In an authentic Basque village by the sea, Bidart reveals its treasures: 6 beaches stretching over 5km with an exceptional panoramic view of the Pyrenees.

Whether you are trying your hand at surfing, body boarding or stand­up paddling, building sand castles or simply relaxing, each beach has its own personality. It's up to you to dive in! They are all monitored during the summer and equipped with public showers and WC. Close to Biarritz, Plage d’Ilbarritz is the northernmost beach of Bidart. Its emblematic castle overlooks the beach. With its promenade and children's playground, it is a family beach where you can learn to surf with Bidart Surf Academy and Alaia Surf Club. It is also accessible to people with reduced mobility.For a drink or something to  eat while watching the sunset, Plancha d’Ilbarritz or Blue Cargo eagerly await you.

Next  door,  discover Plage  du Pavillon Royal  named  after  the mansion situated  there. The  Pavillon Royal campsite  also  enjoys this  breathtaking  view  of the  ocean. It is  one  of the largest  natural  beaches in Bidart. Lagoondy Surf Camp is also located here.

Below a cliff, Plage d’Erretegia is the starting point of the Coastal Trail. You can enjoy the petanque  court facing the ocean and the various options offered by the following surf schools: Quiksilver Christophe Reinhardt and Ecole de la Glisse. La Crampote's restaurant menu will satisfy your taste buds at night evening as well as all day long.In the heart of the village, Plage du Centre is the meeting place for families and surfers with Bidarteko Surf Club and Ecole des Vagues.

For a bite to eat, head towards the Snack de la Plage or book a table at Tantina de la Playa.


Plage  de  l’Uhabia  is  located  along  the  main  road,  close  to  many shops  and  restaurants,  which  makes  it attractive and easy to access. It can accommodate people with reduced mobility, water wheelchairs are available at the first aid station. Stop in the H2O surf school for some fun or grab a bite to eat at the bar restaurant Bleu Blanc Jaune directly accessible from the beach.

Parlementia is the southernmost beach of Bidart. A surfer's paradise with its legendary waves and a stop along the coastal trail, this beach offers a beautiful view of Hendaye in Biarritz. Take surf lessons with the Guéthary Surf School and discover the exotic menu of restaurant Bahia Beach.

Remember to download the "Plages Côte Basque" app to view information about the beaches in real time (beach warning flags, water temperature, air temperature, WebCam images and tide charts of the Basque Coast).