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Written by Akshaya Seshadri on March 21, 2018 Share on

15 Best Spain Beaches to Visit for some Vitamin SEA!

When you are heading to Spain, you’ll mostly have Barcelona, Madrid and Seville tours in mind, ranging from the history bubbling sites to the fancy art galleries. But what if you could check out the sand arenas and coastal lines? YAAS! With a stretch of close to 5000 miles of coastal lines, Spain beaches are some of the top beaches in the world! Check out our list of the best beaches in Spain and gear up for some unwinding and sunbathing scenes!

 

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6 Most Beautiful Spain Beaches

  1. Playa de Ses Illetes
  2. La Concha
  3. Puerto Pollensa
  4. Fuerteventura
  5. Es Trenc
  6. Playa de Bayas
  7. Playa del Silencio
  8. Playa del Cristo
  9. Playa de Bolonia
  10. Playa de los Genoveses
  11. Cala Agulla
  12. Playa la Herradura
  13. Playa de Alcuida
  14. Playa de las Catedrales
  15. Playa del Cala el Cañuelo

1. Playa de Ses Illetes

Playa de Ses Illetes,beaches in Spain
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Formentera’s crown in Playa de Ses Illetes is a silky stretch of white sand cushioned up with turquoise seas and is one of the best Spain beaches. Boasting a good load of a reputation for party nights and chilling scenes, you can head to this sandy wonder after a wild night in Ibiza. Sport your grand look at the fancy beach clubs, bars and restaurants that lie close to Playa de Ses Illetes and rock the happening nights!

2. La Concha

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La Concha with its sprawling curved stretch of coast around the Bay of La Concha is one of the best beaches in Spain. The party scenes here will attract you the most! The cityscape offered by the in-town region of La Concha, San Sebastian offers brilliant views. Adding more to this bay is Santa Clara Island, located between the mountains of Urgull and Igueldo. With its promenades, shoreline beauty, bustling bars and shops, it adds more brownie points to La Concha to be listed as one of the best Spain beaches.

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3. Puerto Pollensa

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With a shoreline that resembles a horseshoe, mountain regions of Serra de Tramuntana rising above the turquoise water, Puerto Pollensa in Mallorca is one of the best Spain beaches and will get you awe-struck with its perfect blend of golden sand bays and clear waters. The shorelines are backed with palm and pine trees, cafes and cosy restaurants. The Pine Walk and Boquer Valley walk which takes place close to these shorelines will take you through some of the best views of the bay. If you are looking for souvenirs to take back home, visit the Agata crystal shop by the coast of Puerto Pollensa.

4. Fuerteventura

Fuerteventura,beaches in Spain
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Popular for cycling and hiking trails, visit Fuerteventura, one of the best beaches in Spain to get some sun, sea, and sand time-out. From beach hopping to sailing activities, this Canary Island is an award-winning destination. If you are travelling with your family, head to Sotavento in the southeast of the island, where you can engage in some fun activities with your happy lot.

5. Es Trenc

Es Trenc,beaches in Spain
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Feel heavenly at Es Trenc where the sapphire-turquoise blue waves overlap each other. Starting from Sa Ràpita and stretching till Colònia de Sant Jordi, Es Trenc is fondly called the Caribbean beach of Spain. Once you are here, you can avail the services of beach chairs, umbrellas and lifeguards. One of the best Spain beaches with a perfectly serene setting, Es Trenc is paradise on earth.

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6. Playa de Bayas

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Playa de Bayas is one of the best beaches in Spain. With a natural forest along the beach stretch, you can also do some ecological digging since this beach has many varieties of plants. The sand here has a dark and golden touch to it and unites with Los Quebrantos. From surfing, sailing and boating, Playa de Bayas is where you can make happy beach memories!

7. Playa del Silencio

Playa del Silencio
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When you are in Spain, your vacation will level up when you visit Playa del Silencio (aka) “The Beach of Silence”. This stunning beach in Asturias is well known for its scenic landscape and turquoise water decorated by silver-toned sand. While its unspoilt water sets the par, the incredible rock formation around increase its beauty even more. And, that’s the reason Spain declared it as a monument. You can’t expect to snorkel or swim there due to its rocky terrain but instead stroll along its shores, bask in the warmth of the sun and take some spectacular photographs.

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8. Playa del Cristo

Playa del Cristo is the best beach to choose in Malaga for a perfect family time. This Blue flag certified beach is one of the cleanest beaches in Spain, inside out. Also, it is an ideal place to sunbathe and play around with your kids as it has dedicated children play area. It has the finest parking facility so you can always stay at ease during your visit. Visit during April to September to have the best experience in Playa del Cristo.

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9. Playa de Bolonia

Playa de Bolonia
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Travel to Tarifa not only to enjoy visiting Roman ruins, eccentric hubs of nightlife and most importantly but also to see the Playa de Bolonia. Being one of the top beaches in Spain with a distinctive shore, you can do various activities from dipping in the calm waters, hiking in sandy dunes to witnessing the grassy bands and golden sand. If you want to experience the adventure of kitesurfing, there isn’t a perfect place like Playa de Bolonia as it has the strongest winds.

10. Playa de los Genoveses

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If you are up for a vacation in Spain between March and May, don’t forget to get your feet in Playa de Los Genoveses. This pristine beach in the lesser-known region of Almeria offers the best spot to capture scenic moments of nature. You can experience nothing but the purest version of tranquillity. Yes! No noise, no disturbance, just a peaceful beach to wet your feet and swim around.

11. Cala Agulla

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Cruise and reach Majorca Island to visit the next spectacular Cala Agulla beach. On this attractive beach of Balearic Island, walk in the unspoilt golden sands that spread amidst lush green palms and trees with a picture-perfect background. The right time to visit Cala Agulla is between June and September. You can participate in diverse watersport activities suited for its tropical weather offered close to its 500 meters long coastline.

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12. Playa la Herradura

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Playa la Herradura is an exotic beach to venture into fun-filled water sport like scuba diving and windsurfing. You can access various seaside restaurants when you need a break, stroll in this 800 km long Andalusian coastline and don’t forget to explore Spanish galleons wreak dating back to the 16th-century. It has been an adventure core for both locals and tourists. And the best part is you can access it all around the year.

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13. Playa de Alcudia

Playa de Alcudia in Majorca Island is a perfect spot for those who seek luxurious relaxation and recreation. This beach is claimed as the largest beach out of all in the Balearic Islands. Additionally, it is also well known as the most favoured commercial beach as it is close to some renowned beach resorts, classy bars and spectacular restaurants. Most of these resorts offer so many facilities and activities that you will visit again and again. Make sure to book a resort in advance to avoid hassle as there always will be high demand.

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14. Playa de las Catedrales

Unlike beaches like La Concha and Playa de Alcudia, this beach is more remote. So that is the reason for its pristine waters and clean sandy shores. Being the most popular beach in Galicia and infamous for its unpredictable weather, Playa de las Catedrales has always been more charming. Summer will give even more colour to this nature’s paradise. With the lesser crowd and more beauty to explore, make sure to visit and swim around on this beach surrounded by rocky cliffs.

15. Playa del Cala el Cañuelo

Playa del Cala el Cañuelo
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Playa del Cala el Cañuelo is the hidden jem on the Costa del Sol. Being the most popular beach situated between Granada and Malaga borders, it offers lively scenery filled with catchy colours that put you in charm. This beach with an instagrammable landscape is also worth so many other experiences such as scuba diving, snorkelling and surfing. So make sure to visit this beach as a summer getaway.

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