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Beautiful beach in easy reach of Bilbao

We wanted to get to the coast and found this as a highly recommended beach which is easy to get to... read more

Reviewed 20 November 2018
Jersey, United Kingdom
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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 28 September 2018
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All reviews the cliff surf school the bus last stop minute walk central bilbao your feet no problem beach sea sand station waves surfers spot bar lifeguards
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

We wanted to get to the coast and found this as a highly recommended beach which is easy to get to on the metro. It took about 1/2 hour on a really safe and clean metro train which cost 3 euros return each. A 20...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FilipeR806
Reviewed 21 September 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jurek_ch
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank angelthedevil
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
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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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