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Aquitaine - Holiday Homes and Apartments

Stretching from the vast inland sea that is the Bassin d’Arcachon to the foothills of the Pyrenees, Les Landes is a unique blend of pine forests, saltwater lakes and sand dunes, linked by one continuous sandy beach. It is blessed by a climate and sea conditions that encourage every kind of water and holiday sport, including some – like sand-yachting – which few will have tried before. Although the line of the coast may be straight, the variety it encompasses is huge: oyster beds and yachting marinas, fishing villages and bustling purpose-built resorts, place-names and half-timbered houses that seem (and once were) more English than French, the highest sand-dunes in Europe, and where the Côte d’Argent turns – quite literally – into the Côte Basque, some of the Continent’s best surfing. Here you are into the western foothills of the Pyrenees and a short distance from the Spanish border.