Located in the South West of France, on the Landes coast, in Nouvelle Aquitaine, Biscarrosse is a seaside resort known for its surfing spots. But it’s also the seaplane capital: Antoine de Saint Exupery took off from there when he worked for the French airmail service. As for the natural setting, Biscarrosse has a mild oceanic climate, 30,000 hectares of forest conservation areas, three lakes with protected waters, miles of untouched beaches, impressive scenery and charmingly authentic villages.
As for the local food scene, if there is a region that combines the pleasure of fine dining with the beauty of its scenery, it’s surely the South West! Taste garbure, Landes sand asparagus, Chalosse beef, Landes duck and Adour kiwi at your holiday rental in Biscarrosse.
Biscarrosse’s surf spots are known worldwide, so it would be a shame not to use your time at your holiday rental in Biscarrosse to try your hand at the sport. You can also try out a variation on the classic sport, wake surfing. Other water sports await in Biscarrosse, so your stay is bound to be full of excitement and fun: boat trips on the Parentis lake, cruise out past the Ile aux Oiseaux to Cap Ferret, stand up paddle boarding, water biking, catamarans, windsurfing, tubing, water skiing, para sailing, fly fishing...
Biscarrosse is packed with activities to carry out on dry land with views over the ocean: go karting, electric scooters, yoga, biking, golf, fat biking. The nearby location of the Landes forest is perfect for getting your trainers on and walking underneath the pines, or jumping on your bike to explore its furthest corners.
If you feel like getting some height (in the sea planing capital, it’s a must!), you’ll be spoiled for choice: treetop adventure courses, microlighting, gyro planing, etc.
During your holidays in Biscarrosse, fans of history and heritage can marvel at the exceptional archaeological sites discovered in Sanguinet. You can also come and admire the Gastes port and its boathouses, discover the still upheld tradition of the Landes wader and the history of sea planing, or enjoy wandering through the pretty village of Sainte Eulalie en Born.
If you’re looking for holiday accommodation with a kids’ club in Biscarrosse, discover Vacanceole’s residence Le Domaine des Grands Lacs***. The residence, just outside Biscarrosse, offers studios for getting away as a couple, apartments for breaks as a family and villas for 8 people, perfect for holidays among friends. All of the accommodation on offer in the residence enjoy a balcony or patio with patio furniture for enjoying the mild sea air all throughout your stay.
In this holiday accommodation with a pool in Biscarrosse, you can take a dip wherever you like! Aside from the Atlantic Ocean, you’ll have access to two heated pools: one outdoors, with a waterslide for thrill seekers, and the other indoors, to enjoy whatever the weather. For taking care of yourself, you’ll have free access to the fitness area, and a wellbeing area with a sauna and Jacuzzi awaits for some relaxation. Your children will be happy having fun with their new friends at the kids’ club, supervised by qualified entertainers.
Spending your holiday so close to nature can only convince you to help preserve it. By booking your holiday rental in Biscarrosse, you are standing up for the planet: for a number of years the Vacanceole Group has been committed to a policy of fair and sustainable tourism.
Don't miss the must-see in the Landes! Did you know that the Dune du Pilat is the highest dune in Europe? At the top, you will be captivated by the beauty of the landscape: on one side the sea and on the other this stretch of forest. For information, parking is charged.
From Arcachon, embark on a pinasse to discover the Birds Island and its famous "tchanquées" huts. For the more sporty, opt for sea kayaking which will allow you to observe the cabins more closely.
...having eaten foie gras. Les Landes is the first producer of foie gras in France and inventor of the duck breast!