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Soustons

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Soustons

Venue Details

Name:Soustons
Location:Aquitaine, France
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Sports:Rowing, Rugby, Canoeing

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Summary

Introduction

 

Lake Soustons, in southern France, is a beautiful, natural 4.5 km lake with a 2,000 metre marked course. It is regularly used by the French, German and Dutch National Rowing Teams, highlighting the excellence of the facilities on site.

Launches can be hired and there is full-board accommodation on-site.

Soustons benefits from stable and calm weather conditions throughout the year. Sunny, warm days are very common in winter, with the lake's mirror flat surface rarely being affected by the westerly winds.


Travel

 

By Air; Biarritz airport 36 km

Transfers can be arranged, if required

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Accommodation

 

The accommodation is split into Classic Rooms and Rooms with Lake View.

Classic Rooms; these rooms have a mezznine level which allows for 2 beds downstairs and 2 bedrooms upstairs. Each room has its own bathroom with a shower, sink and toilet. There is also access to a shared terrace.

Rooms with Lake View; these are rooms have 2 beds, each room having a bathroom which includes a shower, sink and toilet. They also come equipped with TV and WiFi.

The dining room is in the old block. Breakfast is continental buffet, lunch is also buffet with plenty of food. The kitchens will also cater for individual needs.


Hints & Tips

 

The town of Soustons is 2’ walk from the club. During the winter quite a few of the bars, cafes, restaurants are closed although you can usually find 1 of everything opened.

The local supermarket is also within a few minutes walk of the accommodation.

Coastal areas are popular and less than 20km away.


    

Training Facilities

Rowing & Canoeing

 

The 4.5 km lake holds a 2,000 metre buoyed course with 500 metre markers

The are 10 launches in total for hire, 5 of which are catamarans. There are no restrictions on the launch numbers.

The trailers can be parked on the club's premises but this is not a secure area.


Sports Hall

 

Judo; 1 Dojo

Handball; 1 court

Basketball; 1 court

Volleyball; 3 courts

Badminton; 7 courts


Outdoors

 

Tennis; 4 courts

Football; 1 pitch

Rugby; 2 pitches

 


Gym

 

There is a small gym area in a separate building which holds 10 ergos and, mainly free, weights. The larger gym area attached to the weights room can be used to spread the weights, thereby increasing the number of athletes training.  The rowing club do have additional ergos but these are only available through private agreement.


Coaching

Coaching

 

Enhance your camp with more intensive coaching. We can put you in contact with accredited rowing coaches, experienced in coaching at all levels from beginners through top domestic and up to international and Olympic standard, who will work with your own coaches to further extend the gains you make on your camp.


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