Atlantic Green Villas

Feefo Rating 15 Modern, spacious villas with pools, 3 kms to beach

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  • private pool
  • Comfort Rating Good quality
  • Modern, spacious villas with pools, 3 kms to beach
  • Nearest Town: Lacanau-Ocean

We Say

Modern, spacious villas with private pools, in an attractive pine forest setting, short cycle ride to beach, lakes, restaurants, activities

Pricing & availability

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Fortnight Deals
  • 15% off bookings of at least a fortnight booked for 24/08/19 to the end of the year.

Late Booking
  • 10% to 20% off weeks available from August 31st. GET QUOTE includes discount. (Cannot be combined with fortnight offer.)

Notes on prices

  • Price includes: Rental only (excluding linen, towels and other optional supplements - see below).
  • Compulsory extras: Tourist tax, approx. 1 EUR per person aged 12+ per day.
  • Optional extras: Linen & towels: 69 EUR (2 bed), 105 EUR (3 bed), 139 EUR (4 bed) | Linen & towels incl. beds made for arrival: 109 EUR, 149 EUR, 199 EUR | End of stay clean: 140 EUR, 150 EUR, 160 EUR | Pets (45 EUR per pet per week) | Cot with linen and high chair (50 EUR per week); cot only with linen (30 EUR per week); high chair only (25 EUR per week); pushchair (30 EUR per week); in-villa wifi (not available in all villas), 25 EUR/week for up to 2GB/day
  • Security deposit: 600 EUR
  • Changeover day: Saturday between mid-May and late September
  • Arrival and departure: Normal arrival time is Saturday, from 3pm until 7pm; departure is by 10am please.
  • Fortnight booking restriction: none

What makes Atlantic Green villas a great holiday rental

Atlantic Green villas are smart, modern villas with pools in Lacanau-Ocean, located on an attractive estate surrounded by pine trees. Living areas are spacious, and each villa has a good-sized terrace overlooking a private pool. They are still just 3 kms by cycle trail from the lake, beach & town, and there's lots to do nearby including all watersports, golf, tennis, horse-riding & cycling, and it's just a short drive to the Médoc vineyards. Atlantic Green villas are pet-friendly.

In addition, guests at Atlantic Green villas benefit from:

  • boulangerie delivery service
  • rental bike delivery service and discounts
  • discounts at the Golf du Baganais (9 holes) & Golf de l'Ardilouse (18 holes)

Best for:
Families looking for a good holiday villa, in a lovely setting and with the convenience of the activities and beaches nearby. Outside July & August prices and offers are very attractive when the villas are popular with golfers, surfers and couples wanting a relaxing villa holiday.

Suitability for:

  • Toddlers - baby equipment available; pools are protected by an alarm and pool cover. NB Most villas have sloping gardens and steps down to the poolside.
  • Teenagers - plenty to do & explore nearby, nightlife in Lacanau if needed
  • Reduced mobility - most villas having sloping driveways, entrances & gardens; a few have level access and ground-floor bedrooms and bathrooms, please enquire for details.

Anything to watch out for?
Gardens are partially overlooked, though villas are laid out to minimise this. In-villa wifi is available in some but not all villas, for a small supplement - free wifi available at reception. Unusually, prices exclude sheets & towels in order that our rates compare favourably with those of our peers. We can reserve for payment on arrival - please see Prices & Availability | Extras for details.

Why Lacanau?
Lacanau-Ocean is an outdoor playground, offering a superb beach, lovely cycle trails, tennis, golf, surfing, water-skiing and sailing. In July & August there's lots going on in the day time and evenings, and quieter outside these months. Beaches stretch for miles, so finding your own patch at whatever time of year is not difficult. Three golf courses are located within 3kms. The famous chateaux of the 'medoc rouge' (the wine producing area), the bassin d'Arcachon and Cap Ferret are all within easy reach.


Attractive villas in a lovely setting and well-located for a relaxing, enjoyable holiday.

Atlantic Green villas are smart, modern villas featuring a good ratio of bathrooms to bedrooms, spacious living rooms and good quality fittings and furnishings throughout.

They are located on an estate of about 40 villas altogether, set on a hillside in the pine-forest just outside Lacanau-Ocean proper. (Most driveways, entrances and gardens are on a slope.)

