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Do not miss this summer! Visit the Island of Santa Clara

santa clara 0There are many reasons to visit San Sebastian in summer, but we'll give you one more. At this time of the year, Island of Santa Clara is much more accessible than during the rest of the year. It is, without doubt, one more way to enjoy Donostia, a privileged city that can boast of having this treasure in full Bay of La Concha. So, if you are planning to spend your vacation in our hotel in San Sebastian and stay in our hotel, read on to know everything about this islet and about the places there that others didn’t have the opportunity to visit.

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The 5 best souvenirs to buy in Donostia

souvenur 0After a trip there are always experiences, the photographs and, of course, the memories. Part of it, are the souvenirs that are tangible memories to keep forever, whose job is to make us smile every time we see them. In the Basque Country and, in particular, in San Sebastián, fairs and craft establishments always delight visitors. If you are planning a visit to our hotel in San Sebastian this summer, for sure you will not be able to resist buying Basque crafts and other typical items from our region.

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Excursion in Donostialdea: 5 essential places to visit this summer

Donostialdea 0The city of San Sebastian has a lot to offer, but it is possible that at some point of time during your vacation, you will want to explore its’ surroundings. Summer is the perfect season for hiking in Donostialdea, the region that surrounds Donostia. It is formed by small charming villages that are ideal to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, to enjoy landscapes and rich gastronomy. If you are planning to stay in our hotel in San Sebastian during the summer season, point out everything you have to visit in this picturesque region. We will tell you what are the 5 main places that you can’t miss in Donostialdea!

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4 Places in Donostia Where You Can See the Breaking Waves

Very often, the coast of Gipuzkoa offers an impressive show thanks to giant waves braking over Pasealeku Berria, the street surrounding Mont Urgull. On rainy days, the sea is a real spectacle that is worth enjoying, with the waves crashing against the rocks. On the one hand, San Sebastián can’t  be understood without trying its’ pintxos. On the other hand, you should also admire its’ brave sea.  Sometimes the waves can exceed 10 meters in height, so a raincoat and the appropriate safety measures, will be necessary to enjoy this exhibition of nature. If you stay at our hotel in San Sebastían it is a show you can not miss.

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What do you know about the emblematic railing of La Concha? 6 things you did not know

The railing of La Concha is most likely the symbol of San Sebastian. There is no postcard of this beach in which it does not appear and, in fact, walking next to it with the splendid views over the bay is one of the greatest pleasures for the own donostiarras, as for the tourists. We have seen it in so many pictures, that we know very well what it looks like, even before we have the opportunity to admire it from up close. However, do you know the story of the iconic railing of La Concha? On this occasion, we want to dedicate a post to this century-old railing with some curiosities that, surely, you will like to discover. We propose an excellent plan: stay in our hotel in San Sebastian!

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