This is Hourtin Lake, just a few minutes walk from the holiday home rental and is great for everybody, especially younger children. The water is generally warm and the water is quite shallow, in fact you have to walk out a very long way before there is any depth to it at all. Pedalo's and Kayaks, are available for hire, as well as sailing lessons, windsurfing, and kite surfing for the more adventurous.
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
The Atlantic Coast is just a few miles up the road from our holiday house in Hourtin (which is now available to rent). During the holiday season the beach has lots of life guards and there is even a Helicopter Rescue service. The beach is great fun but the strength of the current can knock you off your feet and splat you on your face!....We've all been down here several times and although I can't surf the body boarding is great fun.
Hourtin is situated on the west coast of the Medoc and has the largest natural lake in France only a couple of minutes walk from our holiday home with a lovely sandy beech, and we are approximately 5 miles from the Atlantic coast.