Playa Major

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Where is Major Beach

Overview Major Beach

Extensive white sandy beach very pleasant for long walks.

General characteristics Major Beach

  • The beach is about 700 metres long
  • Average beach width: 80 low tide / 15 high tide (metres)
    Width variation: small
  • The beach usually has a high occupancy
  • There is no promenade next to the beach.
  • What is the type of sand on this beach like: white
  • Is it a nudist beach? Blue Flag.
  • It is a non-nudist beach
    (Check with your local tourist office or town hall as each beach may have its own specific regulation)
  • Is there a tourist information office on or near the beach? no

Security features Major Beach

  • In Major there are usually moderate swell conditions.
  • There is usually a lifeguard/rescue service on this beach.
    Summer season. Human and material resources.
    Ask at the tourist office or nearest town hall if you need to check when it is operational.
  • The beach has danger/safety signposting.
  • Nearest hospital:

    Montecelo Hospital
    Avenida de Montecelo, s/n (Pontevedra)

    Indicative distance to the hospital from the beach: 23 km.

    (Source: Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge [July 2020])
    (Check with the nearest tourist office or the town hall of the municipality to which Major Beach belongs to confirm the information)

Accessibility features Major Beach

  • How to get to the beach: easy walking / car
  • The beach has adaptations and access facilities for people with reduced mobility.
  • Access to the beach is signposted
  • Is there a car park: No
  • Nearest road to the beach: CC-500
  • The beach can be reached by bus
    Type of bus / additional info: Intercity (Pontevedra – O Grove at 0,1 Km)
    Ask at the nearest tourist office or town hall to confirm routes and dates of operation.
  • How to get to the beach: easy walking / car
  • The beach has adaptations and access facilities for people with reduced mobility.
  • Access to the beach is signposted
  • Is there a car park: No
  • Nearest road to the beach: CC-500
  • The beach can be reached by bus
    Type of bus / additional info: Intercity (Pontevedra – O Grove at 0,1 Km)
    Ask at the nearest tourist office or town hall to confirm routes and dates of operation.

Nature around

  • Is there vegetation of interest on or near the beach?
  • Where is the vegetation located (type, etc.)?
    Behind the beach
  • Is this beach part of a protected natural area? yes
    Ramsar / Natura 2000 Network / SCI/ SPA
  • What is the coastline (coastal frontage) on which the beach is located?
    Semi-urban
  • Have any refurbishment works or modifications been carried out recently on the beach? yes
    Does it have ramps?

Disclaimer

IMPORTANT: We try to make the information about Major Beach as accurate as possible. The data are based on information provided by the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Government of Spain). Last update: July 2020. In any case, if you see any errors, please let us know through the contact form.

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