Costal Walks in Barritz

Coastal Walk

A fascinating coastal walk runs from the hotel around the bay. 

Head north to the lighthouse, past extraordinary 19th-century villas built by visiting aristocrats, or south to the fishermen’s harbour and Virgin Mary headland.

What to do in Barritz

Itinerary: Action-packed Week

Spend a week exploring, relaxing by the pool, sun-bathing on the beach and being pampered in the spa...

Download our suggested seven-day itinerary and discover the beauty of the Basque country.

Download this itinerary >

Gastronomic tour of San Sebastian

Gastronomic tour of San Sebastian

From tapas bars to avant-garde, Michelin-starred restaurants, San Sebastian is famed for its cuisine. 

Stroll along the harbour and watch fishing vessels winding in their nets.

Golf in Biarritz

Golf in Biarritz

Aficionados rate Biarritz as France’s premier golf destination. 

Some 11 scenic courses surround the town, including La Phare, which dates back to 1888.

Handicap is required.

Tour of St Jean de Luz

Tour of St Jean de Luz

Book an excursion to this delightful, immaculately preserved ocean-side town known for its spectacular harbour and beach. 

Cafes, a noteworthy church and a shopping street with local foods and crafts surround the main square.

Shopping in Biarritz


Biarritz is a wonderful place to shop. 

Stop by Galeries Lafayette, great French brands from Chanel to Cartier and, best of all, local speciality stores for foodie treats and crafts. Mountain cheeses, Bayonne ham, striped Basque linens and Maison Adam macarons top the must-buy list.

France and Spain Tour

From France to Spain

Enjoy a ferry trip across the busy estuary from France to Spain. 

Roam through Hondarribia, with a leafy main street lined with tapas bars, and a hilltop mirador with terrific views across the harbour.

Visit La Rhune

Visit La Rhune

Take a drive up this dramatic flat-topped mountain on the edge of the Pyrenees. Half way up you can board a traditional wooden train that takes you to the plateau. Enjoy the view and venture back on foot for a leisurely two-hour stroll.