< Les Cabanes du Boque

Les Cabanes du Boque

Feefo Rating 3 Walk to beach
  • no pool
  • Comfort Rating Simple quality
  • Walk to beach
  • Nearest Town: Cap Ferret

We Say

Modern, spacious chalets a short walk from lovely beaches in Cap Ferret, one of the most chic seaside towns in France

Pricing & availability

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Notes on prices

  • Price includes: Bed linen, bathroom towels, exit clean, tourist tax
  • Compulsory extras: None
  • Optional extras: T4 chalet with hot tub = same rates as T5 (see above)
  • Security deposit: GBP 800
  • Changeover day: Saturday in July and August, flexible at other times subject to availability. Short breaks and weekends also available - please enquire for details.
  • Arrival and departure: Arrival is between 4 & 6 pm and departure by 10am please
  • Fortnight booking restriction: No

What makes Cabanes du Boque a great holiday rental
Cabanes du Boque offer stylish, well-equipped accommodation just a short walk from the Plage des Américains, and only 500m from Cap Ferret centre - it's an easy bike ride to the market, other beaches, restaurants & cafés. It's a lovely location for exploring a unique corner of France.

Best for:
Cap Ferret enthusiasts and anybody attracted to the area's unique combination of lovely beaches and chic, laid-back lifestyle.

Suitability for:

  • Toddlers: stairs are wooden & open tread; nearest beach is toddler-friendly
  • Teenagers: good, safe area for teenagers to be independent, plus nightlife if they want it!
  • Reduced mobility: 2 chalets available with downstairs bedroom plus walk-in shower (wheelchair accessible)

Anything to watch out for?
One of the chalets is close to a fairly busy road - 10% discount applies. (Specific chalets are reserved when you book, we would tell you if this is the only one available.) Outside spaces are not completely private, although there is some screening. 

Why Cap Ferret?
Cap Ferret village is one of France's chic-est holiday destinations featuring smart boutiques, cafés and restaurants in a low-rise, laid-back setting - the ambience is casual and relaxed, but appreciative of good living. The bay is renowned for sailing & oysters, the Atlantic beach is superb. It's easy to get around. An Aquitaine gem!


Contemporary, well-equipped and conveniently located chalets

Les Cabanes du Boque comprise a dozen chalets in three clusters of four. The chalets are oriented in each cluster so as to overlook one another as little as possible, and hedges have been planted too. However, outside spaces are not completely private.

The site has a separate entrance and car park. The chalets are accessed via a small network of footpaths around the site.

There are 12 chalets altogether - 9x three bedroom chalets (type T4) plus 3x four bedroom chalets (type T5). The layout and design is very similar from one chalet to another. (See further below for variations.)

The design is a contemporary take on the classic wooden Cap Ferret oyster cabin, using good quality furnishings & fittings. Each chalet is a good size, 90 - 110m2.

Living areas:
On the ground floor is a spacious, open-plan living-dining room a dining table & chairs for 6, sofa & chairs for 5-6, flatscreen TV, DVD player and mini hifi, and patio doors which open on to the terrace. Fully-equipped corner kitchen. (The T4H chalets have a separate, identically-equipped kitchen.)

Bedrooms & bathrooms:
In all but three of the chalets all the bedrooms and bath/shower rooms are upstairs. Each of the bedroom has hanging space or a cupboard.

Bedrooms are as follows:

  • T4: two doubles (both 140 cm) plus either a twin bedroom or bunk bed room. One of the doubles usually opens on to an upstairs balcony.
  • T5: as above with twin bedroom and bunk bedroom.

There is also a shower room and a bathroom (bath with shower attachment) upstairs. The washing machine is in the bathroom. There are separate WCs downstairs and up.

The outside terrace is approx. 10m2, with garden table & 6 chairs, barbecue, and two sun loungers.


There are three types of three bedroom cabanes:

  • Standard T4: all three bedrooms upstairs
  • Reduced mobility T4H: one bedroom and shower room are downstairs; kitchen is separate, not open-plan
  • Hot tub T4 Spa: three which also have a outdoor hot tub (supplement applies - please see Prices & Availability tab).




  • dishwasher
  • washing machine
  • oven & hob
  • microwave
  • fridge freezer
  • coffee maker
  • toaster
  • iron & ironing board


  • dvd player
  • music dock/speaker
  • tv with French channels
  • wi-fi


  • bbq or plancha
  • parking space


  • cot

House Rules

Sorry, pets not permitted


The chalets are 150m from the plage des Américains (which faces the bay), 200m from the jetty (foot ferries to Arcachon) and 500m from Cap Ferret centre. It's a short bike ride (1 km) to the beautiful plage de L'Horizon Atlantic-facing beach.

Local Amenities

Nearest village / town: Cap Ferret
Nearest beach: Plage des Americains, 150m
Boulangerie: Cap Ferret
Restaurant: Cap Ferret
Market: Cap Ferret

Distance to nearest major transport connections

  • Bordeaux airport: 60 kms
  • Bergerac airport: 150 kms
  • Arcachon railway station: 4 kms + foot ferry ride
  • Bordeaux railway station: 70 kms
  • St Malo ferry port: 600 kms
  • Calais ferry port/tunnel: 950 kms

Customer Reviews By Feefo

Review posted on 10 Sep 2018

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Service: Super service from Alternative Aquitaine.

Product: Lovely villa, in great location. Clean and comfortable. I would happily recommend this place. It had a lovely setting and relaxed feel. It is nearly 5 star for us but being asked to strip beds on leaving; I can kind of understand but it's a higher end price point not a hostel and would have expected not to have to do this. Similarly, emptying the dishwasher on last day and having to be out by 10 was a bit annoying as the dishwasher takes time to complete. It was generally well equipped but lacking a fish slice which makes cooking pancakes difficult. These are all easy to remedy and it would have 5 stars if this was the case. Don't be put off by these three minor points it really was fab and isn't it traditional for rental properties to have some piece of equipment missing! Thanks to Helene, we did enjoy it, we could happily have stayed another week.

On 25-Sep-2018 we responded:

Product Comment: Thank you for your feedback. The Cabanes enjoy a fantastic location, convenient for the beaches and village. It's definitely not 5-Star and I do understand what you mean re stripping beds, etc - not unusual with French rentals. Really pleased that you enjoyed your stay and I agree Helene is a lovely host.

Review posted on 31 Oct 2015

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Service: Really good. Very helpful throughout booking process. Property and destination just as described. Will definitely be booking through Alternative Aquitaine again.

Product: Pleasant, informative greeting by family owners. Basic, spacious and clean. Well presented accomodation. Suggestions for improvement: Would have benefitted from more/better lighting in several of the rooms, better selection of TV channels (i.e. Not just French) and we would have appreciated a 'room safe' in cabin. However property as described in Alternative Aquitaine literature.

On 02-Nov-2015 we responded:

Service Comment: Thank you for writing - really pleased to read that you enjoyed your stay on Cap Ferret. Thanks also for the accommodation tips which we will pass on to the owners - all good ideas. Justin

Review posted on 11 Sep 2014

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Service: Very helpful. Pleasant to deal with. No problems.

Product: Great location. Near to everything.

On 11-Sep-2014 we responded:

Service Comment: Great small company with a personal feel.

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