Where to stay around Carcans?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,308 holiday lettings near Carcans. From 654 houses to 329 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 Carcans is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Carcans Beach: 1,378 holiday lettings
  • Hourtin Beach: 1,756 holiday lettings
  • The Jenny: 4,493 holiday lettings
  • Blaye Citadel: 533 holiday lettings
  • Montalivet Market: 1,833 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 654 houses in Carcans. Our other popular types of Carcans holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 329 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 217 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 39 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carcans?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 535 holiday homes with pool available in Carcans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

    Carcans is a charming, traditional French village 15 minutes from the glorious beaches of the Aquitaine coastline. The town is a great surfing base, with great appeal to anyone who loves the relaxed rural French lifestyle, as the streets are filled with traditional butchers, wine grottos and restaurants of the highest quality. The surrounding pine forests are a maze of walking, horse riding and cycling trails, offering an ideal opportunity to get out into the unspoilt countryside and revel in the peace and natural beauty the area is famed for.

    Things to do in Carcans, France

    France’s largest freshwater lake is just a ten minute bike ride or a twenty minute walk from a holiday rental villa in Carcans, Lake Etang de Carcans. The lake is preserved as a nature reserve, and is home to a great range of wildlife, from deer to lizards, toads to a huge range of birdlife. A little further around the shores of the lake is the resort of Maubisson, which has a wonderful lake beach and a great water sports centre.

    A holiday home in Carcans is a fantastic base for golf holidays. There are four excellent 18 hole courses in close proximity to Carcans, including Golf de L’Ardilouse, whose fairways are lined by thick woodland, as well as some fearsome water hazards, proving a tough test for even the finest golfers. As long as you remember to pack your handicap certificate, arranging a tee-off time is perfectly straightforward.

    The entertainment opportunities are endless if you have access to a hire car during your stay in a holiday rental property in Carcans. Within an hour, and within easy day-trip reach are a whole host of entertainment centres. The many vineyards of Aquitaine litter the area, and wine tours are fantastically easy to arrange. Bordeaux, with all its galleries, museums and restaurants can be reached within an hour, as can Aqualand, the zoo and some of the best nature reserves in the Dordogne.

    Places to visit on holiday in Carcans, France

    The resort of Maubisson is just a few minutes drive from a holiday rental property in Carcans. Maubisson lies on the beautiful sandy beaches of Lake Etang de Carcans, where nature thrives and beaches remain wonderfully empty throughout the year. Maubisson is filled with excellent restaurants, atmospheric cafes and top water sports centres, where you can learn to windsurf, sail or row. Swimming is very popular in the lake, especially when the summer heat starts to grow.

    The best surfing beaches in the whole of France are just ten minutes away too, located on the shores of the Bay of Biscay. The coast is struck by rollers travelling uninterrupted across the Atlantic, and surfing is a big part of life for many in the area.

    Travel to Carcans, France

    Bordeaux Airport (BOD) is well within half an hour’s drive of a holiday rental property in Carcans, and is excellently connected to the UK by Aer Arann, Aer Lingus, British Airways, BMIbaby and easyJet services from airports throughout the UK, from Dublin (DUB) to Manchester (MAN)

    Activities and attractions in and around Carcans

    Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Carcans a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Golf and Mini Golf UCPA Baganais (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
    • Chateau Baudan (12 mi / 19.3 km)
    • Chateau Fourcas Hosten (12.8 mi / 20.7 km)
    • Chateau Larose Trintaudon (14 mi / 22.5 km)
    • Chateau Chasse-Spleen (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
    • Chateau Pontet-Canet (16.2 mi / 26 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Carcans

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Carcans is a great place to get out in 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:

    • Carcans Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
    • Lake Lacanau (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
    • Square Elie Souleyreau (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
    • Sud Beach (9.3 mi / 14.9 km)
    • Hourtin Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)