As Catedrais Beach, Ribadeo

4.7
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The collection of jagged cliffs that decorate the coast at As Catedrais Beach can only be seen at low tide, when the receding water reveals distinctive arches, caves, and rock buttresses. Explore the rocky walls composed of slate and schist, where you'll find complex forms carved by the seawater. However, be aware that tides come in quickly. Cave ceilings have been known to collapse due to erosion, so use caution while exploring. At high tide, the water at the small beach is safe for swimming. To visit As Catedrais Beach and get the most from your holiday in Ribadeo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Ribadeo holiday planning app .
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  • Not walkable at this time or at low tide. The water does not go down to see the rock formations or to move more than 2 pieces of the beach that are crowded of people. You should go barefoot and with coat pants to go to the little accessible section. The typical images of the arches of stone or trace. Told us in the accommodation sea has taken about 5 spans of sand which makes that the beach is on a beautiful beach without more... hopefully sand back your website one day and be able to visit it again as it was. A shame!
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  • We had talked about this beach and we decided to go to see it and we loved spectacular scenery, clean super water and caves in the form of caves among the spectacular alcantatilados
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  • Beautiful beach, beautiful countryside, very good facilities. Beach to stroll, photograph, or simply sit and admire its beauty I hope return soon!
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  • It was definitely a magnificent spot. I was so happy we took an 1 hour detour to drive to see this beach. The scenery, the caves and the colonies of different species on the coast were mesmerizing. I think we didn't go at the perfect timing to see the most iconic arches though. Will definitely come back again to try to catch that.
  • Beautiful sights. Before you go check the tide. If there’s high tide you won’t be able to walk through the cathedrals.
  • Stunning views and amazing beach. They only let a certain number of people access the beach so buy your tickets in advance and go during low tide.
  • Such a wonderful beach, one of the best experiences I've ever had. Definitely worth a visit.
  • A marvellous monument of nature, take your time to visit them when low tide is at the right time of the day !
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