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Basque Country Beaches

Basque Country is a region located in Spain, known for its diverse culture, rich history, and stunning landscapes. This area is particularly famous for its beautiful beaches, which attract tourists from all over the world.

Barinatze Hondartza is a stunning beach known for its spectacular views and clean environment. It is particularly popular among surfers due to its ideal wave conditions. Hondarribiko Hondartza, often referred to as Hondarribia/Fontarrabie, is recognized for its natural beauty and calm, sheltered waters, making it an ideal location for various water activities. Antilla Beach, situated in the town of Orio, is a tranquil seaside destination that offers a picturesque backdrop for beach-goers. It is characterized by its yellow sand, strong waves, and windy conditions. Arimune Hondartza is a picturesque beach known for its natural beauty and refreshing waters. It is renowned for its amazing sand and enormous waves, making it an ideal spot for surfers. Arrietara Beach, also known as Playa Arrietara-Atxabiribil, is a popular beach known for its semi-urban coastline, golden sand, and varying width depending on the tide.

For more detailed information on these beaches, including a map of their locations, refer to our guide below. This guide also provides a more extensive list of beaches in the Basque Country, the best time to visit, and much more.

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Basque Country

Barinatze Hondartza is a stunning beach located along the semi-naked Atlantic Ocean. The area is known for its...

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Basque Country

Hondarribiko Hondartza, often referred to as Hondarribia/Fontarrabie, is a beautiful beach located in the town...

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Basque Country

Antilla Beach, situated in the town of Orio in Gipuzkoa, Spain, is a tranquil seaside destination that offers ...

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Basque Country

Arimune Hondartza is a picturesque beach located along the coast, known for its natural beauty and refreshing ...

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Basque Country

Arrietara Beach, also known as Playa Arrietara-Atxabiribil, is a popular beach located in Sopelana. It is know...

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Basque Country

Arrigunaga Beach is a picturesque destination situated in the Algorta district of Getxo, a Spanish municipalit...

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Bilbao

The fourth beach in Getxo, Bilbao, Spain is Beach Azkorri, which is known for its unique characteristics. Alth...

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Bilbao

Ereaga Beach is situated in Getxo, Biscay, Spain, and is a picturesque beach spanning 800 meters with fine san...

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Bilbao

Gorliz Beach is a well-known tourist spot situated in Bilbao, Spain. The beach offers both sand and concrete a...

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Bilbao

La Arena Beach is situated in Puerto de Santiago, Tenerife and boasts fine black sand. The beach is relatively...

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San Sebastian

Playa de la Concha, situated in San Sebastian within the Basque Country in northern Spain, is a well-frequente...

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San Sebastian

The Playa de Ondarreta is an expansive beach situated in San Sebastian, Spain, known for the sandy floor that ...

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Best Time to Visit Basque Country

The best time to visit Basque Country in Spain is during the months of June to September. This is when the weather is at its warmest and perfect for outdoor activities like hiking and surfing. The sea temperature is also ideal for swimming, making it an excellent time to soak up the sun on the beaches. The summer months also see a variety of festivals taking place, making it a lively and bustling time to explore the cultural offerings of the region. The months of July and August are the most popular, but if you're looking for a quieter time, June and September are also good months to visit. Overall, the summer months provide the best opportunity to fully experience the beauty, culture, and activities of Basque Country.

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