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Address: Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo
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A long stretch of precious, spacious beaches, Côte Sauvage is a jewel of...

A long stretch of precious, spacious beaches, Côte Sauvage is a jewel of Pointe Noire.

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A good time to visit is on Sundays after mid-day. The crowd start coming after mid-day on nice hot sunny days. Good place for a relaxed beer and crowd watching.The place is... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
Thomas O
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Republic of the Congo
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Republic of the Congo
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60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A good time to visit is on Sundays after mid-day. The crowd start coming after mid-day on nice hot sunny days. Good place for a relaxed beer and crowd watching.The place is popular among teenagers, families, just out on Sundays for a bit of fun and frolic. Lots of restaurants lined up along the beach ranging from budget traveler to... More 

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Urk, The Netherlands
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79 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Just a beach, nothing special. On hot days even the ocean water is warm. DON'T go when it's dark, lot of criminals and prostitutes.

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1 Thank Gerrit B
London, United Kingdom
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258 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Cote Sauvage is a lengthy beach, and a great spot to watch the sun set in the west into the South Atlantic ocean. Sizeable homes along the waterfront road including the Pointe Noire residential compound of the President. Restaurants and night life centred here.

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Thank Methymna
New Delhi, India
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197 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Not a place to swim with the rip currents if you go too far in. Good place to people watch. Also a place to eat seafood. Avoid the crabs, especially the shelled ones.

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Thank kashgo
Pretoria, South Africa
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2015

The fish is absolutely superb you can't have better seafood anywhere else and the sorbet is to die for food is top class and festive atmosphere. This is a favourite

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Thank AnneStrydom
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 December 2014

The beach is a nice place to go to on the weekends; just to enjoy the sea breeze and to relax from the mundane weekdays. The waves are wonderful, and you can see lots of surfers in the weekend. However, I could not vouch for the beach and its water. There are a number of restaurants by the beach side... More 

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Thank KLow87
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2014

This is a wonderful place to stay. The beach is great but small on flood-tide and the waves are spectacularly. On Sunday it is "walking" time families enjoying theirselves and young guys doing gymnastics, There is the hotel Twiga with a nice pool overlooking the beach.

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1 Thank Marjanneke
New Delhi, India
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103 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2013

The beach is the life saver in Pointe Noire, which is otherwise a small and boring city with limited options of things to do. The several restaurants along the beach ( expensive though) offer a fine dining experience with fresh catch from the ocean. As for the beach itself, they are fun - have a nice local flavor with people... More 

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2 Thank WhereIsPrateekToday
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2012 via mobile

Nice beach, huge, good for a walk or a swim. Lots of people on the weekends, there's swimming and even some surfing going on. Several nice hotels along the beach.

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3 Thank 948susan
Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2012

I spent a day there with some friends, just for relaxing and swimming. If you're not a hotel guest, you will have to pay 10k CFA (which is 15€) for using the pool. Iasked for a towel and after some negotiations the towel was included in the price. The pool is modern and clean, with showers and cool sunloungers. A... More 

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