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Water activities in Cap d’Agde

For a thrilling holiday, we have the right destination for you. Tourism in Cap d’Agde offers you many possibilities. Above all, there are water sports activities that you can enjoy with your family or friends to spice up your holiday. With its lakes, lagoons, sea and rivers, the Hérault attracts thousands of enthusiasts every year who love kitesurfing, sailing, scuba diving or simply fishing for those who are looking for peace and quiet.

Before you set sail, make sure you book your stay at the 4-star Cayola campsite. It is only a 16 minute drive from Cap d’Agde (13.4 km).

Kitesurfing in Cap d’Agde

The Hérault and the Cap d’Agde are the perfect places to enjoy kitesurfing. These are 100% Mediterranean spots that await you. They are known for their diversity of practices and lagoons all over the world.

There are, for example, the spots of La Grande Motte and Grand Travers. Here you will be able to tackle some impressive waves. From Cap d’Agde, you can also go to Sète or Villeneuve-les-Maguelone where equally exciting challenges await you.

Sailing and gliding

On the waters of the Hérault and Cap d’Agde, young and old alike can enjoy the pleasures of calm sailing not only in summer, but all year round. You will have no trouble sailing and gliding, whatever your level. In fact, you will enjoy excellent sailing conditions in a natural and preserved environment. Above all, these are safe sites. There are two options for sailors:

  • Light sailing: You will embark on a collective boat to explore the maritime expanses of the region. Ideal for family outings.
  • Windsurfing and Windfoil: For more thrills, you can rent a windsurf or try windfoil at one of the local water sports centres.

Scuba diving

Go into the depths of Cap d’Agde and explore its rocky expanses through scuba diving. It is a magnificent underwater journey that awaits you, where you will discover arches, canyons, sandy bottoms and mini caves.

Discover, too, the animal and plant species that live in the depths of the waters of Cap d’Agde, such as seahorses, octopuses, squids, sea slugs…


There is nothing better than a boat trip with your family to discover the Mediterranean beauty of Cap d’Agde. As with sailing, the sailing conditions are ideal. You will also enjoy some wonderful moments of relaxation, along the sandy coastline of the region and near the marinas of Agde!


If you want to enjoy a little peace and quiet after all this intense activity, nothing beats a nice fishing trip with your family or even alone. It can be done in summer and winter. Several species of fish await you, such as trout, carp, bream and crayfish. Don’t forget to bring your fishing licence!

Rowing and paddling sports

It is difficult to talk about tourism in Cap d’Agde without mentioning paddle sports. You will enjoy a total change of scenery at the foot of the cliffs in a mild and soothing climate.