Where to stay around Gastes?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,221 holiday lettings near Gastes. From 501 apartments to 462 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gastes is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gastes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gastes. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dune of Pilat: 3,814 holiday lettings
  • Plage de Contis: 1,402 holiday lettings
  • Biscarrosse Beach: 3,849 holiday lettings
  • Woolsack Chateau: 1,440 holiday lettings
  • Solferino Station: 578 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gastes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Gastes?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 501 apartments in Gastes. Our other popular types of Gastes holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 462 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 157 self catering accommodations
  • Mobile homes: 43 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gastes?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 396 holiday homes with pool available in Gastes. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental home or apartment in Gastes, France your home away from home.

    Gastes, France

    A village of just 600 inhabitants, Gastes is a laid-back but fun holiday destination in the Landes department of France. The destination is most popular for its attractive lake area, where many of the village’s attractions are found and some lazy days can be enjoyed under the summer sun. Accommodation options in Gastes include beautiful lake houses, which are perfectly positioned from which to enjoy all of the delights that this varied region has to offer.

    Things to do in Gastes, France

    Gastes is a popular destination with water sports enthusiasts, and there are a wide range of such sports to choose from around the picturesque lake. Water skiing is a great option for both beginners and experienced performers alike, whilst some of the other options include windsurfing and speed boat hire. The lake remains a constant 20-24 degrees during summer months, so swimming is also a pleasure that the whole family can enjoy.

    Those not content with just a lake to play with will find the ocean and coast just a short journey away. The beaches are golden and sandy, and perfect for relaxing on – or for leaving your towel on as you enjoy a spot of surfing.

    It isn’t all surfing and sunbathing in Gastes however, and more cultural attractions and events can also be found. The most popular day for visitors in the village is Tuesday, with the bustling market taking up most people’s morning with its great selection of stalls. A decent number of shops and other amenities can also be found around the village centre.

    Places to visit on holiday in Gastes, France

    Mimizan is 18km to the south of Gastes, and is a destination popular for both its great beach and attractive town centre. The town also has a beautiful old church, which dates back to the Middle Ages and is a reminder of how important Mimizan was in times gone by. More secluded spots can also be found in and around the coast, such as Sanguinet (23km) – where a variety of outdoor activities can be enjoyed amongst blankets of dense woodland.

    Weather in Gastes, France

    The warmest months in Gastes are the summer months, with June, July and August all regularly receiving temperatures of almost 30°C. 20°C plus temperatures can also be found in May and September, meaning the peak tourist season stretches for almost September. Rainfall is evenly spread throughout the year, with a monthly average of 70mm.

    Flights to Gastes, France

    Visitors seeking to fly to France are best advised booking their flights to Bordeaux – Merignac Airport (BOD), which is located in the town of Merignac, around 6km outside of the famous city of Bordeaux. The airport is 94km from Gastes, and receives flights from airlines which include Flybe, British Airways and easyJet.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Gastes

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gastes is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Biscarrosse Beach (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
    • Aureilhan Beach (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
    • Mimizan Botanical Gardens (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
    • Mimizan Public Gardens (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
    • Lac Biscarrosse (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
    • Contis Beach (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)