Beaches of Estaca de Bares and Mañón

The beaches of Estaca de Bares and Mañón are located in A Coruña. The beach of Bares shows a curious and beautiful half-shell shape. Its fine white sand and the pine forest that surrounds it make the magic overflowing its four latitudes.

It is protected from SW and NE winds, and it is in the winter season when the N wind whips it mercilessly.

How is the Estaca de Bares and Mañón Beaches

Bares beach has a length of just over a mile and a half, and a width of just over thirty meters, its occupancy rate is usually medium and its degree of urbanization is medium. The beach of Bares does not have a promenade.

Sea conditions in Estaca de Bares beach

The state of the sea in the beach of Bares is of moderate swell, and the temperature of its waters is usually a little low. The scenic setting is spectacular with the Sierra de Faladoira and the Punta de Estaca de Bares.

Tides of the beach of Bares

Depending on the tides, at high tide or high tide, the beach of Bares is divided and separates the port and urban section to then find the rest of the open beach, known as Iglesia Vella. The low tide, low tide, expands the beach discovering more beauty, if possible, to draw a huge expanse of beach. There are near the beach Bars services such as restaurants and accommodations.

A tour around the beaches of Bares and Mañón

Esteiro Beach

Esteiro Beach, in the municipality of Mañón, has a length of one thousand meters and a width of sixty-five meters. Its degree of occupation is medium, and its degree of urbanization is isolated. It has no promenade and its coastline is mountainous.

This beach is located at the mouth of the river Esteiro, with Loiba (Ortigueira) at one end and Mogor (Mañón) at the other. It is a place of community importance, as is Estaca de Bares.

The most notable feature of praia Esteiro is that it is a rural area and dune systems. It has an area open to the sea characterized by its strong waves.

Vilela Beach

Vilela Beach is next to the Punta de Estaca de Bares. This beautiful area, belonging to the north of La Coruña, Mañón, is a rustic beach and to access it you will walk along its stairs.

It has a length of two hundred and seventy meters and a width of thirty. Its degree of occupation is low, since it is an isolated beach, and has no promenade. Its coastal facade is mountainous.

Da Concha Beach

The Concha Beach is a beach without any overcrowding, of virgin state, and is located at the exit of the beach of Bares, towards the port.

There is a building of the old lighthouse, converted into rural accommodation. Its views are spectacular.

Being a little crowded beach, and without services – there is only a shower in the parking area – offers a quiet environment to engross yourself with the wonderful views and the colors that the light of the Cape of Estaca de Bares gives it.

It is said to be the most beautiful beach of the Galician Rias Altas. Its crystalline waters and its fine white sand offer the visitor a wonderful recreational option where the sea and nature adopt their maximum expression.

Arealonga Beach

Arealonga is one of the most beautiful beaches in the area. It is in Vicedo and exceeds 1300 m of extraordinary beauty. Arealonga beach has fine white sand, and from the absolute tranquility that gives this piece of paradise is possible to enjoy the panoramic view of the entire Ria de Barqueiro. A magical forest supports it and the area that connects the beach allows a nice walk in front of the prominence of the mouth of the river Sor and its famous three bridges.

Arealonga is a beach with services in summer, is a short walk from the village of Vicedo.

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