Vasco (Basque Country/Euskadi), Spain Travel & Accommodation Guide
in San Sebastián, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco (Basque Country),
- the capital city of the province of Guipuzcoa, in the Spanish autonomous
community of the Basque Country. The city is located in the northeast of
Spain, on the Bay of Biscay, close to the French border. San Sebastian's
picturesque coastline makes it a popular beach resort. San Sebastián
is known for its Basque cuisine and pintxos (tapas) and restaurant district
near the port.
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Costa Vasca Hotel, San Sebastián
The Barcelo Costa Vasca
is a modernist complex in Ondarreta's residential zone, metres from the
beach, 100 metres from Miramar Palace and two kilometres from the city
of San Sebastian. Miramar Palace, Aiete Palace and La Concha Bay are all
within 500 metres of the hotel, while Mount Igueldo and the Aquarium are
one kilometre away. Bilbao Airport is one hour by car, 100 kilometres (64
miles) from the hotel. The Ulía Restaurant serves traditional Basque
and international cuisine and an array of wines. Outdoor dining on the
terrace is offered during the summer season. The relaxed Txokoa Cafeteria
serves continental breakfast, sandwiches, snacks and beverages, while cocktails
and drinks are offered in the English-style ambience of the Lobby Bar.
Guests can enjoy a revitalizing dip in the outdoor swimming pool, surrounded
by sunbathing terraces and private gardens, stroll on the nearby beach,
and practice their serve on the tennis court.
Donosti Hotel, San Sebastián
The modern Hesperia Donosti
hotel is located in the Basque town of San Sebastian, Spain. The hotel
is 500 metres from Ondaretta Beach and one kilometre from La Concha Beach.
Mount Igueldo, the Aquarium and the Naval Museum are all within two kilometres
of the hotel. Multilingual staff can provide currency exchange and
information on tourist attractions and babysitting services. Bicycles are
also available to hire at reception. A buffet breakfast is served daily
(surcharge). There is no restaurant at the Hesperia Donosti hotel but the
surrounding area is filled with restaurants and bars. High-speed
and wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Complimentary
newspapers are available in the lobby. The Hesperia Donosti hotel's 46
guestrooms are decorated in a modern style with light wood furniture.
Avenida, San Sebastián
The Hotel Avenida is located
on a hillside overlooking San Sebastian, Spain, 300 metres from Ondarreta
Beach and 1.5 kilometres from the city centre. The Old Town and Aquarium
are both two kilometres from the hotel. This modern hotel's garden
and open-air swimming pool offer panoramic views of San Sebastian's bay
and the city. The hotel houses a fitness room with resistance and cardio-vascular
equipment. Public areas offer complimentary wireless Internet access. The
hotel provides a complimentary breakfast every morning. The 47 guestrooms
at Hotel Avenida feature light wood furnishings and warm, modern decor.
Amenities include complimentary wireless Internet, telephones, televisions,
refrigerators, and safes. Bathrooms offer hair dryers.
Husa Europa, San Sebastián
Hotel Husa Europa is located
in the centre of the Basque city of San Sebastian, Spain, 100 metres from
the sea and within one kilometre of the Palacio del Mar Aquarium. Built
in traditional Spanish style in the early part of the 20th century, this
four-storey hotel has wireless Internet access in the public areas. The
24-hour front desk offers a safe-deposit box, and staff can offer concierge
services. Parking (surcharge) is available. Restaurant El Comedor offers
Spanish dishes in a room with modern decor and the hotel has a coffee shop
and a lounge bar. Business services and meeting and conference facilities
are available on site. The 65 guestrooms are decorated in neutral
colours and have functional furnishings. All are equipped with satellite
television, air conditioning, wireless Internet access and direct-dial
phones. Other standard amenities include safes, minibars and trouser presses.
The bathrooms come with hair dryers, bathrobes and makeup mirrors.
Palacio de Aiete, San Sebastián
The Hotel Palacio De Aiete
is a modern hotel situated in a quiet residential area at the foot of Mount
Igeldo, two kilometres from Ondarreta beach. Guests can walk to the Aiete
Palace and Gardens 2 kilometres away, or visit the city centre with its
shops and restaurants 4 kilometres away. The San Telmo Museum is housed
in an old Dominican Convent, and can be found 7 kilometres away.
