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Top 7 Best Neighborhoods in Biarritz


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Top 7 Best Neighborhoods in Biarritz

Biarritz is a seaside town known for its elegant architecture, legendary surf spots, picturesque beaches, and quality of life. Each of its neighborhoods has its own identity, with its atmosphere and history.

Whether you are looking for a lively neighborhood near the beach, a peaceful neighborhood nestled in greenery, or an elegant district with beautiful period homes, you will certainly find what you are looking for in one of Biarritz's neighborhoods.

Imperial Neighborhood

The prestigious Imperial neighborhood is centered around the iconic Hotel du Palais, between the Grande Plage and the Plage du Miramar. Its history dates back to the second half of the 19th century when Biarritz became a popular tourist destination for the French and European aristocracy and elites, thanks to Empress Eugénie who built her summer residence, the Villa Eugénie, on the current site of the Hotel du Palais.

The architecture of the Imperial neighborhood is a mix of eclectic styles, such as the Anglo-Norman style, Art Deco, and the neo-Basque or neo-Gothic style, which give these historic villas a unique charm. There are elegant villas with gardens and sometimes a view of the ocean. Some of these villas have been transformed into luxurious apartments, offering exceptional living conditions to their occupants. These properties testify to the luxury and opulence of the time and are still highly sought after for their refinement and proximity to the beaches and shops.

Town Center and Les Halles

Discover the charm of Biarritz's town center by strolling along the magnificent beaches that stretch along the seafront, from the Grande Plage to the family-friendly Port Vieux beach. Then wander through the lively streets around the covered market, where you can find the best fresh and local products, and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this seaside town, between cafes, restaurants, and trendy shops.

Biarritz's town center also offers plenty of activities for all tastes, with exciting exhibitions, a must-see visit to the Biarritz aquarium, picturesque walks along the sea or up to the Rocher de la Vierge. You can find beautiful apartments with unobstructed views of the city and the ocean and townhouses with gardens, offering great comfort with a walkable lifestyle.

Saint Charles Neighborhood

Located between the prestigious Biarritz Golf and the iconic Hotel du Palais, the Saint Charles neighborhood is a true haven of peace in the heart of Biarritz. Appreciated for its proximity to the beaches and golf course, this district is the ideal place to enjoy a pleasant neighborhood life, organized around its charming central square lined with varied and quality food shops, a theater, restaurants, a nursery, and a school.

The remarkable architecture of the Saint Charles district is a real asset, with magnificent old houses surrounded by peaceful gardens, offering an idyllic living environment. Whether you are looking to live there year-round or as a second home, the Saint Charles district is a very pleasant place to live, just 600m from the Grande Plage and 300m from the Plage du Miramar. If you are looking for a peaceful but dynamic neighborhood, close to the beaches and shops, the Saint Charles neighborhood is made for you! Come and discover this small village in the heart of Biarritz and enjoy its unique atmosphere, between calm and conviviality.

The Bibi-Beaurivage Neighborhood

The Bibi-Beaurivage neighborhood is an old fishing village that has preserved its charm and conviviality. Today, it welcomes a lively and trendy neighborhood life around Place Pradier. Just a stone's throw from the legendary surf spot of the Côte des Basques, and not far from the Halles de Biarritz, you will find a friendly atmosphere in Bibi-Beaurivage, with restaurants, wine bars, and all the local shops you need.

If you're looking for a townhouse with a garden, or a charming apartment near the Côte des Basques beach, Bibi-Beaurivage is the perfect place for you! Don't hesitate to come and discover this authentic and vibrant district.

The Phare Neighborhood

Located on the heights of Biarritz, the peaceful and green Phare district offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, the town center, the beaches of Anglet, and the mountains of the Spanish coast. Extending its boundaries to the Golf de Biarritz - Le Phare, this residential neighborhood is highly coveted for its tranquility and proximity to the golf course and beaches.

It houses sumptuous Belle Époque and neo-Basque-style residences, surrounded by landscaped gardens, some with swimming pools, offering a privileged living environment for families. If you're looking for a peaceful and elegant place to live, the Phare neighborhood in Biarritz is the perfect place to settle.

The Milady Neighborhood

Located at the southernmost tip of Biarritz, between Bidart and the Beaurivage neighborhood, the Milady neighborhood is highly sought after for its quality of life, between the beaches and the Ilbarritz golf course. You can find apartments with terraces or charming houses with pools, offering panoramic views of the ocean and mountains. You can enjoy a holiday atmosphere all year round, with family or friends, in an exceptional natural setting.

The Parc d'Hiver Neighborhood

A residential neighborhood where the bourgeoisie of the early 20th century came to protect themselves from the winds and sea spray during the winter, the Parc d'Hiver neighborhood is now an elegant and sought-after area for its quality of life, connected to the town center of Biarritz by the trambus in just a few minutes. You can find mainly superb period houses with wooded gardens, often inhabited year-round, less than 2km from the Grande Plage, and close to all the local shops in the Aguilera neighborhood.


Whether you want to live in Biarritz or buy a second home, don't hesitate to tell us about your research. We will accompany you throughout your real estate project.

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