Urkiola Natural Park, Biscay - Northern Spain
Language: Spanish.

7 days Immersion from 15 - 21 July 2019
​(for both Certified Forest Bathing Guide and certified Forest Therapy Guide Trainings)
Forest Bathing Practice Ends: 21 October 2019

3 days - CPD Immersion of Forest Therapy from 18-20 October 2019
Forest Therapy Practice Ends: 20 January 2020

The Urkiola Natural Park occupies an area of 5,768 Ha. It is formed by the Aramotz-Eskubaratz mountain range, the Duranguesado mountains and the Aragio mountain range. The park is between the provinces of Vizcaya and Álava.

Urkiola in Euskera means place of birches. Located in the heart of Euskadi is surrounded by great mountains, legends and stories.

Thousands of years ago, the legend that walked around these places "Mari" the goddess or lady of the Amboto took care of the shepherds and their flocks. Here we are surrounded and accompany the Amboto, and other emblematic mountains. 

The Urkiola Sanctuary Hotel is located within the Urkiola Natural Park, at an altitude of 737 meters. In the term of Abadiño, and near the road that joins Gasteiz with Durango. The tranquillity, harmony and peace that is breathed in the surroundings, sneaks into their rooms.

Type of accommodation and costs:

- Quadruple rooms: 32.50 per night
- Double rooms: 42.50 per night
- Double rooms for single use: 85 per night

​Accommodation reservations are managed directly with the Santuario de Urkiola Hotel managers.
For reservations and practical questions please contact: Gaizka

Telefono: 946097013- 633040962

Full board: 30 € day (full board has a discount)
- Breakfast: 9 € day
- Lunch: 12 € day
- Dinner: 15 € day

Please let them know of any allergies or special requirements such as lactose or gluten free products.

The Hotel Sanctuary of Urkiola is located in Bº Urkiola 9, Abadiño in the province of Vizcaya.
Google maps:
The nearest airport is Bilbao airport.

By Car: 
The easiest way to get there is to take the local road BI-623 that connects Durango with Vitoria-Gasteiz..

By Bus: 
At the Termibus de Bilbao we find buses that take us to Urkiola.

For further explanations, please, contact with the accommodation manager.