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Platja de Ribes Roges

Passeig de Ribes Roges | Platja, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
+34 938 15 45 17
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Beautiful beach

Very nice beach close to Barcelona. Great for families as it is shallow and at the time of my... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
mercedesc14
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Barcelona, Spain
Shelves perfectly for young children, caution if windy and strong waves

Clean beach, 6yr old could manage the waves (yellow flag) as very shallow, 3 yr old supervised... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
scaUK29
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London, United Kingdom
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“great beach” (6 reviews)
“sand” (5 reviews)
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Passeig de Ribes Roges | Platja, 08800 Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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+34 938 15 45 17
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very nice beach close to Barcelona. Great for families as it is shallow and at the time of my visit waves were not strong at all.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Clean beach, 6yr old could manage the waves (yellow flag) as very shallow, 3 yr old supervised constantly as waves too strong for her. Green flag, beach is perfect for small children. If you are visiting just after the festa major ends, beach area and...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic beach, only an hour south of Barcelona. Huge, with white sand and clear water. Very shallow and perfect for kids or just beach games.

Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Whilst staying at Hotel cesar for a friends wedding, it was inevitable we would end up at beach. A really nice beach, great water and safe swimming in the Med. Really cool during week when it is relatively quieter. these beaches around Vilanova are relatively...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Gorgeous beach, and it was very quiet when we went so very relaxing. There's toilet blocks, outdoor showers and bars (although it did take the guy about 15 minutes to make a Mojito) every so often which is very handy. The people coming along the...More

1  Thank Rai S
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

If anything differentiates Vilanova from Sitges is Ribes Roges neighborhood with its marvelous avenue and its magnificent beach. Clean, well kept, ideal for any children of any age, and for parents who are looking for a relaxed but fun family experience. With its chiringuitos, there...More

1  Thank Joaquim R
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This beach was a block away from our hotel and we enjoyed it each day we were in Vilanova I la Geltru. They offer beach chairs and umbrellas and there is a great beach snack bar with a variety of snacks and drinks to enjoy...More

Thank JGoud
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

The beach is great, views are fantastic and you have bars and lot of services on it, but the water is usually not so clean since the sand may have been added from a river source.

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We visited beginning of September, it was not over-crowded, sand was quite clean (it's fine bright coloured sand), some beach volley nets are available, there are chirinquitos (small bars) with snacks and fresh drinks, over all recommended

Thank DRHori
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

Quiet Beach with soft yellow sand. The water is clear and the waves small. Quite flat sandbuttom, siutable for children. No traffic near the Beach as there is grass in front. No sunloungers, noone trying to sell you stuff.

Thank Dorte S
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Karen C
5 February 2017|
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Response from Garfieldontour | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Villanova is probably a bit quiet for younger teenagers. Our kids were late teens and were happy to lounge around on beach or beach cafe. There are jet skis and limited water sports but it was not busy. Very few out in... More
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Suejimmy
28 March 2015|
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Response from clayton d |
According to Google maps you can take a bus from the airport to the train station, with a couple of short walks, and then train to town train stop and walk a couple of blocks to the beach. Looks like 1:15 total time.
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