Moliets Plage

Endless sandy beaches, dunes & pine forests in Les Landes, 1 hour north of Biarritz...

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  • Modern villas with private pools
  • Walk or cycle to beach & restaurants
  • Great surfing, tennis, golf & more!
  • Just an hour from Biarritz airport
  • Day-trips - Biarritz, Pyrenees, Spain

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Moliets-Plage Villa Resort is ideal for those wanting a villa with its own pool, plus the beach, activities and amenities very close by.

Pricing & availability

Villas la Prade

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  • 7 night offers of up to 45% available on 2020 bookings. GET QUOTE includes the offer!

Notes on prices

  • Price includes: 1. Linen & bathroom towels pack (collect at reception). 2. Electricity & water charges. 3. In-villa wifi
  • Compulsory extras: Tourist tax paid on-site 1.5 EUR pp per day
  • Optional extras: Add 'Les Dunes' Service Pack to your rental - contact us for details & quote. Other supplements: 1. Cot & high chair 29 EUR/wk. 2. Bringing pets 25 EUR/wk/pet. 3. Final cleaning is expensive - avoid.
  • Security deposit: 750 EUR + cleaning deposit 144-288 EUR depending on villa size.
  • Changeover day: Saturday-to-Saturday bookings are required in August
  • Arrival and departure: Arrive between 5-8 pm and depart by 10am.
  • Fortnight booking restriction: none

The Villas

There are 5 separate 'estates' at the villa resort. We have many years' experience visiting Moliets and renting villas here, so we know the set-up very well. There are subtle differences between the different estates, as you will see in our guide below. Do call Justin or Alex in the UK on +44 (0)1395 576655 for a little personal guidance.


Villas la Prade

  • Near beach and cycle paths
  • 2, 3 & 4 bedroom villas
  • Sheets, towels and local electricity & water charges included in our prices! These total 112 - 205 euros depending on the size of villa!
  • private pool

Villa Comparison

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

Quality rating
If villa quality is important we recommend Clairiere aux Chevreuils which is rated "Good" quality by us; we rate the other sites "Simple" quality.
What's included
All villas include bed linen & bathroom towels (NB some other companies will charge extra for these). At Clairiere aux Chevreuils beds are made for your arrival and other services are included too.
Distance to nearest beach
Club Royal Ocean 17 villas are just 400m from Moliets central beach. Club Aquitaine villas are 1km from Chenes Lieges beach. La Prade & Clairiere aux Chevreuils are 1.5 to 2 kms from beaches, easily reached by cycle trail.
Distance to resort centre
Club Royal Ocean 17 villas are 5 minutes walk to the shops, restaurants and cafes at Moliets Plage. Via the cycle trails it's 1km from Club Royal Aquitaine, 2 to 2.5km from la Prade and Clairere and 4km from Domaine de Messanges - the latter is closer (2km) to Moliets et Maa village centre.
Heated pool
Pools are heated at Domaine de Messanges villas.
In-villa wifi

In-villa wifi is available at Clairiere aux Chevreuils and la Prade villas (max. 4 devices)

Size of site
Domaine de Messanges is the smallest site with 12 villas (pus a few apartments and houses). Ocean 17 has 25 villas. The Aquitaine and Clairiere sites both have around 60 villas whilst la Prade is the largest estate with 85 villas. 

The Resort

What makes Moliets Plage a great villa resort?
Moliets is a popular beach resort on the south west coast, set in the pine forests, with sandy Atlantic beaches and lakes close by. It's an ideal location for tennis, golf, surfing, cycling and so well-suited to active holidays for families, couples and groups of friends. There are restaurants, cafes, basic shops and a little bit of nightlife at the sea-front.

The villas are modern and 'uncluttered' and work perfectly for beach holidays.

Best for ...

  • Families with active children will love Moliets' range of activities; older kids can be independent here too.
  • Also ideal for groups of friends/couples looking for a surfing or golfing holiday, especially out of season when prices are very attractive.

