Playa de la Magdalena, Santander

Located in Santander in the province of Cantabria, Playa de la Magdalena is a charming beach that forms a part of the Atlantic coast of Spain.

Its proximity to urban Santander means that hotels are easily available, and the beach is directly accessible by car. Also, there is a public transport service to the beach.

The calm waters of the ocean are ideal for swimming, although the seabed has sharp rocks with jagged edges, so swimming during low tides is not advisable.

Services and safety on the beach

There are lifeguards on duty, and the hospital as well as Red Cross center are nearby. There is a park attached to the beach, which offers pretty walks ideal for strolling.

The Playa de la Magdalena beach has disabled access and parking, basic facilities such as toilets and litter bins. Umbrellas and deck chairs are available for rent.

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Hotels near the beach

  • Gran Hotel Sardinero
    4 stars, free wifi for guests
  • Hotel Boutique Las Brisas
    1 star, free wifi for guests
  • Eurostars Hotel Real
  • Gran Hotel Victoria
  • Silken Rio Hotel
  • Hotel Hoyuela


  • Lifeguard
  • Disabled Access
  • Toilets
  • Car Parking
  • Watersports
  • Changing Rooms
  • Showers
  • Sunbeds
  • Umbrellas
This beach also may be known as:
  • Magdalena beach

Beach on the map

Santander, Spain