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Cool blow hole and the start of an awesome walk!

I have lived on Ascension for 5 years and feel that Goldman's review "You swim, you die" is a... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
Annalise T
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Las Vegas, Nevada
You swim you die

The beaches at Ascension are amazing. Very beautyfull golden soft sand surounded by cliffs. But if... read more

Reviewed May 24, 2016
goldmann
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Lund
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23 Aug 2016
“Cool blow hole and the start of an awesome walk!”
15 Jun 2016
“There are two better beaches on the island”
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

I have lived on Ascension for 5 years and feel that Goldman's review "You swim, you die" is a little over dramatic. While I don't recommend that you just jump in anywhere at any time, if you are a sea smart swimmer then you will...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Annalise T
Reviewed June 15, 2016

This beach you can walk to in 5 minutes. The two best ones you need to take a car ride. The favourite of the locals and myself is the English Beach. Fairly nearby is the comfortless beach which is tiny but really pretty.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Ross B
Reviewed May 24, 2016

The beaches at Ascension are amazing. Very beautyfull golden soft sand surounded by cliffs. But if you swim you die. The current is extreamly strong and several people has just disapeared. There are only two beaches at Ascension where it´s reasonably safe to swim. Comfortless...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank goldmann
Reviewed April 11, 2016

If you ever get the chance, Go! Not many get that chance. Small island with a rich history. Turtles were migrating when we visited

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank LPAMIKE
Reviewed December 28, 2015

This must be one of the most fantastic places on Ascension: a natural blowhole in the lava on a beach. As the waves come in, the water shoots into the air. We spent hours watching it, from all angles and from above. In Two Boats...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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You can sometimes when the big fish come in but most of the time this is not the best place to fish. There are so many other places to fish though. Off the rocks is best and many people fish off the pier head. If you are... More
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