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Perfect beach day

The beach at Gijon is lovely and my kids had a great time swimming on the day we visited. The beach... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
timhdronfield
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Dronfield, United Kingdom
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A must see while in gijon

For a restful day in Gijon visit this playa. From San Pedro Church to a comfortable walk along the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
ncbill47
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 June 2012

if you're in Gijon, start here. There is a great tourist office where you can get the lowdown on good places to eat and places to go etc. If you don't start here, the city can seem overwhelming - it's definitely not a tourist type...More

4  Thank myroes
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Reviewed 13 October 2012

Started at the Marina and wandered through the plazas and along the promenade on the coast. Even on a Sunday we found numerous places to sit outside and enjoy an expresso . We even saw a bakery with all kinds of goodies . We assumed...More

3  Thank Jane T
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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

One of two very big beaches just minutes from each other. I prefer the other one. Playa it's less crowded far better sandy beach and has lots good restaurants nearby. Lovely marinas in between both.

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The beach at Gijon is lovely and my kids had a great time swimming on the day we visited. The beach is on a gentle incline, so it's possible to head out a fair distance and still be able to stand up. Decent sized waves...More

Thank timhdronfield
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a pretty beach but it could do with more atmosphere like beach cafes and facilities. It’s all sandy. Rocky near where the river joins. Saw lots of sticking plasters and suchlike so improved beach cleaning would be nice.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

For a restful day in Gijon visit this playa. From San Pedro Church to a comfortable walk along the playa with plenty of seating for a comfortable rest. Along the playa their are plenty of cafes and restaurant and stores for the vacation shopper.

Thank ncbill47
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The beach is sandy and very clean, there are many showers to rinse off. The boardwalk is very wide and very clean. I learned to surf here and i would return for sure.

Thank travellingsloths
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

No service at all! A few showers, no toilets, no sunbeds, no shade, no nothing. But crowded! Clean and lots of surfers.

Thank Mikael N
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach.. perfect for kids! I love the quite at this time of the year tho as I understood it will be very packed in summer.. I wouldn’t mind going back!

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful beach and stunning views. The beach was too busy for my liking though, but the views made up for it. Thank

Thank James G
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

It is a very beautiful walk which I truly recommend, take a bus to go the migrants mother monument and then walk up to san Pedro, the boardwalk is really nice and you can mane amazing pictures.

Thank veronicae772
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Loved this beach. Huge crashing waves, soft sand and great water color. Got to see a baby turtle. Hiked down to the rocks and saw the waves crash thru 2 caves. Took the hike up to the lighthouse and had spectacular views. Hardly no one...More

Thank Cindy V
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El agua esta fría en junio, incluso en agosto, es propio de las playas del norte de España
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