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 you the choice between 5 beautiful beaches of fine sand: that of the Bureau, very lively and lined with beach clubs and welcoming terraces; that of Nauzan, also very family-oriented and well sheltered in its conch; that of the Platin, near the Devil's Bridge, for lovers of wild nature and wide open spaces; the small cove of Concié for those who want an intimate setting and tranquility; or the long beach of the Grande Côte, a paradise for lovers of aquatic and nautical leisure activities that has nothing to envy to the beaches of Nouvelle Aquitaine.

The coastline and the "sentier des Douaniers

From the Bureau beach to the Grande Côte beach, the Customs Officers' Trail invites you to walk along the Saint-Palais-sur-Mer coastline, discovering the "carrelets sur pilotis", the Belle Époque architecture and geological curiosities such as the Devil's Bridge or the Auture well. The Maison des Douanes (Customs House) offers you to extend your discovery of the site through fascinating exhibitions. The coastal path then continues, allowing hiking enthusiasts to continue their walk towards Royan or in 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 covered market of Saint-Palais-sur-Mer is also a must to taste the fresh and local products of the sea and the soil. The streets of the city are also animated by the colorful stalls of the traditional market in the morning, and the night markets in the evening on the sea front.

In the surroundings, many visits are waiting for you between Vaux sur Mer, Royan atlantique, Saint Sulpice or Mathes La Palmyre in Poitou Charentes region. You will also quickly reach the estuary of the Gironde.