Ballota Beach is 350 meters long and 62 meters wide, with an almost perfect shell shape. The average occupancy level is medium/high in the summer season. Semi-urban beach without promenade, which is mainly composed of fine pebbles and white sand. The usual state of the sea is strong and windy waves, so you have to be careful.
In front of it is the island known as Castro Ballota, which characterizes it, a coastal island where the yellow-legged gull and the European storm petrel nest.
Nearby is the golf course La Cuesta de Llanes, which has privileged views of the entire coast of Llanes.
How to get to the beach of La Ballota and Andrín
Access to the beach La Ballota: The LL-2 road from Llanes, Cué, or LL-2 by Andrín until it overpasses the La Boriza viewpoint, in both cases there is a sign where a track starts. land that, saving a steep slope, leads to a small parking space. The rest of the way is covered on foot.
To the beach of Andrín it is arrived taking the detour towards the town of Andrín in the roundabout of San Roque of the Acebal, is crossed the town to continue, by a narrow asphalted way, until the zone of parking located in a stop on the sandy ground. To the beach you reach on foot by a path.
Text: © Ramón Molleda for asturias.com