The beach is located in the Concha bay and many times it is referred to as the most beautiful city beach of Europe.

The beach, affectionately called “La Concha” by the local citizens, is perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and paddling, due to its extensive size. Since the bay is surrounded by mountains, it also perfectly protected against the wind and high waves.

La Concha belongs to the best city beaches around the whole world (the second best city beach according to Travel and Leisure Magazine). The “Donostiarras” or the citizens of “Donostia”, which is the Basque name for San Sebastián, surely are lucky people. In this article we provide you with some advice and information about the bay and we want to make sure you will enjoy your San Sebastián holidays to the fullest.