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“el sardinero”(9 reviews)
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Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
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All reviews beautiful beach every night el sardinero bars and restaurants local life high summer hotel el wide expanse parking space clean sand well worth the trip public toilets low tide the cliff perfect place grand hotel all ages
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it us so lovely to stroll in beautiful surroundings and gazing the benefit is seating to rest weary legs

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank margaret-oxon
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Free parking and stunning views of the bay. In warm weather this would be the place to come for the day for a swim and sunbathe. We thoroughly enjoyed our stroll along this beautiful coastline

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Playa Sardinero is the perfect beach for all reasons! It's very clean; has good facilities; is populated by multi-generational families; is close to public transportation, local hotels, and ice cream stands/restaurants/tapas bars; and it's QUIET. No boom-boxes, no dogs, no screaming kids, no rowdy teenagers...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Toby B
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Team working on gardens abive when we visited. Fabulous beach, sand so clean. Lovely walking paths along with shady areas, seating and view poiots.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lollybird
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

There is a long beach area with a boardwalk, a large harbor with many pleasure boats, plenty of restaurants and shops all in a very walkable area. It’s very picturesque.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Crcb
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It is well worth the trip to visit this beautiful sandy beach. If you are staying in the city, it is better to go by taxi rather than the bus unless you know how to navigate the rigmarole about getting a card which you top...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Galeria
Reviewed 9 July 2018

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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank StillorganSteve
Reviewed 3 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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8 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