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It’s ok. Perhaps a bit over-rated

I wouldn’t say it’s a quarry as some have said. Yes it’s not fine sand but that doesn’t necessarily... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Lovely Beach with very clear waters

We were fortunate enough to arrive at a good time so we didn’t have too far to walk. Timing will... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wouldn’t say it’s a quarry as some have said. Yes it’s not fine sand but that doesn’t necessarily make a beach. The only thing really against it is it’s smallish size in comparison with its popularity - with locals and tourists - in peak...More

Thank SJ6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beach, don't make me laugh this is a quarry. No sand just gravel. Need a helicopter to get down due to letting no cars down with loads of space to park. So dissappointed.

1  Thank CathalMacgilla
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I will not recommend Playa de Maro first the guys they block the road saying is Full parking but they lie .....lots of parking space on the way to the beach...you have to walk 2-3 km on the sun ...water dirty,cold and lots of stone...More

Thank Gabi G
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate enough to arrive at a good time so we didn’t have too far to walk. Timing will vary during the season and day of week, as we were there in early July during the week. Enjoyed the time but we stayed only...More

1  Thank Yadsk
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

We spent a day at Maro beach and it is really worthwhile, really beatifull views and amazing water. Everything was going fine until the end of the day when we asked to rent a kayak. The guy managing the kayaks and umbrellas said we need...More

1  Thank SofiaeMia
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Typical beach along this coast. More like a quarry than a beach. We could accept that but what wasn't acceptable was the polluted sea. Sewage sludge was present all along the sea front!! If I want to swim in sewage I can stay home and...More

1  Thank Dontsufferfools10
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

A small little beach outside of a quaint little village. The walk is steep and parking a bit of a problem but definitely worth it. Beach restaurant serves great seafood.

Thank bellfarm
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Went here on six of our seven days of holiday! A great beach down a long path Leave your cars on the road and walk! At the bottom a safe pebble beach You can hire beach umbrellas and chairs. The best bit is the wonderful...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We had 3 teens, 3 children 7, 9 and 11 years old and two adults, in our group. We arrived at 10am and the beach was near empty. We stayed alll day. The restaurant wasn’t top notch but it provided a cool shelter and food...More

1  Thank Caressa H
Reviewed 10 February 2018

It took a while going to the beach as we were headed there from the Nerja caves. You should also be aware that the road back from it is up against a hill, so you will be tired after walking back. You can drive to...More

1  Thank Melinda H
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