Luz Bay View

attractive character apartment with beautiful sea views
Ref: 251 St Jean de Luz
  • 3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • no pool
  • Comfort Rating Good quality

We Say

Stylish character apartment, with views of the bay & Pyrenees from the balconies that are jaw-dropping! A wonderful place to enjoy St Jean de Luz's many charms

Pricing & availability

Luz Bay View
3 bedrooms, sleeps 6

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Notes on prices

  • Price includes: Linen, towels, parking space, wifi
  • Compulsory extras: Tourist tax, 0.50 EUR per adult per day
  • Optional extras: Cot & high chair available free of charge
  • Security deposit: 800 EUR
  • Changeover day: Flexible in June & September, Saturday the rest of the year
  • Arrival and departure:
  • Fortnight booking restriction: No

What Makes Bay View A Great Holiday Rental

  • Exceptional views of St Jean de Luz bay & the Pyrenees
  • Short walk to the beach, town, restaurants & coast paths
  • Homely, character apartment with high ceilings, French doors, stripped floors
  • Rich & varied area of places to visit, lots to do, wonderful cuisine
  • Ideal for a car-free holiday

Best For:

Families, especially with younger children, will love being so close to the toddler-friendly beach. Ideal base for older familes, couples & friends curious to explore all the Basque country has to offer.

Suitability For:

  • Toddlers: lift access to apartment; cot available to hire; short walk to toddler friendly beach; supervision required on balconies
  • Teenagers: wifi; safe area to roam independently; many activities (eg surfing, golf, cycling, tennis, mountain biking) nearby
  • Reduced mobility: lift access to apartment; accommodation is single-storey

Anything To Watch Out For:

A small amount of road noise from below, but not constant or intrusive - street is a dead-end.

Why St Jean de Luz?

A colourful and proudly Basque fishing port and holiday town, famous for the quality and range of Basque-influenced seafood restaurants. A superb & safe town beach in a sheltered bay, excellent for younger children. Lovely area for coastal & mountain walks, cycling (quite hilly!); surf beaches, golf courses and tennis all nearby. Charming Basque villages to visit. You can even pop over the border for tapas in San Sebastian! A vivid, rich & memorable area.

Accommodation

Comfortable, homely apartment with the most amazing views

Luz Bay View is located on the 2nd floor of an attractive 1930s residence on St Jean de Luz seafront. Access is via stairs or stylish wire-cage lift.

The apartment itself is spacious (approx. 100m2), light, and furnished in classic contemporary style. There are many character features including polished wood floors, high ceilings, tall French doors & windows, fireplace with marble mantlepiece.

It is laid out on one level - the bedrooms, bathrooms, living and kitchen are off a long corridor from the entrance to the front of the building. The rooms comprise:

Beautiful living room with exceptional bay views via French doors; large corner sofa plus chairs seating 6-8 altogether, TV, fireplace. Access to juliet balcony and sitting balcony with small garden table & chairs

Well-equipped kitchen with breakfast table & chairs (seats 6), and all usual appliances - see Equipment panel for details

Three bedrooms:

  • Master double bedroom with 160cm double bed, wardrobe, French doors open on to balcony with bay views
  • Second double bedroom with 160cm double bed, chest of drawers, French doors open on to juliet balcony with bay views
  • Children's bedroom with bunk beds (2 90x190cm beds), window with sea views

Two bathrooms:

  • Shower room with basin & toilet
  • Bathroom with overhead shower, basin & toilet

The entrance to the reisdence is gated; there is an off-road parking space in front of the apartment building.

Bedrooms

Two double bedrooms (160x200cm beds), one bedrooms with bunk beds (90x190cm beds)

Bathrooms

2 shower rooms

Pool

No pool

Equipment

Kitchen

  • dishwasher
  • washing machine
  • oven & hob
  • microwave
  • fridge freezer
  • coffee maker
  • toaster

Entertainment

  • tv with French channels
  • wi-fi

Outside

  • parking space

House Rules

No pets, sorry

Location

The apartment is located on the 2nd floor of an attractive 1930s apartment building across the road from St Jean de Luz beach. It's a short walk to the beach, shops & restaurants in the town centre (including daily food hall).

Local Amenities

Nearest village / town: St Jean de Luz
Nearest beach: St Jean de Luz
Boulangerie: St Jean de Luz
Restaurant: St Jean de Luz
Market: St Jean de Luz

Distance to nearest major transport connections

  • Biarritz 20 kms
  • Pau 100kms
  • Bilbao 120 kms
  • Bilbao ferry port 120 kms
  • Santander ferry port 200 kms
  • St Malo ferry port 750 kms
  • Calais ferry port 1050 kms

Things to do and see

Our Highlights

  • Take Le Petit Train de la Rhune to the peak - over 900m high, and amazing views
  • Enjoy a Spanish-influenced seafood meal in one of the pedestrianised streets
  • Cross the border for early evening tapas in San Sebastian - a must!
  • If you're a novice try a surf taster lesson at Hendaye plage or, for more advanced surfers, Lafitenia
  • Pamper yourself with a treatment at the Helianthal spa centre in St Jean de Luz, or Serge Blanco's centre in Hendaye

Nearby Activities

  • Surfing
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Horse-riding
  • Fishing
  • Spa & thalassotherapy
  • Pelote Basque
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Mountain sports
  • Paddle-boarding

Day Trip Ideas

  • A tour of Basque country villages: Ascain, Ainhoa, Sare, La Bastide Clairance Cambo-les-Bains, Espelette and St-Jean-Pied-de-Port. On the coast, take in Bidart & Guéthary.
  • A visit to Bayonne, the under-rated ‘capital’ of the Pays Basque, or Biarritz for sea-side style
  • Explore the Pyrenees National Park for its wildlife, walks & scenery
  • Crossing the border into Spain for a visit to San Sebastian, Pamplona or the Guggenheim museum at Bilbao

The Local Area

Whether its beaches, boutiques, culture, restaurants or festivals you are looking for, St Jean de Luz is hard to beat. It is an authentic and colourful seaside town and working fishing port, with extensively pedestrianised centre, squares and alleys dotted with pavement restaurants & cafés. It is recognised as the capital of Basque cuisine and is noted for its seafood - it is one of Rick Stein’s favourite places. For activities there are coastal & mountain walks, road & off-road cycling, all manner of water-sports (including several surf spots), golf, tennis, horse-riding. The town has a famous spa, Hélianthal. There are  The distinctive Basque architecture and landscape 

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