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14510 Houlgate


Water sports


Miles of fine sandy beaches, well exposed to the wind: Houlgate is the ideal place to put the wind in your sails and enjoy some great surfing sensations: kitsurfing, water-skiing, traced buoy, windsurfing, catamarans and kayaks.

A wide choice of service providers to discover the pleasures of surfing: some good addresses to prepare your stay…


  • Kiteboarding school – Kiteparadise – Houlgate –

  • 06 72 17 3574 –

    Between sea and air, come and discover all kinds of surfing activities on a beach ideal for learning. Sensations guaranteed. From 8 years old.

    Initiation” courses to start the activity, learn to pilot a kite, “improvement” to become autonomous, start to go upwind and try your first jumps, and “discovery” to try the activity for half a day. The school is open from 15 March to 15 November, every day, and is 500 m from the campsite.


Nautical base

  • Water ski, baby ski, mono ski and wake board – Kiteparadise – Houlgate – 06 72 17 35 74
  • Traced buoy and banana. Every day in July and August; weekends in June and September.
  • Dives sur mer sailing school, 14160 Dives sur mer / 02 31 91 43 14
  • Houlgate Sailing School – on the beach to the east of the Casino
    06 25 71 25 94 or 02 31 91 43 14
    Located on the beach east of the Casino, open every day in July and August from 9am to 6pm. Hire, private lessons and courses in windsurfing and catamaran sailing. Single and double kayaks and stand up paddle boards for hire.

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