The Bouil beach in Longeville-sur-Mer

Longeville-sur-Mer, on the Atlantic coast of the Vendée, is a popular destination for holidaymakers seeking relaxation and outdoor activities. The pearl of this small commune is undoubtedly the Bouil beach at Longeville-sur-Mer, an expanse of golden sand stretching along majestic dunes and offering an idyllic setting for days out with family or friends. Here’s everything you need to know about Le Bouil beach.

Where is the Bouil beach in Longeville-sur-Mer?

Le Bouil beach is located in southern Vendée, on the west coast of France. It’s part of the commune of Longeville-sur-Mer, known for its magnificent beaches and unspoilt natural landscapes. This region is easily accessible by car via the D949 and D105 departmental roads. For those who prefer public transport, bus routes also serve Longeville-sur-Mer from Les Sables-d’Olonne and La Roche-sur-Yon.

Features of Le Bouil beach

The exceptional natural setting of the Bouil beach

Le Bouil beach is renowned for its natural beauty. Bordered by sand dunes and small forests, it offers the perfect landscape for walks or picnics. Strolling along the beach, you can admire the diversity of the local flora and enjoy a soothing setting far from the urban hustle and bustle.

Something for everyone

Whether you’re a water sports enthusiast or simply prefer to relax in the sun, Le Bouil beach has something for everyone. Here are just a few of the popular water sports available on this beach:

  • Surf room
  • Kite-surfing
  • Stand-up paddle
  • Fishing on foot
  • Beach volleyball

Where to swim in Longeville-sur-Mer?

Longeville-sur-Mer offers several options for bathing enthusiasts. In addition to the Bouil beach, here are a few other beaches to discover:

  • Plage des Conches: Just a few kilometers from Plage du Bouil, Plage des Conches is another popular option. Its fine sand and moderate waves make it ideal for families with children. What’s more, the Conches beach is supervised in summer, offering safe swimming.
  • Plage du Sauveterre: Located close to the Longeville state forest, Plage du Sauveterre is less crowded and offers a rare tranquillity. It’s the perfect place for those looking for a beautiful escape away from the crowds. Here, you can also enjoy long walks or bike rides on the many footpaths.

Enjoy the surrounding area: dunes, forests and more

Apart from the beaches, Longeville-sur-Mer and the surrounding area offer many opportunities for escape and exploration. The diversity of our landscapes offers a wide range of pleasures, from natural discoveries to outdoor activities.

Explore the nearby dunes and forests

The surrounding dunes, with their varied vegetation, are perfect for hiking and cycling. Nature lovers will be delighted by the wealth of local flora and fauna. The Longeville state forest is also a haven of peace where you can recharge your batteries while enjoying the benefits of nature.

Other outdoor activities

Longeville-sur-Mer and the surrounding area offer a wide range of outdoor activities:

  • Horseback riding
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Hiking circuit
  • Birdwatching in the marshes

Catering options and on-site services

Spending a day at the beach often makes you hungry! Fortunately, Le Bouil beach and the surrounding area are full of dining options to satisfy every taste.

There are several snack bars and small restaurants where you can enjoy fresh local produce. Picnic areas are also available for those who prefer to bring their own meals and eat al fresco. These areas are ideal for spending time with family and friends, while enjoying the magnificent surroundings.

Local markets and Vendée gastronomy

To discover regional flavors, don’t miss the local markets. They offer a multitude of typically Vendée products such as seafood, artisan breads, local cheeses and more. Buying directly from producers not only supports the local economy, but also allows you to enjoy high-quality products.

The 3-star La Frétille campsite in Longeville-sur-Mer

To extend your stay and make the most of the region, the 3-star La Frétille campsite in Longeville-sur-Mer is an excellent accommodation option. Located not far from Le Bouil beach, this campsite combines friendliness and comfort to offer holidaymakers an unforgettable seaside experience.

Campsite facilities

Camping La Frétille offers a variety of facilities to ensure a pleasant stay:

  • Heated swimming pool
  • Playground for children
  • Snack bar and grocery store
  • Bicycle rental
  • Jacuzzi area

Types of accommodation

Suitable for all budgets, our Longeville-sur-Mer campsite offers a range of accommodation options:

  • Comfortable mobile homes
  • Furnished tents
  • Pitches for caravans and motor homes

Activities available on the campsite

Take advantage of the many activities on offer at the campsite to make your stay even more entertaining:

  • Theme evenings
  • Sports competitions
  • Creative workshops
  • Organized hikes
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