A holiday on the water’s edge

Oléron is a mecca for fishing and watersports.The surrounding ocean is a vast playground, ideal for an array of activities and endless discoveries.
Oléron is also the perfect destination for those who love the water: waves, wind and huge expanses of sandy beaches. You can practice every type of watersports here. The island’s Atlantic coast boasts numerous world-renowned spots for surfing, stand up paddle, bodyboarding, windsurfing, etc ...
With its sandy and rocky beaches and tide phenomena, Oléron is also ideal for fishing.
Shellfishing gathering, angling or sea fishing… there’s something for everyone.
Alone or with a qualified instructor, the numerous surf schools and boat hire companies ensure that everyone can have fun in complete safety.

The island was awarded 9 blue flags in 2013, a certification which guarantees excellent quality bathing water.