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“Tropical beauty”
Review of Meia Praia

Meia Praia
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Ranked #3 of 81 things to do in Lagos
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London, United Kingdom
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“Tropical beauty”
Reviewed October 8, 2013

This wonderful sandy beach with its abundance of beach bar/restaurants is just like being on one of the more exotic beaches in the tropics of the Caribbean or South East Asia. The only downside is the cold sea, as after all it is the Atlantic.

Just off the beach can be found many bars, restaurants, hotels and golf courses. Something for everyone from Couples to families with children.

Expensive in high season but very much better off season. Beware the beach club on the beach behind the Hotel Villa Gale it costs 10 euros per person for entry and to have a sun lounger. There is a small pool there and just as cold as the sea only 50 metres away. There is food and beer both are expensive. This is really an offshoot from the Hotel Tivoli and even their customers have to pay.

Visited August 2013
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Lee, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful place & lovely people”
Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Fabulous beach, very safe, lovely restaurants. Would definitely return. Parking gets a bit busy but there is a quite "rec" behind marina which is free.

Visited August 2013
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Montacute, United Kingdom
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“One of the most stunning beaches in Europe”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

Miles of beautiful sand, turquoise sea, and cafes dotted about for a coffee and a pastel de Nata, should you wish a rest from all that walking. Glorious views over the bay to Alvor and to Praia d'Ana with it's rock stacks in the sea.

Visited October 2013
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Beds U.K.
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“Great Beach”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

Long expanse of clean sand, sea does not get deep quickly so OK for children, lots of beach bars and loungers for hire at reasonable prices.

Visited September 2013
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Cork, Ireland
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“Outstanding Beach”
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Visited here a number of times on a recent trip to Lagos. What a beach! Lovely to swim, or just lounge on the beach. Also has numerous beach bars/shacks for food/drink.

Visited September 2013
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