La Concha Beach, San Sebastian - Donostia

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Stroll the shores of one of the most famous urban beaches in the world, La Concha Beach. Bordered by the lively city of San Sebastián, it’s a popular site for surfing and sunbathing. Meander the boardwalk that lines the beach or take a dip in the ocean. Because of its close proximity to the city center, you’ll find many restaurants, shops, and accommodations within walking distance. Plan to have pintxos, the local tapas, and wine at a waterfront bar. Plan your visit to La Concha Beach and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our San Sebastian - Donostia trip itinerary planner.
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Most visitors are drawn to the expansive La Concha urban beach. Its hotels, restaurants, and bars are more spread out, and the area tends to be quieter than other parts of the city. The area just south of the beach heading inland is the Romantic District, where you'll find some of the city's most beautiful architecture and the main shopping area. For a first-hand experience of the city's acclaimed gastronomy and
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  • The depth of the beach changes by almost 100m between high and low tide. At high tide, everyone is cramped in a small section of the highest sand. At low tide, there's a massive sand flat that's perfe...  more »
  • I had a really good view, although i didn't go into the water but my friends did. It is an amazing place.  more »
  • The beach is very welcoming. Many people leave there belongings on the beach to go in for a swim so it felt very relaxed. When we were there we didn't see any people sell stuff on the beach. What's al...  more »