Hôtel & Résidence Le Grand Large
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Your hotel in Biarritz with sea view
Our residence has a privileged location. It is located 200 metres from the Port-Vieux and the town centre and only 10 minutes' walk from La Grande Plage.
An invigorating stay in the heart of the surf capital
Welcome to Biarritz, a city that lives to the rhythm of the ocean and a landmark for all surfing enthusiasts! Here you will discover a region of great beauty, a wild coastline known for the nature of its waves and a cultural destination with a folklore that is still very much alive!
Visits not to be missed:
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Your hotel in Biarritz, 400m from the beach
The European capital of surfing is waiting for you, go to the line up to tame the waves.
No need to cross the Atlantic Ocean to surf! Less far away than California, there is Biarritz. Since the end of the 1950s, Biarritz has been recognised as one of the best surfing spots in Europe and today attracts surfers from all over the world.
Initiation, private lessons, relaxation lessons... Take advantage of your stay in our residence to follow lessons with our partner school HASTEA. You will learn to spot the best waves and to become one with the ocean.
Your Residence facing the Ocean
The Résidence Le Grand Large in Biarritz welcomes you to one of its fully-equipped studios and flats with veranda and ocean view.
The fully equipped kitchenette will allow you to alternate between restaurant outings and quick lunch breaks in the comfort of your accommodation.
The little extra: No need to load your suitcases, we provide bed linen, towels and household linen.
Service & Facilities included
- Sheets, towels and household linen provided. 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 stay
- Laundry room
- Outdoor and covered parking
They are welcome: pets (dogs and cats under 8 kgs).
Flavours in your restaurant in Biarritz
On holiday in the south-west, start the day in style with a gourmet and panoramic breakfast!
A panoramic breakfast with a view of the Atlantic
With its huge windows offering a breathtaking view of the Atlantic, our room is waiting for you to complete this perfect picture.
Get a taste of the Basque Country!
For nearly 40 years, Jacques Salles has been working with his bees to ensure that beekeeping is environmentally friendly and sustainable... and you can taste it on your plate!
At Le Grand Large, you can enjoy the honeys and jams from its Loretzia production.
Our favourite? The black cherry jam, accompanied by a piece of warm baguette and local sheep's cheese. A real treat!
Your Vacances Bleues Residence on the Basque Coast
If you want to have a good time without leaving your holiday destination, you have come to the right place.
Activities to do in your residence
Here, you will enjoy our outdoor swimming pool with a relaxation pool (open in summer) but also various sports facilities: a bowling alley, ping-pong tables and even a pelota court.
During the day, or when the sun goes down, make yourself comfortable in our lounge for a moment of relaxation with family or friends. Don't hesitate to ask at reception, we have board games, card games, scrabble, table tennis rackets and balls, as well as balls and petanque balls for outdoor play.
Sitting on the terrace with a pack of cards in your hand, admire the magnificent view...
And always the Vacances Bleues family spirit
Going on holiday also means meeting new people, spending quality time with your family and getting together! Le Grand Large invites you to take advantage of shared spaces: reading tables, library...
And to create links and share moments of complicity, we have board games at your disposal.
Rejuvenate with Thalmar
Located opposite the ocean, Thalmar is a true centre dedicated to well-being and fitness. The residence offers preferential rates. Information and booking at the reception.
L'Archipel, your aquatic fitness centre, has :
- 3 successive heated seawater pools
- Underwater jets
- Bubble seats
- Aquagym classes
- Sauna and Hammam
The Festival of Games
- Scrabble from 12 to 20 February 2022 at the Bellevue Centre
- Bridge from 20 to 27 February 2022 at the Casino Municipal
Biarritz welcomes you for the 20th edition of the Biarritz Games Festival, a festival with a national and international reputation.
As every year, Bridge and Scrabble will be in the spotlight!
Sea, Surf & Sun
More than a sport, surfing is a real way of life in Biarritz! Take advantage of your stay to attend a competition!
The surfing capital of Europe
Our partner, the Hastea surf school, offers you a sporting holiday with your feet in the water!
You will enjoy the joys of surfing on the Basque Coast, the meeting place for surfers! With its lovely gentle waves sheltered from the northern winds, this spot is ideal for beginners or those who want to improve their skills!
You are so close to the ocean, it would be a shame not to take advantage of it!
We offer surfing courses with all the equipment provided on the beach of the Côte des Basques, in partnership with the Hastea school:
- Weekend package: 1.5 hours of surfing lessons per day for 2 days.
- Relaxation package : 1h30 surf lesson for 5 days.
- Kids Package : 1h30 of surfing lessons for 5 days for children from 5 to 10 years old.
Information and booking at the reception.
Good deal: board, wetsuit and insurance are included in the price!
Outside the hotel, a city and a region to discover
On holiday in Biarritz, in addition to surfing, you have access to dozens of water sports: bodyboarding, scuba diving, swimming, canoeing, paddleboarding, jet skiing, kite surfing...
Golf lovers will not be left out! Indeed, the city has 16 different golf courses offering a magnificent view of the ocean.
Explore the Basque hinterland
Around Biarritz, you can discover the caves of Sare, the towns of Bayonne, Espelette and Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.
Take advantage of your stay with us to visit the town of Dax.
On site, enjoy a meal at the restaurant of the 4-star Vacances Bleues Le Splendid hotel with its Art Deco architecture, listed as a Historic Monument.
In Anglet, discover the last French manufacturer of chisteras. A remarkable know-how made by hand from the skeleton, to the braiding and leather work.
Combine discovery of the region with cycling pleasure!
Have you ever heard of the Vélodyssée? La Vélodyssée is more than 1200 km of cycling along the Atlantic!
Follow the routes and discover the treasures of the region.
Be prepared to see exceptional views of the ocean, breathtaking beaches, major cultural sites and a remarkable built heritage.
Hikers, discover the best of the Basque Country!
If you like to walk, Biarritz is a good choice! From the city, you will find many hiking trails, easy, moderate or sporty, it's up to you.
You can also take the GR10, a path that runs along the Basque coastline and alternates between mountains, hills and plains...
In the company of a specialised guide, you will plunge into the heart of the history of the Basque Country and sometimes even meet the local producers who perpetuate ancestral traditions.
For an easy arrival
“LE GRAND LARGE”
Hôtel-Résidence VACANCES BLEUES
1, rue Dalbarade
How to reach us
From Bordeaux or Toulouse, take the A63 motorway to the Biarritz exit. Then follow the direction Bidart and drive along the coast towards Biarritz until you reach rue Dalbarade.
From Saint-Jean-de-Luz, take the A63 motorway to the Biarritz exit. Then follow the signs for Bidart and drive along the coast towards Biarritz until you reach rue Dalbarade.
The Biarritz TGV station is only 3 km from the hotel.
Biarritz-Anglet-Bayonne international airport 3 km away
San Sebastian airport (Spain) 36 km away
Pau Pyrenees airport 120 km away
Opening hours of the reception:
Arrivals: from 4pm
Departures: before 11am
Phone: 04 91 00 96 48
Phone: 05 59 41 41 00
Parking: Our hotel has an outdoor and covered car park (extra charge).
Visitor's tax: It is collected on behalf of the municipalities and must be paid when booking. Its amount, determined per person and per night, may be revised during the year.