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“el sardinero”(8 reviews)
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Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
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All reviews beautiful beach every night el sardinero wide expanse local life hotel el public toilets parking space well worth the trip cafes and restaurants low tide perfect place all ages sand promenade beaches waves
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Playa Sardinero is the perfect beach for all reasons! It's very clean; has good facilities; is populated by multi-generational families; is close to public transportation, local hotels, and ice cream stands/restaurants/tapas bars; and it's QUIET. No boom-boxes, no dogs, no screaming kids, no rowdy teenagers...More

Thank Toby B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Team working on gardens abive when we visited. Fabulous beach, sand so clean. Lovely walking paths along with shady areas, seating and view poiots.

Thank lollybird
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is a long beach area with a boardwalk, a large harbor with many pleasure boats, plenty of restaurants and shops all in a very walkable area. It’s very picturesque.

Thank Crcb
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It is well worth the trip to visit this beautiful sandy beach. If you are staying in the city, it is better to go by taxi rather than the bus unless you know how to navigate the rigmarole about getting a card which you top...More

Thank Galeria
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Lovely safe sheltered beach. Very very very busy in July with families and young and old. Can hire sun beds in the area if needed.

Thank LincolnBest
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Great for a walk along the coast with some magnificent views. Some interesting rock formations. Wide expanse of golden sand.

1  Thank Timski4u
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful beach! It must be a couple of kilometers long and wide as well. It’s almost the perfect place combining the city with a beach and you can walk everywhere. It’s very safe, clean and well marshalled with plenty of big waves to...More

2  Thank StillorganSteve
Reviewed 2 May 2018

What the Sardinero lacks in facilities it makes up for in natural beauty. Nice clean living locals who appreciate good food, good times with family and friends and the natural environment they are blessed with. Laid back and easy going (by northern Spanish standards). The...More

1  Thank seanpars0ns
Reviewed 26 April 2018

We were well impressed with this magnificent beach, the stretch of sand was so clean. The waves were fiercer than we expected although my other half did manage a brief swim. It was lovely to see people of all ages enjoying the space and sunshine....More

Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Reviewed 24 April 2018

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.

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7 April 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
23 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