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Busy on weekends

There’s a small car park at the top of the beach and at busy times it’s difficult to get a spot... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Surf beach with great scenery

Surf beach with great scenery, we stayed the whole afternoon and enjoyed the waves, the sand and... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Maarten S
via mobile
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“the cliff” (5 reviews)
“surf school” (2 reviews)
“long time” (2 reviews)
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Sopelana, Spain
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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

1  Thank nnmercman
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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
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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.

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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

Thank Celine A
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Great if you want get outside of Bilbao to look at the sea whilst having a beer or strolling along the beach. Great to watch the sunset. Or if you are more active for kite surfing.....

Thank CrisPini40
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This beach is really cool at many times of the year. In summer it's a good place to go close to bilbao if you manage to park (when coming by car arrive before 11 am or after 14h30-15h to avoid peak time). You'll always find...More

Thank vinzpenguin
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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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