There’s just something so fun about sitting outside on a nice terrace enjoying drinks.
And when you’re in a city as beautiful as San Sebastian, it becomes a must-have experience! There are plenty of beautiful terraces in San Sebastian where good drinks and good vibes are aplenty. We’ve narrowed it down to this list of our favorites, which all feature their own unique atmosphere and crowd.
A fun social space that’s part of the A Room in the City hostel, Convent Garden brings together locals and visitors alike at one of the most picturesque terraces in San Sebastian. Their beautiful outdoor patio, open until October 31, offers great drinks and food in an even better ambiance. The fun, vibrant environment hosts plenty of events throughout the summer, from flea markets to workshops to concerts, so there’s always something going on. Come order a drink and enjoy the music and good vibes!
Address: Manterola Kalea, 15
What could be better than enjoying drinks and food at one of the most luxurious spaces in San Sebastian? Doing so with a wide-open view of La Concha Bay! The spa La Perla has made a name for itself as the pinnacle of R&R here in San Sebastian, and their chic terrace is no different. Serving traditional Basque dishes with a contemporary touch, they provide a calm, relaxing environment where you can enjoy the views of the sea while you eat and drink. There’s no better place to spend a sunny afternoon!
Address: Kontxa Pasealekua, s/n
Without a doubt, GU is one of the best places to spend a chic evening enjoying great drinks with even better company. With a trendy and modern terrace overlooking the bay, it’s a place where people from all walks of life come together to enjoy great cocktails, incredible music and a fun ambiance. You’ll feel like you’re experiencing a glamorous scene from a movie as you enjoy one of the most upscale terraces in San Sebastian. Be sure to stick around after the jaw-dropping sunset to enjoy the music from their resident DJs and dance until dawn.
Address: De Alderdi Eder Parkea, 1
Bokado San Telmo
The San Telmo Museum is so much more than one of San Sebastian’s most fascinating cultural experiences. It’s also home to the Bokado restaurant and bar, which features one of the best terraces in San Sebastian. With a perfect location right in the middle of the Old Town, their calm, peaceful terrace makes for a lovely place to enjoy a drink or some pintxos after visiting the museum or walking around town. Come here on a nice, sunny day to escape the busy city streets and relax!
Address: Plaza Zuloaga, s/nWant our insider’s guide to eating in San Sebastian? Just add your email address in the form below!
Life is too short to speak one language and stay in one place. In 2015, this philosophy took her from familiar Ohio to sunny southern Spain. Usually drinking tinto de verano, reading Lorca, or attempting to dance flamenco (not all at once). Follow her blog, Viatic Couture, for more.