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Sports activities in Charente-Maritime

The joys of water sports on the Ile d’Oléron

In addition to our close proximity to a water park and spa where you can relax on the Ile d’Oléron, our campsite is located in an area offering a host of water sports and outdoor activities, which we invite you to discover.

Surfing with Take Off, Surfari and Oleron Surf Club

The joys and values of surfing in a natural setting with our partners :

Introductory and advanced surfing lessons, courses and equipment rental on the legendary waves of Les Allassins, Vert Bois and Grand-Village Plage.

Paddle and canoe with Oleron SUP – Stand Up Paddle and Liberté-Oléron-Canoë

Discover the history and heritage of the Ile d’Oléron in a fun way, while preserving nature from mass tourism. These are the objectives of our partners, true professionals with diplomas and teaching skills, who offer NATURE ZEN walks through nature reserves such as the Moëze-Oléron Nature Reserve and sites of exceptional biodiversity.

Learn, smell the flora (Aster maritime, Obione, Salicorne, Absinthe, Soude…), observe and listen to the fauna (Aigrette garzelle, Héron cendré, Cisticole…) with family or friends.

A natural voyage along the water, respecting the landscapes of the Ile de l’Oléron, freely or accompanied: Canoe, Kayak quatro, kayak duo or kayak solo, Paddle, Canoe – Kayak – Electric boat.

Liberté Oleron-canoe

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Kayaking with Island Kayak

A kayak trip with an instructor guide from Island kayak Oléron . Accessible to all, Ludovic takes you out to sea, through channels and marshes, to discover a different vision of the coastline.

In a single-seater or two-seater sit-on-top kayak, stable and comfortable, come and share an unforgettable moment.

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Play golf on vacation

Located in the commune of Saint-Pierre-d’Oléron, a 14-minute drive from your Vert Bois campsite, the Oléron municipal golf course faces Fort Boyard and the Ile d’Aix.

In an exceptional setting along the ocean and dunes of the east coast, this approved 9-hole golf course is a veritable showcase of greenery and calm. It is one of the very few golf courses in France where the seaside is part of the playing field. The Oléron golf course faces the ocean for around 2 km, between Boyardville and the Arceau channel.

Created in 1987, this course is fully integrated into the environment and is a 100% natural golf course. No earthworks were carried out for this equipment.

Open all year round, the Oléron golf course covers some 30 hectares. In addition to its 9-hole sanctioned course, it also boasts a 6-hole training course and a 25-place driving range. Two facilities where beginners can learn the sport. You can also take individual or group lessons, supervised by a state-qualified teacher. Training courses are also regularly organized. Finally, the Oléron golf course has a clubhouse and a specialized store. Attractive prices.

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Hiking on the Ile d’Oléron for a day in the heart of nature

At the reception desk, you’ll find a booklet of signposted walks in the forest and along our typical coastline, alternating between fields, vineyards and salt marshes.

We provide self-service maps of the 160 km of cycle paths on the Ile d’Oléron. Access to the beaches is easy, making it ideal for discovering the diversity of Oleron’s landscapes at any age.

The campsite reception is also at your disposal for more information and to help you find the nugget of well-being: forest baths, outdoor yoga in the forest or on the beach, long-distance or sea walks, horseback riding, seafront walks, discovery of endemic species, initiation to the healing, aromatic and edible plants of Oleron.

Discover the fish locks and Fort Royer, the open sea and coastal walks for pleasure and fishing.

Le P tit Train de Saint Trojan from the Maumusson inlet

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Our partners for your activities

At any time of year, take the time to get away from it all on the Ile d’Oléron and the surrounding area.

Whatever your tastes or preferences in activities, you’ll find what you’re looking for among our partners at “special partner” rates or even free of charge:

Before your arrival at Camping Le Maine, reserve your bike and have it delivered to you. Adult and child bikes, classic or electric, baby trailer or seat, pet trailer, follower… with our partner Bik’Elect I Bike rental and repair in Oléron.

During the day or in the evening, enjoy the beautiful light of the day, or the sunset in the evening, at the Pointe de Maumusson, the southernmost point of the Ile d’Oléron. A completely natural and wild setting, accessible on foot or with the emblematic Petit Train de Saint Trojan.

You can also check out events such as the evening walks with musical entertainment Les trains du soleil couchant (Sunset Trains).

Festivals, concerts and shows at the Théâtre d’Ardoise, a unique and exceptional venue that brings together creativity, the talent of internationally renowned artists, friendship and the love of an island, while combining the discovery of its oyster producers, winemakers, market gardeners, beekeepers, fisheries and canneries with the island’s organic approach.

The Musée de l’ile d’Oléron is the perfect introduction to thehistory of Oleron’s heritage and traditions, with a collection of over 500 typical objects from prehistoric times to the present day.

Bike ride to the citadel of Chateau d'Oleron
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Le Port des Salines de Grand Village Plage
Guy RASKIN – île d’Oléron Marennes Tourisme

The Port des Salines eco-museum, with its boat, pony and donkey rides, is a fun way to discover themed exhibits and the workings of a salt marsh, from the harvesting of salt to its use and trade from the Ile d’Oléron. A film presents salt farming, the creation of the site and the different seasons of the marsh. In the middle of the salt marshes, come and discover an unusual profession: the salt worker, and all the mysteries of the “white gold”, with Corinne and the whole team. The Ile d’Oléron Salorge

The Maison éco-paysanne at Grand-Village Plage is a journey through traditional housing, sustainable architecture and eco-citizenship, giving a new lease of life to the ecological housing of yesterday and today.

An Échappées Natures site, Le Marais aux oiseaux is an educational discovery site dedicated to the animal species of the Ile d’Oléron, but it’s also a year-round reception center for wild animals in distress, from the moment they’re discovered to the moment they return to freedom: 52% of the animals received at the rescue center regained their freedom in 2023. See their events

Loving animals, learning and sharing with them, enjoying animal parks in and around Oléron Le Parc des Myocastors, Le Zoo de la Palmyre, and L’Aquarium de la Rochelle

Open all year round, the iléo aquatic center, just 6 minutes from Le Maine campsite, offers many ways to have a great time:

  • with a 25-metre sports pool and cardio/fitness area
  • playful moments with a dedicated pool, a paddling pool, a giant indoor slide and an exceptional outdoor water park for the summer season
  • Wellness area: steam room, sauna, spa, hydromassage showers, solarium

Thalasso and spa Ile d’Oléron, a wellness program with relaxing massages, rituals with essential oils, expert beauty care or marine spa care, a personal program with sea view. An inner journey in an exceptional natural outdoor setting!

All the entertainment, cultural and sporting events on :

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