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Fantastic Place to go

What a GREAT FABULOUS place to go to. A short taxi ride from Freetown. On approach to the beach... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
John G
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London, United Kingdom
Nice beach

I really enjoyed my visit to this beach. A cheap day out as you just have to pay a 5000le donation... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Scarlett S
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London, United Kingdom
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Lakka, Sierra Leone
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

What a GREAT FABULOUS place to go to. A short taxi ride from Freetown. On approach to the beach there is a le 5000 per person community area fee. Though this is not always enforced, it could be either teenagers asking for the money or...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

I really enjoyed my visit to this beach. A cheap day out as you just have to pay a 5000le donation to access the beach. Beach is mostly clean,the locals are welcoming, you can rent a table&chair on the sand and enjoy freshly cooked fish...More

Thank Scarlett S
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I was working in Sierra Leone for two weeks and during the weekend we planned to visit a local beach, our local friends recommended Lakka and there we went! It was a great location, relaxing, easygoing, great food, great buys. You have to negotiate with...More

Thank Betty A
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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

On a hot and humid day it is a welcome relief to swim in this beach. Plenty of people to keep you safe, but only if they can swim well. The water has a very strong undercurrent which takes effort to overcome. And sand!! Your...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2016

Not much space to park cars and beach is small in comparisson to number 2, but clean. One restaurant and bar is present and relative minor beachseats.

Thank shg496
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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Actually visited in May 2013 whilst working in Sierra Leone. Staff at the bar's were super friendly, food was delicious and extremely cheap. Spent an entire day here with work colleagues just swimming and drinking. Was an amazing experience, especially driving through Freetown! As previous...More

Thank TillyandChris
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Reviewed 2 May 2015

LOVED the beach... stretches far, quiet, local shops selling awesome patchwork fabrics, bags, and statues. The food!!! At the beach bar, grilled Barracuda and Lobster fresh from the sea! Swimming in the ocean, chilled, can make you forget the rest of the world!!

Thank Lissele
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Reviewed 28 January 2015

Lake beach was the prettiest beach I have seen in Sierra Leone. There are shops, restaurants and hotels. All of which appeared nice enough for the area. Great place to spend an afternoon.

Thank Edp25
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

After all the hassle on Lumley Beach this place is a gem, close enough to base yourself here instead of Freetown and a lot cleaner, more relaxing and cheaper!

Thank paddyarch
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

For me the most beautiful place of the world, but this is not entirely an objective datum because wound in a cover of emotions and memoirs. I have been to Lakka for 2 months near the Family Homes Movement of father Berton, therefore I have...More

Thank Framsn
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