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Lovely and near everything

Great beach for enjoying the sunshine, lots of restaurants and shops nearby. One of the bigger... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
mizenglish
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Trinidad
via mobile
Convient and local.

When the wind was blowing on Monsul Beach it was nice and calm at San Jose local beach. Local and... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2017
mtmtnlady
,
montana
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

If you don’t mind a beach that is overlooked from 3 sides, then this is no bad place to try. If you’re looking for something more intimate and undiscovered, then this is not the place for you. There’s plenty of parking (down a graffiti flanked...More

Thank manatforty
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Great beach for enjoying the sunshine, lots of restaurants and shops nearby. One of the bigger beaches in Cabo de Gata and wonderful for family trips.

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

It's not east to find, but once you do it will have been worth it. clean clear water, very shallow, plenty of parking, short walk to the beach.

Thank Andy D
Reviewed September 27, 2017

When the wind was blowing on Monsul Beach it was nice and calm at San Jose local beach. Local and very clean.

Thank mtmtnlady
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

It's where the Spanish go on holiday ! It's lovely. Avoid peak session as it's mad . But out of session you can have the beach to yourself and it's 30degrees plus . Check your change as I do get the feeling there is a...More

Thank Corkey1972
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

A beach that isn't very touristy and overly crowded, a short drive from Almeria. You can stay directly in San Jose, as well. We like it because its not a resort style beach full of drunken tourists. You can relax, swim and do a few...More

Thank R J
Reviewed August 9, 2017

We spent the day on the beach hiring hamacas y parasol (beach beds and shade) which were only 5 euros each for the whole day - great price! There are plenty of activities to do direct from the beach - kayaking, rides in zodiacs, pedelo...More

Thank Amelia M
Reviewed July 6, 2017

This is a lovely sandy sweep of a beach with plenty of room for everyone. There are a few sunbeds over to the left hand side if you require them at a cost of €10 for two plus umbrella. The place is very Spanish with...More

Thank Selebian
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Very nice beach, with good places to eat and activities. The only issue i had was that the facilities ( toilets and showers)were not open in may

Thank Ty974
Reviewed May 10, 2017

This is a lovely sandy beach bay with golden sand very popular with tourists and locals. The whole beach area is very picturesque and there are several bars and restaurants facing onto the beach for when the thirst or hunger pangs hit you. Well worth...More

Thank dnowland_12
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