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Playa de San Juan

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Type: Beaches
Description: A long stretch of beach that is lined with resorts, restaurants and shops.
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Braughing, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This really is a lovely spot for grown ups and families. The beach is vast, cleaner than clean and relaxed. Dotted along the promenade are a huge array of lovely restaurants where you can sit beneath the shade of palm trees and either have a cocktail in a trendy bar on a white leather sofa watching the sun go down... More

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The whole area is out of this world 6km's from Alicante, lovely stretch of beach with approx. 20 restaurants,

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful, clean beach. Playgrounds for children on the sand and some nice places to eat on the promenade.

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Playa San Juan in Alicante is the perfecct beach. The sand is almost white and there is just the right amount of surf. The restaurants on the beach are actually pretty good esp for lunch. The little city itself is well laid out and has some nice restaurants as well. The tram is very new and takes you quickly into... More

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South Coast UK
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This beach is between the beautiful city of Alicante and the less attractive (to me!) resort of Benidorm. It is a sandy glorious stretch of the Costa Blanca and I love returning here time and again. It has a great promenade with a mixture of modern and more traditional cafes and restaurants. There is a large hotel at one end... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The San Juan beach in Alicante (or even the whole city) would often miss out on traveler's map owing to other commercially publicized locations as Benidorm etc., but trust me very few beach towns in whole of Spain will come as close to the beauty called 'Alicante'. Put yourself up in a hotel/resort in the San Juan beach area and... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
4 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

Absolutely lovely beach. There is an abundance of restaurants to eat at, as well as great sports to play on the beach. When the sun starts to go down, everybody ventures over to some of the bars on the beach, which are superb. I would recommend going.

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Basel, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

1. How to go there? From Alicante take Bus 21/22 or Tram (best way by bus) takes about 20min, directly to Playa de San Juan. 2. Beach clean beach surrounded by several shops and restaurants. Water is cleaner than Alicante beach. 3. For 12Euro you can rent two lounger plus an umbrella until 7pm. For sunbathing just for few hours... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Spendind 2 weeks in apartment 1 block away from beach, great beach, city lifesaving service, beach sports installations, always clean with light color sand and shallow waterfront, great for children. In late August always some waves, but not disturbing. great location overall.

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Warsaw, Poland
4 reviews 4 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I have visited many beaches in Costa del Sol, Costa Brava and Costa Blanca and it's one of the best. It's very long and wide with fine, light colour sand and some palm trees planted to shed shadow. if you don't have your own beach umbrella. The water has a beautiful turquoise colour and it's shallow so can easily see... More

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