on Île de Ré
(Re)Discover the treasures of the Île de Ré

Bicycle rides
Bike rental 50 meters from the Hotel Les Colonnes, to discover  nearly 110 km (70 miles) of bike paths on the Ile de Ré. Information bike rental: Yootoo

Boat trip from Saint-Martin-de-Ré
On a sailing-boat, a motor-boat or on a catamaran Discover the Pertuis, Fort Boyart, or simply make a getaway to discover the boat as such.

Visit of ornithological reserves
The Nature Reserve “Lilleau des Niges”. The League for the Protection of Birds manages this reserve  of wild life.

Cooperative of wine-growers of the Ile de Ré
where you can discover the riches of the “terroir retais” ,the local wines, the Pineau of the Ile de Ré, the cognac, the local white wine, the red or rosé wines or the potatoes, the first in France to obtain the label “AOC”…

The bustling  markets as we like them
where you will discover fish, oysters from Ile de Ré, the early vegetables …

L’écomusée du Marais Salant à Loix-en-Ré
You will discover the work of the salt workers, the harvest and the flavors of the famous “fleur de sel” from the Ile de Ré.

La Maison du Magayant
is located by the sea, it shows the cultural, biological and environmental heritage of the foreshore of the ile de Re.

Le musée Ernest Cognacq
proposes you temporary exhibitions, in the “l’hôtel de Clerjotte” a classified Historical Monument. The museum thus participates in supporting the candidacy of the 14 major sites of Vauban classified UNESCO World Heritage.

La Maline à la Couarde sur Mer
is an essential place dedicated to all lovers of the arts. You can applaud performances “on top of the list” during the four seasons.

  • Beach of the Bois Plage en Ré, 3 Km
  • Beach of La Couarde sur mer, 5 km
  • Equestrian Center, 2 km
  • Golf (practice)  at La Flotte, 3 km
  • 9- hole golf course at the Portes, 20 km
  • 18-hole golf course in La Rochelle, 15 km
  • Aquarium of La Rochelle, 20 km
  • Old port of La Rochelle and its famous Tours, 20 km

Relaxation Institute
A beauty Institute “GUINOT” is 200 meters from the hotel.
Possible upon reservation. http://www.labelledere.com
Tél : +33 (0)5 46 67 94 38

9- hole golf course “Trousse Chemise” at Portes en Ré 18 hole golf course in La Rochelle just across the bridge. Practice at La Flotte en Ré.

Horse riding
several riding schools are at your disposal to take lessons or simply go for walks on the beach or in the forest.

several tennis clubs offer the opportunity to do internships or just rent a course by the hour.

Water Sports
several sailing schools offer sailing lessons, kyte-surfing, surfing

Jet ski
several sailing schools offer jet ski rental on time, with or without instructor.

Sea fishing
day trips are organized.