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Address: Off the main square, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Luxury Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches with Water Sports and Lunch
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Small sandy beach

A small sandy beach in Nerja. It is ideally located and close to the lovely town center and boulevard. Good restaurants and bars nearby.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 November 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice beach but looses sun late in afternoon. No facilities. OK for a swim or short sunbathe. Close to town for a drink etc. Bit steep for elderly.

Thank IAN B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

A small sandy beach in Nerja. It is ideally located and close to the lovely town center and boulevard. Good restaurants and bars nearby.

Thank Curtiz
Oldham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We have walked on the beach, and it is very nice. But unfortunately the Papagayo café is now derelict. It is not good for the area, and should be refurbished of demolished. It is sad to see it like this.

Thank Roswitha07
Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is a small and pretty crowded beach (even now, in mid-September), but it's right in the centre, so it's great for a quick swim. Also, water stays shallow as you enter the sea, so it's great for children (or for water frisbee!).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

This pocket of beach is the best. Clear water and boulders/rock pools to explore. Balcon de Europa and Nerja Old Town nearby.

Thank Leigh J
Gothenburg, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The crystal clear water and the dynamics of the boulders makes for a nice stay. It's not as crowded as one would expect from such a central playa

Thank andreeeas645
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

A good beach to visit for a quick swim during the day. Close to several eating places if you want food and refreshing beverages. Even better in the evening when most of the people have left for dinner.

Thank Christian Ø
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Grab a pizza from Little Italy and a bottle of wine and go sit on the beach when everyone else has left! This is a quite, beautiful place without the tourists!

Thank MathildeJohnsen
Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I found the beach quiet and conducive to reading and relaxing, apparently there have been some issues there recently. Papagayo's restaurant is an eyesore but I didn't let it bother me.

Thank Diane W
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Beautiful beach, such a shame that the bar/restaurant is now derelict and when we were there the little pathway linking up to other beaches was closed off too :-(

Thank caz726

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