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Papagayo Beach

Off the main square, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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USD 70.53*
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Luxury Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches with Water Sports and Lunch
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USD 17.93*
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Lanzarote Sightseeing and Beach Hopping Waterbus
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Off the main square, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 July 2017

when we went the water was very dirty. other than that i think that on a normal day it's a good place to go for a swim, a snorkel, some fun with the kids and sun bathing. Seems like it has potential for some free...More

Thank Stefan C
Reviewed 25 June 2017

This beach is right beside the Balcon and has beautiful blue water. The Papagayo restaurant is closed down and is no longer pleasant to the eye.

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Papagayo beach - otherwise known as Calahonda - is a stunning beach. Situated right next to the Balcon de Europa, it's a beautiful setting accessed without steps. Set amongst the fishing boats and fisherman's cottages, this beach is a must visit if you're going to...More

Thank Impossible_Mossy
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This beach is set right in the centre of town and you need to descend quite a few stairs to get there. This may be a problem if you are carrying a lot of beach equipment but there are sun beds for rent down there...More

Thank Off their P
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Lovely beach but ruined by being covered in sanitary pads, tampons, human excrement etc from the local sewage works!! Disgusting.

Thank angelaf448
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Calahonda is lovely little beach, always busy and is featured in hundreds of photographs, postcards and artwork over many decades. Papagayo café was one of the best outdoor eating establishments in Nerja, with a unique buzz and excellent food. It has now been left dilapidated...More

2  Thank AndaluciaFamily
Reviewed 10 May 2017

The beach itself has easy access from central area of town. The back drop of the mountains and lifts further along the coast is quite stunning.

Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 28 April 2017

One of my favourite places in Nerja is the Balcon de Europa. Whenever we are in this area we visit the lovely mirador and have breakfast or a beer there. Later, my wife walks around the local shops which is not really my cup of...More

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