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My preferred beach in the area

Nice, clean, and beautiful, nothing else to say. We were there end of February, the beach was not... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
soy038
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France
Fun beach by happening area of Punta

This beach is right by the very lively Main Street of la barra. It can get very crowded during high... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2016
Katrin S
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New York City, New York
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9 Mar 2018
“My preferred beach in the area”
28 Apr 2018
“Overcrowded !”
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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This beach is right by the very lively Main Street of la barra. It can get very crowded during high season. Fun for family and with friends.

1  Thank Katrin S
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

The whole area , from la barra to Montoya is too crowded , too dirty , too loud ! From screaming children to loud football playing tourists one just can’t even think about enjoying these beaches ! Besides they are tiny beaches , best beaches...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Nice, clean, and beautiful, nothing else to say. We were there end of February, the beach was not too busy compared to others in the area.

Thank soy038
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Montoya has been a very fashionable beach for decades. By mid afternoon, you will be surrounded by people within 2-3 feet.

Thank biothorberg
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Beautiful and lovely - except from high season you have your private beach that makes your life rich

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a wonderful beach. Located in a beautiful place with many gorgeous houses on the beach. Well worth the visit.

Thank Alejandro Z
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We came around 11am πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Ύand staid until 6pm, just had a blast there. Beautiful beach, people, πŸ„ surf. Much better beach than the one in punta. May be spend the day here and go back in the night to punta

Thank Cecilio O
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

This beach is right by the very lively Main Street of la barra. It can get very crowded during high season. Fun for family and with friends.

1  Thank Katrin S
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Beautiful beach outside La Barra. Great for body surfing and playing around in the waves. Be careful with young children though, the waves can be very powerful and it gets deep pretty quick,

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 December 2015

This beach as far as I am concerned is the perfect combo; enough waves for the adventurous, but never too scary for the family-type visitors; perfect for walking and finding treasures, food and snacks nearby, chair and umbrella rentals, and lots of happy people.

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