Saint-Jean-de-Monts, the ideal holiday destination!
On the Côte de Lumière in the Vendée, the seaside resort of Saint-Jean-de-Monts is unbeatable when it comes to summer holidays. With its beaches stretching for 8km, its 500 hectares of forest and its 26km of cycle tracks, from youngest to oldest no-one will ever run short of activities to enjoy. Add to that its very special location close to the island of Noirmoutier and Île d’Yeu and it becomes totally irresistible. What more could you ask for?
For a proper rest after a day rich in activities, opt for a glamping stay at one of our Sandaya campsites in the Vendée. Ideal for getting really close to nature whilst enjoying comfortable well-equipped accommodation. And, as an alternative to the ocean, you’ll also be able to make the most of the water park with swimming pools and waterslides, heaven for the kids. Then, for the rest of the time, why not join in our sports lessons or our fun family entertainment?
Visit Saint-Jean-de-Monts with the family
In addition to its endless beaches bathed by the Atlantic Ocean, Saint-Jean-de-Monts has a host of other advantages certain to delight the children. If you’re heading off with up-and-coming adventurers, don’t miss a trip to Explora Parc in the heart of the Pays de Monts state forest. Tree-climbing trails, archery or laser tag, so many fun activities to guarantee a fabulous day with all the family!
And to find out all you ever wanted to know about the biodiversity of the Vendée coast, head for Biotopia at Notre-Dame-des-Monts. Exhibitions, fun activities and 3D experiences, the children will learn so much whilst simply having fun! End your visit with a stroll through the arboretum and see how many of the various local species you can recognise.
Visit Saint-Jean-de-Monts as a couple
Although the beaches of Saint-Jean-de-Monts have plenty of idyllic little corners for you to spread your towel, you might prefer the more intimate ambiance of the vast Vendée-Breton marshes. Only a few minutes from the centre of Saint-Jean-de-Monts, treat yourself to a romantic trip along the “Salt Road” in Sallertaine, aboard a canoe or on the cycle tracks that cut across the marshes.
It’s also the ideal opportunity to stop off in Le Daviaud, an eco-museum that will lead you on a voyage of discovery as you explore this vast natural area and get to know its people. With some 800m² of exhibitions, it offers an immersive visitor trail comprising demonstrations, activities and a chance to meet the folk of the marshlands. You’ll soon know all there is to know about the Pays de Monts!
Camping Saint-Jean-de-Monts: our handy tips for a successful stay
For a truly delightful view of Saint-Jean-de-Monts, take a stroll along the pier that stretches for 400 metres!
Golf-lovers? The golf course at Saint-Jean-de-Monts meanders between forest and ocean to offer a series of breathtaking panoramas!
Fancy a family visit that’s totally out of the ordinary? Explore the strange Jardin du Vent; the aptly named “garden of the wind” in Notre-Dame-de-Monts is as unusual as it is educational!
Discover “Comme un Air d’Aventures”, a family walk that includes a series of fun challenges for an even more entertaining way to learn about the forest!