Capital of the Basque Country, Biarritz is a city that lives to the rhythm of the ocean. Its traditions and folklore still alive make it a culturally rich destination. Ocean side, nature side or culture side? It's hard to choose!
Biarritz côté océan

Water sports

Since the late 1950s, Biarritz has been recognised as one of the best surfing spots in Europe. Surfers from all over the world ride the waves of the Atlantic Ocean and meet for major competitions every year in July.

Biarritz côté nature

Nature walks

Entre mer et montagnes, le Pays Basque prodigue de nombreuses idées d’activités sport et nature. Pour vivre des vacances au rythme des vagues et des marées, profitez de l’une des 6 grandes plages de sable de la station balnéaire : Miramar, Grande Plage, Port Vieux, Côte des Basques, Marbella et Milady.

Cultural discoveries

Biarritz and the Basque Country are full of beautiful places to discover: the sea museum, the Virgin Rock, the panoramic Rhune train or Espelette and its chilli pepper… you will only have one desire, to come back!


Facing the ocean, Thalmar is a true centre dedicated to well-being and fitness. The residence offers preferential rates.