Beaches in Asturias that have a picnic area nearby

BahínasCastrillón, Asturias

Bahínas beach in Asturias, Spain

The pictures above do not do justice to Bahínas beach and that’s because I took them on a rainy winter day right after a string of storms swiped the shore causing a lot of damage to the beaches and the villages on the coastline of Asturias and other northern provinces. Bahínas is a wild and […]

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El RegolgueruRibadedeva, Asturias

The cliffs of Pimiango hiding El Regolgueru cove

This is not a beach, it’s actually a really well hidden cove that disappears with high tide. It might not interest you if you are looking for a place to put your towel and just be lazy but in case you like to discover secluded corners and have the entire cove just for you, El […]

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HuelguesCarreño, Asturias

Panoramic view of the Huelgues beach in Carreño, Asturias

Huelgues a shell-shaped beach of dark brown sand and rocks, one of the many beaches of the residential city of Perlora (the reason why it is also called Perlora Beach). The other beaches you will find in Perlora are: Carranques, De Los Curas beach (The Beach of the Priests) and Perán beach (technically this one […]

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La HuelgaLlanes, Asturias

La Huelga beach in Llanes - panoramic view

Very few non-locals know La Huelga beach because it’s quite secluded – that is not a bad thing considering how crowded the beaches of Llanes usually are. La Huelga is a sandy beach, 180 meters wide and quite extended with high tide. You can get here by car, by bike or on foot starting from […]

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El PuntalVillaviciosa, Asturias

El Puntal beach - panoramic view

El Puntal is often ignored because it happens to be situated near one of the most popular and extended beaches in Asturias: Rodiles beach – they are separated by the Villaviciosa river, El Puntal being located at its West. It’s a rather small semi-urban beach (100-150 meters) surrounded by a wooden & cement promenade that […]

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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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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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