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Carvajal Beach

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Address: Benalmadena, Spain

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Best beach restaurant on Costa del Sol

Have just had a fabulous lunch here. (About 3 miles east of Fuengirola at Carvajal). Signature dish is sardines - 10 for 3euros. Friendly staff, beach location, frequented by... read more

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have just had a fabulous lunch here. (About 3 miles east of Fuengirola at Carvajal). Signature dish is sardines - 10 for 3euros. Friendly staff, beach location, frequented by locals as well as tourists. Cateto's Beach is the best we've been to for a long time.

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cleanly kept beach with good facilities ; we didn't sit on the beach but walked most days , and sat in one of the many bars people watching. Fantastic views

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Like virtually every Costa Del Sol beach,this is another clean,golden sanded beach.If you don't want to lie on it,its just perfect for strolling along.

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Thank IAN W
Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is a nice beach but limited area so ok out of season but packed in summer. Looks clean and gentle so good for families and childrenNice long promenade. Less touristy place .

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

A super walk along the beach,one of many on this coast line. On a lovely sunny day in January,what more do you need.

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Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

The heavy rains have 'cleaned' the storm drains and arroyos carrying the cut (see the ends) bamboo/cane down to the sea - the beach is covered with it. The council are doing a great job of cleaning up, there a piles of bamboo, all the beaches.

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Thank Steve M
hemel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Stunning beach just outside Fuengirola Lovely morning walk Absolutely deserted as off season Magnificent

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Coin, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

The beach is a bit remote, which means that it is much calmer here than in the more central beaches. However, there are some really good restaurants in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is an excellent beach, worth visiting from anywhere in Malaga and easily accessed by train with the station across the road. Plenty of restaurants and bars as well as good swimming although the sand on this part of the coast can be gravelly.

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

You can have sardines cooked on the BBQ on the beach, it is so beautiful and peaceful here, I always pay a visit when I'm in Benalmadena

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