On the Atlantic ocean, near the Pyrenees mountains, just metres from Socoa's excellent sandy beach, this spacious, recently refurbished, well-equipped apartment has 2 good sized bedrooms each with its own shower/bathroom and own terrace. This makes it ideal to share with family or friends.
On one level is a living room with open plan kitchen which leads onto a terrace with table & chairs where you can watch the sunset enjoying the local wine and market produce, a bedroom with twin beds or super king bed (your choice of configuration) and a bathroom. Upstairs is a second large bedroom with one double bed with ensuite shower room and its own terrace with lounge chairs.
We supply linens and towels and information on all the great things to see and do nearby.
The apartment has included parking beside the building. But forget the car you can walk everywhere: to the beach, shops and local market!
On arrival you will be greeted by the bi-lingual owners, Mireille (French) and Nick, her English husband
Just few minutes drive or a short walk to the centre of St Jean de Luz where daytime you can enjoy the harbourside artists, take a sea trip, or relax in one of the many cafes. Whilst the appartment has great kitchen facilities, an evening stroll here offers an amazing array of restaurants, bistros, cafes and bars in its picturesque cobbled streets to suit all pockets".
Location : 300m from Socoa beach (just south of St Jean de Luz), moments to local restaurants and all amenities. Just 20 minutes south to San Sébastian (Spain) and 20mn to Biarritz to the north. Nearest airport Biarritz 20mins (direct to Stansted, Gatwick, Dublin, Paris). Nearest train stn St Jean de Luz (TGV) 2km.
Stroll along the Corniche to Hendaye.
Visit the mountain of "La Rhune" and its little train and discover the magnificent view from the top of the Basque coast, the surrounding countryside and the Pyrenees mountains.
Cyclists will enjoy the challenge of the Cols- col d'Ibardin amongst others leading to neighbouring Spain.
Golf - 15 mins from "Golf de la Nivelle".
Spa: let yourself been pampered in St Jean de Luz and Hendaye spas.
Visit Maison Ravel, Fort Socoa, Bordagain Tower, Aubadia Mansion, Urtubie Castle and enjoy local seasonal festivals of the Basque Country.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Socoa beach|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Biarritz 22 km, Nearest railway: St Jean de Luz 2 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
Situated in the South West of France in the Aquitaine county, this is part of the Basque country which has kept up to now its traditional language and is known for its gastronomy. The Basque people are know for their sense of local parties with traditional music and dances
Ciboure has certainly one of the one of the most beautiful architectural heritage of the Basque Country. The Fort Socoa had an imminent role of protection against the Spanish ennemy at a time. It is located on the western side ot the bay of St Jean de Luz . From the Fort Socoa, 500m from the appartment, you can pick up the route along La Corniche taking you walking down to Hendaye.
You can enjoy some mini cruises at sea taking you to the port of Hondarribia in Spain. Numerous water sports are available, you will find the clubs beside Fort Socoa. Surfers are present all year around to enjoy the waves of the Atlantic ocean.
Should you prefer Golf, you have the choice between the "Golf de la Nivelle" and the "Practice de la Corniche".
The Vélodyssey passes through Ciboure so you can now cycle from Britanny down to Hendaye!