After showing you the best beach in Spain according to the readers of “20minutos”, an award that has gone for the second time in a row to the Playa Grande de Miño, located in A Coruña, Galicia, today we want to move to the beach that has achieved the deserved second place, especially considering that only a few votes have separated it from the winning beach.
And the beach that has won the beach medal is the beach of Carnota, which also holds the title of being the largest of the Galician coastline, with 7 kilometres long. Do you want to know more about this beautiful beach? Well, here we give you all the details!
A wild beach with crystalline waters and white sand
Located between the Caldebarcos and Sarsas points, this wild beach of crystalline waters and white sand can boast of its exemplary state of conservation. It has several narrow accesses, although its level of occupation is rather low.
Among the 100 best in the world
The beach of Carnota has not only been considered as one of the best by the newspaper “20minutos”, but it was also rated as one of the hundred best in the world by the German magazine “Traum Strände” in 2008, when the German journalists Kiki Baron and Paul Spierenburg visited 21 countries to choose the 100 best beaches in the world, dedicating to Galicia a six-page report entitled “Galicia: Garden of Eden in Spain”.
Home to migratory birds
It should be borne in mind that the area of marshes and dunes is home to a wide variety of migratory birds. In addition, you should know that the views over the whole bay are unbeatable. This beautiful Galician beach has exceptional conditions for water sports such as surfing and windsurfing thanks to the frequent winds and coastal breezes.