The Spanish Caribbean: the Cíes Islands


In the north of Spain, in Galicia off the coast of Vigo, you will find Cíes Island, formerly called by the Romans "islands of the gods". his Beach main was named one of the most beautiful in the world. Its natural environment allows us to enjoy totally crystalline waters and fine white sand.

The Cies Island they are three. This archipelago is part of the Atlantic Islands National Park. The main island stands out for its beauty and its great ecological value. In it we can find a great marine wealth, and a great variety of birds. An attractive lake of transparent water allows us to enjoy the great variety of fish that live in its environment.

One of the things that should also be highlighted is its tranquility and cleaning. To visit this island it is recommended to take transport from Vigo, Baiona or Cangas. The transport used is a boat. So as not to provoke a overcrowding and conserve the environment, access is controlled and an average of 2,200 people are allowed daily. On weekends and special occasions such as Easter and summer, the access service is more regular.

If what you want is to sleep in the Cíes, you will find a camping It remains open from June 15 to September 15. Remember something very important: that camping accommodation cannot exceed 15 days. The island has bars, restaurants, lifeguards, toilets and healthcare. If you want to spend a few days like in the Caribbean but much closer, do not hesitate to travel to the Cíes Islands.

Cies Islands, enjoy the best beaches in Europe in Galicia, Northern Spain (March 2021)


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