Royan, a lovely city in the Charente-Marine region, is one of Nouvelle-Aquitaine's most popular seaside resorts. It will charm you with its beautiful sandy beaches and marina. Designated a city of art and history in 2010, the city displays a rich history and a wealth of cultural life.
What to do in Royan?
Begin by strolling through the attractive market in the city centre, which is open every day in the summer. Afterwards, you can take the time to visit Royan's museum, Planet Exotica, which covers 7.6 hectares including a Japanese garden and a rainforest area. Gaming enthusiasts are sure to enjoy the Barrière Casino.
Royan's promenades are lined with Belle Epoque villas, while there are many walks and cycle routes along the coast. It's a matter of record that many famous people once lived in Royan, and the cinema industry has made several films in these glorious surroundings. We suggest you enjoy the many festivals staged in the city, such as the fire and music spectacle every 15 August, which attracts almost 100,000 visitors each year. 'Le Violon sur le Sable' is another popular festival, while each winter sees an ice rink set up on the beach. Book now a luxury or charming hotel in Royan!
Are you looking for a luxury hotel in Royan for your family or romantic holiday? Discover the activities to do in this charentaise seaside resort: between seaside tourism and cultural visits, the choice is wide and your stay will be full.
Book a luxury hotel in Royan in a tourist environment
Royan is a seaside resort located on the Côte de Beauté, in Charente-Maritime. Sunshine and wellness await you on the Atlantic coast. Whether you come as a lover or a family member, you will appreciate the diversity of water sports activities and the five beautiful beaches maintained by the city. You can take a charming hotel in Royan, with a view of the sea or even the marina. The marina, in the heart of the city, is beautiful at nightfall and ideal for a romantic walk. La Grande Conche beach is a remarkable natural area, with all the marine species it shelters. From your luxury hotel in Royan, you will be just a stone's throw from the thalassotherapy centre, the casino and gourmet restaurants, which offer local specialities. Your hotel in Royan on the seaside will offer you large rooms well equipped, sunny and isolated. Take advantage of your stay in Royan to practice sailing, windsurfing or water skiing. Sailing courses are even possible in the Royan marina.
A charming hotel in Royan just a stone's throw from the historic district
Royan holds a 'City of Art and History'label, and he is not undeserved. Enchanted since the 19th century by the bourgeoisie of the Belle Epoque, Royan has been gradually furnished with villas and tourist infrastructures suitable for these affluent visitors. Bombed during the Second World War, Royan was completely rebuilt. If you like cultural outings, you will appreciate the museum of Royan and its modern architecture, as well as the architecture of the few villas of the 1950s such as the villa 'Ombre blanche' and the villa 'Hélianthe'. Some places of worship are also quite unique, such as Notre-Dame church and the Protestant centre, both of which are modernist architecture.
Which hotel in Royan by the sea?
The seaside resort of Royan does not lack hotel complexes, with all types of facilities. Most luxury hotels offer spacious and very comfortable rooms, equipped with WI-FI, television and basic equipment (hair dryer, soap...). Private and secure parking allows you to access the hotel easily, even during rush hour. If you want maximum wellness, take a charming hotel in Royan with swimming pool, for the days when you won't want to go out on the beach. If you want to be close to the beach activities, it will be better to choose a hotel on the marina, or on the long avenue that borders the beaches. Other hotels are located in the city centre, 10 minutes walk from the port and a stone's throw from all amenities.