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Address: Areas, 36966 Sanxenxo, Spain

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Good beaches

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 10, 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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123 reviews 123 reviews
27 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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.

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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 

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Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

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.

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pitaxi
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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.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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.

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Alicante, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 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 

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Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto, Portugal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

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

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2011

I have been here for about a month now for an intership I am doing with school. It's a small safe town, which I like. There's not much to do and it is pricey. Overall, I would recommend saying only a few days.

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