Vieux Boucau and Acquitaine Region

Holiday Activities – Vieux Boucau and Acquitaine Region

Villas du Lac gives you access to a wide range of holiday, leisure and sports activities on site and in the surrounding town and region.

Villas du Lac On Site

  • Large Swimming pool and Childrens’ Pool
  • 3 Tennis Courts
  • Mini Golf
  • Childrens’ play area
  • Multi sports ground
  • TV room
  • Volley ball
  • Petanque/French Boules
  • Internet room
  • Restaurant and Bar
  • Entertainment room
  • Kid’s Club July & August
  • Teen’s Club July & August
  • Day and Evening Entertainment
  • Special meal deals at the on-site restaurant



Vieux Boucau and Acquitaine

  • Water Activities
    • Mini Cruises on the Marine Lake 300 metres from Villas du Lac
    • Kayaking, Canoeing and Rowing in 5 locations in the area
    • Aquatic Centre ‘Aygueblue’ open all year
    • Sandy Beaches – 6 kms with 3 supervised: Plage Centrale May – September; Plage du Lac Marin July & August; Plage de la Sablères June – September
    • Beach Club – Club de Plage ‘Lou Mayoun’
    • Swimming Lessons at two organised beach classes
    • Surfing on Atlantic Coast with lessons at 5 surf schools/clubs and in nearby Hossegor, France’s surfing centre
    • Fishing in the sea and rivers through an organised club
    • Sailing and Boating at centres on sea and river – 2 close to Villas du Lac, 6 others in the Landes region and 10 more in the Basque region
    • Windsurfing at 3 locations nearby
    • Diving – Scuba Diving at 3 centres in Capbreton/Hossegor
    • Sea Kayak, Waveski, Stand up Paddle, Kayak surf, Jet Ski, Flyboard at 3 locations in Capbreton/Hossegor and Messanges and others in the Basque region
    • Waterpark – Atlantic Park, Plage du Penon, Seignosse 10 minutes away

  • Sports Activities
    • Horse Riding at equestrian centre Messanges
    • Golf at 8 courses nearby including Golf de Pinsolle Soustons – 9 & 18 holes available
    • Amusement/Leisure Parks – 6 in the area, 2 at Vieux Boucau
    • Bicycle Hire at 4 local centres
    • Ramble on the Green Routes/Voie Vert on foot or bicycle – 4 leading from Vieux Boucau
    • French Bowling (Boules) club in Vieux Boucau
    • Roller Skating/Skateboarding – 2 parks/schools in Vieux Boucau
    • Tennis – courts and workshops in Vieux Boucau & tournament in July
    • Pelote Basque/Racket Ball– play or watch at the fronton (court) in Vieux Boucau and other towns in the Landes and Basques regions
    • Quads – at Magescq, Moliets and Capbreton
    • Go Karting – at Magescq and Capbreton
    • Paintball – at Adrenaline Park, Moliets
    • Adventure Courses and Orientation Courses
    • Archery
    • Billiards/Snooker – in Dax and St Paul de Dax


  • Forests – see and experience nature and relax in the famous Landes Forest on foot, on bikes, on horses or hiking
  • Discovery Tours – visit farms and wildlife parks in the area and the Regional Park of the Landes region
  • Use the Geocaching treasure map system to find more of the hidden gems of the region
  • Lakes in Soustons – visit the salt-water lake (Lac Marin de Port d’Albret), the lake of Pinsolle (Etang de Pinsolle), the lake of Soustons (Etang Soustons), the lake of Hardy (Etang Hardy) and the White lake (Etang Blanc)
  • Visit nature reserves in the region
  • Visit the ecomusem and 19th century village of Marquèze in Sabres
  • Folklore, History and Places of Interest in the Landes region and Pays Basque – see and experience the towns and traditions including Capbreton, Bayonne, Biarritz, St Jean de Luz, Hendaye, Moliets and Saint Clement Church in Vieux Boucau built in 1632
  • Follow the Camino de Santiago/St James of Compostela trail to St Jean Pieds de Port
  • Travel to the Pyrenees mountains and the pilgrimage town of Lourdes
  • Visit Spain and the Spanish Basque region including San Sebastian and Bilbao
  • Take day trips to Bordeaux and Basin Arcachon
  • Spa/Thalassotherapie – treat yourself to a local spa or visit Dax, the spa centre of France
  • Shops – visit the surf and designer shops in Vieux Boucau and nearby towns like Hossegor or the Outlets in Soorts-Hossegor

  • Food and Craft Trades – visit the local craft shops for wine, regional products, fish, bakery, butchery
  • Markets Vieux Boucau – Mid June – mid September mornings daily; Rest of the Year Tuesdays and Saturdays; Night Market Mondays July and August; Arts & Craft Market Lac Marin Wednesday nights July and August
  • Bars and Restaurants – treat yourself to quality local food at good prices at some of 17 local eating places: traditional restaurants, brasseries, creperies, tapas bars, bistros, wine bars, pizzerias
  • Casinos – in Capbreton, Hossegor and Biarritz
  • Night Life – Cinemas. Discos and nightclubs in Vieux Boucau and 4 other nearby towns (Hossegor, Moliets, Seignosse and Dax)

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