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Visit outstanding cultural attractions or take a hike amongst the peaks? A romantic tour of the wine route or a family cruise? What will this year's
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Sofitel Biarritz Le Miramar Thalassa sea & spa

Make your stay in Biarritz (External link) unforgettable at the five-star Sofitel Biarritz Le MIramar Thalassa sea & spa (External link), which focuses on seawater therapy, will ensure you a true relaxation. Enjoy its outdoor and indoor heated seawater pools, solarium, sauna, whirlpool bath and beauty and hairdressing salon, using products from La Prairie, Aquascience and Furterer. Feel as though you’re on a cruise ship as you gaze over the Bay of Biscay from vast windows, private terraces and 2 heated seawater pools, one on the hotel deck and one indoor. Sample delicious Basque cuisine by the pool and in the cosy dining room; mosey down to the bar with a panoramic view on the ocean for a pre-dinner aperitif or after-dinner cocktail with smooth jazz in the background. The hotel located on the Miramar Beach, and, by five minutes’ walk from Biarritz city centre is the perfect base to explore “Les Halles” an indoor market, the “Port des Pêcheurs”, the “Rocher de la Vierge” or the “Musée de la Mer”.