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Playa de El Puntal

Somo (Ribamontan al Mar), Santander, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 55 Attractions in Santander
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Sun sea and surf. Great waves, great sand. Great! Away from the city on the other side of the bay. Rollers come straight in from the atlantic. Beautiful.

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Valencian Country, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It's just across the Santander bay, and during the summer you can get there by regular local boats, Las Reginas. A great place to relax and sunbathe, especially if you like to practice naturism, which is allowed in this area. Great place for very long walks..!

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York, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 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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111 reviews 111 reviews
41 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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55 reviews 55 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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159 reviews 159 reviews
32 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
23 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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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