Destination guide

The waterfront setting of Arcachon is ready to explore

The beaches and parks provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Arcachon. Travelers to this trendy city praise the casino gaming, spas and coffeehouses. If you're looking for accommodations 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 vacation home and check out everything that makes Arcachon a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 78°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Arcachon

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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)
Transport

Traveling to and around Arcachon

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

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

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

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

  • Port d'Arcachon: 4,125 holiday lettings
  • Arcachon Station: 4,110 holiday lettings
  • Arcachon Beach: 4,170 holiday lettings
  • Mauresque Park: 3,817 holiday lettings
  • Biscarrosse Beach: 3,538 holiday lettings

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 1,594 Houses in Arcachon. Our other popular types of Arcachon holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 558 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,158 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations

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 840 holiday homes with pool available in Arcachon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.