Where to stay around Pyla sur Mer?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 433 holiday lettings near Pyla sur Mer. From 163 villas to 143 houses, 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 Pyla sur Mer is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Arcachon Beach: 3,659 holiday lettings
  • Dune of Pilat: 3,814 holiday lettings
  • La Jenny Domaine Résidentiel Naturiste: 4,383 holiday lettings
  • Le Phare du Cap Ferret: 4,013 holiday lettings
  • Biscarrosse Beach: 3,607 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pyla sur 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 villas in Pyla sur Mer?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 163 villas in Pyla sur Mer. Our other popular types of Pyla sur Mer holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 143 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 115 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pyla sur Mer?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 93 holiday homes with pool available in Pyla sur Mer. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or gite in Pyla sur Mer, France your home away from home

    Pyla sur Mer is a traditional beach resort, located among the glorious beach havens in the Bassin d’Arcachon in Aquitaine, and famous not only for its charming atmosphere and magnificent beach, but also for the mouth watering oysters farmed in the area. The Dune of Pilat, Europe’s highest sand dune, is a major attraction in the area, but whatever first attracts you to a self catering Pyla sur Mer holiday rental, you are sure to be seduced by the region and end up returning year after year.

    Things to do in Pyla sur Mer, France

    Pyla sur Mer lies at the boundary between the huge forest of La Teste-de-Buch, an outdoor activity and nature haven and the glorious golden beaches of the Bassin d’Arcachon, providing visitors with the best of both worlds. Upon your arrival at your Pyla sur Mer holiday property, a trip to the summit of the huge Dune of Pilat, which stands some 105 metres high, is the perfect way to discover your surroundings. From the summit, you are blessed with phenomenal views along the coastline and the Atlantic Ocean, as well as over the dark tree tops of the forest. The climb is strenuous, but the reward from the top is well worth it, as is the descent.

    There is a great choice of beaches from a holiday rental villa in Pyla sur Mer, with the wonderful swimming and sunbathing beaches of Basin d’Arcachon and the ocean beaches of Petit-Nice, La Lagune and La Salie all within easy reach of a Pyla sur Mer beach villa. These ocean beaches are fantastic for water sports, with rolling waves perfect for surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing, especially if you have a little experience under your belt.

    The vast forest of La Teste-de-Buch, which totally surrounds the village, is crossed with a maze of walking, riding and cycling trails, the vast majority of which are accessible directly from a Pyla sur Mer villa. Walking in La Teste-de-Buch is a wonderful experience, as the sunlight breaks through the canopy creating a magical world beneath the trees, well out of the blistering summer heat. There are numerous little lakes which suddenly emerge into sight as well, perfect for a refreshing dip.

    Places to visit on holiday in Pyla sur Mer, France

    The main town in the area, Arcachon is a beautiful town, where the largest shops, most renowned restaurants and largest cultural events in the region are held. Ancachon is a magnificent town to explore during the summer, not only for the restaurants and cafes, but also because the beach upon which the town stands is a magnificent beach on which to escape the summer heat after a long day of shopping.

    Weather in Pyla sur Mer, France

    The climate in Pyla sur Mer is a huge attraction. Endless summers see temperatures reaching well into the 30’s (°C) on a daily basis from May until late September, and rain is rare.

    Travel to Pyla sur Mer, France

    Bordeaux Airport (BOD) is fantastically located for reaching a Pyla sur Mer holiday rental villa. Located within half an hour’s drive and with direct flights arriving from all corners of the UK on a daily basis, few problems are ever posed when trying to reach holiday rental accommodation in Pyla sur Mer.

    Sightseeing in and around Pyla-sur-Mer

    Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Pyla-sur-Mer a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Arcachon Golf Club (2 mi / 3.3 km)
    • Zooland Park (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Kid Parc (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
    • Aqualand (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
    • Gujan-Mestras Golf Club (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
    • Parc de Loisirs du Four (8 mi / 13 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Pyla-sur-Mer

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Pyla-sur-Mer. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Dune of Pilat (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
    • Mauresque Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
    • Arcachon Beach (3.7 mi / 6 km)
    • Cap Ferret Beach (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
    • Arcachon Bay (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Oiseaux Island (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)