Quality 1 Bedroom Ground Floor Villa in the well established holiday residence Villas du Lac, with a wide range of leisure facilities and activities in the unique environment of Soustons Plage on the Atlantic Coast of South West France. Good value for money with linen and TV included. Broadband internet available.
The Holiday Resort
Villas du Lac at Soustons Plage is in the exceptional environment of the Cote d’Argent on the French Atlantic Coast, bordered by long sandy beaches and the Landes Forest, beside the traditional village of Vieux Boucau in South West France. Soustons Plage and the Landes and Acquitaine region are ideal for families and those interested in sports and nature activities, in the free, wild and relaxing atmosphere of ocean, lakes, forests and rivers. The sports and leisure amenities of Soustons Plage stretch between the dunes and the forest around a marine lake of 60 hectares/150 acres, an ideal lagoon for water sports. The Atlantic is nearby for surfing and water sports and Hossegor, the surfing centre of France, is only 15 minutes away. It is also well located for golf, with a 9 hole course at Port d’Albret, an 18 hole course at Moliets (8 kms/5 miles away) and another 6 courses within easy travelling distance. It is 35 kms/22 miles from the French spa centre of Dax, 38 kms/24 miles from Bayonne and Biarritz and 60 kms/35 miles from the Spanish border. You can also go cycling or hiking to the smell of the pines among the forests and pathways, rivers and lakes in the mild climate. The wine regions of Gascony and Bordeaux, as well as Armangnac and the picturesque seaside towns of Capbreton and Saint Jean de Luz, are all within easy reach.
The Holiday Residence
Villas du Lac is situated in a unique setting on the edge of the forest, 500 metres/300 yards from the marine lake, just over 1 km/less than a mile from the Ocean and around 1.5 kms/1 mile from the centre of Vieux Boucau and its shops. The village club extends over 5 hectares/12 acres and has a large swimming pool and childrens’ pool (open mid May to end September), 3 tennis courts, mini golf, childrens’ play area, multi sports ground, a TV room, areas for volley ball and petanque/French boules, an internet room, laundry room, restaurant and bar (open mid June – mid September and children under 4 eat free when with a paying adult), entertainment room (July and August), breakfast service, meals to go, as well as parking included.
With a range of villas and apartments to suit different numbers of visitors, it is ideal for a family holiday and as a base for exploring the many attractions, leisure and sports facilities of the surrounding region.
How to Get There
Nearest airports are Biarritz 45 minutes, Bordeaux 90 minutes, Pau 90 minutes. Nearest ferries are Santandaer 3¼ hours, Roscoff 7½ hours, Cherbourg 7¾ hours. From the A63 motorway follow directions for Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains.
There is a range of quality villas and apartments available at Villas du Lac, all within easy access of the swimming pool and the facilities of the residence:
3 bedroom Villas on two levels with two bathrooms and 2 WCs with two private terrasses/ decking – for up to 8 people
2 bedroom Villas on two stories or ground floor with private decking – for up to 6 people
1 bedroom Villas on the ground floor with private decking – for up to 4 people
1 Bedroom and Studio Apartments with close access to the pool and all facilities, no terrasse/decking – for 2, 3 or 4 people
We have a number of apartments on the ground floor equipped to welcome guests with disabilties. The properties are all refurbished for 2017. All villas have their own decking/terrasse and patio seating. Linen, towels, TV and broadband internet are all included as standard.
1 Bedroom Villas – 37 m2 for up to 4 people
Living room with double sofa bed for 2 people, TV. Bedroom with double/twin beds. Kitchen with ceramic hob, fridge, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, kettle. Shower room. Separate toilet.
Holiday Activities – Vieux Boucau and Acquitaine Region
Villas du Lac gives you access to a wide range of holiday, leisure and sports activities on site and in the surrounding town and region.
