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La hermosa playa de Bakio, situada en el municipio vizcaíno del mismo nombre, cuenta con un largo paseo que recorre toda la playa, desde es posible divisar un extraordinario paisaje costero. Además, al estar situado en pleno centro urbano de Bakio, dispone de toda clase de servicios y lugares de ocio en sus inmediaciones. Asimismo, ofrece al visitante la posibilidad de realizar deportes como el surf, el piragüismo o el voley playa. Cabe destacar también que esta playa ha sido merecedora de los certificados ISO 9001 e ISO 14001 de gestión ambiental, lo cual garantiza la calidad de este bello paraje.

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A: Eneperi Restaurant in Pais Basque

by Roberto Menendez, 2.1 km away

Eneperi Restaurant is located opposite Gaztelugatze. A church on top of a rock in the sea.The view ha...

Eneperi Restaurant in Pais Basque

B:

by Kepa Blanco, 2.3 km away

C: San Juan De Gaztekugatxe

by mikelmgm, 2.3 km away

San Juan De Gaztekugatxe

D: San Juan De Gaztelugatxe

by mikelmgm, 2.3 km away

San Juan De Gaztelugatxe

E:

by Kepa Blanco, 2.3 km away

F: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe - Bakio (Bizkaia)

by Jose Manuel Lanza Herrera, 2.3 km away

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe  - Bakio (Bizkaia)

G: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe - Baja Mar

by Jose Manuel Lanza Herrera, 2.3 km away

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe - Baja Mar

H: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe - (Bizkaia)

by Jose Manuel Lanza Herrera, 2.3 km away

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe - (Bizkaia)

I: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe - (Bakio-Bizkaia)

by Jose Manuel Lanza Herrera, 2.3 km away

San Juan de Gaztelugatxe - (Bakio-Bizkaia)

J: Night of San Juan in Gaztelugatxe

by Pablo de Lapatza, 2.4 km away

Hoguera de la noche de San Juan junto a San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, en Bakio

Night of San Juan in Gaztelugatxe

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