San Sebastian Areas
It is one of the best and most quoted areas in San Sebastian, in this area lies the magnificent beach of Ondarreta, for some, the beast beach in town. Ondarreta beach area is known for being very animated and lively and is often considered an icon in which referes to autochthonous gastronomy. Only a few minutes away from this area is the center of the city´s old part, the aquarium, the museum of San Telmo and right by the funicular of mount Igeldo and the “Peine de los Vientos” with deceased Eduardo Chillida´s magnificent sculptures.
Here in the old part begins a tour of the most beautiful corners of the city enjoying the famous sculptures of deceased artist Eduardo Chillida. The waves guide us until we reach the beach of Ondarreta, walking through its gardens we arrive to the palace of Miramar where Queen Maria Cristina had her summer residence. The exit of this palace takes us to the beach of “La Concha”, taking a nice walk we pass by the aquarium, the old part and if we continue the walk we finally surround mount Urgull. It is an ideal place to verify the fury of the sea, continuing the circuit we get to Zurriola beach, very frequented by surfers. The end of the day can be passed in the bars of the area which are always very animated.
This is a romantic area by the sea in which you can confortably do your shopping have access to its gastronomy and enjoy its beaches and people.
It disposes of all the services you may need to use during your stay like public transportation, stores of any kind, restaurants, bars
A magnificent situation for your visit to San Sebastian. It is one of the most delightful areas in town. Living in the center of our city has numerous advantages because of the commercial centers, establishments dedicated to autochthonus gastronomy and the great beach of “La Concha”, one of our three beaches which is surrounded by the gardens of “Alderdi Eder” because of all this it is a very comfortable for your visit in San Sebastian.
Some of our apartments are situated in “Miraconcha” suburb which enjoys of beautiful views to the beach of “La Concha” and is located in the center.
Center Area is an organized area, where buildings and other constructions are perfectly integrated in the environment resulting all this in streets, avenues and walk areas.
The Old Part is only a few meters away and so are the “Kursaal” palace, the fishing port and the famous market of “San Martin” where apart of a supermarket you may also find clothing stores and typical gastronomic products which you can cook in our apartments.
The modern talasotherapy center “La Perla del Oceano” which was one of the most important resorts in the world, nowadays completely reformed and extended in October 2008 is in the beach of “La Concha”.
From this emplacement you can do all you shopping and have access to other one of the big attractions in San Sebastian, its exquisite gastronomy, full of specialties which seduce any palate.
This area unites all the services you may need during your stay in town such as bus lines, train station, restaurants…
One of the main attractions of the area of Gros is the beach of Zurriola, meeting point for surfers. The beach of Zurriola is the most open to the sea . There is a restrictedarea for bathers, and another one reserved for people who enjoy this sport.
Crossing the Kursaal Bridge, from the boulevard, we arrive to Gross Quarter. There we find the Palacio de Congresos and the Auditorium Kusaal, symbol of new architecture and new cultural centre of this city, designed by Rafael Moneo, and conceived as two rocksstranded in the sea. From here, the Paseo de la Zurriola borders the beach, ending in Punta del Mompas.
Considering that it is a district of San Sebastián, it is situated in the city centre, as you can reach the Old Part by crossing one of the two bridges that communicate Gros with the already named areas.
It is an area where you can shop, buy food or any other good.
In Gross you can taste one of the exquisite “pintxos”, traditional Basque dish. The bars in the Old Part of the city are the most famous, although in the last years many establishments in Gros have become significant competition. These delights in miniature, traditional or innovative, make bars irresistible.
Next to the apartment there are bus stops which will take you to any part of the city, even though going by foot around San Sebastián is surely a pleasant walk .
The area surrounding the apartment;
There are many activities that can be done by foot from this part of the city, as it is situated in an ideal place to reach any part of the city.
Within the Donostiarra atmosphere, we can visit the fishing harbour of San Sebastian, the Playa de la Concha or the Paseo Nuevo, from where you can contemplate sea waves crushing against the rocks with all their strength; followed by the Aquarium and the harbour with its typical restaurants.
A good chance to enjoy fish and seafood from the Cantabrian Sea.
By staying in this area, you will be next to the best area of bars and restaurants in the city, where you can enjoy its spectacular "pintxos", great traditional Basque dishes.
For a cultural visit the Victoria Eugenia Theater, recently refurbished, and Kusaal, where they thrive exhibitions, concerts,etc.
During the summer, there are boats which will take you on a 30 minute trip along the coast. Another option may be spending the day on the island of Santa Clara, where boats leave regularly every 15 minutes.
Next to La Playa de La Concha you can enjoy a good bubble bath of many different types in the magnificent Thalassotherapy Center of La Perla.
From this apartment, you can make your shoppings, access famous Basque gastronomy, enjoy its beaches and its people.
This area has all the services you may need during your stay in the city: bus lines that will take you to any part of the city, shops of all kinds, restaurants, etc.