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One of my all-time favourite beaches ever

Great location, inaccessibility is part of its charm so its self-selective in who goes there. We... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Alan S
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Dublin, Ireland
In my World top ten!

What a superb beach! On our own for over an hour, then only another 12 or so turned up. Clean... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
RobGPratt
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Redlynch, United Kingdom
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2 Jul 2018
“One of my all-time favourite beaches ever”
19 Jun 2018
“In my World top ten!”
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Arroyo del Canuelo, 11393 Zahara de los Atunes, Spain
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Great location, inaccessibility is part of its charm so its self-selective in who goes there. We brought an umbrella/tent for shade and most people did likewise. Also, beware of mobile phone coverage ... we're 20 km from Morocco across the dea but the beach is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

What a superb beach! On our own for over an hour, then only another 12 or so turned up. Clean immaculate sand, crystal clear water, freedom of naturism without fear - in a word FANTASTIC!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank RobGPratt
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Worth the 40" walk you'll have to do to hit this hidden gem: you'll be positively pleased how fast your tiredness will dissolve by staring few minutes at this paradise beach and its Caribbean sea!!! A MUST!!!!☀️

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank U8262VDpaoloa
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Excellent virgin beaches, since it is located in a military land. Access from Punta Caamarinal, with spectacular views from the Straingth of Gibraltar and Africa. The best time to go is with Poniente wind rather than Levantes, unless this is not strong

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Andychicagoan
Reviewed 15 July 2017

One of the best beaches that I ever been. Absolutely love this place, quite, peaceful. The view from the top of the hill is just breath taking. Hopefully it stays like this, with nothing around, just wild.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Clonz16
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Nice alternative to the larger beaches, and depending on wind, an option for the surfers... This beach is a bit like the one in Point Break, where they do not appreciate newcomers !! No, I am taking the pi.. although this seems to attract a...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Rune J
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stunningly gorgeous panoramas of the beach atop the high cliffs above make for a surreal experience.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

As all the other reviews have mentioned, access is a bit difficult but it was well worth it. Make sure you take whatever you need: towels, water, alcohol, umbrellas. Very very hot!

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank Toronto-Bay
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Maybe the beach is a little bit hidden and not that easy to reach but just that makes this bay maybe the best beach of tarifa/bolonia. Absolutely a must go. Even if that means a 20 minutes walk through the forest.

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Dersaca
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