The Best Beaches in Spain

Braeden Alexander

What comes to mind when you think of the best things to do in Spain? Charming hillside towns, flamenco dancers, unlimited sangria — oh, and of course, time spent on the beach. If you’re in the market for a beach getaway, you’d be hard-pressed to find a better destination than Spain, the official world leader in quality of beaches after being awarded 696 BlueFlags in 2018. So, whether you’re hoping to ride the 12-foot waves at Playa de Mundaka or spend some quality family time under the sun, here are the best beaches in Spain for every type of traveler:

Playa de Roda, Barceloneta Beach, Playa de Mundaka, Playa del Inglés, Playa de la Malvarrosa (Valencia), Playa de Venus, Cala Llombards, Beach of La Concha, Platja de l'Estartit