Galicia has wonderful landscapes, but also incredible beaches where you can take a dip or practice water sports. On this occasion,let's enjoy some of the best beaches in Pontevedra. And there are for all tastes, for families or for surf lovers, urban or something more hidden. Do you accompany us to travel them?
1. Beaches in Pontevedra: Rodas beachRhodes Beach - Víctor Gómez / Flickr.com
Chosen years ago as the best beach in the world by the British newspaper The guardian, This beautiful place is ideal for a family day. Rhodes Beach, on the Cies Islands, is 60 meters wide and one kilometer long.
This beach links the islands of Faro and Monteagudo. The sand is fine and white and the water is crystal clear and emerald. In addition, it has wonderful natural dunes. Of course, access is restricted to a number of people per day.
2. La Lanzada BeachLa Lanzada Beach - relaxingeye.com / Flickr.com
It is one of the most famous beaches in Pontevedra. It is located between the municipalities of El Grove and Sanxenxo, in the region of Salnés. It is 2.5 km long divided into 3 sections: Launched, Lapa and Fat Areas.
In summer it is completely filled, It is surrounded by protected dunes (for its ecological value) and is ideal for sports like windsurfing and surf
3. Ladeira Beach
It is the largest beach in the municipality of Baiona, with almost two kilometers in length. A sheltered beach with fine sand, perfect for families to enjoy. It has stunning views and its surroundings are wonderful.
4. Melide BeachMelide Beach - Asier Sarasua Aranberri / Flickr.com
It is inside the Cabo Home Natural Area. It is an open beach with fine sand and 250 meters in length. You can not miss your list of places to visit in Pontevedra. It is located in Cangas de Morrazo, between the lighthouses of Punta Subrido and Punta Robaleira, in front of the Cíes Islands. You will love its natural surroundings.
5. Os Muiños in A GuardaA Guarda - Gabriel González / Flickr.com
In the southernmost population of the province, This beach is located at the mouth of the Miño River. Ocean and river come together here. Thus, when the tide rises the water will be salty, and sweet when it is low.
In any case, the water is quite cold, as in other beaches of Pontevedra. Only for the brave! It is an ideal beach for swimming, the kitesurf and the skimboarding.
6. Playa AméricaPlaya América - NeyZan / Flickr.com
It is a sandy area located in the parish of San Pedro de Ramallosa, in Nigrán, and Its original name was Arena Rubia Beach. He changed his name because in his environment the Indians who returned from America raised their houses.
It has an extension of 1200 meters and it is separated from Panjón beach by the Muiños river. On this beach there are establishments where you can taste typical Galician cuisine, which includes fish and shellfish caught during the day.
7. Samil BeachSamil Beach - Bicycling / Flickr.com
It is the largest beach in Vigo and at one end it is protected by the Lagares river. From the shore you can see the beautiful Cies Islands. Samil is over a kilometer in length and is accessed without problems with public or private transport.
Around the beach there are two museums, cafes, restaurants, discos and a coastal walkway with public swimming pools, terraces and even a campsite nearby.
8. Menduiña Beach
It is located in the parish of Aldán (San Cibrán) and is 250 meters long. It is of fine sand and is protected by an incredible natural environment. This sandy beach, small and with calm and crystalline waters, offers several services and is ideal for a wonderful family day.
9. Castiñeiras BeachCastiñeiras Beach - Lara RT / Flickr.com
The Aldán estuary hides some of the most beautiful Pontevedra beaches. In this case, it is a shell-shaped sand, with transparent waters and white sands as in the Caribbean. Best of all, it is not usually crowded with people in high season. Therefore, it is perfect to relax in it.
As you see, in Galicia there are also wonderful beaches, and some of them you will find in the province of Pontevedra. If you want to enjoy a different getaway, point to one of them as a destination.