Mountain, ocean or river, discover the natural wealth of the Basque Country through outdoor activities with “Laëti’tes Balades”.
What to do at the Hotel Laminak during your holidays in Biarritz
Your holidays in Biarritz in the heart of the Basque Country
Our team, in love with its land and the Basque Country, is delighted to welcome you and guide you throughout your stay in our hotel in Biarritz Arbonne.
Only 5 minutes by car from the hotel, the Atlantic Ocean and its beautiful beaches will reveal themselves to you during surfing outings, long walks along the seafront or simply a golf course, some holes of which overlook the superb beaches.
In the spirit of a “typical Basque house“, this charming hotel in the hinterland of Biarritz does not lack assets to seduce you by combining conviviality and serenity.
Family holidays: activities to do with children in Biarritz and surroundings
A pottok ride, a walk with hundreds of rabbits, a pastry workshop, a walk and a swim between lake and forest, a giant zip line in the treetops, a labyrinth, the Basque Country is full of fun and unusual activities to surprise your children during their holidays.
Here are a few ideas for spending a holiday at the Laminak Biarritz hotel full of life, laughter and emotion!
Family" activities to share on holiday with children
Pop Corn Labyrinth, opens the doors of its Giant Corn Labyrinths in Soustons from July 4th to August 30th, and in Saubion from July 8th to August 30th for new adventures!
“POP CORN LABYRINTHE” is 1H30 to 2H00 of adventure in the heart of nature, 5 kilometres of paths, stages to play, paths in all directions, dead ends, alleys that cross and intersect.
A real life-size amusement to do with family or friends. And for more thrills, experience the labyrinth at NIGHT!
Address: 89-300 Chemin d’Iturbidenborda, 64210 Ahetze
Good to know : Prices – Morning: 6€ – Afternoon: 7€ – Night: 8€.
Website : popcornlabyrinthe
Once you’ve got your feet wet, you won’t be able to get enough of it because geocaching is so addictive. And it’s a good thing, because the Basque Country has more than 500 caches! Where can you find them? Everywhere around you!
It’s a kind of treasure hunt, you just have to download the free Tèrra Aventura application, select a route, go to the starting point and let yourself be guided by a little character on your mobile who will invite you to answer different riddles until you get the GPS coordinates of the final cache – the geocachers’ Grail! Once you have found the cache, you can enter the mystery word on your smartphone to validate your route and win your reward!
The Bidart Tourist Office, in partnership with Tèrra Aventura, offers two geocaching routes.
Springs, whales and sailors:
Meet Zeïdon, this mischievous little character who is passionate about water in all its forms, will tell you the history of Bidart and will help you discover the village off the beaten track
The tough guys of the Atlantic !
This one already says a lot by its title, when you decide to follow Zonelib – this colourful character known for his strong character of resistance.
The route is sporty and hilly, but the viewpoints are superb and the riddles along the way are well worth the effort!
Address : Bidart
Download the free Tèrra Aventura application
20 minutes from the Laminak Hotel, the Pottok Estate offers you the chance to meet the Pottok, a typical pony breed from the Basque mountains. On the programme: exhibition and discovery trail on the Pottok, horse riding, discovery of the farm animals, demonstration of milking mares. Pottok milk is used to make soaps, cosmetics and artisanal delicacies that you will find in the estate’s shop.
Address : Le Domaine du Pottok : lieu-dit “Lapitza”, 64250 Espelette
Good to know: Free visit from April to June and from September to October, on Wednesdays from 3pm to 6pm. In July and August, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 12 pm.
A unique animal park to discover with your children! In Itxassou, discover the world of rabbits and guinea pigs and visit Europe’s first rabbit conservatory with your family! Different breeds of rabbits are kept alongside guinea pigs, each as adorable as the next! A small path in the forest allows you to learn more about the fauna, flora, birdlife, but also the history of life on our planet, with beautiful views of the Nive valley and the Pyrenean foothills.
Address: La Forêt des Lapins: Chemin d’Agorreta, 64250 Itxassou,
Good to know: adult rate (from 11 years old) / 7,00 €, junior (from 5 to 10 years old) / 4,00 €, child (from 2 to 4 years old) / 1,00 €. – Small refreshment bar and picnic area on site.
Website : www.laforetdeslapins.net
Are your children more of a “daredevil” and “intrepid” type? Treat yourself to a great thrill on the giant zip line of the lake of Saint Pée sur Nivelle, the longest in the south-west. More than 600 metres of cable and a descent at almost 90 km/h over the water and through a magnificent forest of hundred-year-old oaks. But that’s not all! The 12-hectare site is also home to a leisure centre, a real paradise for families: fine sandy beach (supervised swimming in July and August), water slides, pedalos, canoes, stand-up paddle, fishing, picnic area, walks around the lake (3 km).
Address: 9 allée Charles Cami, 64310 St-Pée-sur-Nivelle.
