Surroundings Ancoradoiro




Our flats are located in the surroundings of the estuary of Muros and Noia, at the entrance of the same and at the foot of Mount Louro that falls on the estuary, on the border of the municipality of Muros with Carnota.

We are surrounded by two of the best beaches in the area, the spectacular beach of Lariño with its lighthouse in the background is situated to the right of our flats while the beach of Area Maior with its unique lagoon and its dunes is to the left. We are situated at the foot of a small cove also called Ancoradoiro. The town of Muros is 7 kilometres away, with its beautiful old town centre and attractive harbour.



Lariño Beach, located just to the right of our establishment and in the small and quiet village of Lariño, concello de Carnota. It is a hidden treasure on the Costa da Morte. With its crystal clear waters and white sand, this beach is a paradise for nature and tranquillity lovers, both in winter when the sea shows all its strength and in summer when we can enjoy the sun. Surrounded by mountains and cliffs, it offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic. In addition, the Atlantic winds and the quality of the waves make it ideal for water sports such as surfing and kitesurfing. Despite its natural beauty, Lariño remains a quiet and uncrowded place, making it the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

Lariño beach is a popular spot for sport fishing due to its abundant marine life, either from the beach or from the rocks and cliffs that offer ideal spots for fishing. For those who prefer beach activities, the sand is perfect for playing volleyball or making sandcastles. The natural beauty and tranquillity of Lariño make it a perfect place to relax after a day full of water sports, perfect for disconnecting from the daily routine, strolling along the beach or the nearby paths, visiting the beautiful village and enjoying the natural beauty that the area has to offer.




Area Maior Beach is another gem located between the Ancoradoiro and Monte Louro, an impressive mountain that juts into the estuary and marks the landscape of the area. With its beautiful stretch of white sand, its dunes and the impressive lagoon that characterises it, this beach is a paradise for sun and sea lovers, as well as being a protected natural area.
In winter you can observe the strength of the sea and the rupture of the lagoon, which at times of great flow generates a beautiful spectacle opening to the sea.

In addition, Area Maior offers a wide variety of water sports to enjoy, such as surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing and paddle surfing. The excellent quality of the waves and the Atlantic winds make it the perfect place to practice these sports.

The surf school is also located on this beach. Abel Lago Watersports where they offer courses in all water sports and have instructors and equipment available to make the most of the possibilities of the surroundings. Nature lovers can also enjoy some great hiking trails around the lagoon or Mount Louro. Area Maior is an ideal place to escape from the daily routine and enjoy an unforgettable day in the open air.




Muros is a charming coastal fishing village located in the province of A Coruña, Galicia and can be reached on foot from the Ancoradoiro if you like walking. The original urban structure of Muros and the architectural and archaeological interest of its heritage earned it the declaration of Historic-Artistic Monumental Site in 1970. It stands out for the typical seafaring arcades of its houses, under which in the past the fishing gear was arranged and the fish was salted.

You will also discover two of the town’s most unique squares between the streets Real, Axesta and Paseo de la Marina: the Plaza de Santa Rosa, with its beautiful 1789 cross, and the Plaza de la Pescadería Vieja, where you will find a curious stone fountain and numerous taverns.

Its port is the heart of the town and is home to an active fishing fleet. As well as being an important source of the local economy, the harbour is also a tourist attraction due to its picturesque views and the opportunity to see the daily catch of fresh fish and shellfish which are then sold at the local market.

Among the monumental buildings, the Casa Consistorial, the Mercado de Abastos or the Arco de Don Diego stand out. In addition, there are other places in Muros that are also worth a visit, such as, for example, the Sanctuary of the Virgen del Camino or the old Collegiate Church of Santa María, whose current name is the Church of San Pedro.

The prehistoric engravings found in various parts of the municipality are another of the main attractions of Muros. It is possible to go on various hiking routes through the mountains surrounding Muros.

It is also worth mentioning the Camino de santiago de la ría Muros-Noia. It is one of the most recent Xacobean routes and is becoming increasingly popular. It was officially recognised as a Xacobean route last December 2020 and allows you to reach the Cathedral of Santiago starting in the town of Muros and following different towns located on the banks of the estuary of Muros-Noia and then go inland and continue until you reach the Cathedral of Santiago.

Muros also has 25 kilometres of coastline with wide beaches. In addition to its natural beauty, Muros is also famous for its delicious food, including fresh seafood and fish which can be enjoyed in its many restaurants and bars.

Its harbour, the heart of the town and home to an active fishing fleet, is also a popular meeting place for locals and visitors, where you can enjoy the typical wines and tapas of the region in the many bars and restaurants that line the harbour.



Carnota is a concello and coastal town in the province of A Coruña, in Galicia, Spain, famous for its 7 km long beach, it is the largest beach in Galicia and one of the most beautiful. This beach is perfect for strolling, swimming or just relaxing and enjoying the sun. It is worth mentioning the Boca do río area, where the mouth of the river generates an impressive spot where you can spend a relaxing day in its pools formed by the rocks and the sand.

In Carnota there are two hórreos that compete for the position of the largest hórreo in the world, both are impressive hórreos in the Fisterrán style. One of them is located in the centre of the village of Carnota while the other is located in the village of Lira, which also has a beautiful harbour and is where the Lira marine reserve begins. In addition to the beautiful Pindo mountain that surrounds the entire maritime area of Carnota and where you can do various activities from hiking to canyoning.

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Castro de Baroña:

Starting with the Castro de Baroña, located just opposite the ANcoradoiro in the Muros and Noia estuary, it is one of the most important archaeological sites in Galicia, and has been declared an Asset of Cultural Interest. The castro is located on a small peninsula surrounded by the sea, and has a wall that surrounds the entire perimeter of the settlement, as well as several remains of houses and public buildings. There is also a hiking route that runs around the castro, offering spectacular views of the sea and the surrounding landscape. It is a place of great interest for archaeology and history lovers.

Cascada de Ézaro:

The Ézaro Waterfall is an impressive waterfall located at the mouth of the river Xallas, in Costa da Morte. The waterfall has a free fall of about 40 metres and flows directly into the sea.

What makes the Ézaro Waterfall so special is that it is one of the few waterfalls in Europe that flows directly into the sea. Near the waterfall is the Ézaro Viewpoint, an ideal place to contemplate the panoramic views of the waterfall and the surrounding landscape.

Faro de Finisterre:

The Finisterre lighthouse, visible from our establishment, marks the westernmost point of the Galician coast, which the Romans considered to be the end of the world, hence its name. It is located in the heart of the Costa da Morte, battered by strong winds and the full force of the Atlantic sea, and is famous for being a key point on the Pilgrims’ Route to Santiago de Compostela, where pilgrims come to finish their route after passing through Santiago de Compostela. Just a few kilometres away are the beautiful villages of Fisterra and Corcubión.

  • Playa de Carnota
  • Cascada del Ézaro
  • Castro de Baroña
  • Horreo de Carnota
  • Laguna de Louro
  • Monte Pindo
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Hiking
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