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Avant-garde gastronomy and stays in front of the Bay of Biscay

A unique setting

An unbeatable location overlooking the Bay of Biscay

10 minutes by car from downtown San Sebastian, AKELARRE Hotel offers a calm natural environment in an incomparable setting.

Looking out to sea, our bay windows and terraces offer stunning views of the Basque French coastline, Orio and Getaria harbors and the Biscay coastal cliffs. A breathtaking scenery that invites you to relax surrounded by nature.

San Sebastian, always in motion

A culinary capital that exudes culture and modernity

The proximity to the city center allows our guests to enjoy the myriad of charms of San Sebastian, one of the jewels of the Cantabrian coast for its innovative cuisine, the beauty of its beaches, the quality and diversity of its shopping and its wide cultural offer.

Regarding culinary tradition, San Sebastian is known worldwide for its famous pintxo routes through the historic center, its “sidrerias”(cider houses) and its haute cuisine restaurants, being the city with the highest per capita concentration of Michelin stars restaurants in the world.

San Sebastian boasts beaches of unmatched beauty, like La Concha – consistently voted the best beach in Europe -, La Zurriola – the place to go for surf lovers-, and peaceful Ondarreta.

As for its cultural offer, San Sebastián stands out for its well established International Film Festival, Jazz Festival and Musical Fortnight. It also hosts an emergent creative and artistic avant-garde impulsed by its appointment as european Capital of Culture in 2016 and the inauguration of Tabakalera (International Center for Contemporary Culture). The unique Basque Culinary Center, with its Faculty of Gastronomy and its Innovation Center. You can also enjoy the younger, cosmopolitan vibe of hip neighborhoods like Gros.


We are 10 minutes away by car from downtown San Sebastian, a city easily navigated on foot.

San Sebastian airport is just 25 minutes away by car, and the airports of Bilbao, Biarritz and Pamplona are 1 hour away.

We are 30 mins from…

Zarautz, Orio, Getaria, Zumaia and Hondarribia, charming coastal villages.

1 hour from…

Bilbao, Pamplona and Vitoria in Spain, as well as Biarritz and San Juan de Luz on the French-Basque coast.

How to find us

In order to facilitate your arrival at Akelarre, here are the details of how to get to our property:

When programming your GPS, try to ensure that the route always passes Ondarreta beach, avoiding faster routes along secondary roads and rural tracks with more demanding driving.
We recommend not avoiding toll booths as they guarantee the most direct accesses.
Below are the following reference routes:

From the west of San Sebastian (Bilbao Airport)
From the east of San Sebastian (Hondarribia Airport)
From the interior (Madrid)

Coordinates: 43.30795 – 2.04316

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