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Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Les Calanques, Marseille, France - Updated 2020

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With picturesque limestone cliffs, unspoiled beaches and truly a natural environment, perfect for hiking and diving enthusiasts, it’s no surprise that Les Calanques, outside Marseille, France, is a dream travel destination for many people from all around the world. This coastal mountain seamlessly combines nature and culture and the sheer cliffs, paired with turquoise Mediterranean water are a picture to behold. Take a dip at the famous Calanque d'En-Vau, discover the rich, 2600-year-old history and culture of Marseille, or take a long hike up the many trails with promising views — Les Calanques are truly a natural gem of southern France. A night or two may not be enough to explore this beauty. So, make sure to get the most of your stay, in one of these 11 Airbnb vacation rentals.

1. Bed and breakfast in Les Calanques (from USD 64)

This charming 1950s/60s room is a traveler’s dream - with a separate entrance, private bathroom and a lovely outdoor terrace that lets you breathe in the wonderful air of southern France. The interior is rustic, clean and stylishly adorned with beautifully framed pictures. The property is located in an area of exceptional heritage, with the nearest hiking trail only five minutes away!

If you’re craving some good Italian food, it’s also good to know that there’s a nearby pizzeria and a fish restaurant, if you prefer something heavier. Marseille city center is roughly half an hour by bus, but if you’re planning to stay in close proximity to the property, bring along enough cash with you, because cash points are scarce. Overall, the location is perfect for walking in Les Calanques and for those who want to enjoy hiking.

Chambre d'hôtes dans les Calanques
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
350 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is really an aesthetic treat like an artistic collage
we didn't see william that much however during breakfast we had a nice chat
william offered an extraordinary breakfast an gave helpful information to visit the area
the room although on the smallish side has a mini fridge a kettle and cups which were useful
i liked that there was the chance to book an extra breakfast
Cleanliness:
nicely furnished and clean room
the room was clean and well equipped
room is clean and well kept
the room was clean and cosy
the room is clean and stylish
Host:
william is a great host
william was a wonderful host
stunning place wonderful host william 2251
william was an excellent host and his home was well kept
william is a very friendly and helpful host who made our stay even more enjoyable
Location:
regarding location we were a very ideal five minute walk to the trailhead
great location and even better stay
it's about a 3 minute walk to the hiking paths and the park is amazing
perfect location to access morgiou and sormiou on foot
we really enjoyed the location and loved exploring the area
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2. Studio at the foot of Les Calanques - Sea and nature (from USD 76)

This tiny but tidy new studio is located at the foot of the natural park Calanques de Sormiou - close to beaches, the town center, supermarkets, and restaurants. This makes it a convenient choice, especially for first-time travelers to Marseille, because everything you need is nearby, including some of the major attractions.

The studio is complete with a living room, kitchen, bed and bath and there is an outdoor terrace, where guests can enjoy barbecue dinners. One of the perks that this property offers is a spectacular view overlooking the Calanques and, with its close proximity to nature, it is an ideal accommodation choice for climbers, walkers or nature lovers.

Studio au pied des Calanques, mer et nature
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
197 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it has a nice outdoor table
Cleanliness:
the place itself was very nice and very clean
beautiful quiet clean accommodation in a beautiful location
good clean studio easy to locate with car park
a new and very clean studio located in a good place to explore calanques amd marseilla
Host:
the owner was very kind
very friendly host very convienient and cozy studio
Location:
good bus connections to the city
the house was quiet and in a good location for hiking trips
the house is very quiet and very well located to go to the calanques cassis
the location was perfect for a visit to the calanques
the place is ideally located for those who wants to hike in des calanques
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3. Ideal hiking spot in Les Calanques (from USD 66)

For anyone looking for a place to stay close to the Calanques of Marseille, this property is a climber’s gem. it is located literally a stone’s throw from the foot of the Calanques National Park, so it is the ideal choice for anyone who gets excited simply by being surrounded by rocks and beautiful mountains!

Inside this attic apartment, guests will find a double bed plus two single beds with a shared bathroom, perfect for four people. Heads up, hikers! We’ve read that the host gives valuable information and advice on the best alternative hiking routes, wind protection and other useful hiking tips.

