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Address: Catalan Bay, Gibraltar

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Best check with tourist board 1st that its not red flagged.

Went with my family and snorkels looking forward to a bit of swimming, however due to windy conditions the waves and rip tide were quite strong so you weren't allowed to go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Tilledd
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Wickford, United Kingdom
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Hayling Island, England
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely beach and good amenities especially on a hot day. Beautiful views and so relaxing. Refreshing dip in the sea too

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Thank dmstan
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is beautiful however on windy days the water is inaccessible due to people being swept out to sea by the rock next to the Caletta hotel. Dangerous waters, but lovely beach and eateries and facilities at the beach.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here twice. One time in the day, the other in the evening. The beach is sandy and a good size. The backdrop to the beach is stunning - the Rock and some very pretty beach apartments in various colours. The beach itself has a nice atmosphere, a little business but not at all overcrowded. It is very much... More 

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Wickford, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my family and snorkels looking forward to a bit of swimming, however due to windy conditions the waves and rip tide were quite strong so you weren't allowed to go swimming. Bit of a wasted trip really, nothing to do with the place itself, which was quite clean and tidy, with a few small restaurants. If you are... More 

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Western Norway, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not too many beaches in Gibraltar, but - this place had it - lots of people - waves & people in the water. Steep down from the main road. Several restaurants along the beach. A nice place to visit when in Goibraltar.

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Thank T3T
Manchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were quite disappointed as the area looks run down and the beach not very clean. In the end we only stayed for a coffee and got the bus back to town.

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Thank ChrissyColl
Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Catalan bay is a nice, small beach. I went there in the evening around 5, the beach was completely in shade by then from the Gib rock. It's a nice little place, with very clean water. Enjoyable evening spent here, worth a visit if you are spending a few days in La Linea/Gib :)

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Thank megan m
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice beach, close restaurants. Not much for parking. We took a taxi over to Catalan Beach. Did not check the water. Heard it was cold.

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Thank Mo M
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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234 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit this place several time. Have good beach plenty parking good fish restaurant locall fresh catch have some quired hotels around yes a good place to spend a weekend

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Thank Petrus Z
Yorkshire
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165 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's the coloured houses that make me think of Tobermory, the similarity ends there! I love Catalan Bay. I like the fact that the bus drives through the car park (otherwise the road would be blocked) to drop you off and that you need to walk down umpteen flights of steps to get down to the beach. There are a... More 

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