Beaches in the municipality of Ribadesella, Asturias

GuadamíaLlanes, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Guadamía beach and river, with the Pría cliffs behinds

This place is famous for more than one reason, so let’s take them one by one: first of all because Guadamía is a beautiful and rather unusual beach, second of all because it belongs to 2 municipalities (LLanes and Ribadesella) and the third reason is that the cliffs surrounding this beach are truly spectacular, hiding […]

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El PortielloRibadesella, Asturias

El Portiello Cove in Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain

It happens that a lot of coves or beaches are called Portiello in Asturias, this one being the only one in Ribadesella. There are 2 more in Llanes and one in Cudillero, but again, although we saw most of the beaches and hidden coves in Asturias we surely missed some. Impossible not to. So who […]

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ArbidelRibadesella, Asturias

Aberdil or Arbidel beach in Ribadesella, Asturias

A beach that is not a beach but a cove and a name that’s not exactly its name, how interesting is that? It’s hard to say the name of this place, it is Arbidel, Aberdil or Arvidel? That’s because in Spanish both V and B are pronounced B and so the name can be written […]

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ArraRibadesella, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Arra beach in Ribadesella, Asturias, Spain

Arra is the last beach in the municipality of Ribadesella, running along the bottom of windswept cliffs battered by the sea, in an area where sandy beaches are nonexistent. This beach shows up on all guides and maps, being promoted by the local tourism board. But really, REALLY finding it is almost impossible, for 2 […]

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TereñesRibadesella, Asturias

Tereñes cove p oanoramic view

Tereñes is not a beach like all the other beaches in Ribadesella are. It does not have sand and it never had – it is a cove hidden between cliffs where dinosaurs used to spend their summer vacation long, long time ago 🙂 Located in the village of Tereñes, after passing the bars and restaurants […]

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AtalayaRibadesella, Asturias

Atalaya beach in Ribadesella - panoramic view

Small cove situated to the east of the village of Ribadesella and separated from Santa Marina beach by the Corbero or Atalaya mountain, home to the hermitage of the Virgen de la Guía (The Guiding Virgin). This hermit was built on top of the cliffs and can be visited – we recommend you to do […]

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Santa MarinaRibadesella, Asturias

La Marina beach in Ribadesella - view from the La Guia Hermit

Santa Marina is a long beach of fine sand located in the town of Ribadesella, to the left of the river Sella estuary. It’s an urban beach surrounded by a promenade considered one of the main attractions of the Eastern side of Asturias, along with the towns of Llanes and Cangas de Onís/Arriondas. So expect […]

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