The 4 best beaches in Spain

Spain has countless and wonderful coastal destinations that have earned it endless blue flags for the beauty of its surroundings, the cleanliness and the quality of its waters. Fantastic beaches that every year attract millions of tourists from all continents, who enjoy, in addition to a unique climate.

In this country you can visit large cities adorned by lush beaches, but you will also find small coastal towns full of magic. In Spain there is much to choose from, since it has almost eight thousand kilometers of coastline, which translates into more than three thousand beaches to visit.

Las Teresitas Beach, Tenerife - Alexander Chaikin / Shuttestock.com

There are beaches for all tastes: vast expanses of fine sand perfect for families, other more hidden and relaxed or nude beaches that are synonymous with freedom. You will also find beaches with turquoise, mountainous and virgin waters, excellent for water sports, and urban beaches with calm waves and surrounded by restaurants.

And there is still an added attraction to the beauty and variety of Spanish beaches, during the year, the coastal area of Spain has at least 3,000 hours of sun.

1. Ses Illetes Beach, Fomentera

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This virgin beach is ranked as the fifth best beach in all of Europe. It is located north of the island of Fomentera, very close to Ibiza and is surrounded by islets and rural vegetation. In addition, the Posidonia seaweed meadow that lives on its seabed is declared a World Heritage Site.

It has crystal clear waters that resemble the color of the sky. Calm waters and ideal to rest and spend relaxing moments in the sun, but also to practice all kinds of water sports.

In Ses Illetes you can enjoy endless activities. We propose some:

  • Practice sailing
  • Enjoy water skiing
  • Take scuba diving lessons and equipment rental
  • Yacht Rides
  • Visits to various restaurants in the area
  • Boat trips

2. Cala Comte, Ibiza

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This beach is located in the west of the island of Ibiza and its idyllic natural landscapes make it perfect for a postcard. It is a very popular beach for tourists and even music and film stars, ranking among the best in Europe, according to the Tripadvisor tourism website.

It has shallow water and is ideal for nature lovers. Its degradation of blues is unmatched and the white and fine sand that surrounds it gives it a unique softness. In addition, it has an extensive marine world that is made up of rocks, corals and colorful fish that make it even more exotic.

You can enjoy many activities in Cala Comte, between them:

  • Snorkel
  • Visit restaurants that sell exclusive and exquisite seafood
  • Catamaran excursions
  • Enjoy your lovely sunsets
  • Visiting beach bars, perfect for a mojito while admiring the landscape

3. Catedrales Beach, Lugo

Beach of the Cathedrals - Migel / Shutterstock.com

Listed as a "natural museum", this beach is located in the coastal area of ​​the Galician province of Lugo, in the town of Ribadeo. It has rock formations and cliffs up to 34 meters high, in addition to caves created as a result of erosion of the sea and a lot of striking vegetation that invites tourists to visit this monumental beach.

On the beach of Cathedrals you can enjoy:

  • Organize a picnic with your partner or family
  • Sport fishing
  • Viewpoints to visualize the beach
  • Take pictures of spectacular views

4. Papagayo Beach, Lanzarote

Papagayo Beach - Mihai-Bogdan Lazar / Shutterstock.com

Papagayo beach is located south of the island of Lanzarote and its waters are an emerald turquoise that really resembles a pool. It has little waves and is ideal to go with children.

Activities to do in Papagayo Beach:

  • Go snorkelling
  • Enjoy the sunset
  • Visit nearby restaurants where you can enjoy the fantastic local cuisine

“Reading is like thinking, how to pray, how to talk with a friend, how to present your ideas, how to listen to the ideas of others, how to listen to music (yes, yes), how to contemplate a landscape, like going for a walk in the Beach."

-Roberto Bolaños-

Beaches large, small, open or semi-hidden, but always wonderful. Beaches thatThey are just a small example of what the Spanish coast offers.

Video: Top 15 Best Beaches In Spain, 2019 (February 2020).

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