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lovely place beach is white soft sand.. kids play area .. toilets... cafe..drinks food .. picnic... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Rebecca L
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Seaside in the countryside

We visited Lac Jamaye this week. Like many other French country lakes this one is well maintained... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
Minster on sea,
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Lac Jemaye, 24410 La Jemaye, France
+33 5 53 90 63 74
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

lovely place beach is white soft sand.. kids play area .. toilets... cafe..drinks food .. picnic benches.. water to swim.. no shade or sunbeds so take your own.. free parking .. secret little gem.. must see

Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited Lac Jamaye this week. Like many other French country lakes this one is well maintained for visitors. A man made sand beach on the bank of the lake offers a safe supervised swimming area. Lifeguard station staffed all day. The beach is big...More

Thank Coccia8
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Lovely, safe man made beech with lifeguards. Kayaks etc can be hired. There is a restaurant serving reasonable food, together with a beech bar which also serves basic food (chips, ices etc). No shade at all on the beech, so get there early and find...More

Thank winchcombe1_13
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We went out of season with just the small cafe open. Great spot with walks, water, cafe etc. Definitely worth a visit

Thank WonderBall66
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Excellent swimming lake and sandy beach with cafe and parking. Also canoeing is available on most days free of charge. Lifeguards and roped off area gives more reassurance to a very family friendly environment.

Thank stuartarmstrong12
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place. Free entry, lovely sandy beach with roped off area for swimming and lifeguards on duty. We went on a Wednesday and Thursday. Must have been something local happening on the Wednesday as it was much busier, you could also take out...More

Thank Honeyfarmer
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Went here for a day, lovely place but could do with more sun loungers. Gets very busy in hot weather but hey, that's the best time to go when you need to cool off! Great car parks and cafe - burgers are great! Great place...More

1  Thank Smiler_802
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Staying in Vanxains and cycled down to see what was on offer, pleasantly surprised & returned the next afternoon. Kids spent all afternoon in the lake, registered with the kayaking and was told to return in 1/2 hour. Great fun in the kayaks. So nice...More

1  Thank 5353Chriss
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit for a day with plenty to do or, if you prefer, do nothing but sit on the sandy beach. Free parking & activities including canoeing. Beach side cafes (2 of) a little basic & overpriced but otherwise, very good day out...More

2  Thank ianj507
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

15-20 minutes drive from Aubeterre-Sur-Dronne, the drive is easy and traffic free (unlike anywhere in U.K.) parking is free and plentiful (unlike anywhere in U.K.). There is a lovely clean sandy shore, the water is obviously non tidal, & no strong hidden currents. There are...More

1  Thank binthurdunthat
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Rebecca L
September 2, 2018|
Response from Honeyfarmer | Reviewed this property |
We got there for about 10am on two different days and the guards were already at their posts, that was in July though, the hours are probably different now.
Alan S
April 13, 2017|
Response from Courty65 |
Yes, I’ve seen plenty of canoes in that area.
August 9, 2016|
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Response from Adrian G | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The lake is always open, I've walked around it in Feb. I don't know but I would guess that the cafes and canoeing will still be on offer. Hope you have fun, it's such a good place on a sunny day.