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Great sand and no so many people

we stayed a bit on the side and it was wonderful as the beach was with beautiful sand and most of... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2016
A very pleasant small resort.

We visited in early June, before the Italian holiday season so the resort was quiet, good for older... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2015
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May 26, 2019
“Very nice beach”
Sep 20, 2018
“Beach at Cava d’Aliga”
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

The weather was not good enough to swim in May but it can be very good and quiet at low and mid season. At this time of the year we were the only ones at the beach.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Palvisztenvelt
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Being low season and midday on a Thursday it was fairly quiet. It was easy to set up our chairs and umbrella we had bought the previous week: we are becoming old timers at this. We had sandwiches and water so were completely self sufficient....More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Relax911
Reviewed December 29, 2016

this is a nice local beach with local people and people came here to see the sunset from the rocks. the sun goes down into the sea

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank 194giuly
Reviewed July 24, 2016

we stayed a bit on the side and it was wonderful as the beach was with beautiful sand and most of all it was empty, not crowded not loud .. you could hear the sea and really relax.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank BoroPoland
Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited in early June, before the Italian holiday season so the resort was quiet, good for older English people. The beach is south facing, with fine golden sand sandy and a good shallow area in the sea. It was warm with the onshore breeze...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank EABlam
Reviewed February 10, 2015

Tried to relax here because we were tired and in need of some sun. However the town/village is so full of illegal unregulated eyesores (including the beach bar) I just couldn't relax due to the feeling of disappointment. The final straw was the huge loud...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Lovas1927
Reviewed June 16, 2014

This attractive relatively small beach (perhaps 250m long but 40-50m deep) has the benefit of direct access by public transport, and is almost deserted in the early part of the day. Very gently sloping, ideal for children.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Patrick F
Reviewed October 20, 2013

The beach here was very average. It wasn't bad but it also wasn't incredible--just a beach. Not crowded, not empty, not too many shops/restaurants nearby. We visited in October and caught the town during siesta so there wasn't much going on. The whole area is...More

Date of experience: October 2013
2  Thank Michael D
Reviewed July 14, 2013

Quiet little town, beautiful beach in centre, great little cafe's. the perfect place to recharge your batteries. We stayed 5 days after 2 weeks travelling throughout italy and it was great to relax. Hopefully they never lose their charm and become over touristy. Friendly locals...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Sharon G
Reviewed October 24, 2012

3 days in this beach were lovely the beach is quite with few tourists maybe becouse was end of september but i loved it water was clear and warm locals people continuosly walking on the beach i will go again soon hopefully

Date of experience: September 2012
2  Thank barbara a
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