Between the Atlantic coast and the Spanish border, Aquitaine is a sunny region with a south-western accent. Let yourself be tempted by a holiday rental in Aquitaine and discover diverse landscapes, sunny seaside resorts, preserved medieval cities, tempting gastronomic delights and sensational surfing spots.
Aquitaine: colourful holidays
Between the blue of the ocean, the white of its beaches, the green of its forests, without forgetting the red and white of Basque houses, Aquitaine is adorned with a range of colours that evoke sunshine and holidays. In fact, from the Arcachon basin to the Pyrenean mountain range, the Aquitaine landscape is very varied. One thing's for sure, you're making the right choice when opting for a holiday rental in Aquitaine: you'll never be bored! The Aquitaine region (now part of Nouvelle Aquitaine) counts five departments: Dordogne, Gironde, Landes, Lot-et-Garonne and Pyrenees-Atlantiques.
Discover Dordogne and its preserved landscapes, its castles and prehistoric sites, by visiting the towns of Bergerac, Perigueux or Monbazillac.
Prune lovers? Head for the Lot-et-Garonne and its capital, Agen. You will discover its Museum of Fine Arts and the Saint-Caprais Cathedral.
Gironde will bewitch oyster and wine lovers, with its vineyards and oyster villages that line the banks of the Arcachon basin. Bordeaux and its water mirror, Saint-Emilion, the Chateau de Cazeneuve... make your choice!
Then discover the vast expanses and beautiful landscapes of the Landes department, with its ponds and maritime pine park. Between the fish market in Capbreton, the seafood tasting in Biscarrosse and the thermal baths of Dax, you have plenty to do!
As for the Pyrenees-Atlantiques, they combine mountain and seaside landscapes. Discover Biarritz and its cliffs, Saint-Jean-de-Luz and its magnificent cathedral, the Navarrenx ramparts, as well as Hendaye and its Chingoudy bay with a view of the Pyrenees.
Gastronomy lovers are not to be outdone when choosing a holiday rental in Aquitaine: on the menu, Basque chicken, veal axoa, fish, shellfish and seafood.
A host of activities just a stone's throw away from your Aquitaine holiday rental
By opting for a holiday rental in Aquitaine, you're not going to have a restful stay as there are so many activities to do! Fortunately, you will also be able to treat yourself to relaxing moments on the beaches and in the forests of Aquitaine.
Discover the Arcachon basin and climb up to the Cap Ferret lighthouse. From the top of this headland, you can admire the Ile aux Oiseaux (birds island) and the fishing boats that sail around the Basin. It is also the ideal place to enjoy delicious oysters. Not far away, dip your feet in the warm sand of the Dune du Pilat. Do you like surfing? Then you must absolutely discover Hossegor and its super spots which have already hosted world competitions.
But choosing a holiday rental in Aquitaine also means discovering the Basque Country and its ferias, traditions and typical houses. Be amazed by Saint-Jean-de-Luz, its fishing port and cathedral. Throw yourself into a game of pelota with the locals or take advantage of the summer to immerse yourself in the incredible atmosphere of the Bayonne festivities, which will leave you with fond memories.
Want to have a good time with your family?Head for the town of Sarlat-la-Caneda, not far from your Aquitaine holiday rental, which will plunge you back in time several centuries.Stroll through its small pedestrian streets to find yourself back in medieval times, with many craft shops lining the alleys.
The Aquitaine region is also the perfect place for all those who love excitement and for all those who want to feel the thrill of a great adventure! Treat yourself to a parachute jump over the Bordeaux vineyards, a helicopter flight in the Arcachon basin or a survival course in the Perigord.
From Barbaste to Biscarrosse: your holiday rentals in Aquitaine
If you're looking for holiday rental in Aquitaine, you're spoilt for choice with Vacanceole! No less than a dozen residences are available in the region, offering a variety of services.
Let yourself be tempted by the residence Les Rives du Lac***, in Lacanau. In this Aquitaine holiday rental with swimming pool, you will enjoy an apartment with typical architecture that can accommodate up to 8 people!
But perhaps you will prefer the residence Le Domaine des Grands Lacs*** in Parentis-en-Born, with its studios and apartments typical of the South-West and its large outdoor swimming pool with slide.
For holidays in the countryside, book your Aquitaine holiday rental in the residence L'Allee des Dunes*** in Ondres, near Bayonne. Relax and enjoy the comfort of your apartment or holiday house just 5 minutes from the beach.
The residence Le Domaine du Chateau***, in La Rochelle (Lagord), consists of several holiday apartments bordered by a heated outdoor swimming pool.
The Vacanceole Group bends over backwards for you since you can also enjoy an Aquitaine holiday rental with a kids’ club. What more could you ask for? Your little angels will have a great time in a group of children their own age and have fun with many different activities. And for the parents, a well-deserved nap by the pool! The residence Le Domaine du Golf d'Albret***, in Barbaste, offers entertainment for children aged 4 to 17.
And what would you say to a green stay in Aquitaine? Enhance your holidays by giving them meaning thanks to the Vacanceole residences. The Group has been working for several years to preserve the environment, and some establishments have been awarded the Green Key label. This is in fact the case of the residence Le Clos du Rocher***, in Les Eyzies of Tayac, which has put in place many eco-actions to offer you a responsible holiday in the heart of the Black Perigord!