What do you know about Monte Ulía in San Sebastian?

I'm sure that on more than one occasion you've heard about Monte Urgull and Monte Igeldo, strategically located on both sides of La Concha Bay. In fact, it is more than possible that you have visited them, as they act as an excellent viewpoint, as well as having other attractions. However, they are not the only mountains of San Sebastian, because there is also a third, perhaps less known, but it has a beauty without equal. We are referring to Mount Ulía, which starts in the neighbourhood of Gros and extends to Pasajes. This time we are going to tell you about this magnificent mountain that you cannot miss when you stay at our luxury hotel in Donostia!

What do you know about Basque pelota? Take advantage of your visit to Donostia to attend a game!

55. Pelota vasca 1Basque pelota is the native sport of the region. It’s a sport that is deeply rooted in the culture and the Basques treat religiously. If you are curious to know more about this sport and you are going to visit San Sebastian soon, we’re going to propose a plan to you that is hard to refuse. Book a room in our hotel by the beach in San Sebastian as soon as possible to enjoy maximum comfort during your stay. Take note of the places where you can come and spectate our sport!

Korner arrives: a festival that unites football and culture

Korner 1In San Sebastian, the month of february is synonymous with Carnival, but it is also much more. The merciless cold has entered into our beautiful city and is determined to stay, although that is not enough to stop making new plans and joining activities. In this occasion, we are excited to tell you about a festival that will take place from February 19 to 24 called Korner. Have you heard about him? If the answer is no, there’s no issue because we're going to walk you through all you need to know. In the event that you are planning to go through Donostia soon and staying at our hotel on seafront in San Sebastian, you will love knowing everything that there is to do!

November is synonymous with literature and athletics in San Sebastian

San Sebastian NovemberOne of the most outstanding qualities of San Sebastian is that, whatever the time of year, you will always find something interesting to do. In our city every month offers a new opportunity to enjoy the culture, gastronomy, leisure and many more. For the month of November we propose two suggestions that you cannot miss if you have planned to visit Donostia this month. Thus, during your stay at our hotel, we offer you the possibility to have a greater insight into the city from two different perspectives. Autumn is the season in which San Sebastian becomes the capital of athletics. But, in addition,  Literaktum Festival also arrives at this time of year.Take advantage when you are staying at our hotel with Spa in San Sebastian. Keep on reading and we'll tell you more!

Plenty to do in Donostia with the family on Saturdays this autumn

Donostia Saturdays 1In San Sebastian, Saturdays are synonymous with Haurtxokos. Haurtxokos are spaces for the smallest ones of the household with no lack of activities or fun. However, instead of just entertaining the young ones, a new program is now allowing the whole family to enjoy an assorted schedule with activities on Saturdays. The name of the program is ‘ Familiarekin jolasean’. This autumn you can spend Saturdays in a different way, and above all, together. So if you are planning to stay in our hotel by the beach in San Sebastian soon and come with the family, make sure to have a look at the activities program and prepare for quality time with the family. Interested in the program? Keep reading and we’ll tell you all the details so you do not miss even one more activity on Saturday.

Active Tourism in San Sebastian

San Sebastian has a full range of options available for tourists who enjoy sports. . Among them we chose three activities with different gradient adventure: hiking, running and surfing. If you enjoy hiking, the route that brings to Orio from San Sebastian trough the mount Igeldo will guarantee you a wonderful day of sport. For running lovers our hotel in San Sebastian, located just in front of the Bay of La Concha, is the perfect starting point to enjoy this great outdoor sport. The year-round sea sports, especially surfing, are very popular. “Zurriola” is the best beach for surfing in San Sebastian. Read more in our article...

Five Plans for a Magical Autumn in San Sebastian

Picture 1With great sorrow we say goodbye to summer. The good news is that we are heading to an autumn full of plans and activities in such a dynamic and interesting city like San Sebastian. If you are thinking of staying at our hotel in San Sebastian in the next few days or weeks, you will have the opportunity to experience the autumnal hues of Donostia.

The best plan in San Sebastián for the 'runners'

15Maraton1November is coming and it begins the countdown of the San Sebastian Marathon, an event, as explained by the organizers, perfect for exploring this beautiful Basque city at jogging pace. Specifically, the marathon will be held on Sunday November 29 . If you are a runner and you're staying at our hotel in San Sebastian during the weekend, do not forget to pack sneakers in your luggage to attend this massive race. (Image courtesy maratondonostia)

Traditional sports in San Sebastian

Euskadi’s Popular culture is very strong and deep roots. In all fields, and sport is no exception, Basques have developed unique and sometimes peculiar activities. During your stay at our hotel in San Sebastian you can enjoy, or even participate, some of the traditional sports in Donostia. Here our list with the most important along with and some events you can attend.

2011 Event Calendar San Sebastián

Summer 2011 is just around the corner and we are very excited about all the events taking place in our city of Donostia - San Sebastián this year. It would be ideal to combine one of the many film festivals, sport events, Basque traditional celebrations or concerts and music festivals with a weekend break in San Sebastián. 

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