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“Paradise facing Paradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Playa Samil

Playa Samil
Ranked #3 of 67 things to do in Vigo
Certificate of Excellence
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Vigo, Spain
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81 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Paradise facing Paradise”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Upon first glance you notice AT ONCE you are not at the typical tourist resort. Nearly 2 Km of sandy beach surrounded by the Ocean are waiting for you to enjoy your time. But if you are not a friend of cold Ocean water, I would recommend you to try the various free swimming-pools you find along the promenade. You may also want to have a drink, a cup of coffee, paella at the relaxing restaurants or simply go for a walk. Come and do !!

Visited July 2013
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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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“What a great beach”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Just spent an afternoon on this lovely beach. White sand, lovely promenade, free pools for children, lifeguards on duty at pools and beach, inexpensive beach-side eateries. Full of Spanish families either on beach or on the adjacent picnic/BBQ areas. Delightful. No British drunks, no unpleasant language or behaviour. Warm, clear sea. Delightful.

Visited July 2013
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Madrid, España
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110 reviews
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“great beach, large, clean, close to Vigo and full of facilities”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

not a wild beach... for that you have to visit the Playa de Rodas in Cies Islands, but a great beach, very close to Vigo, clean, and full of all sorts of facilities: bars, restaurants, children playgrounds, skating, a very long and well taken care pedestrians walk way...you name it! On the other hand, don't expect to find it empty...

Visited August 2012
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Somerset, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful beaches”
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Lovely stretch of coastline just outside Vigo, we parked just near the Sunday market in Vigo and followed excellent footpaths to Samil. A really enjoyable walk if you want to stretch your legs and see the beaches.

Visited September 2012
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Portugal
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67 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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“Lovely Beach”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Large and nice beach.
Really calm sea.
Free pools for kids (no adults allowed).
A bit crowded but not too much, it's just hard to find a parking spot.
Picnic area in front of the beach.
Lots of restaurants.

Visited August 2012
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