Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Zarautz, Spain - Updated 2023

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Its long beach and great sea conditions have made Zarautz a mecca for surfers and fans of the spectacular sport. Featuring some of the best and most varied surfing conditions in all of Spain, Zarautz appeals to both experts, those keen to take up the sport for the first time - and all manner of skills in between.

So, whether you are keen to simply watch the surfing masters at work during a major tournament, or wish to give it a go yourself, Zarautz is the perfect base from which to enjoy this sport. What’s more, there is much more to Zarautz than its admittedly impressive beach. History fans will be thrilled by a visit to the 16th century Palace of Narros, with its links to Queen Isabella II. And culture vultures will enjoy the town’s museums - the Photomuseum and the Art and History Museum. The town is also well placed for a visit to the city of San Sebastián - or Donostia in Basque - which is less than 10 miles away.

To make your trip more than perfect, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 Airbnb rentals around this beautiful city. So, read on and take your pick!

1. Holiday apartment (from USD 118)

Beach lovers may wish to give this property a go, as it is located just a short walk from Zarautz’s beautiful sands. Those who love the sound of the surf will be able to sleep with its gentle crashing echoing in their ears if they leave their windows open at night. But, despite being close to this popular coastal spot, this smart flat is quiet and even has access to a private garden area.

Ideal for small groups and families, this well-presented property can handle up to four guests in two bedrooms. Past guests have been very impressed, handing it a top rating for its location, and high scores for its cleanliness and value.

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Zarautz, Euskadi, Spain
14.94 km (9.3 mi) from Aquarium
375 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we arrived at zarautz on the camino and decided we'd like somewhere more comfortable than the hostel to stay
very comfortable to have a morning coffee in the little cafes along the beach on groundfloor of residence
great to have a shower below the flats to save on spreading sand everywhere
a beautiful apartment in a lovely town
very clean and cozy
very clean and tranquil
exceptionally clean with everything you need
miguel’s place is neat and clean
very clean space right next to the beach
miguel angel was a great host
what more can we ask for host very informative and helpful when we asked questions
lots of lovely bars and restaurants to choose from and friendly service everywhere we went
miguel angel was very helpful and made us feel welcome
miguel angel was a great host - made everything easy and very responsive
the location to everything in the village was ideal
great apartment in a perfect location
the location is perfect: right on the beach and close to the city center
good place to stay perfect location near beach
a wonderful apartment in a great beachside location
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2. Central room, 50 metres (164 feet) from the beach (from USD 47)

Another property that sits just metres from the beach at Zarautz, this private room is perfect for all manner of guests - from fans of the beach and couples to business travellers and those eager for a little surfing adventure. Its location also places it within convenient reach of a number of the town’s popular restaurants and bars. Naturally, its central location is also ideal for transport links to neighbouring areas, such as San Sebastián.

The private room itself is capable of sleeping up to three people, split between a bunk bed which has a double-bed at its base and a single on top - ideal for small families. There is also a desk space and a TV within the room. Past guests have raved about the warm welcome of the property’s hosts, as well as the excellent location, clean accommodation and value for money.

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Zarautz, Euskadi, Spain
15.38 km (9.6 mi) from Aquarium
248 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 3 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had bunk beds which i'm not a huge fan of but it was a nice stay
you will experience a nice flat with excellent wifi perfect location and comfortable sleeping
just stepsoutside the apartment are restaurants shops and a music plaza where there was great live music
the beds were firm and comfortable
it’s a family’s flat with two airbnb rooms and u feel like becoming part of it
everything was very clean
very clean and good kitchen
the place was extremely clean
the apartment was super clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and our room was very comfortable
the home owners were fantastic hosts
exellent hosts thank you for your help
jon and family were delightful hosts
jon and his lovely family are wonderful hosts
jon and his wife are great host
very good location with beach a few minutes walk away
good location easy to walk everywhere
great house in an awesome location very close to the beach
the location is perfect located in the center of the town and the beach is also quite near
neat basic room very close to the beach
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3. Penthouse - Pretty loft near centre/beach + garage (from USD 94)

This smart loft penthouse sits just five minutes from the beach next to the downtown area and boasts its own private parking space. This means it will appeal equally to those who wish to spend much of their time on the beach, as well as to those who wish to use a car to explore the wider area and the nearby hills.

It comes complete with its own fully-equipped kitchen - perfect for a quiet meal in - as well as washing machine and dishwasher, so those who plan on staying a while will always be smartly dressed. There is also WiFi, for those who wish to stay connected to the wider world during their stay - and upload those all-important beach photos on social media.

The property also houses a number of tourist guides for the wider area and, on those occasions when the weather fails to play ball, there is also a mix of books, table games and puzzles with which to while away a pleasant hour or two.

