Beaches in the municipality of Gijón, Asturias

La CagoneraGijón, Asturias

Cagonera beach in Gijón, Asturias, Spain - panoramic view

Caginera beach comes with more than one story to tell. First of all La Cagonera is no longer accessible by foot, a major landslide closed the only footpath that was built to reach it – and when I say major, I mean the biggest I have seen so far. I never saw Cagonera before the […]

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Los MayanesGijón, Asturias

De Los Mayanes beach in Gijón, Asturias, Spain

If you find this Los Mayanes beach familiar even though you haven’t been here it’s because it’s very very similar to the Cervigón/El Rinconín beach . Yes? No? Los Mayanes beach is located right between the Cervigón beach and San Lorenzo beach in Gijón and has a little bit of both. Los Mayanes beach is […]

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CervigónGijón, Asturias

Cervigón beach in Gijón, Asturias

You might find Cervigón beach under 2 more names, if you find it at all! Although you will surely see it if you happen to visit Gijón, it does not show up on official maps even if it’s one of the important beaches of this municipality. It’s called Cervigón because it’s limited to the West […]

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PeñarrubiaGijón, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Peñarrubia beach in Gijón, Asturias

The Peñarrubia beach is closed for safety reasons! Which is a pity, really, this beach is extremely beautiful and quite close to Gijón. It’s been closed a few years back because of massive landslides – actually the restaurant on top of the cliffs is slowly going down (closed too) and big rocks are constantly falling. […]

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ArbeyalGijón, Asturias

Arbeyal beach in Asturias - panoramic view of the beach and of the city

Arbeyal is the most western beach in the municipality of Gijón, one of the 3 urban ones that are actually located in the city – the other 2 being the Poniente beach and the San Lorenzo beach. For me Arbeyal and the Poniente beach are quite similar except for the fact that Poniente is a […]

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PonienteGijón, Asturias

Poniente beach in Gijón, Asturias

Poniente beach has also a second name: Natahoyo and a story. And that’s because this beach was artificially created to improve an area known as El Fomento located by the shipyards that still exist in some extend nearby. That happened around 1994 and supposed a complete change of the neighborhood: the beach and the promenade […]

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EstañoGijón, Asturias

Estano beach in Gijón Asturias

Estaño is one of the most beautiful beaches in the municipality of Gijón, maybe because it’s well outside the city (5km away) and thus far, far away from cars, buildings and noise. Estaño is quite secluded but easy to find and get to and that’s because of a footpath that links all the beaches of […]

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