Gite in the Charente Maritime

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The Charente Maritime is part of the Poitou-Charentes, situated on the Atlantic coast, the capital is La Rochelle.

Surfing

There are many surf beaches in the area from Royan to the Ile d'Oleron. One of the best being the Cote Savage with many access points, the beach offers many different spots depending on the sand banks, there can also be strong rips when the surf gets large.

The Ile d'Oleron offers many different surf spots from Chassiron at the far end of the island next to the Lighthouse to the long beach that stretches from Vert Bois to St Trojan, the beach curves so depending on the wind depends on how good the surf will be. If the surf gets big and windy then you can try the spots near Royan.

Les Alassins / Vert Bois Surf Report and Forecast