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Walk to the Beach, Surf & Downtown Biarritz

Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Biarritz is a charming small coastal town located on the south Atlantic, well known for its great surf! Biarritz is also within a two hour beautiful drive to the Pyrénées Mountains (for skiing & hiking) and a ½ hour drive from the border with Spain.

The apartment is located one and ½ blocks from the beach (Côte des Basques), one house down from a park (with a playground), three blocks from the daily open market & grocery store and a short walk from the old port and the downtown, with a lot of restaurants, shops, museum and the casino! It is also a short cab drive or a convenient bus connection to both the airport and the train station.

This ground floor apartment sleeps four: The front bedroom has two twin beds (which can be combined into a king) and a pick view of the ocean. The back bedroom has a queen bed.

There is a small bathroom with a washing machine and a fully equiped efficiency kitchen.

The living room includes a dinning area next to the kitchen and a lounging area on the street side, very comfortably furnished and decorated in the local Basque style!

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Emmanuelle and John LEDBETTER
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 6, 2017

About Emmanuelle and John LEDBETTER

We are a Franco-American family (with 3 children). We live in Jackson Wyoming and this is our little home in France.

Why Emmanuelle and John LEDBETTER chose Biarritz

We were first attracted to Biarritz by the surfing, but we settled there because of the charm of the Pays Basque.

What makes this apartment unique

We love to check the surf throughout the day from the Côte des Basques and enjoy the breath taking views of Spain. We also like to get coffee in the morning or sangria at sunset from the outdoor café & tapas bar on the Côte des Basques. We enjoy eating at the great Basque restaurant, the Cidrerie Hernani, down the street - a local favorite! Our favorite bakery is two blocks away.


Biarritz Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Also contains a washing machine for your convenience!
  • Small but efficient, all tiled.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Peek view of the ocean
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The queen bed is in the rear bedroom. The front bedroom sleeps 2, either as two singles or a queen.
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(33 traveler reviews)

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Walk to the Beach, Surf & Downtown Biarritz
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 33 reviews

so close to the sea

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here. It was easy to find and close to everything, especially the surfing beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Sophie! We are pleased you liked your stay at our little "home way fro home"... We were happy to provide surfing insights for your family's enjoyment and hope you'll return to Biarritz someday :) Best, Emmanuelle & John
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Biarritz The French Way

  • 4 of 5

Nice little apartment and handy for the town and not far from the .bus route.

Great for strolling around Biarritz

Chris C

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Christopher. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and appreciated your thoroughness in communicating with us. A bientôt? Emmanuelle & John
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Well situated apartment, good for a beach or surfing holiday

  • 4 of 5

The location of this apartment is great -- very close to the beach and to the restaurants and shops of Biarritz town centre, and near a nice park too. The apartment itself is well kept, clean and cosy -- I stayed there with a couple of friends for a beach break, and it was perfectly comfortable for us. The owners don't live in the country but they are accessible online, helpful and have a competent and friendly local agent. The apartment is all on one level so it is suitable for young children and people with mobility problems.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Northchurch, Berkhamsted

Perfect location for beach & Biarritz

  • 5 of 5

A perfect apartment for holidaying in Biarritz, a short work from the town, beaches and restaurants.

The property was cozy and perfectly equipped for our short 6 day stay in Biarritz, well equipped and maintained and Emmanuelle was quick and responsive to email questions and very helpful and Thomas, their son was the perfect on site host to welcome us and provide top tips on where to shop, eat and beaches to go to.

I travelled with my wife and teenage daughter who found plenty to do not only going to the beach but shopping in the many boutiques in the town.

The only challenge we found was parking, which Emmanuelle had warned us about , so the hire car we had was left in the Gare du Midi car park and we walked and used public transport throughout our stay, the bus cost €1.00 per journey and took the train to San Sebastian for the day which was easy cost effective way to travel across the border.

All in all this property was the perfect place to stay and experience all that Biarritz has to offer, so thank you Emmanuelle and Thomas, we will be back!!

Best wishes Simon, Jayne and Olivia

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Santa Barbara, CA

Very comfortable apartment in Biarritz

  • 5 of 5

This is a very comfortable place to stay, with an ideal location, close to the beach, Les Halles, downtown. Good bed (s), kitchen, washing machine, equipped well.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anita & Ken for your review. We are certainly pleased you enjoyed your stay!
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Espoo, Finland

Nice escape from winter in Finland

  • 4 of 5

I spent February and March living in this nice cottage. It did serve me well as base in examining the Pays Basques.

As I am challenged in my ability walk around I enjoyed Biarritz mainly by biking. It is charming and interesting city with a lot to see. All services are very close to the cottage and living without a car is also possible. There was also a free bus circulating the city and bus stop near the cottage.

The beautiful seaside is close and there are lots of beaches to choose from. The Bayonne is very beautiful old town to visit and lots of interesting targets to go.

The cottage was equipped with all necessities – only thing I missed was dishwasher. Alexandre and his team were very helpful and I had no trouble at all.

I can recommend this cottage to all.

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review Pekka. We are very pleased you made our place your home for a couple months and that you took full advantage of all the exploring there is to do around, even with limited walking ability. Bikes & bus are great way to go around in this town and beyond. Kiitos!
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Nearest Airport
2.1 Miles
Parme Airport, Biarritz/Anglet/Bayonne (BIQ)
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
"The Shack" on the bluff overlooking the ocean
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Gare SNCF 'La Négresse'
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Sidreria Hernani
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Côte des Basques
Car: not necessary

Contact us for lots of specific details and activities!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $61.18
Damage Deposit $244.71

Linen are included. Beside the 50€ cleaning fee, there are NO additional fees, taxes, etc.
We give a 5% discount for rental of 2 consecutive weeks and a 10% discount for 3 consecutive weeks.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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