Discover a selection of 2,000 vacation rentals in La Rochelle, FR that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $142 per night, and villas and houses are popular options for a stay in La Rochelle. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Je ne regrette rien in La Rochelle

Promising sunshine, seafood, and plenty of French je ne sai quoi, La Rochelle on the Atlantic Coast of France is a highlight of any trip to Europe. Get your French adventure off to a great start by booking a La Rochelle vacation rental with ocean views. Stroll along the city's bustling promenade in the Old Port, take a boat trip to the beautiful beaches of Ile de Re, or spend the afternoon chatting with the fishes at the Aquarium. After dark, enjoy a fresh seafood platter in one of the numerous seafood restaurants lining the port. Well, when in France?

Things to do

From towers to turtles, La Rochelle is la piece de resistance

Book a La Rochelle vacation rental close to the Old Port and visit the imposing trio of towers, St. Nicholas Tower, Tour de la Lanterne, and the Tower of the Chain which overlook the harbor. Or why not come nose-to-fin with sharks and giant trevally at the Aquarium La Rochelle. One of the biggest draws to the seaside city, it's popular with families who come to witness more than 600 species of sea life and mammals. Visitors descend to the aquarium's 'ocean floor' in an old submarine to meet turtles, sharks, and jellyfish.

Activities

Welcome to La La Land—La Rochelle

La Rochelle's Old Port is an area of the maritime city where life rolls at a gentle pace. Visit the bustling fish market, take a paddle in the sea, or stop off for lunch at one of the popular seafood restaurants. It also draws sailors and fishing enthusiasts who come to enjoy the cool, crystal waters of the Atlantic Coast. For the best sands, venture over to Ile de Re, a charming island with secluded beaches. As the sun sets over the Old Port, stop off in an old sailor's bar for a glass of the local grape.

Weather

Walking on sunshine in La Rochelle

Overlooking the Bay of Biscay, La Rochelle often sees the best of the French weather. A typical European climate, it benefits from long, warm summers with temperatures reaching 85 degrees. It cools down come fall, and has a higher risk of rain in winter. Snow is rare on the coast, but temperatures can be bitter, so pack well. The busiest time visit is June, July, and August, when La Rochelle vacation rentals get booked up in advance. For the best choice, but still with a chance of sunshine, visit in the shoulder seasons of fall and spring.

Natural features

Biking on the Bay of Biscay

The charming old port of La Rochelle is perched on the central Atlantic Coast of France, overlooking the Bay of Biscay. For the best scenic views of the area, venture across the bridge to Ile de Re, which is as quiet as a dormouse out of high season. This charming, small island is blessed with a wealth of cycling trails and leisurely coastal walks, and is perfect for getting away from it all. Wind along the road north, past the island's vineyards and cornfields, for the best views of the island.

How to get there

Transportation to and around La Rochelle

Fly into La Rochelle (LRH-La Rochelle - Île de Ré), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to La Rochelle Porte Dauphine Station or La Rochelle Station and explore the city from there.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near La Rochelle?

Whether you're seeking a cozy escape for you and your sweetheart or somewhere roomy to fit all your friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around La Rochelle. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • Around 0.1 miles from the center of La Rochelle, it's difficult to beat "Three - Room Apartment 64m2 Hyper Center". It has 2 bedrooms and a host of amenities including a nearby marina and a living room.
  • "Cozy Up Pretty And Cozy Netflix" also promises an awesome stay, offering 2 bedrooms, beach sun loungers, spa and beauty services and more. It's around 0.1 miles from La Rochelle.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect La Rochelle vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near La Rochelle?

Your Monday to Friday will be a lot easier to bear if you've got something wonderful planned for the weekend. Give yourself something to look forward to by reserving one of these top weekend getaways in or near La Rochelle:

  • Located around 0.1 miles to the northeast of La Rochelle, "Appart Cosy Entre Vieux Port Et Marché Central" has everything you need for a fun weekend escape, including an iron and ironing board and towels. When you're ready to head out and explore, there are lots of outdoor attractions to get to like Musee Hebre de Saint-Clement and La Pierre de Crazannes.
  • "Apartment In The Heart Of Town" is also ideal for a whirlwind getaway. Located about 0.1 miles to the north of La Rochelle, this vacation rental comes with amenities such as a living room and a porch. La Pierre de Crazannes and Plage de la Vierge should be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around La Rochelle?

Studio apartments are difficult to beat when it comes to location, character and convenience. Get comfy in one of these studio apartments for rent in or near La Rochelle and get a taste of the local energy and vibe:

  • Make "Appart Cosy Entre Vieux Port Et Marché Central" your home for a couple of days or more. This wonderful vacation rental features amenities including a microwave oven and a living room.
  • Alternatively, slip into vacation mode at "Apartment In The Heart Of Town", which offers conveniences such as a nearby casino and a nearby beach.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to explore more of La Rochelle. Cultural attractions like Musee d'Archeologie and Saintes Cathedral will help you understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near La Rochelle?

