Papagayo Beach, Nerja

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Papagayo Beach is a picturesque beach with soft, white sand and turquoise waters. The beach is surrounded by rock cliffs, although paths have been created for easy access. The water is great for swimming, even for children, as it is shallow and calm. Take your snorkeling gear and wade out to view exotic fish through the glassy water. Parasols and beach chairs aren’t readily available, so be prepared to bring your own equipment. Plan to see Papagayo Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Nerja trip itinerary planner.
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  • Have certainly been a lovely beach sometime, but now very much overdue, although a man tries to keep it pretty clean about his rental of sunbeds.  more »
  • The real name is Calahonda Beach, the Papagayo restaurant/café/bar hving been closed down some years back, and now very scruffy, but the council is going to take it over and modernise it, not before t...  more »
  • Situated directly below Balcon de Europa, access is via a shallow flight of steps. Looking down from the Balcon the cove and beach looks very attractive but on closer inspection the derelict and scruf...  more »

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