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“lovely beach” (3 reviews)
“flag” (2 reviews)
“snorkeling” (2 reviews)
Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is a beautiful beach a couple of km from El Sardinero heading towards El Faro (the Lighthouse). The stairs to reach the beach of Mataleñas are steep but safe. This beach is very popular during the summer, and swimming in its pristine waters can...More

Thank El-Pescador007
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We found this a superb alternative to el sardinero. So quiet and picturesque. Watch out for anything but a green flag though for swimming. I went into the sea on yellow and found it difficult to get out owing to huge waves and current. The...More

Thank LizLunn
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely beach. Clean sands and waters. Less touristy than el sardinero. Being in a small bay, it felt snug. At the top of the stairs is an ice cream van.

1  Thank JJ B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This certainly is one of the most beautiful place which have ever been, the beauty of this beach is unbelievable. The water is completely clean and also the sand, there is no too many people (at least when I was there), it is really peaceful...More

1  Thank Eliane P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever seen. It is not nearly as crowded as nearby Sardinero beach. There is a small walk to reach the beach but well worth it!

2  Thank Linz11251
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Pretty beach with clean sand and sea. Good waves for boogie boarding and body surfing but not too fierce. Large sand area for games. Around 150 steps to get to it so not for the faint-hearted. No facilities on the beach but ice cream van...More

Thank K L
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Huge beach, beautiful sand and picturesque rock formations. It wasn't the warmest place to walk in April, however I can see it would be very popular in the summer. I my opinion a great place for children.

Thank LifestyleUK
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This small, paradisiacal cove is located just before the Santander Lighthouse. To access the beach, you must first go down numerous steps, but before you do so, make sure you stop at one of the lookouts and admire the stunning view. You will see a...More

1  Thank jans1958
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Most Santander locals deem beaches 1 and 2, or Somos or Bikinis, as the best beaches in Santander. It rather depends on what you want to do or experience at the beach. For me, this is the best beach because of its appearance, recessed as...More

1  Thank Alimentarian
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach. If the water is calm, its the perfect spot for snorkling in Santander. The moest unspolit beach in Santander with wonderful views and right open to the Bay of Biscay and not the Bay of Santander like the others. Nature...More

1  Thank notanaveragebritish
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