Find the best place to stay — Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

Where to stay around Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,380 holiday lettings near Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. From 1,418 apartments to 504 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer:

  • Centre Ville: 133 holiday homes
  • Le Couchant: 318 holiday homes
  • Route d'Arles: 120 holiday homes
  • La Petite Motte: 332 holiday homes
  • Les 3 Ponts: 122 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Arena: 2,001 holiday lettings
  • Museum Baroncelli: 2,013 holiday lettings
  • Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau: 2,041 holiday lettings
  • Church of Saintes-Maries: 2,018 holiday lettings
  • Camargue: 2,005 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer 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 Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,418 apartments in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. Our other popular types of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 504 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 155 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 84 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 911 holiday homes with pool available in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, France your home away from home

    The commune of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer has a population of fewer than 2,500 people which swells to many thousands during the summer months in this pretty area of the Camargue.

    Things to Do in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Provence

    Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer holiday villas are surrounded by the unspoilt natural beauty of the Etang de Vaccares Lagoon with its marshland. It is the ideal area for walking, cycling, horse riding and nature spotting. The area is brimming with wildlife of all sizes including the wild ponies and bulls which the Camargue is famous for. The sandy beaches nearby offer sunbathing, walking and watersports. Sailing and windsurfing can be enjoyed in the area as the village has a windsurfing canal where the last three world sailing speed records were set. The white-washed village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer has a long history and religious connections with many saints. Each year on May 24 the festival of Saint Sarah is celebrated by Roma gypsies. The commune has a unique Spanish-French atmosphere and flamenco music is played in the bars and restaurants every evening. Local markets are held in various small towns nearby for sourcing fresh local produce and flowers.

    Places to Visit Around Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Provence

    Visit the unusual fortified church of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer and descend the steps to see the statue of St Sarah. You can also climb to the top of the ramparts for great views of the Camargue region. Visitors can take a trip on the cable ferry across the Bac du Sauvage across the Rhone. Aigues-Mortes is a beautiful place to drive to from your Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer holiday rental. It has the remains of the Constance Tower and city walls which are a listed National Monument, the pretty Place St Louis with its town hall and church and some charming cafés and bars around the square. The Sea Aquarium at Le Grau-de-Roi is worth a visit and the canalside town is very attractive.

    Weather in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Provence

    The area around Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer holiday rentals enjoys beautiful weather with temperatures reaching an average 29°C (84°F) in the summer with little or no rain. Winters are mild and remain well above freezing, averaging 11°C (52°F). The area has slightly more rain in the winter months. Spring and autumn are also warm and sunny, making holiday rentals in the Camargue ideal for off-peak breaks from April to late October.

    Travel to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Provence

    The nearest airport to Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer holiday villas is the Marseilles Provence International (MRS) Airport which is 21km from the city centre. It is served by many European airlines including Ryanair, and easyJet from London Gatwick. The main airline is Air France. It is easy to pick up a hire care and drive the 109km west to the Camargue along the D570 which takes about 90 minutes. Other options are the airports at Nimes (FNI) and Montpelier (MPL).

    Attractions in and around Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer

    Looking for things to do while you're in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer? Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Constance Tower, Cirque Romain and Church of Saintes-Maries. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Beach, or experience the natural beauty of Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau. Also while in town, consider a visit to Museum Baroncelli and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Arena.