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Modern, comfortable apartment with free Wifi, 2 minutes walk from historic port



Updated: 30-Nov-2016
3-bedroom apartment in Port-Vendres, close to Collioures. Own parking in building. Peaceful, terrace views of surrounding hills. Several beaches within 15 minutes' drive.

Situated in this historic Art Deco wharf building, which was tastefully converted into residential apartments in 2006. Secure parking within the building, with lift access to the apartment. Open plan living/dining area with modern appliances. Sun terrace facing South, with views of the port and the surrounding hills. Stairs leading to three bedrooms and bathroom/WC.

Short walk from the port and local life. Shuttle bus to historic Collioures and short drive to the beautiful beaches at Argelès-sur-Mer.

  • Sleeps 7
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

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About the Owner

We are a family living in England, but with strong French roots. Many of our relatives are French, and several of our cousins live in the Languedoc-Roussillon region.

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10 Reviews

based on 10 holidaymaker reviews


Clean, modern apartment, ideal location

  • 5 of 5

Thank you to the owner Mathew for helping us with the flexible booking dates. Also, thank you to Eve for greeting us on arrival and showing us around the apartment. It was good to know that someone local was available to help with any problems.

The apartment was well furnished and had everything we needed. The dishwasher and air conditioning were added bonuses.

The apartment was ideally located with easy walking access to the supermarket, bakers and restaurants and we particularly enjoyed the view from the terrace, overlooking the harbour. Car parking space was easy to access, and useful as on street parking was difficult to find.

We would certainly recommend this property to friends and family.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Modern apartment, well appointed, convenient base

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is clean, modern and has everything you might need for a stay in Port Vendres. We liked the balcony with views across the town to the hills. Port Vendres has lots of bars and restaurants and provided a calmer alternative base to the busier resorts like Collioure, which is only 5 minutes drive away but always absolutely rammed with tourists!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review, which I think sums up the place very well!
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Great position and modern comforts

  • 5 of 5

This maisonette is positioned just behind the front row of harbour properties and with steps or a lift down to harbour level, you can quickly and easily get to the harbour restaurants, cafés etc. The local buses offer €1 per journey, so transport to the other towns on the coast is so easy you don't need to get your car out! It was ideal for us for the first break of the year. Don't miss a trip to Collioure!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's good to know you enjoyed your stay, and thank you for highlighting the excellent local bus service, which I had forgotten to mention previously.
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Well positioned apartment in Port Vendres. Fully equipped, comfortable and peaceful.

  • 4 of 5

The apartment was exactly what we wanted - near to the Port and with secure parking. We know Port Vendres well and enjoyed the peace of the out of season period.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We are a family of 5 who have travelled from London by car, The apartment was very good and it was better than I thought and better than the pictures, It was clean, the rooms had air conditioning as well as the living room and the bedrooms were a very good size. There was lift available and a very secure private parking which was a bonus. Nice and friendly neighbourhood and great view from the terrace. I would definitely recommend this apartment to a family or single person. We loved our stay here and got all the help we needed. I will definitely rent this apartment for another time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay - thank you for your feedback!
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Splendid place!

  • 5 of 5

Vacationing family of five (two children, wife and mother-in-law) for three weeks. The impression of living is extremely positive! New, modern house with an elevator and a parking spot in the garage (for us it was important because we were traveling by car). Provided that it is not our first trip to the south of France, is one of the best places where we live. Each room has air conditioning, everything you need (and more) in the kitchen, etc. The apartment has a full-sized bathroom, which is surprising considering that before this we had only bathrooms with shower. It is also convenient that the two-storey apartments on the first floor bedrooms, bathroom and toilet and a second living room with balcony and kitchen. Nearby there is a market, supermarket and many small cafes. The only negative is sometimes (depending on the program of entertainment the city) can sound loud music until late. However, noise isolation is good enough for us and the inconvenience of concerts was not. Generally these apartments are very suitable for families with children, lots of space and separate bedrooms. Near bus stop to Perpignan, costs 1 euro. One stop to the beach or 15 minutes on foot. We hope our review will be useful to you, enjoy your stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 1, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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From the Owner

We have been visiting the Languedoc-Roussillon region for many years, as several of our family live here, and we love to spend time in the area. We discovered Port-Vendres about 10 years ago, and we chose to buy here because it has a unique feel, and it is an interesting place to stay at any time of year (unlike some of the other resorts which seem to shut down outside of the Summer season.)

