Islabe Conference Center is one of the many that exist in Spain and all over the world. It was opened thanks to the impulse and faith of Saint Josemaría Escriva de Balaguer (Founder of Opus Dei).He visited it and gave the necessary support to carry out this initiative. It started in 1966 thanks to the donations and effort of many people of the area.
The Conference Center hosts retreats, workshops, seminars, classes, conferences and other activities. All the activities are opened to people from all backgrounds, cultures and beliefs. The Spiritual activities offered at Islabe are entrusted to Opus Dei, a personal prelature of the Catholic Church, whose aim is to spread the search forsanctity in the midst of the world.
The wide variety of programs offered to men and women in any state of life: young people, families, professionals and clergy, are inspired to live christian virtues in their everyday professional and family lives.
Arminza Association is the responsible of the daily running of the activities and facilities the warm family atmosphere by looking after the services with great professionalism and efficacy.
Islabe Conference Center is situated about 10 km from Bilbao, close to Loui airport.