This French island located just off the coast of La Rochelle in western France, is a hub for sailing and watersports. Ile de Re's holiday homes are very popular among tourists, which is hardly a surprise as this incredible island has a lot to offer holiday makers with everything you could wish for in a holiday. Every year, sailing regattas are held every year where a multitude of activities and events take place such as a range of water sports and a sailing race famed all over France. If you enjoy holiday homes in Ile de Re for the sailing, there are many other holiday homes all over Europe in great sailing destinations such as:
The British sailing town of Salcombe.
Kiel, a famous destination throughout Germany for its sailing regatta.
Falmouth, a British town whose history is built on sailing.
Great sights on offer all over the island.
Holiday cottages in Ile de Re are great places of natural beauty surrounded by all sorts of landscapes that cover this small island. A popular activity to take part in, which is fun for all sorts of people, is rock-pool fishing at low-tide. When Ile de Re's tide has gone out, a plethora of rock-pools become visible, covering the islands shores. Discover all sorts of plant life and creatures as this island takes pride in its natural biodiversity. Thousands of different bird species flock to the island all year too as this is where the animals take refuge in the summer to build their nests and reproduce. The brilliant sights of the bird's arrival and migration can be seen from all over the island and even from your Ile de Re holiday cottage.