Espasa beach, panoramic view

Espasa beach, Caravia, Asturias

11 October, 2014

There’s a lot to say about Espasa beach and even more to see and enjoy there. Where should I start from?
Espasa, Eastern side

It’s one of the most famous beaches of Caravia so it is easy to find, mostly because the national road N-632 was built right to its side.

It has a huge parking with a picnic area, a few bars & restaurants and a children playground.

It’s an extensive beach of almost 1 200 meters wide, accessible for people with limited mobility and quite popular during summer months.

Some extra info about Espasa beach

It’s a sandy beach, with lots of amenities but also really crowded in high season. You can reach it by car or by foot from the nearby villages, there are a lot of indicators along the way and it’s impossible to miss!

Divided by the river Espasa, it is considered the border between the municipalities of Caravia and Colunga.

It has lifeguard and lots of amenities which makes it perfect for families with children. It is also a good fishing and surfing spot – the app AsturPlaya can take you there, download it now and start enjoying the beaches of Asturias.

Mirador del Fitu Asturias, Spain

Fun fact – learn about El Viso

There’s a bit of confusion about the Eastern side of the Espasa beach – the rocks scattered on it divide it into 3 areas that have different names. Some people see 3 beaches there, some 2 and some 1. Some none!

Read about the El Viso beach and solve the puzzle if you can!

Fitu viewpoint – a must see

The coastline of the municipality of Caravia with its string of sandy beaches can be seen in all its splendor from the impressive viewpoint of Fitu (“Mirador Del Fitu”) located in the mountain range of Sueve.

Don’t miss this one if you happen to be nearby – you won’t have the opportunity to see the mountains joining the sea in Asturias very often…

Weather at the Espasa beach


Video: Espasa beach

Espasa beach in Asturias from AsturPlaya on Vimeo.

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