Spain is country located in western part of Europe. It is known for many things. Great cities, interesting architectures, amazing beaches and much more. It is also known as a spot nation. Spain holds some great football teams as well as handball. Spain’s capital city is Madrid. Spain is officially called Kingdom of Spain.

As a country, Spain also has many islands in the Mediterranean Sea, including the most exotic one, Ibiza.

In this article, YourAmazingPlaces narrowed down a list of 10 beaches that are well known, and unique. Those places must be visited, if you ever get in Europe and Spain.

El Cotillo Beach & Lagoons, Fuerteventura

El Cotillo is a small fishing village in the north-west part of the Fuerteventura Island. It is also known for the really long beach on the south part, and a few calm beaches in the north. It also has great lagoons which makes this place special.

Top 10 Beaches in Spain for this Year

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La Barrosa, Chiclana de la Frontera

La Barrosa is a 6 kilometers long beach in the municipality of Chiclana de la Frontera in Spain. It is separated by cliff from the Sancti Petri Beach. It is located in the southern part of Spain, and this region has the best climate through the whole year. The average temperature is 19 C (36 F).

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Las Canteras, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Las Canteras is one of the four main beaches of Las Palmas city. It is long 3100 meters and it is also known as Confital bow or bay. The beach covers three different areas which each of them has it owns characteristics. This beach is commonly used by many surfers.

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Cala Bassa, Sant Antoni de Portmany

Cala Bassa is one of the cleanest beaches in the San Antonio city in Ibiza. As everyone knows, Ibiza is the island where you can have the best summer time in your lifetime. It is beautiful, clean, young people, great nightlife but you must know one more thing. Ibiza is one of the most expensive islands not only in Spain but in Europe too.

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Zahara de los Atunes Beach, Spain

Zahara de los Atunes is a village in the region of Andalusia. It is so close to the Strait of Gibraltar. This places can offer a great calm experience during your vacation in Spain. It also can offer outdoor cinemas, excellent beaches and different restaurants, cafes and hotels.

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Cofete Beach, Fuerteventura

Cofete is a 35 km long beach of the Cofete village in the island of Fuerteventura. It lays on the western part of this Spanish island. The main characteristic of this beach is the mountains that surround it. Also the soil color varies from sandy peach-yellow to dirth brown.

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Bolonia Beach, Tarifa

Bolonia is a village in the Tartifa region of Spain. It offers a great Bolonia Beach which is long 3.8 km with an average width of 70 meters. Near the beach there are ruins of Roman town Baelo Claudia. Those ruins are the most complete Roman ruins discovered in Spain.

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La Concha Beach, San Sebastian

Beach of La Concha is one of the most famous urban beaches in Europe. It is settled in the city of San Sebastian in Spain. The beach is sandy and because of the placement there are not big waves and tides.

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As Catedrais Beach, Ribadeo

As Catedrais Beach is translated as “Beach of the Cathedrals”. It tourist name is “Beach of the Holy Waters”.  The name of the beach comes because of the positioning of the cliffs. The characteristics of this place are the natural arcs and caves which can only be seen during the low tide period.

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Ses Illetes Beach, Formentera Island

Formentera is a small island in Spain, that lays in the Mediterranean Sea. It is located 6 km south from Ibiza. It offers some great white beaches and a nude sunbathing on all of the beaches.

Top 10 Beaches in Spain for this Year

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