There are in fact three Biscarrosses!
Biscarrosse Lac - the 'natural' part
Biscarrosse Bourg - the small town about 6km away
Biscarrosse Plage - which comes to life in summer.
Altogether it's an area of great variety: endless sandy beaches, great surf, forest tracks, lakes and a warm sunny climate. In summer there's a daily market plus night market in Biscarrosse-Plage.
Golf : Domain du Golf is on your doorstep (18 + 9 holes; the par 68 18 hole course is wooded and tight). Further course at Arcachon.
Forest cycling & hiking: 17 kms of hiking trails and 30 kms of safe forest cycle tracks plus local bike hire shops.
Lake watersports: sailing, windsurfing, water-skiing and kayaking at the local lakes - Port Maguide (lac Cazaux)
The local lakes are great opportunity for whiling away the hours in tranquility, listening to the water lapping the sandy shores. The surrounding forest are perfect for picnics and rambling. The three pleaseure ports of the Etang de Cazauax et de Sanguinet - Ipses, Navarosse and Port Maguide - each provide a good base for exploring.
Surfing & body-boarding : excellent waves are found at Biscarrosse Plage and there is a surf club for tuition.
Flying : there is an aerodrome at Biscarrosse for fantastic pleasure flights or gliding over the lakes, ocean and forests. Or try your hand at parascending (Port Maguide)
Also available to try locally: fishing, horse-riding, tennis, go-karting quad-biking and adventure park.
Discover the Côte Landaise region of Aquitaine
Biscarrosse is a wonderful base for exploring this part of France: as well as the dunes, forests and lakes of the Landes, there is the outstanding natural beauty of the bassin d'Arcachon or the vineyards and heritage of the Bordeaux region. It's all in easy reach