Villa Andernos has an 11m (36') pool to relax by, bikes for personal use with a bike path behind the house and the beach only 800m away. Restaurants, bakery shops, and mini-grocery stores are within walking distance (for some) while others may prefer taking a bike or car. The oyster dock and the local Farmer's Market (open 6 days a week) are also close by in town approximately 2.5km (1,5miles). The ocean is an easy 35 minute drive (peak days in summer may take an hour or so). Famous Bordeaux vineyards are about 45-90 minutes to get to by car.
Beautiful pristine waters and natural white sand beaches
Dune of Pilat
This is the tallest dune in all of Europe!
Come and discover the oyster-farming villages and their wooden huts. There are 1,500 huts in all, scattered around the Bay, 300 Oyster farming businesses and 26 ports in all.
Known throughout France and the world, cannelés can be found in nearly all the local bake shops. Flavored with rum and vanilla, a soft doughy middle with a think caramelized crust....need I say more???!!!
Cap Ferret with view of Pilat
The stunning views of the Bay and in the distance the Dune.
Enjoying the Bay!
There are 76km of Beach along the Bassin d'Arcachon! And 26 pittoresque towns to visit...maybe not all on the first trip!
The Bay is a great place to vacation with kids! There are many activities, zoos, amusement parks and more for them to enjoy.
Why not cycle!
Biking is fun! There are 220km of biking paths around the Bay.
Do I hear the Ocean?
There is 40km of beach on the Ocean side of the Bay of Arcachon. It's a great place to surf, go for a long walk, sunbath or just relax.
Whether or not you like wine, visiting a castle is definitively a 'must-see' in France.
Available all year long, oysters are a favorite accompanied with a Entre-Deux-Mers white wine of the region
Every vineyard has it's own distinctive way of aging wines and mixing grape varieties. There are a total of 54 appellations in Bordeaux which include Margaux, Médoc, Saint-Emilion, and Sauternes.
Zoo Bordeaux Pessac
A cute little zoo. Keeps kids busy for half a day.
The Casino is found just off the highway as you enter the town.
The Aeroclub Andernos offers tours by plane over Cap Ferret.
Movie Theatre La Dolce Vita
Small cinema located in the heart of town.