Northern Spain is often overlooked as one of the world’s most dramatic coastlines. No longer! There are more than 220 beaches in Asturias alone (not to mention the other principalities), each unique with its own flavor and charm. Here are five beaches in northern Spain that you can’t miss.
Really, you can’t go wrong with any of the Llanes beaches. Each offers something unique and incredible. But Torimbia is one of the best. Virgin, easily accessible (which is not necessarily the case of all Llanes beaches) and nudist. Yup.
La Concha is the city beach of San Sebastian, but you would never know it. Its pristine sands, azure waters and beautiful people make this a destination. Plus you just have to walk up the stairs to be at one of the world’s gastronomical hotspots.
One of Asturias’ most popular beaches, Rodiles is well-deserving of the title. It’s one of the larger beaches on the northern coast and one of the only ones that has lifeguards, a boardwalk, toilets and other amenities. Explore the estuary and you may find yourself in a forgotten, secluded corner of the coastline!
This unique spot in Asturias is a beach that isn’t actually on the ocean. Really. The ocean wore tunnels through the limestone rocks on the coastline and drilled its way landward to form a small, secluded and totally rad beach near the Naves village.
Playa de las Catedrales
This spot really earned its name: Cathedral Beach. The soaring arches and deep caves certainly lend the beach a religious-like feel. Make sure you visit at low tide to appreciate the incredible geology of this Galician beach.
Montage Los Cabos partners with Chef Mauro Colagreco of the award-winning Mirazur restaurant in France on an exclusive Mirazur Beyond Borders experience. Chef Mauro will take up residency at the resort for the dinner series, Feb. 9–18. The unique dining experience highlights the rich culinary traditions of Mexico, ingredients from the Baja Peninsula and sustainable cooking techniques. The dinner experience starts at $550 per person, with an optional wine pairing for $160. Book reservations here.
Now that concerts, sports games and other live events are back, everyone is rushing to see their favorite artists, sports teams and more, with many traveling for an event. The AC Hotel Orlando Downtown has the perfect offer for those visiting Orlando, Florida.
Choose Chicago and United Airlines currently collaborate on an Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Apprenticeship Program, also with support from Tourism Diversity Matters. United Airlines fully funds the program in 2022, and one lucky candidate will be selected to complete the competitive pilot program.
Santa Fe County, New Mexico, recently announced the launch of the Santa Fe County Experience app to exhibit the many sites and businesses found in the county through different itineraries. Visitors and locals using the app can easily plan trips in the county and explore both well-known and hidden features found in Santa Fe County.
Four new properties are set to debut in New York City and Los Angeles in 2022 from developer and real estate investor Lightstone and Moxy Hotels. Two new Moxy hotels will open in New York: Moxy Lower East Side and Moxy Williamsburg. One new Moxy hotel and one dual-branded Moxy and AC hotel will open in Los Angeles: Moxy Los Angeles Downtown and AC Hotel Los Angeles Downtown.
The nation’s oldest and largest celebration honoring the first president of our country, Washington’s Birthday Celebration, returns to Laredo, Texas, for the 124th year. A celebration lasting more than a month, Jan. 21–Feb. 27, this party includes more than 28 events, such as a jalapeno eating contest, a Martha Washington Colonial Pageant and Ball and more. The month-long celebration draws a crowd of more than 400,000 people and offers some of the most well-known social events in South Texas.