All villas have:

  • A spacious living room with dining area and open-plan kitchen
  • Dining table and chairs, fireplace
  • TV in sitting area with sofa & chairs: two bed villas seat 2-3, three bed villas seat 3-4, four bed villas seat 4-6.
  • The sofa is convertible to a bed and can accommodate an extra 2 people if required (supplement applies)
  • Kitchen separated from the living/dining area by a breakfast bar; contains dishwasher, oven, microwave, fridge freezer, kettle, toaster and coffee-machine
  • Separate laundry room with washing machine and dryer
  • Sliding doors opening on to decked terrace and swimming pool area and garden with hardwood furniture and barbecue.  Most pools are 8m x 4m, protected by an approved cover.  They are unheated, and are generally open mid-May until the end of October
  • Off-road parking space for 1 to 2 cars

MGLA-AGT3 - 2 bedrooms | bathroom, shower room | sleeps 4-6 | 90m2
Lounge with double sofa-bed; master bedroom with double bed and en-suite bath; bedroom with twin beds; shower room & WC; separate WC; 2 sun-loungers

MGLA-AGT4 - 3 bedrooms | bathroom, shower room | sleeps 6-8 | 110 - 115m2
Lounge with double sofa-bed; master bedroom with double bed and en-suite bath; 2x twin bedrooms; shower room & WC; separate WC; 3/4 sun-loungers

MGLA-AGT5 - 4 bedrooms | 2 bathrooms, shower room | sleeps 8-10 | 130-140m2
Lounge with double sofa-bed; master bedroom with double bed and en-suite bath; 3x twin bedrooms; bathroom with spa bath & WC; shower room & WC; separate WC; 5/6 sun-loungers


  • Some villas are single-storey, others are on two levels.
  • Swimming pools can be located either at the front or at the rear of the villa.
  • For 3 and 4 bedroom Atlantic Green villas, one of the bedrooms will either be a twin bedroom or an open mezzanine level with twin beds.


Most pools are 8m x 4m, protected by approved cover, unheated; open 27/4/19 until 12/10/19.



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


  • tv with French channels
  • wi-fi


  • bbq or plancha
  • parking space

House Rules

NB Wifi is not available in all villas - if essential for your stay please ask us to confirm at the time of booking. Please see information pack on arrival for house rules.


Atlantic Green villas border the golf du Baganais, 3 kms from the centre of Lacanau-Ocean in one direction, and from Lacanau lake in the other. Cycle trails in and around Lacanau can be picked up 500m from the site.

Local Amenities

Nearest village / town: Lacanau-Ocean
Nearest beach: Lacanau-Ocean 3 kms
Boulangerie: Lacanau-Ocean 3 kms; on-site delivery service in summer (subject to demand)
Restaurant: Hotel restaurants 500m, many in Lacanau 3 kms away
Market: Lacanau-Océan (3 kms) - weekly market in summer

Distance to nearest major transport connections

Bordeaux airport: 70 kms Bordeaux train station: 80 kms Bergerac airport: 200 kms St Malo ferry: 650 kms Calais ferry: 900 kms

Sports & Leisure

Lacanau offers surfing, golf, sailing, cycling, horse-riding, tennis, as well as lovely ocean & lake beaches - perfect for an active holiday


  • Exellent beachbreak - surf & bodyboard
  • 3 surf schools in Lacanau
  • Lessons & weekly courses
  • Pro championships in August
  • Equipment hire available


  • Equestrian centre offering lake & forest hacks, lessons & courses
  • For riders of all ages & experience


  • Sailing & windsurfing on Lacanau lake
  • 3 clubs offer lessons/courses
  • Equipment hire too
  • Age 9 upwards


  • 18-hole championship course, from 41 EUR per round
  • Two 9-hole courses too
  • Local & regional golf passes available
  • Lessons & courses offered


  • Extensive network of cycle trails
  • From Cap Ferret to Carcans, & around the lakes
  • Several hire shops offering bikes, trailers & tag alongs
  • Delivery to your villa available


  • Waterski and wakeboard
  • Dedicated lake - lac de Pitrot
  • Lessons, courses, pro shop
  • Annual champs - watch the pros!


  • Vitalparc spa, opposite Eden Parc
  • Full range of treatments
  • Sauna & jacuzzi
  • Aromatherapy
  • Spoil yourself!

