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Cenitz beach
Cenitz beach

On the coast of Guéthary, you will discover protected areas, exceptional sites conducive to surfing and all sports, swimming and walks.

  • Presentation and significance of flags of beach

The beaches of sand and pebbles Guéthary seduce all those looking for peace (even in August!), authenticity, and good quality of bathing water (Quality of bathing water )

Bay Cenitz : via the coastal path, you walk along the beach Cenitz and discover the flora and fauna of a site classified Conservatoire du Littoral. Between Guéthary and St Jean de Luz, monitored in summer, this beach is ideal for lovers of natural areas. Parking and restaurant on site.

Plage de Parlementia
Parlementia beach

Parlementia : between Guéthary and Bidart, this sandy beach is supervised during the summer. That the appointment of surfers. You can admire these famous waves.

Harrotzen Costa called "The Alcyone" : snuggled up in a small cove, this beach is ideal for families. At low tide, the sea receded, giving way to a pool where children can swim safely (under supervision) and watch crabs and shrimp in the rocks.

The surf spots

The wave of Guéthary
The wave of Guéthary

Located on rocky, surf spots Guéthary are for surfers and equipped.

Guéthary-Parlementia :
Guéthary right, legendary wave comparable to Sunset Beach (Hawaii), is one of the pearls from the French coasts. On sunny days, this long line of rocks on the bottom takes place over 250m.

The Alcyone :
The left Alcyone is one of the most impressive of the West Coast
It offers a powerful tube and solid background of aggressive rock. When the tide is too low, only the surfers are likely to face.

Avalanche :
Surfed by large waves, Avalanche is the spot for lovers of big waves of the Basque Coast. This long left takes all its glory as soon as the swell rises above 4, 5 and 6 meters.

Cénitz :
These waves opening right and left depending on the orientation of the series, walking in small waves.

High Quality Tourism Label

Flag Quality Coast - Guéthary

In 2010 Guéthary is the first town in France recognized for its high quality and environmental tourism.

The distinction "Quality Coast Award, has been awarded by the European network" Coastal and Marine Union "for its efforts in sustainable tourism.

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