Ready to grab your paddle and head for the turquoise waters of the Ile de Ré? Enjoy an afternoon with friends to learn stand up paddling on the Ile de Ré, the ancestor of surfing.
The famous American surfer and Hawaiian legend Lair Hamilton brought it to light when he crossed the English Channel with his board and paddle in 2006. Since then, paddleboarding has become one of the most popular water sports in France!
Whether you're an athlete or a armchair sportsman, it's the perfect green activity to discover the fauna and flora of the marshes, and to enjoy the preserved places of the Ile de Ré, inaccessible by foot or by boat. So, get your paddle and let's go.

Discovering the salt marshes

Once you are on your paddle, paddle in hand: head for the salt marshes of the Ile de Ré, real natural treasures of the Charente.

Exceptional walks await you from La Couarde sur Mer, Loix, or from the Fier aux Portes en Ré and the Fier d'Ars, both cradles of important colonies of water birds, along the Natural Reserve of Lilleau des Niges.

Yoga Paddle : in harmony with nature

What better way to reconnect with your inner self in a timeless place than a yoga paddle session on the Ile de Ré?
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced yogi, this activity will have no trouble seducing you and will allow you to tone up your figure while enjoying the sea air.
This new discipline, which comes straight from California, is recognized for its physical and mental virtues, and is attracting more and more followers.
The sound of the waves, the sun kissing your skin, and the silence as a companion offer yo

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Your paddle is ready and waiting for you!