Beaches in the municipality of Castrillón, Asturias

MalabajadaCastrillón, Asturias

Malabajada cove in Asturias, Spain

In Spanish Malabajada means “bad descent” but the name is not quite accurate in this case, since this beach has no descent anymore and it’s completely inaccessible at the moment. I don’t think this will change in the future since Malabajada was only considered interesting for a few years while it was used to extract […]

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Santa María del MarCastrillón, Asturias

Santa Maria del Mar beach, Asturias

Santa María del Mar beach is one of those beaches who are beautiful even on a cloudy day. And I’m telling you this because I never saw it on a sunny day and I am starting to believe that it probably hates me! 🙂 It’s beautiful because the town of Santa María del Mar is […]

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Sablón & RequexinosCastrillón, Asturias

Requexinos beach in Castrillon

This is a prolongation of the Quebrantos beach, being separated from it by the river Ranón which also serves as a boundary between the municipalities of Soto del Barco and Castrillon. Together with Quebrantos, Sablón and Requexinos form an extended sandy area almost 3.5 km long. It might not seem long at high tide, but […]

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Salinas – The EspartalCastrillón, Asturias

Salinas beach in the Espartal Shell

It’s the most visited beach on the Asturian coast – period. It joins San Juan de Nieva / El Espartal beach forming a 3km long beach known under the name of The Espartal Shell (La Concha de El Espartal) – well, it’s actually the same beach but since it’s divided between 2 towns (Salinas and […]

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El PedreroCastrillón, Asturias

Panoramic view of El Pedrero cove in Asturias, Spain

El Pedrero is a spectacular cove near the beach of Arnao, hidden behind an abandoned old house. You can get there from the beach of Arnao by taking the path near the cliff to the East where you will find an abandoned house surrounded by stone walls which you can walk over. If you closely […]

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