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Destination guide

You're shore to adore this green coastal town

There's so much shore to explore with La Grande-Motte vacation rentals. The town boasts 7 miles of colorful Mediterranean coastline in the south of France, plus hundreds of acres of sprawling wetlands and "etangs" (lagoons) that'll make your nature-lovin' side go wild. The pyramid-shaped hotels and buildings are mostly white with splashes of color, giving this coast a cool retro look. And the landscape architecture is tres joli too. Architect Jean Balladur designed public green spaces, squares and gardens, which is why La Grande-Motte is sometimes called the Garden City.

Things to do

This cozy coastal town has a huge range of attractions

"Seas" the day and head out to scenic Sunset Beach, with sugar-soft sand and fabulous waterfront dining options. Or check out the sharks and seals at Seaquarium. Casino Grande Motte is a safe bet for a fun night of gambling, and then you can enjoy some French-style seafood while you watch a lively show at Cabaret Equestre Des Dunes dinner theater. Even if you're not traveling with kids, the tree-climbing park Ponant Aventure is a great place to hang, dangle, jump or climb. And Zoo Montpellier, about 15 miles away, is a huge animal park with an Amazonian green zone.

Activities

Wanna be outdoors more? La Grande-Motte is just the spot

No coastal trip is complete without watersports and beaches, and La Grande-Motte vacation rentals has all of these. If you harbor a love for boats, check out the adjacent marina. There are weekly farmers' markets all year round, and some superb spas and beachfront restaurants. If you're all about tee-time, take a swing at Golf la Grande-Motte. Alternatively, you can swing a racket at 1 of the many courts in the city's tennis club. This city's a haven for biking and walking: you'll love using the shaded pedestrian paths surrounded by lush foliage.

Weather

Every side of the street is sunny in La Grande Motte

The sea water temperature is refreshing, peaking in the mid 70s in August and September. And with endless sunny skies and summer highs in the 80s, it's parfait weather pour la plage. Many travelers come here in summer to enjoy the outdoor fun, so if you like vacationing in the hottest spot, that's the time to book your La Grande-Motte vacation rental. The spring scene is a little more chill, and you might see some showers in October and November. Winter temperatures rarely dip below 40 in December and January, but those sea breezes can make it feel chillier.

Natural features

Turn over a new leaf in this gorgeous garden city

If the wide beaches of La Grande-Motte aren't enough for you—but trust us, they will be—the city is peppered with green public spaces that just make the place. A landscape architect designed these green squares, gardens, and parks that "speak to both the heart and soul." And after visiting here, you'll be inclined to agree that these gardens are a work of heart indeed. The city's flanked by the Mediterranean coast on 1 side and a large lagoon on the other. This lagoon, Etang de l'Or, is a prime rest stop for migrating birds, so grab those binocs for some bird-watching delights.

How to get there

Transportation to and around La Grande-Motte

Fly into Montpellier (MPL-Montpellier - Mediterranean), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Nimes (FNI-Garons), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around La Grande-Motte, FR?

Our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 3,116 vacation rentals around La Grande-Motte. From 2,112 condo and apartment rentals to 455 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to La Grande-Motte?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in La Grande-Motte:

  • Le Couchant: 366 vacation rentals
  • La Petite Motte: 381 vacation rentals
  • Le Grand Travers: 229 vacation rentals
  • Montpellier City-Centre: 567 vacation rentals
  • Comédie: 425 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to La Grande-Motte?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in La Grande-Motte. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Casino de la Grande Motte: 4,613 vacation rentals
  • Grande-Motte Golf: 4,567 vacation rentals
  • Parc Gonflable Kangoo: 4,605 vacation rentals
  • Camargue Regional Nature Park: 1,211 vacation rentals
  • Nimes St-Cesaire Station: 2,816 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around La Grande-Motte listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in La Grande-Motte?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 2,112 Condos/Apartments in La Grande-Motte. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in La Grande-Motte include:

  • Houses: 455 rentals available
  • Villas: 176 rentals available
  • Studios: 2,251 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Caravans and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in La Grande-Motte?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 904 vacation rentals with pool available in La Grande-Motte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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