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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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  • Very nice beach, close to Algeciras, easily accessible by bus from this city (serving the half hour)
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  • Beach seems to be as well as pleasant to walk very good for bathing in summer, but in the time that we were not long to bathe. Has enough services and restaurants very good.
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  • Enough people in summer. Welcome in the South. With services. Better to go with the West than with lift.
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