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Zarautz, Euskadi, Spain
15.68 km (9.8 mi) from Aquarium
289 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi connection was excellent
the apartment was beautifully decorated and well equipped for cooking and has a great coffee machine too
the apartment is very stylish well designed and cozy
when we visit zarautz again we would love to stay at rita’s apartment again and definitely recommend it:)
very clean and nice decorated
everything was very clean
the apartment was very clean and contained everything we needed
rita's place was a quiet clean and chic little retreat
it is cosy clean and cute
the hosts were also very responsive to my questions
rita is a wonderful and helpful host
lovely hosts with an eye for detail
the hosts picked us up by car from the busstop which was a very friendly and kind welcome
rita was very helpful and quick to respond
great location - very close to beach and town
well located very well equipped small loft in great location
a perfect location in the beautiful basque country
very romantic penthouse in an ideal location - quiet but close to downtown and the beach
great location with easy access to everything in town and the beach
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4. Cosy attic 200 metres (656.2 feet) from the beach (from USD 148)

This flat offers the best of both worlds when it comes to the Basque Country’s beautiful landscape. As with many properties on this list, it is located close to the beach - in this case just 200 metres (656.2 feet) distant - but its large balcony also offers views of the mountains. Indeed, those looking for a romantic spot from which to wine and dine their significant other will enjoy the balcony’s outside table - perfect for a little al fresco dining magic.

This smart and comfortable flat is also well-placed for the local train station and has its own parking area - so you’re sorted whichever way you plan to travel during your trip. And, those looking to enjoy a little surfing will also be impressed by the discounts offered to guests for private lessons and rentals at the Shelter Surf Eskola.

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Zarautz, Euskadi, Spain
14.91 km (9.3 mi) from Aquarium
133 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we enjoyed especially the breakfast on the balcony in the morning with the view over the mountains
the apartment was absolutely beautiful with all the amenities you could want
karmele’s attic apartment was perfect for our needs; the photos don’t do it justice
we were there with our little son of 8 months and the apartment was perfect for us
as in your apartment there is everything necessary for a comfortable and pleasant life
very clean and had everything we needed
clean apartment and great location
the appartment is really clean and fully equipped
it had literally everything i could have needed and was spotlessly clean and tidy
well equipped very clean and lots of storage space
she was more than helpful and very kind too
karmele is a really nice host who welcomed us and was always there when we had any questions
special thanks to the hosts for their cordial late reception on arrival and parking in the garage
karmele was a fantastic host and the apartment is great
karmele was very hospital and helpful
the location was great nearby to a fantastic bakery and close to the train station
it was perfectly located so i could walk to the beach and the old town
karmele has a lovely apartment in a great location for visiting the basque country
everything is pretty close to karmeles places
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5. New apartment 100 metres (328.1 feet) from the beach (from USD 96)

This is another highly-rated flat with a balcony, offering great views out across the town. What’s more, it is centrally located and sits only 100 metres (328.1 feet) from the beach. And, even though it is on one of the upper floors, it can be accessed by elevator/lift - ensuring that whatever the age of your group, they will have no problem getting to and from the accommodation.

The flat itself has one bedroom with a double bed, offering accommodation for two people, but the number of guests that can stay in the flat is double that - the living room sofa folds out to become a second double bed if needed. The fully-equipped kitchen means you’ll be able to cook your own meals to enjoy from the balcony but, if you’d prefer to sample the local cuisine rather than slave over a stove when you’re meant to be relaxing, the central location provides plenty of easy to reach options for eating out.

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Zarautz, Euskadi, Spain
14.96 km (9.3 mi) from Aquarium
68 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice apartment with lovely view from the balcony
great apartment with nice balcony and lots of room
even better than it looks in the photos lovely view from the apartment across the mountains
the appartment is amazing nice view with a balcony very clean high quality of furniture shower etc
the place was really clean quiet and beautiful
the apartment is bright clean and comfortable
the home is very clean stylishly decorated great shower and comfortable bed
very welcoming hosts who made sure we had everything we needed
juan carlos and his wife were very nice and helpful too
hosts are very responsive and accommodating so we definitely would recommend this stay
juan carlos and his wife were very helpful and very accommodating with us
also family very helpful and every facility in the apartment
great location : you have everything within a few steps
the location is perfect beach and old town within walking distance
excellent location 2 blocks from the beach
amazing house located very close to the beach and super comfortable
it is a beautiful apartment with a super location juan carlos received us very well
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6. Apartment 100 metres (328.1 feet) from the beach (from USD 233)

Perfect for groups or large families, this well-placed flat can accommodate up to six guests and features no fewer than three bedrooms. Located just 100 metres (328.1 feet) from the beautiful beach, within the Sanz Enea residential complex, the flat is modern and smartly decorated.

The attractive interior decor has also won many fans among past guests, as has the property’s balconies and the views they afford. Its location, close to local amenities, is also a big plus and the private parking is ideal for those who intend to bring a car with them on their travels.

