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Catalan Bay

Catalan Bay, Gibraltar
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Ranked #12 of 29 attractions in Gibraltar
Type: Bodies of Water, Beaches
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Basildon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Catalan Bay is on the east side of the rock, and is easy access by nos 4 & 8 bus from the town on the west side. Walk down from the bus stop through the housing complex to a wide sandy beach with plenty of facilities - toilets, changing rooms, shops and basic restaurants

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Vancouver, Canada
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90 reviews 90 reviews
52 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We walked nearly the entire country and ended our journey here. It was nice respite. The beach is filled with families, teenagers and couples. You need to buy/bring an umbrella as there aren't any for rent. The beach is located in front of houses and businesses. You can buy food, drinks and ice cream here. There are also washroom facilities... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Good to visit however no shade and gets very hot. The sea is freezing. Very clean toilets and there are showers to use. Bus takes you there from market place.

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

What a beautiful beach. It's such a stunning place and it was never crowded while we were there. There are a couple of places to eat from along the beach front, toilets and changing rooms.

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lowestoft
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4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Went here to see the beach and the pretty painted buildings. The only downside was that we couldn't get anywhere to eat as every table was reserved. I think the whole of Gibraltar makes there way to this beach for Sunday lunch followed by time in the sun

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

went to the village inn for dinner one night.Lovely bay and views out to sea.Ordered hake and chips,very nice and plentyful.staff were very helpful.very good price,even with wine.They even called a taxi for us to go back to ocean village.A very pleasant experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Everything you want for a lovely family day at the beach is here, apart from sunbeds... Beach and water is clean, showers, toilets, lovely lady in a little hut? selling drinks, ice creams etc and won't break the bank. Also ice cream gallery, shop, pub and restaurant. Steps from this beach up to the Caletta Hotel if you fancy a... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Catalan Bay is beautiful. We spent a very pleasant afternoon there with old friends having a day out. The new buildings there which are all painted in different pastel shades are lovely. Very relaxing.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The beach was deserted when we arrived, but during the day people arrived. Local fishermen were bring their catch onto the beach, so the seagulls were busy ! The sand was clean, the water was clean, and safe for bathing.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed at the Caleta Hotel that is next to Catalan Bay, it is a lovely pretty clean beach that has bars and a shop and restaurants just by it!

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