Beach of La Concha

beach in Donostia-San Sebastian, Basque Country

The Beach of La Concha (Basque: Kontxa Hondartza, Spanish: Playa de La Concha) is a beach in the Bay of La Concha (Shell Bay, in Spanish, named for its shape) in San Sebastián, Basque Country. It is one of the most famous urban beaches in Europe.

Donostia-San Sebastian

The beach is sandy. The sand doesn't go very deep. The tide going in and out changes the amount of area that can be used. By the beach there is a long walkway.[1] The beach is known as an urban beach in wide use.

"The Concha stretches out for a kilometre and a half, with the accent on elegance and delightful city views."[2]



  1. "La Concha Beach, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain -". Fine Traveling.
  2. "Let's go to the beach - San Sebastian Tourism".

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Coordinates: 43°19′03″N 1°59′12″W / 43.31750°N 1.98667°W / 43.31750; -1.98667