THE BEST BEACHES IN CANTABRIA NEAR SANTILLANA DEL MAR: ENJOY THE SUMMER AT HOTEL SPA FELISA :
Although the name may seem it, the town where we are is not a coastal town, but we are very close to some of the best beaches in Cantabria and some of the most emblematic coastal towns in the north.
Next, we present our guide of beaches near Santillana del Mar so that you can fully enjoy the summer from our hotel.
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BEACHES IN SUANCES (10 MINUTES FROM THE HOTEL)
Suances is one of the most important towns in Cantabria in terms of beaches, both by number and quality. Here we can find up to 5 beaches, 2 of them with a blue flag.
LA CONCHA BEACH
This beach of fine golden sand is the largest in Suances, with 1000 meters in length.
Located in the center of the town, it is probably the busiest, it has many services, easy access and moderate swell, so it is recommended for all audiences.
LOS LOCOS BEACH
Awarded with a blue flag, it is one of the best beaches in Cantabria for surfing due to its intense waves.
It is located under a cliff from where there are beautiful views and from where you can also see dreamy sunsets.
EL SABLE BEACH – TAGLE
2 km. from Suances, is one of the beaches near Santillana del Mar with a blue flag.
It is a beach of great scenic beauty, more secluded, 200 meters long and much quieter in terms of occupation than the previous two.
LA RIBERA BEACH
This beach of golden sand and 120 meters in length, is located in Suances itself and is a beach protected from the waves.
It has good services and infrastructure, making it ideal for swimming, and especially for families.
LA RIBERUCA BEACH
This beach near Santillana del Mar, is also a beach with calm waters, ideal for families.
It has good accesses and its 300 meters in length make it a good beach to spend a hot day or simply to walk.
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BEACHES IN COMILLAS (25 MINUTES FROM THE HOTEL)
It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful towns in Cantabria, a must for all of you who come to visit us.
Apart from its historical heritage and monuments, Comillas has an 800-meter long blue flag beach, located near its urban center, which also has a beautiful promenade. It is a beach with moderate waves, ideal for swimming and in the summer months it is a very busy beach.
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BEACHES IN OYAMBRE (30 MINUTES FROM THE HOTEL)
BEACH IN OYAMBRE
Within the Oyambre Natural Park and halfway between Comillas and San Vicente de la Barquera, is this beautiful beach, one of the best beaches in Cantabria near Santillana del Mar.
Its 2 km. in length, its natural environment and its moderate waves, make Oyambre beach a fantastic option both for swimming and for taking a walk enjoying the sea and nature, highlighting its dunes. It is one of the best preserved beaches in all of Cantabria.
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BEACHES IN SAN VICENTE DE LA BARQUERA (25 MINUTES FROM THE HOTEL)
Another of the benchmarks in terms of coastal towns in Cantabria. San Vicente is located within the Oyambre Natural Park and its several kilometers of beaches in a beautiful natural environment are one of the best options to go to the beach near Santillana del Mar.
EL MERÓN BEACH
The longest, 2,500 meters long and awarded with the blue flag, is a beach of fine white sand.
It is a wild beach open to the sea and without a doubt one of the most spectacular that you can find in Cantabria. It has good access and parking.
EL ROSAL BEACH- TOSTADERO
It is a semi-urban beach 180 meters long, with fine golden sand.
It is located within the San Vicente estuary, so it is a quiet beach. Here you can also do different water sports.
Continuing through the Oyambre Natural Park, towards Comillas, we find this beach, very popular among surfers, as it is a beach open to the sea and with strong waves.
It is 900 meters long and is a beach of fine white sand that is easily accessible.
In San Vicente there are some more beaches like El Cabo, La Maza, Fuentes or Aramal. And very close to San Vicente are also the towns of Prellezo and Pechón, just on the border with Asturias, with several charming beaches such as Pechón or Bellerín in Prellezo.
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BEACHES IN THE NATURAL PARK OF LAS DUNAS DE LIENCRES (20 MINUTES FROM THE HOTEL)
This spectacular natural park is made up of several coves and two beaches of enormous beauty, which, together with its large expanse of maritime pine and its dune system, make this area one of the best to enjoy the Cantabrian Sea in its wildest and most natural.
VALDEARENAS & CANALLAVES BEACHES
They are the two most famous beaches, both with fine sand and strong waves, so they are very good for surfing and for bathers who like beaches with waves.
Valdearenas is an extensive beach 2800 meters long and Canallave is 220 meters long. They are attached and, behind these beaches, are the dunes of the park, considered one of the most important in Spain, which makes these sandbanks two of the best beaches in Cantabria
ARNÍA Y SOMOCUEVAS BEACHES
Arnía is one of the most beautiful beaches in the area, with fine sand and a natural environment of spectacular beauty, highlighting its cliffs.
And Somocuevas is a small 100-meter long nudist cove nestled in a beautiful natural environment and which is secluded, so its waves are moderate. Ideal for those who like to practice nudism.
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BEACHES IN MOGRO (20 MINUTES FROM THE HOTEL)
Located in the Ría de Mogro, right in front of the Natural Park of the Dunas de Liencres, it is a good option among the beaches near Santillana del Mar to go with children, due to its 620 meters in length and because it is a very quiet beach when being inside from the estuary.
It is an urban beach and therefore has all the comforts in terms of services and infrastructures.
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BEACHES IN LUAÑA (20 MINUTES FROM THE HOTEL)
Located in the town of Cobreces, with 400 meters in length and a moderate swell.
It is a quiet beach, with a beautiful natural environment, ideal for spending a day at the beach near Santillana del Mar in a less crowded place than others much more touristy such as Comillas or San Vicente, although in summer it is also very crowded.
THE BEST BEACHES OF CANTABRIA, IN SANTANDER
BEACHES IN SANTANDER (30 MINUTES FROM THE HOTEL)
EL SARDINERO BEACH
The most prominent for being in the heart of the city.
Its easy access is joined by its beautiful promenade, making it one of the best beaches in Cantabria where you can enjoy both the sea and the elegant city of Santander. In low sea it joins with the “Segunda del Sardinero Beach” and with the La Concha beach in a sandy area of almost 2 km. of fine white sand beaches.
It is a beach a little more secluded from the center of the city for those looking for a charming and quieter beach.
It has beautiful views and a beautiful natural environment. To get there you have to go down quite a few stairs, which makes it less advisable to go with very young children or people with reduced mobility
Located next to the Magdalena peninsula, with very good accesses and 500 meters in length.
It receives its name from the shape of one of the rocks found there, very similar to the silhouette of a camel. It is a quiet beach that is located between the Sardinero and the Magdalena.
In Santander you can find other beaches such as Los Peligros, La Magdalena or Bikini to name a few.
THIS SUMMER, DISCOVER THE BEST BEACHES IN CANTABRIA NEAR SANTILLANA DEL MAR AND ENJOY YOUR SUMMER HOLIDAYS AT HOTEL SPA FELISA OR CASONA DE LUIS, TAKING ADVANTAGE OF THE BEAUTY AND CHARM OF THESE SO SPECIAL SANDBANKS