Where to stay around Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,063 holiday lettings near Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From 3,075 apartments to 1,305 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Pyrénées-Atlantiques area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Biarritz: 3,968 holiday homes
  • French Basque Country: 5,743 holiday homes
  • St Jean de Luz: 4,030 holiday homes
  • Pau: 134 holiday homes
  • Bayonne: 3,897 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Pyrénées-Atlantiques! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Pyrénées-Atlantiques with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Biarritz: 3,968 holiday lettings
  • St Jean de Luz: 4,030 holiday lettings
  • Pau: 134 holiday lettings
  • Bayonne: 3,897 holiday lettings
  • Bidart: 4,108 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Pyrénées-Atlantiques are:

  • Pau Pyrenees Airport (PUF): 252 self catering accommodations
  • Biarritz Pays Basque Airport (BIQ): 5,781 self catering accommodations
  • Lourdes Airport (LDE): 476 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Pyrénées-Atlantiques?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Pyrénées-Atlantiques. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cote des Basques: 5,755 holiday rentals
  • Anglet Beach: 5,783 holiday rentals
  • Bayonne Arena: 5,842 holiday rentals
  • Hendaye Beach: 4,139 holiday rentals
  • St-Jean-de-Luz Beach: 4,461 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Pyrénées-Atlantiques listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a holiday rental property or apartment in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, Aquitaine, France your home away from home

The department of Pyrenees-Atlantiques is aptly named as the region where the Pyrenees Mountains meet the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest of France. Not only is it a beautiful region, it is a region of deeply rooted cultures and strongly flavoured dishes. If you are looking for a peaceful yet adventurous holiday destination this year, look no further than the diverse region of Pyrenees-Atlantiques. The region offers great year round sporting facilities, including skiing, a Spanish flair and yet is less crowded and less expensive than the Alpine regions.

Places to holiday in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France

Pau is the departmental capital of Pyrenees-Atlantiques. If you take a holiday rental in Pau, you may be surprised to see the amount of Victorian architecture on show. Pau has always been a popular destination for British tourists, and they have left a mark! Pau is a great place to investigate all that is best about the region, from the ocean to the mountains via the Roman town of Bayonne and the spa town of Salies-de-Bearn.

Biarritz has long been the most luxurious resort in the Bay of Biscay. Visitors to the city find that surfing and mineral spas are abundant in Biarritz, which makes an ideal combination! There are a number of fine restaurants in Biarritz too.

Things to do in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France

The beaches of Pyrenees Atlantiques are not only favourites with those wanting to sunbathe and swim. The Atlantic swells which reach these shores are ideal for surfing, and many surfers rent a villa or barn in Pyrenees Atlantiques for the proximity, flexibility and ease of reaching the best surf in Europe.

The mountains are of course magnets from walkers, hikers and climbers. There are vast stretched of mountain tracks and cliff faces to tackle, and a self catering property in Pyrenees-Atlantiques not only give you access and the facilities needed to prepare properly, but the perfect place to remove your boots in the evening after a long day in the mountains.

Weather in Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France

Summers in Pyrenees Atlantiques can be hot, making the beaches a huge attraction, with temperatures reaching into the mid 30’s (°C). High in the Pyrenees though, temperatures are a little cooler, and breezes help to keep hikers and climbers refreshed. Winters can be cold and average temperatures drop to a chilly 5°C for January and February.

Travel to Pyrenees-Atlantiques, France

The rental properties, villas and barns in Pyrenees-Atlantiques have been very difficult to access from the UK for many years. However, the region has been opened up to the British holiday maker by Ryanair, who now fly regular services direct to either Pau (PUF) or Biarritz (BIQ). Now, anyone from the UK can enjoy this magnificent region, and discover the treasures and rich culture waiting for you in Pyrenees-Atlantiques.

Activities and attractions in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Pyrenees-Atlantiques a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Pau-Artiguelouve Golf Club (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Circuit Pau-Arnos (17.7 mi / 28.4 km)
  • Pau Golf Club (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
  • La Pecherie d'Aurit (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • La Pierre-St-Martin Ski Resort (19.6 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Hippodrome de Pau (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Travellers enjoy Pyrenees-Atlantiques for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 25°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Pyrenees-Atlantiques

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Pyrenees-Atlantiques is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gorges de Kakuetta (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
  • Gorges d'Holzarte (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Holzarte Footbridge (19.2 mi / 30.9 km)
  • Gorges d'Ehujarre (19.9 mi / 32.1 km)
  • Beaumont Park (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
  • Pic d'Anie (20.6 mi / 33.2 km)