Some Great Camping Parks In France For Beaches

My Selection Of Great Camping Parks In France For Beaches

If you love holidaying in France and also love great beaches, what could beat staying at a great camping park in France that backs directly on to one of it’s best beaches? Especially if, once you’ve arrived, you can park the car up until it’s time to leave, unless you’re ready for some sightseeing or retail therapy. Here’s my selection, in no particular order, of some great camping parks in France for doing just that.

1) Camping de la Baie, La Trinité-sur-Mer, South Brittany

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Enjoy these beachside views when camping at La Plage and La Baie campsites in La Trinite-sur-Mer.
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Forgive me for some personal bias, but Camping de la Plage, located by the small resort of La Trinité-sur-Mer, South Brittany, was the site of my first family camping holiday way back in 1999. It still remains a great favourite.

Camping de la Plage takes both tourers and holidaymakers wanting a pre-erected tent or static caravan. As well as backing directly onto a sandy cove, a beachside bar and restaurant overlooks the bay too. Camping de la Plage also has it’s own swimming pool with waterslides and there are also two tennis courts, three table tennis tables and two boules pitches.

If you can’t get into Camping de la Plage, adjacent Camping de la Baie has similar amenities and access to the same beach via a slightly longer walk. In fact, there’s usually no difficulty using the amenities at both camping parks, regardless of which one you’ve booked to stay in.

The chic resort of La Trinite-sur-Mer itself is just a short walk away, with it’s scenic promenade, bars, shops and restaurants. All in all, a very agreeable place for a camping holiday.

2) Yelloh! Village le Serignan Plage, Languedoc

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As well as being Al Fresco Holidays top ranked camping park in customer reviews, Yelloh! Village le Serignan Plage also backs on to one of the best beaches in the south of France. Click Here For More Details

Based on customer review ratings (9.5 out of 10), Yelloh! Village le Serignan Plage is Al Fresco Holidays highest ranked camping park. On top of that, it also has direct access to one of the best beaches in the south of France (as voted by Daily Telegraph journalists).

Amenities include a very popular tropical (heated) lagoon outdoor pool with a bridge and waterslides, a fun pool for youngsters with more waterslides and a pirate ship to play in. There’s also a heated indoor pool for those rare rainy days in the south of France.

There are 2 bars, a restaurant and a takeaway option. In high season, entertainment often continues up to midnight, so if sleep or an early night are a low priority, then this will be the place to stay.

There are plenty of facilities on the site such as a mini market, a butcher, a bakery, a fishmonger and Yelloh! Village le Serignan Plage also has an excellent reputation for being a friendly, clean and well-run camping park.

This is a large site, with over a thousand pitches so will be best suited to those looking for an action packed holiday. If that’s not your scene then a visit in a more off-peak period might be more to your liking.

Located just a few miles from Beziers on the Mediterranean coast of France, Yelloh! Village le Serignan Plage is a very popular campsite for families of all ages. Options for getting there include flying to a nearby airport such as Beziers or Montpellier or driving down from the Channel ports or Eurotunnel which will usually involve an overnight stay on the way down and back, unless you have someone to share the driving with.

3) Yelloh! Village Au Lac de Biscarrosse, Aquitaine

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As well as being right next to Lac de Biscarosse, the second largest lake in France, Yelloh! Village Au Lac de Biscarrosse also has it’s own superb pool complex. Click Here For More Details

Yelloh! Village Au Lac de Biscarrosse is next to Lake de Biscarrosse, the second largest lake in France & a top camping park for beaches, with 5600 hectares of beach holiday brilliance right on your doorstep when you stay here.

As well as swimming and watersports in the lake, this superb new camping park also has a superb pool complex with slides and a kid’s splash area, an amazing spa and well-being area, top of the range new facilities and an entertainment programme for the evenings in high season. With bungee jumping and kite-surfing amongst the other activities on the lake, there’s no excuse for not finding enough action to enjoy during your stay.

This is a medium sized camping park with just under 470 pitches and is owned by the French holiday operator Yelloh!, one of the very best French camping holiday operators.

4) Camping Club Les Sablons, Portiragnes, Languedoc

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With direct access you can walk straight from Les Sablons onto Portiragnes Plage, a glorious Mediterranean beach.
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With almost 800 pitches, Les Sablons is a large campsite with an excellent range of facilities: a lovely bar, restaurant, and fabulous pool complex, with no less than five swimming pools, including one for kids and a newly developed one just for over 18s including a water massage bed and Jacuzzi.

There’s a tennis court, a basketball court, no less than eight table tennis tables and two volleyball nets for further sporting options away from the pools and the beach.

In high season, it’s party time with indoor and outdoor discos and other entertainment. Portiragnes Plage itself is an upmarket resort with plenty of bars and restaurants for you to choose from, and a thriving weekly market that’s always worth checking out.

As well as having direct access to the beach at Portiragnes Plage, Les Sablons is also a great spot for walking or cycling along the nearby Canal du Midi. Not surprisingly, it is a popular destination that often gets booked out quickly in high season.

If you want to mix up your stay with one or two drives, Carcassonne and Montpellier are barely an hour away in opposite directions. Indeed the Spanish border is just over two hours away.

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Night time at Les Sablon’s swimming pool complex.

5) Camping Le Club Farret, Vias Plage, Languedoc

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Camping Le Club Farret at Vias Plage has it’s own exclusive beach. Click Here For More Details

As well as enjoying direct access to it’s own exclusive Mediterranean beach, Camping Le Club Farret has a lagoon-style swimming pool pool complex with two pools, water fountains and a diving board, a spa and a jacuzzi.

A large site with over 700 pitches, it also has a tennis court, four table tennis tables, three playgrounds, a sports pitch, a basketball court, a volleyball net and a boules pitch. There should be plenty going on here, both on and off the site, to keep you entertained and for people of all ages to enjoy themselves.

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Part of the pool complex at Vias Plage.

This list is not exhaustive, indeed it’s more a case of me indulging in a handful of personal favourites. Watch out for further additions in the near future, or why not give your own recommendations to add via the Comments box at the bottom of this post? I’d be pleased to add them, together with a mention if you’d like that!




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