Cies Islands – Rodas Beach
Cíes Islands boast nine fine white sandy beaches with crystal-clear waters that let you enjoy the peace and beauty of their landscapes. They are authentic natural spots, where the traveller can shut out the world in an unrivalled setting. Rodas, Figueiras and San Martiño are the biggest beaches, but there are many coves such as Areíña, Bolos, Cantareira, Margaridas, Muxieiro and Nosa Señora de Carracido, where you can get lost among nature.
Things to do in Galicia – Hike on Cies Islands
The best way to discover the magnificence of Cíes Islands is by taking one of the four trails through Monteagudo and O Faro Islands. Only by blending with the surroundings will you truly enjoy their flora and fauna, their dune systems, the birds observatories or the wonderful views from their cliffs. Monte Faro trail, with its two spectacular viewpoints, and Alto del Príncipe trail are particularly recommended.
What to do in Cies Island
Drop anchor on Cíes Islands, catch the favourable winds, walk in the nature, visit sea caves, discover the sea depths or go on a journey to the centre of the Earth. Live the adventure and enjoy the natural marvels surrounding you. At Mar de Ons, you can find unique experiences to give as gifts or to enjoy for yourself. We will be glad to suggest different options to you so that you can discover this natural paradise in the most adventurous and exclusive ways.
Cies Islands – Nature
Since 2002, Cíes Islands are part of the Galician Atlantic Islands Maritime-Terrestrial National Park. This is a highly protected environment, only accessible by boat, where the number of daily visitors is restricted. Besides its incredible beaches, it has many other attractions to offer, such as its wonderful nature, flora and fauna.
History of Cies Islands in Spain
Insulae Deorum, The Islands of the Gods. That is what the Romans called Cíes Islands. Are they heaven on Earth? Well, if they are not, they are certainly the closet that you can get. Once you discover them, you will immediately understand why. Centuries have passed since then, and they are still a heavenly paradise that has become the second tourist destination with the most visitors in Galicia, right after the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.
Cies Camping – Galicia
Staying overnight on Cíes Islands is the perfect way to enjoy the unique and unforgettable experience of admiring the twilights and sunsets from the wonderful viewpoints. The only accommodation place is the Cíes Islands Campsite, a category 2 campsite which also has the Green Camping badge for fulfilling the environmental, management and promotion requirements certified by the UNE-EN ISO 14001 standard.
Islas Cies in Spain Travel Guide
Download our specific guide for Cíes Islands, an essential tool for your trip that will provide you with all the information that you need. Without any doubt, this is the perfect traveller’s companion for looking up any doubts that you may have before or during your visit to Cíes Islands.