Beaches in the municipality of Castropol, Asturias

Dos Botes & El TesónCastropol, Asturias

Dos Botes beach and the Figuera marina in Castropol, Asturias, Spain

I will write about both beaches in the same post because Dos Botes beach and El Tesón island have similar fates and are also neighbors. The peculiarity is that these are not 2 beaches like others I “paired” before, Dos Botes is a rocky beach but El Tesón is actually a sand island. They both […]

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PenarrondaCastropol, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Penarronda beach in Asturias, Spain

You will find this beach under two names: Penarronda or Peñarronda, both referring to the river that flows here into the sea (the Peñarronda river) and the impressive pierced rock that you can see in the middle of the beach (with low tide, it’s in the water with high tide). The rock, as many others […]

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ArnaoCastropol, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Arnao beach in Castropol, Asturias

This Arnao beach is the one in Castropol, the most western municipality of Asturias. There is another Arnao beach in the municipality of Castrillón, right in the center, so it’s impossible to mistake one for another. This Arnao is rather far away from the villages of Figueras and Castropol but it’s considered a semi-urban beach […]

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ArnelaCastropol, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Arnela beach in Castropol, Asturias, Spain

If I tell you that Arnela is a beach hidden in the Eo estuary then you might know exactly where is that, since the Eo river is the natural limit between Asturias and Galicia. It might also sound familiar if you are a friend of this blog – we recently wrote about another beach inside […]

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Los CobosCastropol, Asturias

Los Cobos beach inside the Eo Esturary in Asturias

Los Cobos is not the typical beach you might expect to see in Asturias and that’s because it is part of an estuary which means you will actually swim in the Eo river and not in the Atlantic ocean (or the Cantabric sea, as you wish). It is also known as Las Acías beach too, […]

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San RománCastropol, Asturias

The beach of San Román in Asturias - panoramic view

San Román is going to give you headaches at the beginning cause, although it’s considered an urban beach, is quite tricky to find by tourists (and the answer to your question is No, there are no signs to guide you…sorry). You can find San Roman hidden behind newly built villas on Avenida Gondán, east of […]

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