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Address: Catalan Bay, Gibraltar

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Gib’s nicest beach area

A small beach area with a range of facilities – bars and restaurants etc. Gets very busy in summer but worth considering on a hot day when the sea beckons.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain
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Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain
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266 reviews 266 reviews
32 attraction reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

A small beach area with a range of facilities – bars and restaurants etc. Gets very busy in summer but worth considering on a hot day when the sea beckons.

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London ,England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I know there are very few beaches in Gibraltar but all beaches are not very big and do get very busy.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Small sandy beach, sheltered and ideal for children. There are 3 restaurants and a cafe at the bay, there is always somewhere to eat and drink open and very reasonable prices. Accessed by the number 4 or 8 buses from the Market place in town. A day rover or Adult Hoppa costs £2.25 each for a full days travel !!... More 

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Switzerland
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

As a part of my family live there, we often visited Gibraltar. As usual the whole family spent most of the summer days at Catalan Bay, which was always great fun for all, especially for us children. But I'm talking of the "old" Catalan Bay, in the years of 1964 - 1985. Since then a lot of things have changed.... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We stayed in the caleta hotel so it was our local beach, it gets very busy with locals and not as clean as it should be but plenty of pubs & eateries there! Sandy bay further up the coast is less busy.

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Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We took the no 4 bus from Bus station in town and it took approx 20 mins to get here. Lovely sandy quiet beach with a shop that sells drinks etc. easy to get to and very quiet

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Mangalore, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Its a nice place to enjoy the view of the Mediterranean sea. Its well connected by bus. Its the first/ last (depending on which direction the bus is heading) stop on route number 4 or 8

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Sunbury on Thames
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80 reviews 80 reviews
28 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Sandy(ish) bay with hotel at one end and harbourside cottages. Definitely not worth the walk from the main town but could be worth a bus ride is nothing else to do.

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london
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

lovely quiet bay, very pictureques and clean, I owuld have thought if gets very busy in the peak season

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Really peaceful and relaxing! We had the entire beach to ourselves on our recent visit in April. This side of the rock is very quiet and away from everything, a must visit!

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