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Address: Off the main square, 29780 Nerja, Spain

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Hidden away.

We only say this beach from the Bacon, but we walked down the steep steps & it is a wee lovely area to chill out at.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Seriously most beautiful beach I visited while in Spain. We got there around 2pm, so it was already crazy crowded, but that didn't bother us! We found a little spot of free sand and set up for a couple hours. The water was so clear and clean and perfect to stay in, as it was like over 35 that day.... More 

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Nerja, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nerja’s very popular beach bar and restaurant, Papagayo, on Calahonda beach, next to the Balcon de Europa has been told that they will be unable to reopen this spring after their winter break, as Nerja council have changed the classification of the land the restaurant stands on. According to the owner of the bar, Jean Pierre Torriglia, the news was... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We only say this beach from the Bacon, but we walked down the steep steps & it is a wee lovely area to chill out at.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Ok, it's a small beach. Yes, there are a lot of people. But it's clean, everything you need is in walking distance (drinks, food, ice cream) and the man who's renting out the sunbeds and umbrella's is just so nice. He will help you out with everything and takes care of you and your childeren in the perfect way.

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Datchet, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Once a very unspoilt place to get your kit off and do some sun bathing au naturel! A set of beautifull beaches just a stone throw from Playa Blanca - still ok to get your kit off but just not remote anymore - there is even a road that goes there!!

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Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

lovely beach does fill up quick you would want to be there early if you wanted a sun lounger has shower on exit to wash off sand

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County Wexford, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

An ok beach with hilly access/egress. Used to go to the Papagayo Resteraunt which was nice for lunch but seems to be abandoned this year.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A lovely sheltered beach directly East of the Balcon de Europa. The approach to the beach is unsuitable for people with walking difficulties due to the steep incline & steps. The beach itself is clean & is made up of coarse sand & shingle the sunbeds for hire are set back so do not spoil the vista. The only eyesore... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

What have I missed - but will now return. Quiet, near the balcon with easy incline just off a side street next to the church. Sheltered and cultural - just how it should be.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Papagayo beach was very hot although it was a bit cold on the other windy beaches of Nerja. Location next to Balcon de Europa is excellent. We went there two times. Once during the day, when people where sunbathing. It was not overcrowded. Water was cold and refreshing. The second time, we went there around 11pm and it was very... More 

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Address: Off the main square, 29780 Nerja, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja

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