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Playa Primera de El Sardinero

Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
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Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Large expansive beach with rocky outpost off shore looks great. Water is colder than Florida but looks nice. Golden sand.

Thank Alperez1954
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach is a great place to go with kids. It wasn't too busy, although we did go in September so I don't know what it's like during peak season. :) There are public portapotties that are very clean. The boys had really enjoyed it!

Thank 841nikki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go in the morning, heck go anytime but spend time in the soft sand and clear water. I've been around the world but northern Spain's beaches have surprised me with their cleanliness, safety, and clarity. The best.

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very popular, and expensive (!) area in Santander but with lovely 'free' promenade walks and gardens along side the Playa Primera de El Sardinero; impressive buildings nearby the ornate Gran Casino of Santander and the Gran Hotel el Sardinero; variety of bars are on offer.

Thank L C
Reviewed August 19, 2017

This beach has showers and toilets is very clean and is in the best part of Santander. There are both good cheap and excellent but expensive bars and restaurants. A vendor sells English and other foreign newspapers right on the beachfront. There is a regular...More

Thank nmph2017
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

Looking from far, it is beautiful but comparing with others in Isla or Laredo's, it seemed to me nothing special.

Thank dannykim3
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Is one of the best beach in Sanatander, located in the area of the same name, call El Sardinero. Is located in Plaza de Italia, next to the Gran Casino of Santander and also located in front of the Gran Hotel el Sardinero. Is the...More

Thank Sergio S
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

We walked to this beach as part of our stroll from Hotel Bahia all the way to Cabo Menor. It was a cloudy/drizzly day so the beaches were empty but still were guarded by Beach Patrol. The beach is very long and wide for European...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Wide beach, lot of space for thousands of people. Clean clear sand. Turquoise water. A real pleasure.

Thank spdds
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

This beach in Santander is fantastic. Lots of local life, great sand, cleaned every night and clear sea. Nice walk from downtown. Go there

Thank Lars Christine R
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April 7, 2017|
Response from El-Pescador007 | Reviewed this property |
I would say 4-5 euros. And yes, there are cabs near the beach. Plenty of them by the Casino and by Feygon. There is also regular bus service.
Wayne J
January 22, 2017|
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Response from icecoldinalex1 | Reviewed this property |
No not really though a short taxi distance should not break the bank - about three miles This is based on the berth of P&o being the same place as for Brittany Ferrries, I think it will be Pleased to assist