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Beautiful Mauritius

We spent a couple of evenings on this beach . Easy access for the nearby hotels. Clear water and... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Janette W
Peace & quiet

With so many hotels along the Balaclava beach, it's difficult to find somewhere to relax! The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago

With so many hotels along the Balaclava beach, it's difficult to find somewhere to relax! The public beach is ideal for those who want to get away from the busy hotels and crowded beaches. There are no restaurants or bars, but packing a family picnic...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful, with good quality with reasonable cost sea foods. Short beach side so tanning is going to be challenge.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Beach is situated close to a road and there is sufficient parking. The beach is clean and safe to swim from.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dras N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoy swimming in the sea and this could not ne done at Balacalva which was quite dissapointing. Not interesting for children either.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank g0naz
Reviewed 21 October 2018

We spent a couple of evenings on this beach . Easy access for the nearby hotels. Clear water and calm waves. Lots of stray dogs around. Not every one is a dog lover , but if you see them show them some kindness .

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Janette W
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

This is a very small beach...very stoney in parts. Not much to be seen in the way of shells etc a few small crabs. Some great water sports going on at this beach. Beautiful Sunsets 🌅

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank littlevMedway
Reviewed 14 October 2018

really recommend to go there. the public beaches give a great addition to the once on the hotel.....

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank patrick s
Reviewed 9 October 2018

nice location, not many people around and safe place for us like couple and we can stay till late on the beach

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rayaan S
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This beach is open to all and near Oberoi Hotel. Its not overly crowded. If you are not staying at a beach property, you could head to this one and then head out to the hotels close by for a cup of coffee. Beautiful blue...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank aldb19
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Visited 7 Colours, Rummery, Waterfall, Volcanic crater and Hindu Temple. Tours can be arranged through hotel, independent organisations and taxi's are also available outside the front of most hotels.

Date of experience: September 2018
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29 August 2017|
Response from Adventureseeker524 | Reviewed this property |
As there were all inclusive resorts here dotted around the beach, we did not see any restaurants apart from the ones linked to the hotels.
28 September 2015|
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Response from Maria T | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are part of the hotel grounds. You can reach them by passing the kiosk on the beach where you book boat trips etc, then follow the path along side the river up to the ruins. There are also waterfalls near there but... More