Entertainment and activities

With days full of energy or full of relaxation, there's something for everyone!

The camping Les Grands Pins has a wide choice of entertainment and activities. People who enjoy boardsports will love trying out some surfing or improving their surfing technique via the surf school in the campsite at Lacanau. The ocean is just 350 metres away and can be reached directly via a path through the sand dunes.

You'll also love the very varied programme of activities with volleyball, tennis, pétanque, an outdoor fitness area… and plenty more, providing an incredible range of activities for everyone and every age. And during your stay, why not enjoy a real bit of fresh air during a hike or a bike ride along the various cycle paths in the region! Perfect for recharging those batteries whilst enjoying a quite unique area of countryside!

The sports ground

Discover our fully-equipped 6000m² sports ground. There's a beach volleyball court, a beach tennis court, two multi-sports pitches, four petanque courts, a pumptrack, a skate park, ping pong tables, Teqball tables, table football, fitness equipment and a large fitness terrace where sports activities take place throughout the season.

BO and CO: a surf school in the middle of the campsite!

When you stay at the Les Grands Pins campsite, you can make the most of these surfing opportunities. Discover the “BO&CO” surf school set at the very heart of the campsite. Join experienced boardsports enthusiasts Bernard and his team and share their love of surfing, bodyboarding and longboarding.

From April to September, take advantage of equipment hire, courses and lessons, accessible directly from the campsite, to introduce you to surfing. To benefit from the best rates, it is recommended to book your surfing course at the same time as your stay.

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Balade en vélo - camping les Grands Pins


You're on holiday, so it's time to forget the car! Leaving from the camping Les Grands Pins, you can set off for a walk in the forest and really make the most of the huge 100km network of cycle paths. This is a great way of exploring the region, and of seeing the lake and the pine forest. You can hire bikes for adults and children by the half day, the day the week or the fortnight, as well as child seats and helmets for little ones, plus child trailers. There is also a bike repair station on-site.

Les Grands Pins was awarded Accueil Vélo bike friendly status in 2013, and welcomes cyclist holidaymakers who have come to enjoy the famous VELODYSSEE route, among others.

See map of cycle paths

Activities nearby

 At Lacanau, nature and sport go hand in hand. Everything is planned for an invigorating and invigorating stay, whether on foot, on horseback, in a canoe or on a bike, or by practising all the variations of board or ball sports.

Kayaking and standup paddleboarding

Just a 10 minute drive from the campsite, come and have a go at the delights of kayaking and standup paddleboarding, set off for an adventure with the family or with your friends and explore the lake at Lacanau, with its little "conches" (sheltered inlets) and islands. Cruise down the canal that passes through the Étang de Cousseau nature park, and enjoy the protected plants and animals you'll find here.
Make the most of your stay at Les Grands Pins with a canoe trip or a bit of standup paddleboarding on the lake of Lacanau, where you'll find yourself in the heart of an area of diverse, protected nature for a real little getaway.

Think about adding these activities to your stay, available on the “Book your stay” tab

Further information : lacanausupcanoe.com

Mini golf

Just a 5 minute drive from the campsite, le Baganais mini golf club is a simple and fun means of enjoying golf, for adults and children. Designed to suit everyone, whatever the age group, you'll have a great time as well as find out about the sport's culture.

Discounts available for customers staying at the camping Les Grands Pins.

Terrain de golf - camping les Grands Pins


The town of Lacanau has 3 lovely golf courses just 5 minutes' drive from the camping Les Grands Pins, including the Garden Golf de Lacanau, which is an 18-hole international course. Méjanne golf course was voted France's best 9-hole golf course in 2012 and Le Baganais golf school (9-hole par 27) has a driving range for 50 people and various training areas. These two golf clubs are managed by UCPA.

All 3 complement one another very well, and will ensure you enjoy a great deal of pleasure and really get away from it all! Whether you're a beginner or an expert, you'll love Lacanau's golf clubs.

Horse riding

And just a 15 minute drive from the campsite lies Lacanau Equipassion, a horse riding club with various options, including walks and treks on horseback or on ponies, and training. There's also a horseball school and equitherapy. Whatever your ability, come and enjoy the forests and beaches from horseback, in a club with a lovely atmosphere run by Safya!

Further information : lacanau-equipassion.fr

Your evenings

Lorsque le soleil se couche sur les Grands Pins, place au spectacle : concerts live, show magie, cabaret, soirées dansantes, quizz, karaoké… pour le grand plaisir des petits et des grands !

Nous disposons même d’un écran géant sur la scène de la place du Village, sur lequel sera retransmis les événements sportifs du moment !


  • Soirée mini disco - camping Les Grands Pins
  • Soirée - camping Les Grands Pins
  • Animation journée à thème - camping Les Grands Pins

On the premises

Low season High season Extra charge payable
Beach volleyball
Surfing lessons
Yoga lessons
Gym/stretch / aerobics / fitness
Games room
Group sports
Table tennis
Outdoor fitness apparatus
Skating park
Pétanque area
Tennis court
Multi-sports ground


Distance Low season High season Extra charge payable
Kayaking / canoeing 7km
Hot air balloon rides 2km
Land sailing 13.5km
Kitesurfing lessons 7km
Windsurfing lessons 7km
Squash lessons 2.5km
Standup paddleboarding lessons 7km
Sailing lessons 7km
Paintball 8km
Paragliding 92km
Adventure course 4km
Fishing 7km
Horse or pony riding 15km
Sailing club 9km
Golf 4km
Mini-golf 4km
Cinema 1km