It’s no surprise that Spain is a popular destination for foreigners to teach English abroad. There are many reasons to want to teach abroad in Spain. Its beautiful landscapes and dreamlike beaches make Spain one of the best destinations to teach English abroad. Did you know that Spain has more blue flag beaches than any other country in Europe?
Spain has a total of 7,905 kilometres of coastline bathed by the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. This country has more than 3,000 miles of coastline, much of which is graced with beautiful white beaches.
Although tourists tend to flock to Costa Blanca and the Costa del Sol, there are gorgeous beaches lining the country on every single coast. Here’s our recap of the best beaches in Spain so you can begin planning!
7 of the Best Beaches in Spain
CALÒ DES MORT, MALLORCA, BALEARICS ISLANDS
This beautiful white sand beach is located in one of the most beautiful coves on the island of Mallorca in the Balearic Islands. It is world-famous for the beauty of its turquoise waters and is an ideal place to contemplate the sunset or simply for a relaxing afternoon enjoying the sunshine of Mallorca.
THE BEACH OF SILENCE, ASTURIAS
Playa del Silencio or “the Beach of Silence” is one of the most beautiful beaches in Spain. Located in the northern region of Asturias, this rocky beach has been declared as a monument, and hence, is completely virgin.
PLAYA DE LA CONCHA, THE BASQUE COUNTRY
This beach is located in the heart of the city of San Sebastian in the Basque Country. It’s also a great choice for beach-seekers who enjoy a good meal after a day in the sun, with San Sebastián one of the gastronomic hotspots of Spain.
PLAYA DE BOLONIA, ANDALUCÍA
This white-sandy beach is located in the sprawling town of Tarifa in the south of Spain. Playa de Bolonia beach is one of the top beaches in Spain. Tourists visit this beach to hike across the sand dunes and relish an awe-inspiring view of the calm waters, grassy bands, and of course the unspoiled golden sand. Due to the strong winds, this beach is also popular amongst surfers.
The Cíes Islands is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Galicia. It’s a natural paradise in the Vigo estuary and it is part of the maritime-terrestrial Natural Park of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia.
TOSSA DE MAR, COSTA BRAVA
Tossa de Mar is an ancient town, midway between Barcelona and the French border. The sand here is coarse and dark golden brown, with a large area of the bay roped off for swimming. Beyond the beautiful beach, attractions in the area include Roman ruins, as well as several nature preserves.
EL DUQUE BEACH, TENERIFE
El Duque beach is located on the southern coastline of Tenerife close to the popular holiday resorts of Los Cristianos and Adeje. With grey fine sandy beaches El Duque is one of the most popular Blue Flag beaches in Tenerife.
Start Planning Your Spanish Adventure
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