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Playa Primera de El Sardinero

Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
+34 901 11 11 12
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“beautiful beach” (17 reviews)
“every night” (4 reviews)
“el sardinero” (8 reviews)
Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
+34 901 11 11 12
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wide space with golden sand that may accommodate thousands of people. Very well kept and very clean.

Thank Salvador H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful beach and in the lovely October weather it was easy to dream about going for a swim in the clean, clear waters. Can't wait to come back in the summer.

Thank mumistheword
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Golden sand ,blue water 2 minutes from hotel. Worth a stroll. Close to shops cafes and restaurants, also bus stops to anywhere in Santander.

Thank Cath066
Reviewed 29 September 2017

So pleased we visited here while in Santander, the whole area is lovely, very open and spacious. The beach, supposedly one of the eight most unpolluted beaches in Europe, is great for sunbathing or swimming. The adjacent promenade is very pleasant to stroll on and...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Visited in the morning. Superb beach. Clean, shallow waters, gentle rollers, lovely sand. Good facilities nearby. Do visit if you have the chance.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Large expansive beach with rocky outpost off shore looks great. Water is colder than Florida but looks nice. Golden sand.

Thank Alperez1954
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This beach is a great place to go with kids. It wasn't too busy, although we did go in September so I don't know what it's like during peak season. :) There are public portapotties that are very clean. The boys had really enjoyed it!

Thank 841nikki
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Go in the morning, heck go anytime but spend time in the soft sand and clear water. I've been around the world but northern Spain's beaches have surprised me with their cleanliness, safety, and clarity. The best.

Thank Emily A
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Very popular, and expensive (!) area in Santander but with lovely 'free' promenade walks and gardens along side the Playa Primera de El Sardinero; impressive buildings nearby the ornate Gran Casino of Santander and the Gran Hotel el Sardinero; variety of bars are on offer.

Thank L C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This beach has showers and toilets is very clean and is in the best part of Santander. There are both good cheap and excellent but expensive bars and restaurants. A vendor sells English and other foreign newspapers right on the beachfront. There is a regular...More

Thank nmph2017
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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