Argeles-sur-Mer, France is situated in the very south of France, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, 20km south of Perpignan, almost on the boarder with Spain. It is one of the sunniest places in France, located where the mountains plunge into the Mediterranean.
When you take an Argeles-sur-Mer holiday rental, you will undoubtedly spend much of your time on some of the 7km of glorious sandy beaches, many of which have been awarded the coveted European Blue Flag for cleanliness. These beaches are perfect for soaking up some of the famous Catalan sun and as a base for many fine water sports. When you stay in a villa in Argeles-sur-Mer you have the chance to enjoy some brilliant sailing, waterskiing and waterskiing on the water and scuba diving and fishing within it.
Argeles-sur-Mer boasts not one nature reserve, but two. The coastal Mas Larrieu Nature Reserve and the La Massane Forest reserve in the centre of Alberes region are two unique and highly important reserves, which can be enjoyed on foot, on a bicycle and on horse back. There are marked trails and guided walks, depending on how you would like to explore these wonderful, natural regions.
There is plenty for the whole family to enjoy from a self catering villa in Argeles-sur-Mer. For children, the beaches, go-karting tracks, mini golf and numerous water sports will undoubtedly entertain, and there is a huge amount to enjoy for adults, not least the nightlife, offering many bars, clubs and even a casino.
Saint-Cyprien is a similar style of resort to Argeles-sur-Mer, but on a larger and busier scale. It is based around a large, sandy beach, and has excellent facilities for windsurfing and golf. There are also many of the regions best restaurants within the town’s boundaries.
Argeles-sur-Mer is one of the sunniest places in France, boasting over 330 days of sun every year. Temperatures in summer can become exceedingly warm, with peak daily temperatures in July and August reaching 40°C.
Argeles-sur-Mer is highly accessible from the UK. Perpignan Airport (PGF) is just over 20km away, and there are regular flights provided by Flybe from across the UK. Barcelona Airport (BCN) and Gerona Airport (GRO) are also very close by, just across the Spanish border, receiving many daily flights from an even larger array of British Airports.