Villa la Tosca

Lanton, Bordeaux, Gironde
Hotel


A boutique hotel on the edge of Arcachon Bay. A natural pool, zen gardens, contemporary Eastern-style interiors, and good food await

Bedroom

8 rooms

Sleeps

Rooms sleep 2

The
Experience

Less than an hour from Bordeaux, on the edge of pretty seaside Taussat is this stunning villa. Luckily the owners snapped it up before developers got to it, they then spent three years whipping it into shape and the result is magnificent. You’ll be blown away by the first glimpse, through tall palm trees, of this columned villa, towering over everything in sight, wrapped in a huge wooden veranda with views jutting out to Arcachon Bay. Pop through a gate in the garden (they’ve installed a natural pool – plants rather than chemicals filter out all the yucky stuff) and you’re on the beach; fall asleep to the sound of lapping waves. Inside original details have been restored but the décor is contemporary with a smart, Eastern-vibe, modern art and sculptures. The reception rooms are on the ground floor, bedrooms on the three above. There’s a huge comfy living room, a library and bar area. You eat (breakfasts, dinners, snacks during the day) in the dining room or out on the veranda seated on cool chairs. The suite at the top of the tower, with its wraparound sea views, will be the one you argue over. 

Essentials

  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair

Nearby

  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles

Activities

  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

Information
& pricing

Booking information

Check in
3pm - 7pm
Check out
11am
Booking restrictions
Parking on-site.
Closed
Never.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Meals
Breakfast €15-€25. Dinner, 3-courses, €49. Restaurants 10-minute walk.

Pricing

Nightly price
from €109
8 Doubles
From €109

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Location

The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Aurelien Roux

  • 126 km of beaches, Sheltered by the coastal dunes, three great lakes, The 600 km² Gironde Estuary, 4200 km of hiking trails, Bordeaux UNESCO world Heritage site’s near Villa La Tosca. The Landes de Gascogne Regional Nature Park, St Emilion,Citadel de Blaye
  • By Boat visit the l’Ile aux Oiseaux, Domain de Certes, or picnic on the magnificent Banc d’Arguin with stunning views of the Dune de Pyla, the highest Sand Dune in Europe. Parc Ornithologique du Teich famous bird reserve.Or visit Piraillan & Le Canon.
  • There are 941 buildings in Gironde that are protected as Historical Monuments,239 of which are listed... 235 sites also bear the county label “Gironde à fleur de pierre”,designed to promote buildings of major architectural interest.
  • 8 Michelin starred restaurants as close as a 25-40 minutes’ drive from the property.80% of the world’s most ‘exclusive’ wines are produced in the Bordeaux region. We have unique access to the producers and owners of France’s Premier Caviar business.
  • A great place for a nature holiday or a fun French holiday with the family.Kayak down the River Leyre (Aquitaine’s ‘little Amazon’), Walk /Cycle and thread your way along the Bassin through pine forest and tamaris trees.
  • Beachside and water activities include, but are not limited to:Beach tennis, Beach volleyball, Beach rugby, Skim Boarding, Fishing clams, shrimp etc.Surfing, Sailing, Safe Swimming, Relaxation and sun bathing