Anglet : between the ocean and the forest

Waves and the fresh smell of pine tree

Anglet is the favourite destination for those seeking a natural area on the Basque Coast, just minutes from Biarritz and Bayonne. Situated in a privileged location between sea and forest, benefit from 4.5 km of sandy beach, 250 hectares of pine forest as well as local services and amenities.


With its 11 beaches bordering the Chiberta Forest, Anglet is recognized as the birthplace of surfing in Europe and has world-famous spots. A Mecca for surfing, bodyboarding or stand-up paddle.


Note that bathing areas and surf zones are clearly signalled by coloured flags to allow everyone to have fun safely. And, of course, there are surf schools to help you achieve your surfing goals.


The Golf de Chiberta and the Golf de Biarritz Le Phare also attracts golf enthusiasts who appreciate their renowned 18 hole courses. Enjoy wonderful sites close to the pine forest and offering ocean front holes with great views of the coast and the mountains of Spain.


And not forgetting the 250 hectares of the beautiful Chiberta pignada where bicycle paths, walking trails and fitness track snake accross the pine trees. It also offers a decked area to shelter and cool down, suitable for jogging, bike rides or walks. These tracks join in the shade of the pine trees, the sandy beaches of Anglet, the Golf de Chiberta and the Atlanthal thalassotherapy center.


The town of Anglet has also set up a free bike loan service between june and september to promote a greener circulation in the city.

  • The Quintaou local market takes place every Thursday and Sunday morning and is a great way of discovering  the Basque specialities. The esplanade of Quintaou holds a flea market on the fourth Saturday of each month. 
  • The ecological park of Izadia, located in the mouth of the Adour river, makes you uncover the biodiversity of littoral humid areas. This 14 hectare trail invites you to observe a diversified flora and wildlife.
  • The tree trails of Pignada Adventure Park for kids and adults to discover safely the treetops with jungle hanging bridges, rope bridges, zip lines, planks, nets ... 


 ... and, of course, enjoy the sandy beaches of Anglet and the trails in Chiberta forest.

  • Pastry Supervie - Place Lamothe
    This bakery is the place to try some of the best Basque cakes and the "galettes des rois",
    a traditional cake from the region.
  • Le Soly Less : 95 avenue de Monbrun - Tel :
    A restaurant featuring traditional cuisine with an unbeatable value for money.
  • La Concha : 299, avenue de l'Adour - Tel :
    Perfect to feast on grilled fish or seafood.
  • Le Sunset : Plage Marinella - Tel :
    Dream location on the beach - I recommend you try the mussels and squid a la plancha.