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Moliets-et-Maa - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Landes

Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the south coast of the Landes, near the beautiful sandy beach bordering the dunes where you can practice swimming, surfing, fishing, lounging Moliets-et-Maa is not far from Moliets ponds, Prade, Léon and Soustons.

Around: the largest and fabulous forest in the southwest.

The region enjoys a privileged location near the Basque Country, Spain and the Pyrenees, with its exceptional natural environment, including the natural reserve of Courant d'Huchet, its unique terroir and its strong traditions.

On the way to Saint-Jacques de Compostela, Moliets offers a variety of entertainment and discovery, to the delight of everyone.

For athletes, many choices including water activities - surfing, kite surfing, boogie boarding, kayaking, sailing on Lake Leon - but also golf on the famous Moliets golf course, tennis, quad biking, surfcasting... There are many hiking trails that will reveal the beauty of Aquitaine.

And then there was the current of Huchet, a narrow stream where only a few boats can travel, and connects eight kilometers Léon pond located less than two kilometers from Moliets Atlantic Ocean. The current slides and winds between the dunes planted early, then sand on reaching Moliets, it crosses a bird sanctuary, maritime pine forests, marshes, bogs...

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude43.8486700 (N 43° 50’ 55”)
Longitude-1.3588140 (W 1° 21’ 32”)
Surface area27.66 km²
Population1244 inhabitants
Density44 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureMont-de-Marsan (82 km, 1:17)
Insee code40187
IntercommunalityCC Maremne Adour Côte Sud
TerritoriesAquitaine, Gascony

Nearest cities & towns

Messanges4.2 km (6 min)
Léon5.8 km (8 min)
Vieux-Boucau-les-Bains8.5 km (12 min)
Azur9.1 km (11 min)
Saint-Michel-Escalus12.6 km (14 min)
Linxe15 km (17 min)
Vielle-Saint-Girons15.7 km (20 min)
Soustons15.8 km (18 min)
Magescq18.7 km (18 min)
Castets19.5 km (20 min)
Seignosse22 km (25 min)
Tosse23 km (26 min)
Lit-et-Mixe25 km (28 min)
Taller26 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Atelier Comprendre son Empreinte Carbone
Course Pédestre "de la Plage aux Pins"
Partez à la Découverte de la Réserve Naturelle du Courant d'Huchet
Fête de la Jeunesse


The mouth of the Courant d'Huchet Moliets Beach
The mouth of the Courant d'Huchet Moliets Beach
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The observatory between golf and beach
The observatory between golf and beach
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The Moliets pond
The Moliets pond
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Maa The Chapel
Maa The Chapel
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Surf Moliets
Surf Moliets
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Vélodyssée Moliets
Vélodyssée Moliets
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The beach at night
The beach at night
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Moliets - South Beach
Moliets - South Beach
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Thursday 18 april
Min. 10°C - Max. 15°C
Friday 19 april
Min. 6°C - Max. 18°C
Saturday 20 april
Min. 8°C - Max. 19°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bike hire in the Landes
Sports sensations11 € to 44 € Léon (5.4 km)
Karting on an outdoor track
Entertainment16 € to 20 € Magescq (10.4 km)
Surfing lessons at Contis Plage beach
Sports sensations35 € to 100 € Saint-Julien-en-Born (27 km)
Jet ski hire
Sports sensations120 € to 200 € Anglet (38 km)
Horse ride in the forest and on the beach
Nature and the great outdoors70 € to 1390 € Mimizan (39 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tour of Orx Marsh
HikeEasy2:30Orx (27 km)
Sames - The Bastide Clairence (Equestrian)
Horse rideEasy4:55Orthevielle (37 km)
La Bidouze educational trail
HikeEasy3:00Guiche (40 km)
Pessarou (equestrian)
Horse rideEasy3:50Came (46 km)
Sames (equestrian)
Horse rideEasy6:55Came (46 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



Your holidays
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