Collioure holiday studio rental with beach/lake nearby, internet access and balcony/terrace and walking

Rue Arago *WIFI* now available

from £54 /night help Price for guests, Nights

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Studio / No Bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.1 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Collioure is a dream location on the Mediterranean. Rounding the corner from Port Vendres or entering the town from the Perpignan direction, the view of Collioure will take your breath away as you will see the old town below with the symbol of Collioure, the clock tower. The tower is part of the only church in Europe to have foundations under water.

The studio apartment is in a typical Fishermans House in the heart of the main historic town, on the first floor. It is situated on one of the more quiet pedestrian streets in the old town. The apartment is bright and airy as there are two floor to ceiling french windows, each of which have a small balcony overlooking the picturesque street. The property is perfect for the beach lover, as the beach which is overlooked by the bell tower is at the end of the street less than 100 metres away.

Collioure town centres around a beautiful bay with no less than six pretty sand/ stone beaches. Daily boat trips take visitors out to see the coastline

Collioure is a dream location on the Mediterranean. Rounding the corner from Port Vendres or entering the town from the Perpignan direction, the view of Collioure will take your breath away as you will see the old town below with the symbol of Collioure, the clock tower. The tower is part of the only church in Europe to have foundations under water.

The studio apartment is in a typical Fishermans House in the heart of the main historic town, on the first floor. It is situated on one of the more quiet pedestrian streets in the old town. The apartment is bright and airy as there are two floor to ceiling french windows, each of which have a small balcony overlooking the picturesque street. The property is perfect for the beach lover, as the beach which is overlooked by the bell tower is at the end of the street less than 100 metres away.

Collioure town centres around a beautiful bay with no less than six pretty sand/ stone beaches. Daily boat trips take visitors out to see the coastline from Collioure to Port Vendres and to Argeles sur Mer. There is a twice weekly market selling local artisan products, clothes and gifts. The town has many small boutique shops offering local wines, jewellery, clothing, art, and anchovies.

With the apartment so closely situated to the beaches, shopping and restaurants, you will not want to leave this Mediterranean paradise with all it has to offer.

The parking place is in The Finca Majorca development. While this space is a small walk away it does mean in high season you have a place for your car, which can be a bonus in high season. Please look up web for location.

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The Languedoc-Roussillon region

The Languedoc- Rousillion area enjoys some of the best weather in France and for this reason it is a major wine producing department in France. Banyuls and Rousillon being the best known . It is known as the sunny south east.

Collioure itself has a long history constantly changing hands between the French and Spanish due to its strategic position on this coastline. Many landmarks around Collioure such as the ancient forts are signs of times gone by.

It has been one of the biggest Anchovy ports in France and is still famous for its incredible choice of "Anchois" but art and artists have more or less replaced anchovies as Collioures main industry.

It is impossible to visit Collioure withough being aware of Ceret. A half hour's drive inland, Ceret is artistically almost as famous as Collioure and a visit there is almost compulsory for anyone interest in XX century art. Ceret is where Picasso, Braque and Gris started the Cubist movement and the Museum of Modern Art hold many exhibitions which are well worth seeing.

Collioure

The little Catalan port of Collioure is known locally as the "Jewel of the Cote Vermeille". It has been a magical place for many visitor and artist.

There are many points of interest in the town. The most magical spot in town is sitting looking at the symbol of Collioure, the clock tower of the church which is called the "Notre Dame Des Anges" . It is the only church in Europe that has its foundations under water and so far the church angels seem to be winning the war over the constant battle of rising damp. It stands firm against the waves of winter storms. It features on every tourist's holiday photos and is a constant subject for the many artists in the town.

Collioure has no less than six beaches so, whatever the direction of the wind, it is always possible to find a sheltered one. The principle two are the Plage Boromar and the Plage du Port d'Avall. With the Chateau Royal on one side and the church on the other on Plage Boromar the view all around is perfect.

There are many walks around the town. You can take walks to the many landmarks in and overlooking Collioure, (Eglise Notre-Dame-des Angel, Chapelle Saint-Vincent, Chateau Royal, Fort Rond, Fort Carre, Fort Miradou, Fort Saint-Elme, Fort Dugommier, and it's bay. The ancients forts, windmill, castle and museum all offer interesting visits and can be reached easily on foot from the town.

Collioure has been known in the past as a favourite destination for painters who came and worked at their art. Matisse, Picasso, Dufry, Derain, Charles Rennie Mackintosh were amongst these and there are many reproductions of their works to be seen as tributes to these masters around Collioure. To this day artists are in the town and many "ateliers" can be found within the narrow cobbled streets .

There is a twice weekly market in Collioure, Wednesday and Sunday morning under the old plane trees in the Place Generale-Leclerc, offering local artisan produce, fruit, vegetables and wines.

