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Biarritz – stunning holiday resort


The light has an incredible quality on Biarritz’s seafront, which bathes this town all-year round. It has a notably mild climate, and can enjoy warm sunny days in winter while the rest of France is shivering.


The seafront of this historic holiday and surfing resort on France’s Atlantic coast is situated in a bay of rare beauty, stretching from the lighthouse at the northern end to the Sea Museum aquarium at the other.


First and foremost, Biarritz is known today for its beaches and above all its surfing. Surfers come from around the world to ride the waves here, and this town was the first in France to adopt this water sport in the 1960s. But, the town isn’t only about beaches and surfing. Its life as a resort began as a place to go for seawater therapy and there are three seawater therapy or spa centres where visitors can come to relax and reinvigorate themselves


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Stay at La Garangeoire Holiday Park

It is situated in a forrest surrounding a chateau estate, see: Al Fresco Holidays for more information.


Learn to surf on a 7 Days Surf Camp in Biarritz! Also suitable for experienced surfers wanting to improve their skills.

Photos by popelix.com



  • Pyrénées Atlantiques
  • Towns
  • Beaches
  • Golf
  • Nightlife
  • Resort
  • Seawater pools
  • Shopping
  • Water-sports