Destination guide

The relaxing area of Houlgate awaits your stay

The beaches and gardens create a pretty picture of Houlgate. This relaxing and welcoming city is well known for its spas, cafes and shopping. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Houlgate

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Houlgate a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Houlgate Golf Course (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Cabourg Mini Golf (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Cabourg Public Golf (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Hippodrome Cabourg (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Villers-sur-Mer Mini Golf (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Cabourg-Le Home Golf (3.7 mi / 6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Houlgate

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Houlgate is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Houlgate Beach (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Casino Gardens (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Cabourg Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Villers-sur-Mer Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Marais Natural Park (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Deauville Beach (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Houlgate

Fly into Deauville (DOL-Normandie), the closest airport, located 11.1 mi (17.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Caen (CFR-Carpiquet), which is 19.3 mi (31.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Houlgate Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Houlgate?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,990 holiday lettings around Houlgate. From 85 villas to 1,206 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Houlgate?

Don't just spend a morning at the beach. Round up your chums and stay as close as you can to it! The sound of crashing waves and amazing ocean views? We'd say it's a no-brainer! There are 926 beachside rental properties to select from. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties tick your boxes. Our selection here includes:

  • 823 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 530 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 360 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Houlgate?

Forget about bland hotel rooms. Soak up this destination from the comfort and convenience of your own apartment. HomeAway has 1,130 for you to select from here. If you make your reservation soon, you could be spending as little as £34 per night. If that doesn't fit with your family's style, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • House: 506 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Villa: 81 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £76 per night.
  • Studio: 53 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £31 per night.

Can I stay in Houlgate in a large group?

There's nothing better than being reunited with your old friends or spending time with your beloved relatives in a fantastic new location. And the best thing is HomeAway has places big enough for the whole crew. At the moment, apartment holiday rentals are all the rage for large groups of travellers here, and we have 184 featured on our database. The holiday properties that can provide for large groups here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we've got 800 rental accommodation perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night from just £42.
  • If you have 5 in your family, you'll be pleased to hear that there are 322 rental accommodation that are perfect. Prices begin at just £42 per night.
  • Looking for holiday rentals suitable for 8 guests? You'll be thrilled to learn we have 244 that'll be ideal. You can score one for as little as £51 a night.

You and your crew will be in good hands when you plan your Houlgate escape with us!

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