Holiday Rentals in South West France
Stylish and contemporary villa with lovely sea views.Biarritz | Landes - Biarritz
Situated between the typical fishing village of Guethary and the chic town of Saint Jean de Luz, no expense has been spared in the fittings, furnishings and cutting edge décor of this superb contemporary villa. Large glass panels offer lovely views over the beautifully landscaped grounds.Price per week: £4665-£14115Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: VIL2262
Luxurious famous chateau with chef & maid service included.Dordogne - Perigueux
This luxurious famous chateau sleeps 12/18 in 6 or 8 bedrooms. Within it's own grounds, walled/gated security, heated pool, with chef and maid service included in the rental fee. Close to a sandy beach, shops, restaurants and golf course.Price per week: £3237-£9066Sleeps: 18Bedrooms: 8Pool: YesRef: PET1869
Outstanding holiday villa in fabulous countryside location.Dordogne - Bergerac
Escape from the hustle & bustle of the city at this outstanding holiday villa which enjoys a fabulous countryside location, minutes away from the villages of Sainte Alvere and Tremolat. The house is both atmospheric and relaxing, suitable for families or for a group of friends,Price per week: £963-£2086Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: LEB2630
Luxurious, modern villa with beautiful ocean views.Biarritz | Landes - Biarritz
A luxurious, modern villa with beautiful ocean views situated between the typical fishing village of Guethary and the chic town of Saint Jean de Luz. The villa is exceptionally well finished with sleek, contemporary furnishings and state of the art fittings and is flooded with natural light.Price per week: £6925-£16595Sleeps: 12Bedrooms: 6Pool: YesRef: VIL2264
An enviable location right on the seafront in Biarritz.Biarritz | Landes - Biarritz
An extremely spacious two-storey apartment with an enviable location right on the seafront in Biarritz. Set in a beautiful period building, all rooms have stunning views of the Atlantic ocean.Price per week: £3005-£7005Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: NoRef: LOC2256
A striking villa with views over the ocean.Biarritz | Landes - Biarritz
A striking villa with views over the ocean, situated between the typical fishing village of Guethary and the chic town of Saint Jean de Luz. This is a unique property displaying the best of cutting edge modern architecture and design. There is an intimate enclosed courtyard terrace.Price per week: £3740-£6285Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: NoRef: VIL2259
A calm, healing and beautiful retreat.Lot | Tarn | Garonne - Montauban
This property is a beautifully reconstructed and renovated French farmhouse. It is very secluded on top of a little hill in the deep Tarn countryside with breathtaking 360 degree views of farms, fields, villages and distant hills. The approach is up a long track, hedged in lavender.Price per week: £5748-£6813Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: VIL1845
Delightful modern & spacious, Basque family villa.Biarritz | Landes - Biarritz
Situated in a quiet residential area of the lovely spa town of Cambo-les-Bains, this delightful modern and spacious Basque, family villa is a short walk away from shops and restaurants and a short drive to the superb beaches of the Cote Basque, including Biarritz and St Jean de Luz.Price per week: £1455-£6835Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: VIL2258
Beautifully renovated farmhouse with panoramic views of the Dordogne countrysideDordogne - Sarlat-la-Caneda
With panoramic views of the Dordogne countryside, this beautifully renovated farmhouse sits within 35 hectares of stunning gardens and woodland and boasts a private tennis court, 13m x 6m heated swimming pool and home cinema.Price per week: £4530-£8915Sleeps: 15Bedrooms: 7Pool: YesRef: BAR2835
Tranquil, secluded chateau in majestic countryside.Pyrenees - Carcasonne
Perched dramatically on a rock in the middle of the wooded foothills of the Pyrenees, encircled on three sides by the river below. The chateau is tranquil and secluded, set in 22 acres of private grounds and the rooms are comfortable and homely. The surrounding area is famous for its beauty.Price per week: £5092-£7921Sleeps: 20Bedrooms: 9Pool: YesRef: CHA1927
South West France
The south west is farming France producing a vast range of crops and produce from sunflowers to foie gras to famous wines and Cognac.
Blessed with a seemingly endless Atlantic coast, abundant navigable waterways, inland lakes, excellent ports and the finest wine and brandy in the world, the area is ideal for a relaxing holiday.
South west France is made up of three regions, namely Poitou-Charentes, Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrenees. The three major cities are Poitiers to the north with its rich architectural heritage in its historic centre, the port and regional wine capital of Bordeaux to the west on the River Garonne, and the city of Toulouse with its high-tech industries, including aerospace, to the east in the Midi-Pyrenees.
Visitors are mainly drawn to the vast Atlantic coast line, which stretches from the town of La Rochelle in the north to the vast man-made forest of Les Landes in the south. The coast has something for everyone with wide open beaches for all sorts of water activities including surfing, selecting a rich red wine in St-Emilion and bird watching in the Arcachon basin.
Although more rugged north of the Gironde estuary, the coastal flatlands stretch all the way down to the Pyrenees, which forms a natural boundary between France and Spain and offers all year-round activities with hiking in the summer and skiing in the winter. In the shadow of this mountain range are thermal springs, first spotted by the Romans for the benefits they bring, which has resulted in small resorts and spa towns, with the most famous of them all being chic Biarritz with its lively café culture and wonderful surfing beaches.
Inland, to the south east of Perigueux lies the rural calm of the Dordogne with its slow-moving rivers and historic ancient villages, all set in lush green countryside. For those looking for a relaxed cultural holiday, the pilgrims route to Santiago de Compostela gives the opportunity to visit the wonderful medieval architecture this area of France has to offer.