Adventure Park

  • Adventure trail in the trees!
  • Open April-October, weekends & school holidays
  • Just 200m from the villas


Atlantic Green villas have a dedicated reception to deal with check-in/check-out formalities, visitor information, dvd & baby kit hire.

Reception also serves as a free wifi access point.


Customer Reviews By Feefo

Review posted on 18 Aug 2018

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Service: Lovely villa in a lovely location.

Product: Lovely villa in a lovely location.

On 20-Aug-2018 we responded:

Product Comment: Thanks for your feedback!

Review posted on 12 Sep 2017

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Service: Extremely helpful and responsive. At the time of booking we changed our minds over things but it was never a problem. Any questions were answered very quickly and where they couldn't be answered straight away as answers were required from the owners this was explained. This is the second time we have used Alternative Aquitaine and the service was as it was the first time excellent.

Product: Atlantic Green Villas are a great destination having both the lake and the sea and the villa then having a pool gave us the best of everything. The villa was spacious and clean on arrival. The kitchen was very well equipped. It's location between the lake and sea also made everything so accessible. We had bikes with us and there are miles of cycle paths amongst the trees which are great for all the family. One small point was there was no wifi in the villa but you could go to reception so it didn't distract from the holiday.

On 12-Sep-2017 we responded:

Product Comment: Thank you for taking the time to share your Lacanau experience - delighted to hear that it went so well. The Atlantic Green villas are the pick of the Lacanau villa estates but I agree they really need to install wifi.

Review posted on 23 Jul 2017

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Service: The booking in at the site was efficient even though it was done in a laid back way, the staff were very good and helpful. We only had one issue during our stay, in that after a swim in the pool one day it was found that there was no hot water available in our villa. On contacting the office the next day, the office staff were most apologetic and got some one onto the issue immediately. It apparently took him most of the day to fix but it worked when we got back after a days sight seeing.

Product: Property was clean and well equipped.

On 24-Jul-2017 we responded:

Product Comment: We're delighted you enjoyed the villa and area. Sorry to read about the hot water issue, but pleased that local staff were helpful and responsive in sorting it out quickly.

Review posted on 28 Sep 2016

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Service: Very helpful, reminders for payment etc. faultless communication

Product: We've been before so knew what to expect.

On 29-Sep-2016 we responded:

Service Comment: Thank you for choosing us for your return visit to Atlantic Green, Lacanau. Justin

Review posted on 25 Aug 2016

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Service: Most helpful

Product: The location at edge of town and behind the end of the cycle path is a downside. Half a mile nearer would be preferable . House itself well appointed and pool area great.

On 26-Aug-2016 we responded:

Service Comment: Thanks very much! If we could pick up one of these Lacanau villa estates and move it next to the beach we'd be very happy! Still, a 3km ride along the cycle paths is a nice way to reach the ocean and sea-front shops, etc. Justin

Review posted on 25 Aug 2016

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Service: Alternative Aquitaine have always reacted quickly to my enquiries

Product: We have stayed in number 27 Atantic Green, Sady the owner has clear fallen out of love with it and it is currently up for sale, I assume that Alternative Aquitaine British Customer always get this Villa, it really need some serious money spending on it particuarly considering the near £7K we spent renting for two weeks. Just a few examples, front door has almost no paint on it, wooden railing at the front designed to prent people falling down quite a steep drop were broken when we were last there 2 years ago, still broken, internal pool lights broken. When we raise these issue each year with Estivil we get the usual reponse, owner does not want to spend any money, to be honest that really is not good enough. There are much better properties on the Estate so Alterative Aquitaine you need to raise these issues with Estivil and make sure your clients get a better property as its a fabulous location

On 25-Aug-2016 we responded:

Service Comment: Very disappointed to read this. It’s not good enough. We have access to the entire Atlantic Green estate and if the villa is as you describe it, it should not be in Estivel’s rental programme full-stop. We will indeed be taking this up with Estivel immediately. Note we haven’t booked you into this villa previously – we have though made two villa reservations for you on the neighbouring Eden Parc estate. We will follow-up these issues with Estivel and come back to you – thank you very much for raising this with us. (Thanks for your comments about Lacanau Ocean – it is indeed a fabulous Aquitaine destination). Justin

Review posted on 11 Jun 2016

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Service: very helpful with booking etc

Product: property very clean. good level of equipment.

On 17-Jun-2016 we responded:

Service Comment: Delighted you enjoyed your break in Lacanau Ocean. Thanks very much for writing. Justin

Review posted on 03 Sep 2015

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Service: Expensive rental.

