• 6
  • 4
  • 3
  • Comfortable and contemporary
  • Adjacent to La Piste beach
  • Walking distance to shops and restaurants
  • Capbreton seafront 1 kilometre

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There’s a distinct surfing theme to the décor at Villa Mandurah, hardly surprising perhaps when you realise that the beach is literally just 300 metres away across the sand dunes. Set in a coveted residential area of Capbreton, the sea is so close you can hear the rhythmic hiss and pull of the waves from the garden. From easy family beach days to romantic sunsets in the dunes, it’s hard to imagine a more convenient base for enjoying the very best of this spectacular coastline.

Location aside, a recent renovation has made Villa Mandurah even more appealing, with a wraparound timber deck creating additional sun-warmed dining and lounging space to complement the modern interiors. The house is fresh and light throughout, with an upper floor terrace off the master double, a lovely spot for your morning coffee or a glass of wine as the sky turns pink and gold over the dunes. It’s perfectly practical too, with an outdoor, warm-water shower for rinsing off after the beach, a family-sized barbecue and all-important off-road parking.

With the beach so close, there’s maximum flexibility for everyone to come and go as they please without a car. Your teens and tweens can sleep as late as they wish and explore the local area under their own steam, while younger ones have the run of the enclosed private garden. There are local shops and restaurants within a 5 to 10-minute walk, so no need to drive or miss out on a glass of excellent local wine with dinner.

The local area

The villa sits in its own grounds, a 4-minute walk over the dunes to La Piste beach, whilst Capbreton centre is just a kilometre away. Once a whaling port and still famous for its daily fish market, Capbreton attracts more of a local crowd than neighbouring Hossegor, and its attractive seafront has a lively buzz from lunchtime through till the evening seafood diners have finished. The marina is a great place for a pre- or post-dinner stroll, and you might see locals fishing for their supper from the jetty. As with this entire area, bikes are the ideal way to get around, with numerous trails leading you through shady forests and along quiet coastal paths. Active options both on and off the water are almost limitless, with surfing, sailing, canoeing horse-riding and golf being just some of the ways to enjoy the natural beauty of the southern Landes.


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Accommodation

Layout

  • 4 bedroom villa (sleeps 2-6)

Ground floor

  • Open-plan air-conditioned living/dining area, TV with Netflix (guests need to use their own password) and English/French-speaking channels, music dock/speaker, patio doors lead to garden
  • Kitchen includes oven, hob, microwave, coffee maker, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer
  • Double air-conditioned bedroom (160cm bed) with en-suite shower room
  • WC
  • Laundry room

First floor

  • Double air-conditioned bedroom (160cm bed) with en-suite bathroom, access to private terrace
  • Double bedroom (140cm bed)
  • Double bedroom (180cm bed, can be configured into twin beds on request) with lockable window with access to the sundeck
  • Shower room with WC
  • Air-conditioned landing

General

  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Cot and high chair available
  • Iron, ironing board and hairdryer provided
  • Smoking is not permitted inside the house
  • Pets are not permitted
  • Outside shower
  • Barbecue or plancha
  • Parking space
  • Activities close by include surfing, sailing, golf, cycling, horse-riding, fishing, Course Landaise, aqua parc, paddle boarding, boat trips, go-karting
  • In October some seasonal restaurants, shops and bars may be closed

WiFi

  • All properties with WiFi are able to support basic functionality such as web browsing and checking emails*

* We aim to offer an uninterrupted service but sometimes due to factors beyond our control reliability can be affected.

Villa access times

  • Check-in time – 5.00-7.00pm
  • Check-out time – 10.00am

Services

  • Weekly clean and linen change for stays of two weeks or more

Optional services offered

  • Additional cleaning available
  • Babysitting available
  • Surf lessons (please enquire)
  • Bike rental (please enquire)
  • All extra services payable locally
  • Prices quoted are subject to change

Getting there

  • Airports
    Biarritz 39km
    Bordeaux 171km
  • Ferry ports
    Bilbao 174km
    Santander 271km
    St Malo 703km
  • TGV stations
    Biarritz 37km

Location

  • La Piste beach 4min walk (400m)
  • Cabreton (boulangerie, restaurants, market) 1km
  • Biarritz 40km

Flights

Below are the flight options available, including the most convenient airports in France to help you reach your destination as quickly and easily as possible.

Biarritz 48km/45min drive

Departure airport Airline Flight days Seasonality
London Stansted Ryanair Saturday All season
Birmingham Flybe Saturday 25 May - 31 Aug
Southampton Flybe Saturday 25 May - 31 Aug
London Gatwick Easyjet Saturday 01 June - 21 Sep

Bordeaux 164km/1hr 40min drive

Departure airport Airline Flight days Seasonality
London Gatwick British Airways Saturday All season
London Gatwick easyJet Saturday All season
London Luton easyJet Saturday All season
Bristol easyJet Saturday All season
Liverpool easyJet Saturday 12 May - 1 Sep
Belfast easyJet Saturday 12 May - 1 Sep
Edinburgh  Ryanair Saturday 31 Mar - 27 Oct
Southampton Flybe Saturday 26 May - 25 Aug
Birmingham Flybe Saturday  31 Mar - 2 Sep

Bilbao 173km/1hr 50min drive

Departure airport Airline Flight days Seasonality
London Stansted easyJet Saturday All season
London Gatwick British Airways Saturday  All season

Our choice of French properties is diverse, ranging from simple charm to genuine luxury and style. Much of our portfolio is privately owned, and price alone is therefore not a universal guide. We contract all our accommodation in person, and each property has its individual appeal.

To help you make the right choice based on your own priorities, we have devised a simple grading guide to be considered in conjunction with each individual property description, awarding up to a maximum of five stars for the below categories.

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    Position, view, serenity, privacy

  • Comfort

    4/5

    Space, style, overall furnishings

  • Facilities*

    4/5

    Property enhancements

  • Amenities*

    5/5

    Proximity to beaches, restaurants and shops

* For further clarification on Facilities and Amenities, please view the 'Details' tab for each property or speak to one of our experienced sales consultants.

Once entirely marshland, this region is now a natural playground of sand dunes and beaches, pine forests and picturesque lakes, where walking and cycling are the most pleasurable ways of getting around. An idyllic meeting of France and California with truly spectacular waves and wide-ranging cuisine, upmarket Hossegor thrives on a surfing culture of stylish, laid-back living. However, in authentic Capbreton next door, and many of the towns and villages no more than an hour away, the historical roots go deeper and there’s much to explore.   

Visit our collection of handpicked villas in Hossegor and the Landes Coast to complete your luxury holiday on the Aquitaine Coast. 

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