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About Hossegor

Hossegor is a town in Aquitaine, south west France, some 12 miles north of Biarritz. It is a world renowned mecca for surfing types, but it's not just a one trick pony....there are plenty of other reasons to visit.The best places to stay in Hossegor are perfect bases whether you're here for the surf or simply a family break.

Most famous for surfing, Hossegor boasts world class beach breaks at Graviere and La Nord and also nearby Capbreton and Seignoisse. The town hosts the Quicksilver Pro France competition every September. Along with the surfing community comes is a lively summer nightlife.

But it's not all about surfing. The town itself is attractive with its Basque style villas. There is a casino, also a listed building, plus the usual tourist shops and restaurants. Don't niss the regular markets in Hossegor - three times a week.

The beaches themselves are wide and sandy and stretch all the way to the Spanish border. And as well as the Atlantic beaches, Hossegor is situated on the inland Lake Hossegor and this is where you'll find the less extreme water sports - it's ideal for paddle boarding and kayaking. Plus it's home to a wide range of local flora, fauna and marine life.

For nature lovers and cyclists, you can explore the Landes forest. Golf, tennis and horseriding are all available too.

Don't forget that during the peak summer months, this is a very busy resort. So if you want to guarantee a bed in one of the best places to stay in Hossegar, get organised and book well ahead.

For families

  • Les Hortensias du Lac is a resort hotel on Lake Hossegor. It has a tropical garden full of colour and lakeside views. The rooms are elegant and spacious. There are an abundance of activities available for all the family.

For Boutique Style

  • The chic four bedroomed Lake Loft is the ultimate in contemporary design. Its rooms with their minimalist interiors have huge windows onto private balconies and the great outdoors. This is a great spot for walkers or those just wishing to chill out.

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Best Hotels in Hossegor

  • Lake Loft 4 rooms from £175


    A small boutique hotel with magazine worthy interior design. Chic contemporary rooms with floor to ceiling glass windows, private balconies and minimalist style. Equally stylish living areas bring the nature inside through the large windows. A heated pool and divine breakfasts. Absolute bliss.

    Active Holiday  -  Easy access to both the sea and Europe's largest pine forest providing an ideal base for all manner of outdoor pursuits.
    Surfing  -  Côte d'Argent's 200km of sandy beaches with Atlantic break make for excellent surfing conditions.
    Great walks  -  Miles of tracks through the surrounding forests for keen walkers.
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor Pool.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Les Hortensias du Lac 24 rooms from £92


    A resort hotel overlooking Lake Hossegor and just 500m from beautiful sandy beaches. Relax in the tropical garden, full of colourful flowers, with views of the lake. Rooms are elegant and spacious. Lots of activities on offer around the lake. Excellent choice for an active family holiday.

    Families  -  With an abundance of activities on offer this property is ideal for families.
    Views  -  Wonderful views over Lake Hossegor
    Local markets  -  Explore the local market
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
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