Nautical sensations

From the call of the high seas to the pleasure of being on the water!

Whether you are an athlete or a romantic, in search of thrills or an amateur of relaxation, your holiday in Arcachon reserves a thousand activities to experience and share at sea.

Along the length of the 80 km of tranquil, secluded coastline on the Bay of Arcachon, water sports are intense and varied throughout the year, they can be practised alone or with friends and family.


On the agenda: canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle routes, depending on the tides, sailing on a catamaran off shore, getaways on jet skis, escapades on sailing boats, initiation and sailing or dinghy courses, the pleasure of a surfing or windsurfing lesson, thrills on wakeboards, lively take-offs on kitesurfs, adrenaline with tubing … there’s something for everyone.

With 7 kilometres of fine sandy beaches bordered by warm shallow waters, Arcachon is undisputedly a water sports paradise. In addition to its exceptional landscapes, this destination is ideal for testing new sports which are accessible to all and discovering the sensations provided by the ocean.

Can you hear the irresistible call of the ocean? Then wait no longer and dive in!

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