Leisure centers, water parks, lakes and ponds in Charente-Maritime are numerous and offer a family alternative with fewer waves, for families and those who want to avoid the sand for a day! This territory is not only a frontage on the Atlantic, it is also a country of fresh water!
So, between rivers, river and marshes, why go to a leisure center? Because they offer many advantages! The waters are calm, shallow and often supervised. Child safety rhymes with parental peace of mind! Play areas are suitable for toddlers. Between the inflatable structures in the summer, the slides and the water games… whatever the age of your children, you will find something to occupy them. In addition, everything is planned for your comfort: toilets, catering or picnic areas... Often, you can practice all kinds of water sports or other.
Opening photo: © The Palmilud water park
In Périgny, in the agglomeration of La Rochelle, the aquatic and leisure park "Le Palmilud" welcomes you all year round. It is a family space that will delight both children and parents. From the aquatic awakening of babies to the aquakid for the little ones, a pool is reserved for them. The older ones can learn to swim and discover synchronized swimming. To have fun, we will rather enjoy the paddling pool, the leisure pool and the slides! If you are more in a sporty mood, now is the time to take an aquagym or locabike lesson. After sports, take comfort in the whirlpool baths in the jacuzzis or in the sauna. Outside, in a four-hectare park, you will have access to beach volleyball, handball, table tennis courts... To cool off, go to the paddling pool or the large fun pool. There is even a pentagliss! Everything is really planned to please you!
Photos: © aquatic and leisure park "Le Palmilud"
By the sea, in the Pays d'Aunis, enjoy the water all year round at the Châtelaillon-Plage aquatic center. In the heart of the city but in a green space, children can play in the “Splash Aqualudiqu”, a giant 200 m² water play area. The older ones are not left out because they have three outdoor pools and a 110m long slide! Want to take your breath away? Try the "Kamikaze". The weather is not nice… Great! Indoors, there are two large heated pools, one for swimming, the other for games, lessons, with slide and interior garden. If you prefer a moment of relaxation, the "well-being" area welcomes you with jacuzzi, sauna, hammam, sensory shower and shiatsu. They even organize parties!
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Photos: © Châtelaillon-Plage aquatic center
In Dolus d'Oléron, Îléo, the aquatic center on Île d'Oléron, has sensational facilities. Giant slides and pentagliss, river with buoys and wave pool, artificial surf wave, inflatable structures… The summer park will give you plenty of thrills… Want peace and quiet, go to the tropical area, with its jet pools, whirlpools, waterfalls and geysers, play lagoons… Out of season, the center offers swimming, relaxation and leisure pools with a slide and even an outdoor river open all year round. You can also take gym or fitness classes or take advantage of the spa facilities: sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, pool.
In the heart of the Haute-Saintonge vines, a tropical aquatic universe of the Antilles, this is atypical! When you are told that you are in one of the largest indoor water parks in Europe, you should be surprised. And yet, this gigantic center benefits from the pure waters of the Jonzac spa resort, to offer you a multitude of spaces and activities: tropical greenhouse, lagoon, wave pool, giant slide, waterfall, Roman baths, swimming lane. against the tide, relaxation and sports area. There would be a lot to say. To do better than a simple description, our blogger suggests you follow her and bring out the jersey on a gray day...
Photos: © Lesley Williamson
Equally original, the miniature port is a theme park, which allows your children to become a captain! In the Val de Saintonge, it is located on the island of Grenouillette on the Charente, in Saint-Savinien, between Saintes (fr) and Rochefort (fr). You choose among the 18 boats, in reduced models. Sailing or steamboat, transport freighter or fishing vessel… there is something to make all their dreams come true! We also go back in time with old- fashioned rides. The park also offers more modern activities, with its inflatable games that are installed throughout the summer.
So that adults can also take their boat, Les Canotiers agency rents electric boats without a license to sail on the Charente, from the nautical base of Saint-Savinien. Along the river, you cross typical villages and their houses "feet in the water".
Photos: © Port miniature de Saint Savinien
In Saint-Jean-d'Angély, the Atlantys aquatic center welcomes you in a park near the Bernouët lake, on the Boutonne. You have several pools, slide, diving pool, paddling pool with waterfalls, bubble bench, swim lane against the current, but also Jacuzzis, sauna and hammam.
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