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Address: Biarritz, France
Activities: Surfing
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$95*
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San Sebastian and Biarritz

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Check your tides

A wonderful beach that seems to extend forever... as long as you check the tides! At high tide, there is no beach!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
EMNP
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

A wonderful beach that seems to extend forever... as long as you check the tides! At high tide, there is no beach!

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89 reviews 89 reviews
32 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

By all means take this stroll, and enjoy the exercise and the beauty that is there to distract you from it. What a charming seaside resort with great food, pastry, chocolate, and shopping. Not to mention surfing, sun worship and such. You will be hard pressed not to enjoy yourself on this little journey. There is even an adorable cavelike... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Very unique and a must visit whilst you stroll the sea front on a relaxing Sunday. Why not stop at Creperie Le Ble Noir on your return leg- basic looking from outside but deceptively very good and worth every cent charged

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Paris
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1,080 attraction reviews
414 helpful votes 414 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The beach goes from Biarritz to Saint Jean de Luz for probably more than 10 km. If the weather is good and there are good waves, you will be able to see surfers. Waves are never very high though.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
11 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had a one night stopover and explored Biarritz a little during the day, it is a charming, upmarket seaside resort with ample restaurants, hotels and views.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I adore Biarritz; it has everything - sun, sea, mountains and lush green stretches away from the coast. Cuisine is excellent, especially seafood. It maintains some of the old charm of days gone by whilst still catering for travellers wishing to see the traditional way of life. Basque villages surrounding Biarritz and Bayonne are delightful and worthwhile visiting. The atmosphere... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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319 attraction reviews
346 helpful votes 346 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Absolutely beautiful place to visit. Very interesting walkway along the rocky coast. Beautiful views. Fabulous for photography. The tides here are unexpectedly large. Allow some very unusual transformations

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

You have to see Biarritz if you are looking for a romantic getaway. It is a lovely place for a walking and sea is just beautiful with all the big waves. You can simply take a long stroll on the beach walk and pier to watch the waves crash in. It is really stunning place and even in November you... More 

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Biscarrosse, France
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

We live only 1 1/2 of Biarritz and have family nearby so it's always a great place to meet and then go surfing, or for the less active to just go for a very nice walk visiting all the nook and crannies along this stunning coast

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Go, go, go to the French Basque coast. We stayed at Biarritz and had a wonderful time. The local staff and folk are charming and very helpful, most speak english, but they love it when you try your french out on them! Food is delicious, lots of seafood: crab, lobster, langoustine, prawn, mussels etc in tomato garlicky stews, good steaks,... More 

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