Popular Lettings in San Sebastian
Highlights in San Sebastian
- World famous beaches
- Glorious monuments
- Enchanting islands
- Family fun
Most popular in San Sebastian
Prices and availability
Holiday rentals and lettings in San Sebastian
Do you fancy a holiday in Spain along the Basque coast? Then San Sebastian is the perfect destination for you with its elegant holiday lettings close to the beach, while others have a seafront view. Most holiday rentals are in the old town close to the scenic Concha beach. Others are adjacent to the Miramar Palace and the graceful Ondarreta beach. The properties in the city centre offer exquisite facilities close to major shopping centres while the secluded country houses offer privacy and plenty of natural space.Holiday rentals for all types of guests
San Sebastian boasts of exquisite holiday rentals that are both spacious and luxurious. They include rooms and houses for two though some are large enough to accommodate seven people. Most of the rooms are premium though there are also modest, fully equipped homes for low budget travellers. The deluxe rooms feature balconies, elegant interior designs, and decor. The structures feature both modern and traditional styles though most of them are made of stone and wood. A good number of them have large compounds and expansive gardens with lush green lawns where pets and children can play.
Holidays in San Sebastian
The area and getting around
San Sebastian is a quaint small town in the Basque region characterised by warm Mediterranean weather that welcomes visitors throughout the year. It has an extensive curved coastline with enchanting beauty. The highlight of the city is the breathtaking Bay of Concha, which is one of the most sought after beach resorts in Spain. Other attractions include the Royal Palace with its delightful gardens. The city is pedestrian-friendly with plenty of open spaces and wild vegetation inviting people to take a leisurely walk down the streets or through the trails. It has vast stretches of sandy beaches and rich architectural monuments that make it an essential destination for visitors to the Basque region.Head for the Old Town
The Old Town is a popular tourist attraction due to its classical buildings and famous landmarks. The attractions include the Plaza de la Constitucion which used to host bullfights while residents watched the action from their balconies. Another sight to behold is the Iglesia de San Vicente which is the city's oldest church designed in Gothic style. Visitors marvel at its carved retablo and colourful murals. Visitors can join in the local pastime of searching for Basque tapas along the cobblestone streets.
Travellers and activities
Watersports enthusiasts can head for Playa de la Zurriola otherwise known as surfers' beach due to its popularity with professional surfers from around the country. It hosts several international surfing events with competitors trying to manoeuvre the intense waves during tournaments. Visitors also play other sports including beach volleyball, tennis, and football. You can also sit on the benches along the promenade and enjoy breathtaking views of the Mediterranean.San Sebastian for families
Families can board the ferry for a trip around the coast including visits to the Isla de Santa Clara. The tiny island is classified as a Historical National Interest Site. Take a leisurely walk around enjoying the scenic landscape and climb the lighthouse to get a different perspective of the city. Later on, bathe in the several natural pools on the island before catching the ferry on its way back. Visit Monte Igueldo by following the path at Playa de Ondarreta. Families can either hike the hill or ride the tram to enjoy the sensational panoramic views of the city and the sea. Take your children to the amusement park where they enjoy rollercoaster rides and other fun activities. Adults climb the observatory tower for a stunning view of the Bay of Concha and the Basque countryside.
La Concha is listed as the most exquisite city beach in Europe and attracts millions of visitors annually.
Top 5 travel tips in San Sebastian
The picturesque Bay of Concha is the most attractive beach resort in San Sebastian with a wide shoreline and an expansive beach. The gentle waves allow for sunbathing, safe swimming, and other watersports.2. Visit Museo de San Telmo
The Museo de San Telmo showcases the rich Basque culture and features a diverse collection of paintings, sculptures, and historical artefacts including medieval weapons. The exhibitions include works by renowned artists such as El Greco as well as those of locals.3. Brush with the royalty
The Miramar Royal Palace is a fitting holiday home for the Spanish royal family and features graceful stone buildings with manicured lawns and gardens. Notable features include the octagonal tower and the coat of arms on the walls.4. Bow at the Basilica
Visit the magnificent Basilica de Santa Maria del Coro at the base of Monte Urgull and marvel at its exquisite architecture embellished with intricate carvings. It enchants tourists with its remarkable Churrigueresco façade and statue of Saint Sebastian at the entrance.5. A breath of fresh air
Head for the Parque de Aiete for a view of the manicured park featuring graceful artificial ponds, caves, and roaring waterfalls. It is a worthwhile distraction from the coastal landscape and showcases hundreds of native trees and shrubs flourishing in a pristine garden.
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in San Sebastian
Based on our data, San Sebastian has an average price of £221.92 per night, which is a relatively high one under the cities in Spain.When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in San Sebastian?
If you want to save the maximum amount during your visit to San Sebastian, pack your bags and travel there in March (£146.8 per night on average), February (£160.6), or January (£187.83) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday letting in San Sebastian?
When it comes to renting a holiday letting in San Sebastian, the highest prices are usually seen in the month of August (with an average of £327.44 per night), followed by July (£302.87), and September (£267.24).Do I need to plan a trip to San Sebastian well in advance?
It's worthwhile to be proactive in San Sebastian as only 43% of the properties are free, according to our 2019 data.What time of the year can I find more available holiday rentals?
May, June, and January are, in order of highest to lowest, the months that present the the largest number of accommodations free, with respective average availability figures of 59.5%, 58.2% and 57.5%.When are fewer lettings available?
The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 13.8% of properties were available on average in 2019). Followed by September (15.5%), and October (27.25%).How many holiday lettings does Holidu have in San Sebastian?
We have grouped together the properties from 12 different partners in San Sebastian, so we can provide you with around 1100 properties. You're going to have a hard time deciding which one to go with!