Top seaside activities near Etretat

Rejuvenate at the sea... It's even better with activities! Find your happiness alone, as a couple or as a family.

There's no need to say it, a diversion to the sea feels great.

The pure, slightly iodised air, the waves that sparkle in the sunlight and the horizon that seems endless... It's this marine setting and this feeling of freedom that we like so much. But did you know that the seaside is even more rejuvenating when combined with an activity?

If you plan to spend a weekend by the sea in Normandy, choose the Seine-Maritime and more particularly Fécamp. A port town nestled between the two cliff sides of the Côte d'Albâtre, it is only 20 minutes from Etretat. It is the ideal place to enjoy water sports activities as a couple, solo or with the family! Discover now our top activities to do for your relaxing stay.

All our ideas for outings by the sea

Aqua walking in Normandy on the Alabaster Coast

Walking in the water while doing sport is possible with the longe-côte. This activity is practised in groups with an experienced instructor and consists of walking in the water at armpit level. It's an opportunity to enjoy it with your friends and have a good time together.

Here on the Côte d'Albâtre, the practice takes place along our remarkable chalk cliffs. You will discover our pebble beaches, both discreet and exotic, as well as the flamboyant setting of our coastline. No experience is required for this idea for an outing near Fécamp, you just have to take the plunge!

Hiking on the GR21 from Le Havre to Le Tréport, France's favourite trail (2020)

Discover other aspects of Normandy as you may already know it.

This route, which is marked and maintained every year by volunteers, was awarded a prize in 2020 for the variety of landscapes it offers us to see. Between breathtaking cliffs and green valleys, you will be amazed along these 190 km on the Alabaster Coast.

Bring a water bottle, some good trainers and off you go.

Jet-ski, the activity for those in search of thrills

Need your adrenaline fix during your holiday near Etretat? Then jet-skiing is for you.

There is nothing more sensational than riding a motorbike... on water! If you are a thrill-seeker or if you are looking for a new activity in Fécamp, you will quickly fall under the spell of jet-skiing. Several nautical bases offer jet-ski rental with advantageous rates if you come in a group.

Sea activities with children :

Boat trip along the cliffs of Etretat

Take an afternoon boat trip with your family to our famous Normandy tourist site. Boat trips are always very popular with children. With the white chalk cliffs of our region, they will discover a whole new landscape. The boat trip is the perfect activity to impress your little ones and let the grown-ups enjoy it in Etretat!

The resorts offer group rates and can accept holiday vouchers.

Learn to sail in Seine-Maritime

Sailing is an activity idea for children who want to practice independently. It is even ideal for stimulating them and developing their spirit of initiative.

In the water sports resorts that offer this sport, they will learn the basics of sailing. Courses are also organised over several sessions so that they can make the most of their long stay at sea with their family near Etretat. An opportunity to make new friends during the holidays!

The unmissable family canoeing afternoon in Etretat

Ready to see the cliffs of Etretat up close? Explore the Côte d'Albâtre by canoe.

As a general rule, children particularly enjoy coming face to face with the Etretat arches, which are over a hundred metres high. It is also an opportunity for you to discover hidden beaches that are only accessible by sea! A privilege to enjoy with your family.

Give in for a sea view stay near Etretat

Our spacious and air-conditioned rooms offer a warm welcome opposite the port of Fécamp.

For a unique couple's holiday, choose our sea view rooms and wake up to a picture postcard setting. If you prefer an even more stylish stay, then we recommend our Junior Suite, which offers you unrivalled comfort.

Our hotel welcomes families on a relaxing holiday by the sea:

  • In a Family Suite for 4 persons with a generous space of 65 m2 and view on the courtyard
  • In Communicating Rooms for 5 people with two rooms behind a private door (1 sea view room + 1 standard room) for a total of 63 m2 of space.

Book now your holidays by the sea, a few minutes from Etretat.


Would you like to embark for a stay with us?

Offers bookable directly to +33 (0)2 35 10 01 01 or by email to contact@hotel-grand-pavois.com 


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