Where to stay around Arcachon?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,272 holiday lettings near Arcachon. From 1,418 houses to 1,098 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 Arcachon is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Arcachon Beach: 4,035 holiday lettings
  • Port d'Arcachon: 3,785 holiday lettings
  • Camping Club D'Aarachon: 4,060 holiday lettings
  • Mauresque Park: 4,041 holiday lettings
  • Arcachon Station: 4,043 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Arcachon 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 Arcachon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,418 houses in Arcachon. Our other popular types of Arcachon holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 1,098 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 579 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 51 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Arcachon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 789 holiday homes with pool available in Arcachon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Arcachon Holiday Homes

    Make a holiday rental home or villa in Arcachon, France your home away from home. Arcachon, France

    Le Bassin d’Arcachon (Arcachon Bay) is a 100km triangular-shaped stretch of coastline that runs around a small area of the Atlantic Coast. Known as one of France’s key areas for outdoor activities and unspoilt scenery, the bay contains a number of interesting towns and villages, including the principal town of Arcachon itself, which lies at the southern-central point of the ‘triangle’. Arcachon has a varied range of attractions that make it a popular holiday rental destination with visitors of all ages.

    Things to do in Arcachon, France

    The surrounding coastline and countryside are the main draws of holidays in Arcachon, with young and old often enthralled by the combination of pine tree-clad forests, countryside walks and unspoilt coast.

    Arcachon has long been revered as a great spot for sea bathing, with a mild climate meaning that the waters are pleasant to swim in for much of the year. The beaches around this part of the coast are always a big draw, particularly during the height of summer, with sports-lovers going for the surf, families enjoying the clean, supervised beach, and everyone else just soaking up the sun and enjoying the atmosphere.

    Arcachon town centre dates back just 150 years, so you will not find an abundance of centuries-old buildings around its centre. Buildings are more functional than architecturally stunning, but house a combination of great shops, cafes, bars and supermarkets. Arcachon is a family-friendly destination, and it is easy to feel at home straight away when traversing the town’s streets and chatting to both locals and tourists. With a good selection of bars and restaurants the nightlife is busy and enjoyable, and there is even a popular casino for those that fancy a flutter.

    Places to visit on holiday in Arcachon, France

    Around the Bassin d’Arcachon are a number of other attractive towns and villages well worth visiting when holidaying in Arcachon. A good example is Lege Cap Ferret (47km), a slightly upmarket resort on the peninsula of the same name which boasts some of the finest shopping and dining options for miles around. Also worth a day visit is Pyla sur Mer (7km), which is the home of the largest sand dune in Europe.

    Weather in Arcachon, France

    Arcachon is something of a year-round destination, with mild temperatures even during winter months. Summer months, however, have always been the most popular, with the daily average high temperature just a shade under 30°C. Late spring and early autumn are also warm and sunny – ideal for those on a golfing or outdoor adventure break.

    Travel to Arcachon, France

    Arcachon is best reached via a flight to Bordeaux – Merignac Airport (BOD), which lies 70km to the north-east of the town. A good selection of flights can be found between the United Kingdom and Bordeaux, but with the best prices usually available months in advance, it pays to book in early. easyJet offers some of the cheapest prices on flights to this destination.

    Sightseeing in and around Arcachon

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Arcachon 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:

    • Arcachon Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
    • Kid Parc (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
    • Aqualand (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
    • Parc de Loisirs du Four (5 mi / 8 km)
    • Zooland Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
    • Gujan-Mestras Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Arcachon

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Arcachon

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Arcachon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Arcachon Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
    • Mauresque Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Arcachon Bay (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Oiseaux Island (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Cap Ferret Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Dune of Pilat (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)