Beaches in Asturias having the blue flag eco-label

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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San Juan de NievaCastrillón, Asturias

San Juan de Nieva beach in Asturias - panoramic view

This, again, is not a beach on its own, it’s actually “glued” to the beach of Salinas in Castrillón. Glued might not be the right word, they are actually the same big one called The Espartal, a 3 km long sandy beach like very few in Asturias. But since the Western one belongs to the […]

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AguilarMuros de Nalón, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Aguilar beach in Muros de Nalón, Asturias, Spain

Aguilar is a beach that comes with a legend and that is not something very common in Asturias. It’s also a beach that comes with a lot of amenities but let’s start with the legend first. The legend says that long time ago there was an enchanted fairy living in a cave inside the Castiello […]

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ToróLlanes, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Toró beach in Llanes

Toró is one of the beaches in the municipality of Llanes who won the Blue Flag eco-label in 2015 and in the past years. It is a semi-urban beach just outside the town of Llanes, closer to Cué, really popular during the summer months. It’s really easy to find Toró (which also means crowded) and […]

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RodilesVillaviciosa, Asturias

Rodiles beach in Asturias, Spain seen from above

Rodiles, being an extended beach, deserves an extended post since you can visit Rodiles 10 times a year and see it completely changed each time. And, I believe, it’s not because the sea has changed, but because YOU did! Tourists love the beach of Rodiles for being special place and the beach with the most […]

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SablónLlanes, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Sablón beach in Llanes, Spain

Sablón beach is one of the urban beaches of Llanes and the easiest to find because it’s right in the center of the town very visible from the promenade on the cliffs, called Paseo de San Pedro – Sain Peter’s promenade. Impossible to miss (because Llanes is full of signposts showing you how to get […]

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