Turist coastline town located on the Basque province of Biscay. It has quite decent turist facilities and the population triples during the summer because it has a nice beach called Isuntza and another one on a neighbouring village called Karraspio. It has a traditional fishing port and every 5th of September an event that attracts a lot of people takes place on it called "Antzarrak".
The town became famous some decades ago when the Austro-Hungarian empress Zita chose Lekeitio as its residence. The elegant house where she used to lived nowadays has been converted into a four star hotel called "Hostal de la Emperatriz"