Fantastic beaches, surf, golf - and pure style; this coastal town embraces three cultures (French, Basque and Spanish). Moreover its mild climate makes it a good destination all year round.
Press Article on Biarritz
Source: Daily Telegraph
Heritage of the English aristocracy, Biarritz has one of the oldest golf-courses in Europe, the « Golf du Phare », created in 1888. What makes it special today is that it is located right in the town centre. Exactly 100 years later, the Ilbarritz-Bidart International Training Centre was opened, the only complex of this kind in Europe, an expert facility in a superb setting overlooking the ocean. Covering over 14 acres along the coast it offers all the techniques necessary for amateur and professional players to improve their golf, with a training workshop including a video, and a nine-hole golf route. Today, there are ten other greens within a 15 miles radius of Biarritz. Golf Pass Biarritz : 5 golf courses
Considered at the European Mecca for surfing and one of the best spots in the world, Biarritz attracts amateurs from 4 corners of the world who appreciate the exceptional quality of the waves there. There are 9 surf schools in Biarritz.
Nowhere is serenity and well-being easier to find than in Biarrit, which has found an original response to the problem in the natural benefits of the seawater, seaweed and algae, the climate and the quality of its facilities. Biarritz's long tradition of seawater cures has spelt success for establishments that have set the standard for today. The Thalassa Institue and the Thermes Marins offer a wide range of treatments in top quality surroundings.
Lively days, livelier nights...
Besides being a resort, Biarritz is a fully-fledged urban centre, with its differents districs, its "in" places and its ritual. From international festivals, Basque fiestas, art exhibitions, trade fairs, surfing competitions and golf tournaments, to shows, street theatre, forums... there is always something going on in Biarritz.