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Playa Primera de El Sardinero

Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
+34 901 11 11 12
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful beach” (17 reviews)
“el sardinero” (9 reviews)
“every night” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
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+34 901 11 11 12
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"beautiful beach"
in 17 reviews
"el sardinero"
in 9 reviews
"every night"
in 4 reviews
"read a book"
in 3 reviews
"bars and restaurants"
in 5 reviews
"having fun"
in 3 reviews
"plenty of space"
in 4 reviews
"local life"
in 2 reviews
"lovely area"
in 2 reviews
"high summer"
in 2 reviews
"public toilets"
in 3 reviews
"parking space"
in 2 reviews
"wide expanse"
in 2 reviews
"clean sand"
in 2 reviews
"pleasant surprise"
in 2 reviews
"low tide"
in 2 reviews
"surrounding area"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

Great promenade area and the beach is very long distance wise. It is also very clean. A credit to the local council. Ideal for a long stroll in the sunshine.

Thank williamrD9865BD
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a long and wide expanse of sandy beach - in fact it’s so long it’s divided by a small rocky headland into two sections. Visited early March and it was deserted but no doubt it’s busy with sun worshipers during summer months. A...More

Thank nnmercman
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Had a week across the road in the Grand Hotel Sardinero, literally across the road. Such a pretty backdrop of greenery along an immaculate promenade, a wide bay with little islands on one end and a beautiful little park, lit up at night, on the...More

1  Thank Jacqueline B
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Right beside the park. Enough parking space(at least in low season), bars, toilets- so everything you could need during the beach time. In September the weather was not for water baths, so cannot comment the water.

1  Thank Flamish
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

We first saw this beach from a small park with a mirador near the casino, looking across its full breadth on an autumn afternoon - very impressive. Must be busy in the summer

Thank mabinho
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Reviewed 30 November 2017

This is a surfing beach and not a swimming beach as such. The waves would be too strong for casual swimmers but the beach is huge and great for sunbathing. plenty of beach restaurants and perfect for strolling. Don't miss it.

1  Thank Tim C
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Wide space with golden sand that may accommodate thousands of people. Very well kept and very clean.

Thank Salvador H
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Beautiful beach and in the lovely October weather it was easy to dream about going for a swim in the clean, clear waters. Can't wait to come back in the summer.

1  Thank mumistheword
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Golden sand ,blue water 2 minutes from hotel. Worth a stroll. Close to shops cafes and restaurants, also bus stops to anywhere in Santander.

Thank Cath066
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

So pleased we visited here while in Santander, the whole area is lovely, very open and spacious. The beach, supposedly one of the eight most unpolluted beaches in Europe, is great for sunbathing or swimming. The adjacent promenade is very pleasant to stroll on and...More

1  Thank Mike B
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7 April 2017|
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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.
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Wayne J
22 January 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
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