What to do in the area

LAND
Hiking / Trekking – Mountain bike – Climbing – Mountaineering – Multi-adventure – Gastronomy routes – Wine culture routes – Photography – Wildlife viewing …

SEA
Surf – Windsurf – Paddle Surf – Sailing – Fishing – Diving – canoeing – boat trips – Beach voleyball – paragliding …

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Day trips and Excursions

Local…

Ea (3km away)

A small fishing village crossed by a estuary with picturesque stone bridges that leads to a cosy beach protected by a small harbour with fishing boats.
Ea beach
Ea beach

Elantxobe (7km away)

The steep, almost vertical layout of its town centre makes of Elantxobe one of the most peculiar and spectacular views of the Basque coast.
Returning to port
Returning to port

Lekeitio (9km away)

A gorgeous fishing town on the Biscay coast. San Nicolas isle can be reached on foot at low tide. Its old quarters offers a rich cultural heritage including the Asunción de Santa María Temple with a magnificent gold plated altarpiece that is the third largest in the state. Mansions and palaces. Traditional and unique festivals of great touristic interest and the possibility of buying fresh fish off the port’s fishermen daily.
Lekeitio
Lekeitio

Laga and Laida beaches (10km away)

Due to their beauty and convenient location they are the most popular beaches in the area. Urdaibai’s marshland meets the sea at Laida beach, a popular spot for sea activities lovers that its crowned by Izaro isle. Laga beach is frequented by locals and by surf enthusiasts that can be at anytime spotted riding its wild waves. One of the prettiest beaches in Biscay with 574 metres of fine, golden sand that opens up to the sea.
Laida beach
Laida beach

Urdaibai Biosphere Reserve (12km away)

A wild space of extraordinary beauty and diversity whose importance and preservation turned it into a UNESCO reserve in 1984. River Oka transforms into a estuary and marshlands full of life

Visit Urdaibai Bird Center: Wildlife observatory
fishing eagles, shovelers, Eurasian bittern … are extremely rare birds to spot in the Iberian peninsula. Here you can find them.
Urdaibai
Urdaibai

Vale of Oma (13km away)

Oma forest and Santimamiñe Caves an archaeological site declared World Heritage by UNESCO in 2008. The Painted Forest, a work of art by Agustín Ibarrola is not to be missed.
Painted Forest - Oma
Painted Forest – Oma

Gernika (15km away)

The heart of the county and an emblematic basque town, symbol of Basque Liberty and their own code of laws against Castille. It’s best known around the globe for the 1937 air raid that brought it down to ruins and that was immortalized in Picasso’s painting.
Guernika, Picasso
Guernika, Picasso

Mundaka (27km away)

Yet another beautiful coast town. The highlights are: Santa Maria renaissance church and the historic centre. The town is often visited by surfers from around the world because of its “Left Wave” that is claimed to be Europe’s best in its category.
Surf,  Mundaka
Surf, Mundaka

Just a bit further…

Bermeo (30km away)

Bermeo has long been known as one of the Cantabrian sea’s most important inshore fishing harbours.
Historic Centre
Historic Centre

San Juan de Gaztelugatze (38km away)

This uninhabited islet is crowned by a hermitage dating back to the 10th century. The hermitage is accessed by a narrow path, crossing a solid stone bridge and going up 231 steps. The whole site is surrounded by a supernatural aura and the echo of old legends.
Eroded rock forms tunnels, arches and caves
Eroded rock forms tunnels, arches and caves

Bilbao (48km away)

Bilbao is the new modern face of the Basque Country, surrounded by green hills and very close to the coast. The city has successfully mixed traditional Basque culture with a new vision for the future. It’s a must for design and art lovers.
Wandering around the old quarters
Wandering around the old quarters

San Sebastian (80km away)

An easy to visit city, located on the coast, touristy, relaxed, with a Basque touch. The perfect mix: all in one, good food, beautiful buildings and white sand beach.
La Concha Bay
La Concha Bay

La Rioja Alavesa (130km away)

A region of its own and original character always associated with the world of wine. it hides a varied heritage ranging from 5,000 years old dolmens to the most avant-garde constructions. In its villages you can enjoy fortressed arquitecture, numerous baroque,emblazoned buildings and well worth a visit religious heritage.
Modern Cellars
Modern Cellars

Biarritz (130km away)

Renowned for its famous beaches, therapeutic waters and its surfer scene. In the French country, Biarritz offers visitors a unique atmosphere where restaurants and luxury resorts coexist with quiet pizza stalls and surf shops.
Biarritz (Lapurdi)
Biarritz (Lapurdi)

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