Lots of family fun attractions close-by

There's much to see/do so take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about our fabulous area

Indian Forest Water Jumps

Indian Forest Water Jumps - (10 mins away) Thrill seekers, of all ages, idea of paradise...! Check out this cool video
www.indian-forest-atlantique.com

Indian Forest Activity Park

Indian Forest Activity Park - (10 mins away) Watch this video of all the exciting and amazing activities at the EPIC adventure park. Fabulous fun for ALL ages.

www.indian-forest-atlantique.com

Atlantic Wake Park

Atlantic Wake Park – (15 mins away) Water fun park that if you love snowboarding you are going to love it here...! The great 750 meters long lake ski lift allows you to practice up to 10 people simultaneously on either a wakeboard, wake shake, kneeboard & ski’s.

www.atlanticwakepark.fr

Puy du Fou

Puy du Fou - (1 hr 30 mins away)​ This is where time stands still - and will be an instant hit with children and adults alike. You'll see villages from different eras, gladiators still doing battle and Vikings launching attacks on fortified castles, An absolute must visit! www.puydufou.com/fr

Adventure Park and Chateau

Adventure Park and Chateau - (10 mins away) Experience an 'historic adventure' set in the 86 hectare grounds of a beautiful Chateau. The children will love this interactive treasure hunt solving various puzzles, get them all right and open the treasure chest for a prize at the end!

www.chateau-aventuriers.com

O'Gliss Water Park

O'Gliss Water Park – (10 mins away) 11 million euro water park just opened where the thrills and spills just keep on coming on the impressive new wave pool, water slides, rapids, lazy river, whirlpools, geyser, cascade and a host of water games for the kids, the choice of activities is huge. There’s a special play area for younger children and catering facilities on site.​ 

www.oglisspark.fr 

Sandy beaches

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(10 mins away) 

Great fun any time of the day along the 13km of sandy beaches for sisters, brothers, cousins and friends alike :) 


 www.vendee-guide.co.uk/vendee-beaches.htm

Sailing, Surfing & Boating

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 (10 mins away) 

With 200km of coastline in the Vendee, there is a plethora of different breaks and surfing conditions to suit both novice and experienced surfers for the ultimate thrill.  Equipment can be hired from huts on the beachfront and many lesson soffered.

 www.koasurfschool.com

Water Sport Hire

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(10 mins away) 

Great for all ages, Lots of great water sports for the whole family including towed buoy and sofa, stand up paddle boards (SUP), pedal boats and kayaks.  Snack bar available - great fun!. 


www.waterfun.fr

Canoeing & kayaking

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(5 mins away)​ 

The Marais Poitevin, more commonly known as the 'Venise Verte' is an amazing landscape of man-made canals and waterways. Canoeing or kayaking through these waterways is the ideal way to experience the Vendé​e landscape - equipment hire at http://www.longevillesurmer.com/en/entertain/water-sports/408-la-maison-du-marais.html

Cycle paths

Cycle paths

(on your doorstep) 

The 'Loire a Velo' is 180km of sign-posted cycle paths where you can ride through stunning Loire countryside, passing though villages, vineyards, visit Chateaux and Abbeys. Bikes delivered/collected free to Beau Rivage with free helmets, locks and tool kit. 
Bike hire a

www.bikehiredirect.com​

Zoo

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 (30 mins away) 

Located near the heart of Les Sables d'Olonne, this wonderful zoo is a 3-hectare haven that shelters around 280 animals. There are more that 40 threatened species in natural enclosures 


www.zoodessables.fr

Go-Karting

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(10 mins away) 

The kids (or indeed the big boys and girls) can be the next Lewis Hamilton and race each other around this exciting and challenging track.  It's been approved by the French Federation of Sports Automobile and is great fun - 


www.vendeekart.fr

Ball Park & Play Centre

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(30 mins away) 

An indoor, air-conditioned adventure playground designed on an African theme. There are two separate play areas: one for the under 3 year olds and one for the 4 - 12 years old. The play centre features slides, ball pools, rope bridges, a toboggan run, a climbing frame, electric cars and inflatables - www.royalkids.fr

Family adventure/play park

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(30 mins away)  

Just 5 minutes from sandy beaches,the wonderful family adventure/play park is set amongst the forest and offers something for all ages from inflatable slides and castles to pedal karts, electric quads, trampolines, mini-golf, roundabouts and slides plus much more!

