The sea dominates life in Zarautz. The waves that break before the longest beach in Gipuzkoa are world-famous. Zarautz’s beach is a lure for surfers from across the globe – take a look around and you’ll see them, all year round!
Surfing first came to Zarautz in the 1960s and since then the sport has evolved, taking the town with it. Surfing is not just a sport in Zarautz. It’s a way of life. The surf vibe is everywhere in this town. Expert surfers, students, entire families... they all come here to practise or learn, and there are waves to be had all year round.
If you're a surfer, come and try our beach and waves for yourself. You won’t be disappointed. And if you're new to the sport, don’t worry. We’ll soon have you dancing on the waves. We won't lie: it’s not easy. That’s why the town is packed with surf schools to help you learn. Grab your surfboard and feel the power of the sea as you glide across the water. There’s nothing quite like it!