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little family beach

It is a nice small and clean beach, over crowded in summer, no motorboats allowed. The area offers... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
Edith H
Peaceful and scenic

A short hop from Bilbao city reachable by metro, it's worth a visit with a different perspective... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
Alex C
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“lovely beach”(3 reviews)
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“nice walk”(2 reviews)
Una autentica joya a 30 minutos de Bilbao. La opcion ideal es usar el metro y pasear por todo el pueblo hasta desembocar en el mar. Con suerte podra divisar el turista como practican y entrenan por el cauce del rio los deportistas. Ademas, el pueblo...more
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

It is a nice small and clean beach, over crowded in summer, no motorboats allowed. The area offers some parking and pretty walk by the river delta.

Thank Edith H
Reviewed April 24, 2018

A short hop from Bilbao city reachable by metro, it's worth a visit with a different perspective from the city scape.

1  Thank Alex C
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Wonderful to just take a walk. Watching the locals doing their thing and the city sights. Just relaxing.

Thank Carven75
Reviewed February 26, 2018

we visited on a mild but rainy day and the town was pretty much closed. However in the sun/ summer this little village has a fabulous beach and is at the end of the metro line out of Bilbao and well worth the 1.90 euro...More

1  Thank runhunt
Reviewed October 9, 2017

We arrived by metro train from Bilbao. What a beautiful area. The day waqs hot so we walked along the beach to small fishing harbour and the most amazing pub and tiny village with beautiful walled gardens. The little bar where we went was so...More

3  Thank davet876
Reviewed October 8, 2017

We had visited the transporter bridge (Vizcaya Bridge) and then walked to the Areeta metro to catch the train to Plentzia beach. Over the bridge, take a left and a 10-15 minute walk following the river you get to the beach. Lovely sandy beach shelving...More

1  Thank Horologist
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Glorious spread of fine yellow sand virtually without stones or shells. Offered surfing and sub-aqua but none of noisier water sports.

Thank 125geoffl
Reviewed August 11, 2017

We spent 3 days in Bilbao and went to the beach on one of the days and it was a great experience. The beach is in a lovely town Plentzia it has showers and plenty of space plus there are some lovely bars and restaurant...More

4  Thank Mark G
Reviewed August 8, 2017

One can take the metro from the city and it brings you within walking distance of this lovely beach. It is wide and the water is comfortable, also for little children. This way, one can have a lovely day at the beach while staying in...More

1  Thank Caroline V
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

Came to Plentzia to take a canoe trip on the river that ends at the beach. We parked one car in Plentzia and took another one upstream to the starting point. If its nice weather, be sure to be here before 10-10:30 to get a...More

2  Thank AllanLabRay
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