We’ve been talking for a few days about the magnificent beaches that once became a film set for some of the most famous movies of all time.
Spain also has a beautiful coastline that is often used as a backdrop for Spanish and foreign films.
Would you like to get to know them? Take a look, you may have already been to one of them!
– Lucía y el Sexo (2001): This film by Julio Medem starring Paz Vega was set on the idyllic beaches of the island of Formentera, in the Balearic Islands. The beach of Ses Illetes was a direct witness to the nudity of the actress.
– El orfanato (2007): Starring Belén Rueda, this is one of the highest-grossing films in the history of Spanish cinema. The coastal images of the film were taken in Playa Andrin, Llanes (Asturias).
– El Cid (1961): This legendary film was set, among others, on the beaches of Peñíscola, in Castellón (Valencian Community). Although it may not ring a bell now, this popular film starred none other than Charlon Heston and Sophia Loren.
– Mar Adentro (2004): The story of Ramón Sampedro played in fiction by Javier Bardem was set on the beach of As Furnas, in A Coruña (Galicia).
– Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: From the director Steven Spilberg, the film starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery had some scenes in the Playa del Mónsul de Cabo de Gata, in Almería (Andalusia).
– Die Another Day (2002): The image of the spectacular Halle Berry emerging from Cuban waters was actually filmed on the beach of La Caleta de Cádiz (Andalusia).
– Los abrazos rotos (2009): Famara beach in Lanzarote was one of the settings for this film by Pedro Almodóvar.
If you want a holiday like a film, don’t miss one of these magnificent beaches!