Camping La Pointe can be found in Capbreton, to the south of the great Landes forests, and within easy access of Basque country. There are 450 pitches (80-100 sq.m), 100 for touring, most with 10A electricity. A number of mobile homes are available to rent. The nearest beach is 800 m. via a track through the forest, or on the free shuttle bus service. On-site amenities include a good swimming pool complex (with water slides) and a popular bar/restaurant. Various activities and events are on offer in peak season, including themed evenings and aquagym sessions.
This part of the Atlantic coast is renowned for the quality of its surf, and a surf school is close at hand. The beaches are vast and rarely crowded. The Spanish border town of Irun is within easy reach, as well as stylish resorts such as Biarritz with its world-class maritime museum, and Saint Jean-de-Luz. For the more energetic there are tree-top adventure parks and to the north there are miles of cycle tracks through the Landes forests, where the many large lakes offer a pleasant alternative to the coast.