Ideas for activities in the Camargue

By staying in our hotel with 2 swimming pools, one of which is heated from Easter to mid-October, it will be quite simply impossible for you to get bored! Whether it is for your vacations, or to enhance your seminars, we have a very wide range of activities to offer you... Body modelling, 4x4 rides, horse-drawn carriage, bicycles, gyropods, horseback riding, boating, paddling, not to mention the spot of Kitesurfing very well known by sportsmen and women. Don't hesitate to contact us, we will be happy to direct you to the service providers who will meet your desires.

The activities

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Ornithological Park of the Camargue

Impossible not to speak about Saintes Maries de la Mer without presenting you its ORNITHOLOGICAL PARK OF THE PONT DE GAU. It invites you to share the intimacy of the wild fauna in a natural environment of 60 hectares. Everything has been imagined in order to facilitate the observation of several hundreds of pink flamingos, herons, storks, egrets and other small waders. 

Discovery of a bull farm

Camargue horses are emblematic, but bulls are no less so! Meet a bull breeder at the Manade des Baumelles and discover his job and his passion... You will walk around the domain in a towed cart and, if you wish, share a typical Camargue meal. 

Enjoy the water activities

Paddle, kitesurf, canoe kayak... Visit our partners page for more info!
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Aigues-Mortes and its salt flats

About 30 km from our 3-star hotels in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Aigues-Mortes is one of the must-sees of your stay in the Camargue. This perfectly preserved medieval city gives the impression that time has stood still. From the top of its fortifications, you will enjoy an exceptional view of the salt flats. 

Camargue Regional Nature Park

Wild areas where horses and bulls roam freely, stretches of water as far as the eye can see, salt marshes, rice fields, towns and villages full of character, beaches still preserved from urbanization... You are in the heart of the Camargue regional nature park where nature is king. During your stay in our hotel in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer you have the opportunity to disconnect from your daily life and recharge your batteries. The Camargue is not just a poster or postcard setting. The Camargue is something to be lived in. A lot of our guests come from nearby cities... even for them the change of scenery is total.

The Beaches

As far as beaches are concerned, you have a choice. The commune of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer has a few beaches that are worth a visit. On 10 km of coastline, you can choose between public beaches, private beaches, and beaches that are a little quieter... especially in summer. If you like the wild side, a few kilometers from our hotel complex, the Beauduc beach is made for you. Difficult to reach by a track, once you reach it, it offers a scenery that is devoid of any visual pollution. It is a spot that is very much appreciated by the kite-surfers. 


By staying at the Auberge Camarguaise, you are in the immediate vicinity of the center of the historic village of Les Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. The capital of the Camargue, a high place of pilgrimage, is built around its magnificent church. Home of the gypsies, the town attracts by its folkloric, colorful and spiritual atmosphere. 

The Camargue... in a 4x4, in a gyropod, or on horseback?

Your hotel has compiled a list of leisure activities to discover the Camargue other than by car or on foot. It's hard to miss a ride on horseback, a canoe or a boat... For the amateurs, 4x4 excursions are possible. More original, sand yachting, horse-drawn carriage, gyropode or tandem... There is something for everyone!

Excursions and hikes or bike rides...

Our hotel offers turnkey tourist weeks that will allow you to discover the Camargue and its region, without having to worry about anything: tourist visits by bus, or hikes "in star" starting from your hotel. Ask for information quickly!