Review written by Sophie Couard, August 24, 2015.
Do you want to spend your weekend or a whole vacation in the south-west of France? The town of Biscarrosse offers everything to make your stay unforgettable. You can enjoy, among others, a fantastic seaside resort, various lakes, like the Cazaux and Sanguinet, and especially the Casino Cogit with slot machines and table games, a restaurant and lots of entertainment. It is an ideal place for those who would like to try their luck and win at a game of chance.
Casino Cogit de Biscarrosse: games how we like them
The Casino in Biscarrosse is a place where you could can let go of all your worries, whether you are a regular player or you are looking for an exciting adventure. You can choose between different games with bets starting from 1 cent.
The slot machines
You can find 49 slot machines in a large room with pleasant soft lighting. You can select a machine you like, and have the choice between mechanical slots with 3 reels, video slots with 5 reels and video poker games.
The slots are open from 11 am to 3 am in July and August. The rest of the year the games room is open from Sunday to Thursday between 12 pm and 2 am and on Fridays, Saturdays and evenings before public holidays between 12 pm and 3 am.
If you like to take some risks without going over your head, you will surely be attracted to the game La Boule which is the central game in the room. There is only one table, and it can happen that you have to wait before you can play, especially in the high season, but this will only contribute to the thrill of this game of chance.
You can bet a minimum of €1 at the table. You can win €40 in case of a full number and up to €200 for simple chances.
The table with La Boule is open Sunday to Thursday from 8 pm to 2 am, and on Fridays, Saturdays and evenings before public holidays between 9 pm and 3 am. During the high season, especially in July and August it opens at 9 pm to closes at 3 am.
Blackjack and Bataille
Fans of the famous table games Blackjack and Bataille will also be able to find their pleasure in the Casino Cogit in Biscarrosse. Besides the Blackjack table is the Bataille table the latest addition to the casino, and it allows you to challenge the dealer and win ten times your initial bet.
Remember to take your ID if you would like to enter the games room.
The restaurant and the bar
In addition to the festive atmosphere in the games room, the Casino Cogit Biscarrosse also allows you to spend great moments with your family or your friends. The Rest'O restaurant welcomes you in a friendly environment and nice decorations. You will be able to enjoy all your favourite dishes, starters and desserts from €6, main courses from €12 and gourmet coffee or tea from €7. You can also choose from the various set menus, including the Twist Menu for €16, Luxury Menu at €20 and a children's menu for €8.
The Rest'O is open Wednesday to Saturday from 7.30 pm to 9.45 pm, and Sundays and holidays from 12 pm to 2.45 pm.
The lounge bar in the Biscarrosse Casino also allows you to spend quality time with a drink and your friends.
Events and evening entertainment at the Casino Coget Biscarrosse
To strengthen the reputation as a great entertainment destination in the Landes department in the Aquitaine, the Casino Coget de Biscarrosse also offers various events throughout the year. Among the events organised by the casino are various competitions such as the Concours Photos in the summer, or concerts, such as that of Songoe.
Around the Casino de Biscarrosse
The town of Biscarrosse is already a holiday location of choice for many, and has a reputation as being one of the nicest seaside resorts. The town has plenty of nice beaches on the side of the Atlantic ocean, the Biscarrosse-Plage, and also beaches on the side of Lake Biscarrosse: the Vivier, the main beach, the North and South beaches on the ocean side, and the beaches of Maguide, Ispe, Navarrosse and Mayotte around the lake.
Biscarrosse is also deemed to be one of the best surfing spots in the Landes department. It is mostly preferred by surfers who are looking for thrills because of its powerful waves, its tubes and sandbanks. Novices can learn to surf and enjoy the sport with several surfing schools, such as Kiwi Surf.
You will also be able to visit sights, or go on excursions or hikes. Among the best are the boat trips on the lake, the museum of Hydravation (sea planes), the castle of Montbron, the fortified church of St. Martin, and many more.
The town also offers 50 km of bike paths passing through the forest, and along the ocean to the Dune du Pilat.
74 km from Bordeaux, 304 km from Toulouse and 658 km from Paris.
60 km from the airport of Bordeaux Mérignac.
19 km from the train station of Ychoux.