In the metropolitan area of Bilbao, you will find the coastal municipality of Plencia. Plencia is a cozy town which was known for having one of the main ports of Biscay during the Middle Ages. Its ancient estuary was buried with sand and became a wonderful beach that is now a top summer destination. There are many activities such as surfing, horseback riding, canoeing, or hot-air balloon rides, which makes Plencia a fun destination for all. If you want to stay in this scenic area, here are some of our top recommendations for hotels and lodging.