28 May 2019 - French Mortgage News | Quick Guides |
The best places in France for families by the sea – Part 6: Hossegor
Welcome to Part 6, the final post in our series about places in the South of France for families by the sea. If you missed our posts on Antibes, Cimiez in Nice, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Gruissan or Port Grimaud click here.
Last but not least, we head to the Atlantic coast…
6. Hossegor, Aquitaine
On the west side of the country, Hossegor can be found in the Landes department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France, 30mins north of Biarritz airport (which has direct flights from London, Birmingham and Southampton in the summer) or 90mins south of Bordeaux. The overnight ferries to Bilbao or Santander in Spain are another option, that also gives you some amazing dophin-spotting opportunities on route! . It is a well-known seaside resort with circa 7km of beaches and is considered to have some of the best surfing conditions in the world. The area also has a large forest and wetland area which is popular with nature lovers, walkers and cyclists. The Plage du Parc beach is particularly suited for young families due to its protected Lagoon and a pleasant average temperature of 23 degrees. The area also offers a large aquatic park at Seignosse and a programme of summer activities aimed at children during the summer.
Hossegar – kids surf paradise
Here’s a cute 4 bed cottage in Anglet, just a couple of kilometres south of Hossegar, close to Biarritz
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