: La Rochelle
: St Malo
: beach bars and cafes
: St Palais sur Mer
Car: not necessary
Rose Mousse is situated at Meschers sur Gironde, five minutes easy walk to the seaside and beautiful sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast. Enjoy the beach whenever you want to, swim in the sea, build sandcastles, sunbathing, rock poolingYou can take sailing lessons and there are two beach bar/restaurants.
Near Royan, Meschers' pretty town centre has everything for a self-catering holiday - supermarkets, daily market, boulangeries, banks, shops, numerous restaurants, bars and cafes (over 20 within a 20 minutes walking radius), wine tastings, pleasure port, boat rides, fishing, sailing or walk in the pine forests. Leave the car at the house, there is plenty to do on foot or using local buses. A short drive for surfing, windsurf, horse riding, tree adventure park, vineyard visits and more beaches. The interesting town of Royan is a 10 minute drive (train station). The zoo at La Palmyre, golf and 'la cote savage' (wild coast) are within half an hour's drive. Days out to chic La Rochelle, Cognac distilleries, Romanesque Saintes, Bordeaux vineyards and shopping, Venise Verte for punting, fantastic Futurascope near Poitiers or Puy de Fou theme park.
Other Activities: Sailing lessons -adult and children, kid's beach club, bowing alley with play area at Meschers, tree adventure park, quad biking, go-karting, paint ball. Indoor swimming pools at Saujon and Royan, Large indoor and outdoor swimming pool complex at Saintes, plus a heated sea water swimming pool at Royan.
There is loads to do in this area, if you want to anything more than just relax.
Golf: Royan Golf course, St Palais de Mer, 18 holes. 11 miles up the coast road. 'This is one of the best courses in France we play there every year facilities are outstanding very nice clubhouse with views overlooking the 18th green and lake. Loads of buggies for hire and a well stocked proshop.' - Quote from Golf Europe website.
Louis-Rouyer Guillet - Saintes Golf Course, Created in 1953, the Louis-Rouyer Guillet Golf Course is the region’s oldest golf course and only a 5-minute drive from the centre of Saintes.
Come and learn to play golf or perfect your game in this exceptionally located golf course which will lead you to the remains of a Roman aqueduct. Or else use one of the two practice greens, right in the centre of this 40-hectare park. Enjoy this 18-hole golf course alone or with friends and perform your golfing feats in a real haven of greenery.
The course: learn the basics, perfect you game or warm up at the driving range with its 21 bays, the Putting Green and the Target Green with 2 Bunkers.