It's what the majority of clients ask/wish for! The rentals we've selected below are genuinely no more than 1 km to the beach and some are no more than a few steps! (see also our Cycle To Beach Villas)
Biarritz summer house in incredible position
Contemporary villa by the beach
Who wants to be in the car for all journeys on holiday? Not us! Parents want to enjoy a drink out and teenagers want to feel independent. Our rentals in Hossegor, Biarritz, Ile de Ré and Moliets are great for offering easy access to a wide choice of bars, shops, cafes and restaurants...
Luxury Hossegor beach house with 5 bedroom suites
between ocean & lake - the best position in Hossegor!
Arrive by plane/train plus a short taxi/transfer to your property then it's on two feet (or two wheels!) for the rest of your holiday. Many of our holiday villas, beach houses and apartments are conveniently located for the beach, shops and restaurants. Ile de Ré, Arcachon, Hossegor and Biarritz are perfect car-free holiday destinations...
Biarritz summer house in incredible position
Lovely, historic Ile de Ré townhouse, stroll to market, port & restaurants
We offer villas and holiday rentals in the south west of France - the authentic Atlantic coastline. Here you will find stunning beaches and exciting destinations such as Hossegor, Cap Ferret, Biarritz and Ile de Ré.
A smart sea-side town and Europe's surfing capital, with a distinctive Californian vibe...
Popular with active families thanks to superb beaches, surfing, cycle trails, kayaking, tennis, golf & more
Lively summer resort with a stunning ocean beach, picturesque lakes, in a lovely area of dunes and pine forests
Active 'pine forest & beach' destination - surfing, cycling, water sports, golf, tennis & horse-riding
Chic & distinctive island paradise with gorgeous beaches & villages, cycle trails, fabulous seafood & markets
Magnificent beaches, stunning lakes, cycle paths and lots more for active families to enjoy...
Stunning scenery and a wilderness haven for walking, mountain & road biking, rafting, nature & wildlife...
Rolling countryside, walled villages, markets & famous cuisine - a place to slow down, unwind & eat!
French holiday 'chic' on the Atlantic Coast, blending fine beaches, restaurants & good living
A natural outdoor playground of ocean, lakes, dunes, pine forest - and famous vineyards too!
Villas in France with a pool and near beach? French villas with air con? Villas with a tennis court? Sea view villas? Holidays in France for teenagers? Holiday rentals near child-friendly beaches? We're sure these ideas will help or head to Find My Holiday for our most popular collections...
What the majority of clients ask/wish for! The rentals we've selected below are genuinely no more than 1 km to the beach and some are no more than a few steps...View All
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