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$200
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Apartment for 6 people6 pers., 80yd to the beach

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$175
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Apartment for 4 people, with terrace4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 807ft², 70yd to the beach
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4.7
(17 reviews)

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$85
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Apartment for 2 people2 pers., 1 bedroom, 600yd to the beach
3.9
(8 reviews)
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$211
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Apartment for 2 people, with view and garden2 pers., 1 bedroom, 90yd to the beach
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4.5
(2 reviews)

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$267
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Apartment for 5 people, with view and balcony, child-friendly5 pers., 3 bedrooms, 400yd to the beach
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4.9
(22 reviews)

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$128
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Apartment for 2 people, with balcony2 pers., 1 bedroom, 90yd to the beach
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$73
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Apartment for 6 people6 pers., 100yd to the beach

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$129
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Apartment for 7 people7 pers., 0.8mi to the beach

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$67
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Apartment for 4 people4 pers., 250yd to the beach
4.8

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$437
per night

Vacation rental for 11 people, with garden and ocean view11 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,292ft², 650yd to the beach
4.9
(18 reviews)

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$128
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Apartment for 6 people, with ocean view and garden6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 603ft², 450yd to the beach

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$225
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Apartment for 5 people5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 657ft², 30yd to the beach
5.0
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$231
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Apartment for 6 people, with jacuzzi and garden, with pets6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 861ft², 350yd to the beach, Pets allowed
4.7
(9 reviews)

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$231
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Apartment for 5 people, with garden, with pets5 pers., 2 bedrooms, 600yd to the beach, Pets allowed
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4.7
(18 reviews)

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$111
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Apartment for 4 people, with balcony4 pers., 1 bedroom, 0.8mi to the beach, Pets allowed
4.4
(10 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Pool
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$81
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Apartment for 3 people, with pool, child-friendly3 pers., 291ft², 750yd to the beach
4.6
(3 reviews)

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$94
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Camping for 2 people, with garden and pool as well as jacuzzi, child-friendly2 pers., 1 bedroom, 0.9mi to the beach
4.1
(112 reviews)

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$430
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Vacation rental for 8 people, with pool, with pets8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1,507ft², 0.7mi to the beach
4.5
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$267
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Vacation rental for 6 people, with garden6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 650yd to the beach

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$172
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Apartment for 4 people, with terrace4 pers., 1 bedroom, 0.7mi to the beach
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$85
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Apartment for 2 people, with balcony2 pers., 1 bedroom, 484ft², 550yd to the beach
5.0
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Highlights Arcachon

  • Water sports and beach holidays
  • Historic quay at the harbour
  • Notre-Dame of the Pass
  • Park Mauresque
  • Landmark Thiers-Mole

Most popular in Arcachon

Internet 429
Balcony/Terrace 382
TV 714
Garden 228
Parking 609
Washing machine 597
View 140
Heating 569
Elevator 411

Prices and availability

Prices

June
July
August
September
October
$277
May 08 - May 15
$205 per night
May 15 - May 22
$206 per night
May 22 - May 29
$208 per night
May 29 - Jun 05
$210 per night
Jun 05 - Jun 12
$211 per night
Jun 12 - Jun 19
$210 per night
Jun 19 - Jun 26
$209 per night
Jun 26 - Jul 03
$216 per night
Jul 03 - Jul 10
$231 per night
Jul 10 - Jul 17
$246 per night
Jul 17 - Jul 24
$260 per night
Jul 24 - Jul 31
$271 per night
Jul 31 - Aug 07
$277 per night
Aug 07 - Aug 14
$277 per night
Aug 14 - Aug 21
$271 per night
Aug 21 - Aug 28
$261 per night
Aug 28 - Sep 04
$230 per night
Sep 04 - Sep 11
$203 per night
Sep 11 - Sep 18
$199 per night
Sep 18 - Sep 25
$196 per night
Sep 25 - Oct 02
$191 per night
Oct 02 - Oct 09
$195 per night
Oct 09 - Oct 16
$208 per night
Oct 16 - Oct 23
$216 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

June
July
August
September
October
42 %
May 08 - May 15
15 %
May 15 - May 22
16 %
May 22 - May 29
26 %
May 29 - Jun 05
34 %
Jun 05 - Jun 12
38 %
Jun 12 - Jun 19
37 %
Jun 19 - Jun 26
36 %
Jun 26 - Jul 03
35 %
Jul 03 - Jul 10
30 %
Jul 10 - Jul 17
23 %
Jul 17 - Jul 24
20 %
Jul 24 - Jul 31
19 %
Jul 31 - Aug 07
13 %
Aug 07 - Aug 14
12 %
Aug 14 - Aug 21
16 %
Aug 21 - Aug 28
24 %
Aug 28 - Sep 04
34 %
Sep 04 - Sep 11
38 %
Sep 11 - Sep 18
40 %
Sep 18 - Sep 25
42 %
Sep 25 - Oct 02
40 %
Oct 02 - Oct 09
38 %
Oct 09 - Oct 16
38 %
Oct 16 - Oct 23
39 %
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Arcachon

Wonderful holidays by the sea

The French seaside resort of Arcachon offers a range of well-equipped holiday accommodation for discerning holidaymakers. Reside in the heart of the historic centre in a 19th century villa to experience the unique flair of this luxurious place up close. Along the coast there are also excellent holiday apartments, where you will enjoy a fantastic view of the sea and the proximity to the beach.

