2-Bed Ground Floor Apartment, the Beach is only 100 metres away –The apartment is Air Conditioned and has Internet access and French & UK TV, outside there is a patio area with table, chairs and barbecue.
Electricity and Final Cleaning included in the price, linen and towels available at €15 per person per week.
This fully equipped apartment is on the Mediterranean at Le Barcarès Grand Plage and is just 14 Miles from the City of Perpignan and 35 miles from the Spanish border and 100m from the Blue flag beach, bars, shops and restaurants and an ATM cash machine. Le Barcarès is a paradise for both water sport enthusiasts and connoisseurs of seafood. The apartment has Air Conditioning in addition to Internet access, UK Sat TV, DVD Player. Prices include electricity and final cleaning. The apartments has a floor areas of 40 sqM, and is 150 Metres from a number of bars, restaurants and shops and the blue flag beach. The apartment is equipped with a full modern kitchen with fridge freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, full oven and ceramic hob and bright modern shower room. The apartment is tiled throughout, and comprises a large main bedroom, a second smaller bedroom, kitchen/diner, Sun Lounge and an outside patio.
There is a water park, quad biking, water sports and a funfair nearby, a safari park and the vineyards are some of the other attractions within a reasonable traveling distance. Port Barcares lies between the Mediterranean Sea and a large lake. The beach is wide and sandy and has an EC Award. The Port has many leisure boats and a good selection of shops and restaurants to visit in the evening.
The region around Perpignan is of great interest; here you can combine a beach holiday with excursions to explore the foothills of the Pyrenees. Villefranche is an interesting town where you can take 'the little yellow train' for a fascinating trip into the Pyrenees. Barcares Village has a regular market with local produce and in Port Barcares there is a Sea Water Thalassotherapy treatment centre. In July and August the resort throngs with visitors. Cap Leucate is a landmark for both seafarers and migrating birds. It is a popular area for hikers and mountain bikers.
Sightseeing/Eating Out: Port Barcares is located on the Golfe du Lion and is home to one of the largest marinas on the French Mediterranean coast the other being at nearby Port Leucate. The Superb beach is Blue Flag and 5 Miles long. It is home to the Lydia, a 100 metre Steamship built in 1931 & deliberately run aground in 1967. The area around Barcares is renowned for its seafood, particularly Oysters which are celebrated with a week-long festival in March. Wine Production is as important as fishing in this area which is France's largest wine producing region. August being an essential season for the peninsula where you can taste a wide range of local wines such as Corbiere, Fitou, Muscat de Rivesaltes and Minervois.
The vast beach at Barcares Grand Plage is good for families as there are lifeguards on duty throughout high season and is never crowded
Getting there from the UK and Ireland:
Ryanair fly from Stansted and Birmingham to Perpignan which is 14 miles away.
Perpignan 15 Minutes
Carcassonne 1 Hour
Girona 1 hour 15 minutes
Barcelona 2 Hours