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Getares, Algeciras

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Playa de Getares is a beach in the municipality of Algeciras, southeastern Spain. It overlooks the Bay of Gibraltar about south of the city of Algeciras, between Punta San García and Punta Carnero, where the cliffs begin on the Strait of Gibraltar. It is approximately in length and wide on average.The name comes from a Roman fish salting factory which was located in the old Roman town in the vicinity of Caetaria, and was called Cetares, and then Xetares during the Middle Ages, named in the chronicles of Alfonso XI. The whole beach is surrounded by terraced housing developments and has a promenade with bars and restaurants.
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  • Beach stones and is very choppy water, nothing did not like us, it is not recommended for children.
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  • It has stones but it is clean and there are excellent restaurants. 'the wave' is magnificent although in hours tips is overwhelming. The beach is full of people of Algeciras. It is a good place. It has showers and is accessible. Beautiful views.
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  • Beautiful and spacious Beach in Algeciras, the last of the Mediterranean Sea. Cleaning and services. Many locals for snacks of local fish, or what you like.
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