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amazing location, but not the best beach for comfort

We go to this beach regularly. It has two section, both clothing optional. Much of the lower beach... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bangor, United Kingdom
My favorite beach

We have been coming to this beach for about 5 years now and it is hands down our favorite beach... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judith H
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N-340 La Herradura, Almunecar, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to this beach regularly. It has two section, both clothing optional. Much of the lower beach is stoney, and even the beach beach has relatively little sand. DOn't be put off by that - the fact that it is always busy in our...More

1  Thank dbjwaenwen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming to this beach for about 5 years now and it is hands down our favorite beach (with services) in the La Herradura/Nerja area. The beach is a naturist beach but it is a very mixed group and you feel comfortable if...More

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 28 August 2018

easy to get to, great spot, with a bar and massage table on the beach. what more could one ask for. The water was warm and the weather was great

1  Thank deiseman2000
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We have just returned from a lovely holiday near to Playa de Cantarrjan, a lovely little beach tucked away in a National Park. Though it did get crowded over the weekend, it is still a great beach with sun loungers and umbrellas, and crystal clear...More

Thank fifi057_11
Reviewed 19 June 2018

In the area and needed to relax so down to the beach we go. A 2 mile drive down the gorge . sadly it was very windy ( this time) so an afternoon at the restuarant for a fantastic Paella , followed by the wind...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely visit to yet another fabulous beach here and really love all the palm trees and blue sea. Easy to find a place to rest and eat or have a drink. Would love to come back again sometime. Feels safe on my own too.

2  Thank Jaycee K
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We went in June, we find the parking and had a good day ... you can have an umbrella and sites for 2 for 10 €. In June was too cold for a bath and waves were high

2  Thank mysuite21
Reviewed 11 February 2018

The beach access road is directly off main N-340 just before the first tunnel heading from Nerja (see my pics for detail). We visited on a mid February Sunday and it was packed with visitors mainly in the restaurant but also lounging on the stoney...More

1  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We drove along next to the beach which appears quite pebbly and very short of shade.The row of high rise apartment and hotel blocks did not endear us so we chose to drive onby.

3  Thank Peter B
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely family friendly, clothing optional beach, beautiful clear water, great for snorkelling and swimming with the fishes.

1  Thank Oirichard
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1 June 2018|
Response from Oirichard | Reviewed this property |
We went there last summer on 3 occasions and always found it to be a good mix, generally couples and families. There are too beaches separated by a rock which you can walk round, the first half is a mix of naturist and... More
19 April 2017|
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Response from Chrissy S |
We were there today (21 June) and the bus is already running
1 August 2015|
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Response from Where-to-go-next-DK | Reviewed this property |
bus to beach... i.e. from the main road to beach.... Search this link: "costa-tropical-playa-cantarrijan"