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Beautiful rugged beach scene

As this was October and high tide we did not have an opportunity to actually hit the beach but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Newmarket, Canada

This beach is a must see. Absolutely stunning rock formations with interesting caves and water... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colleen M
Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
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Ribadeo, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

As this was October and high tide we did not have an opportunity to actually hit the beach but enjoyed the views from the top of the cliffs / from paths and boardwalks. We were glad we made the short drive from Ribadeo to check...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is a must see. Absolutely stunning rock formations with interesting caves and water features.

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The nature is wonderful and in this beach it shows all its power. We stopped there traveling around by motorhome. We spend the night at the parking lot with, around, 20 more motorhomes and we did not have any troubles. In the morning we just...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I actually think this is a bit over-hyped. It is a lovely, clean, big beach, and the rock formations are interesting and covered with all sorts of marine life. Worth an hour's visit.

Thank Ebor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited about a month ago at sunset and place did not disappoint. Impressive beach and fantastic landscape from the rocks. I think this is one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever seen. It is important to know, only 5,000 people are allowed to visit...More

Thank Shainshein
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A trip to Galicia would not be complete without a visit to As Catedrais Beach, spectacular views, be sure to reserve your entrance beforehand online.

Thank Victor M
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday and although it was foggy in the province of Lugo, As Catedrais did not disappoint. Very dramatic rock formations with caves. We were unaware of having to register but the man at the stairs was very helpful. It was busier than I expected...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Thanks to trip advisor we knew to book in advance and after a bit of googling found the website. Thank goodness we’re still in Europe and can use phones and data as freely as if we were back in UK! Anyways, yes it was busy...More

1  Thank Ratbag
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Pretty impressive to see what mother nature is capable of. Massive rock formations formed by years of the oceans rathe. A must see!

Thank shredsurf
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Dramatic rocks, most people walk along the sand and wade a little in the water; there is a very small area for swimming. In summer you need to get (free) tickets ahead of time. Go at low tide.

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September 18, 2018|
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Response from Carlos E | Reviewed this property |
You can leave your car in a parking placed 300 meters far from beach entrance all along flat earth, After entrance there is roughly 50 - 60 steps stair to go to beach. On beach is all place flat, no clambering is allowed. In... More
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Response from Ratbag | Reviewed this property |
No, there were signs there on our visit today saying no dogs allowed.
April 20, 2018|
Response from Ratbag | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure you could get some awesome photos done on the beach as long as you booked tickets for the whole group to attend. You would definitely need to check the tide times in order to make sure there was some beach to stand... More