Praia de Lourido

Costa da Morte

Just south of Muxía, Praia de Lourido is an unspoilt stretch of sand in a sheltered bay perfect for a sunny day. A parador (luxury state-owned hotel) is being constructed on the hillside behind it and may open by 2019.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Costa da Morte attractions

1. Santuario da Virxe da Barca

1.71 MILES

The 18th-century church on the rocky seashore at the north end of town marks the spot where (legend attests) the Virgin Mary arrived in a stone boat and…

2. Museo do Encaixe

3.65 MILES

The fishing village of Camariñas is known for its women’s traditional encaixe (bobbin lacework). Visit the Museo do Encaixe in front of the town hall to…

3. Cabo Touriñán

4.41 MILES

Picturesque rocky, lighthouse-crowned Cabo Touriñán, 17km southwest of Muxía, is great for a breezy walk. The northwest corner of the cape, Punta de…

5. Praia de Nemiña

5.76 MILES

This beautiful, 1.5km sandy curve, stretching north from the mouth of the Ría de Lires, attracts surfers in numbers from roughly April to November and has…

6. Ceminterio dos Ingleses


The rugged coast between Camariñas and Camelle, followed by the Ruta do Litoral, is one of the most beautiful stretches of the Costa da Morte. Ten…

7. Praia do Rostro

8.46 MILES

One of Galicia's most spectacular beaches, this broad 2km stretch of unbroken sand begins about 4km south of Lires and is a particularly magnificent sight…

8. Museo Man de Camelle

9.41 MILES

This museum exhibits the sketchbooks, notebooks and personal effects of 'Man' (long-time Camelle resident Manfred Gnädinger) along with objects he found…