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Address: Catalan Bay, Gibraltar

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Could be quite charming in the sun!

Took the bus around to see it but unfortunately it was pouring rain and nothing was really open. You take a flight of steps down from the main road, near the Caletta Hotel to... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Derby, United Kingdom
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259 reviews 259 reviews
103 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Took the bus around to see it but unfortunately it was pouring rain and nothing was really open. You take a flight of steps down from the main road, near the Caletta Hotel to the beach promenade or you can walk down the road from the north end. The painted buildings were very attractive. The beach is small. Only 1... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Walked from Ocean Village to The bay, wanted to walk right round the rock however two thirds of the way round there's a tunnel that pedestrians can't use. Nice walk anyway

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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nice if you want to get away from the town centre, but there's not a lot at the bay. There's also some land reclamation going on, so it might seem a little bit like a building site at the northern end.

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Benalup-Casas Viejas, Spain
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A delightful and safe beach for the family with gorgous views of Gibralta bay and plenty of places to eat a great place to chill and swim in the crystal clear waters

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We were staying at Sandy Bay just a short stroll away. Lovely scenery. We had a walk there on the Monday evening around 8pm and nothing was open except the seafood restaurant at the other end. How ever we noticed an Italian Restaurant (Michael Angelo's was open later in the week. Also the Calleta Hotel is on the Sandy Bay... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This little bay is charming. A bit of olde worlde Gibraltar. The charming church at it's centre is dwarfed by the close proximity of "the rock" and both of these, make this a unique spot. Good food is to be had at the local hostelry, as are some considerable hours relaxing on the beach, and collecting sea shells. Don't miss... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

We were the only people on the beach when we visited in February but it was very quaint, with pretty little houses and fishing boats, but do take a drink or something to eat as nothing is open, may be different in summer months. We walked to the beach along the coast road which was very windy but buses run... More 

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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We took the bus to Catalan bay and walked along the coastal road. You cannot walk all the way as the tunnel is pedestrian only so we had to turn around and come back. There was nothing there except some lovely views.

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Liked the bay, crashing waves, sat having a coffee. Loved the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows. Would be great to return here in summer. Walked up to the Caleta Hotel for a drink on their terrace, very relaxing hour.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Lovely beach, clear and clean water, safe environment for the kids, plenty of restaurants in the summer and all in all, a great place to spend time. Top tips are to get there early (Gibralterians will head out early to position towels, chairs etc to claim a good spot and then disappear till later), bring a picnic and a small... More 

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