The beaches in Spain offer much more than just water and sand. With approximately 5000 miles of coastline, and the type of clear sunlight that has inspired artists like Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso, Spain’s beaches welcome visitors from all over the world.
If you want big hotels, tourist-filled, party beaches then you will want to check out the town of Sitges with several beautiful beaches, including nudist beaches. Located near Barcelona, the beaches at Sitges are made of real sand, not the sand and concrete mix to be found on the Barceloneta Beach in Barcelona.
From the Cadiz to the Basque coast the beaches of Spain offer every known attraction possible guaranteed to entertain, delight and inspire. Whether you want to laze in the sun, spend the day whale watching, try your hand at windsurfing or take a break and hit the shops, the beach towns of Spain will welcome you with warmth and hospitality.
Not all the beaches of Spain have been commercialized to the point of looking like they’ve been stamped out of a cookie cutter. There are a number of small towns located in Costa Brava with beaches that are perfect for those visitors who prefer a quieter, less resort feel.
For scuba diving and snorkeling the Playa de Sotavento beach on the island of Fuerteventura draws visitors from all over. The crystal clear waters provide both swimming and windsurfing opportunities in this bohemian paradise. Eurail Spain Rail 'n Drive
Here’s just a brief list of some of best beaches in Spain:
- Cala de Algaiarens, Menorca
- Playas de Barbate, Cadiz
- Playa de A Langosteira, La Coruna
- Playa de los Peligros, Santander
- La Concha, San Sebastian
- Playa de Las Catedrales, Galicia
- Playa del Silencio, Asturias
- Ses Illetes, Formentera
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