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.
Casa Rural Ekoigoa is set in the heart of the Basque countryside, by the Urola River. There is free Wi-Fi and free parking and Zumaia Beach is just 4.3 miles away. This rustic house offers a choice between apartments and rooms. It also features a balcony with views of the surrounding area. Casa Ekoigoa is a short walk from the centre of the village of Aizarnazábal. The house is surrounded by fields and also has a garden with fruit trees and a vegetable garden. Bilbao and San Sebastian are a short drive away. The local area is famous for its prehistoric caves. There are also many walking and cycling routes nearby. Zarauz and Getaria beaches are 4.3 miles away. The apartments come with full kitchens. Guests staying in rooms can make use of the communal kitchen, available at an extra cost.
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.
Zumalabe Hotel is set in the Basque fishing village of Mutriku. This small hotel offers simple, elegant rooms with free Wi-Fi, minibar and wonderful views of the port and sea. Rooms at Hotel Zumalabe have either a private balcony or large windows, with lots of natural light. They all include a plasma TV, climate control and a bathroom with hairdryer. Set on the Bay of Biscay, Mutriku is less than a one hour drive from Vitoria, Bilbao and San Sebastian. Free private parking is available at the hotel. Mutriku has various restaurants, serving local dishes such as fish stew and monkfish. The village is also famous for its canned tuna and anchovies.
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.
Wonderfully rustic and with a beautiful rural position 1.2 miles from the Basque coastline and within easy reach of San Sebastian. This hotel has a charming restaurant and spacious bedrooms with balconies. From your Kanala bedroom, enjoy views toward the sea or mountains from the comfort of your private balcony or terrace. Admire the decor of the Kanala Hotel which is harmony with the Basque Country's tradition and its rural setting. Keep up-to-date and email friends on the free internet connection. Make a day trip to the seaside or to the fine city of Bilbao. Return to the Kanala for a tasty meal in the restaurant-brassiere with a delightfully informal atmosphere.
Enjoy your visit to Zestoa with a stay at Gran Hotel Balneario de Cestona. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant and visit the spa to be pampered with massages, facials, or body treatments. An indoor pool, a terrace, and a garden are other highlights at this Belle Époque hotel.
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.