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Great for a tranquill beach day

Take a ferry from Santander small port and spend the day on a gorgeous, semi deserted beach. You... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
Ana B
Luton, United Kingdom
Great long beach for a nice walk, surfing and sunset

We got the tip from a local. Somo and the Playa de El Punta is great for a walk along the beach... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Maren S
via mobile
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Take a ferry from Santander small port and spend the day on a gorgeous, semi deserted beach. You will get awesome views of Santander bay and ports. It can be a bit windy and you can easily burn if you aren't carefull. Worth to bring...More

Thank Ana B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We got the tip from a local. Somo and the Playa de El Punta is great for a walk along the beach. From one end to other you can walk around 6km. We took a surfing lesson at The Wave Surf School and had an...More

Thank Maren S
Reviewed 22 May 2018

beach is probably not cleaned, it was bit dirty, but still nice view to the sea... Only one restaurang, which was full coz it s small. But we enjoyed our time on the beach.

Thank Alex Š
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing beach to spend the day out. Nice for walks, photography and sailing. There are some restaurants along the beach.

Thank Maria O
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Few cities in the world allow you to have it all in the summer. However, Playa de El Puntal in Santander gets you pretty close. With sweeping views of the city and the sea and surrounded by tiny sail boats this gem of a beach...More

2  Thank wanderBK
Reviewed 26 January 2017

It's a sand barrier in front of Santander city and you get there by boat : wonderful!! Take the boat in the middle of the city and you get off in the sand . You'll see a busy area with a bar (chiringuito) and another...More

3  Thank Merceddd
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We were fascinated by this beach which we first saw arriving in Santander by ferry boat. We did not have time to stop when we came in, but we had a few hours on the day we were boarding back to the UK so we...More

1  Thank Trilingual2007
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Go by boat and walk! Beautiful uncrowded beaches miles of golden sand ,great surfing two good restaurants and very safe for kids

Thank Jockp2nd
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Soft golden sand and flat beach. Visited in September and very quiet, hardly any tourists. An amazing find.

Thank Beekay_Dagenham
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have been visiting this beach for the past 30 years and it has become a part of me. Very quiet portion of a very long beach (the whole goes from Santander up to Loredo) where you can surf, kitesurf, get naked and/or relax, all...More

2  Thank Javier2891
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