saint palais sur mer

Saint Palais sur Mer

Our campsite in Saint Palais sur Mer is located near the beach of the Grande Côte, 2.5km from the city center of Saint Palais sur Mer facing the Atlantic Ocean.

The seaside resort of Saint-Palais-sur-Mer is an ideal destination for relaxation, visits and outdoor activities in the Charente Maritime department. Between the conviviality of its summer festivities, the elegance of its Belle Époque villas, the charm of its "carrelets" and the beauty of its beaches, St Palais sur Mer has something to seduce vacationers of all ages. 

The beaches of Saint-Palais-sur-Mer

The resort offers a choice of 5 fine sandy beaches: the lively Bureau beach, lined with beach clubs and inviting terraces; the Nauzan beach, also very family-friendly and well sheltered in its conch; the Platin beach, near the Devil's Bridge, for lovers of wild nature and wide-open spaces; the small Concié cove, for those looking for an intimate, tranquil setting; or the long Grande Côte beach, a paradise for water sports enthusiasts that has nothing to envy the beaches of the Nouvelle Aquitaine region.

The coastline and the "sentier des Douaniers

From the Plage du Bureau to the Plage de la Grande Côte, the sentier des Douaniers invites you to walk along the Saint-Palais-sur-Mer coastline, discovering carrelets on stilts, Belle Époque residences and geological curiosities such as the Pont du Diable and the puits de l'Auture. The Maison des Douanes (Customs House) invites you to extend your discovery of the site through fascinating exhibitions. The coastal path then continues, allowing hikers to continue their walk towards Royan or into the Coubre forest.

Activities in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer

Saint-Palais is a destination that will delight the whole family for its wide choice of activities. In addition to lazing around and playing beach games, there is a wide range of water sports and coastal activities to discover: paddle, sea kayaking, sand yachting, or surfcasting at the end of the day. A network of paths is specially marked for horseback riding. In the very heart of Saint-Palais-sur-Mer lies the beautiful lake of the Raymond Vignes park, ideal for fishing, sailing and walking. There is no shortage of cultural visits and heritage discoveries in Saint-Palais. To discover the surroundings in a unique way, go to the top of the old bell tower after admiring its contemporary art collections! In the calm of the forest, surrounded by marshes, the village of Saint-Augustin will finally delight nature and tranquility lovers with its charm and authenticity.

A lively destination

In summer, the atmosphere is festive in the resort of Saint Palais sur Mer, from the terraces of the bars and restaurants to the discotheque for the latecomers. Street festivals, fireworks and concerts are numerous in season to entertain holidaymakers from all walks of life. In July and August, a theme is addressed each week: magic, circus, street entertainment ... In July, the festival "Saint-Palais Parade" is an opportunity to admire sounds and lights and to attend various street art shows.

The Saint-Palais-sur-Mer covered market is also a must for sampling fresh, local seafood and local produce. The town's streets also come alive with the colorful stalls of the traditional market in the mornings, and the night markets on the seafront in the evenings.

In the surrounding area, numerous visits await you, including Vaux sur Mer, Royan atlantique, Saint Sulpice or Mathes La Palmyre in the Poitou Charentes region. The Gironde estuary is also within easy reach.