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Playa de El Puntal

Somo (Ribamontan al Mar), Santander, Spain
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Ranked #2 of 56 Attractions in Santander
Type: Beaches
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York, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Beach on the sheltered side of the spit of land jutting out from Somo, has a couple of beach cafes that do drinks and food, can get the local ferry from Santander (regular, a few euros return) or as we did, walk round the beach from Somo town (20 min). as its in the sheltered bay side, calm, shallow sandy... More

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Madrid, Spain
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33 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Looking for a beach where you can practice surf? You got it, even a school nearby to learn the ropes Looking for a soft sand beach where you can walk and walk by the sea ? You got it Looking for a beach with bars nearby where you can enjoy great local fare ? Yes, you got it as well... More

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

accessed by road ca141 or ferry from santander. Great sweeping sandy beach very popular with surfers and families. plenty of cafes and bars with fantastic view of Santander bay.

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Castelldefels, Spain
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158 reviews 158 reviews
31 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

One of my favourite beaches in Cantabria. Really big and with a corner for nudity if you fancy it. Ideal for sports as well. There are chiringuitos (beach bars) for lunch and/or drinks on the very beach, which is very convenient if you have forgotten to bring your own.

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Wexford, Ireland
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88 reviews 88 reviews
22 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

This is lovely beach across the bay from Santander. A boat ferries you across from beside the maritime museum for 3.80 return. The beach is a huge spit and is clean and sage to bath on. It does not tend to have as many people on it as other beaches in Santander. Obviously if you are coming from the Laredo... More

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