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. To visit Playa Vao and other attractions in Vigo, use our Vigo road trip planning app .
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  • It is a large sandy and serviced with bars and good parking and family-friendly beach
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  • I love this beach, you have a restaurant and cafes nearby, surf school, has... It is a quiet beach perfect to come in family.
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  • Beach nice and rather broad, a little farther from the city to Samil beach, so it is not so crowded, very good choice, for its tranquility and cleaning.
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