Every now and then, you've just got to take a well-earned breather, even if it's only for a few days. Experience a delightful combination of relaxation and adventure at one of these short-term rentals in or around La Rochelle:

  • Nice and close to the center of La Rochelle, "Le Clos Rochelais. . . History And The Sea Stretch Out Their Arms" is a terrific base for a whirlwind getaway. While you're in the area, check out leading attractions like Saintes Amphitheatre and Arch of Germanicus.
  • Sleep, eat and explore your surroundings from "Duplex Hyper Center, Near Old Port", another popular option. Saint-Eutrope Church and Saintes Cathedral should be on your to-do list when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near La Rochelle?

Forget chocolates and flowers. Sometimes all you need is to get away for the weekend, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around La Rochelle that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are a few that'll sweep you off your feet:

  • Sneak off on Friday for a few passion-filled evenings at "Three - Room Apartment 64m2 Hyper Center". Located approximately 0.1 miles from La Rochelle, this property comes with plenty of nice touches, like a nearby bay and beauty services.
  • Alternatively, spend your break canoodling and uncorking Champagne at "Cozy Up Pretty And Cozy Netflix", around 0.1 miles from La Rochelle. A nearby bay and beauty services will help ramp up the romance.

Are there mansions for rent in or near La Rochelle?

We've got some superb mansions for rent in and near La Rochelle. If you're chasing somewhere with lots of room as well as a large dollop of wow factor, these architectural stunners will be right up your alley:

  • Character, style and charm — "Le Bois Plage En Re: Mansion - 7 Rooms" has it all with some to spare. Around 11 miles west of La Rochelle and offering golf and a fireplace, this lovely place is hard to beat.
  • With a swimming pool, golf and a host of other first-class amenities, "Mansion - Le Gué D'aller" will dazzle you and your guests. This sumptuous retreat is around 12 miles to the east of La Rochelle.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near La Rochelle?

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your entire crew. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around La Rochelle and spend time with your favorite people under the one roof:

  • Offering privacy, space and comfort, you'll get everyone's seal of approval at "Charming House + Family Gites + Pool". Up to 18 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 8 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a nearby waterfront. You'll find it around 1 mile to the northwest of La Rochelle.
  • Nothing is more important than hanging out with loved ones, and "House / Villa - La Rochelle Lagord" is the perfect place to do that. Located around 2 miles to the north of La Rochelle, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 3 bedrooms. A kitchen and a fireplace are among the numerous amenities at hand here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near La Rochelle?

A pool is often a nonnegotiable when deciding where to stay, particularly if you're getting away with the kids. Browse these houses with a pool in or near La Rochelle and fill your days with frolicking and fun:

  • Pack your swim gear and take your gang to "The House For A Family Holiday With Gardens". There are also lots of other great amenities here, including nearby ecotour services and a living room.
  • Alternatively, unpack your bags at "Charming House + Family Gites + Pool". Along with an invigorating pool, you'll also have use of a travel crib and a barbecue grill.

Unsure how to pack your suitcase for your La Rochelle escape? This enticing destination has an oceanic climate. In summer, you can expect average temperatures of between 60 ºF and 70 ºF. Browse our range of La Rochelle vacation rentals by using the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to get more great ideas about where to stay.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near La Rochelle?

Whether your idea of the perfect escape is up in the mountains or by the beach, you'll enjoy it even more if you share it with those closest to you. Settle into one of these large family vacation rentals in or near La Rochelle and bring the whole gang:

  • Sleeping as many as 18 guests in 8 bedrooms, "Charming House + Family Gites + Pool" is the ideal place for some family time. This top-rated escape is 1 mile to the northwest of La Rochelle and has creature comforts such as a kitchen and a dishwasher.
  • Another popular option is "House / Villa - La Rochelle Lagord". This vacation rental is 2 miles north of La Rochelle and features coffee and tea making facilities, a garden and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 12 people, there's no need to leave anyone off your guest list.

If you're in the mood to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to add to your itinerary. Palmyre Zoo, Les Antilles de Jonzac and L'Asinerie du Baudet du Poitou are excellent places to start.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near La Rochelle?

Romantic getaways, business trips or solo adventures — a one-bedroom vacation rental suits a multitude of occasions. One of our options in or near La Rochelle is sure to impress:

  • Reserve "Appart Cosy Entre Vieux Port Et Marché Central" for a few nights. This one-bedroom rental property comes with a kitchen and an oven and is nice and close to the center.
  • "Apartment In The Heart Of Town" is another charming one-bedroom escape also close to the center. When you're not out exploring the area's top sights, make the most of a fireplace, a kitchen and much more.