10 exceptional gites to rent in Gironde, prepare your holidays!

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Looking for a holiday rental in Gironde? Do you want a gîte in Gironde with swimming pool or rather a rural gîte? You prefer to stay in the Metropolis of Bordeaux, in the Bassin d'Arcachon to enjoy the ocean, or in the Saint-Émilion vineyard for wine tourism... The Bordeaux Gironde Guide offers a selection of 10 lodgings from exception, for rent in Gironde to find your corner of paradise!

Opening photo : © Château La Gontrie, a gîte in a wine estate

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1) Domaine de Grande Font

In Saint-Avit-Saint-Nazaire on the border between the departments of Gironde and Dordogne, Domaine de Grande Font is a perfect starting point for visiting Libournais, Saint-Émilion and Bergerac. The lodgings are part of a beautiful set of stone buildings, in a magnificent park, at the foot of the vineyards and along the banks of the Dordogne. It is an idyllic place! It also provides you with top-of-the-range services : swimming pool, jacuzzi, table d'hôtes, loan of bicycles, etc.

You will love : A luxury vacation in the countryside!

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Pictures © The Domaine de Grande Font

2) Château La Gontrie

In Saint-Caprais-de-Bordeaux, at Château La Gontrie you will spend a quiet holiday, but a stone's throw from Bordeaux. You stay in the wine property, facing a quiet landscape between forest and vineyards. The lodgings are spacious and comfortable, very suitable for families. They have a pretty garden with trees, a heated and secure swimming pool, bicycles, a volleyball court and a ping-pong table.

You will like : The visit of the cellar and the tasting of the wines of the castle.

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Pictures © Chateau La Gontrie

3) Domaine EcÔtelia

Between Sauternes and Bazas, in Le Nizan, the Domaine Ecôtelia brings together 22 unusual accommodations, surrounded by greenery : tents that look like hot countries, tree houses, yurts with a Mongolian accent, hilltop chateaux... The idea is to make you discover the habitats of the whole world, a journey without changing location! Depending on your comfort needs, there is enough to satisfy all your most atypical desires! To preserve the Landes de Gascogne Natural Park, the services offered are respectful of the environment. It is an exotic, ecological and exotic trip.

What you will love : The 8-hectare park, walks in the nearby forest, gourmet baskets...

ecotelia domain

ecotelia domain   ecotelia domain

Pictures © Domaine Ecôtelia

4) Château le Bourdieu

In the heart of the Médoc and near the mouth of the Gironde, Château le Bourdieu welcomes you to a site certified " High Environmental Value ". These are rural lodges in the middle of the vineyards. The first gives you the opportunity to test the life of a lord. You stay on the first floor of the mansion, a privilege! The second is more independent in an annex building.

What you'll love : A private tour of the winery, with the owner.

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Picture © Chateau le Bourdieu

5) Cap Ferret lodge

On the Cap Ferret peninsula, facing the Arcachon basin and the bird island, the Lodge du Cap Ferret offers you an exceptional setting for a holiday with your feet in the water. Between the beaches and the Bélisaire jetty, where you can take the shuttle to Arcachon, this is the opportunity to test car-free holidays! The 4 lodges each have a specific decoration that will set the tone for this stopover on the Cape : modern and elegant, colonial and cozy, wooden cabin style, vintage and colorful.

What you will love : The friendly and lively atmosphere of Cap Ferret, the bike rides and the sunsets...

lodge du cap ferret

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Pictures © Lodge of Cap Ferret

6) Airial des Monges

In the south of the Gironde, the Airial des Monges is located on the border between Lot-et-Garonne and Landes. It is a former stud farm, which has preserved its authenticity. You will rent a traditional Landes house there, group accommodation for events, a nature lodge by the pond or a romantic little chalet with private spa. They are spread over a large area that is both rural and forest, for more privacy. The facilities are very comfortable : heated swimming pool, spa and sauna. The Landes de Gascogne forest allows beautiful hikes from your rental.

What you will love : The many activities on site, on the 42 hectares of the estate. Ideal place for large family reunions (34 beds in total) and events such as weddings or baptisms.

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Pictures © Airial des Monges

7) Villa Lanbra

The Villa Lanbra is an apartment in the town of Blaye, host to the beautiful citadel of Blaye. It is near the pier and the quays, to contemplate the boats which sail on the Gironde. You are not very far from the nautical stop to embark on a river cruise. Former Gallic oppidum fortified by Vauban, the history of the city is rich and deserves a discovery through visits and hikes. Here is our article guide to visit the citadel of Blaye. The Musée d'Art et d'Histoire du Pays Blayais is not very far either.

You will like : Its location near the tourist activities of Blaye and near the estuary for a charming river walk.  

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Pictures © Villa Lanbra

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8) The appart intendance

In the historic center of Bordeaux, the Appart Intendance is located on the prestigious Cours de l'Intendance. One of the streets that form this famous Bordeaux golden triangle, each corner of which corresponds to a high point of the city's heritage : Place Tourny, the Opéra National de Bordeaux, place Gambetta and in the center Place des Grands Men. The decoration of this apartment lives up to its address. Elegance and design are there!

What you'll love : Chic and trendy vacations. Being in the heart of the city of Bordeaux, so pleasant and vibrant, make a stay entirely on foot, you are so well located!

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Pictures © Appart Intendance

9) Gerald's Annex

Gérald's Annex is aptly named. It is imbued with or rather the passions of its owner, for wine, Gironde gastronomy and for this land of Libournais. From Pujols, you can walk along the Dordogne, visit Libourne or discover the beautiful bastide of Blasimon. More authentic, you will share the wine-growing adventure of the owner, during a visit to his cellar. The house is beautiful with a swimming pool and it can accommodate up to 6 people.  

What you will love : A warm, friendly and attentive welcome.

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Pictures © Gerald's Annex

10) Le Clos des Maurins

In Vérac, the Clos des Maurins enjoys a privileged location, in what is known as “ Girondine Tuscany ”. It is a beautiful house typical of the Gironde architecture of the 19 th century, surrounded by vineyards and a garden with swimming pool. Nearby you will see a natural curiosity. The Bec d'Ambès is the point of confluence between the Dordogne and the Garonne. It is also the gateway to the rivers in the Gironde estuary and the end of Entre-deux-Mers...  

What you will love : A charming residence, tastefully decorated.

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clos des maurins   clos des maurins

Pictures © Clos des Maurins

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Consult our section on gites and vacation rentals in the Gironde, to see other accommodations for rent such as gites, houses or apartments. We hope we have helped you find the best accommodation for your next stay near Bordeaux. We just have to wish you a wonderful holiday in Gironde.

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