We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Playa de El Sardinero

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Plaza de Italia, 39005 Santander, Spain
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
City Sightseeing Santander Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 849 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 62
  • 24
    Very good
  • 2
  • 0
  • 0
Lovely beach and views

Very accessible and lovely to walk along. Nice views of the surrounding area. Lots of little restaraunts etc. I really liked it. We got parking no problem too.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

849 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 88: English reviews
Dublin, Ireland
Level Contributor
1,169 reviews
637 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,225 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very accessible and lovely to walk along. Nice views of the surrounding area. Lots of little restaraunts etc. I really liked it. We got parking no problem too.

Thank champkis
Nashville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a beach surrounded by great mountain views. Food easily available. Beautiful. Go and see for yourself (when it's not raining in Santander)

Thank Geibers
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

santander must be seen...incredible nice place with its playas...old and modern houses...nice hotels,I felt like in fairy tale...come and see !

Thank Vellata
Level Contributor
7 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach is beautiful, good place to relax and breathe in some fresh air. It also has some beautiful views

Thank Marta K
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
123 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Came here for a conference trip with my partner and couldn't ask for a better destination. The beach is awesome and there are many restaurants around that gives you nice views of it. Take a walk at any time. It's nice to see locals walk their dogs there and jog around. A must-visit when in Santander!

Thank Alvin N
Vancouver Island
Level Contributor
148 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

La Primera Playa del Sardinero is very popular amongst beachgoers during the summer time. There is a good bus service, which is recommendable if one doesn't want to go through the hassle of finding parking. There is a restaurant by the beach (Maremondo, formerly the Rhin) and nearby are the Hotel Sardinero, Gran Casino and many bars and restaurants, The... More 

Thank El-Pescador007
Brownsville, Texas
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We Arrived at the very beautiful city of Santander by train from Madrid. Good small train station , taxis outside . We had reservations al the grand hotel el sardinero . We where impressed by the beautiful location and ocean views . I recommend this hotel and the beautiful city.

Thank JanetinaS
Level Contributor
25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Lovely area, clean beach and water. Good place to people watch, with plenty of cafe's and restaurants. Nice promenade if you fancy a walk with some really pleasant gardens and green spaces. A pleasant surprise and a different aspect to the other side of Santander.

Thank vazonsurf
Level Contributor
51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great little area for cafes to watch the world go by. Over looking the gorgeous beach and Bay Area. Had a wonderful couple of days here, lovely find

Thank Noel M
Helensburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
57 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was staying at a Hotel in the harbour area so is was fantastic to visit this area with spotless beaches, beach games being played and some well behaved dogs having fun in the rising tide pools. Beach was freshly raked and no litter. Great for putting a beach towel down and just chillin' - read a book or whatever.... More 

1 Thank icecoldinalex1

Travellers who viewed Playa de El Sardinero also viewed


Been to Playa de El Sardinero? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Playa de El Sardinero and other visitors
4 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (4)

Questions? Get answers from Playa de El Sardinero staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?