La Concha Beach
La Concha Beach
4.5
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  • A Midlife Adventure
    Dursley, United Kingdom1,347 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Wow! just such a stunning g beach
    We didn't expect to find such a beautiful sweep of beautiful golden sand on the coastline only 90 mins from Bilbao. It is so clean and even in March there were some intrepid swimmers braving the Atlantic waves!. You can stroll along the promenade or walk on the beach, itself, and it looks really child friendly. It is somewhere we would think about coming back to in the future for an early summer or late summer break. I can imagine it gets packed in the middle of the summer!
    Visited March 2023
    Written 8 March 2023
  • Keith O
    Longmont, Colorado1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent
    I am going again this May. It is a very fine place to visit, and I enjoyed it last time I visited. I stayed at the Barcello which was a bit above downtown which was easily walked to. You can also catch a bus just outside the hotel if you want. Busses will take you every where: it's not that big a city. I consider Spanish food to be on a par with French which says alot. The Basque wine sounds like "chocolate" in English and is very good. Am looking forward to visiting there again. Enjoy.
    Visited June 2022
    Written 17 March 2023
  • kris-goes-places
    295 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful, Accessible Beach
    This is one of the urban beaches in San Sebastián that can be accessed from a long promenade. It is a lovely sandy beach. It was not too crowded when we visited. It is easy to reach the water. The water is cold on entry but after a few minutes, quite refreshing. The waves are powerful so be prepared to be tossed around a little bit, but when we were there, people were swimming and there was a whole gaggle of children who went further out than we did (I’m pretty short and like to stay where I can theoretically put my feet on the ground and have my head above water) and they were all perfectly fine, so it’s clearly quite safe. We had a great time splashing around and then drying off in the sun. It was a nice break from the usual tourist activities of visiting museums and shopping. There are bathrooms accessible from the promenade and they also have water spouts at every beach entrance for cleaning off your feet. This was a highlight of San Sebastián for sure.
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 April 2023
  • Catherine G
    Nice, France1,247 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice beach
    We walked close to this beach today. The weather was nice and there was a lot of people on the beach. This one is about 3-4 kms long. When the sea is high, the beach is reduced. But it’s very pleasant to walk close to it.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 20 May 2023
  • william m
    Liverpool, United Kingdom6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    La concha is aptly named. Beautiful!
    Wow! What a fantastic beach! Huge cove with shallow waters safe for all the family. You can swim out to santa Clara island in the middle of the bay. Take a trip to the top as its a bird sanctuary then chill out before a swim back to LA concha. Plenty of eateries surrounding the beach and if you want to view la concha in all its glory a walk to the end if the beach takes you to the funicular. Take a trip for around 4 euros to the viewpoint and amusement park, bar, restaurant at the top. Must have panoramic photos from here of the fantastic la concha beach abd the old town in the background. Simply you cannot go to san sebastian without enjoying this beach!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 18 July 2023
  • Sue G
    Birmingham, United Kingdom14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A beautiful place we will return to.
    Such a beautiful vista with the coastline and the island. Sand was lovely. When we arrived on a sunny day the beach was very busy, but the next day was not so sunny and it was quiet. We still swam in the sea and felt safe leaving some belongings on the beach.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 October 2023
  • Antonia-Maria Stoian
    Bucharest, Romania109 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Muy bonita-very nice!
    The beach has a phenomenal promenade! At any hour of any day, it is gorgeous!! The sand is so soft and clean, the water's so clear ans turquoise, the atmosphere is great! One of the most positive enviroments and a place where you can recharge yourself!
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 18 January 2024
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Antonia-Maria Stoian
Bucharest, Romania109 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
The beach has a phenomenal promenade! At any hour of any day, it is gorgeous!!
The sand is so soft and clean, the water's so clear ans turquoise, the atmosphere is great!
One of the most positive enviroments and a place where you can recharge yourself!
Written 18 January 2024
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Wine & Roads
89 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
La Concha beach in San Sebastian is simply spectacular: its long coastline, crystal clear waters and the charm of its surroundings make it an incomparable place to relax and enjoy the sea, one of the best urban beaches in Europe.
Written 4 December 2023
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Sue G
Birmingham, UK14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Such a beautiful vista with the coastline and the island. Sand was lovely. When we arrived on a sunny day the beach was very busy, but the next day was not so sunny and it was quiet. We still swam in the sea and felt safe leaving some belongings on the beach.
Written 4 October 2023
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Adventurers049
Brisbane, Australia3,379 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 • Couples
This is a beautiful beach right by San Sebastian.
It's clean and safe for children to swim in.
Lovely to walk along.
Great spot.
Written 17 September 2023
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max_hartwig
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain164 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 • Family
A vast expanse of sand at low tide with beautiful clear water. Beautiful city backdrop. The ban of cigarette smoking on the beach is not really respected but overall it’s a very clean beach with good air and no traffic pollution.
Written 29 July 2023
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william m
Liverpool, UK6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 • Friends
Wow! What a fantastic beach! Huge cove with shallow waters safe for all the family. You can swim out to santa Clara island in the middle of the bay. Take a trip to the top as its a bird sanctuary then chill out before a swim back to LA concha. Plenty of eateries surrounding the beach and if you want to view la concha in all its glory a walk to the end if the beach takes you to the funicular. Take a trip for around 4 euros to the viewpoint and amusement park, bar, restaurant at the top. Must have panoramic photos from here of the fantastic la concha beach abd the old town in the background. Simply you cannot go to san sebastian without enjoying this beach!
Written 18 July 2023
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raphael-vladimir
France5 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Family
Great beach with everything you need with kids. Clean and safe with high and low tides offering wonderfull sand castles experiences
Written 9 July 2023
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C R C
Wickham Market, UK8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023
beautiful area, lovely view and facilities fine in order to grab an ice-cream or a shower. Sand splendidly golden
Written 5 July 2023
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Stay19601085494
12 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023
If you want to swim this is the right beach and not the neighbouring one which tends to be windier and more for surfers
A lovely promenade to walk along and soak in the sun or sit/swim in the crystal clear sea
Written 3 July 2023
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johnmurphyDublin
dublin97 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2023 • Couples
Nice beach great atmosphere. Full of families and young people. Very nice experience good promenade for walking and people watching. Beach nice to swim at. The day we were there the water very flat and gentle sloping.
Written 1 July 2023
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