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Hendaye Beach

Boulevard de la Mer, 64700 Hendaye, France
+33 5 59 20 00 34
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We were expecting Biarritz to be similar to Le Touquet....elegant and very French! It MIGHT have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ideal for kids

The waves or less strong than the surroundings and it is perfect for the kids. You can see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shenzhen, China
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“surfers” (12 reviews)
“august” (5 reviews)
“spain” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Boulevard de la Mer, 64700 Hendaye, France
+33 5 59 20 00 34
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were expecting Biarritz to be similar to Le Touquet....elegant and very French! It MIGHT have been very French but it wasn't particularly elegant! Yes, it has two wide beaches, lots of surf and surfers but no feel of the elegance we were hoping for!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waves or less strong than the surroundings and it is perfect for the kids. You can see the Spain in front.

Thank fitamanta
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely to walk to the sea, swim and then walk home. Shower and foot showers to be rid of the sand. Sea is always close!

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Had a great time walking along the beach. Fantastic views in both directions. Water was a little cold but there was some good surf and only a few surfers out taking advantage of it. The Basque area of France and Spain have some excellent surf...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Long promenade for an invigorating walk. Discretion of buildings. Not pretentious, thank god for that. Easily accesible.

Thank XabierXabier
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Was not expecting such a nice, long beach with soft sand (depending on the lighting) beautiful blue water! It is really enormous so it doesn't feel crowded even when there are a lot of people. Also, you will be very close to nice restaurants with...More

Thank Emily E
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I enjoyed my time here, the waves actually got to 6 foot high at one stage, the beach is fine, as is the fresh sea air, very nice on a hot day, but unpleasant on a cold one, still there is plenty to do in...More

Thank garylomas
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We'd never heard of Hendaye and, if you're not a surfer or a local, you've probably likewise not heard of it. However, if you're exploring Basque country and want to find a stunning beach, more than a mile long, this is it. Plenty of walkers,...More

Thank QueensParkDan
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The is one of the best beaches where i was. It is really amazing . There is a lot of space and for sure everyone will find some place. The conditions for surfers are good also and you can find a lot of them surfing...More

Thank attatka
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a great beach for relaxing and soaking up the sun. It is also an awesome beach for walking or running. The sand is very fine and it is remarkably clean. The beach is shallow and good for kids and families. It is also...More

Thank Sara S
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