Ilbarritz - one of the loveliest campsites in the Basque Country
Some 900 metres from the Le Pavillon Royal beach, halfway between the dynamic seaside and tourist resorts of Bidart and Biarritz in the heart of the Côte Basque (Basque coast), the Ilbarritz campsite is located. Rated 4 star, this establishment extends over 6 hectares of a shaded park, where holidaymakers can make the most of a multitude of leisure facilities and stay in comfortable holiday rentals. It is one of the benchmark locations for camping and caravanning in the Pays Basque (Basque Country).
A benchmark location in Bidart
Ilbarritz enjoys one of the most idyllic locations. It occupies wooded and lush grounds, located in Bidart, 4.5 kilometres from the town centre of Biarritz, and 30 kilometres from Irun, which marks the border between France and Spain. Moreover the closest beach, the Le Pavillon Royal, is located 900 metres from here, whilst the Ilbarritz beach, one of the most famous on the Bidart coast which gives its name to the campsite, is barely much further away. To get to these two beaches, you can use a footpath running alongside the Bidart golf course.
Having arrived safe and sound, holidaymakers can unpack in comfortable holiday rentals, or set up their tent, caravan, camper or converted van on spacious and shaded pitches. These camping and caravanning plots all enjoy private bathroom installations and an electrical supply. The surface area of these pitches varies between 80 and 130 m².
With the holiday rentals, choice proves vital, enabling anyone to find accommodation meeting their needs. For example, there are glamping holiday rentals here, taking the form of “Bakea” cabins, out-of-the-ordinary and entirely built of wood. This high-end campsite in the Pays Basque (Basque Country) also offers luxury accommodation located in Premium areas, enjoying a unique landscaped layout. With a modern design and exceptional degree of comfort, these holiday rentals have no shortage of benefits to appeal to holidaymakers.
The beach just a stone’s throw away and a magnificent on-site water park
More than a basic campsite, Ilbarritz takes the form of a village club offering numerous services and equipped with leading sports and leisure facilities, able to meet all holidaymaker wants and needs. To do so, this establishment even has a concierge service where an entire team is tasked with finding solutions for everyone’s requests.
Amongst the other services on this 4-star campsite in Bidart, there is in particular a reception desk offering tourist information and a grocery which is open every day, with a bread outlet, daily newspapers, fresh produce etc. You find a restaurant, snack bar offering takeaway dishes and bar area to cool down, hairdresser’s, laundry and Wi-Fi coverage across the entire site.
Electric charging points are 2.5 kilometres from the campsite, whilst the nearest nightclub is 2 kilometres away. The dynamic and festive town centre of Bidart, with numerous bars and restaurants, is accessible just as quickly. Lastly, this outdoor establishment offers its occupants a wide choice of treatments owing to its wellness area. To unwind and relax, what better than coming here, where a beautician gives relaxation massages, body and face treatments, hair removal and plucking, manicure, etc.
At the gateway to Biarritz, perfect for discovering the Basque Country
A genuine temple of fun, this establishment is renowned for the quality of its leisure facilities. Notably, the water park tempts children and adults alike towards swimming and the delights of water. It consists of several heated pools, including an indoor swimming pool if needed, the impressive water slides and a children’s water play area, where a replica of a pirate ship appears to float!
Six days a week, holidaymakers wishing to can take part in the activities offered by the campsite activity team. From aquaerobics to abs and glutes workouts to sports tournaments, there is something for all tastes and ages. Moreover, the very young can go to one of the site’s three mini clubs. The Kids and Juniors clubs are notably open 6 hours per day and 5 days a week in the high season and 3 hours per day and 5 days a week according to numbers attending. The Teens club is only open in July and August, and for 4 sessions a week.
The perfect location of this establishment enables holidaymakers to tour around the Côte Basque (Basque coast) region, with one of the loveliest coasts on the Atlantic coastline. Near the campsite, a golf course and the Cité de l’Océan de Bidart (a water sports’ virtual experience with sea and sea life educational element), are both accessible on foot. A few kilometres from here, you can go on the Petit Train de La Rhune (tourist train), a rack railway from the beginning of the 20th century leading to the summit of the Col de la Rhune pass. There those intrigued can make the most of a panoramic view over the entire Basque Country, from the coast to the Pyrenees!