L’Épine, the perfect holiday destination!
If you’re staying in Noirmoutier, the beauty spot of the Vendée, make sure to visit L’Épine, your perfect summer home. Similar to nearby Barbâtre and Noirmoutier-en-l'Île, which you may already have had the chance to visit, L’Épine boasts a breathtaking location between the salt marshes and the ocean which is one of the reasons why it is so popular with families and couples seeking a romantic getaway. And, how is it possible to refuse a holiday at the ocean and the sweet fragrance of mimosa, sea air and pine trees?
At a Sandaya campsite, you will find everything you need to ensure you enjoy a great holiday! There's something for everyone thanks to the water parks with heated swimming pool, classic and quirky accommodation, and the activities and services on offer. The best campsite experience awaits you at Sandaya!
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Visit L’Épine with the family
What is the family activity in Noirmoutier that delights children as well as those who are still children at heart? Shore fishing! With your boots and nets at the ready, make your way to one of L’Épine's picturesque beaches for a thrilling outdoor activity that will teach your little ones the importance of observing and respecting nature. It's a fun and educational experience!
But that's not all there is to do on your family holiday in the Vendée. It's entirely up to you! Explore the fascinating salt marshes and learn all there is to know about the white gold, hop on a quaint little train or a charming horse-drawn-bus for a unique ride, embark on a boat trip or even venture across the Passage du Gois at low tide (remember to check the tide timetable). The choices are endless on this enchanting piece of land, ensuring that you will find activities perfectly suited to your family's interests and preferences.
Visit L’Épine as a couple
As soon as you set foot in Noirmoutier, it's time to unwind and enjoy the company of your loved ones! With a wealth of 25 beaches and coves, it's easy for lovebirds to find THE perfect spot where they can gaze into each other’s eyes
"Quand on partait de bon matin, quand on partait sur les chemins à bicyclette": this song by Yves Montand will be your travel companion during your romantic stay on the “mimosa island”. And rightfully so since the best way to explore the island is by bike! Follow one of the numerous cycle paths with your other half. Every pedal stroke will reveal breathtaking vistas, from the salt marshes to the sandy beaches, including picturesque villages.
Camping L’Épine: our handy tips for a successful stay
Noirmoutier in spring is not the same as it is in autumn or summer: each season has its own unique atmosphere. The perfect reason to visit time and time again!
It is not possible to talk about Noirmoutier without mentioning the Passage du Gois, a route that magically appears and disappears following the tides. This extraordinary natural phenomenon should be seen at least once in a lifetime.
And, if the weather is not in your favour, no worries! There is plenty to do if it rains: museum, shows or even a gourmet experience around a regional speciality. That’s right, it does count as an activity!
Did you know? The Bonnotte potato grown on the island is one of the most delicious in the world. Be sure to try it at every opportunity!