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Renowned seaside resort on the coast of Lumière in Vendée,

Saint Jean de Monts will immediately seduce you with its  8 km of beautiful sandy beaches  and his  750 ha of forest.

Come and discover it on foot, on rollerblades, by bike, on horseback, in a sand yacht...

For family holidays, take advantage of the huge, safe beach with excellent quality bathing water.


The beach, a place full of life in summer, is also an ideal place for strolling to breathe the iodized air and walk on the new pier.

At low tide, shore fishing enthusiasts can indulge in the joys of shellfish fishing, provided they respect this highly regulated practice.

Golf de Saint Jean de Monts
Pistes cyclables de Saint Jean de Monts
Plage de la Davière, balade à cheval
chars à voile
Surf sur la plage de l’école de Voile de Saint Jean de Monts
Entrée plage de la Davière

Explora Park


Less than 2 km from our campsite, discover Explora Parc:

Located in the national forest of Saint Jean de Monts, come and raise
the challenge ! A multitude of activities await you.

A day rich in emotion in an exceptional setting.

  • 8 tree climbing courses,

  • a net course from 3 years old,

  • an outdoor laser tag without bruises or paint,

  • an archery tag to challenge you, 

  • archery sessions,

  • virtual reality,

  • the starting point for many walks including orientation courses.

Explora Parc

Thalasso of Saint Jean de Monts


A spa getaway under the sign of well-being and vitality very close to your 3* Le Fief campsite.
Take advantage of your stay at the 3* Le Fief campsite to taste the benefits of thalassotherapy in Saint-Jean-de-Monts. Take care of yourself and enjoy a slimming, well-being and body care treatment.
In a privileged setting, close to fine sandy beaches and the forest, the
  Marine thermal baths of Saint Jean de Monts  offer you a cure of  fitness  and invite you to zenitude.
Take advantage of a seawater swimming pool heated to 34° and enjoy a wide choice of treatments based on sea mud. You will find among others, massage bench, jacuzzi and sauna.

Marine thermal baths of Saint Jean de Monts
12, Avenue des Pays de Monts 85164 SAINT JEAN DE MONTS
Telephone: 02 51 59 18 18

Activités Sportives

The sports activities


St Jean de Monts golf course

Along the coast, the Saint Jean de Monts golf course, near the 3*** Le Fief campsite, invites you for a sporting day in an exceptional natural site.

Golf enthusiasts can indulge in their favorite sport in a grandiose setting.

Its 18-hole course is renowned for its technicality and laid out between sea and forest.

Golf of Saint Jean de Monts
Avenue of Pays de la Loire

85160 St Jean de Monts

Telephone 02 51 58 82 73


Tennis club in Saint Jean de Monts

Take advantage of the tennis club, less than 2km from the 3* Le Fief campsite, its 5 quick courts, 6 clay courts or 2 covered courts.

For fun or sports, the Parée Jésus also hosts junior, senior and veteran tournaments during the summer season.

Located in the heart of the maritime pine forest, the tennis club is one of the finest sports and leisure complexes on the Vendée coast.                                             
Jesus Parée tennis court
Route of the Parée Jesus
Tel: 02 51 58 01 54


The Geocaching of Saint Jean de Monts

A new generation treasure hunt around Saint Jean de Monts

Discover geocaching, and go on a treasure hunt on the trails of Saint Jean de Monts and the surrounding area.

Arm yourself with a GPS and thanks to the coordinates obtained on the site of the tourist office of Saint Jean de Monts, go in search of treasures.

Follow your intuition and find the hiding places that contain loot.

Under a stone, on the banks of a stream, on a tree trunk, the hiding places of the treasures are varied and you will put your hunting instinct to the test.

Come and discover Saint Jean de Monts in a fun and intense way during your stay at the 3* Le Fief campsite.


Océabul, aquatic center, of Saint Jean de Monts

Offers a spa complex with water games, indoor beaches and outdoor solarium.

Océabul enjoys an exceptional location on the sea esplanade.

Living space for the whole family, all ages, all practices, this center offers you vitality.

Sauna/Hammam, fun pool and children's lagoon with many water games,

Balneotherapy pool, swan's neck waterfall, swimming against the current.

Sports pool of 25 meters in 4 lanes. Come and treat yourself to a moment of well-being in complete safety.


Bowling of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez

A wide choice of activities at 201 Forest Avenue, the Saint-Hilaire de Riez bowling alley, located 20 minutes from Camping3* Le Fief.

