A Naturist World Playa de El Puntal

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  • Listed By : Team - ANW
  • Listed On : Jul 01, 2019
  • Views : 158
  • Category : Europe-South » Spain
  • Description : The beach of El Puntal is located right in the middle of Santander bay. Offering two and a half kilometers in length. The beach of El Puntal is, an extensive beach of golden sand with strong waves, from which you have beautiful views of the bay of Santander.

    Located in the municipality of Ribamontán al Mar, Cantabria. Playa El Puntal is one of the most spectacular beaches in the Community of Cantabria.

    El Puntal is a small sandbank located on the right bank of the Villaviciosa estuary, a stretch of coastline that has been declared a Nature Reserve. It has a small wooded area, a beautiful golden sand beach and a marina just 100 meters away.

    El Puntal is a somewhat isolated beach, so normally its occupation is very low. The beach offers calm waters, especially the back of the beach and is ideal to go with children. 

    Naturism is practiced on the beach and by the white sand dunes. Be sure to take wind protection if visiting here.
  • Location : Playa de El Puntal, Spain

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Good to Know

  • Beach Type Beaches and Coves
  • Facilities Parking very close by. There are two authentic beach bars both offering typical Cantabrian cuisine.Showers Lifeguards
  • Nudist Status Tolerated / Clothing Optional
  • Ease of Access Easy by boats. No difficulties getting to this beach.

Getting There

  • Town / County / State Ribamont├ín al Mar, Somo, Santander, Cantabria
  • Zip / Postal Code 39150
  • Directions The easiest way to reach Playa de El Puntal is by boat, known as pedre├▒eras from Santander; in a journey of just 25 minutes aboard the boats of the Regina, which leave from the Embarcadero in the Quay of Calderon, next to the Palace of the Embarcadero and the Stone Crane. Or by walking from the town of Somo.

    The visit to this beach is recommended as it enjoys great views of Magdalena peninsula.


  • Latitude 43.458294
  • Longitude -3.7742