Playa Santiago

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Where is Santiago Beach

Overview Santiago Beach

A sandy beach located to the east of the mouth of the Urola estuary. It belongs to the municipalities of Getaria and Zumaia.

General characteristics Santiago Beach

  • The beach is about 250 metres long
  • Average width of the beach: 300 metres
    Width variation: a lot
  • The beach is usually very busy
  • There is no promenade next to the beach.
  • What is the type of sand on this beach like: golden
  • It is a non-nudist beach
    (Check with your local tourist office or town hall as each beach may have its own specific regulation)
  • Is there a tourist information office on or near the beach? no

Security features Santiago Beach

  • In Santiago there are usually moderate swell conditions.
  • On this beach there is usually a lifeguard/rescue service.
    Ask at the tourist office or nearest town hall if you need to check when it is operational.
  • The beach has danger/safety signage.
  • Nearest hospital:

    Hospital de Donostia
    Pº Doctor Begiristain, 115 (Donostia-San Sebastián)

    Indicative distance to the hospital from the beach: 35 km.

    (Source: Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge [July 2020])
    (Check with the nearest tourist office or the town hall of the municipality to which Santiago Beach belongs to confirm the information)

Accessibility features Santiago Beach

  • Access to the beach: easy walking / car.
  • The beach does NOT include access facilities for people with reduced mobility.
  • Access to the beach is signposted
  • Parking facilities: Yes

    Indicative capacity of the car park: less than 50 spaces

    What type of security/surveillance does the car park have?: No surveillance

  • Nearest road to the beach: N-634
  • You can get to the beach by bus
    Type of bus / additional info: Intercity (Euskotren stop 1 km away; Lurraldebus UK01 stop 1 km away)
    Ask at the tourist office or nearest town hall to confirm routes and dates of operation.
  • Access to the beach: easy walking / car.
  • The beach does NOT include access facilities for people with reduced mobility.
  • Access to the beach is signposted
  • Parking facilities: Yes

    Indicative capacity of the car park: less than 50 spaces

    What type of security/surveillance does the car park have?: No surveillance

  • Nearest road to the beach: N-634
  • You can get to the beach by bus
    Type of bus / additional info: Intercity (Euskotren stop 1 km away; Lurraldebus UK01 stop 1 km away)
    Ask at the tourist office or nearest town hall to confirm routes and dates of operation.

Nature around

  • Is there interesting vegetation on or near the beach?
  • Where is the vegetation found (type, etc.)?
    On the beach
  • Is this beach part of a protected natural area? yes
    SCI of the Urola estuary
  • What is the coastline (coastal façade) on which the beach is located like?
    Dunes / Wetland / Mountain
  • Have any conditioning works or modifications been carried out on the beach recently? yes
    Removal of invasive plants, dune regeneration, etc. / Do you have ramps?

Disclaimer

IMPORTANT: We try to make the information about Santiago Beach as accurate as possible. The data are based on information provided by the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Government of Spain). Last update: July 2020. In any case, if you see any errors, please let us know through the contact form.

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(Distancias orientativas en línea recta)

Inpernupe – 0.4 km
Orruaga (Orrua) – 0.6 km
Itzurun – 1.1 km
Algorri – 1.6 km
Gaztetape – 3.4 km