Anglet is part of the suburbs of Biarritz on the Côte Basque of southwest France. The warm sunny summers and long sandy beaches make this the ideal place to enjoy a holiday villa in France. Anglet has retained its own village community yet is conveniently close to Bayonne and lively Biarritz for its beaches, shopping, dining and nightlife.
Anglet has the benefit of not one, but many beaches nearby which line the Atlantic coast. The most popular beaches within easy reach of your Anglet holiday villa are at Barre, Cavaliers, the Dunes, the Ocean, Madrague, Corsaires, Marinella and the Golden Sands or Sables d’Or. Surfing is one of the most popular activities along this coast, along with swimming, walking and soaking up the sunshine.
Heading inland, the area around Biarritz is ideal for walking and hiking with many forest trails and cycling routes. Horseriding is a pleasant way to enjoy the countryside and there are also several golf courses in the area.
This Atlantic coast is world-famous for its surf beaches and has excellent waves. The nearby Seignosse Bourdaine beach hosts the Rip Curl Pro world surfing contest in September and offers wonderful surf conditions with a surf school offering tuition for all levels.
Soustons Lake at Anglet
The lake at Soustons provides a wonderful day out for family recreation and is ideal for lakeside picnics, swimming, fishing, windsurfing, diving and canoeing.
St Jean de Luz
St Jean de Luz is one of the highlights of the area, situated in the foothills of the Pyrenees just 7km from your Anglet holiday rental. It is filled with charming Basque-style architecture along with shops, markets and cafés, making it a pleasant day out.
The lively town of has all the charm of the French Riviera but without the crowds. It has several sandy beaches, a lighthouse and a famous casino. Stroll along the waterfront to the Pointe Atalaye to enjoy a leisurely meal at one of the cottage restaurants on the Port des Pecheurs
The area around Anglet enjoys warm sunny summers with temperatures averaging 24°C (76°F). Winters are mild with temperatures generally remaining above freezing. Showers are possible at any time of year.
The nearest airport to your holiday home in Anglet is the Biarritz (BIQ) Airport which has regular budget flights from the UK by Ryanair. Anglet is just 1km from the airport, making it very easy to reach by taxi.