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Best urban beach of Galicia.

Good sand, good views, good equipations. It haves a full recovered dune system Best urban beach... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2019
Vigo, Spain
A wonderfull day in a beatufull beach

It´s a marvelous beach with white sand and not to much people. Almost a familiar beach. The same... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
alberto p
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Illa de Toralla, Vigo, Spain
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

Good sand, good views, good equipations. It haves a full recovered dune system Best urban beach in galicia

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mandrespzs
Reviewed November 9, 2018

It´s a marvelous beach with white sand and not to much people. Almost a familiar beach. The same persons every year and a good place to walk in and out the water

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank alberto p
Reviewed August 20, 2018

I was a little disappointed with this beach and sea. I understand the popularity of the beach however the sea was full of sea weed and couldn’t swim properly. Wouldn’t recommend this if you’re looking for a quiet spot!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

A wonderful day on the beach. A little windy but it was the end of May. Not crowded by any means this time of year but imagine the summer would be insane. Sand is clean and soft, plenty of space, water cold but inviting, sunset...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MrAndMrsMyth
Reviewed June 19, 2018

A great, spacious beach not as crowded as the nearby playa Samil. Great place to swim, sunbathe and relax. There are a few bars and restaurant nearby too if you get hungry.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Agnie_J
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

The beach is clean, the Water is great but cold in june. There is no many people. Great comunication from city centre. Bus number 11.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gacek87
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Clean sand, sheltered beach, near Roman ruins. A great place to contemplate sunset on Vigo Bay, The only eye sore being the large towering building on Illa de Toralla which should never have been built in this idyllic location.

Date of experience: December 2017
3  Thank Traducciones S
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

We were walking the Camino and had to pass by this beach while heading towards Vigo. We really could not resist this beach as the sand is so white and fine. So we just took off our boots and went on the sand and dipped...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JoeCool_KL
Reviewed August 26, 2017

we had a great time at that beach but the water was so cold, they had a lot of beach volleyball court

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank halawa2015
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Very nice beach. I prefer other places at this coast but playa del Vao is not bad although it is a bit crowded specially in August.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Alexandre O
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March 15, 2015|
Response from markvanraaij | Reviewed this property |
Not walking distance, you could get there quickly by taxi though. Not sure if there are direct buses.