We camped near by and heard the roar of the waves all night - we thought it was a motorway! The following morning we were drawn by that sound to find its source.
The beach is beautiful wide, open with those loud thunderous breakers relentlessly falling on the beach making it a haven for surfers.
What was one of my favourite beaches until it was completely spoiled in recent years by the aforementioned overzealous life guards (who not only limit swimmers) but throw body boarders out for not wearing flippers!?!? (-Never used them in 40 years body boarding!)
The irony is that the under current pulls you out in the narrow swimming zone, whilst it’s...
An amazing beach incredible scenery however as a swimmer I was extremely disappointed by the restrictions for swimmers. I have never seen the like of it In my 50 years. Of course I understand that there is a strong undercurrent but unless you swam between the yellow flags (10 meteres) with the other 100 proprietary then the lifeguards whistle was...
Sopela the town has several beaches. This, the main one, is fully serviced with life guards, beach bars, parking, clean toilets but still manages to have a proper beach feeling. You don't have the artificial feeling of being at a huge sandy pool as some of the beaches in the south of Spain has.
On a sunny day the cool...