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Playa de Matalenas

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Address: Santander, Spain
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This certainly is one of the most beautiful place which have ever been, the beauty of this beach is unbelievable. The water is completely clean and also the sand, there is no too... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
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Goiania, GO
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Goiania, GO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This certainly is one of the most beautiful place which have ever been, the beauty of this beach is unbelievable. The water is completely clean and also the sand, there is no too many people (at least when I was there), it is really peaceful and serene beach.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is one of the most beautiful beaches I've ever seen. It is not nearly as crowded as nearby Sardinero beach. There is a small walk to reach the beach but well worth it!

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Pretty beach with clean sand and sea. Good waves for boogie boarding and body surfing but not too fierce. Large sand area for games. Around 150 steps to get to it so not for the faint-hearted. No facilities on the beach but ice cream van and toilets on the cliff top.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

Huge beach, beautiful sand and picturesque rock formations. It wasn't the warmest place to walk in April, however I can see it would be very popular in the summer. I my opinion a great place for children.

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Cantabria, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

This small, paradisiacal cove is located just before the Santander Lighthouse. To access the beach, you must first go down numerous steps, but before you do so, make sure you stop at one of the lookouts and admire the stunning view. You will see a mixture of cliffs, surrounding parks, the Bay of Biscay and the beach, which is completely... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

Most Santander locals deem beaches 1 and 2, or Somos or Bikinis, as the best beaches in Santander. It rather depends on what you want to do or experience at the beach. For me, this is the best beach because of its appearance, recessed as it is within the granite cliffs, and the moderately calm waters. It would be less... More 

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bristol
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach. If the water is calm, its the perfect spot for snorkling in Santander. The moest unspolit beach in Santander with wonderful views and right open to the Bay of Biscay and not the Bay of Santander like the others. Nature made it this way and It is a long way down which sadly makes it... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

This is a very authentic beach as you have the very clear water with nice sand, in combination with the mountains left and right which create a natural bay. Perfect for a lazy afternoon or to take a swim!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2014

Breathtaking beach surrounded by cliffs so it feels very cosy one might say. We went there on a clear, sunny day. Clear waters and sand. It was also very clean. What more could you ask for!

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

This beach is not too big, but very comfortable , safe , clean and not croweded even in high season . you can spend the whole day there. free parking place is provided, you have to use staicase to go down to the beach. very safety place for kids...

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