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Mr Misguided
London, UK56 contributions
Aug 2022 • Friends
When you get there is beautiful but it is a very long and rough walk down which is okay as you have the sea at the bottom to look forward to, it’s the walk back up that’s the hard bit. I would recommend wearing trainers and you will definitely need to take refreshments as there is nothing down there. When we went the sea was very rough but all the people with us are strong swimmers so it wasn’t much of a problem. I’d love to go again when the sea is calm. It’s beautifully clear water and a fine shingle beach. Don’t forget to bring an umbrella as there’s no shade.

There’s a car park at the top which is €5 and you generally have to queue for a spot in busy season. Take snorkels and intend to spend the day there as you really want to leave the walk back until the sun is less strong. Enjoy, it’s a beautiful natural beach and we loved our day there
Written 22 August 2022
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Andrea S
Padul, Spain55 contributions
Jul 2022 • Couples
This is one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain. Crystal clean turquoise water, just wonderful for snorkelling!
Written 24 July 2022
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Jamie T
London, UK39 contributions
Aug 2020 • Family
I am not a beach person but this beach is well worth visiting and the walk from the car park! The water is crystal clear and it is amazing for snorkelling. The beach has very small stones which are comfortable to walk on but don’t get too hot and not intrusive like sand! The only downside is lack of facilities - there are no bars or toilets so bring an icebox full of cold water and sandwiches!
Written 22 August 2020
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Laura A
Southampton, UK35 contributions
Oct 2019
I love this beach. The water is so clear and gets so deep really quickly. It's great for snorkelling. The beach is long and there is plenty of space. The car park is at the top of the cliff but it's worth the walk down. It makes the whole beach seem that little bit more special.
Written 4 November 2019
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THE TRAVELLER
Malaga, Spain11,003 contributions
Sep 2019 • Couples
Interesting name- fortunately no dead bodies on day of visit ! Sea gets deep pretty quickly and can get quite lively ! Lovely beach but need to walk down from car park. Keep eyes right and it is a wonderdul view.- eyes left and its a major industrial facility ! - which i believe is the largest coal fired power station in Spain !
Written 20 September 2019
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Melissa W
25 contributions
Aug 2019
Because the beach is so busy in summer, we didn’t feel it was the “secluded” spot that many here have mentioned. It is in a pretty bay (as long as you look towards the mountain and not towards the industrial works on one end), but I have been to many beaches along the coast of Spain that are just as nice - with much much easier access. Definitely arrive early (before 11am) in summer, otherwise you will have to park a long way from the path that leads down the mountain (it is a 15 minute walk once you reach this path). And bring plenty of water /drinks. The ocean here is very clear and nice for snorkelling.
Written 27 August 2019
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Bonnie
Nottinghamshire, UK46 contributions
Aug 2019
Visited here on a hot morning in August, the trip down to the beach is hard and would not recommend for the elderly. When we arrived down to the beach it wasn't too hard to find a space as we got there early enough, however, I don't agree that it's the most beautiful beach in the area. I don't think it differed that much to Mojacar beach, that was at the end of our road! Not worth the hike down - don't bother going!
Written 20 August 2019
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Alba
Barcelona, Spain8 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
We went there on an August Sunday. We arrived at 10 and it some people were already there, so if you want to get the good part next to the rocks (the one you see jn all the pics) go there really early. The parking is 4€ which is fair. The way to the beach is difficult but not impossible so wear comfy shoes. When arriving down to the shore don’t be scared by the factory on your left, just go all the way to the right. The beach is long so there is plenty of space. The sea gets deep really fast but the water is super super clean and there are loads of fished swimming close. No rocks but the beach is made of small portions of them, really beautiful. It is definitely worth it to spend the whole day there.
Written 4 August 2019
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Sean M
Boston, MA42 contributions
Jul 2019 • Family
We went here on a Sunday it is possible to park for 4 euros if you get there fairly early. Then there's a long-ish scramble down to the beach. The beach is made up of tiny pebbles rather than the sand of nearby beaches. It gets very crowded as the day goes on and there was an undertow. Not our favorite beach option of the area.
Written 3 August 2019
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B303
51 contributions
Jul 2019
We decided to visit in the evening when it was a lot cooler. There are a couple of paths to choose from to access the beach. They are both very long and very rocky. We went for the steeper of the two as we stopped off at the viewing platform on the way. From where we parked the car, it would have taken us about 10 minutes to get down if we hadn't have stopped to take photos. The hike back up to the top again took about as long. The climb back up wasn't as bad as other reviews lead me to believe, however it would be best not to take too many things with you and you should definitely wear sensible shoes.
The beach was beautiful. The waves were huge and we had a lot of fun in the sea. It was quite quiet due to us visiting at around 8pm and so I do recommend a later visit. Yes, there is quite a large industrial area to the one side of the beach, but when we'd left the beach we decided to drive up to and around it, which in itself was quite interesting in the dark. It does not take anything away from the beauty and atmosphere of the beach. There are no toilets or other services on the beach, so do be prepared for this.
Written 23 July 2019
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