Beaches in Asturias that have sand

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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Vega & BerbesRibadesella, Asturias

Panoramic view of Vega seen from Berbes, Ribadesella

Vega is the first extended beach belonging to the municipality of Ribadesella (coming from West) and one of the most popular of Asturias. It has been declared a Natural Monument because of its great botanical interest and dunes – it’s interesting cause it also contains the remains of dinosaurs footprints at its Eastern end… or […]

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OturValdés, Asturias

The beach of Otur in Asturias - panoramic view

This sandy beach surrounded by dunes is one of the 14 Asturian beaches awarded with the Blue Flag eco-label in 2015. Of great beauty and scenic value, Otur is almost 600m long and is bordered by two rivers which can only increase its charm. Although I haven’t said anything spectacular about it, this is indeed […]

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Las ArreasValdés, Asturias

Las Arreas beach in Luarca, Asturias

Las Arreas is a beach located right in the village of Luarca, East of the lighthouse of this beautiful village. You might visit Luarca and not see any indicators to this beach and for a number of reasons. First one is that the beach is quite inaccessible and the trail going down quite dangerous, if […]

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SorraosLlanes, Asturias

The beach of Sorraos - panoramic view with the beach of Barro to the left

Sorraos is a shell-shaped beach of fine sand and rocks, considered an extension of the Barro beach because they join with low tide. It is a popular beach because of its beauty and easy access, following a path going uphill from the Eastern side of Barro. You might find this beach under the name of […]

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PortizueloValdés, Asturias

The beach of Portizuelo in Asturias, panoramic view of both sides

Portizuelo is a beautiful beach divided by a huge rock into 2 areas quite different one from the other. It’s a beach easy to find although the easiest way is from Luarca – but, as a lot of beaches in Valdés, it has a minuscule parking so you’d better leave the car outside the Eastern […]

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Toranda or NiembroLlanes, Asturias

The beach of Toranda - panoramic view

This beach is known locally as Toranda but you will find it on official maps as Niembro beach – that’s because it takes the name of the village it’s located in. The interesting thing is that Niembro has more than one beach, remember Valle and Sovalle? It’s really easy to find Toranda, there are signs […]

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