Beaches in Asturias with lifeguard in high season (daily or weekends only)

ArbeyalGijón, Asturias

Arbeyal beach in Asturias - panoramic view of the beach and of the city

Arbeyal is the most western beach in the municipality of Gijón, one of the 3 urban ones that are actually located in the city – the other 2 being the Poniente beach and the San Lorenzo beach. For me Arbeyal and the Poniente beach are quite similar except for the fact that Poniente is a […]

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Cuevas del MarLlanes, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Cuevas del Mar beach in Llanes

The name of the Cuevas del Mar beach can be translated as Sea Caves and you’ll understand why the minute you step on it. It’s quite a peculiar place (with high tide it’s actually 2 beaches) surrounded by high cliffs covered with shrubbery that shelter small caves. Cuevas del Mar is a sandy beach with […]

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PonienteGijón, Asturias

Poniente beach in Gijón, Asturias

Poniente beach has also a second name: Natahoyo and a story. And that’s because this beach was artificially created to improve an area known as El Fomento located by the shipyards that still exist in some extend nearby. That happened around 1994 and supposed a complete change of the neighborhood: the beach and the promenade […]

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CarranquesCarreño, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Carranques beach in Perlora, Asturias

This beach is one of the 4 beaches belonging to a resort called Perlora, a small town built especially for tourists in a really marvelous surrounding (The other beaches you will find in Perlora are: Huelgues, De Los Curas beach and Perán (technically this one does not belong to Perlora – long story). You can […]

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ToróLlanes, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Toró beach in Llanes

Toró is one of the beaches in the municipality of Llanes who won the Blue Flag eco-label in 2015 and in the past years. It is a semi-urban beach just outside the town of Llanes, closer to Cué, really popular during the summer months. It’s really easy to find Toró (which also means crowded) and […]

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A FigueiraCoaña, Asturias

Figueira beach in Coaña, Asturias - panoramic view from above

Figuiera is a stony beach typical of the Western coast, limited to the east by the islet of Illones. About 300 meters long, it practically disappears with high tide… so considered yoursef warned! It’s the last of a series of beaches of similar characteristics (stony, rocky, no sand, high cliffs) although it is more popular […]

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AnguileiroTapia de Casariego, Asturias

Anguileiro beach in Tapia de Casariego, Asturias. Panoramic view.

This beach is known by many names: Anguileiro – due to a river called Anguileiro flowing into the sea right here – but also Los Campos (“The fields”) or La Grande (“The big one“). It’s an extensive urban beach situated into a cove that hosts another 3 smaller beaches that unite at low tide into […]

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