WORLD CLASS FACILITIES
Located on the Basque Coast, bordering San Sebastian, Orio is a small fishing village of six thousand inhabitants and has a privileged natural environment. On one side, the Oria estuary merges with the sea next to the beach, and behind it, the green coastal mountains stand out; this is why Orio is said to be blue and green.
In the XVI. century the whalers were on their way to Terranova, from the port of Orio, nowadays, rowing club members go out to compete in regattas. Moreover, the balconies of the village are dressed in yellow to support the local group. Nowhere else can you breathe that passion for rowing.
«HOUSE OF ROWING»
Baptized with the name of Arraunetxe, the Rowing Technification Centre and Canoeing in Orio began to be built on the former Club’s headquarters of Orio Rowing built in 1983. After two years of work, it was finished to be built by the end of 2012. Nowadays there are world-class facilities prepared for rowing and canoeing high performance.
WOLRD CLASS FACILITIES
5.895 m 2 BUILDING
1000 m 2 GYM
• 25 rowing ergo-meters.
• 7 kayak ergometers
• 5 exercise bikes
• More than 40 machines for working the force.
• 6 fixed oars with an ENCODER for measure the power.
• 2 ENCODER to measure the power in any exercise.
Air-conditioned to be able to carry out the tests in the same environmental conditions.
• 4 Rowing calibrated ergometers.
• 2 Calibrated ergometers of canoeing.
• 4 Lactate analyzers Scout.
Contrasts hot-cold water.
• Cold water pool: 1,60 m
• Three heights Scottish shower.
8 stations of intermittent hypoxia-hyperoxia of the brand G02 Altitude.
Capacity: 10 athletes.
2.294 m2 in ground floor for storage
6 km navigable
Average width: 90 m
Salt water stuary
Orio is 1 metres above sea level. The climate in Orio is classified as warm and temperate. Precipitation can vary, with rainfall even during the driest month.
Average temperatures and precipitation
HOTEL & THALASSO VILLA ANTILLA 4*
Hotel Villa Antilla, whose architecture reminds us of a boat’s prow, was designed to be a privileged area for relaxation, wellness and enjoyment. The Hotel Villa Antilla is the only Hotel-Thalasso on the beach in the Guipuzkoa region.
Orio Kanpina offers an open and quiet space, a place to spend an unforgettable stay, in an enviable location next to the beach.
The Txurruka hostel is located on Oribazar beach in Orio. It has 112 beds, distributed in rooms for 4 or 12 people. The best option for the tightest budgets.
Distance from Orio: 97 Km
Journey duration: 1h 7 min
Distance from Orio: 183 Km
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Distance from Orio: 429 Km
Journey duration: 4h 17 min
“The training conditions were of very high quality in every way, due to the excellent facilities that the club has”
“Undoubtedly, the stay of the Uruguayan team at the Arraunetxe allowed us to take a leap in quality that we would like to be able to repeat in the future «
“Training in the water was essential for the rowers of Uruguay to win the Gold Medal in the quadruple scull”
“It is located in an ideal location for cross training with good roads and tracks for cycling and running”
“Impressed with the world class facilities that this boat club boasted”
“The facilities and hospitality offered by the club and town were brilliant”