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Papagayo Beach

Address: Off the main square, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Ranked #11 of 62 things to do in Nerja
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Martos, Spain
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84 reviews 84 reviews
31 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Yes there is a family of wild, or semi wild cats, living in the undergrowth around this beach. Mainly ginger, they are clearly being fed by tourists, as they are in good condition, and we love to stand on the Balcon and try to spot them. They seem oblivious to the people, The beach itself is sheltered by the cliffs,... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Small central and very pretty, boats usually are birthed there. The sand is a little finer than in Buriana. Being right beside the Balcon and only around the corner from Playa Salon provides for nice safe walks while leaving your stuff on the beach. Before going on to the beach through the little archway at the top, you can stock... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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232 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

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
13 helpful votes 13 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
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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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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
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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
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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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Dublin
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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