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Address: Boulevard de la Mer, 64700 Hendaye, France
Phone Number: +33 5 59 20 00 34
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Clearly marked swimming areas, water quality, waste management… you will...

Clearly marked swimming areas, water quality, waste management… you will know it all !

With water that reaches 23ºC in the height of summer, it is a privileged spot for families who seek plenty of space and safety.

It is also a good choice for novice and seasoned surfers in search of sensations.

The beach attendants propose facilities such as tent and deckchair hire and beach clubs for children.

The beach of Hendaye offers bathing water quality A for several years.

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Big Sky beach

A long wide beach with large waves so lots of surfers lots of people walking along the waters edge backing the beach a promenade with cycle path along it's length and a good... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A long wide beach with large waves so lots of surfers lots of people walking along the waters edge backing the beach a promenade with cycle path along it's length and a good amount of cafés sprinkled along the way no real dress code on this beach as it is in France so expect lots of Topless ladies although at... More 

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Somerset
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

A wonderful beach set against the back-drop of the Basque hills and mountains. Dogs are not allowed on it in the summer, but out of season it wasn't a problem. The beach is gently shelving with smaller waves, which makes Hendaye a safer beach than others further up the coast.

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Royan, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

In France but Spain on the left, Sun overhead, clean sand underfoot and hundred's of surfers in front. What more could you ask for, for a few days R & R?

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benidorm
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic beach, good facilities,very clean. Boat trip over to Spain only cost two euros It was lovely, only took 15,mins.

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Thank magnick
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Really great beach. It's clean and big enough for everyone to have space. There's surfing, there's a nudist section, there's scenery and Hendaye is a pleasant town to retreat to afterward. There really is something for everyone. I am definitely going back!

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Thank Guy J
England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely beach, good surf for children and beginners, waves not too strong. The tide comes right up so be careful where you put your clothes.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Wonderful sand with a gentle slope down into the sea. Appears safe and lifeguards to hand. A good beach to introduce children to body boarding. Finding a parking space is difficult and the free tourist bus is infrequent but if you want a beach holiday you'll enjoy it.

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Thank RogerSEyre
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Even if you don't jump in and walk in the water and enjoy the great sand. It's August so it's as busy as things can get, but you can still have fun.

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Thank yogiacomo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Great beach for families, surfers, couples, etc. The only problem is that it is often cloudy, even in summer. Showers are decent. There is also a club with activities for children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Spotlessly clean beaches. Excellent all round, suit anybody. Very flat beach, excellent for picnics and family days. Kids will love it.

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