The 8 best Pierre et Vacances residences for a longer summer

Résidence Pierre et Vacances : Résidence premium Presqu'Ile de la Touques

Already nostalgic for the summer season? Why not extend your summer in one of the best Pierre et Vacances residences?

Tic, tac… It’s back-to-school time! Don’t get caught up in the back-to-school shopping blues, plummeting temperatures and closing beach huts. In fact, under theIndian summer sun, there are a thousand ways to extend the summer season!

Especially when you choose to go on vacation at that time of year… Well, for your stay outside the school vacations, we’ve chosen to present the 8 best Pierre et Vacances residences in France!

Why book with Pierre et Vacances outside the school year?

What do the Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur region, the elegant seaside resorts of Normandy and the wild expanses of the Baie de Somme have in common? In July and August, these jewels of French heritage suffer from soaring prices and the onslaught of tourism.

So to avoid these pitfalls, discover them outside the school vacations, when most people are putting on their schoolbags and work clothes. To add charm and comfort to your stay, put down your suitcases in one of the best Pierre et Vacances residences.

The best residences to extend your summer

1. Residence Le Green Beach

Résidence Le Green Beach

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  • Destination: Port-en-Bessin-Huppain
  • Budget: € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € €
  • The residence’s advantages: magical vacations for lovers of greenery and seaside pleasures

The untouched natural coastline of Omaha Beach, just a few miles away. Then, the green of the countryside, trees carefully brushed by the wind. There are few settings as restful and soothing as Port-en-Bessin-Huppain!

Nestled in one of Normandy’s most prestigious golf courses, this authentic port city thrives on the rhythm of trawlers, fishermen landing at the quayside and splendid tidal phenomena. It also boasts some fine historic buildings and is within easy reach of the region’s main tourist attractions.

Convinced? Then head for the Pierre et Vacances residence with the evocative name of Green Beach. With its picturesque accommodation and pleasant facilities, it’s an incredible place to prolong the summer and turn the page with enthusiasm.

2. Village Pont Royal en Provence

Village Pont Royal en Provence

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  • Destination: Pont Royal
  • Budget: € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € €
  • Benefits of this residence: in a sea of greenery, just a stone’s throw from all the main attractions in the PACA region.

This Pierre et Vacances residence is located in the elegant village of Pont-Royal, on the doorstep of a renowned golf course. However, you don’t have to be a fan of the little white ball and the well-trimmed lawn to extend your summer at Pont-Royal… You just have to love Provence!

Because everything here evokes this region and its art of living. The pastel colors, the smells, the flowering flowerbeds in the background, the typical architecture: it’s a postcard without false notes. Leaving the valleys and forests that crown this residence, you’ll soon come upon the superb villages of the Alpilles and Lubéron, and then the must-see towns of Marseille, Arles and Aix-en-Provence.

3. Cap Esterel Village

Résidence Pierre et Vacances : Village Cap Esterel

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  • Destination: Agay
  • Budget: € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € €
  • Benefits of this residence: an ideal base from which to explore the Estérel massif.

Flanked by the Grande Bleue on one side and enigmatic red rocks on the other, the Estérel massif is a must-see. Just a few kilometers from these steep, wild reliefs, suspended above the bay of Agay, the Pierre et Vacances residence opens its doors to you.

Hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers or simply contemplative types are invited to extend their summer in a unique natural environment. The sea, just a stone’s throw away, will delight seaside tourism enthusiasts. Not forgetting the charms of the charming village just below: Saint Raphaël… A vacation destination that’s sure to please!

4. Residence Le Domaine du Bois de la Gree

Résidence Le Domaine du Bois de la Gree

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  • Destination: Pornichet
  • Budget: € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € €
  • The best of the residence: a picturesque and surprising setting, between beaches and salt marshes

Call it Pornichouette, as do the locals and fans of this seaside resort on the Bay of Le Pouliguen. Indeed, Pornichet offers an exemplary balance between seaside vacations, stunning natural landscapes, charming architecture and absolute calm.

