DECLARED BIOSPHERE RESERVE BY THE UNESCO AND LOCATED BETWEEN CAPE MATXITXAKO AND IZARO ISLAND, THIS IS ONE OF THE AREAS WITH THE LARGEST LANDSCAPE AND ECOLOGICAL DIVERSITY IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY.
Many species of migratory birds, such as the osprey or the Eurasian Spoonbill, find here their wintering site, taking shelter from our mild winter. Mundaka’s left breaking wave is internationally known, showing the roughness of our Cantabric Sea. This traditionally seafaring small village has narrow alleys and several crests on the façades of some buildings and today is a legend of surfing worldwide, where it is possible to rent or buy anything related to this sport.
When in the right side of the estuary, it is worth visiting the Oma Painted Forest, by painter and sculptor Agustín Ibarrola. It consists of a group of trees whose trunks have been painted and, when looking at them from different points and in different ways, they make different geometrical, human and animal shapes, turning this place into something almost magical.