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Address: Tarifa, Spain

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One of the best beaches in Europe

Great beach. Not many places like this are left around the coastal area of Spain. No people, no noise, no umbrellas - just the ocean, the beach and the sun.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Great beach. Not many places like this are left around the coastal area of Spain. No people, no noise, no umbrellas - just the ocean, the beach and the sun.

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Tarifa, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great beach, good restaurants and nearby is Baelo Cladia, Roman ruins. Worth the visit. Also a large dune to clime nearby. Parking available. Water can be very cold, but it is the ocean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Pristine sand and beautiful water. The beach is huge and not too crowded. Hike the dune for amazing views and walk the boardwalk to view the ruins.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The beach at Playa de Bolonia is one of the best European beaches I have ever been to. It is 20 km further on from the town of Tarifa and a 20 minute drive. It is overlooked by Roman ruins of Baelo Claudia on one side and the biggest sand dune this side of the Sahara on the other side.... More 

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Sotogrande
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Hardly anyone.. lovely sand, breezy.. colours are amazing! Long stretch of beach, great for walks or for beach days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Very relax and laidback beach. Good for wind and kitesurfers and SUP'ers will have a whole ocean without being in the middle of all the other watersports fanatics that comes to this beach. There's Scuba dive facilities and you can rent all gear right on the beach!

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Pennsylvania USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The beach is beautiful, and there are terrific little restaurants overlooking the sea nearby. Also you can stop at the ruins of Baelo Claudia, a real Roman gem from the past. Very well excavated with an informative visitor center.

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Prague
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A long broad strip of sand. Long walk to the dunes. Take water with you unless you park near the ruins. There is a restaurant there. Calm waters, very cold in October though. Very serene.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Amazing go to the top of the dune and ...wow Beautiful bay, beautiful blue of the sea and at the horizon Africa

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Annecy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Have been to a lot of beaches, and this is one of my favourites - off season, anyway. I imagine it must be packed in summer. Had a great windsurf there too!

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