Somo Beach

Continent
Europe
Country
Spain
Next Big City
Santander
Next Town
Somo
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, Shop, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Somo, and the Cantabria region in general, is a beautiful wave spot. In case of lack of wind, you can rent a surfboard and still have a lot of fun. The tide is very present. Beside the fact that there are waves, which can bother the beginners, it is an easy spot, for about any level.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
June, July, August

The sandy beach is beautiful and enormous. The kiters usually collect on the left side of the beach. Central part is for swimmers and right part of the beach for surfers. There is plenty of space for anybody.

Wind

Best Months:
June, July, August, September
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
NE, NW
Main Direction:
NE, NW

In summertime it mostly works with thermal wind: it usually starts blowing at 2-4 pm from NE. In case of bad weather you can have wind from NW.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Not far from Santander (Cantabria), about 30 min drive. Just across the bay to the east. Find a map and follow it until you get to Somo. The beach is one, and huge, impossible to miss.

Extra information

Rules
None

Apparently no restrictions. Kiters should stay on the left part of the beach and you won't bother anybody.

Nightlife

No nightlife in Somo! The city of Santander is just about 30 minutes away by car and offers great night life and food in the city center.