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Playa de la Ballota

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Address: 33500, Llanes, Spain

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This is a very a secluded beach reached by a long, winding track from the main road near Ballota. The air is full of the smell of eucalyptus on the way down. The beach is very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 June 2016
Chester, United Kingdom
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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is a very a secluded beach reached by a long, winding track from the main road near Ballota. The air is full of the smell of eucalyptus on the way down. The beach is very pebbly with a bit of sand but it is very beautiful and the sight and noise of the waves crashing onto shore is quite... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Gorgeous water, secluded beach. Has a nudist area too. Only disadvantage is it's a long walk down a steep dirt track to get there and a tough walk back up. You can drive down if you wish but it can be tricky on a busy day. The walk is definitely worth it though. Small restaurant there that was popular.

Thank snichadhla
Llanes, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

I'm 77 so the nudist bit is now a distant memory!! Playa Ballota is an exquisite location and the nudist bit is way over exaggerated! Only problem is that at certain times of tide and weather, there is a serious under tow in the water and there have been deaths as a result.

Thank villanunca
Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

a picture book beach that according to the locals is used by those looking for an all over tan (probably at the far end). At high tide there is no sand but it is worth finding this beach and it is only a short walk down from the car parking but there are absolutely no facilities here so bring what... More 

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