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Water sports as one would expect are very prominent here from beach games and swimming to surfing, land yachts, wind surfing and all manner of sailing from dingy sailing up to ocean yachts. Whether you want to participate or just watch, you will not be disappointed.
There are almost 110km of bike trails and many, many footpaths in Marennes-Oléron as well as trails on the Ile de Ré. On foot or by bike, you will enjoy the diversity of the scenery.
La Tanchet where surfing is king.