Hotel & Residence Orhoïtza
Hendaye / Pays Basque
Hotel & Residence Orhoïtza
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Hotel & Residence Orhoïtza

Hendaye / Pays Basque

Outdoor pool
Near the beach
Basque house
le personnel tres professionnel et sympathique la chambre confortable le petit dejeuner tres varié le cite de l hotel a deux pas de la mer c est super ...
Nos gusto el hotel y jente de reception estavan amables
Very nice place, quiet, with good views and well located. Near the beach and the port of Hendaye. The treatment of staff is excellent
Beatrice it´s a great profesional.
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In short

Your hotel in Hendaye

Immerse yourself in the spirit of the South-West by organising your next holiday in our superb traditional villa Orhoïtza, located 50 metres from the beach.
On the route of many hiking trails, equipped with an outdoor swimming pool (open from June to September) and a restaurant opening onto the terrace... this Villa is an invitation to relax and discover a region of character.

Ongi Etorri! Welcome to our great house!

Orhoïtza, remembering in Basque, as the assurance of a memorable stay... You will certainly remember the typical Basque architecture of our hotel in Hendaye, with its white walls, exposed beams and red shutters.
This family home breathes the Basque Country. In this Basque villa, you will enjoy an exceptional stay in the company of our teams. Happy to share their passion for this beautiful region with you, they will do everything possible to make you feel at home.

Focus on:
Visits not to be missed:
  • Hendaye, the Abbadia Observatory castle
  • The Rhune and its panoramas
  • The Basque villages and nearby Spain
Activities and leisure activities nearby:
  • Basque specialities: cheeses, wines, lamb, peppers, hams, cakes...
  • The horse riding centre only 200 m from the beach and the Barrière Tennis Court Club 10 minutes away

Discover the region during your holiday in the Basque Country

To be experienced here and nowhere else

During your holiday in Hendaye, we invite you to discover the region in an original and unexpected way.

Take the TOPO and visit San Sebastian without a car!

Take advantage of your stay in Hendaye to visit San Sebastián for a day! Take the Topo Hendaye, a small blue train that runs between Hendaye and San Sebastián every day, including weekends. No need to take the car, take advantage of your holidays  in the Basque Countrys to experiment with soft mobility: train, walking and cycling!


Your Hotel Residence in the Basque Country

Choose your formula

Whether you book one of our hotel rooms or choose to rent one of our flats in Hendaye, you will enjoy the exceptional location of our residence, only 50 metres from the beach!

The +: For a controlled budget, our individual rooms "Essentielle" offer you a simple comfort at a smart price.

Hotel formula

Our villa Orhoïtza offers 42 rooms, some with balcony or terrace. Depending on your preferences, you can stay with us on a half-board or full-board basis!

Essential Single Room
8 m²
Single bed
Private shower and WC 
Garden or city view
Comfort Room 1 person balcony/terrace
8 m²
Single bed
Private shower and WC 
Garden or city view
Comfort Room 2 persons balcony/terrace
12 m²
Double bed or twin beds
Private shower and WC 
Garden or city view
Comfort Room 3 persons
22 m²
Double bed or twin beds
Private shower and WC 
Garden or city view

Service & Facilities included
  • Daily cleaning
  • Half board (breakfast and dinner)
  • Baby kit on request
  • Hair dryer
  • Flat screen TV
  • Telephone
  • Free wifi
Services + with supplement
  • Comfort Room with balcony or terrace
  • Essential single room
  • Full board
  • Covered and secure parking

They are welcome: pets (dogs and cats under 8 kgs)

Rental formula

Our villa Orhoïtza is a small holiday residence with only 10 flats in order to preserve the family spirit so dear to Vacances Bleues. In the rental formula, you will enjoy your autonomy while taking advantage of the services offered by our hotel: swimming pool, leisure activities, possibility to eat in or take away...

The +: No need to load your suitcases, we provide bed linen, towels and household linen.

Studio 2 persons
15 m²
Double bed on mezzanine with ladder
Private shower and WC 
Port view
2-room flat 4 persons
25 m²
1 bedroom with twin beds and sofa bed
Private shower and WC 
Port view
3-room flat for 6 people
40 m²
2 bedrooms with twin beds and sofa bed
Private shower and WC 
Port view
4-room apartment for 8 people
55 m²
3 bedrooms with twin beds
Private shower and WC 
Port view

Service & Facilities included
  • Sheets, towels and household linen provided
  • Cleaning kit
  • Safe deposit box
  • Hair dryer
  • Flat screen TV
  • Telephone
  • Free wifi
Services + with supplement
  • Option "Formule Confort" : beds made on arrival, cleaning at the end of the stay, change of towels on request
  • Cleaning at the end of your stayCovered and secure parking

Good deal:The comfort package is included for stays of 1 to 3 nights!

They are welcome: pets (dogs and cats under 8 kgs).


