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Excelent beach with a very good vibe. Good surfing waves and the cafe/bar just near the beach... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sopelana with 3 kids

We wanted to go to the beach and didn't have a car and after having spoken to some locals, decided... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Northampton, United Kingdom
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All reviews the cliff surf school the bus last stop long time well worth a visit no problem beach bilbao sea surfing sand walk waves surfers bars station
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a nice stretch of sandy beach with some infrastructure for drinks and snacks, plus a surf school. Pleasant walk along the shore with the cold waters of the Bay of Biscay at your feet. The water is rough and not many brave souls were...More

Thank Deetee100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excelent beach with a very good vibe. Good surfing waves and the cafe/bar just near the beach entrance is a must go to enjoy sunsets

Thank FilipeR806
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the surf and the location in sop are super, unfortunatly for a citybeach is almost always crowded and the pollution of the campers start to get nastier year by year. nice views and a nice beach bar.

Thank Juerg S
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We wanted to go to the beach and didn't have a car and after having spoken to some locals, decided to try Sopelana. We took the L1 metro line from central Bilbao and got off at Larrabasterra, which was the last stop on that train...More

Thank rearcardoor
Reviewed 15 July 2018

When you discover from above this beach of Sopelana, the view is impressive (to see it from above, take the path on the hill : you can find it along the coast road, just in front of the big pedestrian and bicycle bridge). The beach...More

Thank Gil40100
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We have spent an amazing afternoon at this wonderful beach on the Atlantic Ocean and really enjoyed it, especially me and my wife. You can swim as the water is not too cold and there are many surfers. The place looks very popular among surfers....More

1  Thank Angel A
Reviewed 4 March 2018

There’s a small car park at the top of the beach and at busy times it’s difficult to get a spot, which is why you’ll see a lot of cars parked along the street further up. Visited on a busy Saturday early March and the...More

2  Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Surf beach with great scenery, we stayed the whole afternoon and enjoyed the waves, the sand and the scenery. Security was constantly surveying and pointed out a dangerous area with strong currents. Shower on the beach and clean.

1  Thank Maarten S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent neach! Very good wayer beatifull view. We used the underground to go there. Every 5 mins train go there.

Thank Светлана Л
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Great place for beginner/intermediate surfers! Surf lessons for 30 € / 2 hours at the Pena Txuri surf school at the end of the beach. Or you can rent a board for 12 € / half day at the styling surf shop on the street...More

2  Thank Celine A
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Daniel S
3 August 2017|
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Response from Agustin d |
Hi, This parking runs only during the "Beach" season (1st june-30 sep)...Early september is still busy on sunny days as schools are still close...
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