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Liido Beach Somalia

Wadada Liido | Between Via Sanca & W Boondheere, Mogadishu, Somalia
+1 773-376-8858
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Awesome Beach Visit

I visited roughly a year after the attack here. I could still see the bullet holes in the walls of... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
AbuBrandon
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Lots of sand!

Myself and my son Patrick went to explore this beautiful place! Very sandy! My son got sand in his... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Alex T
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Built specifically for Italian colonialists,this beach is the best beach Mogadishu has yet to offer,thousands of people both local and foreigners flock to escape the heat on weekends.It has beachfront resorts.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
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“fresh seafood” (2 reviews)
“sand” (2 reviews)
“fun” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Wadada Liido | Between Via Sanca & W Boondheere, Mogadishu, Somalia
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+1 773-376-8858
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

I visited roughly a year after the attack here. I could still see the bullet holes in the walls of the restaurant. It was still epic. If you get the chance, rent a boat and go into the ocean (not too far) as it was...More

4  Thank AbuBrandon
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Myself and my son Patrick went to explore this beautiful place! Very sandy! My son got sand in his crocs, and in my pants! He started crying because his Gameboy Advance got covered in sand! Sand, Sand, Sandy Sand! Safe, good food, lovely! I will...More

5  Thank Alex T
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

In September? I and 3 friends had lunch the restaurant. The food was fresh with very generous servings. Good service, serene environment. I recommend visitors to lunch there when it is most safe time.

4  Thank Aydrus D
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

No go zone on Thursdays and Fridays, packed to the limit. Best time to go is on a Saturday from 8 to Midday. Clean and safe, and less crowded. Always take the floater jackets, 1 Dollar per person for unlimited time.No Lifeguards available at this...More

2  Thank Abdur-rahman A
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Locals just relaxing having a good time. Known to be busy on the weekends especially Fridays which looks and feel very different than being there on a weekday. Having lunch at the Liido beach restaurant and ordering fresh seafood is a must.

1  Thank Dana Z
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Best beach in Africa I love it Mogadishu city somalia πŸ˜πŸ‘πŸ”›Good Night πŸ’€πŸŒ™ 😊 Sweet Dream 🌠🌠🌠🌠🌠🌠🌠 🌱🍯🌱🌱🍯🌱🐝🌱 🌱🍯🌱🌱🍯🌱🌱🌱 🌱🍯🍯🍯🍯🌱🍯🌱 🌱🍯🌱🌱🍯🌱🍯🌱 🌱🍯🌱🌱🍯🌱🍯🌱 🌼🌱 Hi honey! 🌱🌼

1  Thank Abdisalam I
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

As a tourist you are highly unlikely to get to this beach as Somalia is pretty shut off and its not recommended to go there even if you could get a flight. I only got there because of my job. Don't swim in the sea...More

15  Thank Graeme K
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Reviewed 5 September 2016

If I were not there, I would say that beach is not real ! First of all is spotless, there is not one piece of paper on the sand, then go to any beach in my Country and rubbish is up to your head. There...More

4  Thank Claudia L
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Visit was very short but is the place here Somalis hang out. It is probably one of the top ten most beautiful beaches in Africa.

3  Thank flybynighter
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

There aren't a lot if good things to say about Mogadishu. The airport is a shakedown, the roads are atrocious but this beach is nice. The water is very choppy and you must watch out for sharks.

4  Thank David A
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