Vigo's beaches

Have you still not visited the beaches of Vigo? They are one of the city’s biggest attractions. The beaches of the Vigo Estuary will surprise you: they’re not like other unattractive, uncomfortable and very crowded urban beaches. 10 minutes from the centre of Vigo, its beaches have fine white sand, clear waters and for everyone’s liking: family beaches, wild coves, sandy beaches with waves for water sports and nude beaches.

In some areas of Vigo, you can walk from beach to beach along the waterfront. For example, from O Adro beach in Bouzas until the end of the long Samil beach; Vigo has miles and miles of paths to walk by the sea. In 2016, 9 of Vigo’s beaches have been awarded the Blue Flag for water quality, environmental education and information, environmental management and safety, services and facilities.

We prepared a wide selection of Vigo’s beaches for you. Read all about them in the Vigo Town Council Webpage.

You can also discover the gorgeous and wild beaches in Cíes, which are part of the Atlantic Islands National Park.

Tips and recommendations: 

If you like sport fishing or diving, our beaches are the place for you. But remember to bring a wetsuit for diving, you’ll be swimming in the waters of the Atlantic.

While walking along the rocks, you'll discover the seafood that has made ​​Vigo famous: shrimp, small rock mussels and the popular caramuxos, a humble but tasty bite of the sea.