Cabane de la Plage

Feefo Rating 2 unique, charming cabin actually on the beach!
Ref: 082 Hossegor
  • 3 bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • no pool
  • Comfort Rating Simple quality
  • On the beach

We Say

Actually on the sand! Unique, well-equipped cabin on Hossegor's Plage Sud, short walk to all amenities. Go barefoot all holiday...

Pricing & availability

Cabane de la Plage
3 bedrooms, sleeps 6

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Notes on prices

  • Price includes: Bed linen, bathroom towels, toiletries, end of stay cleaning, tourist tax
  • Compulsory extras:
  • Optional extras: Airport transfers, cleaning, activity arranging - please enquire
  • Security deposit: 1200 GBP
  • Changeover day: Saturday
  • Arrival and departure:
  • Fortnight booking restriction: No

What makes Cabane de la Plage a great holiday rental
This is the ultimate beach-lovers' rental - just sand and the glittering ocean in front. Dip in & out of the waves at will. Just a short walk to Hossegor's shops, bars & restaurants. Unique!

This is a fun and quirky place to stay for couples or a family. With its cabin-style rooms and outside deck facing the sea, it's like living on a boat!

Best for:
Surfers, sun-lovers, and those for whom even a walk to the beach is too far - on the beach it has to be. Families, friends, couples who prefer to entertain themselves on holiday (no TV or wifi).

Suitability for:

  • Toddlers - bedrooms are too small to add a cot; top bunk beds are only for children aged 6+
  • Teenagers - will love the location, lots to do nearby; no wifi but it is available in local cafés
  • Reduced mobility - steps from the promenade down to cabin; soft sand 'garden'

Anything to watch out for?

  • Bedrooms & showers are compact, cabin-style rooms (it's like living on a yacht).
  • If you need screen-based entertainment please bring an iPad pre-loaded with films etc - there's no TV or wifi, but wifi is available in nearby cafés. (Lots of indoor & outdoor games are provided.)
  • There is a public boardwalk a few metres from the cabin, but the property is gated and private.

Why Hossegor?

An established surfing resort with a very 'cool' vibe. The resort offers great beaches, good shopping, a lovely lagoon and plenty of activities (surf, golf, tennis, cycling, sailing & more).

Accommodation

Unique, charming beach cabin in the most amazing location

Cabane de la Plage is a wooden beach-cabin, 47m2 inside plus 25m2 terrace, located on 300m2 plot of the dunes overlooking Hossegor's south beach.

Access to the cabane is from Hossegor seafront promenade, through a gate and flight of steps which lead around the cabane (past a very handy outdoor shower) to the sea-facing entrance.

It has a yacht-style interior, attractive, and tastefully decorated all in wood with slate tiled floor.

The furnishings, bedding and equipment are good quality. (We have given the property a 'simple' rating because of the compact interior, and lack of TV & wifi - otherwise it's good.)

A pair of double-width sliding doors open into the living space, comprising well-equipped open-plan kitchen with breakfast bar, dining table for 4-6, plus a corner sitting area for 4-5.

To the rear are the three bedrooms - master double bedroom (160cm x 200cm bed) with ensuite shower, plus two cabins each with bunk beds.

There is a further bathroom with shower and WC, plus a separate WC. (The rooms are small and difficult to photograph.)

The west & south facing terrace runs the width of the cabin and extends about 4m; an awning provides shade outside and in. There is a garden table & chairs for 6, plus two deckchairs. There's a handy outside shower too.

Indoor games such as Scrabble, Uno, plus outdoor games including bodyboards, boules, badminton, are provided.

Bedrooms

1 double bedroom, two bunk bedrooms, all are cabin-sized

Bathrooms

2 shower rooms - 1 ensuite, 1 shared

Pool

No pool

Equipment

Kitchen

  • dishwasher
  • washing machine
  • oven & hob
  • microwave
  • fridge freezer
  • kettle
  • coffee maker
  • toaster

House Rules

No smoking. Pets welcome.

Location

Cabane de la Plage is located just below the promenade on the dunes approx. 300m south of Hossegor's Plage Centrale - the location for many shops, restaurants and cafés.

Hossegor town centre (for the lagoon, market, boulangerie, plus lots of shops & restaurants) is 1km away.

