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Playa de Areas

Areas, 36966 Sanxenxo, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 14 Attractions in Sanxenxo
Type: Beaches
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Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
11 helpful votes 11 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
1 review
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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