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Playa Primera de El Sardinero, Santander
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Earning an EU Blue Flag for its cleanliness, Playa Primera de El Sardinero is popular with locals and visitors alike. This wide stretch of white sand offers plenty of facilities, including umbrellas for rent, showers, and a nursery for small children. Rent a bike and ride along the coastal bicycle path, or relax in the sand and watch surfers catch waves. As this is Santander’s main city beach, the promenade is a daily gathering place for walkers and runners of all ages. Arrange your visit to Playa Primera de El Sardinero and discover more family-friendly attractions in Santander using our Santander vacation builder.
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  • It is one of the more characteristic places of the city, and not only you can see the sea, but are sides of this beautiful Bay covered by green meadows and small hills that make you want to visit after a swim along this beach.
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  • 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 pa...  more »
  • An urban beach with magnificent accessibility in urban transport. Very beautiful landscape, between the Magdalena Peninsula and Cabo Mayor with its lighthouse. Wide and very suitable for bathing. There are surf schools and hotels and beach cafés.
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