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Playa de El Puntal, Santander

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Take in the sun at Playa de El Puntal. Swim or surf in the clear, clean water, or play some sports on the large, roomy beach. There is a variety of bars and restaurants to choose from, and the beach is generally not too crowded. If you want a full-body tan, there is a nude section of the beach. A ferry runs every 15 minutes from the maritime museum in Santander Bay, but you can reach the beach by car as well. Put Playa de El Puntal and other Santander attractions into our Santander itinerary builder, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Spectacular. Very fine sand. Beautiful views and an air of the sea which refreshes you Sun (does damage when it appears). I found the clear beach of people in April... Not be if it is always so. Reach the beach after a lovely walk by boat from Santander is a unique experience for those who don't have sea in our place of residence. Cold water, that Yes... But to rest it is an idyllic spot... Children will find big just by jumping through the dunes.
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  • Extensive beach of white sands and clean. Clear water, although a little cold. Vast arenal where you can get lost in their beautiful white sand dune. And if you want to grab a beer strawberry, you have a super beach bar in middle of the beach.
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  • Although located off the peninsula of Magdalena and the maritime front of Santander, playa de la Magdalena, Palais des Festivals, etc., this beach does not belong to Santander but Ribamontan sea, another municipality that closes the wonderful Bay of Santander. Access to "Strut", so we call here is, well after a long walk from Somo either picking up the "Pedrenera" that, only in the bathing season, leads to a small Jetty in strut himself. Its restricted access makes that its occupation is scarce, even in the most overwhelming days of summer. Here you won't have problem to plant your umbrella and towel. In spite of its "semisalvajismo" has lifeguards and daily cleaning of the sand.
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