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Probably one of the cleanest beaches I’ve ever been to with about 3 km of running space along the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Big open empty Beach

We visited the beach for some hours on a day trip from Pedasi. It was empty of people and went on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Reginald S
California, United States
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A beautiful horse-shoe shaped bay known for consistent waves, black sand beach, outdoor activities, comfortable accommodation, good food, and vibrant nightlife. One of the many beaches in Pedasi District (25 mins from Pedasi town), the beach has...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the cleanest beaches I’ve ever been to with about 3 km of running space along the shore. Great for surfing and SUP with a variety of restaurantes. Just be aware some of the restaurantes are more expensive than others

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the beach for some hours on a day trip from Pedasi. It was empty of people and went on and on. There are some hostels along the shore and a resort where we parked. It is a popular beach for surfing. After our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Reginald S
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My family and I just got back from a wonderful vacation in Playa Venao . Really love this little remote beach in the middle of nowhere, though I have been prettier looking beach’s this one has such a great energy and vibe . We stayed...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 123barrylarge
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great staff and great waves to surf. Hostels and everything is clean. People are awesome Cheers and enjoy

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nick C
Reviewed 21 August 2018

The design of the hotel is amazing. You really do not want to go anywhere. Just look at the infinity pool and not too far are the whales jumping out of the water. Several amazing places to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner with New York...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank rccobra1967
Reviewed 5 August 2018

You know when I came here it was rainy and I came expecting to see this fantastic picturesque place etc.... I was'nt really feeling it. It's not that big, might be paradise for a surfer, but for a beach goer it's just Ok. You want...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank travelbug2332
Reviewed 11 April 2018

This is a beautiful little horse shoe bay with everything from: 1. Selina - a fun and truly unique hostel for digital nomads and young adults from all over the world 2. Playa Venao Resort - a higher end but reasonable resort with well done...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jack V
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Just my opinion but it's my favorite beach, although you really have to want to go there as it's quite remote and the roads isn't all that smooth. There's a new resort there with a nice outdoor restaurant so you can eat an enjoy the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank mdfloyd322
Reviewed 20 March 2018

High surf, perfect for surfing and boogie boarding. Lots of places to rent equipment, book lessons and grab a bite to eat.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Familyonthetown
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Looks like a really large and nice beach. Road going there is terrible. Had drink there and found restaurant with great reviews was not open for lunch.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank mchali
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