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Address: Ribadeo, Spain

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Make sure you check the tides before you go in order to appreciate the splendour of this beach. I went in March and there was nothing open, take your own drinks and snacks. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Make sure you check the tides before you go in order to appreciate the splendour of this beach. I went in March and there was nothing open, take your own drinks and snacks. The sea is the star of this attraction, it is very rough with high rolling waves which have eaten away at the cliffs forming deep caves and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I highly recommend an overnight in the area, so you can see the high tide and the low tide. I could not believe the tide change, from a rough sea and the waves pounding the rocks to a beautiful beach on low tide.

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Plymouth, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We happened to find Playa de las Catedrales as we were driving from Santander to A Coruna on E 70, the Cantabrian Highway. Needing gas, we pulled off at Exit 508, Ribadeo, turned right, then right again to the first gas station at the edge of town. Retracing our way back to E 70, we saw the sign for Las... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Check when is the low tide before going. And then get lost in its charming caves and cliffs. After this just try any restaurant around in the main road, almost al are good!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very unique. Easy parking. A wonderful area for a long walk, then return for coffee. It is not a half day tour, but worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Spain is a great country for vacationing but most people usually go to the South/ costa brava / Costa del sol. Galicia is one of those hidden secrets. Known mostly for the pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela, Galicia offers an amazing coast with sandy and very clean beaches, amazing food and not the over-tourism which is known... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Great place and great views. I would recommend to check the tides in advance in order to maximise your time walking through. Packing there is complicated because there is a limited space and always is full.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

If you can plan to be there at low tide it is well worth the traffic and parking congestion to see these beautiful rock formations. We arrived at around 2pm and there was plenty of time to park (we turned right and parked in large field with the thousands of other cars) and walk for 15-20 minutes to the base... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It is a very nice and interesting place!!!! The view is fantastic!!! Since we went when the sea was high, we could not go through it! I do understand how spectacular it is and that is why is very touristic!!! But it is not a place to see twice!!!

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Miami
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The rock formations of this beach can only be seen, photographed, and truly enjoyed if you are there during low tide. Otherwise, it is just another nice beach on the north coast of Spain, track the tides. If you cannot arrive for low tide, not worth the deviation. It is right off the main highway the crosses the entire north... More 

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