Known for its wonderful lake, Soustons in the Aquitaine region of south-west France is a fantastic place to visit with the family. With the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Lac díSoustons Ė a wonderful, large natural lake - on the other, you are well placed to make the most of the water-sports in the area whether itís canoeing, sailing or windsurfing. Surrounding the lakes is an abundance of natural forest, vineyards and stunning countryside, perfect for hiking and biking through. Then, head to the nearby gorgeous Atlantic golden sandy beaches to cool off. Thereís a number of shops in Soustons, and plenty of wonderful restaurants in the area, making the most of the local produce. And to venture out further, whether for more gastronomic delights or a day trip, the popular resorts of Biarritz and Capbreton are very close.