Beaches in Asturias that have a picnic area nearby

Santa GadeaTapia de Casariego, Asturias

Western side of the Santa Gadea or Ribeiria beach in Tapia de Casariego

I’m going to name this one Santa Gadea in the title but you should know that you might find it under two other names: Ribeiría (you will see this name on some indicators) or Pantorga (the name of the islets to the West). I won’t use the name Ribeiría because in Tapia there is another […]

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ArnaoCastropol, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Arnao beach in Castropol, Asturias

This Arnao beach is the one in Castropol, the most western municipality of Asturias. There is another Arnao beach in the municipality of Castrillón, right in the center, so it’s impossible to mistake one for another. This Arnao is rather far away from the villages of Figueras and Castropol but it’s considered a semi-urban beach […]

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El FigoTapia de Casariego, Asturias

the Eastern side of El Figo beach in Asturias, Spain

El Figo beach is also known as El Figus (the same but in Asturian language, meaning The Fig) due to the amount of figs that are planted on the cliffs surrounding it. It’s the perfect place to run away from the crowds that usually fill the beaches of Tapia de Casariego and the neighboring municipality […]

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MonielloGozón, Asturias

Moniello beach in Gozón, Asturias, Spain

There’s a hype here in Asturias about Moniello, suddenly people from central Asturias discovered that they have a hidden cove really close to them and decided to spend their weekends at this beach in an attempt to avoid the more crowded beaches of Gijón or Villaviciosa. The result is the transformation of a cove that […]

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Los CurasCarreño, Asturias

Panoramic view of Los Curas beach in Perlora, Asturias, Spain

Los Curas is one of the beaches that the resort of Perlora has – I wrote on this blog about the others so let me remind them to you. Close nearby to the East there is Carranques beach and a bit more towards West you will find Huelgues beach, also known as Perlora beach. If […]

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AguilarMuros de Nalón, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Aguilar beach in Muros de Nalón, Asturias, Spain

Aguilar is a beach that comes with a legend and that is not something very common in Asturias. It’s also a beach that comes with a lot of amenities but let’s start with the legend first. The legend says that long time ago there was an enchanted fairy living in a cave inside the Castiello […]

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El ArañónAvilés, Asturias

Arañón beach in Avilés, Asturias, Spain - panoramic view

El Arañón beach can found at the right-hand side of the mouth of the River Avilés, near to the San Juan de Nieva lighthouse right outside the village of Nueva, Asturias. You can also see it from far away, from San Juan de Nieva beach in the neighboring municipality of Castrillón. It’s a rather long […]

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