Plenty of room for the whole family

Typical for Arcachon are the houses covered with red bricks and decorated with small verandas. Therefore you will find in this resort a number of holiday accommodations with balcony or terrace. If you choose a vacation rental with a garden, your children can romp freely in it while you prepare the supper on the grill. The cosy studios are highly recommended for couples.

Holidays in Arcachon

Location and orientation

The holiday resort on the Atlantic Ocean

Arcachon is a municipality in France situated directly on the sea. The town has about 10,370 inhabitants and is added to the canton of La Teste-de-Buch in the department of Gironde. Arcachon is located on the southern shore of the basin d´Arcachon and can be reached from Bordeaux after a 60 kilometre drive.

Unique natural landscapes in close proximity

Since Arcachon is located in the natural park "Landes de Gascogne", you have it to untouched natural landscapes not far. Another scenic feature in the immediate vicinity is the 110 metre high and 2.7 kilometre long "Dune du Pilat", which can be found south of the residential suburbs Pyla sur Mer and Le Pilat Plage. This is the highest dune in Europe.

The Dune du Pilat near Arcachon
The Dune du Pilat near Arcachon

Travelers and Activities

Ideal conditions for water sports

Arcachon's location by the sea means that you can try out all kinds of sports on and in the water. Whether sailing, rowing, diving, kayaking or jet-skiing, there is certainly something suitable for you here. In the Nautik-Center you have the possibility to get your boat licence.

Pure relaxation during a beach holiday

Arcachon has several beaches spread over a length of about seven kilometres. The main beach is located between Molen Eyrac and Thiers, not far from the restaurants and shops of the city centre. The beach Eyrac, which is situated at the entrance of a small leisure harbour, offers you a lot of peace and quiet. You can also relax on the beaches of Pereire, Abatilles and Moulleau.

Arcachon is famous for its oyster farming. Try these fresh seafood best in the so-called cabanes, the colourful huts where you are offered together with a glass of wine.

Top 5 travel tips

Sandbank in a bay near Arcachon
Sandbank in a bay near Arcachon
1. To the harbour of the municipality worth seeing

The port of Arcachon is the second largest leisure port on the Atlantic coast and the only deepwater port in the bay. Visit the countless ships and yachts that moor here all year round and don't forget to visit the historic quay with its traditional ships. At the port there is also the "Monument des Péris en mer", which was erected to commemorate those people who lost their lives in the sea.

2. Visit unique church buildings

The Saint-Ferdinand church, which was originally built as a chapel, has shone in a neo-Romanesque light since 1900. You must also take a look at the 42-metre-high church tower on which the statue of the Sacré-Coeur is located. A little outside the city centre you will find the Notre-Dame des Passes, which was built in 1864 in the Tuscan and Byzantine style. Inside you can admire one of the few remaining statues of Mary in hope in France.

3. Encounters with unusual plants in the park

Take a stroll through the Mauresque Park, created in 1863 by Paul Regnauld as a casino park. On an area of four hectares you will discover here some rare plant species and at the same time experience a breathtaking view of the city. If you don't want to climb up to the park, there is a free lift available for you.

4. The landmark over the sea

The Thiers Mole was first built in 1903. Due to the massive impact of the Atlantic, it had to be rebuilt about a hundred years later. However, the original architectural style was preserved. The Thiers Mole is considered a landmark of Arcachon and is ideal for walks across the roaring sea.

5. Experience music, dance and literature live

Every spring Arcachon hosts the literary event "Plage aux Écrivains", which attracts many visitors from near and far every year. Every Friday in July and August you can enjoy challenging music evenings at Place Thiers. At the dance festival "Festival Cadences d´Arcachon" in September everything revolves around the movement to music.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Arcachon

What is the average price for vacation rentals in Arcachon?

The COVID-19 pandemic heavily impacted the travel industry in 2020. Last year, rentals in this destination had an annual average cost of around $202.58 per night.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Arcachon?

]If you want to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Arcachon are January ($162.15 the average per night for accommodation), March ($163.11), and February ($170.06).

When does the price of vacation rentals in Arcachon go up the most?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Arcachon, the months that cost the most are, in order of highest to lowest, August, July and September, with average prices per night of $281.72, $266.84, and $215.34, respectively.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Arcachon?

It is better to book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Arcachon, as only 44% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.

What time of the year can I find more free vacation rentals?

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, November (with an availability of 52.5%), October (52%), and February (51.8%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Arcachon?

The accommodations in Arcachon reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 16.4%. The second most requested month is July, with 25%, and the third is June with 43.5%.

How many vacation rentals are there in Arcachon?

In Arcachon we collaborate with 14 different providers to give you a choice of 1200 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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