Courant d'Huchet Nature Reserve
Messanges, the ideal holiday destination!
In Messanges, in the southern Landes, nothing seems to be missing from the holiday programme. This sought-after seaside resort on the Côte d’Argent has everything you need to get far away from it all. Offering a coastline where the beaches stretch for 5km; a lush forest ideal for exploring on foot, on horseback or by bike; and two small lakes with remarkable flora and fauna... the picture could hardly be prettier! And, for the icing on the cake, this is where your Sandaya campsite is waiting to welcome you to its exceptional natural setting.
Right next to the Landes lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by glorious greenery, there’s nowhere better to replenish your inner vitality. For families, the spacious mobile homes are perfect for recharging the batteries after a day rich in activities. As for our camping pitches, they’ll delight all fans of camping in the heart of nature! In addition to all the entertainment and activities on offer, you’ll also be able to enjoy the water park and its children’s play areas for a wonderfully refreshing moment. Roll on summer!
Visit Messanges with the family
The most essential item for your camping holiday in Messanges? Your swimsuit! The immense golden beaches will quickly become your kids’ favourite playground. Make the most of them to try your hand at a range of board sports with all the family: surfing, bodyboarding, SUP... All the beaches are lifeguarded to guarantee your safety.
And for those who prefer oceans of greenery, grab your bike and follow the well-marked trails through the Landes de Gascogne forest. A veritable green lung for the resort, it covers ¾ of the surrounding area! Continue pedalling all the way to Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains, Messanges’ pretty neighbour, and let the Port d’Albret Marine Lake offer the perfect end to your trip!
Visit Messanges as a couple
Whether you prefer beach, lake or forest, relaxation will always be part and parcel of your camping holiday in Messanges, your constant companion on all your romantic excursions together! Amongst the innumerable itineraries ready to whisk you far away from the everyday, we suggest exploring the one poetically named “Discovering the lost Adour”, along the banks of the Moïsan pond.
On foot or by bike, this 4km circular route will take you right around the lake and offers an opportunity to observe its rich natural heritage. Here, deep in the heart of its unspoilt landscape, all is peace and serenity! You enjoyed the excursion? Then why not continue in the same vein and explore the La Prade pond, a small lake to the north of Messanges.
Camping Messanges: our handy tips for a successful stay
In summer, the town of Messanges welcomes the traditional “sardinades” and its evening markets should definitely not be missed!
Make the most of your visit to sample the famous Messanges “sand wine”, the local nectar everyone is crazy about!
For a journey to the heart of Amazonia, take a trip down the Courant d’Huchet at Soustons aboard a traditional flat-bottomed gabarre!
The Landes villages around Messanges are all totally charming: take time out to visit Moliets-et-Maa, Seignosse or Hossegor!