Suitability for:

  • Toddlers - will require supervision around pools (protected by alarm or cover, not fence).
  • Teenagers - very good, lots to do in Moliets, and easy to roam independently
  • Reduced mobility - some villas have level access and ground floor bedrooms/ bathrooms - please enquire for advice.

Anything to watch out for?
Moliets has many advantages as a holiday destination, however if French character, total privacy and charm are your priorities we recommend our collection of Private Villas with Pools

Why Moliets?
Moliets is known as something of an oasis amongst the endless pines of western Europe's largest forest. It's basically a big playground! Activities include: surfing, cycling, golf, tennis, adventure parc, horse-riding, kayaking and watersports. Many places of interest are within an hour's drive. It's an ideal destination for an active and varied sea-side holiday.

Sport & Leisure

Our Highlights

Moliets Plage offers excellent surfing, golf, tennis, cycling, watersports, lots of kids activities and, of course, superb beaches. It is an ideal destination for active families.

Sport & Leisure Activities


Par 72 championship golf course | Ranked Top 20 in France | 9 hole course too ideal for summer rounds | Golf packages available | Practice area & driving range | Clubhouse, bar & restaurant | We like the informal ambience


All-weather, clay & indoor courts | Lessons available | Equipment hire | Visitors welcome


Classic beach break at Moliets Plage | Surf, body-board, kite-surf | Surf lessons available - ask us for surf school advice | Equipment hire too


Vast network of forest cycle trails | Several bike hire shops | Kids & adult bikes, tag-alongs & chariots | Guided excursions possible or pick up an itinerary from the tourist office

Lake Beach & Watersports

Lac de Leon 7 kms | Kayaking, sailing, wind-surfing, SUP | Courant d'Huchet escorted gondalier trips | Sandy lake beach | Cycle trails, walks & picnic spots | Tranquil alternative to ocean especially for younger kids

Adrenaline Park

It's called accrobranhe and it's popular in French resorts in summer - treetop rope walk | Also quad bikes & paintball | Open April to October | Cycle ride from your villa

Horse Riding

Equestrian centre locally | Beach gallops & forest treks | All abilities & ages

Local Area

Moliets-Plage is a stunning and endless sweep of sand and Atlantic surf. There's more though to this destination than just the beach. It boasts a variety of leisure activities including golf courses, tennis centre, watersports (at the ocean and also Lac de Léon), horse-riding and adrenalin park.

Moliets-et-Maa, 2 km inland, this is the old village with church and petanque square, butcher, bakery, grocery store and a couple of restaurants.

The network of cycle trails around the resort make cycling a very easy and enjoyable to get around. In fact, two wheels is the preferred mode of holiday transport, and are easy to hire.


  • Restaurants - a few at Moliets Plage, also Moliets-et-Maa and Léon. There are a few 'gems' in nearby villages such as Michelin-starred Relais de la Post at Magescq.
  • Shops - basic amenities at Moliets Plage (seasonal opening times) and at Moliets et Maa (all year round).
  • Nightlife - bars and one nightclub at Moliets Plage (seasonal)
  • Supermarket - mini-market at Moliets Plage (seasonal opening times) plus Super U on the road to Messanges
  • Markets - weekly markets at Léon and Moliets et Maa plus a summer night market at Moliets Plage.


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


  1. Escorted gondalier ride along the serene Courant d'Huchet
  2. Explore the coast, forests and lakes via the network of cycle trails
  3. A day's golf & surf at Moliets
  4. Take a break from the beach and unwind at the Lac de Léon - go by bike
  5. Running the network of forest trails - find a different path each time but try and take in the early morning mist rising off Etang de la Prade


  • Surfing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Horse-riding
  • Birdwatching
  • Fishing
  • Pelote Basque
  • Course Landaise
  • Adrenaline park
  • Map

    Moliets-Plage is on the beautiful Landes coast of Aquitaine, about 60 kms north of Biarritz.

    Biarritz airport 1hr drive | Bordeaux airport 1hr 40m drive | Biarritz railway station 1hr drive | Bilbao ferry port 2hr 45m drive | Santander ferry port 3hr 30m drive | St Malo ferry port 6hr 45m drive | Calais terminal 10 hr drive

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