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Saint-Jean ski lift

Wakeboard - Waterski - Kneeboard - Waterjump - Restaurant

Welcome to TSJ!

The Saint Jean ski lift in the Pyrénées-Orientales (66) is the southernmost ski lift in France. Located between Perpignan and the Spanish border, come and discover our 5-pylon, 2-pylon, Water Jump and La Paillote restaurant in an exceptional setting.
On Lake Saint-Jean Pla de Corts, sheltered from the wind!

From beginner to pro, and from 7 to 77 years old, our ski lift and our team of qualified instructors are at your disposal for unforgettable moments of skiing with friends, alone or with family. Live your vacation to the fullest, sensations guaranteed!

10 minutes from Perpignan, 20 minutes from Argelès, A9 motorway, Le Boulou exit.


Unforgettable moments, in an idyllic setting...

Our water ski lift will allow you to practice kneeboarding, water skiing , wakeboarding and wakeskating in a little corner of paradise, for great moments of sliding and fun guaranteed!

Our restaurant La Paillote will be at your disposal with its panoramic view of the spot and its sunny terrace for you to relax.

Discover the different activities










  • From what age can we do the activities?
    The water ski lift (kneeboard, water ski, wakeboard) is accessible from 10 years old, from beginner to advanced. Water jumping is accessible from 4 years old.
  • Do you need to know how to swim?
    Yes, you must know how to swim to practice the activities and have no fear of the aquatic area. Life jackets (provided) are mandatory.
  • Do I need to book my session?
    You can come to our opening hours without reservation. We do not take telephone reservations.
  • How long does the activity last?
    You have several choices described on our site in the “Prices & Schedules” tab. For your first time on the water ski lift, we recommend the 1h30 discovery pack.
  • What payment methods do you accept?
    Cash, bank card, ANCV holiday voucher (paper). We do not accept checks.
  • Can I end the session early?
    Yes, if you want to rest or get tired of it, you can leave the session at any time. You can only return to the park during the same session. You cannot carry over the remaining time to another session.
  • Can we eat on site?
    Yes, our restaurant La Paillote with panoramic view of the spot is open during the same hours as our activities: - May, June, September: Wednesday to Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - July, August: Every day from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Are there changing rooms?
    Yes, there are changing rooms and toilets.
  • Is there parking?
    Yes, there is a large parking lot right in front of the TSJ. Turn left at the sign and you will arrive just behind the ski lift. Parking is chargeable from mid-June to the end of August: €3 per car.
  • Can we leave our belongings during the activity?
    You can leave your belongings in your vehicle and we will keep the car keys for you. You can entrust us with your helmets, papers… You can also leave your belongings in our protected but unsupervised enclosure.
  • Are there campsites nearby?
    Yes there are 2 campsites in Saint-Jean Pla de Corts: Camping Les Casteillets and Camping La Vallée. There are also numerous campsites in the town of Argèles-sur-Mer which is located 20 minutes from our nautical base.
  • Can I come with family/friends who are not doing the activities?
    Yes, of course, it's open to everyone. We have a 300 square meter terrace overlooking the lake with bar, ice creams, waffles, catering... To allow accompanying people and non-practitioners to enjoy the view of the lake and the magnificent setting protected from the wind.
  • Are dogs allowed?
    Yes, we accept them on a leash .
  • Can I wear prescription/swimming/diving glasses to do the activities?
    No, we strongly advise you not to wear glasses. If you absolutely must wear your glasses, you do so at your own risk, as you may lose them, damage them, or injure yourself.
  • Is the wetsuit obligatory?
    No, wearing a wetsuit is a personal choice. You can nevertheless bring your own or rent one on site (from €5).
  • What should I bring for my session?
    You just need to come in a swimsuit.
  • Do I need to bring water shoes?
    Water shoes are not necessary.
  • What happens in the event of a storm or thunderstorm?
    If there is a storm/thunderstorm above, we pause the activity and get all participants out of the water for safety reasons. We resume once the storm has passed. Your session will then be over. However, if the storm does not stop we will offer you a voucher to come and do the remaining time of your session on another day. There will be no refund.
  • If it rains, is my session canceled?
    No, if it rains, the sessions are held. What's more, we have a sheltered bar and restaurant area.
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