Located at the extreme south west of France, at the Spanish border, Hendaye is the family and nautical resort by excellence.
With 3km fine sandy beach, Hendaye is the safest and the most spacious beach of the basque coast. Its gentle slope makes the swimming easier and turns out to be an appreciated place for families. Its waves will allow novice surfers as well as experienced surfers to enjoy their surf sessions.
Hendaye offers a lots of nautical sports and activities like : surfing, stand-up paddle, sailing, kayaking, snorkeling but also brand new activities like jet ski and tubing.
Hendaye has a large seafront, a part of it has been renovated and refurbished, and allows families to have a nice moment, walking, riding on bicycle path. You could end up with having a well-being moment inside the Serge Blanco thalassotherapy, located between the ocean and the marina.
Hendaye can also mean sports or family walkings : GR10 to Olhette, coastal footpath to Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Baie de Txingudy walk. You will also be able to walk to discover Abbadia property, a protected area, looking for wildlife animals. Abbadia castle is majestic and it overhangs this huge and wonderful property.
Hendaye is also a town made of celebrations and traditions. All over the year, the events committee and the tourist office organize celebrations for adults and children. Among them, there are squid party, basque party, treasure hunts and the week for children (during Easter holydays and All Saints holydays).
Least but not last, Hendaye is the starting point to discover Basque country from the inside (Ascain, Saint-Pé, Espelette, Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port…) and it will allow you to discover its traditions and its picturesque landscapes.