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Playa de El Puntal

Somo, Santander, Spain
+34 942 21 67 53
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City Sailboats

Few cities in the world allow you to have it all in the summer. However, Playa de El Puntal in... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Brooklyn, New York
You'll love it !!

It's a sand barrier in front of Santander city and you get there by boat : wonderful!! Take the... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
Santander, Spain
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Somo, Santander, Spain

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Few cities in the world allow you to have it all in the summer. However, Playa de El Puntal in Santander gets you pretty close. With sweeping views of the city and the sea and surrounded by tiny sail boats this gem of a beach...More

1  Thank wanderBK
Reviewed 26 January 2017

It's a sand barrier in front of Santander city and you get there by boat : wonderful!! Take the boat in the middle of the city and you get off in the sand . You'll see a busy area with a bar (chiringuito) and another...More

Thank Merceddd
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were fascinated by this beach which we first saw arriving in Santander by ferry boat. We did not have time to stop when we came in, but we had a few hours on the day we were boarding back to the UK so we...More

1  Thank Trilingual2007
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Go by boat and walk! Beautiful uncrowded beaches miles of golden sand ,great surfing two good restaurants and very safe for kids

Thank Jockp2nd
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Soft golden sand and flat beach. Visited in September and very quiet, hardly any tourists. An amazing find.

Thank Beekay_Dagenham
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have been visiting this beach for the past 30 years and it has become a part of me. Very quiet portion of a very long beach (the whole goes from Santander up to Loredo) where you can surf, kitesurf, get naked and/or relax, all...More

2  Thank Javier2891
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I love the Playa de el Puntal... endless walking from the Pedreñera boat stop to the end at "los tranquilos"... you have the ria where the setting is wild, the ferry landing where you have a couple of fantastic beach restaurants and quiet waters... overlooking...More

2  Thank Dalia S
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We took the boat shuttle, a great little trip to paradise. We walked all along the beach, then found the beach with waves on the other side. Late July, and we could walk in solitude for a long way. What a great little side trip,...More

Thank Aida A
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We took the boat shuttle, which was a great way to cool off, then walked onto the beach and sat for a while had a beer and watched the boats coming and going. It was a nice way to get the day off to a...More

Thank Cali_rose55
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Beautiful walk on this beach from Somo till the tip of El Puntal. This is a popular walk, so you will not be alone, but there is space enough. Beautiful views on Santander and the Magdalena.

Thank pilipili2009
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