Biarritz

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Biarritz featuring a beach
Biarritz combines the architectural charm of a 1900s seaside town, the energy of abundant Atlantic waves and colourful arts and crafts.

Surfers flock to Biarritz's four miles of beaches looking to catch the wave that will give them a thrilling ride. You'll certainly be equally thrilled watching from afar as young people dance on the ocean waves.

Biarritz is a city that is full of energy, which comes as much from the sporting passion of surfing as from Basque pelota and rugby. Also remarkable is the energy put into promoting Basque natural and craft heritage.

After a day relaxing on the Grande Plage (unless you prefer the quieter Miramar Beach, surrounded by steep rock faces), make time to look at the Villa Eugénie and other superb seafront residences. Their exuberant architecture is just like the city, heavily influenced by the Napoleonic era, but livened up by 1920s art deco flourishes.

Here too the blend of styles is as interesting as it is pleasing it's also the wholly distinctive identity of Biarritz that you'll find along these avenues, where no fewer than 230 listed villas try to outdo each other with their quaint but so typical beauty.

Fishing enthusiasts, families with children and walkers will certainly visit Marion lake, then Mouriscot lake, a 110-hectare protected natural area, part of which is open to the public.

Fancy a quick shopping break? In Biarritz, you can shop till you drop: natural Mauléon fabric espadrilles, linen tablecloths and napkins in the colours of the seven Basque provinces, artisan-made knives (ideal for cutting yourself a slice of Espelette pepper salami). All authentic souvenirs of a busy holiday!

Situated in the heart of the western Pyrenees, Biarritz has an airport and can be reached by TGV or TER train. It can also be reached via the A63 and A64 motorways. Count on Expedia to take care of every aspect of your trip: transport, accommodation and car rental. Hurry, the Basque Country awaits with open arms!

Hotel le Windsor Grande Plage Biarritz
Hotel le Windsor Grande Plage Biarritz
4 out of 5
11 avenue Edouard VII, Biarritz, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, 64200
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £140 per night from 11 Sep to 12 Sep
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Biarritz. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (515 reviews)
"The Windsor is a perfect location for the beach. Room size is very Euro/French size. Breakfast is great. No other major amenities like a pool or workout facility. Staff is extremely nice."

Reviewed on 10 Aug 2022

Hotel le Windsor Grande Plage Biarritz
Radisson Blu Hotel, Biarritz
Radisson Blu Hotel, Biarritz
4 out of 5
1 Carrefour Helianthe, Biarritz, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, 64200
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £162 per night from 11 Sep to 12 Sep
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Biarritz. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and 2 restaurants. Our guests praise the pool and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (628 reviews)
"Good central location. Lovely hotel"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2022

Radisson Blu Hotel, Biarritz
Sofitel Biarritz Le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa
Sofitel Biarritz Le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa
5 out of 5
13 Rue Louison Bobet, Biarritz, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, 64200
Fully refundable
The price is £171 per night from 11 Sep to 12 Sep
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Biarritz. Enjoy free WiFi, a beach locale and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (262 reviews)
"Staff was exceptional, particularly the concierge who went out of her way to accommodate our needs. Property is a bit tired, could use some cosmetic repairs but otherwise a pleasant place to stay."

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2022

Sofitel Biarritz Le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa
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Nemea Appart'hôtel Les Hauts de Milady
Nemea Appart'hôtel Les Hauts de Milady
24 Av. de la Milady, Biarritz, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, 64200
The price is £83 per night from 18 Sep to 19 Sep
Stay at this aparthotel in Biarritz. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Popular attractions Biarritz Aquarium and Thalmar are located nearby. ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (9 reviews)
Outstanding
"Excellent place, top location, less than 5 minutes walk from the beach. Top-notch facilities with the indoor & outdoor swimming pool, sauna, hammam and gym. Modern appartement with everything you need to prepare your meals when you don't want to eat out."

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2022

Nemea Appart'hôtel Les Hauts de Milady
Résidence Vacances Bleues Le Grand Large
Résidence Vacances Bleues Le Grand Large
3 out of 5
1 Rue Dalbarade, Biarritz, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, 64200
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly residence in Biarritz. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a free area shuttle. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (499 reviews)
"This property is great for a family with small children. Love the location,comfortable beds, and helpful staff. The set up for the space is smart. No inch unused."

Reviewed on 3 Jul 2022

Résidence Vacances Bleues Le Grand Large
Résidence Eugénie
Résidence Eugénie
4 out of 5
54-56 Rue de Madrid, Biarritz, Pyrenees-Atlantiques, 64200
The price is £95 per night from 18 Sep to 19 Sep
Stay at this 4-star beach residence in Biarritz. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the spacious rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
3.8/5 Good! (289 reviews)
"The location was good, right next to the sea so brilliant views. The apartments were dated but fine for a short stay"

Reviewed on 13 Jul 2022

Résidence Eugénie
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