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Address: Areas, 36966, Sanxenxo, Spain
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Lovely little beach

Really over crowded in August but lovely the rest of the year, white sand and blue sea. In the summer there is always an open "chiringito" to have a drink or something to eat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2015
Lorena P
Looe, United Kingdom
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Looe, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Really over crowded in August but lovely the rest of the year, white sand and blue sea. In the summer there is always an open "chiringito" to have a drink or something to eat.

Thank Lorena P
Miami Beach, Florida
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93 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Areas is a micro-town adjacent to the town of Sanxenxo, Spain. I come here every summer and am NEVER disappointed! It is gorgeous, the people are amazing, and the food is delicious. Even the beach is well serviced with tasteful hotels and restaurants.

Thank Anna T
Coral Gables, Florida
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67 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Sanxenxo is a beautiful town that reminds you of famous resorts in Southern Spain and France. There is a casual elegance and high end atmosphere which only special places have. It has a beautiful beach and across from it a very extensive selection of restaurants, bars, shops, etc. We were there in mid-September so the tourist season was over but... More 

Thank Andy M
Lisbon, Portugal
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127 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Travelling arround Galiza we stoped at this good beaches. You can relax in lots of beaches like this that is worth a visit.

1 Thank BrunoAMS
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We drove from the Picos to Galicia and stayed for about a week in San Xenxo. It is very easy driving in this Province in differing landscapes. We liked Cambados, a pleasant and smallish village by the sea. It has a truly grand plaza. Somehow, by accident perhaps, we eventually found ourselves driving down to the seaside resort of San... More 

Thank bob d
Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

We had never gone to Sanxenxo in the summer, but what we got was lovelly white sand, clear water, and lots of fishes. What a wonderfull time we had.

2 Thank Filipe S
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44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

There are showers by the entrance paths. The sand is clean and nice laying on. The water here in summer is not that cold, good for even long swimming, you don't need to walk much to have neck water level.

Thank pitaxi
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Lovely safe beach, can get a bit busy in August (although still quiet when compared to the Med). There are a couple of nice bars along the beach where you can eat.

1 Thank pladur
Alicante, Spain
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Sanxenxo out of season is tranquil, peaceful and has a quietness that often eludes Spain. We stayed in a small namely between sanxenxo and com barro. Our view was of the river estuary and all around are tiny beaches and woodland and lush greenery. From our balcony we saw dolphins playing in the estuary, diving in and out of the... More 

Thank estefania1064230
Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto, Portugal
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

the sand and the water were very clean, but the water could be more warm ;)

Thank Pedro C

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