Villas du Lac On Site
Large Swimming pool and Childrens’ Pool
3 Tennis Courts
Childrens’ play area
Multi sports ground
Restaurant and Bar
Kid’s Club July & August
Teen’s Club July & August
Day and Evening Entertainment
Special meal deals at the on-site restaurant
Vieux Boucau and Acquitaine
Mini Cruises on the Marine Lake 300 metres from Villas du Lac
Kayaking, Canoeing and Rowing in 5 locations in the area
Aquatic Centre ‘Aygueblue’ open all year
Sandy Beaches – 6 kms with 3 supervised: Plage Centrale May – September; Plage du Lac Marin July & August; Plage de la Sablères June – September
Beach Club – Club de Plage ‘Lou Mayoun’
Swimming Lessons at two organised beach classes
Surfing on Atlantic Coast with lessons at 5 surf schools/clubs and in nearby Hossegor, France’s surfing centre
Fishing in the sea and rivers through an organised club
Sailing and Boating at centres on sea and river – 2 close to Villas du Lac, 6 others in the Landes region and 10 more in the Basque region
Windsurfing at 3 locations nearby
Diving – Scuba Diving at 3 centres in Capbreton/Hossegor
Sea Kayak, Waveski, Stand up Paddle, Kayak surf, Jet Ski, Flyboard at 3 locations in Capbreton/Hossegor and Messanges and others in the Basque region
Waterpark – Atlantic Park, Plage du Penon, Seignosse 10 minutes away
Horse Riding at equestrian centre Messanges
Golf at 8 courses nearby including Golf de Pinsolle Soustons – 9 & 18 holes available
Amusement/Leisure Parks – 6 in the area, 2 at Vieux Boucau
Bicycle Hire at 4 local centres
Ramble on the Green Routes/Voie Vert on foot or bicycle – 4 leading from Vieux Boucau
French Bowling (Boules) club in Vieux Boucau
Roller Skating/Skateboarding – 2 parks/schools in Vieux Boucau
Tennis – courts and workshops in Vieux Boucau & tournament in July
Pelote Basque/Racket Ball– play or watch at the fronton (court) in Vieux Boucau and other towns in the Landes and Basques regions
Quads – at Magescq, Moliets and Capbreton
Go Karting – at Magescq and Capbreton
Paintball – at Adrenaline Park, Moliets
Adventure Courses and Orientation Courses
Billiards/Snooker – in Dax and St Paul de Dax
Forests – see and experience nature and relax in the famous Landes Forest on foot, on bikes, on horses or hiking
Discovery Tours – visit farms and wildlife parks in the area and the Regional Park of the Landes region
Use the Geocaching treasure map system to find more of the hidden gems of the region
Lakes in Soustons – visit the salt-water lake (Lac Marin de Port d’Albret), the lake of Pinsolle (Etang de Pinsolle), the lake of Soustons (Etang Soustons), the lake of Hardy (Etang Hardy) and the White lake (Etang Blanc)
Visit nature reserves in the region
Visit the ecomusem and 19th century village of Marquèze in Sabres
Folklore, History and Places of Interest in the Landes region and Pays Basque – see and experience the towns and traditions including Capbreton, Bayonne, Biarritz, St Jean de Luz, Hendaye, Moliets and Saint Clement Church in Vieux Boucau built in 1632
Follow the Camino de Santiago/St James of Compostela trail to St Jean Pieds de Port
Travel to the Pyrenees mountains and the pilgrimage town of Lourdes
Visit Spain and the Spanish Basque region including San Sebastian and Bilbao
Take day trips to Bordeaux and Basin Arcachon
Spa/Thalassotherapie – treat yourself to a local spa or visit Dax, the spa centre of France
Shops – visit the surf and designer shops in Vieux Boucau and nearby towns like Hossegor or the Outlets in Soorts-Hossegor
Food and Craft Trades – visit the local craft shops for wine, regional products, fish, bakery, butchery
Markets Vieux Boucau – Mid June – mid September mornings daily; Rest of the Year Tuesdays and Saturdays; Night Market Mondays July and August; Arts & Craft Market Lac Marin Wednesday nights July and August
Bars and Restaurants – treat yourself to quality local food at good prices at some of 17 local eating places: traditional restaurants, brasseries, creperies, tapas bars, bistros, wine bars, pizzerias
Casinos – in Capbreton, Hossegor and Biarritz
Night Life – Cinemas. Discos and nightclubs in Vieux Boucau and 4 other nearby towns (Hossegor, Moliets, Seignosse and Dax)
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Points to Note
1/4/2017 – 6/5/2017 and October: Flexible Arrival and Departure Days subject to availability
Prices in brackets show the original prices to which a 20% Discount has been applied
Our Prices Include
Free outdoor parking
Access to petanque ground, multi-sports ground, children’s playground
Bed linen, towels, broadband internet, TV worth up to Euro 100
Minimum Stay: one week
Price in Euros, for each property, for each visit
25% non refundable deposit to secure reservation
Balance of rental payment due at the latest one month before date of visit – non refundable after that date
Security Deposit/Caution paid in advance online direct or through the booking website: €500 for each property, for each visit. Deposit refunded online after inventory check carried out on the day of departure.
Cleaning - at the end of the visit a full clean must be done by the guest including washing and putting away all dishes, washing floors, empty and clean fridge/freezer and putting dirty linen and towels in the central return box. Guests can choose to have end of stay cleaning done for them for the following fee: Villa 3 Bed €90; Villa 2 Bed €80; Villa 1 Bed €70; Apartment 1 Bed & Studio, paid in advance online direct or through the booking website for each visit.
Taxe de Sejour/Tourist tax to be paid on arrival or through the booking website if applicable: (Mairie/Council requirement for all guests over 18 years old)
Check-in & Check-out
Change Over Days:
June – September: Saturday
April and October: flexible by arrangement
Check-in from 4 – 7pm. Please let us know at the point of booking if you intend to arrive later than 7 pm, so that we can make arrangements for check-in and keys
Check-out before 10.00 am. Please make an appointment with the agent for the inventory check on the morning of departure.
Laundry facilities: rates available from Odalys on site
Baby equipment: €25/stay from the agent
Bike rental (information/prices from Odalys on site)
Tennis & table tennis equipment rental – information/prices from Odalys on site
Pets allowed*: €50 for each animal for each stay* You will have to provide proof of vaccinations. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times within the grounds. Dogs are not allowed in the restaurant or swimming pool area.
ID card or passport required for all guests (including babies). Please note that drivers’ licences are not valid.
Please take care of your personal belongings during your visit. The Owner or Sun Holidays Europe Ltd cannot be held responsible for damage or theft of personal belongings.
Prices include 20% discount April – June and October