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Playa A Lanzada

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Address: O Grove, Spain

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Beautiful beach

This is a really beautiful beach and was quite deserted when we visited in early Sept. on a day when temps reached 38c. It was very clean and seems to be a couple of miles long... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
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Northumberland
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Northumberland
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a really beautiful beach and was quite deserted when we visited in early Sept. on a day when temps reached 38c. It was very clean and seems to be a couple of miles long with a rocky part at one end, which is great for rockpooling and paddling for little ones.

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Thank Tallis
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great beach with soft sand and clean water. It gets busy but the beach is long so you will find a space.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

This is a really lovely to beach to walk along. It gets busy in good weather, especially at weekends, but it feels a bit like it is part of a nature reserve as there are very few buildings on the sea front. Good surfing waves. This is not the med!

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Thank Trekbud
La Coruna, Spain
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121 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Galicia is full of wonderful beaches and this is one of the best. Located in an isthmus you will be surprised by its geography. I love it with the low tide and enjoy a fantastic walk in its 2,5 km long white and thin sand. Great for surfing and windsurfing. If you are not a good swimmer, be careful as... More 

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Thank Xose Manuel F
Sydney, Australia
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226 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The beach is big, the water is very clean but there is no shade. It gets very hot if you can't bring an umbrella etc. It can also get very busy but a huge parking lot takes care of that. Just come early if you don't want to walk for a bit!

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Thank MagElise
Galicia, SPAIN
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very long and wide beach. Excellent sand. Good parking facilities. Sea water is nice and cool (17-19 C).

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Thank ManuelLores
Marbella, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

One of the best beaches in Galicia. If you want to experience holiday a la espanola, well this is the beach to go. And don't forget La Toxa and O Grove or Cambados. Be prepared for rain in August though.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This beach was busy however the crowds were not unmanageable. There was sufficient parking, although the road leaving the car park was a tight squeeze. This beach has a range of amenities, toilets, snacks and ice creams,there are also lifeguards and a surf school. However the real benefit of the beach is the large expanse of sand and the sandy... More 

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Jimena de la Frontera, Spain
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Everywhere along the path which runs through the dunes paralleling the beach was clean and well preserved. Bathrooms, bars, restaurants and loads of access points to the beach made it even more enjoyable! Take time to walk the whole length.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 June 2015

well i cycled to this playa, and what i was told was true, but then i cycled to another playas just a little further on, and wow, eat your heart out australia, beautiful area.

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