In this Pierre et Vacances residence, you can experience, discover and enjoy 100% of this extraordinary destination. The wooden facades, the silence, the comfortable facilities: it’s the promise of a long summer in the best possible conditions!

And let’s not forget the long moments of contemplation in front of the sunset, to the sound of the lapping waves. Although vacations in Pornichet are synonymous with relaxation, sports enthusiasts won’t be left out in the cold. Water sports, horseback riding or golfing: the choice of activities is immense!

5. Presqu’Ile de la Touques premium residence

Résidence Pierre et Vacances : Résidence premium Presqu'Ile de la Touques

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  • Destination: Deauville
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Benefits of residence: 5-star residence, for travelers in search of luxury, inspiration and the art of living.

Normandy, cultural identity and seawater wellness are one and the same! The Pierre et Vacances Presqu’île de La Touques residence pays tribute to this inseparable trio. Located halfway between Deauville and Trouville, it’s the ideal place to enjoy an idyllic setting between land and sea.

Relax in the spa’s temple of pampering, with sauna, hammam and heated pool. Then, for your escapades, you’ll be charmed by Old Deauville, luxurious villas, elegant architecture, listed historic monuments, Art Deco bathing cabins and squares set with luxurious signs.

Next, you’ll head along the Côte Fleurie to Trouville. This elitist destination has always bewitched visitors with its charming fishing port, the unspoiled beauty of its long beach, the finesse of its gastronomy and the richness of its architectural heritage.

6. Village Normandy Garden

Village Normandy Garden

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  • Destination: Branville
  • Budget: € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € €
  • Benefits of the residence: exceptional location two hours from Paris and close to the Normandy villages of Deauville, Honfleur and Cabourg.

Fine sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, flowerbeds in bloom, towns that are flagships of French tourism: Calvados offers a flamboyant palette of activities and landscapes. Enjoy the fresh air, cycle along the coast, taste the finest produce and immerse yourself in art and culture.

To discover every corner of this region, the Pierre et Vacances residence at Branville is ideal. In its bucolic setting, facing the quiet green Normandy bocage, it’s hard to believe you’re only two hours from Paris.

In addition to its « traditional Norman village » ambience, the residence offers a high level of comfort. The aquatic and wellness areas are testimony to this. Perfect for relaxing after your walks in the countryside, surrounded by beautiful stones and great stories.

7. Belle Dune Village

Résidence Pierre et Vacances : Village Belle Dune

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  • Destination: Fort Mahon Plage
  • Budget: € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € €
  • The residence’s advantages: close to the Baie de Somme, a green residence with the Eco-Village label

The beach, the salt water, the fresh water, the wind, the salt: Fort Mahon plage is exceptional and exhilarating! It’s the perfect place to put down your bags for a few days and recharge your batteries.

Set against a backdrop of lakes, dunes and maritime pines, the Pierre et Vacances Belle Dune residence reveals some incredible assets. If its natural setting is enough in itself, it doesn’t hesitate to give even more.

Its unique ecological concept and pretty pastel houses are a testament to this. Here, outdoor enthusiasts are kings and queens: kayaking, sand yachting, cycling and horseback riding are everywhere!

8. Residence Héliotel Marine

Résidence Héliotel Marine

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  • Destination: Saint Laurent Du Var
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Benefits of the residence: ideally located in a quiet area, facing the sea

The hinterland of Nice is an authentic corner of France, halfway between all the most glittering cities on the Côte d’Azur. In this Pierre et Vacances residence, strategically located between Nice, Monaco and Cagnes-sur-Mer, you can enjoy the scenery and activities of a friendly seaside resort on a human scale.

The decorators have drawn inspiration from Mediterranean traditions, capturing the sun and bringing it back to the residence. In front of you, the marina, an invitation to stroll. A little further on, the sea and its pebbles slowly warmed by the sun. The perfect way to make summer last longer than ever…