For days when the weather is capricious, many activities are available to you at 201 Forest Avenue and promise you unforgettable moments:

  • 12 bowling alleys approved and adapted to each level of play so that everyone can participate and have fun

  • A Laser Game room with a submarine decor that will plunge you into an atmosphere of the abyss where you can develop your winning strategy.

  • A fitness and relaxation area to tone your muscles and sculpt your dream body in a good mood

  • A Lounge bar where several concerts are regularly given as well as salsa initiation lessons for your greatest pleasure

  • The panoramic restaurant with a view of the Bay of Sion, offers elaborate and authentic cuisine for a meal at the foot of the ocean. Savor the panoramic view of this idyllic setting from your table, share a moment where conviviality mingles with refinement. Several formulas are proposed to you coupling the menus of the restaurant with the activities of the leisure complex.



201 Forest Avenue 

85270 St Hilaire de Riez

The markets and
local products


Taste the authentic flavors of the Vendée territory during a gourmet visit to the markets around Saint Jean de Monts.

During your stay at the 3* Le Fief de St Jean de Monts campsite, treat yourself to a gourmet break.


Taste the fish and seafood, oysters, langoustines, mussels, soles, without forgetting  “red label” sardines  of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie and all other specialties of the region.

Enjoy a small glass of  Troussepinette  the Vendée aperitif accompanied by the delicious Préfou , a filled roll.

Don't miss the frogs' legs and the grilled eel, specialties of the gastronomy of the marshes which will delight your palate, accompanied by the  Mareuil Vendéen, local wine, white, red or rosé.

Equally delicious,  moths  vendéennes, white beans and  Vendée ham  reveal to you the flavor of the local gastronomy.

Finish gently with the flan maraichin, it is a traditional cake from Vendée, a specialty known mainly in the marshes of North-West Vendée.

The markets of Saint Jean de Monts:

Covered food market Place Jean Yole
Every morning from 1/06 to 30/09

Large market, place Jean Yole

Wednesday and Saturday mornings

Covered beach market  - Avenue of the ladies

Every morning from 1/06 to 30/09

Demoiselles Market -Avenue de la plage
Monday and Thursday mornings from 04/07 to 29/08

les marchés et produits du terroir

The salt marshes
and Saltworks

The Salines by boat

Close to Les Sables d'Olonne, come and discover the culture of salt and all the trades associated with it.

Stroll along the water

In a typical boat, let yourself be guided along the water and enjoy the gentleness of a boat trip to visit the salt marshes in the most authentic way possible. Discover the profession of salt worker, but also the particular fauna and flora of this preserved environment. Our guides will be happy to assist you in the demonstration of the harvesting of Salt and its Flower.

You can continue your visit with a walk on the Historical Route where salt marshes and bird nesting areas rub shoulders.

You can also leave with a few grams of Fleur de Sel to delight your friends or family.

The Salines de La Chaume obtained the Bronze Medal for Tourism.

1h30 guided tour only by reservation
June and September: Tuesday to Sunday, afternoons
July and August: Sunday to Friday
Time slots for visits and booking on

Bike paths 

and many other activities

Many cycle paths line the region, whether you are sporty or not, you will enjoy discovering the Vendée.

In Saint Jean de Monts, our campsite Le Fief is located at the start of the cycle paths and to make things easier for you, we provide you with a bicycle rental service.

In other words, all you have to do is get on your bikes and go full speed ahead! And believe me, it's a collection of fabulous memories and unforgettable images that you will bring back to your hearts when you return from these walks.

You will cross the salt marshes and discover an incredible fauna and flora, you will find the shade of the maritime pines and the holm oaks in the national forest of Saint Jean de Monts.

Delicious walks await you.


In Saint Jean de Monts, come and discover a wide range of nautical activities : 

surfing, kite-surfing, sailing, kayaking, stand up paddle.

Cultural activities : exhibitions, concerts, shows

Well-being and relaxation : thalasso, océabul, casino.

Sports activities and nature: golf, hiking, cycling.

Don't miss the resort's must-sees: the festive atmosphere of the avenue de la mer, the Explora Parc leisure park, nautical pleasures, the small rosalie tour, the sea esplanade, the dune path, the belvedere, the Daviaud eco-museum at La Barre de Monts, Biotopia at Notre Dame de Monts…

Pistes cyclables
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