Pros: The food was sublime, the menagerie of farm animals charming, family staff really terrific.
Cons: It was a little hard to find. Not clear that it is outside the town.
Casa Rural Jesuskoa is 1.9 miles from Zumaia, on the Basque coast, just off the E70 Cantabrian motorway. This family-run hotel has a gym, a large garden and free Wi-Fi. The Jesuskoa has a charming rustic style with stone walls, wooden beams and large fireplaces. All rooms have heating, private bathroom and TV. The Jesuskoa Casa Rural has a small restaurant where you can enjoy a buffet breakfast in the morning. It also offers dinners using home-grown organic produce, subject to prior arrangement. Apart from enjoying the on-site animals children have a play area in the garden. There is also a barbecue area. Guests can also take part in agricultural tasks. Free on-site parking is also offered.
Landarte is a bed and breakfast located in Zumaia, 2,297 feet from the town centre and the marina. Free Wi-Fi access is available. A daily breakfast is available, consisting of homemade bread, fresh orange juice, cake and eggs. Tea, chocolate & coffee is also available. Set in a natural setting, Landarte offers sea views from its public areas, which include a library and a lounge with boardgames. Its rooms have heating and a private bathroom with shower and hairdryer. Some rooms have a balcony. This B&B is 18 minutes' drive from Zarautz. San Sebastián is 21.7 miles away. The property offers free parking.
Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Hotel Arbe. You can unwind with a drink at the bar/lounge and the sauna makes for a relaxing end to the day. There's an outdoor pool and a poolside bar, and rooms at this boutique hotel offer balconies and minibars.
Talasoterapia Zelai is set on the beachfront in Zumaia. It is features a thalassotherapy centre, an indoor pool, free Wi-Fi and a restaurant. The rooms in the Talasoterapia Zelai have simple, minimalist décor and some offer sea views. All have a full bathroom, flat-screen TV, air conditioning and heating. The bathroom has a bathrobe and a hairdryer. A huge range of treatments are offered. There is a large indoor pool, a seawater pool, swan-neck showers, water jets, Turkish baths and hot tubs. The glass-walled restaurant has spectacular views of the sea and cliffs. The hotel also offers a bar and café, TV room and gardens with view of the sea cliffs. Talasoterapia Zelai is just a few metres from the sea, and close to some of the Basque Country’s best beaches. The town of Zumaia can be found just 12.4 miles from San Sebastián.
Aisia Deba is a great choice for a stay in Deba. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and visit the spa to be pampered with massages, body wraps, or body treatments. A bar/lounge and a health club are other highlights, and rooms offer balconies and minibars.