It’s just a short hop from the city centre to the beach!

Arcachon is nearly 7km of fine sandy beaches ideal for leisure or lovely strolls with the family.

Have fun in this sun-soaked resort just an hour away from Les Criquets hotel. Kick back and relax in the sun on any of the beaches in Arcachon, including Eyrac, Les Abatilles, Le Moulleau or Pereire.

There is plenty for children, too, and will be thrilled by the sporting or fun activities put on by the beach clubs.

Arcachon also offers a wide range of sports and water activities that are ideal for invigorating and intense holidays in Gironde. Water lovers and thrill-seekers will be in their element. The schedule includes: sailing, canoe paddling, windsurfing, sea kayaking, jet ski, boating, sport fishing, diving, etc.

To see:

  • L’île aux Oiseaux (Bird Island)
  • Pereire beach and maritime gardens
  • The Sainte Cécile belvedere offers a splendid view of Arcachon Bay.
  • Deganne Château is home to the beach;s casino.
  • The Pointe de l’Aiguillon, a traditional fishing village

To do:

  • Guided tours organised by the Tourism Office
  • Bicycle outings along the bike trails to the Moulleau quarter