A restaurant with terrace in Hendaye

Our restaurant "Les trois couronnes", on the garden level, opens onto a beautiful terrace and offers you a tasty cuisine inspired by the generosity of local products. Cheeses, wines, lamb, peppers, hams, cakes, cooking a la plancha... The Basque Country has so many good things!

A cuisine with the colours of the Basque Country

Enjoy a good meal on the terrace and discover our selection of local drinks: Basque cider and KUPELA apple juice.

For your lunch, choose from our menu with our suggestions of the day or our à la carte menu to savour the best specialities of the region. For the pleasure of your taste buds, in July and August, our restaurant also offers theme evenings with seafood buffets.


Drinks made in the Basque Country

Our bar welcomes you every day from 8am to 10pm.
Take a break to taste one of the local and artisanal drinks that we have selected for you (cider and apple juice).

You can also choose from a selection of regional wines, our selection of Basque beers BELHARRA or simply sip a freshly prepared cocktail!

Forging links with the region

While staying at Vacances Bleues, discover the "BELHARRA" beers, local beers inspired by ancestral know-how. This beer, brewed in the Basque Country, is impregnated with the strength of character, history and people of its territory.

Its unique taste with notes of biscuit, bread and wheat will take you on a journey! Would you like to know how the brewers turn water into beer? Visit the BELHARRA brewery and finish your discovery with a tasting glass - from €4 per person.


Your Residence Vacances Bleues Hotel in Hendaye


Villa Orhoïtza is a cocoon with its zen space in the middle of nature, its bar, its friendly lounge and its outdoor swimming pool and paddling pool (from May to September depending on the weather).
It is also an excellent starting point for many exciting excursions in Hendaye and the surrounding area...

Another strong point: it is located 550 metres from the Relais Thalasso Hendaye thalassotherapy complex and the joys of the sea… 


A stay to relax and recharge your batteries... 

For those in search of relaxation, visit the Relais Thalasso Hendaye thalassotherapy centre. This modern complex, which has been completely renovated, welcomes you in a refined mineral decoration and a hushed atmosphere...
Here, everything is calm and sensual... What are you waiting for to immerse yourself in gourmet treatments based on natural products?

The marine spa

A real beneficial interlude to consolidate the results of a cure or simply for pleasure.

  • 320 m2 of seawater pools heated to 33°C.
  • More than 50 activities including a counter-current walk.
  • 1 outdoor jacuzzi with a view of Spain.
  • 2 saunas + 1 hammam..

And many other activities to help the body recharge with ions and mineral salts.
Access 22€/person.

A la carte
    OVER 6 DAYS 879€: 15 revitalising treatments (3 hydromassage baths + 3 remineralising baths + 6 tonic jet showers + 3 revitalising seaweed wraps or self-heating sea mud applications) + 9 relaxing treatments (6 sea affusions + 2 relaxing massages + 1 sea affusion massage).
    OVER 4 DAYS 460€: 7 revitalising treatments (1 application of self-heating marine mud + 1 marine affusion + 1 tonic jet shower + 2 relaxing baths with oligo-marines + 2 hydromassage baths with essential oils) + 4 relaxing treatments (2 relaxing massages with essential oils + 2 hydrorelax 1 beauty spa treatment) + 1 body scrub with Salies-de-Béarn salt.
Thalasso wellness escapades
    OVER 1 DAY OR 2 HALF DAYS 110€: 1 hydromassage bath with essential oils + 1 marine affusion + 1 revitalising seaweed wrap.
    OVER 2 DAYS 219€:  remineralising bath with oligo-marines + 1 hydromassage bath with essential oils + 1 marine affusion + 1 revitalising seaweed wrap + 1 hydrorelax + 1 relaxing massage with essential oils.
    3 DAYS 340€: 1 remineralising bath with oligo-marines + 1 hydromassage bath with essential oils + 2 marine affusions + 2 revitalising seaweed wraps + 1 hydrorelax + 1 relaxing massage with essential oils + 1 tonic jet shower.

Good to know: bathrobes, towels and sandals are provided. Medical advice: a medical certificate of no contraindication (less than 1 month old) is required. If necessary, a consultation (for a fee) with our doctor will be necessary. You can reach the spa by your own means.

And always... the Vacances Bleues family spirit

With its 3.5 kilometres of fine sandy beach in the shape of a naturally protected bay, the site of Hendaye offers an ideal surfing spot to learn to master your first waves in a family and friendly spirit. 
Sheltered from the strong swells and on a spot of exceptional quality, you will enjoy the gentle waves of this "green surfing track", practicable at all tides.

A unique opportunity to learn to surf

Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced surfer, whatever your level of surfing, you will be able to tame the waves of Hendaye, which have the reputation of being "easy".

Surf with a clear head

Hendaye beach is known as one of the safest on the Basque coast. You can surf in complete peace of mind!

