Practical informationin Carcans
Shopping in Carcans
In Carcans Plage, a small grocery shop, a bakery, a greengrocer and a butcher are open in high season. A small mini-market with a bread depot is at your disposal inside the Océan campsite at 200m from May to September, with bread and pastries baked on the spot.
The Carcans Plage market takes place on Monday mornings from mid-June to mid-September, the Maubuisson market takes place on Wednesday mornings during the same period. There is also a small night market at Carcans Plage every Thursday evening in July and August.
In Maubuisson, 5 kilometres from the Village de l’Océan, you will find a tobacconist’s, a fishmonger’s, a wine shop, a cash dispenser, a post office…
The nearest pharmacies and supermarkets are in Carcans Ville (Carrefour Contact) and Lacanau Océan (Carrefour Market and U Express), both 10-15 minutes away by car. A supermarket (Super U) is located in Lacanau Ville, 25 minutes away by car and an Aldi in Hourtin, 30 minutes away by car.
Please note : the nearest cash machine is in Maubuisson.
A self-service laundry with tumble dryer is available.
One car space per chalet. Wild camping and tents are not allowed.
We accept electric or gas barbecues. However, charcoal barbecues are not accepted.
Payments by Chèques Vacances ANCV are accepted.
Three beach accesses and one PMR access allow you to go and see the ocean while respecting the dune and its vegetation. The first aid post is located at the top of the south beach. In summer, the beach is supervised in several places. Beware, the ocean is dangerous at any time of year, even for the best swimmers, due to the powerful currents of the bay. Documentation is made available by the communes and the first aid posts so that you can be informed and bathe while respecting the safety instructions
Find out more about the Baïnes with explanations from the Atlantic Coast Observatory