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Address: | Coté carrefour d'Hélianthe, 64200 Biarritz, France
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US$ 113.82*
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1 Hour Private Surf Lesson in Biarritz
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Day Surf Trip around Biarritz

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One of my favorites spots in France, the Basque country has amazing food, a friendly and welcoming culture and of course beauitiful nature. The beaches are famous for the surf... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

One of my favorites spots in France, the Basque country has amazing food, a friendly and welcoming culture and of course beauitiful nature. The beaches are famous for the surf spots and you can get the best of both worlds from luxury pampering to backpack adventure.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beaches with amazing sunsets. Great if you want to surf but you would get better value for money at one of the resorts further south. The one way system makes driving tricky and parking is not easy either. It is an expensive town, buy fuel further out. We enjoyed exploring the area as far as the pyrenees.

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Enghien Les Bains, France
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I had no idea what to expect and was very positively surprised about the geography of the coast, the city of Biarritz. Great location, the city offers high class service in every respect (touristic, welcome, tidiness ). I highly recommend!

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

nice view,small village,quite relaxing! I love that you v¡can get there from San Sebastián,it's not too far away. Walking on the beach walkway is simply the best contrast to our busy lives in big cities...

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Asolo, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My daughter lives here and I love visiting the Basque country. It is known for its gourmet eating, surfing, proximity to Spain and European headquarters of many companies producing sports equipment. The Basque culture is deep and beautiful and the people are proud of their heritage.

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Biarritz, France
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Lets b clear. I like the beach. I live there. But travellers award and all that stuff? Waves arent as good as in hossegor or anglet, a few km north, if you wanna surf. Beach is only possible at low tide, prefer the milady beach, as beautiful, 1 km south if u wanna relax more than a few hours. Well,... More 

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 361 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Went to Biarritz in September and the weather was still glorious. I can readily see why this beach is in the top 25 beaches of the world as it is truly spectacular. This is the Newquay of the continent. Spent many a hour sitting up on the benches along the promenade watching the surfers do their stuff. There is a... More 

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great beach. The light was awesome, the sea was calm for once. We went there with my parents just before flying, the airport is 20mn away by car. Love this place

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Coral Gables, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Drove from Spain to have lunch here and strolled the beach. Absolutely this place has breath taking views!

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Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

First day walk found us overlooking this beach. Active surf scene with a nice 4 foot break. Mostly long board riders this day. The beach is quite long. Appears to have ample street parking. I am certain on a summer day it would be jammed

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