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

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.

Thank williamrD9865BD
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
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
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
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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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
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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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