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Swimming with Wild Dolphins and Whale Watching
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Fantastic sight of the mountains behind the ocean and the area where the river meets the Indian ocean. Worth to make a half day visit. With (very) small children however you will enjoy another beach more due to the fact that this beach is not...More

Thank gasparmbalazs
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

Visited as part of a trip to see the dolphins (reviewed separately) but spent time in the bay itself on the way back and found a couple of great snorkelling spots.

Thank Selina_J_W
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Tamarin bay has one of the most peaceful and beautiful beaches on the island. This is a large cove beach with soft sand, and fairly peaceful surf. A sunset on Tamarin Bay beach is unforgettable. The beach can be accessed 2 ways. First from the...More

1  Thank babalubj
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

I visited Tamarin beach with a friend who was taking a dolphin cruise, so while she was gone spent 2 hours strolling, and admiring the views of the bay. The beach has lovely golden sand, but it's only about 500m long, so could become very...More

1  Thank smallspender
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Along west coast another popular place for swimming with Dolphins and Whales.. Many websites showcase pre-booking and luxurious features. (Two days before the activity I called for enquiry based on website contact details, found booking closed for next week) BUT... remember, there are many locals...More

Thank Ranjit D
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

This beach was a short walk from where we were staying. The best time to go there (for me) was just before sunset...the sky is transformed into the most amazing sunsets I have ever seen.

1  Thank AndyLawler
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

Yes this a very beautiful A lovely spot to stop by and picnic, swim and spend the day. A nice walk along the beach. Lots of shaded area from the sun. good Chinese food in the local area. this is paradise for surfers, if you...More

Thank sheim
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped on the way to Black River Gorge. Beach looked nice and clean with trees for shade. Nice view of the mountains in the north. Unfortunately no waves at that moment - supposed to be almost the only beach with waves.

1  Thank Michael G
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

On our way back from Chamarel to our hotel in Flic en Flac, we stopped at Tamarin Bay and loved what we have seen. Tamarin is a beautiful bay, with a mountain at the background and has a lovely clean beach Known for being a...More

2  Thank TopKingofKings
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Tamarin nice place and it's not only for those who wants to surf on the wave you can also go there with your families to enjoy your week end . If you go around 12 in the after noon surly you get chiness boul boullette...More

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Susan C
21 May 2016|
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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.
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