Holidays in North West France
If you are heading to France for a short break or holiday then North West France in the Vendee offers some super caravan accommodation to choose from.
Perfect for families, couples and groups, holiday parks in North West France offer mobile home (static caravan) and camping that will work for all budgets. Of course, caravan parks in North West France have excellent facilities including swimming pools, covered and heated pools, restaurants, bars and Internet WiFi.
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Normandy Garden at Branville
There's a generous swimming pool, sauna and jacuzzi complex housed in the glasshouse while, outside, a large pool is surrounded by perfect sunbathing territory. Your home here will either be a cosy cottage with a private terrace or roomy apartment, set within Branville's peaceful gardens, deep within the folds of Normandy's intoxicating countryside. Leave your estate and you'll have no shortage of memorable day trips ahead of you. To the coast you can experience the Belle Epoque resorts of Deauville and Houlgate, with their wide, clean beaches and elegant boulevards. Inland you'll discover bustling market towns and the water meadows and marshes of Beaumont en Auge.
Yelloh Village le Littoral at Les Sables-d'Olonne
The campsite is situated next to a grassy headland with rock pools and coastal paths to explore. The facilities on site are superb and include a fantastic pool complex, which offers an outdoor pool with a large sun terrace, waterslides and jacuzzi, as well as a heated indoor pool. In high season families can enjoy a good programme of lively entertainment in the campsite bar or take one of the excursions to local attractions, such as the picturesque port of Pornic and the island nature reserve of Ile de Re. Please note that some noise from a nearby road may be heard from some of the pitches.
Ty Nadan at Arzano
A member of the 'Castels' group, Ty Nadan offers excellent facilities, not least of which are three outdoor pools, an indoor pool and spa with an impressive waterslide and twisting water chute. With an indoor complex for badminton and rock climbing this park is perfect for active families, with evening entertainment for everyone organised throughout the season. Its wooded parkland setting is ideal for exploring on foot or on horseback and more energetic activities such as river canoeing, sea kayaking and guided mountain bike tours are also available. Despite these varied activities it's still a relaxing setting. In fact, in early and late summer the park is especially suited to those wanting a quiet holiday with small children and having direct access to the sandy banks of the river Elle it really comes into its own.
L'Atlantique at Beg Meil
L'Atlantique's centrepiece is undoubtedly the swimming pool complex, which has a new covered pool, jacuzzi and health and beauty centre in addition to large waterslides and spectacular pools. You will also be equally impressed by the authentic fishing boat in the play area and the ocean-themed mini golf. In peak season, the owners organise competitions, sports, evening entertainment and discos and they have also created some pitches bordered by hedges, as well as clean, modern toilet blocks. With a lovely beach right on its doorstep, l'Atlantique enjoys an idyllic setting too, ideal for families with children. The walk to the beach even takes you across a stream and through a nature reserve with all kinds of wildlife and you will also find plenty of places to dine nearby.
Parc des Alicourts at Pierrefitte
Alicourts is a family run site that is perfect if you are looking for a holiday that is a little off the beaten track. Located just outside the sleepy village of Pierrefitte this park has some great facilities and you will find lots of organised activities to keep the children amused. There is an imaginative adventure play area which is conveniently overlooked by the bar terrace and an excellent pool complex with waterslides. Swimming in the large lake is allowed or if you want something more leisurely then you can hire a pedalo. You can also relax on the sandy lakeside beach and you will find that the beach bar has some outstanding views across the lake and pool complex. On the park there is also a good restaurant, a 9 hole golf course and a Balneo therapy wellness centre, including sauna, massage, Turkish bath and hydro-massage.
Chateau le Brevedent at Pont L'Eveque
Chateau le Brevedent nestles in the orchards surrounding the lake and overlooked by the chateau itself. It is a glorious setting for a family holiday, a well run park with immaculate facilities where you will receive a very warm welcome from the friendly Anglo-French owner who gives the park a special feel. The stunning location in the heart of Calvados Country isn't the only reason this 'Castels' park is in demand, it offers every diversion, from excursions to Paris, to a spot of lake fishing. Of course, you are also within easy reach of super beaches, picturesque Norman villages and some quite exquisite countryside, so much to see and do in this much favoured region of France.
