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Papagayo Beach

Off the main square, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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US$ 63.75*
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Papagayo Beaches Catamaran Cruise with Lunch
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US$ 18.01*
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Lanzarote Sightseeing and Beach Hopping Waterbus
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  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
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“fishing boats” (4 reviews)
“quick swim” (2 reviews)
Off the main square, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we were staying at the Balcon Europa this pretty beach was very accessible. The sand slopes quickly so its easy to start swimming, and not too many rocks.

Thank john e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the beach and the tiny private beaches/calas you can reach via Papagayo Beach. Easy to access and stunning clear blue water!

Thank Tene S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely beach very near the centre of Nerja. Restaurants and cafes close by. Sunbeds available. Steps and pathway down to the beach,

Thank 108KayP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favorite beach in Nerja, however, local authorities don't seem care at all. The area around the beach is full of trash. Homeless have their beds there and have put places on fire several times and no actions taken by locals. It's shocking...More

Thank alin0chka
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The views overlooking this beach from the Balcon is amazing. We did not go on the beach but did walk down to the platform around the bottom of the Balcon. We stayed in the Balcon de Europa hotel so walked from the private beach up...More

Thank Angela B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

That's for sure one of the most beautiful beaches of Nerja - and arriving in the morning mid of September there are still plenty of sun beds available. Unfortunately there are downsides as well - quite often the sea is rather dirty, the former beach...More

Thank juergens360
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Just off the main square, a few minutes from the Balcon de Europa is this beautiful beach. Lovely coves but unfortunately the restaurant has been closed down for a long time now. Although I think it's well worth the steep incline down. Unspoiled beauty you...More

Thank Dawn F
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice and a little wild, but big waves. Not very safe for children. Facilities includes a few sun beds and a bar which does not serve alcoholic drinks.

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We have visited this bar on several occasions over the past three years , the view is fab and so are the cocktails. The service hasn't always been great, but this year it has been awful over 20 minutes to order a drink and a...More

Thank Tinlintowers
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Beautiful beach, nice crick near the Balcon d'Europe, stairs to go down, nice views to the rocks; there is a restaurant with the same name; a very fine beach for a short and nice stay.

Thank Manuela L
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Response from Kim H | Reviewed this property |
Only saw one man and his dog...sleeping...