Good to know: The zip line activity is accessible to children aged 7/8 years accompanied by an adult on the course, and accessible alone from 10 years old.
It’s not always easy to find fun and original activities to keep children occupied. So why not try a Basque cooking class? Head for Sare and the Basque Cake Museum. This is an opportunity for the whole family to learn a little about the history of the Basque Country, but above all about the steps involved in making the famous cake. Of course, you will leave with your own Basque cake under your arm. A good time to share with your apprentice pastry chefs, especially as the chef is a real enthusiast with a sense of humour.
Address: Le Musée du Gâteau Basque, Départementale 406, Maison Haranea, Quartier Lehenbiscay, 64310 Sare,
Good to know: workshop led by a pastry chef, adult price/9 €, children/7 €, information and reservations: 06 71 58 06 69.
On the outskirts of the village of Souraïde, near Espelette, spend a pleasant day with your family at Ttiki Leku! Nestled in a forest, this family park is designed for children up to 12 years old. There are a multitude of outdoor games for all ages: aquabully (mini-cruise on the water for the little ones), parcabout (large net suspended like trampolines in the trees), inflatables, pedal karts, mini-golf, and much more. All this in a quiet, wooded environment, with plenty of space and nice spots for picnics in the forest.
Address: Ttiki Leku Park: Chemin d’Otsantza, 64250 Souraïde,
Good to know: open from Easter to All Saints’ Day, price from 3 to 60 years old / 8,50 €, over 60 years old / 7 €, free for under 3 years old.
The all-terrain scooter is accessible from 12 years old, from 1m40. It is a great mix of sensations between mountain biking and skiing thanks to its upright position. Light and easy to handle, it will allow you to make beautiful strolls more or less sportive according to your level. Ideal to spend a great time with friends or family while enjoying this fantastic setting.
Address : Opposite the Venta Elizalde – Col d’Ibardin – 64122 URRUGNE
Enjoy water activities for your holidays in Biarritz
Rocky, secluded coves or long sandy beaches are available. The most family friendly beach in the area is at St Jean de Luz (village beach – La Grande Plage) – the others tend to have good surf.
From summer schools for beginners to winter Big Wave breaks for semi-pros. Surfing is reliable all year round and the reefs off St-Jean-de-Luz are home to some of the best big wave surfers in Europe. Windsurfing, diving and sailing are also popular, particularly in the bays of St-Jean-de-Luz and Hendaye.
For your holidays in Biarritz what better than a hotel with a swimming pool
The large swimming pool at the Hotel Laminak Biarritz Arbonne, a charming hotel with character in the Basque Country, offers a relaxing summer escape in a green oasis.
12 metres long and 6 metres wide, the pool is the largest outdoor pool in the hotels in and around Arbonne.
The pool is surrounded by inviting loungers, elegant parasols and a lush garden.
Holidays in Biarritz dedicated to well-being and thalassotherapy
If your bones are sore or you just want to pamper yourself, seawater cures are a regional speciality.
There are centres in all the main coastal resorts.
Discover all the wellness services offered in our Biarritz wellness hotel and don’t wait to book one of our wellness packages.
Discover the land activities for your holidays in Biarritz
8 excellent courses including the second oldest on the continent. You can buy a Biarritz Golf Pass which gives you 5 green fees for the price of 4.
Compared to the south of France, the courses are quieter and less expensive, but the level of golf is very high. Don’t hesitate to go for it, check out our special golf breaks
Hiking, nature and mountains for your holidays in Biarritz
The 25km coastal path to Hendaye starts from Erretegia beach in Bidart.
White water rafting, paragliding and bird watching are other ways to enjoy this natural haven.
For nature lovers, there is also the Izadia ecological park in Anglet to visit
A hotel in Biarritz where you can discover the wonders of the Basque Country
Often animated by festive events of all kinds (Bayonne festivals, markets, Basque festivals, naval festivals, etc.). When we think of the Basque Country, we inevitably think of its coastline, which is renowned beyond the borders of France, of its culture and land steeped in history, or of its very special language.
However, the Basque Country has much more to offer than its coast and its very touristy towns.
For your holidays in Biarritz, discover the Basque Country in complete serenity by staying in our romantic establishment in Biarritz.
The Basque Country is a jewel, a jewel box that the whole world envies us.
The special light, the Atlantic Ocean, the mountains on the horizon, the rich vegetation that hides so well the most beautiful hotels and residences of the country, it is all this and much more the Basque Country.
Le Laminak, un hôtel à Biarritz classé parmi les meilleurs établissements de Charme et de Caractère du pays basque
Coming to the Laminak for a relaxing summer holiday is a guarantee of an exceptional time. However, it is important to choose the right hotel in Biarritz.
At the charming hotel Le Laminak Biarritz Arbonne The Originals Hotels Relais everything is done to make your stay in the Basque Country as pleasant as possible. Indeed, its top-of-the-range services and its exceptional location are undeniable assets.
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