Le Ranolien at Perros Guirec
Le Ranolien is really quite stunning. Colourful hedges and trees blend into the pink granite boulders of the coastline, which allows for some highly individual pitches, as well as easy access to nearby beaches. The owners are continually investing in park facilities, including a mini-cinema and there is a magnificent pool complex which features an impressive array of outdoor pools and water-slides, including a covered, heated pool that's available throughout the season. There is a state of the art spa on site providing a wide range of treatments ready when you need a little extra pampering and relaxing. Away from the site there is an excellent choice of beaches ranging from rocky inlets to sandy coves. Some traffic noise can be heard from certain parts of the park.
Chateau d'Olonne at Les Sables d'Olonne
There is much to see here the Ile de Penotte, a picturesque old quarter in the town centre with pedestrian alleys and facades decorated with shells by a local artist, not to mention the La Chaume quarter, where the city originated, the fishermen's district, with the Place Sainte Anne and its magnificent trompe l'il fresco. And don't miss the delicious food market or fishing port where you can find fish at its freshest. The historical theme park, Le Grand Parc du Puy du Fou is also just 92km away. Located in the Vendee, a region famous for its long sandy beaches, close to Les Sables d'Olonne, Residence L'Estran is a hotel and residence located between the Puits d'Enfer, a deep cleft in the cliff into which the sea comes crashing at high tide, and the town centre. The swimming pool faces the sea and the sandy beaches are just 2km away. There are many activities available locally too such as golf and water sports. There is something for everyone.
La Pointe St Gilles at Benodet
An award winning family park, with a small beach just outside the entrance and the resort of Benodet just 15 minutes walk away. The park has great facilities including an impressive brand new pool complex, with indoor pool, waterslides, spa and jacuzzi. There's also a good supermarket and a convenient take-away for trouble-free catering. Family entertainment is organised during July and August. This site is especially popular with families that have younger children and included with the mini fun station are toddler swimming lessons. Away from the park discover Brittany's historic and rustic charms.
Le Clarys Plage at St Jean Plage
In a very popular family area, this excellent park is regarded as one of the best in the Vendee. It is located close to the beach, just a ten minute walk, and five miles south of the busy town of St Jean-de-Monts (which also has some great beaches). The focal point of this modern park is the swimming complex that has outdoor and indoor pools, heated pools, jacuzzi and slides/chutes. There is also an excellent children's play area, which along with the many activities makes this a popular family resort. The park runs entertainment throughout the season and there are many local restaurants close by.
Le Littoral at Sables d'Olonne
Le Littoral is just a mile from the nearest beach with gently sloping sands. The park has a popular outdoor and covered pool. The park bar is the centre for daily entertainment in high season. The site is a short path walk from a rocky cove where children are able to spend hours searching for shell fish. In high season you can take the free bus service which runs all day long between the campsite, the beach and the famous resort of Les Sables d'Olonne.
Domaine de Dugny at Onzain
The park is situated between Blois and Amboise and provides a perfect base for exploring the many beautiful chateaux of the Loire Valley. The beautiful lake offers fishing, relaxing and pedalos; while the pool complex has fantastic slides as well heated children's area. Entertainment is catered for with the children's clubs during the day and evening shows including a monthly themed evening with meal and entertainment. With all the activities available on the park you will have a fun packed holiday at Domaine du Dugny.
Bel at La Tranche-sur-Mer
Situated in the delightful little town of La Tranche, Bel is a quiet family run park. While small and relatively quiet, it offers you a lovely swimming pool with a small water slide as well as a super Scandinavian style play area, all of which makes it especially suited to families with young children. It is also just 500m from the longest south-facing beach in the Vendee, where you can swim and sunbathe, before trying a spot of windsurfing on the 'marine lake'. The lovely town of La Tranche is right on the doorstep too, with its floral gardens, and wide choice of cafes and restaurants. A water park, which is payable, with indoor and outdoor pools is just 300m from the park.