Local Amenities

Nearest village / town: Hossegor
Nearest beach: Hossegor Plage Sud - you're on it!
Boulangerie: Hossegor Plage Centrale 100m (high season)
Restaurant: Hossegor Plage Centrale 300m
Market: Hossegor town centre 1km

Distance to nearest major transport connections

  • Biarritz airport: 40 km
  • Pau airport: 140 km
  • Bordeaux airport: 170 km
  • Biarritz train station: 40 km
  • Bilbao ferry port: 175 km
  • Santander ferry port: 275 km
  • St Malo ferry port: 700 km

Things to do and see

Our Highlights

  • An early morning turn (bike, jog or just stroll) around Hossegor lagoon
  • Late afternoon surfing or body-board, followed by sunset aperitif on the dune
  • Retail therapy in the many surf boutiques & outlet centre nearby
  • Hire bikes and explore the coast, forests and lagoon
  • Rise early to see the fish market being set-up at Capbreton

Nearby Activities

  • Surfing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Water-skiing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Horse-riding
  • Birdwatching
  • Adrenaline park

Day Trip Ideas

  • Belle-Epoque Biarritz - style & surf chic combined
  • Pretty Basque fishing port & resort, St Jean de Luz
  • Discover the 'postcard' hillside villages of the Basque Country
  • Hop over the border into Spain for San Sebastian or the Guggenheim
  • Visit the under-rated city of Bayonne, the Pays Basque capital

The Local Area

The local region of Sud Landes is typical Aquitaine - endless stretches of sandy beaches buffeted by the Atlantic ocean, vast pine forests punctuated by the occasional lake and criss-crossed by a network of cycle trails.
Capbreton and Hossegor are neighbouring seaside towns which between them offer an appealing contrast. Hossegor is the more famous, largely through its surfing heritage. It's a 'feelgood' place offering boutique shopping, great bars, nightlife and restaurants, world-famous surfing beaches, casino, and a lovely golf course plus a beautiful lagoon for safe bathing.
Like most of the south west coast, the area is something of an outdoor playground. Take your pick from surfing, canoeing, sailing, diving, fishing, cycling, tennis, horse-riding and golf to name a few.
Golfers will enjoy the local course, the 1930s-built Golf d’Hossegor. The traditional club house is also a delight. A short drive up the road is Seignosse, a water and forest monster of a course ranked in Continental Europe’s Top 50. There are other great courses within 45 minutes drive including Moliets and several around Biarritz.
Hossegor regularly holds major surfing competitions; the whole Aquitaine coast is a perfect venue for surfers but here, the presence of an offshore hollow in the sea-bed gives the waves here that extra edge. If you don't fancy a go yourself, just sit on the sea-front with a drink of your choice and watch the surfers ride to shore. Surfing visitors will also want to visit the outlet centre at Soorts where the major brands have factory stores selling boards, accessories and clothing.
Cyclists can enjoy the many safe forest tracks that connect between the towns along the coast. Sailing enthusiasts should head for the marina. Being so close to the Pays Basque border, sporting life also includes the legendary game of pelote; you can watch a game at the fronton in Hossegor.
Capbreton lives in the shadow of Hossegor but it's the place the locals prefer for eating out and for beaches. It's definitely the more authentic of the two, largely because of its fishing port and daily fish market. In fact, the town thrived in the 19th century as a whaling port and this sea-faring heritage is still very much apparent today.
It also has a charming town centre and market. Capbreton is just more French than Hossegor, if you see what we mean. It remains, admirably, something of a French (and Spanish) secret.
Capbreton sea-front is a bustling place, day and evening. You can walk all the way along the marina and sea-front. The jetty, known locally as l'estacade, offers excellent coastal views. There's normally a few locals here trying to catch a fish for supper. It makes for great viewing!

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Customer Reviews By Feefo

Review posted on 24 Jul 2017

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Service: Bruno was very helpful & a good surfing instructor

Product: great way to kick back on the sand

On 24-Jul-2017 we responded:

Product Comment: Really pleased you enjoyed your time at the cabane, isn't it an incredible spot! We've passed on your suggestions to the owner too - thanks.\n


Review posted on 26 Oct 2016

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Service: Very good and efficient

Product: Superb property. Incredible location and whilst accommodation quite simple, we thought it was perfect. Good kit. Friendly check in/check out team!


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