The beach season starts: live your best summer in Donostia!

Donostia Beach 1On June 1, the beach season in San Sebastian was officially inaugurated. We are only a few days away from summer and, with it, the multitude of summer plans. A summer cannot be understood without a beach and, for that reason, Donostia offers you no more or less than four. Everything is ready for you to come and enjoy our beautiful city and the best temperatures of the year. If you have decided to spend a part of your summer vacation here and stay at our hotel in front of the beach in San Sebastian, you cannot miss the news and improvements that have been implemented this season from the City Council, so you can enjoy your stay to the maximum with total security.

The four beaches of San Sebastian

The people of Donostia are proud of their city and, of course, also of its four beaches. Now that summer is approaching, they are the main attraction of San Sebastian, so it is convenient that you know what you will find in each of them. Whatever you are looking for, there is a beach for you:

  • La Concha. La Concha is the pretty girl of Donostia, the best-known beach. It is bounded by the Urgull and Igueldo mountains and you will recognize it instantly by its flirtatious and characteristic white fence. It is one of the best urban beaches in the world, so it is ideal to go as a couple, with friends, with family, etc.
  • Ondarreta. Passing Mount Igueldo, this beach is over half a kilometre long. It is an authentic paradise where you can lie in the sun or practice your favourite beach sports, such as volleyball or paddle.
  • Zurriola. Zurriola is the beach for young people, but also for surfers. This windy beach has become the meeting point of those who are not afraid to sail to the most rebellious waves.
  • Santa Clara. Also known as the beach of the island, it is precisely the one that is located on the island of Santa Clara, in the bay of La Concha. To get there, you have to use the motorboats service, so the adventure is served.

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A lifeguard service at your disposal

As the enjoyment is not incompatible with security, a lifeguard service has been set up throughout the summer to ensure the integrity of all bathers. From June 15 to September 15, 22 lifeguards will be at their posts from 10.00 to 20.00, uninterrupted.

Assisted baths for the elderly

The sea is for all audiences, even for those with reduced mobility. This is the case, for example, of the elderly, who will be able to benefit from the assisted bath program every day at La Concha beach between 11.00 and 19.30. This means that those who need it can use a professional to help them get into the water without fear.

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Identification bracelets for children

If you come as a family to San Sebastian and, especially, with small children, you will be interested to know that you can request an identification bracelet for your children. They will contain your name and phone number for a better location in case of loss.

Enjoy the beach season in Donostia without worries!

I hope you enjoy an unforgettable stay at Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra in San Sebastián!

Do not hesitate to contact our staff if you require any information.


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Elena Estomba Garín, General Manager of Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra

Tags: Beaches, Tourist Attractions, Summer

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