A Luxury Collection Destination, Spain
Perched on the Bay of Biscay, in the heart of Basque Country, lies San Sebastián, Spain’s renowned gastronomic capital. A relaxed metropolis, San Sebastián comfortably bridges old world and new with its world-class artwork, architectural marvels, vibrant cultural festivals, and modern design.
One of Europe’s premier jazz festivals, this musical celebration has been attracting world-famous musicians and music lovers to its performances for more than 50 years.
One of professional cycling’s most popular one-day European races, this mountain-focused ride not long after the Tour de France attracts some of the cycling world’s biggest names.
When the drums sound at midnight, a 24-hour celebration of the feast day of the city’s patron saint kicks off, filling the streets with parades, music, and festivities.
One of the world’s premier film festivals and the city’s largest, this festival has hosted major premieres – as well as an impressive lineup of award films, panels, and celebrities – for over 60 years.
It’s only appropriate that one of the world’s culinary capitals should be home to this three-day conference where Europe’s top chefs participate in lectures, master classes, activities, and more.
One of the city’s biggest celebrations is this weeklong festival centered around the Feast of the Virgin, held in conjunction with the International Fireworks Competition.
Sample the Guipuzcoa region’s culinary specialties, including txistorra and cider, at this traditional, city-wide, pre-Christmas fair that dates back to the 19th century.
The first film festival focused entirely on surfing, this now iconic event celebrates the intersection of two of San Sebastian’s favorite cultural pastimes.
Held at the magnificent Kursaal, this celebratory tango festival caters to enthusiasts through free classes and demonstrations, as well as musical and dance performances.
This cooking school within the hotel offers classes on the art of carving jamón Iberico and creating authentic Basque pintxos, and also offers guided epicurean tours throughout the region.
Our Belle Époque-meets-Art Deco cocktail bar attracts San Sebastian’s well-heeled sets to its craft cocktails, glamorous decor, breezy terrace, and portrait of one-time patron Bette Davis.
Magnificently styled to match its 1912 architecture and detailing, the hotel’s grand breakfast room truly represents San Sebastian’s history in both its cuisine and its aesthetic.
With panoramic views over the historic Victoria Eugenia Theatre, this elegant, old-world restaurant evokes Japan, Vietnam, and elsewhere in Asia in both its food and decor.
Dine on the city’s signature pintxos and cider as you explore the Old Town’s streets at night.
Discover the Basque Country’s epicurean traditions at our 500-square-foot culinary and wine center, which offers classes in everything from carving jamon Iberico to creating authentic pintxos to pairing wines.
Sip craft cocktails and mingle with San Sebastian’s cognoscenti at DRY Bar, our elegant Art Deco lounge and its breezy plaza-front terrace.
Stock up on regional Basque culinary specialties at the San Sebastian Gourmet Shop, our very own gourmet grocery, which sources delicacies from local artisans.
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