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Top 10 Beaches in Spain That are Magically Romantic

Top 10 Beaches in Spain
If your idea for a perfect holiday includes lying in sand, soaking warm sunrays, and enjoying amazing water activities, then Spain is the place to be. One of the most beautiful European countries, Spain's beaches rank among the best in the world. If you ever decide to head out for a beach getaway in Spain, these are the places definitely worth checking out.
Kulbhushaan Raghuvanshi
Last Updated: Aug 12, 2017
Did You Know?
Since public nudity is not illegal in Spain, tourists can find many nudist or naturist beaches in the country. The most popular ones are the Barinatxe Nudist Beach, the Faro de Trafalgar, and the El Torn Beach.
Safe, hygienic, easily accessible, and environment-friendly. These four qualities say everything there is to say about Spain's beaches. With an impressive coastline of over 8,000 km and over 3,000 beautiful beaches, Spain is the perfect holiday for anyone who comes looking for sun and sand. The country is visited by millions of tourists every year, and most of them travel to the land of Spaniards just for the beaches.

In addition to their exotic beauty, the Spain Tourism Board has ensured that there are water and adventurous activities on these beaches catering to the needs of people from all walks of life. Whichever region you decide to explore in Spain, you'll find a beautiful beach waiting just for you. Now let's discover the 10 best beaches in Spain.
Cala de Algaiarens, Minorca
Cala de Algaiarens
One of the most secluded beaches in the world, Cala de Algaiarens is situated on the Spanish island of Minorca. This beautiful beach is surrounded by rugged slopes, and hence, isn't crowded even during the holidays. A picture-perfect location, with soft golden sand and crystal clear water, this beach is perfect for snorkeling and exploring underwater caves. The beach is private property, and hence, tourists have to pay a small admission fee. The waves here can sometimes be harsh; hence, the beach isn't safe for kids.
Cala Tarida, Ibiza
Cala Tarida
In addition to the big music festivals and the riotous nightlife, Ibiza is also home to some of the most beautiful unspoiled beaches; one of them being Cala Tarida. A perfect spot for couples who want to escape the maddening crowd. Just relax on the amazing white sand or opt for snorkeling, kayaking, and various other water sports in crystal clear water. The entire area of Cala Tarida is located in a sheltered bay on the West Coast. It is the most beautiful beach of the island, and an ideal location to spend a sunny day if you are in Ibiza.
Beaches of Sitges, Catalonia
Beaches of Sitges
Sitges, a city located along the Barcelona coast, boasts of 17 lovely beaches and coves, all offering a range of fun activities for men, women, and children. In addition to the beautiful beaches, the city also features some amazing restaurants, bars, and clubs. Sitges is also known around the world for its gay and nudist beaches. During the holidays, the beaches crowd up and water activities tend to get a little expensive. However, if you don't mind having fun with the crowd, Sitges is the place to be.
Beach of La Concha, San Sebastián
Beach of La Concha
It has been called the best city beach not just in Spain, but also in Europe. The La Concha beach is so popular during the holidays, that tourists literally have to struggle to get some space. Even though the beach is a 10-minute walk from the city, the white sand and the amazing clear waters do a great job of reinventing it as a new world. The La Concha beach is also surrounded by two other beaches, namely Playa de La Zurriola and Playa de Ondarreta. Both the adjoining beaches have amazing clear water, which are perfect for water sports.
Gulpiyuri Natural Beach, Asturias
Gulpiyuri Natural Beach
Located in the province of Asturias, the Gulpiyuri beach is one of the best gifts that nature has bestowed on Spain. It is also the most popular location on the Asturian coast. Declared a national monument by the government of Spain, the Gulpiyuri beach is separated from the sea by various limestone cliffs. However, the continuous digging of waves into these cliffs for hundreds of years have created natural water tunnels behind them. These tunnels often get filled because of the tides, each creating a natural pool with its own beach.
Cala Sant Vicent, Ibiza
Cala Sant Vicent
Another great beach in Ibiza that offers a curve of beautiful golden sand with crystal clear water, backed by a luxurious promenade. The best thing about Cala Sant Vicent is the huge amount of space it offers, and hence, it is extremely popular with the locals and international tourists alike. Visitors can also relax under the shade of palm trees that line the promenade. An excellent place for families to spend an ideal afternoon.
Islas Cíes, Galicia
Islas Cies
A perfect destination for those who love secluded beaches, Islas Cíes is a remote, unexplored, and unspoiled island of incomparable beauty. Located along the gorgeous Atlantic coast, Islas Cíes also features an uninhabited national park. Due to strict government regulations to protect its ecosystem, there are no restaurants or hotels in this little slice of heaven. However, travelers can find many campsites that offer a panoramic view of the entire island.
Maspalomas Beach, Canary Islands
Maspalomas Beach
The beauty of Maspalomas beach can't be described in words; it needs to be seen to be believed. The view of the majestic blue sea from the fine white sand and wind-sculpted dunes is truly a breathtaking experience. This beautiful beach is divided into four sections: the first one is for families, the second and fourth are nudist sections, and the third section is frequented by the gay community. The feel-good factor and the warm climate makes this beach one of the busiest tourist destinations in the country.
Silencio Beach, Asturias
Silencio Beach
Another unexplored mesmerizing destination, Silencio beach is the ideal choice for tourists who have traveled to Spain to experience peace and quietness. Located on the Asturian coast, to the northwest of Oviedo, this serene beach does not get crowded even during the holidays. The golden-brown sand and stone beach serves as the perfect sitting to enjoy the marvelous view. Snorkeling is a popular activity as the water is usually calm.
Sotavento, Canary Islands
An ideal destination for either a lone traveler or couples, Sotavento offers 17 miles of deserted white sandy beach. It is one of the most beautiful locations on the coast of Fuerteventura, the second-largest Canary Island. It is blessed with strong water and wind currents, making it a paradise for surfers and kite flyers. The beach also hosts the popular World Kite Surf Championship every August.
I hope after reading this article you have already started making plans to visit your favorite Spanish beach. Those who have already been there can share their experiences through the comments section.