The Tropicana 5-star campsite in Saint-Jean-de-Monts (Vendée / 85)
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How to keep busy when it rains during your holidays in Saint-Jean-de-Monts?

Wondering what to do when it rains in Saint-Jean-de-Monts? The activities are diverse and varied: the Tropicana tells you everything!

Saint-Jean-de-Monts is an ideal destination for holidays with family or friends, with its good weather, its fine sandy beaches and its warm atmosphere.

However, it may happen that the weather is not always good, and it is then important to plan activities to occupy your days.

Wondering what to do when it rains in Saint-Jean-de-Monts? Don’t worry: you are not left out!

This pretty little town offers plenty of indoor activities in the Vendée .

Between fun and relaxation activities, your favorite Tropicana campsite presents the different options available to you to entertain you even when it rains.

What to do when it rains in Saint-Jean-de-Monts: discover the Aquarium

When it rains, why not take refuge in a sheltered place and discover the seabed of the Atlantic Ocean ?


The Talmont-Saint-Hilaire Aquarium located not far from Saint-Jean-de-Monts is a must-see attraction for the whole family, with its many species of fish, sharks, turtles and other marine animals.


You can also attend educational activities and shows to learn more about underwater life.


Something to entertain young and old, even when the sky is gray!

Go shopping

If you prefer to stay dry while doing activities, you can go to the city center of Saint-Jean-de-Monts for shopping.


Many shops are at your disposal to find souvenirs or go window shopping.


You can also stop in one of the many cafes or restaurants to warm up with a hot drink or a good meal.

Take advantage of the indoor aquatic spaces

If you have booked a stay at a campsite with aquatic areas, it is possible to swim even when it rains.


Le Tropicana campsite has a covered and heated swimming pool , as well as an indoor aquatic area, where you can enjoy the joys of water, regardless of the weather outside.


Exactly what you need to spend your energy, whatever the weather.

Participate in creative workshops

When it rains, why not develop your creativity ? Le Tropicana campsite offers creative workshops for children and adults.


Depending on what is on the program, you can learn how to make jewelry, accessories or decorative objects.


These activities are perfect for spending a friendly moment with family or friends.

To visit museums

Saint-Jean-de-Monts also offers several museums that are worth visiting, even when it rains.


The Charles Milcendeau Museum, located in the city center, exhibits the works of the famous artist, originally from the region.


The museum of popular traditions , located in Notre-Dame-de-Monts, allows you to discover local life and the customs of the region through interactive exhibitions.

Discover the local culture

Even in the rain, it is possible to discover the local culture of Saint-Jean-de-Monts by visiting the Naval Construction Museum.


This museum retraces the maritime history of the region and allows you to discover the art of shipbuilding.

Relax in a spa

What could be better than relaxing in a spa when it rains?


Saint-Jean-de-Monts has several establishments offering treatments and massages , perfect for recharging your batteries in complete serenity.


In particular, you can go to the Valdys Resort Thalasso and Spa, located a few steps from the Le Tropicana campsite, which offers a variety of treatments for the face and body.

Take advantage of the campsite entertainment

Finally, if you stay at Le Tropicana campsite, you can take advantage of the many activities offered by the campsite team, even in the rain.


Pétanque and ping-pong tournaments , yoga sessions , themed evenings , sauna and hamamm , games for children… There is something for all tastes and all ages.


You can also take advantage of the covered games room to spend a convivial moment with family or friends.


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For any request, you can contact the reception who will be happy to provide you with information at the following times :

9 am-12pm / 2 pm-6pm in low season

(from April 13 to July 3, 2020 and from August 30 to September 20, 2020)

9 am-1pm / 2 pm-7pm in high season

(July 4 to August 29, 2020)

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