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Easy to reach beach, with restaurant and chance to escape the town.

Small but pleasant beach with a changing area and a chance to feel a bit of space in the midst of... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Nice and quiet

If you fancy a break from the hoards of main street, either walk round or get a bus and chill for a... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Small but pleasant beach with a changing area and a chance to feel a bit of space in the midst of the otherwise built up province. Not exactly golden sands and rolling surf but acceptable all the same. Some restaurants to while away the time...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aussiejohn_12
Reviewed 9 November 2018

I visited Catalan bay back in January. I enjoyed a lovely and peaceful stroll along the lovely golden sands, breathing in the sea air. I really enjoyed watching the sea coming in and seeing the waves breaking onto the sea shore. I love how this...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Bobby T
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Fantastic views here. We visited on November 1st so it wasn't beach season but the beaches would probably be great in summer.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 21 September 2018

If you fancy a break from the hoards of main street, either walk round or get a bus and chill for a bit. Two places to eat (we had a very nice fish lunch) and a beach to enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank retromal
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Yes, this is our favourite part of Gibraltar, so we are a bit hesitant to recommend you here as we loved its peace and tranquility! However, as we are unfortunately not there all the time we can use these lines to tell you that this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

A popular beach and I can see why! The ocean water is so clear that you can see the fish, and it is a treasure trove of pretty shells for those with a keen eye! The beach also has several food places to visit at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ralexia80
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Great place to spend a day in the sun. Food was nice and the beach was a safe place for fun and swimming

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Keith H
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely little beach, normal amenities you would expect. Great for swimming or sun bathing. With direct access from the hotel we were staying at

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank P9267HUpeterc
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

The beach is a 5 minute bus ride from the market. There are changing rooms , toilets and cafes available and a swimming area with life guards.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I found this to be one of the nicer areas of Gibraltar take some pictures of the buildings and the rock mix well especially with their different color rooftops

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank spartacusx
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12 April 2018|
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Response from Tilledd | Reviewed this property |
No. 4 or 8, just check the front of the bus says 'both worlds' as the destination or you'll go the opposite way, in which case just stay on it and sight see.
9 December 2016|
Response from barcaranger | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the weather but anything from 12 to 22 degrees Celsius
27 August 2016|
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Response from Beatrice P | Reviewed this property |
Back to the centre and depending on the time of the day it should be about 6 pounds. The buses 4 and 8 are another option, both from the top of the hill near the beach. An all day ticket at 2,25 pounds is good value as you... More