Swimming at Lionheart Lakes is not encouraged; however, just a short drive away there are life guard attended lakes at St Estephe, St. Matthieu and St Saud where there are sandy beaches, children’s play areas, picnic areas and cafes. Nearby also is golf and horse-riding facilities.
After two years development costing 3m euro le Grand Etang de Saint Estèphe today offers visitors a beach and designated bathing area (accessible to handicapped persons), café, bar and restaurant, lakeside and woodland picnic facility, boating and fishing and pretty lakeside and woodland pathways.There is also a childrens play area.Saint Matheiu (15 mins/3km from Piégut)
Similarly, le Grand Etang de Saint Matheiu offers visitors a beach and safe bathing area, bar and restaurant. The lake and surrounding woodland are attractive to Anglers and W alkers.