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Papagayo Beach

Address: Off the main square, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Ranked #6 of 19 Activities in Nerja
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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266 reviews 266 reviews
232 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

This beach just east of the balcon de europa is one of many lovely gravel beaches backed by large cliffs. Even in january I was able to swim for half an hour in de water (15c).

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Portland, OR
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Probably the most scenic beach in town, with the fishing boats on the shore. Despite its central location it was almost like having a private beach. You can walk or swim around to the two neighboring beaches.

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San Juan de los Terreros, Spain
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Hired four sunbeds on a sunny November morning, on Papagayo Beach- so peaceful, shame the café bar wasn't open on the beach, didn't stay too long as the flies were so annoying!!

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This was the worst beach we visited, there was actually rubbish on it. It's right underneath and to the left of the balcon (if you are facing the sea). I didn't even want to sit on it, we named it the dump beach!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Pick a sunny day to visit this wacky beach restaurant. Watch the wooden pallets catching fire under huge dishes of paella. Its cooked and served up by ultra friendly and efficient staff. What a fun place for a holiday lunch.

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tamworth, staffs
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

lovely beach café, reasonable prices, and very good service. beautiful views of the sea and surrounding mountains.

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

After a short walk we came across this beautiful beach. Natural and unspoiled, Hidden Gem :-) well worth a visit.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Something for all the family , live music ,pool table , on the beach and great service from the girls that run it. Well done will be back

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Oxford, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Pretty cove in the center of Nerja. Super beach-side restaurant. Simple, tasty, good value food & drink. Friendly, helpful staff. A lovely place to sit in the shade & have lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This beach is a little jem and is very popular as it is just of the Balcon de Europe. Sun beds and sun brolly are available but get their early as they are snapped up by 10am.

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