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Cote des Basques

Biarritz, France
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Ranked #1 of 18 Attractions in Biarritz
Type: Beaches
Activities: Surfing
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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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West Bay, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Grand scenery, unique culture, superb beaches and good people. A fabulous finale to a 1200km cycle tour from St Malo to Bilbao.

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Scottsdale
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We were in Biarritz for 2 days. The place is beautiful but too touristy and the restaurants were not as good as in the basque coast in Spain. Two days is more than enough.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Overall I wasn't that taken back by Biarritz in general. However I was bowled over by the charming views over this small bridge. It was lovely to sit at the top of the rock just watching the world go by! Definitely a must visit if you are in the area.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Just a great place to spend the day with spectacular views. We took surfing lessons,had fun in the waves, and a great walk. Perfect amount of people - not too many to feel over crowded and right amount to create a fun atmosphere. Kids are enjoying the beach every day. We'd come back here anytime. Highly recommended for an amazing... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

wonderful long beach, lot of surfers offcourse, clear water, Watch the tide, at 15:00 there is no beach :) I recommend spending a day here, bring picnic and a bottle of water.

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

perfect spot if you keep in mind the local moto: go low tide, long board! waves aint powerful enough for a surfboard, and break on rocks on high tide

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It is an incredible beach with amazing views. You can go for a walk along de shore for good view spots. We rented a car to go from San Sebastián, Spain which is around 30 minutes (you have to pay two tolls around 3 euros each) or you can go by the sea route which is a little longer but... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We went with some friends for the day, from San Sebastián. Nice landscape and great beach. You can swim to a little island, have a nice icecream around. Very cool town

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Lawrence, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Go here rather than the Grand Plage. Beautiful, cleaner and less crowded than the Grand Plage. Also good for surfing and swimming, but currents can be strong. Check the flags at lifeguard stand for status.

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