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Address: Areas, 36966, Sanxenxo, Spain

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Restaurant with ocean view!

Service was good. Lots of seafood but it also has meat options. They were very accommodating with kids. Excellent view of the ocean that was a plus! Me encantó!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good. Lots of seafood but it also has meat options. They were very accommodating with kids. Excellent view of the ocean that was a plus! Me encantó!

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Excellent beach in the area of Sanxenxo (2km from the village). Well maintained beach on a daily basics with lifewatch, one of the best sands you will ever find on earth (kind of desert sand). Blue waters you can see through and a bit chilly most of the summer days, but when weather is good, not doubts it will be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This is a lovely beach, near where we are staying, very clean, good parking, toilet facilities, beach bar. Lovely white sand and safe swimming.

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Madrid
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Great beach, especially during the week - on weekends it can be a bit crowded. Clean, white sand. The bar at the beach is great and the people who run it are wonderful. Plenty of hammocks, chairs, umbrellas to rent, as well as paddle boats.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach which is maintained every day to look perfectly pristine with golden sand. It is perfect for a daily stroll or power walk...or just a relaxing sunbathe

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

A lovely beach, clean, and with terrific views. Plenty to see and do around here with many nice restaurants and cafes nearby.

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Looe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Really over crowded in August but lovely the rest of the year, white sand and blue sea. In the summer there is always an open "chiringito" to have a drink or something to eat.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

Areas is a micro-town adjacent to the town of Sanxenxo, Spain. I come here every summer and am NEVER disappointed! It is gorgeous, the people are amazing, and the food is delicious. Even the beach is well serviced with tasteful hotels and restaurants.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Sanxenxo is a beautiful town that reminds you of famous resorts in Southern Spain and France. There is a casual elegance and high end atmosphere which only special places have. It has a beautiful beach and across from it a very extensive selection of restaurants, bars, shops, etc. We were there in mid-September so the tourist season was over but... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Travelling arround Galiza we stoped at this good beaches. You can relax in lots of beaches like this that is worth a visit.

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