good for body boarding, surfing. Water sports. Water skiing. Boat trips to see the dolphins. Swimming and collecting shells.

1  Thank flutterby51
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The place is nice, with nice local food being sold. There is free parking and the sea waves are extra ordinary great.

Thank Yannick G
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This was one of the best things we did in Mauritius. We got a speed boat ride (shared) with 5-6 other passengers (Total 10). The bay is famous for 2 types of dolphins - Bottlenose and Spinner. We saw spinner dolphins in the bay. There...More

3  Thank Amit M
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Susan C
21 May 2016|
Response from David S |
I was there in the last week of July. Winter!! Beautiful sunshine, warm water, lots of swimming. I guess summer may be hotter and more humid. Coming from the UK, I think their winter will be beautifully warm for you.