If messing about on boats or in the water is your idea of fun the Deux Sevres is well located to meet your needs.
The Atlantic coast offers plenty of opportunities for the intrepid sailor or windsurfer to tackle the ocean. For those with the desire for a more manageable time on the water there are a number of places where you can exercise your interests.
Lac du St Cyr – offers a great range of aquatic pursuits from sailing on sailboats and catamarans to kayaking and canoes.
The Leisure Base at Mervent offers plenty of water based activity on the Mervent lake – kayaks, canoes and electric boats can all be hired to use on the beautiful lake that is less than 20 minutes drive from la Menantelierre.
Xanton Chassenon swimming lake is less than 15 minutes drive from la Menantelierre and provides plenty of activities as well as a nice beach, bar and picnic area.