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Nice (ish) Beach

After reading reviews about this beach as well as seeing pictures of the waterfall we decided to... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Manchester, United Kingdom
Dark grey gritty stones do make this beach a little reminiscent of a car park but it’s still well worth a visit...

Grab a pair of water shoes and a large bottle of cold water and be prepared for a bit of a walk... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2016

After a lot of research I had come across this beach, it was a long drive from seville, but well worth it. It wasnt too crowded which was the best part. What many people dont know is, it has potential for Snorkeling. We were literally...More

4  Thank Grishma S
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We visited here for the second time today during our holiday. The beach is a 15 minute walk from Maro where we're staying. You have to walk down the side of the road and there's a steep bank towards the end. It's €5 for a...More

4  Thank TSHart64
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

To see lots of fish and marine life right off the shore go to Playa de Mayo. It a rocky beach and very warm somehow. The water clarity is amazing. We enjoyed snorkeling and the scenery. The beach is very small with limited amenities. There...More

Thank Maggie412
Reviewed 10 September 2018

After reading reviews about this beach as well as seeing pictures of the waterfall we decided to have a jounrey over to Maro. We caught the 09:15 bus from Nerja (on the opposite side of the road to the bus station) for a mere 1.16...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Grab a pair of water shoes and a large bottle of cold water and be prepared for a bit of a walk from the car down to this small but pretty beach overlooked only by farm land and a ruined watch tower. Not sure why...More

Thank EveG152
Reviewed 18 August 2018 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 7 August 2018 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 17 July 2018 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 gabig593
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.

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