Continent
Europe
Country
France
Next Big City
La Rochelle
Next Town
La Tremblade
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rescue, Shower, Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
No information
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Very good waves. There are 3 bars of waves with 200m distance.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
June, July, August

The beach is 13km long and 500m wide.

Weather

Spring:
Normal
Summer:
Shorts, Shorty
Fall:
Normal
Winter:
Thick

In this side of France, weather is a little bit fresh but during summer you won't need a wetsuit. During the coldest month (from November to February), water isn't more than 5┬░C.

Wind

Best Months:
No information
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
NW
Main Direction:
No information

The spot is very dangerous with winds stronger than 6-7 Bft. Excellent spot for the Northwest after 4 or 5 o'clock in the afternoon.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Medium walk

Follow roads to La Rochelle, and after Rochefort, Marenne and Royan take the beach road. You'll enter a big forest, and stop at the La Pointe Espagnol parking. Walk some minutes in the sand and climb one dune.

Extra information

Rules
None

Rescue service just during the summer. Not a beginner's spot!

Nightlife

No information