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If warm sea, hot sunshine and no crowds is your thing, then try our selection of rentals available in September - from beachside apartments for 2 to villas with heated pools for larger groups...

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Late booking offers for September holidays - it's still hot & sunny in southern France - plus some new Early Bird offers for summer 2017...

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Popular villas are reserved up to a year in advance. Here's just a selection of fabulous French villas already open for 2017 bookings - secure your dates now! The list will grow over the next few weeks & months...

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Popular Destinations

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The Aquitaine coast is home to some fabulous seaside towns, some quite famous, others not so well known and worth discovering too - take a look
Hossegor beach

Hossegor

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A smart sea-side town, Europe's surfing capital, and especially popular with families with teenagers

55 properties
Cap Ferret restaurant

Cap Ferret

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Barbados meets Bordeaux! A relaxing natural environment with the subtle refinements of French life

16 properties
Biarritz grande plage

Biarritz

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Style, glamour and a laid-back ambience, all in a breath-taking sea-side setting - Biarritz is back!

25 properties
Moliets sunset

Moliets-Plage

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Popular with active families thanks to superb beaches, surfing, cycle trails, kayaking, tennis, golf & more

28 properties
Periere beach Arcachon

Arcachon

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Seaside 'oyster town' with safe, sandy beaches, stunning scenery & cuisine. A hit with families and couples

14 properties
Lacanau ocean beach

Lacanau-Ocean

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Active 'pine forest & beach' destination - surfing, cycling, water sports, golf, tennis & horse-riding

13 properties
Biscarrosse lac

Biscarrosse

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Lively summer resort with a stunning ocean beach, picturesque lakes, in a lovely area of dunes and pine forests

13 properties
St Jean de Luz bay & beach

St Jean de Luz

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Basque Country gem - charming fishing port with great restaurants, boutiques & family-friendly beach

15 properties
Soulac beach

Soulac

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Attractive, up-and-coming Medoc sea-side town with fantastic beach and much to explore nearby

2 properties

Looking For Inspiration?

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Looking for inspiration? Try our picks below - villas with pools, walk to beach rentals, villas with lots to do nearby, and more...
Private holiday villas in Aquitaine

Private Villas with Pools

Our collection of fabulous independent villas with their own private pool, each one personally vetted by us. Most are close to the fantastic beaches of the Aquitaine coast.

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Aquitaine walk to beach rentals

Walk To Beach

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...

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Villa Resorts

Resort villas with pools

Villas with private pools, near beaches, ideal for active families - surfing, water sports, golf, cycling, horse-riding and more...

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Villas with pools Moliets Plage

Flexible changeover

Want to stay for 10 nights? Want to avoid travelling at the weekend? Check the La Prade and Clairiere villa estates at Moliets...

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Holiday Parks in France

Holiday Parks

Small & friendly parks with a pool, other facilities and in great locations too - ideal for young families, especially on a budget, and great for kids to make friends...

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Les Villas Milady Biarritz

Biarritz Beach Villas

You want Biarritz, the beach, smart accommodation and a pool?! Try these brand new contemporary townhouses - Les Villas Milady...

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Villa Azkaine

The very best

You can still look even if you can't book! Here's a dozen or so of the very best holiday rentals available in south west France...

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Villas with stunning swimming pool

Stunning Pool!

Infinity pools, 18m pools, pools with superb views - check out these superb villas for your holiday...

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French holiday resorts for teenagers

Teenager-Friendly!

The Aquitaine coast is brilliant for active teenagers, especially surfers and body-boarders. Try these teenager-friendly resorts and rentals...

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St Jean de Luz villa rental

Ticks All Boxes!

You want to walk to the beach, walk to restaurants and have a private pool? Better go to Villa Baita in St Jean de Luz - we'll throw in a sea view too!

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A New Holiday Experience

Are you looking for an experience on your holiday?  Something new? Or simply taking the time to enjoy activities that you already love, but in a different environment...  

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Latest Blog Posts

Fancy winning a free week of accommodation at The Surf Loft?

To enter, all you have to do is submit your name and email address, the winner will be chosen at random on 1st December 2016.

We're stoked to be the travel partner for the London Surf Film Festival 2016!

To ease the return to reality after a fantastically hot summer full of great waves, we have teamed up with the London Surf Film Festival and couldn't be more excited to be the official travel partner of the event!

British Travel Awards 2016 - have your say!

Here at Alternative Aquitaine we're very excited to be nominated for the British Travel Awards 2016 - have your say to reward the companies you think are worthy of an award (fingers crossed that's us!) and you could win a great holiday prize.

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