Just a few minutes from the campsite, there are some wonderful sandy beaches to light up your stay in Vendée. After protecting your skin with some sunscreen, you can enjoy all the benefits of the sea and give in to the temptation of a refreshing dip.
Beaches near the campsite in Les Sables d'Olonne
There are two seaside resorts near the campsite: Les Sables d'Olonne and Château d'Olonne, the starting point for all your excursions in Vendée. The two resorts share the Tanchet beach, home to surfers, fans of shellfish picking at low tide, as well as a skaters who head for the skate park nearby. Olonne-sur-Mer is only a few miles from the campsite and is also well worth a day out: here you can visit the beautiful Granges beach and the wilder Sauveterre beach.
But your stay near the Vendée coast could also be a chance to explore some other great seaside resorts, including Brétignolles-sur-Mer, Saint-Jean-de-Monts and Talmont-Saint-Hilaire, with the delightful Veillon beach. And if you really want to get away from it all, why not venture over to the island of Noirmoutier and its famous Dames beach? (not to be confused with the Demoiselles ("Damsels") beach in Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez!).
Activities on the beaches in Vendée
Water sports are very popular on the Vendée beaches, and the beaches near the campsite are no exception. Everyone can try their hand at windsurfing, kitesurfing, standup paddleboarding and even jet skiing. Don't miss out on these great board sports during your camping holiday in Vendée!
Whatever you do, make sure you take a walk along the embankment during a relaxing day on the big beach in Les Sables d'Olonne (lifeguarded in summer). Sometimes called the most beautiful beach in Europe, this is the ideal place to take it easy and have a wonderful, relaxing time with your family or friends: games and a beach club, an afternoon nap in the sun and a swim are all part of the fun.
If you want to eat or drink something, ice creams, cocktails and seafood will all provide delicious taste experiences during your day at the beach at a wide range of bars and restaurants not too far from your beach towel. What a great feeling to be a café terrace looking out to sea and watching a magnificent sunset!
And your walks or bike rides along the coast will no doubt leave you with lasting memories of your stay at our campsite near Les Sables d'Olonne. There are plenty of hiking trails running alongside the beaches, a chance to see some wonderful landscapes during your walk in the sea air.