La Palmyre resort…
Beaches and relaxation
La Palmyre and its Beaches
Many beaches welcome you for relaxing, swimming, surfing, windsurfing, boat and jet trips :
Departs from the La Palmyre port for a sea trip, to visit the lighthouse of Cordouan, to go fishing at sea…
Sandy beaches evolve between Royan (situated at 16kms), Saint palais sur mer (12 kms), la Grande Côte (2kms)….
The closest, that of La Palmyre is at 750m from the hôtel !
The wild coast stretches into a long string of fine sand bordered by pine forests on 18 kms taking you from the lighthouse of the Coubre to Ronce les Bains-La Tremblade.
Hiking bikes at La Palmyre
Cyclotrott, located in the port of La Palmyre at 750m from the hotel, ensures the rental of bicycles of all kinds and materials, rosalies.
Plans are available to you for cross cross bike paths and paths more than 50 kms by mountain bike, bicycle touring, small and large bicycle with children ‘charettes’, helmets, etc…
Shopping in La Palmyre
The hotel is located 100 m from the city center : many shops, bars and restaurants, ice creams, creperies, etc…
With every Wednesday and Sunday a market regional products from 8.am to 1.00pm (april to september) and a night market every Wednesday evening until 11.00pm (july and august).
The hotel, which does not offer a restaurant service, has a list of restaurants in La Palmyre and its surroundings at the reception.
La Palmyre Zoo
Just 300m from the hotel, the Zoo is open every day from 9am to 7pm. It will welcome you on 18 hectares to discover more than 110 different species in natural and varied decors
Apart from being a pleasant and entertaining outing for young and old people, the Zoo de La Palmyre also plays an important role in the conservation of endangered species, scientific research and environmental education.
It records 200 to 300 births each year, a success that can be attributed to the care given to
the feeding and welfare of animals
Founded by Claude Caillé in 1966, this unique site has over time become one of the most renowned zoological parks in France and a flagship of the region’s sentimental heritage.
La Palmyre Golf Club (7 rue de La Palmyre) is 950 metres from the hotel. It is a 4-star 9-hole golf course located near Club Med. The golf was designed in the heart of a sumptuous pine forest with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean, a golf course that combines both links and target courses.
Le Golf de Royan is 4km from the hotel. Located on Saint-Palais sur Mer, planted in a sumptuous natural setting of pine forest, this 18-hole Golf course offers competitions, pro shop, restaurant, association, etc…
The Zagal Cabaret show
Zagal Cabaret offers shows with or without meals.
For 2019 «L’Arbre aux Chevaux» will amaze you against the prowess of high-level acrobatics and stunds. On more than 800m² of stage the complicity of the man and the horse are evident punctuated with dances, songs, poems, comic numbers, carousels, all orchestrated with a giant screen for the atmospheres and the sumptuous play of the lights. Flips, humor, emotions… «The Tree of Horses» will guarantee young and old alike the memory of fantastic images rich in happiness in a world where the horse is King.
41 avenue des Mathes- La Palmyre (900m de l’hôtel)
Au Palmyre Hôtel is conveniently located in the heart of the Charente-Maritime. Its heritage of discovery is rich in summer and seaside activities as well as in history, culture and art.
The Charente coast offers many beaches and nautical activities. Discover the islands : Oléron is 24km from La Palmyre , the island of Ré at 60km while the island of Aix is at 35 km, accessible only by boat shuttle, and the island Madame provides the low sea passage.
Fort Boyard, Fort Louvois and Cordouan Lighthouse are accessible by boat.
Discover also typical villages : Mornac-sur-Seudre, its craftsmen and its small port (20km from La Palmyre), Talmont (40 km) and all the estuary of the Gironde, fief of the Charentais caviar.
The unmissable La Rochelle is 65km from La Palmyre. All year long you will be under the charm of the old town, its port, its towers, the Minimes, its museums. Discover Rochefort-sur-Mer, famous thanks to L’Hermione, copy of the frigate of Lafayette, the suspension bridge of Mr Eiffel, the house of Pierre Loti, the Royal Corderie.
The town of Saintes watered by the Charente also offers its history, its Roman sites, its river ballads…
For all gourmets, Cognac will delight all audiences by visiting the many Cognac wineries.
As for gastronomy, besides seafood, famous oysters and fish, enjoy local products : Pineau and Cognac, butter cake, salted butter caramel… an idea of greed and gift.