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Another amazing day in the South of Spain

We were told by our AirBnB host that we should visit this beach and let me tell you that they were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sbryson474
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Toronto, Canada
Amazing snorkelling

This beach was perfect for our kids who at 12 and 14 are able to enjoy the 4 of us all out... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Kylie M
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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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Nerja, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame, this beautiful little beach spoilled by the dirt. Cigarette butts, bottles etc littered everywhere. The water is filthy which I later discovered had raw sewerage flowing into it. This is my first time in Nerja and was planning many more but unfortunately...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told by our AirBnB host that we should visit this beach and let me tell you that they were spot on. This beach was great for our family and the snorkeling was amazing and the restaurant also had excellent service and the food...More

1  Thank sbryson474
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

This beach was perfect for our kids who at 12 and 14 are able to enjoy the 4 of us all out snorkelling together easily. Parking is a nightmare though! We were lucky enough to get one parking space left so then caught the bus...More

Thank Kylie M
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Cala el Canuelo is beautiful and the bus service down to the beach is great as long as you can park. We turned up hoping to snorkel and had checked forecast day before which advised there would be some "weak" waves. In actual fact it...More

Thank Juliet_Mills
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This beach is great for snorkeling and not as crowded as the beaches in Nerja. You have to take a bus down a steep road from the parking lot, it is 2 euro pr person. You can walk down there, but is is quite a...More

Thank janeogjesper
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach, not over developed. A couple of eateries, handy shuttle-bus from car park. 10-15 mins from Nerja. Worth it.

2  Thank Mark S
Reviewed June 6, 2018

June 6 we went to Playa el Canuelo. In previous summers I had parked at the top and taken the bus down, but there's no bus now (perhaps on weekends in June?) so my 15 year old son and I walked. It took us 20...More

1  Thank moon177
Reviewed March 12, 2018

It is more convenient if you have a car to go to this beach but the nearest car park is small so getting there early is recommended. The beach is on the bottom of the hill from the car park so you have to take...More

2  Thank Hiu Tung A
Reviewed February 23, 2018

We were there in February so the beach was peaceful with only a few people wandering and visiting El Paradis de Canuelo Chiringuito, we were staying in a nearby casa rural and this was our closest beach. Later in the year there is more activity...More

1  Thank IsisWalnut
Reviewed February 11, 2018

As you drive along the N-340 from Nerja towards la Herradura there are a number of small coves and beaches (the first being the attractive cove at Maro) - some are only accessible by foot for the final descent. We stopped at a few of...More

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Response from Marco C | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, sorry. I went in May by car.
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Response from Guglielmo301 | Reviewed this property |
el orario a julio era de 9:30 a 22 ultima subida. Las combis bajan y suben en continuacion.
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