Top 10 Anglets! The essentials of your vacation

Anglet
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Located between Biarritz and Bayonne, Anglet is a preserved natural area in the Basque Country. With its stretches of fine sand, its famous surf spots and the many activities on offer, Anglet is a small town not to be missed. Come escape between forests and oceans and enjoy the marine pleasures, you can then relax in the bars and cafes of the coast. Follow us for a joyful trip, we present to you the top 10 in Anglet.


Photo credit in the Alt
Opening photo: Philippe / AdobeStock

1- Walk the beaches in Anglet

Whether you are sporty or more relaxed, you will find what you are looking for on the beaches in Anglet. Designated as the most beautiful, Sables d'Or beach is ideal for swimming in season where it is supervised. Do you like to surf? Ride the waves of Marinella Beach, a pleasant lively spot for having fun and walking. Dunes Beach, Madrague Beach or Barre Beach, you have plenty to do with 11 beaches stretching over 4.5 km, dotted with bars and restaurants.

Choose the beach that suits you from our section of Basque Country beaches in Anglet.


madrague beach Photo by AdobeStock Ramiraise


2- Stroll through the Halles des 5 Cantons in Anglet

You will love this living and convivial space. Created in 2015, the Halles des 5 Cantons is a real event not to be missed. Traders and producers fill the stalls with regional products, while restaurateurs delight the taste buds of visitors around large tables. Butchery, seafood cuisine, pastries, wine and coffee, find 22 artisans all year round in an atmosphere of gourmet pleasure and tempting smells. Chatting, discussing, exchanging, this is a place where we like to meet up.

Halle des 5 cantons Photo by Lesley Williamson


3- Explore the Quintaou market in Anglet

Let yourself be absorbed by all the colors and flavors that emerge from this charming market, located on the esplanade of the same name near the town hall. Every Thursday and Sunday morning, more than 160 exhibitors bring the city to life and reveal great delicacies such as foie gras, sheep's cheese, local fruits and vegetables. True tradition for about thirty years, the Quintaou market is a place of conviviality where to taste good products and have a drink in good company. Don't forget your basket, the stalls are varied between specialties, bags, clothes and beach essentials.

Quintaou Market Photo Lesley Williamson


4- Walk along the coast in Anglet

Nature lovers can work out on the Promenade Littorale, also called Promenade de la Barre, which connects the 11 beaches of Anglet. Between La Barre beach and Sable d'Or beach, there are 4.5 km of fine sand that you can walk along. Playgrounds, relaxation and leisure areas or sports grounds, the trails are punctuated with structures accessible to young and old. Walk, run or play along the coastline, and take a moment to admire the magnificent views of the colorful seascapes.

5- Visit the Izadia Ecological Park

Located behind the Barre beach, near the Boucau lake, the Izadia ecological park immerses you in the heart of nature, discovering the biodiversity of the coastal wetlands. Free tour or guided tour, it's up to you to decide. The landscaped trails take you to ten stations in a 15-hectare park where the dune and forest landscapes are preserved. Lagoons, ponds and freshwater lakes, the fauna and flora evolve in about fifteen typical and wild natural habitats, on a site classified as an Espace Naturel Sensible and Nature 2000 l'Adour.

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Sure Hotel Biarritz Aeroport, Restaurant Amarys

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6- Walk in the Pignada forest in Anglet

Located a stone's throw from the beaches, you can always smell the sea spray mixing with the woody scents of the Pignada forest. On 250 hectares of shaded and wooded area, you have access to many activities such as cycling or electric scooters, a fun and sporty way to discover the last wooded dune of the Pyrénées-Atlantiques. Fitness trails, horseback riding, acrobatic trails or foot races, it's hard not to like venturing into this magnificent forest of maritime pines. Of course, you can also explore the trails and take a little relaxing break to recharge your batteries and have a picnic.

Pignada Forest Photo Lesley Williamson


7- Have fun in Anglet with the Tèrra Aventura app

To your brains and your brains, reflection is required to advance in your mission. With friends or family, there's nothing like a joyful treasure hunt to bring young and old together around enigmas and mysteries. Download the application, choose your universe and let yourself be carried away by the clues that lead to the discovery of Anglet in a fun and educational way. On foot or by bike, it's up to you to choose how you want to find the Poï'z, the charming characters who inhabit the adventures of Tèrra Aventura.

Discover our fact sheet on Tèrra Aventura in Anglet.


Le Club de la Glisse

Le Club de la Glisse
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Baiona Marine

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Madrague Surf School

Madrague Surf School
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8- Enjoy a moment at the restaurant in Anglet

Starred restaurant, brasserie, or traditional cuisine, there is something for everyone and every budget in Anglet. Treat yourself to a typical meal of the Basque Country around a piperade, one of the specialties bursting with sunshine and flavors in the image of the region. Facing the sea, facing the lake or inland, the tastings are worth the detour to soak up the conviviality that reigns in Anglet. Bons vivants and always up for it, it is not uncommon to switch with the Angloys in a festive evening after a good dinner. Book your table at the restaurant, you may have a few surprises.

Browse our section which brings together the best restaurants in Anglet.


Big Moustache

Big Moustache
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Chez Maritxu

Chez Maritxu
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Krousty Sabaidi

Krousty Sabaidi
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9- Surfing in Anglet

There are many surf spots in Anglet where having fun on the waves is a speciality. Immerse yourself in the life of the Basque coast and slide on a surfboard for a day. Sea air, sun and salt water, everything comes together for a moment of laughter and swimming to let yourself be carried away by the thrust of the sea. Amateur or seasoned sportsman, there is something for everyone new between the big rollers and the gentle waves. Do not hesitate to bring your board or rent one for a few hours, surf lessons are even offered to help you progress. Surf in Anglet, it’s a really cool spot.

Discover our section of surf spots and surf schools in Anglet.


Surfing in Anglet Photo: AdobeStock_HJBC


10- Discover skateboarding at the large Skate Parc de la Barre

It is close to the ice rink and La Barre beach. In this leisure area, a superb skatepark, covering an area of 1700m2, will delight skaters. With a skateboard, a BMX bike, rollerblades or a scooter, have fun in the street areas, the bowls, while respecting everyone.


How time flies when you're having fun! And yet we stayed in Anglet! In any case, you now have a multitude of ideas for having fun and discovering the city thanks to this top 10 things to do in Anglet. A little last for the road and make you want to come back, the big skate park of La Barre, a space of 1700m2 dedicated to sliding on skateboards, rollerblades or bikes. Up to you.


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