Cuevas del Mar Circular walk

A short circular walk around the headlands from the beach Cuevas del Mar or "Sea Caves." Spectacular coastal scenery where the karst limestone of the Picos de Europa. meets the sea. At high tide there are some impressive blowholes to be seen. In high season the first beach can be quite busy.

Type of walk: circular

Starting point: Cuevas del Mar 3 km from Nueva

Finishing point: Cuevas del Mar

Access: 31 kms from hotel, 25 minutes by car

Public transport options: Narrow gauge railway FEVE to Nueva

Grading: Easy

Total length: 3km

Total ascent: 100m

Altitude: 0 – 45 – 0 – 44- 0

Total walking time: 1 hour

Terrain: Cliff top paths

Navigation: Easy

Refreshments: KBar at the beach in the summer, and in Nueva all year

Map: Mapa Topográfico nacional de España; Nueva

Maps and self guided walking notes for this and other walks are available for guests at Hotel Posada del Valle; Asturias.

At the hotel we are only too pleased to help advice guests on the best and most suitable walks according to their walking abilities and the weather conditions, as well as provide information on any recent occurrences which may affect the walk.

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