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Beautiful and large beach

When you discover from above this beach of Sopelana, the view is impressive (to see it from above... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dax, France
Amazing beach, wonderful place

We have spent an amazing afternoon at this wonderful beach on the Atlantic Ocean and really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Angel A
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Sopelana, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

When we were staying in Bilbao we took the train out to the beach. It's a bit of a walk from the station, but worth it when you get there. Nice beach, beautiful sites on both sides.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

The day we visited was overcast but the beach is a perfect place for the family with a surfing area keeping swimmers and surfers apart. There is some unusual strata in the cliffs to the rear of the beach. On a hot day this would...More

Thank Derek C
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This beach is one of the prettiest I've ever been to. Take the train here from Bilbao and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Barry F
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our last minute trip out to Sopelana Beach after exploring the sights in downtown Bilbao. Based on some of the articles and reviews we read, we expected it to be a bit more remote but appreciated that it was easy...More

Thank des124
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Daniel S
3 August 2017|
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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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