Beaches in the municipality of Avilés, Asturias

CovallongaAvilés, Asturias

Covallonga cove in Asturias, Spain

Covallonga is the kind of cove that can only be truly appreciated and loved once you see it from below and not from above, like in the images inserted in this post. A long narrow cove of sand and rocks, it’s best seen from above as the descent is rather dangerous, especially on rainy days. […]

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San BalandránAvilés, Asturias

Panoramic view of San Balandran beach in Asturias, Spain

San Balandrán is a very peculiar beach, for various reasons. One reason is that is belongs to the municipality of Avilés, an area where no official beaches show up on maps. A second reason is that San Balandrán is located inside a cove inside a delta. And a third reason is that, although it’s a […]

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El ArañónAvilés, Asturias

Arañón beach in Avilés, Asturias, Spain - panoramic view

El Arañón beach can found at the right-hand side of the mouth of the River Avilés, near to the San Juan de Nieva lighthouse right outside the village of Nueva, Asturias. You can also see it from far away, from San Juan de Nieva beach in the neighboring municipality of Castrillón. It’s a rather long […]

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