Discover Lake Sanguinet in the Landes region of France

Camping at Lake Sanguinet

Come and discover the Lac du Sanguinet, one of France’s largest lakes, an unspoilt area surrounded by the region’s typical pine forests.

Around Lake Sanguinet

Numerous footpaths run alongside the lake, and cycle paths surround it. From leisurely family outings to sporty mountain biking, there’s something for everyone.

Don’t have a bike with you?
Don’t panic, you’ll find rental outlets near the lake.
For horse lovers, there’s also a riding school offering horseback rides around the lake.

Lac de Sanguinet: beach and idleness

There are two beaches on Lac de Sanguinet: Plage du Pavillon and Plage du Caton. Both beaches are supervised during the summer months.
The beaches are lined with trees to protect you from the sun. Don’t forget to bring your tube of sunscreen, as the sun beats down hard in summer.

What’s the best beach on Lac de Sanguinet?

Caton beach is a beautiful sandy beach in a protected natural area, sheltered by pine trees.

Lifeguarded in July and August and accessible to people with reduced mobility, it is also equipped with a first-aid post, a bar-snack restaurant and a picnic area – everything you need to relax all day long.

Swimming at Lac de Sanguinet

Lac de Sanguinet is ideal for family bathing. The lake is gently sloping, shallow and calm, ideal for safe swimming with young children!

Water temperatures often reach 28° in summer, making it easy to get into the water and have a great time. Imagine a dream day of swimming in pleasant water, picnicking under the pines and a little ice cream to cool you down.

What to do at Lac de Sanguinet

Activities at the lake

As well as lounging on the beach and swimming, the lake offers a wide range of water sports. There’s a yacht club where you can go stand-up paddling, canoeing, wave-rafting, diving or pedal-boating with the whole family. You can also take a windsurfing course, or rent different types of boats, at the Sanguinet sailing club.

Lac de Sanguinet also boasts a rich heritage, with sunken villages and archaeological remains dating back more than 3,000 years! The Musée du Lac, a certified Musée de France, will present 50 years of archaeological excavations and help you to understand the life of the people who have lived on the shores of the lake for 2,000 years.

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Fishing on Lake Sanguinet

With a surface area of 5,500 hectares, the lake offers everyone a spot to fish in peace.

Numerous species are present, including pike, carp, zander, trout, tench and black bass. To fish on the lake, you need a fishing licence, which you can obtain from the fishing store.

Camping at Lac de Sanguinet

Many campsites have chosen to open their doors in Sanguinet, and it’s easy to see why.

For a successful family vacation, choose a campsite on the shores of Lake Sanguinet, from 3 to 5 stars. All these campsites offer a wide range of services and activities, including entertainment, a swimming pool and even a water park! You can even choose a campsite with direct access to Lake Sanguinet, to enjoy an idyllic setting.

Stay in a mobile home or camping pitch at Lou Broustaricq. Now that you know more about the lake’s assets and activities, all you have to do is pack your camping gear for a convivial camping holiday at Lac de Sanguinet!

Enjoy the pleasures of water and green nature!

Lou Broustaricq


Opening :

The campsite is open from April 14 to September 19.
Reception is open from 9am to 7pm, Monday to Saturday.