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THE BEACH

The Beach

Zarautz Beach is the largest in Gipuzkoa and its 2,500 metres make it a multidisciplinary space, with different aspects and people. Families, surfers and nature lovers come together at the same time on this stretch of sand, divided into three zones: the western end, frequented by families and bathers; a central part reserved for surfers and the dunes at the eastern end, which are the habitat for numerous species of flora and fauna.

The promenade is the perfect backdrop for this stretch of sand, and it contains sculptures by various artists and a children’s playground. The promenade runs along the whole of the town and extends to the neighbouring town of Getaria along a spectacular esplanade which never turns its back on the sea.

The painter Joaquín Sorolla captured it in his painting ‘Bajo el toldo’ (Under the awning), which is a portrait of his wife and daughter on ...
Zarautz Beach has witnessed the first attempts at surfing the waves of sportsmen who are now important figures in the surfing world, such as ...
The western end of Zarautz Beach, along side the golf course, has a much wilder appearance. Besides the intertidal area which ...

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