Salinas (Salinae) is a small parish located in Castrillón, very close to Avilés, on the Asturian coast. With barely 5,000 inhabitants, it is a privileged area, with a stately past and a strong surfing influence. With the sea as the protagonist, it is a more than appetizing place to spend the summer. Due to its conditions, Salinas beach is one of the beaches that receives the most holidaymakers each year in Asturias.
WHAT IS SALINAS BEACH LIKE?
This beach is 1.2km long, but it is linked to San Juan sandbank, and together they add up to 3km of golden sand, forming in the center the Natural Monument of the Dunes of El Espartal . It has a perfect promenade to enjoy a quiet walk. The views are beautiful, from elegant mansions to surfhouses (shelters for surfers) , many of them were old workers' houses, a combination full of charm.
SALINAS AND SURFING
But if Salinas beach stands out for something, it is for surfing. It is one of the best spots in the Cantabrian Sea for surfers, especially for longboard fans. The conditions are idyllic: good waves all year round, little wind, bathing glassy... The wind that best hits this beach is from the south and southeast if you want to surf in the most central area of the beach, and from south and southwest to the west of the beach (Balneario).
Surfing is a very unpredictable sport, since it totally depends on climatic factors, possible changes in winds, rising and falling tides... if you want to go surfing, it is best to anticipate. Analyze the conditions that are going to occur, take advantage of the webcams. The webcam is something that makes life much easier for us surfers. It offers us a real-time view of how a beach is, its current conditions and forecasts for the following hours...
THE BEST WEBCAMS TO SEE THE STATE OF THE WAVES IN SALINAS
Salinas beach makes it too easy for you. It's not that it has a webcam, it's that it has a total of 5 webcams, placed at different points so you can get a view of the entire beach from different angles. Here we leave you a list with the webcams of Salinas beach and the links so that you can access them all (you will thank us):
1. WEBCAM ROYAL YACHT CLUB OF SALINAS ESTE
Less than 300m from the spa is the Real Club Náutico. El Náutico offers a webcam on YouTube 24 hours a day, with a very wide view of the beach.
2. SPA WEBCAM
Webcam located in the Real Balneario de Salinas, an exclusive restaurant by Isaac Loya. Located to the west of the beach, it offers a view of the center and east of the arenal.You can see it on their website, but we have attached a photo from inside the restaurant so you can admire the incredible views of the beach from there.
3. WEBCAM ROYAL YACHT CLUB OF SALINAS OESTE
From the far right of the club, he offers another webcam with an opposite orientation. It shows views of the central and western part of the beach.
This webcam is perfect for shooting from a higher angle, getting a broader view of the beach.
5. WEBCAM ESPARTAL SPORT CENTER
Webcam from the Espartal sports center, in the center of the beach, between Salinas and San Juan.
Salinas is a destination you cannot miss. If you are thinking of getting started in surfing, don't hesitate, book a week in one of the surfcamps now. And if you already have experience in this sport, take your board and come to Asturias! Of course, save these links, they will get you out of trouble.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
- WHERE IS SALINAS?
Salinas is a town located in Castrillón, very close to Avilés, in Asturias.
- HOW MANY INHABITANTS DOES SALINAS HAVE?
Salinas is a very small area, with only 4,517 inhabitants.
- HOW LONG IS THE SALINAS BEACH?
Salinas beach measures 1200m, but together with San Juan, the total is 3km of sand.
- WHAT DOES SALINAS MEAN?
Salinas has its origin in the Latin salinae (salt). The salt flats are the mines from which the salt is extracted. The coastal areas were where more salt mines were found.
- ARE THERE WEBCAMS FROM SALINAS BEACH?
Salinas beach has up to 5 webcams, through which we can see the entire beach from different angles.