Beaches in Asturias that have sand

El TranqueruCarreño, Asturias

Panoramic view of El Tranqueru beach in Asturias, Spain

The beach of El Tranqueru is well know in Asturias but not very popular due to it being secluded and accessible by foot only – meaning there’s a high probability you won’t find it 110% full of people in the summer. It’s located in a wide cove near the housing development of Xivares – you […]

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El MurallónTapia de Casariego, Asturias

Panoramic view of the El Murallón beach in Tapia de Casariego

El Murallón beach is also known as the Maleguas beach because it’s located right at the end of the Maleguas street. The name Murallón refers to the old concrete wall that existed on this beach until not so long ago (in English Murallón means “Big Wall”), a trace of it still being visible in the […]

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XagóGozón, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Xagó beach

Seeing Xagó beach you will have the impression you have seen it before and it’s very familiar but let me tell you why: it looks quite similar to a few others in Asturias, like Playón de Bayas and Salinas beach in Castrillón or Otur beach in Valdés. They are all extended sandy beaches surrounded by […]

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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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Los MayanesGijón, Asturias

De Los Mayanes beach in Gijón, Asturias, Spain

If you find this Los Mayanes beach familiar even though you haven’t been here it’s because it’s very very similar to the Cervigón/El Rinconín beach . Yes? No? Los Mayanes beach is located right between the Cervigón beach and San Lorenzo beach in Gijón and has a little bit of both. Los Mayanes beach is […]

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ConejeraVillaviciosa, Asturias

Conejera cove in Villaviciosa, Asturias

Actually Conejera is not a beach it’s a cove. It’s a shell-shaped pebbly cove located to the east of the Rodiles headland (after going past the sewage works and the car park) and surrounded by sheer cliffs. It’s not a popular cove and is used almost entirely by fishermen, mainly because of the difficult access […]

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CervigónGijón, Asturias

Cervigón beach in Gijón, Asturias

You might find Cervigón beach under 2 more names, if you find it at all! Although you will surely see it if you happen to visit Gijón, it does not show up on official maps even if it’s one of the important beaches of this municipality. It’s called Cervigón because it’s limited to the West […]

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