The Basque Coast and surfing in Anglet
Looking for a thrill? Dive into the waves and try your hand at surfing in Anglet, or head for the forest to recharge your batteries. If you climb to higher altitudes, be prepared to discover breathtaking panoramas. The Basque Country has the immense advantage of offering everyone this wealth of landscapes and the possibility of practising very different activities, to delight all visitors whatever their desires.
The French Basque Coast boasts no less than 40km of coastline, shaped by winter storms and the spectacular force of the waves that attract experienced surfers in search of thrills and spectators fascinated by their exploits. The Basque coastline abounds in an astonishing diversity of landscapes. The fine sand and majestic waves of the beaches at Anglet, Bidart and Hendaye contrast with the tranquillity of the bay at Saint-Jean-de-Luz and Ciboure, protected by its dykes and fort respectively.
The coastal path
Covering 54 kilometres from Bidart to San Sébastián in Spain, this legendary walk can be completed in 4 days by anyone on their own. Ideal out of season to take advantage of more pleasant weather, it is used all year round by walkers of all abilities. This walking route offers a variety of landscapes and a different way of discovering the beauty of the natural riches of the Basque Coast. Passing through Biarritz, Ghétary and Saint-Jean-de-Luz as far as Hendaye, the coastal path offers breathtaking views of the cliffs and the Atlantic Ocean almost all the way along this route along the Basque coastline.
Surfing in Anglet
Surfing arrived on the Basque Coast in the 50s and quickly established itself as the local sport par excellence. Thanks to the intensity and regularity of the waves, all the conditions are there for surfers to practise their passion all year round. Beginners are in the right place to learn how to tame the waves. Did you know that Anglet is home to the largest surf club in the Basque Country? Don't miss the chance to take a surfing lesson during your stay at our hotel.