Parc des Dunes

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(50 mins away) 

With over 38 different activities for the children to play on, the kids are bound to find a favourite! The kids will thoroughly enjoy everything on offer especially the water slides, trampolines(fully enclosed) and toboggan rides. A very safe, clean and friendly environment and lots of under cover shaded picnic areas 

www.parc-des-dunes.com

Quad biking& buggy

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(10 mins away) 

Great fun exploring the beautiful French country side,  forests and the 'Marais Poitevin'.
Come and discover quad biking and buggy with family or friends on private land and hiking in the Poitevin marshes under the watchful eye of our state qualified instructors

 

www.quad-evasion85.fr

Cycle rail on tracks

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(1 hr 30 mins away) 

This is a great chance for the entire family to have some quality time together taking in the beautiful countryside, and wildlife whilst enjoying a picnic. The cycle cars are designed for either 4 or 5 people each and run along an amazing 10km stretch of former railway line (of course you don’t have to do it all!) 

www.velorail-vendee.fr

Tennis

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(In the village)

 A great chance to have your own family tournament at the local village tennis court.  We supply the tennis rackets and balls too so the whole family really can have fun this holiday!

Horse Riding

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 (5 mins away) 

A wonderful memory for all ages. Local equestrian centres offer a variety of rides from forest walks, beach front fun or pony rides in the paddock.


www.clubhippiquedesalizes.fr

Aquarium La Rochelle

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(45 mins away) 

This is a 2 hour journey into the depth of the ocean – our kids just loved it here. There were over 10,000 Atlantic, Mediterranean and Tropical species to view in an amazing 3 million litres of water. The huge shark aquarium with 20 different species was amazing. An excellent day out.- www.aquarium-larochelle.com

Local restaurants

Spa Treatments - (5 - 10 mins away) Take some much need time out and visit one of the many beauty sp

(from 2 mins away) 

One of the pleasures of holidaying in France and, in particular the Vendée region, is dining at the fabulous restaurants and sampling the various dishes on offer. There is a wide range of restaurants that cater for families with children and 'just for the grown-ups' - we offer baby-sitting too!

Spa Treatments

Spa Treatments - (5 - 10 mins away) Take some much need time out and visit one of the many beauty sp

(5 - 10 mins away) 

Take some much need time out and visit one of the many beauty spa's for a real treat this holiday. Now that's a holiday! 

Ile de Ré

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 (1hr 15mins away)​ 

This exquisite island with lots of wonderful chic boutiques, bars/cafes and restaurants lies just off La Rochelle and has a 90km network of cycle paths linking all the villages, passing through pine forests, vineyards, nature reserves and salt marches.

Tropical Gardens of Court d'Aron

Tropical Gardens of Court d'Aron

(15 mins away)  

Stunning collection of botanical gardens from all five continents of the world - www.parcfloraldelacourtdaron.com

Châteaux, Castles & Churches

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Visit the beautiful historic chateaux of the region, castles and the typically French Plantagenet-style churches. Many are set in stunning manicured grounds.

Hot-air ballooning

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 (1 hr 45 mins away) 

Montgolfiere du Bocage can offer to arrange individual flights starting near your holiday property. Ideal for a special celebration and a great way to see the beautiful countryside & coast​.-


www.hot-air-balloon-rides.eu

Excellent golf courses

golf

(40 mins away) 

France is one of Europe's most popular golfing holiday destinations. It has over 25 of the Top 100 golf courses in Europe - and many golfers are now choosing to play in France rather than the traditional Spanish golf resorts. French golf courses are of an exceptionally high standard, are competitive and are well managed. We have 5 course within easy reach!

www.vendee-guide.co.uk/golf-in-the-vendee.htm