San Lorenzo beach in Gijón - panoramic view
San Lorenzo beach in Gijón - panoramic view
San Lorenzo beach in Gijón - panoramic view
San Lorenzo beach in Gijón - panoramic view
San Lorenzo beach and the San Lorenzo church nearby

San Lorenzo beach, Gijón

The Bay of Gijón, where you find the San Lorenzo beach, is one of the most beautiful in the north of Spain and definitely the most visited.

San Lorenzo is a long urban beach (1.5km long) surrounded by a wide promenade and a string of hotels, bars, restaurants and shops.

You will often hear people saying things like “let’s meet at Stair no 11″ and that is because you need to climb down to the beach (it’s surrounded by a stoned wall to protect the city during stormy days) and stairs are built in lots of places for tourists to do so. In fact the beach extends from “stair no 0″ to “stair no 12″ with lifeguards placed at 3 of them so they could cover the entire beach. You can see such stairs in the picture below.

San Lorenzo beach in Gijon

If you would like to enjoy the sea, Asturian gastronomy, culture and also the night life then Gijón with its beaches is the perfect spot to spend your vacation in Asturias – our app AsturPlaya can take you to each and every one of them, download it now!

Some extra info about San Lorenzo

Sandy beach 1500 meters long with all the amenities you might need and that almost disappears at high tide.

San Lorenzo beach in GijonIt has 3 lifeguard teams during the high season, a marina nearby, medical team, police and lots of surf schools to teach you how to surf. Parkings all over, some of them crowded and most of them private and a bit expensive. It’s an accessible beach and really crowded during the summer and autumn months.

People who like practicing all kinds of sports will be enchanted by this beach, you can practice here: volleyball, beach football, surf, kayak, windsurf, etc. On the promenade there is a tourist information office that will give you all the info you need to know about Gijón and San Lorenzo (they speak English).

Weather at San Lorenzo

Today 07/26/2014 07/27/2014
It is forcast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM CEST on July 25, 2014
Chance of Rain
24°/15°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM CEST on July 26, 2014
Partly Cloudy
25°/18°
It is forcast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM CEST on July 27, 2014
Partly Cloudy
24°/17°

San Lorenzo beach – video

San Lorenzo beach in Gijón, Asturias from AsturPlaya on Vimeo.

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