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Where's the Camel?

You have to be there at the right time - tide makes a difference. And of course you have to know... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
NataliaO732
Beautiful city beach with free parking closeby

A sandy city beach with blue water and nice surroundings. You'll mostly find locals bathing in the... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2018
patrizzzz
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paralelo a la Avenida de la Reina Victoria y en perpendicular a la Avenida de la Magdalena, Santander, Spain
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

You have to be there at the right time - tide makes a difference. And of course you have to know where to look. The beach itself was very nice, but I went specifically to see the rock formation.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NataliaO732
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

A sandy city beach with blue water and nice surroundings. You'll mostly find locals bathing in the sun, swimming along the sea shore or playing the local cantabrian "palas" sport (sort of tennis meets ping-pong)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank patrizzzz
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This small cove and beach is just before entrance to Peninsula de la Magdalena and almost joins with Playa del Sardinero to its left. The beach derives its name from the rock “camel” which you can make out at certain times of the tide -...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank nnmercman
Reviewed December 21, 2017

pleasant little beach famous for its Camel shaped rock, perhaps bets viewed from the sea (on one of the boat trips available). We visited in the autumn, when the beach was emptier.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mabinho
Reviewed November 30, 2017

This beach is between the Palace Magdalena and the main Sendinero beach. Saw some couples playing handball. Rocky coastline with plenty of sand. I would say a spill over from Sendinero.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Tim C
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Playa del Camello can hardly be missed on your way to Peninsula de Magdalena that most tourists visit during their stay. We went by it several times during our time in town as it is judged to be the perfect measure of tide and ebb....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AndaLibra
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Went to this beach after reading positive reviews on TripAdvisor. The views were devine and the beach was beautiful and clean. The option to rent a sunbed for the day is available at only €5 each. We thoroughly enjoyed relaxing on this beach. There isn't...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Jason B
Reviewed August 15, 2017

nearby of "Peninsula de la Magdalena", sand and rocks to search for crabs. Really nice beach to go with children. Parking and good access for stroller (as good as it can be on sand :) )

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Prupipho
Reviewed November 15, 2016

I had seen a view of this beach and I was attracted by the rock formation on the sea that named this beach: The beach of the camel “Playa del Camello.” It had rained quite a lot last night and once at Santander, the weather...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Great beach busy but not crowded, beautifully kept i.e. cleaned every morning golden sands and easy access

Date of experience: September 2016
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