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Sports weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer: our ideas for feeling good in your sneakers 👟

Feel like activating the sneaker and cap mode? That’s just what you need. From the beach to the mountains, Argelès-sur-Mer has plenty of activities to keep you fit… or not! Hiking in the great outdoors, mountain trails or slow snorkeling: there’s no better way to combine effort with comfort. Whether you’re in love, solo or with the family, embark on a sporting weekend of your own on the Catalan coast.

Sea, sport & sun : a sporting weekend with your feet in the water 💦

In Argelès-sur-Mer, fine weather is no excuse to say goodbye to sport. On the contrary! The return of the sun officially launches the water sports season. Yes, what better way to get into shape than with a session of kayaking or stand-up paddling? Head for Argelès-sur-Mer’s many beach clubs. Whether you’re looking for a sporty solo course or a fun family day out, you’re sure to find the right activity for you. And don’t forget to bring out the mainsail (and glide downwind 🎶 ) for a wingfoil session!

Not in the mood for a dip? Cap problema*. Argelès-sur-Mer has not said its last word when it comes to getting you out and about, without getting wet. For a gentle start, opt for a beach volleyball session on the beach. With family or friends, it’s the ideal sport for combining physical activity, a view of the azure and a good laugh. You know what they say: laughter is your abs’ best friend! To complete your six-pack, head for the seafront promenade. From Port-Argelès to Bois des Pins, enjoy a jog between sea and nature. Add a sunset to the mix, and you’ve got a dream sports weekend on the Catalan coast.

*No problem

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Journey to the center of the ̶t̶e̶r̶r̶e̶ sea

Who said water sports were always synonymous with effort? In Argelès-sur-Mer, try your hand at scuba diving or snorkeling in the heart of the Cerbère-Banyuls marine nature reserve, the first of its kind in France. Underwater or on the surface, these leisure activities are always a good idea for a stroll… on the open sea!

In hiking, biking and waterside mode: a 100% nature sports weekend 🌿

Set between the Pyrenees and wooded areas, Argelès-sur-Mer has plenty of spots where nature and adventure go hand in hand. Whether you prefer hiking or cycling, Argelès-sur-Mer is the perfect destination for an outdoor sports session. From the Tour de la Massane to the Méditerranée à Vélo, not forgetting the mountain bike circuits, the Catalan coast promises calves of steel. All you have to do is choose from our wide range of cycling and hiking circuits departing from Parc Valmy. Or would you prefer to try your hand at trail riding in the mountains? For that, head for the Albères massif, where a trail between oak forests and ridge paths awaits you. It’s enough to make you a real sports addict!

Want to try out the sport in a small group? Swap your bike for a racket and try your hand at tennis in the heart of the pine forest. Whether you’re a family, a couple or a solo player, challenge yourselves to a doubles tournament. It’s the perfect way to have fun and enjoy nature at the same time. Who knows, maybe you’ll meet some of our Sunday regulars!

Nature and azure

In Argelès-sur-Mer, a hike with your feet in the water is a must. To combine summits and iodine baths, opt for the Sentier du Littoral. From the Racou beach to the Ouille beach, this hike along the mountainside will take you to the heights of Vermeille. Don’t forget your camera to immortalize the view of the Mediterranean!

Full of thrills: a colorful sports weekend 🤙🏽

Want to combine sport and thrills? You’ve come to the right place! With your feet in the water or your head in the trees, Argelès-sur-Mer has no shortage of activities to combine effort with thrills. Starting with accrobranche. With family or friends, try your hand at an acrobatic course in the middle of the forest. From zip lines to suspension bridges, this activity challenges your balance, your team spirit and (above all) your daring. Can you rise to the challenge?

If you prefer a thrill in the water, Argelès-sur-Mer has just what you’re looking for. For the more adventurous* among you, head for the canyoning park. On the program: giant zip-line jump, slide descent and climbing. Or maybe you’d prefer to spend the day with the whole family at the water park with its sliding slides? One thing’s for sure: you don’t have to be afraid of heights!

All about your sporting weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer

  • Where is Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Argelès-sur-Mer is located in south-eastern France, in the Pyrénées-Orientales department. It is close to the city of Perpignan and to key destinations such as Collioure and Port-Vendres.

  • What physical activities can you enjoy on a sporting weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Between water sports and outdoor activities, Argelès-sur-Mer lends itself perfectly to a sporting weekend in the great outdoors. Here are just a few activities to try during your stay:

    • Stand-up paddle
    • Sea kayaking
    • Wingfoil
    • Hiking
    • Cycling and mountain biking
    • Sailing courses
    • Tennis
    • Tree climbing
    • Canyoning
  • Which hike to choose for a sporting weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Between the Pyrenees and the Mediterranean, Argelès-sur-Mer has more than one hike in its bag to help you discover the Catalan coast. From slow-motion tours to mountain trails, there’s sure to be something to suit your taste. Here are a few ideas of hikes to try out:

    • Tour de la Massane
    • Sentier du Littoral
    • Notre-Dame-de-Vie Hermitage
    • Gardens of Roussillon
    • Criques de Collioure
  • What family activities are available for a sporting weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Argelès-sur-Mer lends itself perfectly to a 100% sports holiday for all the family. Here are a few ideas for activities that will appeal to children and parents alike:

    • Learn to stand-up paddle as a family at a beach club
    • Go sea kayaking with the kids
    • A day at the water park
    • Take a dip in the hotel pool or in your vacation rental
    • Try your hand at canyoning
  • Which accommodation to choose for a sporting weekend in Argelès-sur-Mer?

    Camping, bed and breakfast, hotel or vacation rental: Argelès-sur-Mer offers a wide choice of accommodation for your sporting break. Starting with vacation rentals. With its swimming pool and cocooning rooms, it’s a sure bet for a good night’s sleep after your sporting day.

    For a chill-out stay or sports weekend, opt instead for one of our Michelin-starred hotels. With XXL rooms and attentive service, it’s the ideal choice for a successful stay. For even more comfort, consider the spa option in your hotel. Ideal for relaxing with the family after a jog on the beach!

    For your summer travels, remember to book your accommodation in advance to ensure availability.

  • What services do hotels in Argelès-sur-Mer offer?

    Hotels in Argelès-sur-Mer offer a wide range of services! Of course, this varies according to the type of hotel you choose and its location. But, generally speaking, hotels in Argelès-sur-Mer offer a wide range of in-room and on-site facilities.

    Here are all the services that may be included or optional in your Argelès-sur-Mer hotel:

    • Breakfast
    • Restaurant
    • Swimming pool
    • Spacious rooms
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Sea view
    • Spa

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