Water sports

Nautical activities

Kilometers of sandy beaches, well exposed to the wind: Houlgate is the ideal place to put the wind in your sails and treat yourself to some great surfing thrills: kitsurfing, water-skiing, traced buoys, windsurfing, catamarans and kayaks.

A wide choice of service providers to help you discover the pleasures of snow sports: some good addresses to help you prepare your stay…


Between sea and air, come and discover all the board sports on a beach ideal for learning. Sensations guaranteed. Ages 8 and up.

There are “initiation” courses for beginners, to learn how to pilot a kite, “perfection” courses to become autonomous, start riding upwind and try your first jumps, and “discovery” courses to try out the activity for half a day. The school is open daily from March 15 to November 15. 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. Daily in July and August; weekends in June and September.
  • Dives sur mer sailing school , 14160 Dives sur mer / 02 31 91 43 14
  • Houlgate nautical baseon the beach to the east of the Casino
  • 06 25 71 25 94 or 02 31 91 43 14

Located on the beach to the east of the Casino, it’s open every day in July and August from 9am to 6pm. Windsurf and catamaran rental, private lessons and courses. Single and double kayaks and stand-up paddle boards for hire.

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