Idéal Randonnées Calanques
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
99 reviews
Private room in house 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the studio room is cosy and nicely equipped comfy bed fresh flowers and private mini bathroom
the apartment was an amazing base for our 1-week climbing adventure in les calanques
the room is very cozy and the calqanques are just beautiful
Host:
his family is equally sweet and very helpful
jon and sophie were dream hosts we thank them for a very cordial and unique experience
great hosts great place great climbing - i hope i can return again soon
wonderfully quaint space and delightful hosts - perfect spot from which to explore the calanques of marseille
jean was very friendly a gave excellent hiking advice
Location:
the location is perfect for reaching all the different bays and crags easily (by car)
what a wonderful place
great hospitality and location for hiking
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4. Apartment - Les Calanques of Marseille (from USD 58)

This apartment is located in the Calanques, between Marseille and Cassis and is available on a seasonal basis. Opting to drive to Calanques National Park? Guests will enjoy free parking here, as well. And, if you prefer to prepare your own meals, the kitchen comes fully equipped. There is also an outdoor courtyard, where guests can bathe in the morning sunshine.

This basic apartment offers everything needed for a convenient stay while staying close to popular hiking trails and coastal destinations. The creek of Sormiou and Morgiou, for example, can even be accessed on foot.

Appartement, Calanques de Marseille
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
175 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cozy litlle appartment with a lovely patio
we had a lovely stay in william's apartment
small place with small but comfortable bedroom
we had a comfortable stay at william's place
you can see one of the calanques from the apartment and hike to it if you like
Cleanliness:
communication with the host was easy and the apartment was clean and tidy
the apartment is very nice clean and provides everything needed
Host:
the owner is super nice
our host was very helpful
he is a great host
very nice and amicable host
william is a very helpful and kind host
Location:
great location to explore the calanques as it is located 5min walk from the park
very nice flat located in the beautiful calanques national park
really close to walking routes to the calanques perfect location
we'd definitely recommend the location and william's apartment
it is very well located for access to calanques national park
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5. Little paradise of the Calanques

This romantic private room is perfect for short stays to the Calanques. It has a comfortable bedroom, attached toilet and a private terrace, where guests can enjoy barbecue parties or a breakfast spread for an additional 6 EUR (7.45 USD). The property is located on a rustic slope but getting here is easy and convenient, with the Calanques Sormiou and Morgiou within walking distance.

A petite paradise but complete with all the basic facilities, this humble accommodation creates an intimate experience while exploring the marvels of southern France.

Petit paradis aux calanques
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
102 reviews
Private room in villa 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fridge microwave and coffee machine in the room are very useful for breakfast and lunches
may stay was good and the room had everything i needed
Cleanliness:
clean comfortable pacou's room really makes me feel alive again after my 6-hour walk
Host:
the hosts are very gentle and ready to help
pascale is a lovely host who did everything she could to make us feel welcome and valued guests
great host and beautiful location
what wonderful hosts lovely place to stay
pascale is a very friendly host
Location:
i definitely recommend this location for those who want to visit this part of france
pacou is such a nice and friendly host the location is nice to explore marseille and everything around
calanques sormiou and margiou are within walking distance beautiful area for a hike
we stayed five nights and we def highly recommend to stay at pacou's very relaxing place
we had an excellent stay at pacou and francois' place the room is comfortable and has a private terrace
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6. Cassis - Ideal setting with sea access (from USD 84)

This lovely apartment, with a breathtaking view of the Cassis cliffs from the swimming pool, is a dream vacation home for every traveler. Guests are treated to a secure, private environment, plus a modern room, that comes with a fully equipped kitchen and an outdoor seating area, where you can feel the ocean breeze.

Freshen up in their walk-in shower or take a dip in the spectacular pool, that offers stunning views even more beautiful than what is shown in the pictures! The apartment is situated in a quiet residential area, but if you feel the need to go and explore, the fishing port of Cassis is only a short walk away, with lots of shops and restaurants. This property may be considered basic accommodation, but the views and other amenities make up for it!

