Resort Villa Régina
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Your holiday residence in Aquitaine
A haven of tranquillity 800 m from the beach, in the elegant Ville d'Hiver district, Villa Régina awaits you for a rejuvenating stay. On holiday in this magnificent "Belle Epoque" residence dating from 1881, you will enjoy an exceptional location for your city centre escapades and a garden planted with trees, ideal for rest and relaxation.
Your holidays in the heart of the Bassin d'Arcachon, in a Belle Epoque villa
Here, lovers of old stones and history will be served. Inaugurated in 1881, under the name of Hôtel de la Forêt, the villa has welcomed many distinguished guests such as the Grand Dukes of Russia, Monet or Cézanne, but also the demonstration of one of the first automobiles by André Citröen in 1921.
With its ancient soul, the Villa Régina looks after its residents and thus offers each year to hundreds of holidaymakers an exceptional living environment, a unique space for sharing where it is easy to create beautiful memories.
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Your holiday rental in the Bay of Arcachon
What if you took advantage of your holiday in Arcachon to visit an exceptional natural monument? Known to all for its exceptional dimensions, the Dune du Pilat, the highest dune in Europe, is also renowned for the beauty and diversity of its natural environment.
The best time to visit it? Early in the morning to get away from the crowds and avoid burning your feet!
Your hotel residence in the heart of the Bay of Arcachon
The advantage: Three of our flats can accommodate people with reduced mobility.
Fully equipped residence and flats
Our residence has 66 flats spread over 3 floors with lift. From a 2-person studio to a 3-4-person flat, you can choose the most appropriate configuration for your future stay with us.
Service & Facilities included
- Breakfast formula
- Cleaning at the end of the stay (except kitchen area)
- Comfort package : beds made on arrival, change of towels on request and end of stay cleaning
They are welcome: pets (dogs and cats under 8 kgs).
Staying in Arcachon: breakfast with a view of the park
With large Roman-style columns and a superb view of the park, the unusual style of the dining room will take you back in time at first light.
As an option, you can enjoy a continental breakfast served as an all-you-can-eat buffet in the dining room from 18/12/21 to 02/01/22 inclusive and from 13/02 to 02/04/22.
You don't need to travel to Bordeaux to enjoy a small cannelé at breakfast!
This little soft cake, flavoured with rum and vanilla, travels to you every morning! You will love our breakfasts.
Your Vacances Bleues residence in Arcachon
Set in the heart of the elegant Winter Town district, our authentic "Belle Époque" residence invites you to relax in its beautiful garden.
You can also take advantage of your stay to relax in the outdoor swimming pool, accessible from May to October, or at the self-service billiard table to meet other holidaymakers.
And always... the Vacances Bleues family spirit
Villa Regina has both a chic and friendly atmosphere. In the communal lounge, you will find a French billiard table for moments of complicity between residents.
You can also discuss literature and browse through the books available in the shared library!
Every day, our teams do their utmost to make your holiday rich in exchanges, meetings and discoveries.
Our hosts will inform you about the outings, walks and events not to be missed in the region and the main places to visit in Arcachon: the Winter, Summer, Autumn or Spring town, the harbour fish market, the Mauresque park...
We offer weekly excursions with a guide at an additional cost.
Ask about this during your stay.
An ideal setting for your family holiday
Our residence is only 800 metres from the beach. It is the ideal starting point to discover Arcachon, a family seaside resort.
You will take advantage of your stay on the silver coast to enjoy the sea spray, the pine forests, the dunes and the ocean!
Located in the heart of the Atlantic coast, Villa Régina is also ideally placed to discover the Aquitaine coast, not forgetting the Bordeaux vineyards.
Let yourself be seduced by the town of Arcachon and its extravagant past! You will appreciate its quirky and bourgeois architecture, its fine sandy beaches, its oyster beds and the various hiking possibilities it offers.
Don't miss its gastronomy, its fishing villages, its museums and its bird island!
Activities to suit everyone's tastes
Sports & leisure: Golf enthusiasts will have a ball at the Arcachon Golf Club, a 7-minute drive from the residence. Tennis courts, jet-ski and kayak hire, diving clubs, horse riding and parachuting centres are also nearby.
Sea outing: Organise a boat trip on the Cap Ferret peninsula, or discover the Île aux Oiseaux to admire the "cabanes tchanquées" on stilts, symbol of the Arcachon basin.
Relaxing on the beach: slow down the pace with your feet in the water! There are more than 7 km of fine sandy beaches, including the magnificent Dune du Pilat!
- March: Don't miss the Arcachon festival, a patronal festival which takes place on the day of the Annunciation. On the programme: mass at the Basilica, procession on the Chapel pier, fireworks and entertainment with bandas.
- May: Time for literature! La plage aux Écrivains is a literary event where many well-known writers come to share their passion for words.
- July: Music is everywhere: Festival Arcachon en scène, Jazz en liberté in Andernos, Le Cap Ferret Music Festival...
- August : The ocean is in the spotlight with the Oyster Festival in Arès and the Sea Festivals in Arcachon...
Do you know L'herbe? It is the fisherman's village par excellence with its traditional wooden houses, coloured, typical, baptised with female names. Peaceful atmosphere guaranteed!
Discover and visit Arcachon, the Silver Coast and its coastline!
Do you like to get around by bike? From Villa Régina, you can discover Arcachon, Gujan-Mestras or the salt meadows of La Teste de Buch up to the Cap Ferret basin and the Dune du Pilat. Have a good trip!
Walking enthusiasts will not be outdone. For example, try the hike by the ocean, which passes by the Dune du Pilat and offers superb views of the Banc d'Arguin, or take the Abécédaire trail... The Arcachon Basin is full of magnificent and friendly hikes, accessible to all.
Oyster farming, a real know-how
Go to Lège-Cap-Ferret to climb aboard a boat and sail around the oyster beds! Admire the work of the farmers of the sea, the fishing of crabs around the parks...
The advantage: At the end of the trip, you will be invited to taste this delicate and refined shellfish: the oyster.
Your oyster farmer will meet you a few hours before low tide and will take you on board for an immersion in his daily life. You will assist in the loading of the barge before leaving the port and will be introduced to the know-how of the farmers of the sea!
Did you know that? It takes an average of 3 years of care and work for the larva to reach the size of a commercial oyster.
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For an easy arrival
Résidence VACANCES BLEUES
11, allée Corrigan
How to reach us
Villa Regina is only an hour from Bordeaux on the A63 motorway and then the A660 expressway. Once in Arcachon, follow the signs for the Tourist Office and at the roundabout turn left onto Avenue Gambetta which leads up to the Ville d'Hiver. At the top of the avenue, turn right and then take the 3rd left.
You can reach Arcachon thanks to a direct access by TGV from Paris, in only 4 hours. The Arcachon train station is a 15-minute walk from the residence.
Other possibility: direct TGV Lille-Bordeaux and Strasbourg-Bordeaux, then link by Regional Express Train), then taxi (count between 6 and 8€).
Bordeaux-Mérignac airport is 65 km from our residence.
Opening hours of the reception:
Arrivals: from 5pm
Departures: before 10am
Phone: 04 91 00 96 48
Phone: 05 56 22 02 00
Parking: Villa Régina offers free parking in its outdoor car park.
Tourist tax: It is collected on behalf of the municipalities and must be paid when booking. The amount is determined per person and per night and may be revised during the year.
Deposit: On your arrival, you will be asked for a deposit of 250€.