Biarritz accommodation is always in high demand. This is the ultimate chic seaside town, yet many hours are spend every year, relaxing on the beaches of Biarritz, surfing, lounging and soaking in the rich Basque culture which still influences life from self catering Biarritz accommodation. The city of Biarritz is just 15 minutes from the Spanish border, located on the Atlantic coast of the Pyrenees-Atlantiques, and bursting with culture and sport.
Biarritz’ surfing is excellent. Surfers flock from across Europe to take self catering Biarritz accommodation, to tackle the huge Atlantic swells that crash onto Biarritz’ beaches undisrupted. Surfing in Biarritz is now part of the town’s culture, and as a result, many home owners make their properties available as weekend rentals in Biarritz for short surfing breaks when conditions are right. There are many rental centres in the town should you need to equipment to rent on holiday in Biarritz. The Biarritz Surf Festival bursts into the town every July, and during this time, finding Biarritz accommodation can be very difficult. Surfers flock from across the world to a Biarritz property rental to tackle the big waves and to simply get washed up in the huge party atmosphere that shrouds the city.
There are some wonderfully elegant and extravagant mock chateau, houses and art deco villas in Biarritz which simply add to the stylish, chic atmosphere that the city enjoys. Strolling along the long, sandy Biarritz beaches and along the old fisherman’s port is one of the best ways to get to know the city and relish its’ atmosphere when you first arrive at your holiday rental property in Biarritz, France, and allows you to check out the surfers battling with huge breakers rolling into the Bay of Biscay. There are a great choice of Biarritz beaches, ranging from the open beaches in Biarritz for surfing, like Plage de la Cote de Basques, to the more peaceful, relaxing sands of Plage du Port Vieux. Many days can be spent relaxing on the beach during your stay in a Biarritz villa, and there are no end of water sports facilities on offer.
Biarritz is a town where good living is key. Spa weekends are particularly popular, and if the rental apartments in Biarritz are not filled with surfers, those looking for a little pampering are never far behind in taking a self catering Biarritz weekend rental. The shopping in the city is absolutely excellent, and for those looking to enjoy the best of French, Spanish and Basque cuisine, there are a superb range of restaurants throughout the city in which to dine. During the evenings, there are more clubs and bars than you could possibly explore during a single stay in Biarritz accommodation, and there is even a 1930’s style casino offering endless hours of entertainment.
With the peaks of the Pyrenees just a 10 minute drive from the centre of Biarritz, there is no end of possible entertainment on offer from a self catering Biarritz property rental. Walking, mountain biking, horse riding, rock climbing and mountaineering all absolutely thrive in the Pyrenees, and you are perfectly located to take full advantage when staying in a property in Biarritz, France.
Located in the south of France, Biarritz enjoys a fantastically warm climate. Surfers in Biarritz can enjoy summer temperatures of well over 30˚C daily, making wet suits completely optional, and even during the coldest spells in January and December, temperatures rarely dip below 10˚C during the day.
Flights to Biarritz Airport (BIQ) make reaching a holiday rental apartment in Biarritz incredibly easy from the UK. Until recently, accommodation in Biarritz was only for the rich and rare as access was almost impossible, but Ryanair and easyJet have opened up the region. Flights arrive at Biarritz airport from Bristol (BRS), Birmingham (BHX), London and Dublin (DUB).