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SANTANDER, CANTABRIA, SPAIN BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
15°
 
Sea
13°
 
Sea
14°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
18°
 
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
26°
Swim
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
16°
 
SANTANDER, CANTABRIA, SPAIN BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Sun 21st April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 10° 12° 12° 13° 11° 10°
10% 15% 14% 4% 11% 0% 8% 68%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Mon 22nd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 10° 11° 11° 11° 11° 10°
94% 100% 57% 100% 86% 0% 7% 64%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 10° 10° 10° 10° 11° 11° 11°
36% 100% 100% 100% 100% 75% 79% 69%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 1.2mm 0.7mm 0.1mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 10° 12° 13° 13° 13° 12°
74% 71% 43% 74% 18% 3% 97% 100%
0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.2mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 11° 10° 11° 11° 12° 12° 11°
100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% 66%
0.8mm 1.0mm 0.8mm 0.8mm 0.7mm 0.5mm 0.1mm 0.2mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Fri 26th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 11° 11° 11° 10° 10° 11°
100% 100% 85% 100% 56% 100% 85% 100%
0.5mm 1.9mm 0.6mm 0.7mm 0.3mm 0.6mm 0.7mm 0.2mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Sat 27th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 11° 14° 13° 13° 10°
84% 50% 28% 35% 100% 55% 60% 93%
0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.9mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Sun 21st April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
8
kmh
9
kmh
14
kmh
19
kmh
20
kmh
17
kmh
9
kmh
0.4m
0.2m
0.3m
0.6m
0.8m
0.8m
0.6m
0.3m
6.0s 6.3s 6.1s 6.0s 8.2s 8.3s 7.1s 6.0s
Mon 22nd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
7
kmh
4
kmh
13
kmh
12
kmh
18
kmh
18
kmh
13
kmh
7
kmh
0.3m
0.1m
0.6m
0.4m
0.7m
0.6m
1.4m
1.3m
6.3s 6.4s 6.3s 6.3s 5.9s 6.3s 6.2s 6.0s
Tue 23rd April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
7
kmh
13
kmh
17
kmh
23
kmh
15
kmh
12
kmh
11
kmh
1.2m
1.1m
1.1m
1.2m
1.1m
1.1m
0.8m
0.9m
5.7s 5.5s 5.3s 5.1s 5.0s 4.4s 4.7s 4.6s
Wed 24th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
8
kmh
11
kmh
12
kmh
16
kmh
17
kmh
15
kmh
13
kmh
0.3m
0.3m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
4.9s 4.9s 4.8s 4.8s 10.9s 10.8s 10.4s 10.2s
Thu 25th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14
kmh
17
kmh
15
kmh
15
kmh
18
kmh
15
kmh
13
kmh
14
kmh
0.7m
0.9m
1.1m
0.9m
0.9m
0.8m
0.6m
1.0m
9.8s 9.6s 5.1s 7.1s 9.1s 9.0s 8.8s 7.2s
Fri 26th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
18
kmh
21
kmh
18
kmh
12
kmh
9
kmh
12
kmh
13
kmh
1.0m
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
0.4m
0.8m
1.2m
5.6s 6.0s 9.1s 10.2s 7.6s 6.3s 6.2s 6.1s
Sat 27th April
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14
kmh
13
kmh
11
kmh
10
kmh
6
kmh
3
kmh
4
kmh
20
kmh
1.3m
1.0m
0.9m
0.4m
0.2m
0.5m
1.3m
0.8m
5.9s 6.1s 8.6s 9.6s 9.2s 9.1s 12.1s 13.4s
Sun 21st April
5:02 AM 11:10 AM 5:23 PM 11:20 PM
3.60 0.90 3.60 0.90
Mon 22nd April
5:36 AM 11:38 AM 5:54 PM 11:50 PM
3.70 0.80 3.70 0.80
Tue 23rd April
6:08 AM 12:07 PM 6:24 PM
3.80 0.70 3.80
Wed 24th April
12:21 AM 6:39 AM 12:36 PM 6:54 PM
0.70 3.80 0.70 3.80
Thu 25th April
12:53 AM 7:10 AM 1:07 PM 7:24 PM
0.70 3.70 0.70 3.80
Fri 26th April
1:26 AM 7:41 AM 1:39 PM 7:54 PM
0.70 3.70 0.70 3.70
Sat 27th April
2:01 AM 8:14 AM 2:14 PM 8:28 PM
0.70 3.50 0.90 3.60
Sun 21st April
13°
0.0mm
25kmh ENE
16%
Mon 22nd April
11°
0.3mm
22kmh NE
63%
Tue 23rd April
11°
2.1mm
28kmh WNW
82%
Wed 24th April
13°
0.5mm
20kmh WNW
60%
Thu 25th April
12°
4.9mm
27kmh W
95%
Fri 26th April
11°
5.5mm
9kmh NW
90%
Sat 27th April
14°
1.2mm
8kmh NNE
63%
Sun 28th April
12°
2.0mm
42kmh W
57%
Mon 29th April
12°
4.8mm
40kmh W
88%
Tue 30th April
16°
2.4mm
16kmh SW
92%
Wed 1st May
14°
1.8mm
44kmh WNW
74%
Thu 2nd May
14°
0.5mm
4kmh W
67%
Fri 3rd May
17°
0.0mm
18kmh NE
13%
Sat 4th May
21°
2.0mm
13kmh ENE
37%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 14° which is too cold for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 14° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. There will be 12 days of light rain with an average of 2.3mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 64%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Santander don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Santander, Cantabria, Spain

