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Playa Primera de El Sardinero

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Address: Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
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Absolutely beautiful

The beach is beautiful, good place to relax and breathe in some fresh air. It also has some beautiful views

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beach is beautiful, good place to relax and breathe in some fresh air. It also has some beautiful views

Thank Marta K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Came here for a conference trip with my partner and couldn't ask for a better destination. The beach is awesome and there are many restaurants around that gives you nice views of it. Take a walk at any time. It's nice to see locals walk their dogs there and jog around. A must-visit when in Santander!

Thank Alvin N
Vancouver Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

La Primera Playa del Sardinero is very popular amongst beachgoers during the summer time. There is a good bus service, which is recommendable if one doesn't want to go through the hassle of finding parking. There is a restaurant by the beach (Maremondo, formerly the Rhin) and nearby are the Hotel Sardinero, Gran Casino and many bars and restaurants, The... More 

Thank El-Pescador007
Brownsville, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We Arrived at the very beautiful city of Santander by train from Madrid. Good small train station , taxis outside . We had reservations al the grand hotel el sardinero . We where impressed by the beautiful location and ocean views . I recommend this hotel and the beautiful city.

Thank JanetinaS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely area, clean beach and water. Good place to people watch, with plenty of cafe's and restaurants. Nice promenade if you fancy a walk with some really pleasant gardens and green spaces. A pleasant surprise and a different aspect to the other side of Santander.

Thank vazonsurf
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great little area for cafes to watch the world go by. Over looking the gorgeous beach and Bay Area. Had a wonderful couple of days here, lovely find

Thank Noel M
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was staying at a Hotel in the harbour area so is was fantastic to visit this area with spotless beaches, beach games being played and some well behaved dogs having fun in the rising tide pools. Beach was freshly raked and no litter. Great for putting a beach towel down and just chillin' - read a book or whatever.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

While my husband and I did not do any sunbathing at this beach, we did go for multiple walks on it. There was plenty of space in late July for all of the sunworshippers, and we were glad to be able to easily grab a drink and a sandwich right off the beach. Also, there are plenty of shops close... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a lovely beach which was very near our hotel. It had all facilities you'd expect and food is close by. On Sundays (when the tide is right) they play football on the sands. Well worth a visit for a spot of sunbathing.

Thank MilkoHastings_UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

A fantastic beach that runs for miles , has shallow water for kids to play, showers on the beach. Every thing for a lazy day in the sun with a bar at the back for a cold one!

Thank John N

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