Where to stay around Mimizan?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 728 holiday lettings near Mimizan. From 284 houses to 271 apartments, 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 Mimizan is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Woolsack Chateau: 1,457 holiday lettings
  • Mimizan Public Gardens: 1,476 holiday lettings
  • Mimizan Botanical Gardens: 1,451 holiday lettings
  • Plage de Contis: 1,401 holiday lettings
  • Biscarrosse Beach: 3,986 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Mimizan 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 houses in Mimizan?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 284 houses in Mimizan. Our other popular types of Mimizan holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 271 self catering accommodations
  • Mobile homes: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 46 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 Mimizan?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 226 holiday homes with pool available in Mimizan. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Mimizan, France your home away from home

    Mimizan is a commune of around 6,000 residents in the Landes department of Aquitaine. It is split between the Mimizan-Bourg, or town centre, and the Mimizan-Plage, the beach.

    Things to Do in Mimizan, Aquitaine

    Most visitors choose holiday rentals in Mimizan so they can enjoy the beautiful beaches in this area, known as the Cote d’Argent. Mimizan itself has 10 km of golden sand washed daily by the rolling Atlantic waves. The beach is ideal for lazing in the sun, swimming and more energetic sports such as surfing and kite surfing. Fishing is popular in the area. Those wanting to explore the Cote d’Argent can go hiking, cycling or horseback riding. The Aureilhan Lake in Mimizan offers nature trails and picnic areas in a beautiful setting. Visitors can also hire a boat and enjoy the peaceful lake. The surrounding area is covered by the Landes Forest where hiking, biking and horseback riding can be enjoyed.

    Places to Visit Around Mimizan, Aquitaine

    Mimizan itself is on the UNESCO World Heritage List with its old church bell tower being a historic site and resting place for pilgrims as part of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. The 11th century church is well worth a visit for its size, beauty and the intricate carvings in the clocher-porch. The village of Aurelia on the lake along with the villages on Pontenx les Forges and Saint-Paul-en-Born have tradtional Landais houses and pretty churches. The Courant de Contis is about 14 km from Mimizan holiday homes and is a site of natural beauty, along with the Etang de Biscarrosse et Parentis a little further away. The Bassin d’Arcachon is a gorgeous area of sand dunes and water sports. It is also close to Cape Ferret where many sports celebrities have summer homes.

    Weather in Mimizan, Aquitaine

    The area around Mimizan holiday rentals has beautiful weather with temperatures reaching an average 26°C (79°F) in the summer with little or no rain. Winters are mild and remain well above freezing, averaging 9-11°C (48-52°F). The area has generally more rain in the winter months. Spring and autumn are also warm and sunny, making Mimizan ideal for off-peak breaks from April to early November.

    Travel to Mimizan, Aquitaine

    Mimizan holiday rentals are well-served by regular low cost flights from the UK to Bordeaux-Merignac International (BOD) Airport which is 116 km away. There are direct flights from London Gatwick (LGW), Birmingham, Manchester (BHX), Bristol(BRS) and Southampton (SOU) with British Airways, BmiBaby, Ryanair, easyJet and Flybe. From Bordeaux it is very easy to drive to the coast at Mimizan along the A63 in under 90 minutes.

    Exploring the natural features in Mimizan

    Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Mimizan is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mimizan Public Gardens (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Mimizan Botanical Gardens (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
    • Aureilhan Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Contis Beach (7.4 mi / 12 km)
    • Biscarrosse Beach (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
    • Lac Biscarrosse (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)