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Rough waters and sea weed

The week we stayed at Bougainvillea Resort, the beach was posted with Red flags because the waters... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mymeggie
,
Wisconsin
Small private beach

When there is an off shore breeze there is a slight sewage smell. Very private beach no amenities... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Don H
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Scotland, Canada
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Maxwell Coast Road, Maxwell, Barbados
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The week we stayed at Bougainvillea Resort, the beach was posted with Red flags because the waters were so rough and there was a ton of seaweed. So unfortunately we were not able to go into the water.

Thank Mymeggie
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When there is an off shore breeze there is a slight sewage smell. Very private beach no amenities. Watch out for the tides, we were sun bathing and got complacent, big wave came in and soaked us all.

Thank Don H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a few rocky spots that you have to leave to walk around before you can get back to the sand. Walking along the powdery sand from Maxwell Beach to Oistens was very relaxing.

Thank MrsTW
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say stunning. Water wad a bit rough when we were there if you catch the tide at the right time of stay you can walk from oistins right down to the sandals resort in Dover

Thank Angela J
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

(Would say "good" not "very good" although the TripAdvisor rating system doesn't allow that.) Not too crowded when we visited in February. Nice small/medium waves for bodysurfing. Beautiful water when the seaweed isn't around. No food vendors or watersports stuff available though Mostly guests from...More

Thank themm20
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We came early and late in the day and virtually had the beach to ourselves. Lovely water, sand and very clean.

Thank Anaru M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My wife and I walked up and down Maxwell beach several times while staying at the Bougainvillea Resort. The beach is quite nice with several areas to swim at. The main issue and one that has been covered in numerous reviews is that fact that...More

Thank MisterCheeky
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Stunningly beautiful beach on this magical island... must visit... again... and again...and again...extremely quiet relaxing beach and perfect for snorkelling and swimming. The turtles are fascinating to watch

1  Thank Doveling
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We stayed at the Butterfly Beach Hotel and this beach was next door, sea was very rough and there was not a lot to do or see. Ok for a walk but that was about it.

Thank hopkinstownboy
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We went to this beach on our first day because it was within walking distance of our villa. Like all of the beaches in Barbados, it's beautiful! Only downside is that it was dominated by two Resorts that try to restrict public use. There are...More

Thank Melanie R
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Tobias237
3 January 2018|
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Response from CJHolder | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can walk.
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jae_eas
8 November 2017|
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Response from _pseddy01 | Reviewed this property |
I never saw any chairs to rent on this stretch of beach. There are plenty of places to eat along the road across from the beach.
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