RODAS BEACH WITH KIDS: A DAY IN PARADISE
Cies Islands are a paradise in Galicia (Spain). Located in the entrance of Ria de Vigo (Vigo’s fiords) it has 9 beautiful beaches, starting with Rodas Beach, the most world wide know and also awarded by “The Guardian” as the “Best beach in the world” in 2007.
This is a great day trip with kids. There are several Navieras located at the Estación Martítima in the city of Vigo, with many connections every 30 minutes between Vigo and Cies Islands. Most of them have special promotions for families (kids normally travel for free) and it is always recommended to book the tickets online in advance.
Cies Islands are part of the NAtional Sea and Land Park of the Atlatic Islands of Galicia since 2002. This paradise is just set between the Atlantic and the Ria de Vigo. This Natural protected area is an incomparable natural paradise that should be visited once in a lifetime.
Rodas Beach is awarded each year with the European Union Blue Flag. Its kilometre long stretch of sand joins two of the 3 islands (North and Middle), a peculiarity that adds to the beauty of this spot.
The Cies Islands, declared an Area of Special Protection for Birds since 1988. The most representative ecosystems in the National Sea and Land Park of the Atlantic Islands of Galicia are the cliffs, dune systems, marine bottoms, woodlands and beaches.