3 beaches in the Basque Country for family, fun and surf

Are you a sea lover and surf addict? Summer, Autumn, Spring or Winter, whatever season is good to put on a wetsuit and dive into the many beaches in the Basque country perfect for surf, and if you are not into this sport, wait until Summer and refresh from the warm weather in these beaches with beautiful surroundings. In this region, the Parador de Hondarribia is the perfect place to stay and explore the coast of the Basque Country and relax after having fun at the beach and catching some amazing waves.

 

La Zurriola beach in San Sebastian

In the heart of San Sebastian, capital of the Basque Country, and specifically in the young and modern neighborhood of Gros, you will find the beach of La Zurriola, perfect for surfers of every level thanks to the different size of the waves, a meeting point for surfers and home of many surf championships in Spain. Around this beach there are many surf schools that will be glad to introduce you into the fun and relaxing surfing sport. 

This large beach is also a good option for the non-surfers to take a dive, sunbathe and stroll along the streets of San Sebastian while feeling the essence of this amazing city.

To get from the Parador de Hondarribia to La Zurriola Beach is as easy as taking a 25 minutes’ drive through the AP-8 (with toll) or the GI-636 (without toll).

 

Parador de Hondarribia

 

Beach of Zarautz in Guipúzcoa

Zarautz is the place where the professional surfers go looking for big waves and tubes and the beginners go to practice and improve their surfing skills. With more than 2km of length, the beach of Zarautz is one of the most popular beaches in the Basque Country for surfing and bathing. During the summer, this beach has some specific spaces to surf depending on the waves, so there is no inconvenient between surfers and bathers.

The good news is that not only surfers frequent this beach. As the central part of the beach is for surfing, the most occidental zone is for families and bathers. Also, the promenade of this beach is full of art and fun areas for the children. Surf, waves, a nice promenade and sun, what else do you need?

The easiest way to get from the Parador de Hondarribia to Zarautz is by driving for approximately 30 minutes through the AP-8 (with toll) or the GI-20 and then the AP-8 (without toll).

 

Parador de Hondarribia

 

Beach of Hondarribia

This beach with golden fine sand and moderated swell is perfect for riding on long waves with a long right that breaks in the splinter of Hondarribia. Either if you are a surfer or a bather wanting to enjoy the sun and the water, the beach of Hondarribia is a great place for enjoying the small waves and also a good place to practice other water sports such as windsurf and canoeing. As an urban beach, it has all the necessary services and the surroundings are perfect for taking a walk and getting to know the city. The best thing is that this great beach is located only 2km away from the Parador so you can either take a 30 minutes’ walk or an 8 minutes’ drive through the Ramon Iribarren Pasealekua Ibilbidea road.

 

 Parador de Hondarribia

 

Are you ready to catch some waves, take dips in the sea and relax at the Luxurious and enchanting Parador de Hondarribia?

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