Comfort of your couch, you have only 30 meters to go, to be feet in the water, on the Great Beach of St Jean-de-Luz. Ideally located in a beautiful late 19th century style building, completely renovated in 2010, you will forget the car hassle. All shops are nearby, so you do not get out, private parking, your vehicle for stewardship. The modern comfort of this apartment fully renovated, will allow you to rest. Relaxation, relaxation, sports activities, you will enjoy your vacation. The mountains, nearby the Basque Country, will only add to your enjoyment of discovering the beautiful region: visits to monuments, typical Basque villages, fishing, cycling, hiking and jogging in the mountains on the coastal path. In the evening, you will only have to sit on the pier to watch the sunset over the Fort Socoa.
If you do not know St Jean de Luz, you will pleased to find a small town that has preserved its environment and its rich architectural heritage. The church of St John the Baptist, at the entrance to the Rue Gambetta, pedestrian shopping street, is remarkable for its altarpiece and wooden galleries, formerly reserved for men. It was the place of marriage of Louis XIV and the Infanta of Spain.
The bay, surrounded by St. Barbara and surrounded by the Fort Socoa, is one of the most remarkable of the Basque Country. Feel free to go to the cross Archiloa (Pierre hole in Basque language) between St Barbara and Erromardie. You can make out to the tip of the Landes beaches on one side and Spain on the other. In return, you will stop on the ancient remains of the Atlantic Wall, which serve promontory today to discover the cliffs known as 'plates stacks' before joining the coastal path (which passes your apartment) the port of St John. You can also cross to get to Ciboure, Ravel's birthplace. Walking along the ocean, you will come to the Fort Socoa, imposing fortification and see St Jean dominated by the Rhune. His famous cog railway is picturesque: it will lead you into wild scenery to the summit, which rises to nearly 900 m. The 360 ° panorama is extraordinary. The nearby villages of Ascain, Sare, Espelette and Ainhoa are most remarkable. On the Spanish side, do not miss seeing the Concha in San Sebatian: leave your car at the station of Hendaye and take the 'topo' which will take you to the heart of the city. Let yourself be captivated by the Spanish nightlife in the era of 'tapas'. Nearest, from Hendaye beach, opposite the Thalasso center Serge Blanco, you can also cross the Bidassoa for a mini cruise 5 minutes by boat and discover Fontarrabia dominated by an imposing fortification. This fortified town is very nice to visit, with narrow streets that contrast with the most modern avenues of the sea front. Near the port, many typical restaurants allow you to enjoy traditional cuisine of the Basque Country: Piquillos, Chuletta, cod omelette, squid sautéed with garlic, sea bream and the Spanish sheep cheese.