Family Portrait

Local Family Attractions

Over 20 family attractions within 20 minutes of our villas!

With so many local activities & attractions - your only dilemma is which one do you do first?  
 
Many clients return to us year after year as this area has something for everyone. Listed below are just some or our personal favourites.
   
Most frequent comment from clients - "we didn't book long enough!'


Distance times quoted apply to Beau Rivage and Le Mimosa only. Many of the attractions are well within 1/2hr of L'Ocean and Belle Azure however, please double check with the owners when making a booking. 
 

O'Fun Water Park

Water Jump Park  

(10 mins away) 

Discover an extraordinary sporting activity between jumps and slides of all kinds.  Embark on a buoy or a bodysurf and launch yourself on the slopes and springboards to discover incredible sensations of sliding!

 

O'Fun Activity Park

Zip Lines 

(10 mins away) 

The largest adventure park in France - 310 events on 17 different courses you can discover endless fun and adventure with your family or friends. 

 

Atlantic Wake Park

Wakeboarding

 (15 mins away) 

Water fun park that if you love snowboarding you are going to love it here...! The great 750 meters long lake ski lift allows you to practice up to 10 people simultaneously on either a wakeboard, wake shake, kneeboard & ski’s.

Adventure Park and Chateau

Pirates, Dinosaurs & Cowboys!

(10 mins away)

 

Riddles trail, discovery trail in the forest, trail for the little ones, inflatables, games of skill... From dinosaurs to present time, go and discover history in a fun way!

O'Gliss Water Park

Water Park

(10 mins away) 

The thrills and spills just keep on coming on the impressive wave pool, water slides, rapids, lazy river, whirlpools, geyser, cascade and a host of water games for the kids. 

Puy du Fou Theme Park

Europe's No.1 Theme Park

(1 hr 30 mins away)​

 

Much more than a traditional theme park, Puy du Fou has been voted the best theme park in the world! The Puy du Fou shows will send you straight back in time. 

O'Fun Toddler Fun Zone

Adventure Park

(10 mins away) 

Develop your balance, speed, strength and skill and explore the different activities on offer. Inflatable games a mini-city at the wheel of a go-kart.

Maison du Marais

Canoeing & Kayaking

(10 mins away) 

 

For more than 35 years, the town of Longeville-sur-mer has offered you an opportunity to learn and have fun on the Marais Poitevin, while preserving the wonders of nature. 

O'Fun Adventure park

Duel Arena  

(10 mins away) 

 

For those of you who can remember 'It's a knockout' then you understand what this attraction is about! 10 timed events - conveyor belts, swimming pools, champions wall, plus lots more. 

 

Grand Defi Park

Multi Activity Park

(45 mins away) 

 

33 courses and many zip lines over the ponds, 5 paintball fields, galactic laser, explore games, pony rides, orienteering courses, a quick jump, disc golf and small petting farm.

Futuroscope Theme Park

Futuristic Park  

(1hr 45 mins away) 

 

The attractions utilise 3D cinema, as well as 4D techniques. Futuroscope's history offers cutting-edge technology making it one of the most interesting amusement parks in the world.

Playbox Activity Centre

Trampoline & activity centre  (45 mins away) 

 

Climbing walls, fun walls, beach volley, tennis, soccer, sand ball & rugby. Trampoline-park, dodgeball, squash & badminton courts.

Chemin de Fer

Steam Train Ride  

(1hr away) 

 

A 2 1/2hrs journey (22km of line) at a speed of 30km allows you to appreciate and take in the unique landscape only viewed by the railway traveller. 

Up 2 Play Activity Centre

The UP2PLAY complex

(40 mins away)​ 

Bowling, trampoline park, kids park, escape game, virtual reality, surf wave, billiards and arcade games area.

Great shopping too in the centre! 

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Sandy Beaches 

(10 mins away) 

There is nothing like blue sea, golden sand and glorious sunshine to conjure up a picture of the ideal holiday and the Vendée has an abundance of all of them! 13km of sandy beaches for sisters, brothers, cousins and friends alike :) 

 

 

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Surfing & Boating

 (10 mins away) 

With 200 km of coastline in the Vendee, there is a plethora of different breaks and surfing conditions to suit both novice and experienced surfers for the ultimate thrill.  Equipment can be hired from huts on the beachfront and many lesson offered.

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Water Sport Hire

(10 mins away) 

Great for all ages, Lots of great water sports for the whole family including towed buoy and sofa, stand up paddle boards (SUP), pedal boats and kayaks.  Snack bar available.

 

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Aqua Park

(30 mins away)​

 

Atlantic Wakepark is a fun and educational water park featuring a range of inflatable structures.  Children aged 7 and above (and adults too, of course) can come and make a splash on the park's slides, catapults, trampolines and climbing.

Family bike ride

Family Bike Rides

(from the village) 

The 'Loire a Velo' is 180km of sign-posted cycle paths where you can ride through stunning Loire countryside, passing though villages, vineyards, visit Chateaux and Abbeys. Bikes delivered/collected free to your villa with free helmets, locks & tool kit. 
 

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Skate Board Park

(20 mins away)

 

It is open to skateboarding, rollerblading, scooters and BMX, is made up of two parts: a bowl part and the other a street area, a route inspired by the street, with modules (ramp, stairs, etc.

Theres a cool bar next to the park too! 

 

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Aquarium

(45 mins away) 

There are over 10,000 Atlantic, Mediterranean and Tropical species to view in an amazing 3 million litres of water. The huge shark aquarium with 20 different species is amazing. 

 

Summer Vacation

Park du Dunes  

(50 mins away) 

With over 38 different activities for the children to play on, the kids are bound to find a favourite! Everything on offer from water slides, trampolines (fully enclosed) and toboggan rides.

 

 

Giraffe at the Zoo

Zoo 

(45 mins away) 

This wonderful zoo situated in the heart of the city is a 3-hectare haven that shelters around 280 animals. There are more that 40 threatened species in natural enclosures. A great day out.  

 

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Medieval Tournaments

(30 mins away) 

Immerse yourself in a medieval world that includes the ordeals of the young knights, crossbow shooting and on Wednesdays, knights on horseback.

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Go Karting 

(10 mins away) 

The kids (or indeed the big boys and girls) can be the next Lewis Hamilton and race each other around this exciting and challenging track. See your name on the score board!

 

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Horse Riding 

 (10 mins away) 

A wonderful memory for all ages. Local equestrian centres offer a variety of rides from forest walks, beachfront fun or pony rides in the paddock. Booking in advance necessary.

 

Bowling Lane

Bowling

(30 mins away) 

As well as the bowling lanes there is also a great games area too for the kids to enjoy....

8 billiard pool tables

70m ² reserved for video games, darts, shuffle games & baby-foot.

Spa Day

Spa Day

(45 mins away) 

Take some much need time out and visit The Côte Ouest hotel in Les Sables d'Olonne. It offers an exceptionally relaxed environment as well as a superb fine dining restaurant for lunch on their amazing terrace. 

 

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Golf

(30 mins away) 

If golf is your passion then the Vendée has just what you’re looking for.

With 5 courses within the Vendée and several others in the departments that surround it there is an excellent choice.