Biscarrosse-Lac

Idyllic pine forest setting between the ocean and lakes of Biscarrosse...
  • Modern villas with private pools
  • Watersports, forest cycle trails, lake beach
  • Lively seaside town & beach a short drive away
  • Easy drive from Bordeaux airport
  • Visit Arcachon, Cap Ferret, Pyla dune

We Say

Attractive setting in the pine forest by Biscarrosse golf course & tranquil lake, beach 5 mins by car, lots to do & explore nearby. Lovely!

Pricing & availability

Villas Bleues

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Notes on prices

  • Price includes: Linen, towels, beds made on arrival, tourist tax
  • Compulsory extras: None
  • Optional extras: Pet supplement (one pet only, max 15kg - EUR 75 per stay)*, mid-stay (EUR 30/hour) and end-of-stay (EUR 150-195) cleaning; cot (EUR 25/week); high chair (EUR 20/week) - all pre-reserved and paid-for locally. Please enquire for details.
  • Security deposit: 900 EUR
  • Changeover day: Saturday in July & August, flexible at other times subject to availability
  • Arrival and departure: Normal arrival time is 5 pm - 6 pm, departure by 10 am please
  • Fortnight booking restriction: none

The Villas

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Villas Bleues

  • Modern villas in forest setting close to lake
  • 3 & 4 bedroom villas with pools
  • Golf 250m, lake 750m, beach 6 kms
  • private pool

Villa Comparison

There are differences in villa locations, equipment and facilities across the sites - here is our guide:


The Resort

 

What makes Biscarrosse-lac a great villa resort?Biscarrosse-lac offers a wonderfully natural environment on your doorstep, perfect for an active, outdoor holiday. The lake is a hub for walks, cycle rides & watersports, not forgetting the tranquil lake shore & beach, lovely for picnicking. The superb ocean beach is great for surfing & bodyboarding, and there's a summer market and a wide choice of places to eat there as well. The villas are modern & well-equipped. The Dune du Pyla, Arcachon & Cap Ferret are close by too. An ideal mix for an active & varied holiday.

Best for ...

 

 

  • Families wanting an active holiday - especially enjoy the access to watersports - as well of places of interest nearby
  • Couples and groups of friends, in particular golfers, sailing enthusiasts, golfers - out of season prices are very attractive

Suitability for...

 

  • Toddlers - young children will require supervision by private pools. The lake offers shade and toddler-friendly paddling
  • Teenagers - lots to do in and around Biscarrosse; some nightlife at Biscarrosse-plage too
  • Reduced mobility - some villas have level access and many have ground floor bedrooms/ bathrooms - please enquire for advice

Anything to watch out for?
The villas are modern & well-equipped but may lack the homelier touches of our collection of private villas with pools.

Why Biscarrosse?
Biscarrosse-lac is an area of natural charm, lovely for walking, cycling & picnicking, while Biscarrosse-plage offers a fantastic beach and all the amenities of a French seaside resort, especially in July & August when it really comes to life. Arcachon & Cap Ferret are nearby; golf, surfing, sailing too. Ideal for a varied, relaxing holiday.

Sport & Leisure

Our Highlights

Biscarrosse is ideal for thopse who like to be out & active. The lake is the hub for many of the activities on offer below.

Sport & Leisure Activities

Golf
  • 18 hole, par 68 course through the forest
  • Driving range, pro-shop, excellent restaurant
  • Discounted green fees and catered packages available
Surfing
  • Two surf schools in Biscarrosse
  • Individual & group tuition
  • One-off lessons, or longer courses
  • Board & wetsuit hire available
Adventure Park
  • Adventure trail in the pine trees
  • Enjoyed by all ages!
Aqua Parc
  • Water park on the lake
  • 1.5 kms from the villas
  • Lake beach & cafĂ© too
Lake watersports
  • Sailing & windsurfing on the lake
  • Lessons, hire or bring your own
  • Kayaks & canoeing too
Horse-riding
  • Treks through the forest & by the lake
  • Novices to experienced riders, all ages
Cycling
  • Cycling trails around the lake, through the forest
  • Bikes hired nearby (1.5 kms)
  • Bikes, chariots, child seats, tag alongs all available
  • From around 8 EUR per day

Local Area

There are in fact three Biscarrosses!
Biscarrosse Lac - the 'natural' part
Biscarrosse Bourg - the small town about 5 kms away
Biscarrosse Plage - which comes to life in summer, also 6 kms away

Altogether it's an area of great variety: endless sandy beaches, great surf, forest tracks, lakes and a warm sunny climate.

Port Maguide, 1.5 kms from the villas, is the local centre for lake activities - boat hire, wind-surfing lessons, etc - and has a man-made beach and Aqua Parc for children.

The local lakes are great opportunity for whiling away the hours in tranquility, listening to the water lapping the sandy shores. The surrounding forest are perfect for picnics and rambling. The three pleaseure ports of the Etang de Cazauax et de Sanguinet - Ipses, Navarosse and Port Maguide - each provide a good base for exploring.

Flying : there is an aerodrome at Biscarrosse for fantastic pleasure flights or gliding over the lakes, ocean and forests. Or try your hand at parascending (Port Maguide & Dune de Pyla)

Also available to try locally: fishing, horse-riding, tennis, go-karting quad-biking and adventure park.

Local amenities:
* Restaurants - Ispes (1.5 kms) and several in Biscarrosse-Plage
* Shops - local amenities in Biscarosse-bourg, wider choice at Biscarrosse-Plage
* Supermarket - Biscarrosse-Plage
* Markets - weekly market in Biscarosse-bourg; day & night-market everyday in Biscarosse-Plage in July & August

Biscarrosse is well-located for exploring further afield - many places of interest in this south-west corner of France are within 30-60 minutes' drive:

Day-trips:
* Visit Arcachon & climb the Dune de Pyla
* Take the foot ferry to Cap Ferret and 'petit train' across the peninsula
* Café-crawling & retail therapy in central Bordeaux
* Médoc or Bordeaux vineyards and wine-tasting (Graves is closest)
* Tour historic St Emilion (UNESCO world heritage site)

Our personal highlights:
* Climb the Dune de Pyla, and even try a parascending flight to the beach below!
* Boat trips around the Bassin and to the Banc d'Arguin.
* The ferry to Cap Ferret, then Le Petit Train trip across the peninsula is a delight.
* Try surfing in Biscarrosse-Plage - several schools in the area.
* A picnic by Biscarrosse-lac - find a shady spot and enjoy the tranquility. 

Activities

Map

Biscarrosse Lac is on the Landes coast in an area of lakes, forest, sand dunes & beaches close to the Arcachon Bay

Bordeaux airport: 80 kms
Bordeaux train station: 90 kms
Bergerac airport: 210 kms
St Malo ferry: 590 kms
Calais ferry: 950 kms

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