What are our best campsites in Pyla-sur-Mer?
Whilst we have no campsites directly in the town, the best campsites near Pyla-sur-Mer are located to the south of the resort around the sparkling shores of Lake Sanguinet. We have a handful of fantastic destinations there, which are brilliant for exploring the area around Pyla-sur-Mer.
One of our best campsites close to Pyla-sur-Mer is Mayotte Vacances, a wonderful 5* resort offering premium camping accommodation, first-rate facilities including a brilliant pool complex and numerous activities and entertainment. It’s a great place to enjoy an outdoor escape with the whole family, by the shores of the lake and near to the waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
Another great option for a camping stay by Pyla-sur-Mer is Domaine de la Rive, a 5* destination that really stands out due to it’s fabulous pool complex that features numerous pools, a jungle splash playground, water slides and a lazy river. With direct access to the lake beach and a whole host of activities, it’s a lovely place to enjoy a sun-filled stay with the family.
Lastly, the 4* resort of Lou Broustaricq should be considered as a destination for your camping holidays in Pyla-sur-Mer as the campsite features a great facilities, a nice pool complex, a dynamic team of resort staff and a fantastic selection of accommodation options.
What are the best things to do while camping in Pyla-sur-Mer?
Given the charming coastal location of the town, many of the best things to do while camping in Pyla-sur-Mer centre around the ocean. The nearest beach is Plage du Moulleau, a wide stretch of sand that’s a great place to swim in the Atlantic, build sandcastles and enjoy ice cream. If you travel north along the coast, you will find other beaches that offer the chance to enjoy water sports including surfing and stand up paddle boarding.
One of the best day trips from Pyla-sur-Mer is a visit to the towering sands of the Dune du Pilat, Europe’s Highest Sand Dune. Climb the sand mountain, remembering to pack a picnic, and be rewarded with stunning 360 ° views of the ocean and pine forests.
Another gorgeous area of natural beauty close to Pyla-sur-Mer is the bay of Arcachon, where the idyllic island of île aux Oiseaux emerges from the water. Home to a 150 species of birds, the isle can be visited by boat, where you can also see the local oyster farms. In the actual town of Arcachon, the best attractions include the Parc Mauresque Rose Garden, Sainte-Cécile Observatory, Castle Deganne and Villa Thérèsa.