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Zarautz, Basque Country, Spain
14.91 km (9.3 mi) from Aquarium
57 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is wonderfully spacious and very well specified bright airy with great views to the hills
beautiful apartment lovely balconies one block from the fabulous zarautz beach
they had a list and map of suggested restaurants and markets in the apartment which was helpful
the apartment worked very well for our family very light design and good beds
we love the aterian apartments and would recommend them to anyone
was sparkling clean as well
flat was very clean was realy nice
the place was very clean and modern
the apartment was clean and very comfortable
the apartment was very clean attractive and modern
the booking and communications with the host was friendly and efficient
hosts were there to greet us right on time
our host amaia was very responsive and helped make our short stay in zarautz even better
the communication with the hosts was always uncomplicated and they answered really fast and friendly
aberri was very accommodating friendly and have great knowledge of the area which was very helpful
beautiful apartment on a great location
wonderful place close to the beach and with a parking lot in the basement
very easy checkin/out close to the beach shops and restaurants
can recommend if you like to stay close to the beach and have plenty of space
very close to the old part of town to look at some lovely shops
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7. Double room close to the beach

This double room is located in a flat to the west of the town but is still located within a short walk of the beach and other central attractions. Past guests were impressed by the cleanliness of the accommodation, giving it a top rating. It also scored highly for value and location. The WiFi connection will help you stay connected with friends while on your vacation.

The flat also enjoys good views of Zarautz, thanks to its location on an upper floor, although an absence of elevator means those who struggle with stairs should be aware of this when booking.

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Zarautz, Euskadi, Spain
15.81 km (9.9 mi) from Aquarium
161 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a very quiet room with wonderful views of the mountains and a super comfy bed
the place has a beautiful view of the city the room was spotless and the space was very nice
amazing view of the town and the beach cozy place with a very welcoming atmosphere; spotless clean
clean bathroom and kitchen quick communication
the airbnb was clean and cozy
it is very clean and modern
mia's place was very clean and nice
thanks for the super clean and cosy place
mia was a very kind host
she was absolutely lovely (we did not meet the listing host herself
mia is a wonderful host she pointed us to places gave tips etc
mia and her family were very kind and helpful during our stay
the host's mother was at the apartment and patiently explained everything to us despite our very poor spanish
good location parking could be challenging nice host
it was possible to park our by the house for free as well
good place to stay some nights its close to the beach and there is a amazing view
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8. Apartment in the centre

This flat is perfect for families and small groups and its two bedrooms are capable of sleeping up to five guests across three beds. It is also very well placed near the town centre and the beach, which are only 150 metres (492.1 feet) away.

The flat itself is fully-equipped with a kitchen/dining area and living room with television - but, if you’d prefer to sample the local food culture rather than spend your downtime inside the flat, there are plenty of restaurants and bars within close reach. Indeed, past guests were very impressed with the location.

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Zarautz, Basque Country, Spain
15.15 km (9.5 mi) from Aquarium
151 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very expensive - for the same money we had great apartments in for example bilbao
very clean and well equipped
very clean and modern with comfy beds
other than that the place was clean and the beds comfortable
everything was sparkling clean while the accommodation includes everything you need
all really nice and clean - just 100m from the beach and spot in the center
yolanda was the perfect host
the host is very attentive kind and available to accommodate guest requests
place is really cosy and amazing and she was really helpful as we had a late checkin
very comfy good location flat
this is a perfect location for exploring zarautz
i would recommend this location
great apartment and great location
this place is great lovely location super close to the beach
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9. Private room in the centre of Zarautz

If you want the inside track on where to learn to surf, then a stay at this private room in the centre of Zarautz may be perfect for you. The owner’s brother actually runs a surfing school business in nearby Donibane Plaza.

The room itself has a double bed, a number of shelves and a wardrobe for storage of personal belongings. It is also well-placed for the town’s restaurants.

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15.5 km (9.7 mi) from Aquarium
45 reviews  
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

10. Lovely house with garden 50 metres (164 feet) from sea

Those looking for a quiet oasis of calm while still being close to Zarautz’s beach and town centre attractions will be well-catered for by this property. A private room/cottage in a house just 50 metres (164 feet) from the beach, the property has a private garden as well as its own entrance - perfect for coming and going as you see fit.

Its clever layout means that the cosy space has room to sleep up to three people - two in a ‘loft’ double bed and one on a sofa bed - as well a small kitchenette facility for those looking to make some of their own meals. Its cleanliness and location are top-rated by past guests.

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14.47 km (9.0 mi) from Aquarium
82 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the outside shower a complete delight in hawaiian style
the best part however is the outside shower
the outside shower is great very comfortable with a separate restroom inside the casita
their cottage is tinny but cosy and clean
christian and ane had been a very nice host
christian an ane are good hosts
christian was so kind and helpful
and the owners are very nice and helpful people
hosts are very kind indeed
the location is superb
fantastic location just a few steps from the mighty ocean
wonderful small house close to the beach
perfect location right next to the beach
awesome place with a great location
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A great range of choices to suit all budgets and group sizes

With so many fantastic accommodation options within easy reach of Zarautz’s beach, you’ll be enjoying the sand, sea and surf in next to no time.

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