12 pictures that show the true beauty of northern Spain’s beaches

12 pictures that show the true beauty of northern Spain’s beaches

The wild beaches of Spain's northern coast offer dramatic coves, wild rock formations, long stretches of fine white sand, and best of all, hardly any people.

Bare necessities: The rules you need to know in Spain for taking your clothes off
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Bare necessities: The rules you need to know in Spain for taking your clothes off

Ten incredible natural swimming spots in Spain

Ten incredible natural swimming spots in Spain

Teenager dies snorkelling after venomous fish encounter off Costa Brava beach

Teenager dies snorkelling after venomous fish encounter off Costa Brava beach

MAP: Where are Spain’s blue flag beaches?

MAP: Where are Spain’s blue flag beaches?

Environmental crime: Spanish town sparks row after spraying beach with bleach to fight virus

Environmental crime: Spanish town sparks row after spraying beach with bleach to fight virus

Barcelona beach evacuated after discovery of unexploded Civil War bomb

Barcelona beach evacuated after discovery of unexploded Civil War bomb

Holidaymaker left bleeding and with severed tendon after fish bite on Costa Blanca beach

Holidaymaker left bleeding and with severed tendon after fish bite on Costa Blanca beach

The stats that reveals the true holidaying habits of the Spanish
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The stats that reveals the true holidaying habits of the Spanish

Spanish women resist European trend to ditch topless sunbathing

Spanish women resist European trend to ditch topless sunbathing

MAP: The beaches in Spain where smoking is banned
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MAP: The beaches in Spain where smoking is banned

Meet the expat with a mission to save Spain’s beaches

Meet the expat with a mission to save Spain’s beaches

VIDEO: Amazing rescue of Giant Devil Ray on Costa del Sol beach

VIDEO: Amazing rescue of Giant Devil Ray on Costa del Sol beach

Dare to bare all: Top ten best nudist beaches in Spain

Dare to bare all: Top ten best nudist beaches in Spain

Authorities scoop ELEVEN tonnes of jellyfish from Costa del Sol beaches

Authorities scoop ELEVEN tonnes of jellyfish from Costa del Sol beaches

Portuguese man o’war stingers close down Costa Blanca and Mallorca beaches

Portuguese man o’war stingers close down Costa Blanca and Mallorca beaches

Spain’s top ten best beaches for summer 2018

Spain’s top ten best beaches for summer 2018

VIDEO:  Ten-foot shark sparks panic among bathers on Costa del Sol beach

VIDEO: Ten-foot shark sparks panic among bathers on Costa del Sol beach

Spain officially has the best beaches in the world

Spain officially has the best beaches in the world

Barcelona beaches invaded by swarms of strange blue sea creatures

Barcelona beaches invaded by swarms of strange blue sea creatures

British boy, 8, killed in freak accident playing football on Alicante beach

British boy, 8, killed in freak accident playing football on Alicante beach

Spain boasts Europe’s best beach in TripAdvisor ranking

Spain boasts Europe’s best beach in TripAdvisor ranking

Couple drown after ignoring red flag on beach in Alicante

Couple drown after ignoring red flag on beach in Alicante

Desperate Ryanair passenger chases after missed flight

Desperate Ryanair passenger chases after missed flight

Germans held in Spain as flashmob sparks terror alert

Germans held in Spain as flashmob sparks terror alert

Surfs Pup! Barcelona opens its first dog-friendly beach

Surfs Pup! Barcelona opens its first dog-friendly beach

Spain’s ‘war of the beach umbrellas’ heats up

Spain’s ‘war of the beach umbrellas’ heats up

Reservation app ends ‘sunbed wars’ on the Costa del Sol

Reservation app ends ‘sunbed wars’ on the Costa del Sol

German tourists on Mallorca caught stealing beach towels

German tourists on Mallorca caught stealing beach towels

Spanish resort bans blow-up dolls and novelty willies

Spanish resort bans blow-up dolls and novelty willies

Beach hogger fined in Spain for saving spot with umbrella

Beach hogger fined in Spain for saving spot with umbrella

It’s official: Spain has the best beaches in the whole world

It’s official: Spain has the best beaches in the whole world

Woman finds 83kg of cocaine washed up on Spanish beach

Woman finds 83kg of cocaine washed up on Spanish beach

What’s on in Spain: Sept 2015

What’s on in Spain: Sept 2015

Beach football ban amid health and safety fears

Beach football ban amid health and safety fears

Spanish resort wages war on beach hoggers

Spanish resort wages war on beach hoggers

Costa Brava beaches closed over shark fears

Costa Brava beaches closed over shark fears

Woof! How to find dog-friendly beaches in Spain

Woof! How to find dog-friendly beaches in Spain

Free Wifi coming to Barcelona beaches

Free Wifi coming to Barcelona beaches

Teacher drowned trying to save deaf students

Teacher drowned trying to save deaf students

Mayor tightens rules for ‘Saloufest’ partiers

Mayor tightens rules for ‘Saloufest’ partiers

Woman fined €300 for helping ‘drowning’ men

Woman fined €300 for helping ‘drowning’ men

Is this really the best beach in Spain?

Is this really the best beach in Spain?

Top ten: Spain’s best natural swimming spots

Top ten: Spain’s best natural swimming spots

Spain tops clean beaches global rankings

Spain tops clean beaches global rankings

Top ten: Spain’s best beaches 2014

Top ten: Spain’s best beaches 2014

Spanish beach in Trip Advisor world top ten

Spanish beach in Trip Advisor world top ten

Top 15: Spain’s most beautiful villages

Top 15: Spain’s most beautiful villages

‘You couldn’t drown here if you wanted to’

‘You couldn’t drown here if you wanted to’

‘Your sunscreen could be polluting the sea’

‘Your sunscreen could be polluting the sea’

Shark attack fears close Catalan beaches

Shark attack fears close Catalan beaches

‘Most deadly’ skin cancer up 50% in last 10 years

‘Most deadly’ skin cancer up 50% in last 10 years