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Beaches on the seaside resorts of the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department in France

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Map of the beaches and seaside resorts in Pyrenees Atlantique in France - Basque coastBiarritz beaches Guethary beaches Anglet beach St Jean de Luz beaches Hendaye beaches Landes beaches Bidart Ciboure Beaches in Spain

From Hendaye to Anglet, the beaches in the Pyrenees Atlantiques correspond to the different beaches of Pays Basque. Large stretches of sand over several hundred meters, cliffs, beaches for surfing or little protected bays are the environments you'll find for the beaches of Cote Basque.

Known by athletes, notably surfers, this coast also attracts families looking for beautiful preserved beaches.

The different destinations in the Pyrenees Atlantiques offer a typical setting with a basque architecture (houses made of colored wood) that are nice to look at. Near the bigger seaside destinations that are well known (Biarritz, Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Hendaye or Bidart) we find little destinations that are less well known like Guétary or Soccoa. A few kilometers from Biarritz, we enter the neighboring department where we find the Landes beaches that offer a different landscape with dunes and pine forests.

List of beaches on the seaside resorts of the Pyrenees-Atlantiques department

Beaches in Hendaye

Beaches in Hendaye (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

Located a few hundred meters from Spain, Hendaye is one of the most important seaside destinations in Pays Basque in France. We find the most beautiful beaches of the Cote Basque stretching over close to three kilometers along the seafront.

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Beaches in Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Beaches in Saint-Jean-de-Luz (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

Saint Jean de Luz is one of the most reputed seaside destinations on the Basque coast. It is familial and sporty and animated all year long thank to many festivals.

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Beaches in Biarritz

Beaches in Biarritz (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

Biarritz is one of the most chic seaside destinations in Pays Basque and the Atlantic coast. It is also the most important destination in the Pyrenees Atlantiques.

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Beaches in Bidart

Beaches in Bidart (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

Bidart has 6 beaches that stretch for 5 km. All are supervised in July and August. They extend from Biarritz to Guéthary with rugged cliffs that give an untamed look.

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Beaches in Ciboure

Beaches in Ciboure (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

Sharing the same bay of Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Ciboure is often seen as the little sister of the latter.

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Beaches in Anglet

Beaches in Anglet (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

The seaside resort of Anglet, located 30 km north of Spain and only a few kilometres from Biarritz, is a real paradise for vacationers. 4.5 km of sand stretches on either side of the small seaside town, from the beaches of Biarritz to the beaches of the Landes.

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Beaches in Guéthary

Beaches in Guéthary (Pyrenees-Atlantiques)

Guéthary, located between Bidart and St Jean de Luz, is a former small fishing village. Very different from the seaside resorts of the Basque Coast, it has a picturesque style and a wild environment.

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