Discover a selection of 1,000 holiday rentals in Poitou-Charentes, FR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 41 per night, and cottages and villas are popular options for a stay in Poitou-Charentes. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Relaxing Poitou-Charentes will entice you

Learn about the unique charm of Poitou-Charentes with a stay in a holiday home rental. Well known for its seafood restaurants, sightseeing and cycling, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Poitou-Charentes

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Poitou-Charentes a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hennessy Cognac Company (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Remy Martin (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Courvoisier (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Camus (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Martell (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Cognac Meukow (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Poitou-Charentes

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Poitou-Charentes is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cognac Public Garden (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Les Lapidiales (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Aire de Rejallant (26.4 mi / 42.5 km)
  • Aulnay National Forest (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Francois Ier Park (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Le Bain des Dames (24.7 mi / 39.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Poitou-Charentes

The nearest airport is in La Rochelle (LRH-La Rochelle - Île de Ré), located 46.4 mi (74.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Poitiers (PIS-Biard), which is 55.7 mi (89.6 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Saint-Jean-d'Angely Station, St-Hilaire-Brizambourg Station and Loulay Station are the main stations in the area.

What are the top holiday rentals in Poitou-Charentes?

From high-end condos to simple log cabins, Vrbo has properties to suit every taste and budget. Pack your bags and check out these top holiday rentals in Poitou-Charentes:

  • "2 - Bdr Main St. Loft, Pet Friendly": If you're looking for someplace in Ile de Re with 2 bedrooms and the comforts of home, this escape is calling your name. Amenities include internet services and an oven.
  • "Casa Cove Beautiful Tropical Decorated 3 King Suites Pool 2 Mi Beach": Stay at this escape in Ile de Re and make use of children's games, a nearby golf course and more. It has 3 bedrooms to accommodate your friends and family.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Poitou-Charentes holiday rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in Poitou-Charentes?

You need only set foot inside one of our tiny house holiday rentals in Poitou-Charentes to discover that awesome things really do come in little packages. Ingeniously designed to make use of every inch of space, these fun-sized digs deliver a big holiday experience:

  • Get set for a simpler way of life at "Tiny House On Wheels Across From New River". Amenities at this tiny house in Saint-Georges-d'Oleron include a garden, a kitchen and more.
  • "Hickory Tiny House, Short And Long Term Rentals" in Labenne is another highly rated pick. A firepit and a garden will help make your time here even more cosy and comfortable.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Poitou-Charentes?

After a long week at work, a short escape full of adventure will be just what you need to feel alive again. Consider these tempting weekend getaways in Poitou-Charentes where you can pack a whole lot into your stay:

  • Spend your break at "Etna And Sea. Your Relaxing House" in Ile d'Oleron and make use of all its creature comforts. But of course a weekend away isn't just about kicking back. Get out and discover nearby natural attractions such as Gioeni Park and Spiaggetta delle Sirene. Water skiing and mountain biking are among the activities to try around here too.
  • "Gorgeous 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Perfect For A Quick Getaway" in Gentilly is also suited to a quick escape. Stay in and chill out or get out and try hiking and biking and horse riding. If you'd love to do a bit of sightseeing, Botanical Gardens and Green Acres Park should be on your list.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Poitou-Charentes?

Generally well located and with a price tag that's easy on the wallet, studio apartments offer privacy and style with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in Poitou-Charentes and use it as a base to explore what's around you:

  • "Paris 20 Pere Lachaise: Very Quiet Studio With A Terrace" in Les Mathes puts you within reach of some of the area's top cultural sights, including Theatre du Tambour-Royal and La Colline National Theatre. Free WiFi and free toiletries are a couple of the amenities you'll have access to here.
  • "Condo With Beautiful Ocean Views Kona Alii" in Ile d'Oleron is another fantastic option that offers a restaurant dining guide and free WiFi. Fire Island Glass Studio and Genesis Gallery should be on your to-do list around these parts.