Cassis cadre idyllique accès mer
Cassis, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
151 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the outside of the apartment is breathtaking
there is a lovely pool which leads to a small secluded beach and stunning views
pool is great apartment is small and met our needs
the apartment was perfect for our holiday
the pool area is simply stunning as it is right on the mediterranean sea
Cleanliness:
the apartment itself was small but very clean and nice; perfect for 2 of us for a few days
great host and great location and clean rooms
pool was beautiful and apartment was stylish clean and perfect for two people would stay again for sure
a nice clean small apartment close to the seaside
Host:
charming appartment and a very friendly host with a good sense of humor
good communication with host and quick responses to our messages
jean paul is a great host and you will enjoy staying at his flat
the appartment is comfortable and well equipped and jean paul was a very welcoming and friendly host
very welcoming host the apartment was as described on airbnb
Location:
super close to center and neat
the location of the house is nice
easy walk to town center
great location fantastic scenery from pool
also the location is just perfect
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7. T2 + Spa entry - Parks with hiking and climbing - In the Calanques (from USD 101)

This 40 square meter (430.6 square foot) apartment is located at the entrance of the park creeks of south Marseille, thereby making it the ideal location for couples and hikers. Want to go the beach instead of hiking? Prado and Red Point beaches are accessible from the property within a 10-minute drive.

After a long day of mountain climbing or hanging out on the beach, relax in the serenity of the property’s secured residential location while enjoying the comfortable bed or watching entertainment from the living room. For those planning to stay longer, there is the convenience of a dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and complete kitchen utensils and cookware.

T2 +SPA entrée parc calanques rando et escalade
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
88 reviews
Entire condominium 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the apartment is clean and beautifully decorated
- the flat: clean nicely decorated practical perfect
the apartment was very comfortable clean and well equipped providing an all around cheerful pleasant environment
Host:
they are helpful friendly welcoming
they are very welcoming friendly and full of knowledge about the area
Location:
- location: perfect for « les calanques » sormiou is 30 minutes away walking
it was very easy to park in their neighborhood
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8. Traditional house in Marseille

One way to truly experience a new place from a local’s perspective is by staying in some form of authentic accommodation that is a reflection of how the locals live. This traditional house in Marseille is full of southern French character and located along the creek paths of Sormiou and Morgiou.

The property is secured by two gardens on each side and up to six guests can enjoy a clean and well-maintained interior with two bedrooms, one bath, a living/dining area, fully equipped kitchen and a wonderful verandah. As the house is at the foot of the trails to the Calanques, get ready to snap shots of the beautiful surrounding mountains and crystal clear water!

maison traditionnelle marseillaise
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
40 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
it was clean well maintained and comfortable
Host:
madame guigne was responsive and accommodating
Location:
there is a very good pizzeria/cafe close by
we had a great stay so close to the calanque morgiou
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9. At the foot of the Calanques creeks (from USD 83)

Located at the foot of the creeks going up the Calanques is this two bedroom apartment, which offers views of both the mountains and the sea. It is perfect for hikers and beachgoers, with the National Park easily accessible by foot. Be prepared to be enchanted by amazing creek views and the cool, windy breeze of the Marseille Calanques. Go explore the outdoors or cozy up indoors, with a clean and regularly cleaned interior - perfect for long or short term guests!

Aux pieds des calanques
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
62 reviews
Entire house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

10. A beautiful, spacious, two-bedroom loft (from USD 166)

This beautiful, two-bedroom home is perfectly situated in a serene and lush cul de sac. It features an open concept living, dining, and kitchen space with spectacular views. The living area is furnished with nice cushy sofas, a table, and a flat-screen TV. The kitchen is well-equipped with high-quality stainless steel appliances. There’s a lovely deck for you to relax and unwind and the bedrooms are spacious and tastefully furnished with nice beds and clean linen. The house also features a bathroom, hot tub, Wi-Fi, and free parking.

gîte rural Le Mûrier
Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
88 reviews
Entire loft 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

11. Quiet apartment in the Calanques

This quiet apartment, located at the foot of the Sormiou coves, is the definition of a home away from home, with a fully furnished interior and a terrace, where guests can enjoy a barbecue. With complete utilities and a fully functional kitchen, the experience is much like staying at home but with the perks of having a beautiful Calanques view and beaches with clean, turquoise water just five minutes away!

Appartement au calme près des calanques!
17 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 4 Guests

Dive in or take a hike while staying connected

Les Calanques, near Marseille, are truly the definition of a nature escape with dreamy waters and photogenic, limestone cliffs. They have everything needed for an ideal getaway and, with all these convenient, private accommodations, guests can stay connected to friends and family while enjoying the convenience of a home away from home. So, what are you waiting for? Dive in, take a hike and tick off that bucket list while gearing up for all the surprises that Calanques has in store!

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