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Playa Vao, Vigo

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Beach · Nature / Park
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Nestled into the Galician coastline near the town of Vigo, Playa Vao is one of the area’s finest beaches. Wander along the more than 650 m (2,132 ft) of extremely fine granite sand, or take a dip in the Atlantic. Bring a picnic to enjoy among the many dunes and clusters of plants along the shore, or relax at one of the nearby bars. Parking is available near the beach and the area is connected with a wooden boardwalk, making for easy travel by foot. To visit Playa Vao and other attractions in Vigo, use our Vigo road trip planning app.
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  • Good sand, good views, good equipations. It haves a full recovered dune system Best urban beach in galicia 
    Good sand, good views, good equipations. It haves a full recovered dune system Best urban beach in galicia  more »
  • It´s a marvelous beach with white sand and not to much people. Almost a familiar beach. The same persons every year and a good place to walk in and out the water 
    It´s a marvelous beach with white sand and not to much people. Almost a familiar beach. The same persons every year and a good place to walk in and out the water  more »
  • I was a little disappointed with this beach and sea. I understand the popularity of the beach however the sea was full of sea weed and couldn’t swim properly. Wouldn’t recommend this if you’re... 
    I was a little disappointed with this beach and sea. I understand the popularity of the beach however the sea was full of sea weed and couldn’t swim properly. Wouldn’t recommend this if you’re...  more »
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  • Amazing sand, not that crowded, beautiful landscape. 🥰
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  • It's a nice and quiet beach specially in the morning
  • Very good landscape, top quality water and a fair temperature. A bit windy but not a problem. Could do better with a bar. Has showers and toilet. Very good for families with kids as the water is calm.
  • Beautiful beach, recommend for traveler and family.

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