Can I find short term rentals in Poitou-Charentes?

Short-term rentals come in all budgets, shapes and sizes in Poitou-Charentes. Whether you're organising a family celebration or a night or two with your friends, Vrbo will help you find the ideal retreat. Check out these appealing options:

  • Near the centre of Chéray, "Etna And Sea. Your Relaxing House" is well suited to a short stay. Use it as a base to check off famous attractions nearby, such as Etna Park Visitor Centre and Barone di Villagrande 1727.
  • Come for the relaxed vibe at "Gorgeous 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Perfect For A Quick Getaway", stay for the intriguing sights scattered around it. This escape in Gentilly puts you near Jackson Square, City Park and other hot spots.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Poitou-Charentes?

Whether you've been together for a month, a year or an eternity, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to fan the flames of passion. If you're looking for somewhere idyllic to spend a couple of days with your sweetheart, you'll fall hard for these retreats:

  • "2 - Bdr Main St. Loft, Pet Friendly" in Ile de Re is just made for couples. Nice touches here include air conditioning and housekeeping services.
  • Another alluring option is "Casa Cove Beautiful Tropical Decorated 3 King Suites Pool 2 Mi Beach" in Ile de Re. Enjoy amenities here including a swimming pool and air conditioning, in addition to each other's company.

Are there mansions for rent in Poitou-Charentes?

With space, character and a whole lot of wow factor, mansions offer a taste of something truly special. If you think your crew deserves a taste of the high life, whisk them away to one of these mansions for rent in Poitou-Charentes:

  • Unpack your bags, settle in and enjoy all the magnificent things on offer at "Large Country Mansion With Chef's Kitchen In Loire Wine And Chateau Region" in Missé. Top amenities here include golf and a restaurant dining guide.
  • Alternatively, take your holiday up a notch by locking in a stay at "Luxurious Mansion In Saint - Preuil With Sauna" in Lampe. Golf and a swimming pool are among the many highlights of this palatial pad.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Poitou-Charentes?

When it comes to who you take on holiday, the more the merrier. If you're after somewhere with space to fit the whole family, one of these large group holiday rentals in Poitou-Charentes will tick your boxes:

  • "A Beautiful, Twin Towered, Charente": This popular holiday rental is a terrific option for large groups planning a visit to Aujac. It has 6 bedrooms and amenities that include a nearby river and a fireplace.
  • "The Villa L'escale, Sumptuous Contemporary House": You'll get your crew's seal of approval at this option in Angouleme which features a kitchen, an oven and more. It has 7 bedrooms that will easily house any large group.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in Poitou-Charentes?

Planning a getaway in Poitou-Charentes with a big group doesn't have to mean squeezing everyone into one or two rooms. If you're after someplace comfy where you and your guests can stretch out and unwind, one of these large holiday rentals might be the answer:

  • "Charm And Comfort In A Renovated House Rétaise": This property in Ile de Re has 12 bedrooms and can sleep up to 44 people. As well as loads of space, it comes with a water park and a swimming pool.
  • "Group Of Gîtes And Lodges 22/32 P": Located in Zona sur, this roomy retreat features an ocean view and an electric car charging station. It has 9 bedrooms and can accommodate up to 32 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Poitou-Charentes?

In Poitou-Charentes, you'll find lots of house rentals where a pool day can be every day. Having a splashing great time will be your highest priority at one of these reputable retreats:

  • Book a stay at "Etna And Sea. Your Relaxing House", where the first item on your agenda should be kicking back by the pool. This getaway is located in Chéray and comes with a range of family-friendly amenities, including a dining table and a TV.
  • Laze beside the water while the kids paddle around at "Detached House 6 - 8 People With Sup - . . . 100m From Matha Beach". This property in Ile d'Oleron comes with a range of features to keep your guests comfortable and content, such as a travel crib and pet-friendly facilities.