Canet Plage holidays, Languedoc-Roussillon Holiday rentals - villas & holiday homes to rent in Canet

Summer holidays in Canet-Plage, just 11km from the centre of Perpignan in the Pyrenees Orientales of the south of france, are full of fun for all the family with superb beaches, restaurants and spectacular countryside.

It is one of the sunniest parts of France with an average of 320 days sunshine per year with summer temperatures in the high twenties. With this type of climate, the area is full of vinyeards and orchards which make for some good wine tasting!

The resort has ample cafes, restaurants and bars and during the peak summer months, there are several beach clubs where you can chill out in style. There is also a market selling local produce which is great for food shopping if you are staying in self catering holiday rentals.

At a glance...
Restaurants 25+
Beach clubs
Car recommended
Distance to beach Beach resort
Nearest airport Perpignan (12km)
Nearest train station Perpignan (11km)

Featured villas Canet Plage

There are plenty of options when choosing where to stay in Canet Plage from excellent family hotels to private holiday rentals including luxurious beach villas or apartments to rent. Most of the accommodation is within walking distance to the centre where there is a good selection of bars and restaurants. However, having a car makes it much easier to get around and visit the nearby villages to sample some of the other local cuisines.

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Canet-Plage and the surrounding area are full of interesting villages, historic cities and countryside to explore. Here are a few suggestions....

Things to see and do
Mount Canigou provides a good mix of hiking and mountain biking trails for all abilities
Take the local bus and explore the lovely old town of Perpignan
The nearby lagoon is a naturist delight plus there is a fitness circuit
Visit the ancient city of Carcassone
Explore Barcelona with its spectacular cathedral - 90 minutes drive
Soak up the atmosphere in Coulliore, the beautiful 'artists’ village
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Our view on Canet Plage

We think Canet Plage is a beautiful village in an enviable location with the sea on one side and the Pyrenees on the other. With fantastic weather, superb beaches and a lively atmosphere, Canet Plage is perfect for family summer holidays. Canet Plage is also a great spot to use as a base for exploring the other wonderful valleys, beaches and countryside in this part of Languedoc-Roussillon and across the border into northern Spain...