Located 13 km south east of Biarritz, our course centre is in the quaint Basque town of St. Pée-sur-Nivelle, close to the beach and to the mountains.
Equipped with modern and spacious classrooms with WiFi throughout,the course centre is perfectly adapted to dynamic French language lessons. Students are accommodated in triple bedrooms,with a shared bathroom and games room with billiards,ping-pong and table football,as well as a TV-DVD room with couches for hanging out with friends. Set amidst rolling hills and vast forest, the centre’s numerous grass pitches and indoor sports hall guarantees a wealth of activities for our students. The location also provides an ideal point of departure for discovering the many cultural activities all within a stone’s throw away.
Learning French at Alpadia Biarritz is a rewarding and enjoyable experience as it provides you with the tools to improve your language skills and boost your confidence. Our lessons are dynamic and interactive, encouraging communication and exchange on themes that are of interest to the class. Choose from our Standard, Intensive or Standard with Private courses.
Student Residence - Triple room
At Alpadia Biarritz, you will stay in a modern residence composed of triple bedrooms with lovely views over the Basque mountains. With bathrooms shared between 6-8 students, there is a communal lounge as well as an indoor and outdoor games area for you to hang out in your free time. The residence is only a few metres away from the classrooms and dining hall.
The unique location, between mountains and sea, proposes a generous selection of activities! From watersports and beach fun, to mountain walks and historical discoveries, the Basque region will delight and surprise you with its wealth of natural beauty and cultural heritage.
Five afternoons per week are dedicated to outdoor and indoor activities. From team sports to cultural excursions, from sightseeing to shopping, you will have plenty of time to practise the language and have fun outside the classroom!
Three afternoons per week are dedicated to the optional Premium+ activities cooking, horse riding and watersports plus.
Learn about working with food, getting the opportunity to create culinary delights, from regional specialties to classic dishes, under the guidance of an experienced chef.
Be guided by our experienced instructors at the manege and spend quality time with these gracious animals, going for a gentle trek or galloping through the fields!
Premium+ Watersports Plus
Take advantage of one of the best surfing spots on the Atlantic. Whether you are a complete beginner or have some experience, our surfing teachers will help you ride the waves!
Alpadia Biarritz offers a generous host of weekly activities in the area. Blessed not only with natural beauty, the Basque region is also home to numerous cultural attractions.
Discover everything ocean and surf related at this architectural gem of a museum.
Visit this famous port city, renown not only for its wine, but also for its fine contemporary art museums.
Take a culinary voyage through the world of cacao and chocolate!
Take to the trees and have fun on suspended bridges, spider nets and tarzan jumps!
Discover this Pyrenees mountain summit via its authentic 1920s rack railway train.
Visit the biggest collection devoted to the Basque people, their culture and customs.
Explore the prehistoric caves of Sare, located between sea and mountains.
Stroll around this cozy city that boasts some of the best beaches alongside historical monuments.
Take a tour of this quaint fishing port that offers a wealth of shopping and cultural highlights.