Product: Some of the equipment needs updating e.g. the base of the fridge was rusty. The coffee table was damaged. The bathrooms / shower room were in need of a refresh / re-grouting The towels were very poor quality. The bed linen was the same as 3 years previous in the same villa and looking a bit worn.

Review posted on 03 Sep 2015

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Service: good communication and directions

Product: villa not clean on arrival despite the very officious letter to all occupants about the requirements upon departure. Pool cover broken and dirty; would not have offered any pool safety to a family with young children-reception unable to provide a solution-fortunately we don't have young children so not a major issue for us.

On 03-Sep-2015 we responded:

Service Comment: Thanks for writing back. Disappointed to see this feedback on your villa at Atlantic Green. I hope the cleaning issue was dealt with immediately by reception. It's not uncommon in France to receive an ' offcious' instructions sheet on arrival but I agree the tone of these could be improved. Agree with your tip about heading up to Carcans Plage for a quieter beach and one that many say is better for younger kids. Justin

Review posted on 27 Aug 2015

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Service: the service was excellent. They were very knowledgeable about the properties and nothing was too much trouble to accommodate what we wanted

Product: the villa was amazing. Plenty of space with a good lay out. It was very clean and had everything we needed. The location was excellent

On 27-Aug-2015 we responded:

Service Comment: Brilliant! Thanks for responding. Justin

Review posted on 27 Jul 2015

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Service: Very helpful guidance from Justin and Alex; thanks very much

Product: Lovely property, clean, tidy, spacious, gorgeous lavender around pool. Only gripe would be that there were only 3 sunbeds for 4 people - when we asked for another we were told it was done off the number of rooms! Ideally situated for bike riding into town, our teenagers loved it. Maybe not so great for younger riders as there is a small stretch of main road (quiet) before joining the off-road trails.

On 28-Jul-2015 we responded:

Service Comment: Thank you so much for the lovely review, delighted you had a good time, certainly sounds like you made the most of your time! I'm sorry about the sun beds, I agree more would be better, we'll set expectations better in future (and will double-check the directions too). So pleased it went well, thank you again. Alex

Review posted on 02 Jul 2015

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Service: The team at Alternative Aquitaine couldn't have been more helpful, we hadn't been to this part of France before and they advised me on great places to go / stay with my family within my budget. They answered all my questions quickly and efficiently - I will be recommending them to all my friends and family and will definitely book through them again.

Product: Great property, very spacious and comfortable and just as we expected. There are a number of steps in the garden leading down from the patio to the pool which with toddlers which was a slight concern but they soon learnt to take them carefully!

On 03-Jul-2015 we responded:

Service Comment: Thank you very much for your comments. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed your villa at Lacanau Ocean. I know the beach at Carcans Plage; it's a bit more off-the-beaten-track and popular with locals. It sounds as though you found time to explore some local gems too - St. Emilion and the Bay of Arcachon are firm favourites. There's lots more to see next time... :) Best wishes Justin Justin

Review posted on 02 Oct 2014

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Service: Last minute booking was smooth and easy.

Product: We could pick minor issues but overall the villa was a great package. How to make it better: wi-fi and mobile phone signal in the villa.

Review posted on 29 Aug 2014

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Service: The staff were helpful and efficient. They dealt with any questions I had quickly.

Product: The setting was good but the Villa was tired and not clean, The pool surround was damaged and it was virtually impossible to get the car up the drive to the parking space. There were no facilities worth talking about on the site. The pity was with a little bit of effort the whole think could have been improved as basically it was good just lacking proper care. I paid for the clean which was a rip off and felt that there were a series of rules designed to annoy you by the way in which they were pursued

On 29-Aug-2014 we responded:

Service Comment: It's really frustrating to read about your villa looking tired. We're sorry to hear this and will speak with the supplier. Any cleaning issues should be raised with reception on arrival. Your point about the facilities is correct - these are simply villa estates with a central reception area, rather than being a holiday village/complex. Lots of activities to enjoy locally though. Thanks again for your comments and bringing this to our attention. It's important to hear feedback like this so that we can discuss it with the supplier. Justin

Review posted on 06 Jun 2014

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Service: Very good service, thank you.

Product: A wonderful week! A stunning villa in a lovely part of the world, perfect!

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