Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Arcachon is ready to explore

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Arcachon. Travellers to this trendy city praise the casino gaming, spas and coffee shops. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Arcachon

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Arcachon a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arcachon Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Kid Parc (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Aqualand (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Parc de Loisirs du Four (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Zooland Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Gujan-Mestras Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Arcachon

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 26°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Arcachon

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Arcachon is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arcachon Beach (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Mauresque Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Arcachon Bay (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Oiseaux Island (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Cap Ferret Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Dune of Pilat (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Arcachon

The nearest airport is in Bordeaux (BOD-Merignac), located 26.2 mi (42.1 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Arcachon Station.

Where to stay near Arcachon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,359 holiday rentals near Arcachon. From 1,569 Houses to 504 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Arcachon for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Arcachon?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Arcachon:

  • Pyla sur Mer: 458 holiday homes
  • Piraillan: 141 holiday homes
  • Le Cap Ferret: 360 holiday homes
  • Claouey: 48 holiday homes
  • Le Canon: 176 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Arcachon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Arcachon. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Arcachon Beach: 3,919 holiday rentals
  • Casino D'Arcachon: 3,925 holiday rentals
  • Winter Town (Ville d’Hiver): 3,934 holiday rentals
  • Thalazur Thalassotherapie Arcachon: 3,929 holiday rentals
  • Port d'Arcachon: 3,930 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Arcachon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Arcachon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,569 Houses in Arcachon. Our other popular types of Arcachon holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 504 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,075 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 17 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Arcachon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 795 holiday homes with pool available in Arcachon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.