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Avenue Beau Rivage | Coté carrefour d'Hélianthe, 64200 Biarritz, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stroll along the front and depending on the tide and state of the sea enjoy watching the surfers or watching the waves put on a show. Le surfing provides the the food and drink stop.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank onthe2019
Reviewed 15 January 2019

This is the beach where most of the locals go to avoid the crowds at La Grande Plage - and its where many of the surfers and surf schools can be found. After recent renovations, the access is primarily pedestrian, but its a great walk...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Took me way too many years to get here but boy was it worth the wait. We hopped a bus in San Sebastián Spain (also part of Basque Country) and in an hour we were dropped off up the hill from the “Centre Ville”. After...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Wild and rugged coast line, the way it should be to get my attention. Bad weather, but not bad enough to make it even more interesting. Just a pity that the coastal road to Saint-Jean-de-Luz offers hardly any good views.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 1 September 2018

It is one of the many beaches for surfers in the French Basque Country but probably the most beautiful. The ocean is bringing its regular number of high waves and the view from the cliff above the beach is splendid. Take the opportunity to have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

It's a nice walk next to the sea. you should definately spend some time there to enjoy the view and may be watch the surfers.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

It is very nice to walk and look at sea and beaches below from the roadway / path. But at night with all the street and area lighting it looks surreal

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ciarrai2014
Reviewed 17 August 2018

a fantastic place to come and holiday - les halles, fois gras, surfing, shopping, sun, rain, waves and fireworks

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Phil S
Reviewed 17 August 2018

For walking, for surfing... not too good for swiming but excelent for families. One handicap: swimers only can acced to the water in a narrow area, surfers are the "owners" of the rest...

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Teralo
Reviewed 16 August 2018

You can walk along the coast of the Biarritz for about half mile or so, and everywhere is beautiful and dramatic. Amazing rock formations, surf, sunsets... beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
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12 August 2018|
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Response from SveinTheTraveller | Reviewed this property |
We have just been one week in Bordeaux and one week in Biarritz. If You have been in San Sebastian i will strongly recommend Bordeaux. In 1 or 2 days You might come around at most attractions in the city centre just by... More
27 July 2018|
Response from 263stephenf | Reviewed this property |
Hello Drive towards the lighthouse and you will find lots of free parking along the street. From there you can walk along the coast towards Biarritz. Don’t walk along the beach from the lighthouse if the tide is in as you... More
26 January 2018|
Response from yolamac |
Hot but the atlantic wind will cool you.