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 features

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)
How to get there

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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Arcachon?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,448 vacation rentals near Arcachon. From 1,612 Houses to 509 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Arcachon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Arcachon:

  • Le Cap Ferret: 367 vacation rentals
  • Biscarrosse Plage: 254 vacation rentals
  • Pyla sur Mer: 466 vacation rentals
  • Piraillan: 144 vacation rentals
  • Le Canon: 176 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Arcachon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Arcachon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Arcachon Beach: 4,090 vacation rentals
  • Port d'Arcachon: 4,102 vacation rentals
  • Arcachon Station: 4,103 vacation rentals
  • Mauresque Park: 4,101 vacation rentals
  • Casino D'Arcachon: 4,095 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Arcachon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,612 Houses in Arcachon. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Arcachon include:

  • Villas: 509 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,100 rentals available
  • Cottages: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Arcachon?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 815 vacation rentals with pool available in Arcachon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.