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Perpignan at 41 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : Several bars along the port at 30 Metres Nearest Golf : St Cyprien has 18 and 9 hole courses at 20 Kilometres Nearest Train : Port-Vendres at 800 Metres Nearest Motorway : E15 at Le Boulou at 28 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : Several restaurants along the port at 30 Metres Nearest Beach : at 2 Kilometres Car: recommended


The nearest beach is 1 km away. Many other beaches are nearby, for example Collioures (3 km), Le Racou (9 km), Argeles-sur-Mer (11 km) Paulilles (10 km), Banyuls-sur-Mer (14 km). A


There are several airports nearby:

Perpignan 41 km

Girona 113 km

Barcelona 215 km

Carcassonne 161 km

Montpellier 191 km

Car hire is recommended. The apartment comes with its own space in the secure parking facility within the building.

Some public transport and taxis are available from Perpignan airport (be sure to check in advance)

Nearest train station: Port-Vendres (0.5 km)

Nearest motorway: E15 at Le Boulou (29 km). Connects Perpignan with Barcelona.


The port, which is the centre of the town, is just two minutes' walk away. Here you will find many cafes, restaurants and shops, plus all the entertainments in the square.

You can walk to Collioures in about 30 minutes, but in season there are regular buses (that look like steam trains) to take you there. These leave from the port, 2 minutes walk from the apartment. The train/buses drive along the coast road and get you to Collioures in about 15 minutes. They have open air compartments so you can enjoy the view. The return journey from Collioures to Port-Vendre takes a picturesque route through the hills and vineyards, past the Fort Saint-Elme, and back to the quayside at Port-Vendres (2 minutes from the apartment.

Argeles-sur-mer, with its beaches and entertainments are just 15 minutes (7 km) away by car.

Further Details:

Port-Vendres is a historic port which is still used today by local fishermen, private yachts and some industry. The fisherman deliver each morning's catch directly from the boats to stalls on the quayside for purchase.

Port-Vendres is not just for the holiday season - there is activity in the town all year round. Local shops include greengrocer, butcher, chemist, newsagent, bank, post office, wine merchant, as well as a regional fish and seafood market. There are a wide range of restaurants, all of which are within walking distance of the apartment.

During the Summer season the town usually arranges various attractions and entertainments. In 2014 these included live music in the town square, a vintage car show, an art exhibition, children's mini disco, jazz and classical concerts, and a circus. Once a week there is a local produce market. There is also an antiques market.

Boat trips are available from the quayside. These are available in many different formats: fishing trips, glass-bottomed boats for viewing sea-life, exploration of coves, and trips to nearby beaches, including Argeles-sur-mer.

It is a beautiful town which has inspired artists through the centuries. Charles Rennie Mackintosh stayed here in the early 20th Century, and there is a museum dedicated to his work here. There are some fabulous walks nearby incorporating hills, cliffs, vineyards, forts and varied countryside and wildlife.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Quiet Season 2016-17
24 Sep 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 26 May 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2017
28 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Summer 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Later Summer 2017
26 Aug 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Quiet Season 2017-18
23 Sep 2017 - 24 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
Discounts available for bookings lasting three weeks or longer. Please enquire.

Please note that sheets and bath towels must be ordered in advance, unless you plan to bring your own. Sheets and towels are available at a rate of €30 per bed.

The apartment must be left clean and tidy prior to your departure.

Changeover Day:
Saturday is preferred, although other days are possible, particularly in low season.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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From the Owner

We love the fact that the apartment is big enough for the whole family, and that we have our own dedicated parking space inside the building (especially during the Summer season, when the area is at its busiest). We also love that fact that the apartment is quiet, even though we are only two minutes walk from the boats in the port.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • town
  • waterfront


  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming

Floor Area

  • 78 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower, Also hand basin with mirror, and heated towel rail
  • Bathroom with bath and shower over bath, hand basin, heated towel rail and concealed washing machine. Separate WC.


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed, Spacious, with air-conditioning and plenty of storage
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed, With built-in wardrobes and air-conditioning
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed, 1 Child Bed, Single bed + folding chair bed, air-conditioning, no storage
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6/7, three bedrooms + sofa-bed Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom with double bed and large fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 2 with two single beds and large fitted wardrobe. Bedroom 3 with full single bed, and optional fold-away bed (suitable for child up to 10).


  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...


  • Self-catering


  • Outside: 2 minutes' walk to the port, with pleasure boats, small parade of restaurants and shops, children’s playground and park. 10 minutes walk to small local beach. 5 minute drive or shuttle bus to Collioures, 15 minutes to perfect sandy beaches at Argelès-sur-Mer.

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