Santander, a charming city located in Cantabria, Spain, is known for its picturesque landscapes and beautiful beaches. Taking a holiday at one of Santander's beaches will leave you with unforgettable memories, as you soak up the sun and immerse yourself in the rich Spanish culture. The city boasts numerous stunning seaside spots that cater to all types of travelers, whether you prefer to lounge on sandy shores or explore the underwater world.

Beach Type

Santander's coastline features a mix of beach types, ranging from fine golden sand to pebbles and rocky areas. The most popular beaches in the area include Playa del Sardinero and Playa de la Magdalena. Playa del Sardinero has fine golden sand that stretches over 1 km along the coast, making it perfect for sunbathing and beach games. In contrast, Playa de la Magdalena is characterized by coarse sand and pebble areas.

If snorkeling or diving is on your agenda, head towards the rocky areas or smaller coves like Playa de los Molinucos or Playa de Mataleñas. These spots are home to various marine species that thrive among the rocks and reefs.

Beach Activities

Santander's beaches offer a wide range of activities suitable for all ages and interests:

  1. Sunbathing: With its golden sandy shores, spending a day soaking up the sun is a popular pastime among locals and tourists alike.
  2. Swimming: The calm waters at most Santander beaches make them ideal for swimming.
  3. Surfing: Santander is known for its excellent surfing conditions, especially at beaches such as Playa de Somo and Playa de Langre.
  4. Beach Volleyball: The large expanses of sand at Playa del Sardinero make it an ideal spot for beach volleyball enthusiasts.
  5. Snorkeling and Diving: As mentioned earlier, the rocky areas and smaller coves like Playa de los Molinucos offer fantastic opportunities for snorkeling and diving.

Accommodations

There are numerous beach resorts and hotels within close proximity to Santander's beaches. Some popular options include:

  1. Gran Hotel Sardinero: This 4-star hotel is located just steps away from Playa del Sardinero, offering stunning views and a prime location.
  2. Hotel Chiqui: Situated near Playa de la Magdalena, Hotel Chiqui offers comfortable accommodations with beach access.
  3. Silken Rio Santander: Overlooking the Bay of Santander, this elegant hotel provides easy access to both Playa del Sardinero and Playa de la Magdalena.

Areas to Stay In

When looking for a place to stay in Santander, consider the following areas:

  1. El Sardinero: This upscale neighborhood is home to some of the best beaches in Santander and offers a variety of luxurious hotels.
  2. City Center: Staying in the city center allows you easy access to shops, restaurants, and local attractions while still being within walking distance or a short drive from the beaches.
  3. Puerto Chico: This lively area has plenty of bars, restaurants, and shops while still being close to several beaches.

Beach Amenities

Santander's beaches boast various amenities that ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience for visitors:

  • Lifeguards on duty during peak seasons
  • Beachside restaurants and bars
  • Sun loungers and umbrellas available for rent
  • Restrooms and shower facilities
  • Accessible ramps for those with mobility issues
  • Free parking at some locations

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