The area has a strong Catalan identity and tapas and sangria are on offer around the town. Many restauants are available which cater for all tastes and pockets.

There are festivals and celebrations throughout the year, the biggest celebrations are the Fete de St Vincent in mid August and the New Year's Eve party. People travel to Collioure from all over to see the fantastic beachfront fireworks and join in the themed party.

Collioure can be used as a base for a skiing holiday as Andorra is less than 3 hours drive away. There are many local resorts closer that offer a winter skiing break in both France and nearby Spain.

Collioure is a magical destination to enjoy various types of holiday. It can be a relaxing beach resort or there are lots of sports and activities for busy people. You can stay put and enjoy all that Collioure has to offer, take a day trip to Spain or use it as a base to explore the beautiful region.

The tourist office is full or information, they speak English and have timetables of sea, land and rail transport, lists of all the current activities, useful maps, walking guides and vital information on all local attractions.

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Sofa Bed
  • 1 shower rooms

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Internet access
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Microwave
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Iron
  • TV
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)

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Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy

About the owner

Susan D
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
27 Jan 2016
Years listed:
4
Based in:
Ireland
Payment accepted:
Paypal accepted , credit cards accepted

Languages spoken: English, French

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“Perfect apartment in the heart of Collioure”

Reviewed 10 Jan 2015

Rented this beautifully decorated, spotless apartment for a getaway with my partner. The location of the apartment is a perfect in the heart of the fabulous medieval, cobble stoned village close to all that it offers. The beach, shops, restaurants are on your doorstep and there is no need for the use of a car. Will definitely be making a return visit to this charming apartment.

Thank you for your kind remarks. Glad you enjoyed the studio and Collioure so much. We will be delighted if you choose to holiday with us again. All is good when visitors choose to return.

“Go for it !”

Reviewed 20 Jun 2014

Whitout hesitation, I recommend the "Rue Arago" appartement. It is very well kept & well supplied with everything one needs to be comfortable and feel at home. The appartment is ideally located near the beaches, boutiques, supermarket & other facilities. Myriam and Rennes who manage the place are just next door in case you need their help and they are absolutely charming.

Thanks so much for your very positive review, hopefully people will "go for it". We are glad you enjoyed the Collioure experience! Hope to see you again in the future. Susan/John

“Great apartment, great location.”

Reviewed 25 Nov 2013

Delighted to stay in this clean, well equipped apartment. The location is super, seconds away from the beach, shops, bakery etc. In a quiet pedestrianised street. The town itself is a little gem. Lots of small winding streets to explore and the choice of places to eat is great. The surrounding countryside is dotted with many vineyards, villages and towns to visit. Weather was fab, but I believe that is normal for here. It was not my first visit. and it certainly won't be my last..

Thanks for using the apartment. Glad you loved it and all Collioure has to offer Susan

“Perfect situated, clean and honest studio with all needed facilitys”

Reviewed 24 Oct 2013

My partner and I stayed for 2 weeks in the middel off summer. We enjoyed the weather, de location of the studio in the old centre of the town of Collioure and the nearby beaches. The studio was perfect for 2 people.

Thank you for that, glad you enjoyed Collioure and the studio as a location for your holiday. Hope to see you again. Susan

“Central location in a beautiful place!”

Reviewed 20 Oct 2013

My husband and I enjoyed a week in this lovely studio in beautiful Collioure! This studio is situated right in the heart of all the boutiques, art studios and bistros. The many beaches are minutes away. With a wonderful ambiance giving the feeling of the everyday life in Collioure. We would highly recommend this property.

Julie, Thank you so much for staying in our apartment. We are delighted you had a good holiday and hopefully you will spend some more time in Collioure in the future. We discover more highlights Collioure has to offer each time we visit.

“Delightful Apartment in a Fabulous village”

Reviewed 26 Jun 2012

We stayed 3 nights at Rue Arago and loved it. We loved being in the centre of Colloure and the apartment was a great place to stay. We bought local produce and prepared our meals in the apartment, lazing around as we ate wonderful food and watched the sun go down. Susan handled the booking and was communicative throughout this, then Renne the local painter was the man on the spot and he was good to deal with. The kitchen was basic but generally did the job. The bathroom excellent. The bed - now that was a fold-out sofa/bed which surprised us as it was one of the most comfortable beds we'd experienced in 2 months touring Italy and France! How could that be! And it folded away so easily during the day, though we didn't really need to. Collioure is a very nice coastal village with an open food market and plenty of shops and restaurants, and having a place to stay in the centre of town was magical. We parked our car not too far away for no extra cost, and took the odd day-trip out around the vineyards and visited some other coastal towns. But it was lovely to return to our place in Collioure.

Brian, Glad you had a great holiday and that the apartment was all we described it to be, comfortable, well equipped and central to all Collioure has to offer. Thanks for the feedback. Susan.

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