3 authentic villages, 1 name: Hourtin
Hourtin Port & its lake
Located on the town Hourtin Port , cottages " the Moussaillons " are 200m from the Hourtin Marina. This port has a capacity of about 500 spaces of anchors and emerged in the 80s It opens on the lake, with dream measurements for all water sports lovers : along for 18km 4-5 km long ! A land of incomparable games where enthusiasts frolic boating in all its forms ...
A walk on the pier (400m) give you a remarkable view of the lake and on the beach of the Port ( lifeguard in summer) . The cleanliness of the Port of bathing water beaches have enabled the town to get the European Blue Flag in 2018 . The circumference of the lake is particularly nice to discover through multiple hiking trails and cycle paths , including the visit of the hamlets of Lachanau on the east bank and Piqueyrot on the west bank .
Hourtin Port is also some shops ( supermarket, bakery , bakery, beachwear shop , souvenirs ... ), many bars and restaurants and varied entertainment (concerts, night markets ... ) .
Located 100m from the chalets, l'Île aux enfants : the favorite site of children! Magical place in a vast 10-hectare park, which was built a wooden castle , with playgrounds adapted depending on the age of the children.
Easily accessible by bicycle from "the Moussaillons" cottages, Hourtin Village (about 2500 inhabitants) is located in the heart of the Médoc between the forest, km 2, 5 of the largest natural lake of fresh water from France and the Atlantic ocean.
The town centre with its shops is built around a verdant Central Square dominated by its magnificent Church of the 19th century.
Hourtin village, you will find all the shops (butcher, supermarket and hypermarkets, wine shop, hairdresser, tobacco-press, station service...) and services (banks, post) as well as a multidisciplinary health house (doctors, general practitioners and specialists) with pharmacy.
Throughout the year, every Thursday morning a large market of regional products moved all around the Church. Summer, a coming market (Tuesdays & Saturdays in +) rich in colour which animates the village centre.
Hourtin Plage & the Ocean
Located 10 km from rentals, long sand beaches are protected by their bar of dunes and vast forest of pines. Paradise for lovers of board sports, sunbathing and ocean, Kingdom of sand castles...
Whether you are seeking the tranquillity of a small corner of isolated sand or the security supervised areas, it is the perfect place!
More information about the beaches
Schedules of the tides: PM (full sea) - BM (sea bass)