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This beautiful black sand beach is not for swimmers as there are many strong dangerous undertow... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
new york
Beautiful hike to the beach

Not sure how far exactly, but it must be at least half a mile from the parking lot to the beach... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Robert W
Aiea, Hawaii
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Puntallana, La Palma, Spain
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This beautiful black sand beach is not for swimmers as there are many strong dangerous undertow currents. BUT, it is great for surfing or just relaxing! To get there, you have to drive down through banana plantations to a spacious car park. Then stroll down...More

Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Not sure how far exactly, but it must be at least half a mile from the parking lot to the beach. Well worth the effort. You'll pass an interesting cave on the way in. The path along the cliffside is mostly paved with stone steps,...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Visited on a rough stormy day with big rollers coming in off the Atlantic. Can see the attraction in the summer as very secluded location and a walk round the cliff path to get to the beach. We enjoyed watching the Barbary falcons hunt from...More

Thank borister
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Really close if you stay in Puntallana. Its a 10min walk down steps to the beach from the car park to a beach under the cliffs. The finest and best sand on the island and 200m long beach. Great for waves. No life guard when...More

Thank Leo1401
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Stunning beach amazing cliffs, but steep drive to car park and steep walk down to beach. Also very strong undertow so did not feel confident to swim. Would need to check that out further.

Thank glyn h
Reviewed 25 February 2017

...and I have seen many!! It is demanding to reach on foot the beach but worths it! Black sand, ocean , romantic scenery and peaceful feeling! We went end of February and we swam too! Good for surfers! Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I'm not a beach lover but this one...stunning! I loved the winding, twisty road leading down to the beach. Like every other road there, it's narrow and steep. But it's also beautiful. It opens into a large parking lot. There was only 1 other car...More

Thank TNsnowflake
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place is just wow!! Such incredible pathway leading to such an amazing beach. The softest sand ever - like walking on black talcum. It was too windy to stay so didn't sample the water but such a lovely hour or too spent exploring -...More

Thank Helen H
Reviewed 15 May 2016

It was our second visit to La Palma when were looking for a "new" beach. A tip from the people from who we rented the apartment brought us to Playa Nogales. The access is far from easy (especially when you bring a lot stuff with...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 19 March 2016

A lovely, wild romantic beach. I can only say i felt like in lost world, only without the dinosaur;p Highly recomended!

1  Thank Karolina J
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