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Great beach but gets VERY busy

This beach is a fairly well known surf spot; in fact it's World class and when the conditions are... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Matt S
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
nice boardwalk and facilities

We walked on the boardwalk and in the eucalyptus forest, rented paddle boards, swam, had some... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
travellingsloths
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

This beach is a fairly well known surf spot; in fact it's World class and when the conditions are right, the left hander off the harbour wall/cliff is one of the best in Europe. HOWEVER it has a reputation for localism which I had not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Matt S
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We walked on the boardwalk and in the eucalyptus forest, rented paddle boards, swam, had some beers. It's a very nice beach located on a estuary so very interesting at different times of the tide. It was very busy as it was the first week...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

This is a fabulous sweep od clean fine sand at the head of the Villaviciosa estuary. Depending on weather and state of tide it variously offers scope for all types of family beach fun from surfing to paddling, beach games, play with children, rock pools...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank EleanorStoneham
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We could see this beach from our apartment, we took the drive round the estuary to find it. Free parking leads through a wooded area set with picnic tables to a very clean beach. Worth seeking out.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank nicolec329
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We have spent 6 or 7 days on this beach during our two week holiday, the beach is very clean, good facilities and great for surfing or boogie boards. Our children aged 9 and 14 loved it.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank hstoney
Reviewed 18 August 2017

large with lots of facilities - cafe's, toilets and showers. Went on a sunny Saturday and there is a large car park that just had space. The waves break at a fair height and are powerful, which is great fun but may be daunting for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jimb0b44
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Visited here so my 17 year old surfer son could experience the famous Rodile wave. However, he found it a little scary and ended up at the other end of the beach where the waves are tamer but still (apparently) good. Nice long sandy beach,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank bod75
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Only came here once, it's a very long sandy beach but it's also very busy. Parking is a nightmare, you feel very lucky to get a space. There is no shade at all on the beach either. The loudspeaker system is not a good thing,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Wiltshirewanderer77
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Lovely beach. You can walk round to the estuary of Villaviciosa. Good views. Can see the strata levels in the rocks.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank belfastcambridge
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Great waves, beautiful Eukalyptus forrest and peace... the bars are a bit further from the beach so you have to walk there through the forrest and then towards the river, but it is worth it. We had dinner there with friends and the food was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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