Leisure & Activities

Hotel de la Plage can advise and organize your stay on many themes…

Sports

Quicksilver School surf from St jean de Luz to Bidart

Ecole de surf

In the heart of the basque coast, St-Jean-de-Luz Quiksilver surf school offers internships, surfcamps, private lessons… Whatever your level is, the team will welcome you and help you discover excitement Surf safely.

Tennis club of St Jean de Luz

Tennis
Site du tennis club

Golf

Golf
Golf de la Nivelle

Located in the town of Ciboure, is a hilly course. Its environment offers the beauty of the sea, the view of the port of Luz and the fullness of the mountain.

Golf de Chantaco

Located on the commune of St Jean de Luz, this is a hilly route. Chantaco golf place its fairways at the feet of the Rhune, mythical Summit of the Atlantic Pyrenees.

Pelote

Pelote
La Cesta Punta

The pelota is a sport stemming from the real tennis practised in the southwest France, in particular in the basque country and in the South of Gascony. From the naked hand to the pala and the pelota basket (chistera), this sport includes many specialties. It is in the half of the 18th century that the pelota enters in the history. From the end of June till end of August, every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 pm at the Jai Alai of Saint Jean de Luz, some of the best world’ s best professional players confront themselves during the international games.

Luzaz Gazte

The Basque pelota with all specialties.

Discovering the different specialties of the basque pelota with a graduate instructor from the Luzaz Gazte’s club.

Culturels

Abadia Castle

Abadia Castle

A site beyond your imagination! The Abbadia Castle-Observatory is a very charming place, situated on the steep cliffs of Hendaye in a Heath, it was constructed between 1864 and 1879 by Viollet-Le-Duc to Antoine d’Abbadie, Ethnologist, geographer, man of science…

Sea Museum

Sea Museum
De Biarritz :

An aquarium larger than life situated on the famous “Rocher de la Vierge”

De San Sébastien :

The Museum of the sea of Donostia-San Sebastián (Aquarium) was inaugurated in 1928 with the help of the Oceanography Society of Gipuzkoa…

Ortilopitz

Ortilopitz

Enter and visit the genuine Basque House, it will make your heart beat faster.

Ortilopitz

Louis XIV House

House of Louis XIV

Do not hesitate visiting this beautiful residence of the 17th century, built in 1643 by Joannis de Lohobiague, rich luzien ship owner. It is where the king Louis XIV lives during may 1660, for his wedding with the Spanish infanta.

www.maison-louis-xiv.fr
Outdoor

The large beach of Saint Jean de Luz

La grande plage de Saint Jean de Luz

A safe beach for the whole family at the foot of the hotel of the beach.

Beach sand with many relaxing activities and sports.
This beach is protected from waves by 3 dams, located in the city center. It is ideal for swimming with the children. Rental of tents, umbrellas, chairs and four beach clubs offer you their services. This beach is equipped for handicap persons.

The little train to the Rhune

Le petit train de la Rhune

Built in 1924, the small rack train suggests you to climbin 35 minutes the slopes of the Rhune in a 8 kph speed up to this mythical Summit of the Basque country.

www.rhune.com

The coastal Trail

The coastal Trail

The coastal trail allows you to link Bidart to Hendaye with the following concept: three media crossed (urban, mixed and natural), a direct view of the ocean and a path dedicated to the discovery and the interpretation. The trail passes on 25 kms with eight doors: Bidart, Guéthary, SJDL, Ciboure, Urrugne and 2 at Hendaye 2. Six stations of interpretation can process different themes such as surfing, the basques and the ocean, the coastal landscape, fishing, the Bay of Lacave/Ciboure, geology.

Sea & sea fishing trips

Sea & sea fishing trips

For a small getaway along the Basque coast between Saint Jean de Luz and Hendaye, nivelle III offers several activities walks and fishing in the sea.

croisiere-saintjeandeluz.com

Caves of Sare

Caves of Sare

In the caves of Sare, to discover the origins of the basque people and its mythology through the work of anthropologist JM de Barandiaran.Come and observe the galleries and the special geological formation of the cavity…

www.grottesdesare.fr

Hélianthal Thalasso & Spa Saint Jean de Luz

Hélianthal Thalasso & Spa Saint Jean de Luz

Put on the beach,  in the middle of the prestigious bay of St Jean de Luz, Hélianthal Thalasso & Spa embodies for more than twenty years the Thalassotherapy in the Basque country. In front of the ocean but schielded from its ardour, you reach directly the beach.

www.helianthal.fr

Swimming Pool of Saint Jean de Luz

Swimming Pool of Saint Jean de Luz

Between sea and mountain, in a framework exceptional with all the charm of the Basque country, a team of professionals welcomes you in a sports complex made of wood and the large Bay Windows that fit harmoniously with the environment.

Swimming Pool Website