Leisures

Swim in our spacious 12 x 7 heated pool, open from April to October. The pool is surrounded by a protective fence, in the middle of a beautiful meadow with palm trees, sun terrace, swings, badminton . There is a shallow end for children.

Five minutes away from sentout, across the D10 road, on the lake of Baurech, a water-ski station is runned by Thierry Malhomme, french waterski champion.

The fifty acres of beautiful grounds provide a wide variety of walks and we provide maps and information. Horse riders can enjoy trekking through the forest and vineyards.

You can play table-tennis, table football, badminton, boules.

Atlantic beaches and the bay of Arcachon are within an hour’s drive, with miles of sandy beaches. The sand dune at Le Pyla with its surprising desert landscape is the highest in Europe and is a great favourite with families.

There are well over 5 excellent golf courses within an hour by car around Bordeaux and over 20 in whole Aquitaine. We provide full information about them: address, holes, greens, fees, booking, restaurants etc…

Canoeing is available on local rivers, fully equipped with canoes, kayaks and training courses. Over 40 miles of circuits on 3 shady rivers.

Many famous writers lived locally and you can visit the châteaux of Montaigne, Montesquieu, Mauriac as well as mediaeval fortresses and of course, renowned wine chateaux.

Numerous restaurants around château Sentout offer a good variety of French cuisine, children are accepted in every restaurant and special children menus are served in most of them. .

Sentout offers many other local attractions to entertain you and your family: Bordeaux historic town, medieval villages such as St Emilion, colourful markets at Créon (Wed) and Cadillac (Sat).There are boat tours on the Garonne a treetop climbing station 2 miles from us, aquacity at Arcachon, Ecomusée at Marqueze, and visits to Sarlat and the prestigious caves in the Dordogne The coast is within an hour’s drive and boast miles of sandy beaches with all the usual facilities of sailing, surfing, etc.