Luxury hotel holiday Hotel Villa Soro San Sebastian

In cosmopolitan San Sebastian, Hotel Villa Soro is a four-star gem situated in beautiful gardens within walking distance of the Old Town and Zurriola beach. The service is simple, yet the atmosphere is like that of a residential home, with 25 cosy guestrooms and a warm service. A country residence not far from the beach, in a city renowned for its gastronomy.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with British Airways London to Bilbao
  • Hire of a group A car for the duration of the holiday
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, car and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Villa Soro, San Sebastian

Villa Soro in San Sebastián is an exclusive 4-star boutique hotel in a fantastic location near the old town and the beach. Beautiful gardens and luxurious accommodation make this a truly relaxing and restorative retreat.

Facts in brief

Official star rating 4

Location The hotel is 15-minutes' walk to Zurriola beach

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Bilbao Airport

Distance from airport The hotel is just over 1-hour's drive from Bilbao Airport

Hotel facilities and services

2 Living Rooms, Bar, Summer Terrace, Gym, Parking, Beach Towels, Computer and Internet Station, Bicycle Hire, Laundry, Room Service, Airport Transfers, Free Parking, Concierge, WiFi.

Complimentary

Parking, Bicycles, Beach Towels, Minibar, Spanish and international newspapers, WiFi.

Out and about nearby

The Old Town, Beaches on the bay of La Concha, Mt Urgell, Michelin-starred restaurants. The French border is only 12 miles away.

Sports nearby

Walking, Trekking, Cycling, Water Sports.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Double room for 3 nights

From about

£860 low season

£1,290 high season

Holiday Code EXH1097

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Villa Soro, San Sebastian

Room descriptions

Hotel Villa Soro has 25 rooms with king or twin beds, air conditioning, flat screen TV, high speed internet access, complimentary minibar, hairdryer and safety box. Private balconies are available in some rooms.

Small Double Standard Room situated in the modern annexe building
Double Standard Room situated in the modern annexe building
Souterrain Junior Suite located in the villa basement, this is the largest room that can accommodate an extra bed.
Double Deluxe Villa ocated on the first and second floors of the classic main house
Double Deluxe Villa with terrace

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Double room for 3 nights

From about

£860 low season

£1,290 high season

Holiday Code EXH1097

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Villa Soro, San Sebastian

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to the Villa Soro, San Sebastian, Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Bilbao. Flights may be available from other UK airports with Easyjet and Jet2 for example. If you are combining this hotel with stays elsewhere, you may want to consider flying into one airport and out of another. We can arrange this for you. The hotel is about 1 hour 35 minutes’ drive from the airport and we recommend that we book for you either a private car transfer or a hire-car, depending on the itinerary.

Additional information

Minimum stays: A minimum stay of 3 nights applies during Behobia - San Sebastian (first or second weekend of November) and International Film Festival (September). A minimum stay of 2 nights on Fridays & Saturdays from 1 June to 30 September.

Children: Children under 2 stay free of charge with complimentary cot.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Double room for 3 nights

From about

£860 low season

£1,290 high season

Holiday Code EXH1097

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to Hotel Villa Soro, San Sebastian

Cultural highlights of Spanish Basque country

Bilbao's Guggenheim Museum, a Frank Gehry-designed landmark which transformed the city. The charming old town of San Sebastian, located between the beach and the river. Vitoria-Gasteiz, the capital of the Basque Country which is home to a mediaeval old town and two cathedrals. Guernica, a small town which was bombed during WWII and inspired a famous painting by Picasso. Fishing villages between Bilbao and San Sebastian including Bakio, Bermeo, Zumaia and Lekeitio, some of which are home to wonderful beaches and are also popular surf spots. Hondarribia, a historic town situated on the border with France. Pelota, a traditional ball game which is played throughout the region on a two-walled court. Numerous bars across the region which serve ‘pinchos’ (a Basque version of tapas), including those in Logroño. Wine-producing towns across La Rioja where visitors can enjoy cellar tours and wine tastings, which can also be enjoyed at the luxury vineyard hotels which we feature. Yuso and Suso Monasteries, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in La Rioja. The fortress city of Pamplona, renowned for the annual bull running festival.

Gastronomy of Spanish Basque country

The Basque Country is renowned for its varied and innovative cuisine, with numerous Michelin-starred restaurants found across the region. San Sebastian alone is home to eight Michelin-starred restaurants, two of which have been included within the top ten of Restaurant magazine's list of the world's 50 best restaurants. Wine is of course an incredibly important product, primarily in La Rioja which is known for its high-quality reds as well as a number of good white and rosé wines. A regional variation of tapas called ‘pinchos' can be found throughout the Basque Country and Navarre, frequently eaten as a snack in bars. Regional cooking varies according to location, with plenty of fresh fish and shellfish to be found along the coastline and a greater use of meat and game further inland. Local dishes include ‘Bacalao' (salt cod), ‘Marmitako' (fresh tuna stew), ‘Cordero al Chilindron' (spicy lamb stew) and ‘Txangurro relleno' (stuffed spider crabs).

Festivals in Spanish Basque country

19 to 20 January: San Sebastian Drum Festival, 29 June: Haro Wine Festival, 6 to 14 July: Los Sanfermines Bull Running Festival (Pamplona), July: San Sebastian Jazz Festival, 4 to 9 August: Festival of the Virgin Mary (Vitoria-Gasteiz), August: Bilbao's Big Week, September: San Sebastian International Film Festival, September: San Mateo Wine Festival (Logroño).

Climate in Spanish Basque country

The Basque Country's climate is generally quite mild and wet, although there is some variation between coastal and inland areas. The Basque coast experiences relatively high levels of rainfall, cold winters and warm summers where temperatures regularly reach 25 degrees, whilst some areas further south enjoy a Mediterranean climate, with hot summers and little rain.

Other holidays you might be interested in...