Hourtin and Carcans share the biggest natural freshwater lake in France. Hourtin Port offers monitored beaches, children island, fishing, boat rental, sailing, surfing,...
5 min walk
Canoeing kayaking, windsurfing, stand-up-paddle, paddle boats
Iles au enfants & its playground
perfect for walking, cycling, fishing and picknicking on the water’s edge
has many activities on offer for children and admission is free.
Fishing & sailing
licenses can be bought at the Port
in the apartment you will find brochures
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"Le Port" offers home ice cream, cocktail bars, coffee bars, oven-baked pizza, a bakery, a small grocery shop and entertainment.
Known for its great wines, such as Saint-Estèphe, Margaux, Saint-Émilion, Pomerol and Sauternes, the Bordeaux vineyard contains of 117,200 hectares of vines, 8,000 châteaux and nearly 10,000 wine-growers. or
Many wine estates open to the public offer cellar tours and tastings, i.e. Châteaux Siran, Margaux, Lanessan, Mouton Rothschild, Lafite Rothschild and Loudenne. Detailed information is available in the houses.
The charming medieval town, is a delight for lovers of old buildings and great views. As for food-lovers and gourmets, they can enjoy a grand cru-rated wine or delicious macaroons.
is above all a surfing destination:
riding a wave, sea kayaking, kite surfing... There is a big variety of schools offering courses of all different kind of sports and age
Lacanau is also a golfer's paradise. Between lake and ocean, there is a very high quality golfing centre, nestling at the heart of 80 hectares of pine forest.
In Lacanau Océan you’ll find most of the shops and restaurants. In the evening the resort comes alive and the family beach transforms to a place for fans of nightlife, cocktail bars and casino.
Famous for its oysters and its upscale resorts, such as Arcachon and Le Cap-Ferret, this little inland sea, open to the ocean, is also known for its exceptional natural heritage and the famous Dune of Pilat.
Secluded, laid-back and authentic, the French oyster capital is a haven for seaside sophistication. It is really worth the trip!
Cycling is a way of live in Hourtin.
A network of 150km cycling tracks links the three resorts of Lacanau, Carcans-Maubuisson and Hourtin.
On request you can use two adult bikes
Renting: 5 min walk, 108 Avenue du Lac
Tel : +33(0)5 56 09 69 60
The Lake and the Atlantic Ocean at Hourtin benefits from regular afthernoon thermic winds
Kite zone & School in Hourtin:
kitezone-school.com, 14 rue Buffon,
Tel: +33(0)6 37 58 48 07
Mini-golf, Skate Park & Tennis
All situated at back entrance of the main parking at Hourtin Port, Avenue du Lac, 5 min walk
We recommend the Food Market at Hourtin Bourg: enjoy fresh Oysters with a glas of wine every Tue, Thu and Sat morning
in the forest or the lake and courses any age at any level. You can share a moment with your childeren, as part of a try-out or a ride along the Lake. Also horse shows, gold digging, Western bar & restaurant.
180 Chemin de Becassine, +33(0)5 56 09 10 60
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Hourtin is a privileged place characterized by wide open spaces and a attractive natural environment.
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