The place :
With the Atlantic Ocean on one side and a forest of pine trees on the other, the Arcachon Bay offers an incomparable sight.
Located in the south-west of France, in the Gironde department, not far from the largest sand dune in Europe, the Dune du Pilat, as well as the Arguin shoal where one can find a variety of birds and deserted beaches, the institute of Arcachon is surrounded by a beautiful and exceptional environment.
Arcachon is a resort located near a protected coastline. The colors of the place are delicate and inviting with its wondrous villas, hotels right on the beach and soft sanded beaches. The animated streets have many souvenir shops and the beachfront offers beautiful walks. The well-being institute is located right there, between the sea and the pine forest, offering you incredible sights. Hotels and residences :
Built right on the Bay, the resort proposes an exceptional environment that blends perfectly with the surrounding nature and Atlantic Ocean.
The Hotel, which is directly linked to the wellness centre, has 94 rooms (91 of which have balconies). They are all equipped with air-conditioning, mini bar, satellite TV, hair dryer and a safe.
You shall enjoy the contemporary atmosphere of the place, and the sweetness of the pastel colors of the decor. The pool has its own design pool.
The rooms are available as from 3pm on the arrival day and must be left at noon on the checkout day. Restaurants :
Restaurant "Côté d'Arguin"
The Chef\'s cuisine at the Coté d\'Arguin is a blend of bold, innovative tendencies with products from the terroir and, of course, products from the sea.
You shall enjoy the large bay windows and the terrace of this restaurant which make it particularly bright and full of light. During summer, you shall be able to take pleasure in stretching on the vast terrace facing South and that oversees the gardens and pool of the hotel.
The restaurant offers the choice between a traditional menu or dietetic menu, whichever the package you chose. Sports and Activities :
Numerous natural sites are to be discovered :
-Walk up the Pilat Dune, the highest in Europe, of about 100 meters high. The view from its summit is breathtaking!
-Trips by boat on the Bay, to discover the oystering parks that appear along with the movement of the tide.
-Some aquatic activities along the Eyre, surrounded by a thick forest and ornithological reserves.
-The Birds Island visit.
-The Teich Ornithological Park visit will be more than a simple stroll, you shall be able to observe all kinds of birds depending on the season, and, if you are lucky enough, you might see storks.
-Cycling: From Arcachon to the Ferret Cape, you can enjoy a 60kms of cycling road that winds along the forest and beach. And couples might even enjoy trying out a tandem.
-3 golf courses with 18 holes are close by.
-Finally, the city of Arcachon is worth a visit as well, with its beachfront and lively neighborhood that moves along with the seasons, thus offering the passers-by a fine architecture of old times and periods. This adds to the city's charm. Access :
Paris / Arcachon: 655 km
Bordeaux / Arcachon: 65 km on the freewayBy train
4h by TGV from Paris, and 1h30 to ArcachonBy plane
1h35 by plane on a direct flight from London to Bordeaux
Paris / Bordeaux-Mérignac Airport: 1h