The hermitage is built into cove along the beach. It has a chapel of Santa Justa which can be entered through a slippery path. The door is locked. However, one can see the interiors from the window on the door.
It is said that that this hermitage was inhabited by a hermit from the 8th century. After fleeing from the invasion of Seville. During the sixteenth century, Ambrosio Morales, a priest and a professor, wrote about a chapel in a cave in his book “Ghost Voyage”
The Santa Justa Beach, on which the hermitage lies, is about 100m in length and 20m in width. The sand is golden colored and the waves are moderate.
Santa Justa Hermitage Travel Tips
- Also known as Ermita De Santa Justa.
- Be careful while entering into the hermitage. It’s slippery.
- Carry a first aid essentials just in case.
How to Reach Santa Justa Hermitage
- Coaches are available from Santillana del Mar.
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95% of people who visit Santillana Del Mar include Santa Justa Hermitage in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
40.8% of people start their Santa Justa Hermitage visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Santa Justa Hermitage
94.17% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Santa Justa Hermitage