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“Great beach”
Review of Playa Balmins

Playa Balmins
Ranked #4 of 62 things to do in Sitges
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

Great beach where the sand is soft and the beach shelves gently into the sea. You can wade quite a way out and the water still just comes up to your waist. Does get very busy especially in the afternoon. Also you don't have to go nude unless you want to, many people don't and nobody seems to mind.

2  Thank Bill5272013
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

After we found it we went to this beach every day while in Sitges. Th environs are just so beautiful here that it seems only natural for bathers to be au naturel. The Mediterranean is mild and blue, the sand is fine and clean, the beach kiosk is friendly and reasonable, so it seems perfectly comfortable, not to mention very liberating, for bathers of all persuasions to go naked and be part of it all. I highly recommend this beach for a truly scintillating experience.

2  Thank Richard J
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

When you walk the streets of Sitges, you will see muscly gays holding hand, old grandma in a wheelchair and romping children, thick and thin, ugly and beautiful, all in a wonderful colourful mix, where nobody is "wrong".
This is also the case on the nude beach of Sitges - maybe with exception for grandma in the wheelchair. Gay men are overrepresented, of course, like in Sitges overall, but no-one is excluded. You have to accept that clothing is optional, though, or you won't feel comfortable here!

2  Thank KristianPersson
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

Very popular so get there early else wait for the lunch rotation to get a Lounger and Parasol. My best beach spot in Sitges. Beach is very clean with staff regulalry cleaning during the day. The service at the Club Balmins is very good and the beach shack has great snacks and beer to manage the thirst during the summer hear

Thank Basil F
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Great beach for bears and their friends. Swimsuit optional, so everyone feels at home. Don't bother with a chaise lounge or umbrella (the "playista" is homophobic and let's say a bit "limited"), but spread out and soak up the rays!

Thank Paulevensen
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