Hendaye beach is
situated at the French Spanish border. It is a good beach for the
beginner surfer who need to build up experience. The photo is from the
beginning of October and there are hardly anybody on the beach, even if
the water temp is 18 Deg C.
During the beach season some sort of restrictions
will apply to surfing, so nobody gets hurt by fast moving boards and
This is a place
for the inexperienced surfer to find shelter, when you further to the
North has a thundering beach break.
By the end of
September most camping sites are closed in the neighbourhood. One option
is to set up camp in St.Jean de Luz. a pleasant small town 10 Km north.
Another option is
to get a hotel on the water front. There are Hotel Valencia, 29,
Boulevard de la Mer,
Tel: +33 5-59200162. Hotel Uhaïnak, Tel: +33
5-59203363. There are more hotels in the nearby area.
( You may want to give the hotel management a hint that you are bringing
your surf board )
The nearest air
port is San Sebastian airport, only 8 Km away, across the border to