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Playa Vao, Vigo

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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. Use our Vigo itinerary planner to add Playa Vao and other attractions to your Vigo vacation plans.
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  • A very Nice beach not too far away from the city It wasn't packed which was a bonus but i reckon it gets busier in following months.  more »
  • Great beach, beautiful sand and an incredible sunset. The water is cold but that's the case for all beaches in the northwest.  more »
  • As natives to Vigo as we are, we enjoy coming to this marvellous beach, which is only 4 miles from the city centre and also reachable by bus (1.32€ / one way ticket; all day until 23.00h). You can lie...  more »