Courant d'Huchet Nature Reserve
Lake Léon, a must-visit during your holiday!
It’s hardly surprising that the Landes attracts all who love camping. With lakes, forest and ocean as far as the eye can see, you’ll truly be able to reconnect with nature, so good for both body and mind! When camping with Sandaya near Lake Léon, one of the largest of the Landes lakes, the natural world awaits with open arms. Bathing, walking and fascinating discoveries... Our campsite offers the very best the Landes has to offer for a stay that’s certain to be utterly unforgettable.
In a very special natural setting on the shores of Lake Léon, enjoy all the advantages of the campsite: giant water park with waterslides for the kids, sports grounds for the whole family, luxury services right at your finger tips... Don’t wait to discover your future cottage, fully-equipped with every comfort, or your tree-planted camping pitch, and get ready to join us on the Atlantic coast this summer!
Visit Lake Léon with the family
A family-friendly campsite equipped with all you could want, that carefree summer holiday feeling and a large lake for a whole host of activities... Not a bad programme for your next family stay with Sandaya! Although it only takes a few minutes to reach the ocean, the kids will no doubt prefer splashing on the beaches of Lake Léon. Its calm, warm, shallow water makes it the ideal spot for bathing!
And to crown it all, Lake Léon is the favourite haunt of watersports lovers. A trip by pedal-boat, a tour of the lake by canoe or a lesson to try your hand at SUP, take your pick and let your adventure out on the water begin!
Visit Lake Léon as a couple
Not only offering a delightful break together, just the two of you, your stay on the shores of Lake Léon also means a chance to totally switch off from everyday life. Here nature rules, so forget the car, discovering Lake Léon’s sublime landscapes is always so much better when cycling or walking!
An unmissable trip to add to your holiday notebook, explore the Courant d’Huchet and its nature reserve, right next to the lake. Follow the waymarked footpaths through the heart of its lush vegetation or jump aboard a traditional flat-bottomed “galupe”. Let the boatmen of the Courant d’Huchet guide you as they reveal all the secrets of this “Amazon of the Landes”, an incredible sanctuary with captivating scenery.
Camping Lake Léon: our handy tips for a successful stay
On the lakeshore, the Maison de la Réserve visitor centre offers guided visits along with a permanent exhibition about local biodiversity.
Love fishing? Make Lake Léon your new favourite spot and your basket will soon be full of pike, perch, eels or mullet!
Around the lake you’ll find plenty of play and picnic areas equipped with all you need to spend a whole day with the family!
On the Moliets-et-Maâ beach, admire the mouth of the Courant d’Huchet as it winds its way through the forest and between the dunes to the sea!