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What to do with children in Saint Jean de Monts?

There’s no question of children getting bored during the holidays! Whether it’s fun, sport or cultural activities, Saint Jean de Monts is pulling out all the stops! Here are the best things to do with children during the holidays.

Vacances animées à Saint Jean de Monts : des activités ludiques, sportives et culturelles pour des moments inoubliables avec les enfants.
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"Enfants s'amusant en accrobranche, 14 parcours sécurisés, forêt Saint-Jean-de-Monts."

Forest activities to reconnect with nature

Tree climbing: in the heart of the Saint-Jean-de-Monts forest, Explora Parc is the ideal place to go tree climbing for children aged 3 and over. A total of 14 adventure courses take you from tree to tree. Two are reserved for 3/5 year olds, with a fully secure lifeline, including on the zip lines.

An all-terrain electric scooter ride: discover the pine forest on accompanied e-scooter ride. A bit of speed and a lot of thrills, with little bumps and sand! Accessible to all aged 12 and over and 1.50 m tall. For the little ones, there’s a trailer that attaches to the scooter.

Biotopia nature discovery centre: at Notre Dame de Monts, just a few minutes from your holiday destination, introduce your children the world of the coast and the forest with a fun, interactive exhibition. There are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities on offer. It’s a great way to teach children about ecology while having fun at the same time!

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Activities to keep children occupied at the beach

The beach at Saint-Jean-de-Monts stretches for 8 km and offers a fantastic playground for children.

Sailing lessons: from the age of 6, your children can learn to sail, paddle, kayak, surf or sand yacht. The instructors at the water sports centre are very friendly, patient and educational. More info: www.labasenautique.fr

Beach clubs: Les Goélands, les Tritons, Lucky-Plage… Saint-Jean-de-Monts is one of the few resorts to offer several beach clubs for children. On the programme: games, sports challenges, gymnastics, trampoline, beach volleyball and swimming lessons supervised by qualified instructors.

Fishing on foot: at low tide, the beach becomes a paradise for fishing on foot. Children can spend hours wading, scraping the sand and digging up prawns, cockles, clams and periwinkles. A simple, free activity!

Pony rides: the Nelly’s ranch riding centre offers horse and pony rides  on the beach for children aged 3 and over. At a walk, trot or gallop, there’s something for everyone! All activities are supervised by a qualified instructor.

Dès 6 ans, initiation à la voile et sports nautiques
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Les enfants s'amusent au mini-golf dans un décor enchanteur inspiré de Lucky Luke et de la vie sauvage du marais.

Fun and unusual activities for all the family

A mini funfair : discover Magic Parc, the miniature version of the funfair that children love! There are rides and lint traps for the little ones, as well as bumper cars and coin-operated machines for older children. Open all year round.

An urban rally : use your smartphone to turn your children into real detectives and lead a police investigation through the streets of Saint Jean de Monts! A giant Cluedo game open to everyone aged 8 and over.

A pedal go-kart ride : don’t your kids like walking? Treat them to a pedal go-kart ride on the cycle paths of Saint-Jean-de-Monts. It’s a fun way to see the town with the whole family.

Le Marais mini-golf : this is an activity that children always love! Come and play on 8,000 m2 and two 18-hole courses on the theme of Lucky Luke and marsh animals. The scenery is magnificent and the park is shaded, so it’s perfect when it’s hot. Catering on site (drinks, ice creams, waffles…). more info

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