Additional information about surrounding area and attractions:
Hourtin lies at the hart of Médoc, between vast pine forests, the largest natural lake in France and the Atlantic Ocean.
The Atlantic influences the climate and weather is temperate and mild compared to surrounding areas. Summers can be very hot and sunny, sunburn may be a risk if you’re unprepared. With its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, nights tend to cool down and mosquitos are rare.
The town features a traditional village, a lake side and a ocean side:
*Hourtin Bourg, the old part of the town, with its picturesque church and market place;
*Hourtin Port, situated at the lake, where the monitored beaches, the marina and shops and restaurants are located and
*Hourtin Plage, a laid-back village with nice bars and cosy restaurants at the Atlantic Ocean.
Hourtin Port offers monitored beaches, children island, fishing, boat rental, sailing, surfing,...
Equipment Rental for canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, stand-up-paddle, sailing, paddle boats at 5 min walking disctance.
Iles au enfants & its playground is perfect for walking, cycling, fishing and picnicking on the water’s edge. It has many activities on offer for children and admission is free.
Fishing & sailing-licenses can be bought at the Port
"Le Port" offers home ice cream, cocktail bars, coffee bars, oven baked pizza, a bakery, a small grocery shop and entertainment.
150km of cycling paths threu the forest connect the lakes of the area with the Ocean and its dunes. Bike rental at 5min walking distance.
Additional information about amenities:
In the living room, you have a dinner table for 6; a sofa bed; a low table; TV and sufficient storage room at your disposal.
The kitchen area is fully equipped to cook for 6 people and some guests and includes a coffee maker, freezer, fridge, microwave, oven, toaster and 4 cooking plates. Furthermore, you can use an indoor storage room.
Upstairs, you will find a shower, a toilet, 1 bedroom with double bed and sufficient space for a baby bed. Cot and high chair are also available.
The duplex has a large terrace with outdoor furniture (extendable table, chairs and parasol) and a view you will always remember.