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Mundaka is a town in the province of Biscay, in the Basque Country of northern Spain. It is famous for its specific wave.

Mundaka general view


Parking is scarce around the inner city. Beware also that many parking slots are marked for residents only.

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

Take the A3515 line of Bizkaibus (Bilbao-Amorebieta/Etxano-Gernika-Bermeo) from Bilbao.

By car[edit]

It takes one hour by car to arrive in Mundaka from San Sebastian by highway A-8, which connects San Sebastian and Bilbao and BI-635 from Amorebieta.

By train[edit]

Mundaka is a stop on Euskotren's Bilbao-Bermeo railway line. There is a Euskotren train connection from Bilbao's Zappikaleak (Casco Viejo) station on line E4 departing every 30 minutes on weekdays & hourly at weekends with a journey time of around 75 minutes.

Get around[edit]


The port is located in the central part of the town with medieval fisherman houses facing the sea.

Mundaka port
  • 1 St. Mary's Church. The church with neo-gothic renaissance style was rebuilt in the XVI century after being destroyed in the war.
  • 2 Casino de Mundaka, Kepa Deunaren Kalea 1. 100-year-old building with view to the sea operated by the Mundaka fraternity society. The restaurant inside gets mixed reviews.


Mundaka is a world-renowned surf spot. One has to be careful considering the currents. If you don't know, ask the locals first at the nearby surf school. The wave can grow up to 4m and rise for 400m. The left wave is among the best of Europe.






Go next[edit]

  • San Sebastian -- Beautiful resort with bar counters full of tasty pintxos (tapas)
  • Bilbao - home of the famous Guggenheim Museum of Modern Art and other architectural masterpieces
  • Zarauz - nice beach, also famous for its surf
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