Saint Jean de Monts is a renowned coastal resort in the Vendée with so much to offer :
an 8 km stretch of sandy beach
a watersports centre (windsurfing, land yachting, surfing, kayaking etc...)
an 18-hole golf course offering a stunning view over the ocean
and a spa centre where you can indulge in a moment of pure relaxation !
Saint Jean de Monts offers a wide range of sports and leisure activities to enjoy in its five huge open spaces (sea, beach, dunes, forest, marshes) and its amenities : orientation trail, geocaching, forest walks, treetop trekking, tennis, archery tag, laser game, archery...
For food lovers, there is a daily covered market (every day from April to September) selling fish, seafood, Challans chicken and duck, fruits and vegetables, bread, pastries, cheese and dairy products.
Pays de Saint Jean de Monts, simple pleasures in its five natural surroundings :
Family cycle rides, on the look-out for a deer or squirrel in the Pays de Monts forest
The pleasure of cooking your catch at Pont d’Yeu, a remarkable natural site
Discover local produce and recipes: frogs’ legs, eels and traditional specialities such as rata de margates, fion and gralaïe
The spectacular light over magical marshland at Le Perrier
Camping*** Le Rivage is ideally located for exploring the Vendée.
The campsite is located only 15 minutes from Noirmoutier, which you can reach via a bridge. This small "island" has plenty to offer : salt marshes, beaches and watersports as well as picture postcard scenery and typical villages. Oysters, mussels and clams are also part of the daily life on the island... A definite must-see !
Also not to be missed :
A trip to the island of Yeu : the embarcation point is located 15 minutes from the campsite. You can explore this wild island by bike; you will need a whole day to see all there is to see
Puy du Fou was awarded the « Best Park in the World ». Amazing shows and fabulous decor which will take you back in time. You will need a whole day to visit the park.
The Tourist Information Centre can offer you advice and information in English throughout the season. Don't hesitate to pop in and pick up a programme of events taking place nearby.
We hope you have a great holiday in the Vendée !