Spain is not just a wonderland of vibrant art which is visible from various historical buildings, Ibiza’s music, Football clubs like Barcelona and Real Madrid, Dance form Flamenco, festivals like BullFighting, Tomatina; it is also surrounded by the Balearic Sea, the Bay of Biscay and the Alboran Sea which decorate it with beautiful and exotic beaches along its coastline. Whether you are looking for a secluded intimacy, serene views, natural bay, playful waters or wild parties, this country has got it all covered for you.
Spain is a home to many beaches, whichever you choose is going to leave a mark on you. We make a list of our favourites for you to explore –
1. La Concha, San Sebastian
San Sebastian is a home of multiple beaches and what tops the list is La Concha. It is a 1,350-metre strip of sand named after the shell-shaped bay. It is popular among tourists all round the year and is a perfect sunbathing spot. Also, due to its safe harbour, you can even swim and paddle to get the sporty feel.
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La famosa barandilla de la bahía de La Concha cumplió un siglo en el año 2016 desde su inauguración por el rey Alfonso XIII, en 1916. Su diseño recuerda a la Belle Époque francesa y fue realizado por el arquitecto Juan Rafael Alday. ⛵🚤 – – – – – #sansebastian #laconcha #donostia #donosti #barandilladelaconcha #belleepoque #bahiadelaconcha #playa #mar #beach #sea #summer #travelphotography #tourism #euskadi #paisvasco #basquecountry #españa #spain #visitspain #europe #easytripit
2. Playa Comillas, Cantabria
This urban beach harbouring the Atlantic Sea is washed by moderate waves and occasionally swept by strong breeze. A little fishing port, old house buildings surrounding the beach gives it a characteristic feel. To add to the list, it is surrounded by mountains which are densely covered with ice seasonally. The best time to visit this remarkable beach is from October to April.
3. Playa De Bolonia, Cadiz
With pine forests on one side and the crystal clear waters of the Atlantic on the other, this beach offers natural pools during low tides. It’s part of El Estrecho Natural Park, so has strict regulations for buildings, bars and cafes. There are a few wooden beach bars and simple restaurants that will come to your rescue to savour food and wine while gazing at the Strait of Gibraltar to Africa at the Southern end.
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B O L O N I A 🌞🏖 . . Esta es la gran Duna de la playa de Bolonia, Situada al oeste de la playa, Considerada monumento natural por su importancia ecológica. . . Es espectacular, no puedes dejar de visitarla. . . . . . #playadebolonia #summer2020 #summer #igerscadiz #gaditana #trip #photography #photooftheday #andalucia #spain #love #bolonia #amoviajar 📸 @mejiasy
Along with these, Cies Islands, Playa Del Cristo, Cala Galdana, Playa De Sant Elm are some other beaches if you are looking to go on a trip with your family. Some hidden beaches that you might miss are – Cala Llentrisca, Cala Salada, Playa de Guayedra.
Good beaches to tour in Northern Spain are Playa de ses Illetes, Playa del Silencio, Praia As Catedrais, and Playa de Gulpiyuri and in southern area, you can find Playa del Cristo, Playa de los Genoveses, and Playa La Herradura.