Around Orhoïtza, a town and a region to explore

Hendaye, the last coastal town before Spain

There are so many things to do in Hendaye! Don't miss out on the must-sees, starting with the Abbadi castle-observatory. You can take advantage of this visit to Antoine Abbadi's world to walk around the park which overlooks the ocean on three sides.

And when you think of a seaside resort, you think of water sports! In Hendaye, there is everything you need for surfing, bodyboarding, kite surfing and stand up paddling.

To discover the Basque Country
  • The castle of Urtubie, 3 km from Saint Jean de Luz, which has belonged to the same family since its construction in 1341.
  • The caves of Sare and their sound and light show which allows you to discover the mythology and origins of the Basque people.
  • The Rhune train, a vintage cogwheel train dating from 1924, takes you up to an altitude of 905 metres in 35 minutes.
  • The authentic charm of the seaside resorts of Saint-Jean-de-Luz, Ciboure and Guéthary...
  • The narrow streets of the villages of Sare, Ainhoa and Espelette, typical of the Basque coast.
And our help for a successful stay

Visit the Kiosk to find out all about the activities and visits not to be missed in Hendaye and near your place of residence! It is also at the Kiosk that you will be able to discover the programme of half-day excursions* offered from the hotel: Biarritz, San Sebastian, Saint Jean Pied de Port, Guggenheim Museum... *With supplement

Also take advantage of our ticketing service to obtain preferential rates for the Biarritz Aquarium or the Sare Caves...

Le + VB : In addition, each week, find a choice of excursions with our partner Le Basque Bondissant (according to programme and a minimum of participants).

Meet the Pottoks

Meet these little horses, about 1.30 metres tall, in the company of a guide who can tell you all about the flora, fauna and geology of the Basque Country.

Combine the discovery of a region with the pleasure of cycling

Located at the end of the Vélodyssée route, the town of Hendaye offers cycling routes between the beaches and the mountains, suitable for all levels. 
For a breathtaking cycling trip, we recommend you take the Bidasoa greenway in Spain. This route, which runs along the river, following the axis of an old railway line, will offer you sumptuous landscapes.


Hikers: discover the authentic Basque Country!

Take advantage of your stay in our hotel in Hendaye to walk along the Basque coast on the Sentier du Littoral (Coastal Path): a 25-kilometre walk to take in the breathtaking views!

The more experienced can try crossing the Pyrenees on the GR10 for an exceptional hike in a magnificent area of protected nature...

A cultural agenda that sets the pace for the year:
  • In March: Don't miss the spring fair in Hélette.
  • In April: Go to Bayonne for the ham fair which has been held since 1462.
  • In May: Hendaye organises its "Mai du Théâtre" while in Bayonne the "Journées du Chocolat" takes place.
  • In July/August: "Hendaye celebrates summer" with concerts, theatrical improvisations, circus shows, the Chipiron Festival and the Basque Festival...
  • September: The Basque coastline becomes pedestrianised for a day of festivities with sales and themed visits.
Pssst !
Why not take advantage of your stay to organise a little trip to Spain?
Less than 20 minutes away: Fontarrabie, a small medieval Spanish village accessible by sea shuttle, just opposite Hendaye. 30 minutes away: the seaside town of San Sebastian. 1.5 hours away: the traditional and modern city of Bilbao with the extraordinary Guggenheim Museum!



Take advantage of our children's benefits

Because family holidays are precious, our teams do everything possible to welcome your tribe!

All year round, take advantage of our children's benefits, which can be combined with the current offer:
  • Free all year round for children under 2 years old
  • Children from 2 to 5 years old: - 50% off
  • Children from 6 to 11 years old: - 25% off
  • Children from 12 to 14 years old: -10% off
Useful Information

For an easy arrival

Our address

Hotel - Holiday Homes VACANCES BLEUES
1, rue des Oliviers


How to reach us

By road (recommended)

If you take the A63 or A64, take exit 2 Saint-Jean-de-Luz Sud, direction Hendaye. In Hendaye, follow the Boulevard de la Mer and at the roundabout of the old Moorish-style casino, go straight on for about 500 m. Then turn left at Rue des Arbousiers and continue straight on until you reach the Florida roundabout. Then take the 5th on the left. Stop at 1 rue des Oliviers.

By train

Hendaye train station is 3 km from the hotel residence.

By plane

Biarritz airport is 25 km from the hotel residence.

Opening hours of the reception:

Reception open 7 days a week from 9am to 9.30pm

Arrivals: from 5pm

Departures: before 10am



Phone: 04 91 00 96 48


Phone: 05 59 48 80 00

Additional information

Parking: Orhoïtza offers you a parking space in its secure, covered car park. This option is extra.
Tourist tax: This is collected on behalf of the municipalities and must be paid when booking. The amount is determined per person per night and is subject to revision during the year.
On holiday with baby: Families with babies are welcome. Please specify at the time of booking if you would like a baby kit.

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