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A lively place in Freetown

Lumley beach is one of the favourite destination of the people of Freetown. It does not charge... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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nicely located beach -- but needs to have more regular clean up

The restaurants lined along Lumley Beach give most customers a lovely view of the beach...However... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
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Lumley Beach Road, Freetown, Sierra Leone
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Horrible trashy beach. Packs of street dogs everywhere. No lighting at night and oh yeah, the beach is full of trash and medical waste.

Thank njaneardude
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Lumley beach is one of the favourite destination of the people of Freetown. It does not charge people to use the beach. Most of the nice and attractive hotels, resorts and restaurants are located in the Lumley beach area. You will find two nightclubs, casino...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Beach, football,festivals, jogging, gym, drinks, clubs, great food, golf, squash,amazing sunset views and great cafes.

Thank Osman S
Reviewed 30 March 2018

The restaurants lined along Lumley Beach give most customers a lovely view of the beach...However, the beach itself is not pristine and has trash along the waters edge...It's possible to see fishermen dragging in their nets at certain times of the day, but rarely see...More

Thank Sevenohio
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Lumley is a quite lively area of town. The top end is lively with bars, restaurants, beach bars, hotels etc. Some are even good to go to. Gigabonta especially for a pizza or ice cream. (wild fruits recommended) The beach is overrated, but is busy...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 26 February 2018

I stayed in a hotel by this beach unfortunately as locals just dump there rubbish/glass bottles/food waste etc on the beach it is unhygienic. I was travelling with my daughter and found a needle on the sand so made her wear shoes at all times....More

Thank Scarlett S
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Nice sand, good for laying out or playing a quick match of beach soccer. Waves are just right for bobbing. Get used to plastic and other debris sticking to or floating by you in the water, and definitely wear shoes or beach sandals. We saw...More

Thank Kendall M
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

A great area to see and be seen. Bustling on weekends with families, groups of teenagers playing football on the beach, and future stars taping singing videos. Great night scene. New wooden platforms are put up every week for restaurants and bars. However, beach is...More

Thank MayaguezanaPR
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Lumley beach is as 30 years ago... a great place to relax, a number of bigger or smaller beach bars, good grilled fish and great music ..... only parking can be a challenge

Thank h u
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Was a nice place to go spend my weekend and meet up with the locals for a chat and play football on the beach. It’s great fun with free entry of course

Thank Victor o
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Response from Adam W | Reviewed this property |
Four ways to get there; Ferry - cheapest but also longest, avoid if you can approx 4hr Car - huge drive around the bay, again avoid approx 4hr? Water taxi - two companies operate from airport and are fast reliable approx 1hr... More