The hotel is home to a wellness centre, open round the clock, where guests
can enjoy a massage treatment, physiotherapy or a reiki session. At the
Bera Bera Restaurant diners can sample Basque cuisine served in a relaxed,
formal atmosphere, with a terrace area. Before or after a meal guests can
enjoy a drink and browse the contemporary art at the Gora Gora Bar, which
also has a terrace. Business travellers can make use of the fully equipped
business centre and conference facilities.
The Hotel San Sebastian
is located in San Sebastian, Spain, 200 metres from Ondarreta Beach and
1.5 kilometres from the city centre. Situated in the fashionable district
of Ondarreta, Hotel San Sebastian is a modern four-storey property (accessible
by lift) with a restaurant and conference facilities. Safe-deposit boxes
are located at the 24-hour front desk where multilingual staff can assist
with travel and tourist arrangements and porters are on hand for the transfer
of luggage. Complimentary newspapers are provided in the air-conditioned
lobby. Cafeteria Ondarreta is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, serving
a selection of Basque and international dishes. Decor has a nautical theme.
Room service is offered during restaurant opening hours. Business
amenities include conference and banqueting rooms with audio-visual equipment.
Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.
Amara Plaza Hotel, San Sebastián
The deluxe Silken Amara
Plaza in San Sebastian is located 20 kilometers from the Hondurriblo Airport.
This hotel is strategically located in San Sebastian, a city in the Basque
Country close to the French border. Explore the beauty of the city
whose beauty, gastronomy and cultural attractions have led it to be considered
to be one of the most important tourist destinations of Europe. The hotel
is minutes to dining, shopping and entertainment venues. The Silken Amara
Plaza is perfectly located in the Plaza de Pio XII, the communications
center of the city, a few minutes from the Kursall Congress Center and
the La Zurriola beach, the famous La Concha beach and the Anoeta sports
complex. The Silken Amara Plaza, San Sebastian, has daring architecture:
the work of well-known architect Pena Ganchegui, has made it one of the
best-known buildings of the city.
Sebastian Tours by Dave Text
Sebastian Featured Hotels
Sebastian also known as Donostia-San Sebastian is the capital province
of Gipuzkoa in the basque country, Spain. Surrounded by beaches this place
is blessed with pristine beauty located on the Basque coast of northwest
Spain 20 km away from the French border. Strolling on the La Concha beach,
the most famous and usually packed in July and August with large number
of tourists is simply amazing. It is larger on the west side with an island
and boats in the bay. Those people who love sports and adventures this
place is heaven for them. La Zurriola is on the east of the old town and
river is very popular and mostly thronged by the tourists as it is a surf
beach were you can simply get in and ride the Atlantic waves and enjoy
the beach sports.
beach Ondarreta is also famous for surfing and adventure sports. If you
want you can go for hiking on the top of the mountain between the beaches.
Hire a kayak and try to measure the depth of the water and tryst with the
panoramic view. The province of Guipuzcoa is beautifully decorated with
the breathtaking green mountain landscapes which attract attention of one
and all. Going to this place and not visiting the museums and knowing its
past history would be something like things done half heartedly. The Dominican
monastery built in 16th century has remarkable collection of Basque artifacts
from prehistoric times. The museum of San Sebastian is worth seeing.
De San Juan Near San Sebastian, Pais Vasco, Spain
Carlos Blasco de Imaz is an Oceanographic museum takes you to the underwater
walkways and allows you to take glimpse of sharks, rays and other marine
creatures. It also boasts of huge collection of numerous marine creatures
kept in large tanks. The maritime museum shows the fascination of mankind
towards the sea since ages with historical displays of naval artifacts,
fishing gear and marine fossils.
Sebastian has long known for its style and very conscious of the image
formed since past gives way to the high-end shops with trendy boutiques
filled with something which is off-beat or way-out designer gear. The Basque
Cuisine is famous within Spain and San Sebastian is famous for its bar
and restaurants. Every bar in San Sebastian burst with delicate looking
Tapas which is usually enjoyed with a glass of wine or a small beer.
kalimotxo is a local drink made of 50% wine and 50% coca cola is very famous
among the youngsters. The food available here is varied, one can go for
Basque cuisine if not Chinese, German, Galician and Italian are also available.
Some people enjoy the freshest seafood served in San Sebastian.
Sebastian International Film Festival and International Jazz Festival are
some of the biggest event which attracts not only the tourists but also
the celebrities. There are some fine hotels here but not sufficient to
accommodate the influx of tourists especially in the months of July and
august to witness the unique candlelit ceremony, takes place to venerate
San Sebastian's devastating 1813 fire. So reservation in advance is essential.
Sebastian Featured Hotels