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Really good Mackerel on a very pretty beach in Africa

We went to the beach for fun in the sun and good food and found both at John Obey Beach. The best... read more

Reviewed July 3, 2017
MugShotPotter
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Newnan, Georgia
Lovely beach near Freetown

A beautiful and secluded beach near Freetown. We stayed one night at Tribewanted and found the... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2017
Michael L
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London, United Kingdom
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3 Jul 2017
“Really good Mackerel on a very pretty beach in Africa”
20 Feb 2017
“A pleasant surpise”
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Reviewed July 3, 2017

We went to the beach for fun in the sun and good food and found both at John Obey Beach. The best was it was almost empty and so relaxing. We had a lunch of Mackerel and it was delicious. They set us up in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

A long sandy beach was clean and almost deserted during our mid-week visit, except for a few vendors who offered local goods, water, and fruit. The water was cleaner than the beaches in Freetown. Getting here from Freetown with aa taxi was a real experience...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank cfjd
Reviewed February 8, 2017

A beautiful and secluded beach near Freetown. We stayed one night at Tribewanted and found the workers there to be very friendly and helpful. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Michael L
Reviewed September 7, 2016

I've stayed at Tribewanted a number of times before and after expeditions in Sierra Leone. They couldn't be more helpful and have picked us up and taken us back to the airport and also dropped us off up country. The location really is just like...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank PaulT4565
Reviewed November 24, 2015

Beautuful and secluded beach not far from Freetown. White sand and volcanic rocks with the dramatic backdrop of the Western Peninsula - just magical

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Sarahweb1
Reviewed November 23, 2015

its just paradise! great experience, really fresh food with great taste, friendly ppl.... and all the ocean for you. If they had chairs to offer will be perfect... still i will not complain cause they have a bathroom. honestly i didn't have anything else to...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Sandra O
Reviewed September 15, 2015

for simplicity and good atmosphere try the John Obey beach. it is situated in an area least expected of a beach surrounded by hills and forest and you can always get fresh sea food and fruits

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Bamikole G
Reviewed August 29, 2015

for so many reasons this is A great little eco resort on a fantastic beach with great (freshly caught and cooked) food served. A real little haven mid week when it is less busy. So many activities available or just laze on the beach and...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank mick b
Reviewed July 10, 2014

Better than River Number two for so many reasons. A great litle eco resort on a fantastic beach with great (freshly caught and cooked) food served. A real little haven mid week when it is less busy. So many activities availabel or just laze onthe...More

Date of experience: August 2013
5  Thank SurreyGirl27
Reviewed April 25, 2014

Set on the most beautiful beach in Sierra Leone (better than River Number 2), Tribewanted have set up a perfect resort. Clearly designed for the young eco types, the resort has everything that one could want - fresh water showers, sit-down toilets, mosquito nets on...More

Date of experience: April 2014
4  Thank Jeremy F
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