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Address: Biarritz, France
Activities: Surfing
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Nice end to a nice stroll

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Derry, United Kingdom
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Derry, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Once you scale the steps to the beach, the beaches are amazing. The Grande Plage is not that big and only good for watching surfers and a gentle stroll. If you want a beach walk, go further south round the point. You can walk for miles, watch more surfing, swim or simply enjoy a relatively uncrowded space to lie in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Watch the sunsets from one of the bars or promenade. Not much if any beach at high tide and waves break directly onto the breakwall, Much more sand on lower tides.

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