Courant d'Huchet Nature Reserve
Mimizan, the ideal holiday destination!
If you’ve chosen the Landes for the exceptional diversity of its scenery, the seaside resort of Mimizan will grant your every wish for new horizons away from it all. Lying in the heart of the Landes de Gascogne forest, it’s edged by 10km of golden beaches to the west and the Aureilhan-Mimizan lake to the east. There are so many possibilities to keep you happy all day long!
Northern or southern Landes, you’ll have a truly royal choice of 4 and 5 star Sandaya campsites. And for your holiday on the ocean shore, we’ve thought of everything: a very special natural setting to recharge the batteries, a great range of accommodation in a mobile home or on a camping pitch, free entertainment for everyone and every age, and, above all, a water park with swimming pools as blue as lagoons. You’ll certainly never be a fish out of water!
Visit Mimizan with the family
When it comes to dunes, forest or lake, the Landes offer an abundance of adventure for the kids. In Mimizan, they’ll truly be spoilt for choice as they work off their overabundant energy!
Unmissable, the immense beaches of the Mimizan coast await for picnics with an ocean view. For a family day out with young children, opt for the Le Courant beach, calm and lifeguarded. Set slightly inland from the ocean it’s perfect for learning to swim! Fancy going green? Head off along the innumerable cycle tracks that wend their way through the Mimizan forest. Far from the hustle and bustle of the town, enjoy the bliss of a deep breath of pure fresh air! As you return to Mimizan itself, stop off to enjoy some freshly-made chouchous, the perfect sweet treat for the holidays.
Visit Mimizan as a couple
In Mimizan you won’t be able to help falling in love with its glorious setting, surrounded by the unspoilt nature of the Landes. And since you’re travelling en tête-à-tête, here’s a little voyage of discovery tailor-made for two!
With the sun high overhead, grab your swimsuits and head off to the Lespecier beach, just south of Mimizan. It’s the wildest in the area! Then set your heading for the Aureilhan Lake and a stroll along its famous “Floral Walk”, heady with scent. Following the lakeshore, this footpath is bordered by no less than 300 varieties of flowering plants: a truly fairy-tale décor. Finally, explore the pedestrianised streets of Mimizan Plage when it’s time for dinner. How about a plate of traditional Landes specialities?
Camping Mimizan: our handy tips for a successful stay
Listed as a world heritage site by Unesco, the Mimizan Priory is more than worth a trip. A visit to its museum never fails to delight all history buffs!
You love hitting a ball? Then make it a date at the Mimizan golf club, a superb course at the edge of the Aureilhan Lake.
Yearning for a unique experience? In Mimizan you’ll have a chance to skim over the lake in a veritable Hawaiian outrigger canoe!
Stop off at the famous Marquèze eco-museum for a journey back in time as you discover the know-how of years gone by!