The Tourist Office
Welcome to Châtelaillon-Plage
Dating back to the period of "sea bathing", the resort of Châtelaillon-Plage combines the retro charm of excellently maintained belle époque style and indisputable modernity. Knows for its constantly changing nature, the resort nevertheless remains conducive to relaxation. In keeping with its origins, it is a place that inspires thanks to its air of friendliness and its taste for simplicity. For here, perhaps more than anywhere else, you can take the time to live well !Located 10 km south of la Rochelle, it is main the seaside resort in this area today.
Depending on your preferences, you mood at the time, or the rythm of the tides, you can relax on the beach or enjoy the many activities that are on offer there. These are suitable for the whole family and it is up to you to choose. The jewel of the resort, the beach of châtelaillon is also the longest of all the beaches in the area.
The games room of the casino is open to you, to make your stay as much fun as possible. As for the racecourse, this operates all year round to provide you with all the thrills of horse racing.
Just as excining is the aquatic centre with indoor pools, heated to 29°, its famous 110m slide ant its shaded green aeras.
The resort is a naturally festive location. It is in full swing in the summer but at Châtelaillon-Plage the activities carry on all year round - the kite festival, the "Châtel en Fête" event, the "Sorties de plage" festival, "Beauséjour" and its annual cultural programme, the traditionnal Boucholeurs oyster farm celebration, the magic of Christmas, with the live nativities a,t the slight of Sainte Lucie... so many events to discover and share as a family.
On the water...
The resort lends itself perfectly to practising water sports ; protected by the neightbouring ilands, this area of water is very calm. The sailing club offers you the opportunity to learn or improve.
Just like the resort, the thalassotherapy centre, located on the cliff, is ideal for well being, relaxation and regeneration. A large range of marine-based therapies and treatments is on offer, and it provides a superb panoramic view of the surrounding islands.
At the curve of the long beach of Châtelaillon, the bay of Boucholeurs is home to a shellfish farm that still is operating. It is here in this authentically renovated village that the tradition of the resort is most apparent.
You can cross the oyster and mussel farms and wade out to reach the oyster and mussel crops at low tide.
Bordered by 900 hectares of marshland, the resort stretches out across some amazing natural areas of grassland, and these difficult-to-reach wet areas are protected nawadays. Take a walk at the top of the hill d'Angoute - the panorama there is captivating. Close to Châtelaillon-Plage, anture lovers may visit the Marais d'Yves nature reserve, wich is open all year round.