The beaches of Vendée in France extend over 140 kilometers, or more than half of the department's coast. Long stretches of sand, dune area, slight incline to the water, is what the coast of Vendée offers and why it is reputed as a familial destination.
The different beaches in Vendée extend along the Atlantic Ocean between the beaches of Charente Maritime to the south and the beaches of Loire Atlantique to the north. Two islands can be found off the coasts of Vendée. The first is Ile de Noirmoutier which is bigger than the second island, Ile d'Yeu.
If you are looking for large sandy beaches, Vendée is the right place! The most important seaside resorts in Vendée are: Brétignolles sur Mer (13 km of beaches), La Tranche sur Mer (13 km of sand), les Sables d'Olonne with its Grande-Plage and Saint Jean de Monts.
From the sporty side of the beach, we can practice sand yachting, kitesurfing, surfing (at Ile d'Yeu Brétignolles sur Mer, Olonne sur Mer, Jard sur Mer, Longeville sur Mer, La Tranche sur Mer), kayak, or windsurfing.
The seaside resort of Saint Jean de Monts in the Vendée offers 8 km of beaches. The resort is in a very green environment with the presence of a large forest, marshes and numerous trails for walking or hiking.More details
The seaside resort of Les Sables d'Olonne, located in the Vendée department less than 100 km from La Rochelle on the Coast of Light, is one of the busiest resorts in the Pays de la Loire.More details
La Faute sur Mer is the southernmost resort of the Vendée. It is located in the Sea of Pertuis facing the island of Ré, near the Baie de l'Aiguillon and the beaches of Charente-Maritime.More details
Aiguillon sur Mer marks the entrance into the department of Vendée. Recognised for its nature reserve of the Baie de l'Aiguillon which is integrated into the Marais Poitevin.More details
The seaside destination of La Tranche sur Mer is located at the doors of Charente-Maritime, facing Ile de Ré, between La Faute sur Mer and Longeville sur Mer in Vendée in France.More details
The small seaside resort of Brétignolles-sur-Mer is located in the department of Vendee, on the coast of Light.More details
The seaside resort of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is located north of Vendée in France and it is a major tourist destination in Pays de la Loire.More details
Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is located on the coast of “Lumière” (light), near Les Sables d'Olonne, north of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie, and offers tourists a wide variety of landscapes.More details