17 Jun, 2023 @ 13:30
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Andalucia home to best beach in Spain

The Playa De Bolonia Beach
Tourists walking to The Playa de Bolonia Beach, a unspoiled white sand beach in Tarifa, Cadiz

THE Conde Nast Traveler magazine has listed the top 10 beaches in Spain, with the number one spot going to a beach in Andalucia.

Voted by the readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine, Bolonia, in Tarifa (Cadiz) has been awarded the best beach in Spain, 2023.

After coming second last year in the list of Best Beaches in Europe 2022, this year the readers of Condé Nast Traveler have selected this beach, renowned for its spectacular sunsets, as the best beach in Spain among ten other finalists from different communities.

Conde Nast Traveler refers to Bolonia beach as ‘4 kilometres of pure bliss’, and highlights its unrivalled location, next to the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Baelo Claudia and with the Gran Duna on the west side.

The Playa De Bolonia Beach
Tourists on The Playa de Bolonia, a unspoiled white sand beach of Tarifa, Cadiz. Andalucia, Spain.

Bolonia is also considered one of the last unspoilt beaches in southern Spain.

The ten best beaches in Spain, as voted this year, 2023, by readers of Conde Nast Traveller magazine is as follows:

1. Bolonia beach (Tarifa, Cadiz)
2. Cortina Cove (Cartagena)
3. Rodas Beach (Cies Islands, Pontevedra)
4. Ses Illetes (Formentera)
5. Aiguablava Cove (Begur, Girona)
6. La Concha Beach (San Sebastián, Guipuzcoa)
7. Silencio Beach (Cudillero, Cudillero)
8. Oyambre Beach (Comillas)
9. Cofete Beach (Fuerteventura)
10. Granadella Beach (Jávea, Alicante)

Beaches awarded as the best in Spain in previous editions include: Valdevaqueros, in Tarifa in 2021, San Antonio del Mar, in Asturias (2020); and in 2019, the award went to Papagayo, in Lanzarote.


Cristina Hodgson

Half English, half Spanish animal person. Cristina loves writing about all things fitness, travel and culture, she is also a script writer and novelist. When she's not typing away, you can find her enjoying outdoor sports somewhere off the beaten track in Andalucia. If you have a story get in touch! newsdesk@theolivepress.es

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