La Yole at St Jean Plage
La Yole is one of the most popular sites in the region. It is located just two miles from the beach of Les Mouettes in a restful setting and family atmosphere. There are a number of pools including an indoor pool, water-slide, paddling pool and play area - lots to entertain all the family. The restaurant, offers a varied menu, and pleasant bar overlook the swimming pools. Evening entertainment, held at the bar can get quite lively during high season and may be heard from some parts of the site.
Chateau des Ormes at Dol-de-Bretagne
Chateau des Ormes is for you if you like water with a fantastic outdoor wave pool; two outdoor swimming pools; a tropical outdoor pool with waterslides; an indoor pool complex with water slides, lazy river and jacuzzi baths as well as a children's splash pool. Should the children bore of the water there is a children's club run by Al Fresco for 4-12 year olds. There are so many outdoor activities available you will have to work hard to find time to relax. There is the A la carte restaurant to help with the relaxing as will as the pizzeria/take away, plus the evening entertainment with a regular program of events including a disco. Near by you will find boat trips to the Channel Islands and sailing from St Malo, the chateau and lake at Combourg is 6miles away. Further afield is Mont St Michel with its beautiful abbey and museum.
Camping la Grenouillere at Blois
Camping la Grenouillere is set in countryside close to the banks of the Loire, this Castels site has a relaxed atmosphere, ideal for a quiet holiday. The large pitches are positioned in both wooded and open areas. At the centre of the site is a rustic chateau surrounded by a moat, which houses a cosy bar and restaurant with a patio area overlooking the pool. The tropical pool complex offers three pools, bridges, slides and water chutes. Theres also a covered pool, a jacuzzi and a sauna. The sporting activities here are excellent. The energetic can enjoy floodlit tennis, volleyball, archery and football, while the more sedate can spend an afternoon fishing at the chateau moat.
Yelloh Villages les Mouettes at Carantec
The pool complex is just one of the amazing features of this Yelloh site. Little ones will love splashing around by the fountains and under the bridges, meanwhile can relax on the large sun terraces. In addition a new indoor pool is planned for 2010. Short tennis and mini-golf are ideal for children, while adults can unwind in the bubbling jacuzzi. In the evening you can relax on the bar terrace while the children migrate to the indoor games room or to the disco. A road leads you down from the site to a small beach where children can explore the rock pools with their nets at low tide.
Les Roulottes du Domaine de Dienne at Vienne
You will find at Les Roulottes du Domaine de Dienne tranquil surroundings with fresh bread and croissants delivered to your doorstep each morning. There is a wealth of activities on offer here including a tree-top adventure course, trampolines, bouncy castle and pony rides. To help you cool off after all that activity, there are two swimming pools (one covered), plus a sauna, jacuzzi and Turkish bath for the ultimate relaxation. Hire bikes and explore, or kick back and enjoy a delicious meal in the popular on-site restaurant.
Le Mane Guernehue at Baden
Le Mane Guernehue is a family-run site, one and a half miles from Baden and near to the beautiful Gulf of Morbihan. Excellent facilities, although at the top of a fairly steep hill, include a swimming pool with waterslides,jacuzzi, sauna, bar and restaurant. The family will enjoy relaxing at the south facing beaches or exploring the rock pools and coves just four miles away at ÃƒÆ’Ã…Â½le aux Moines. During July and August the campsite staff organise daytime and evening entertainment for the whole family.
Les Ecureuils at St Hilaire
An ideal choice for younger families, Les Ecureuils has a wide beach just across the road, where golden sands stretch for miles. An attractive, well kept park which is landscaped with trees, hedges and flowers. You will find a great outdoor pool complex with waterslide, as well as an indoor pool and a fountain - great fun for the children. The park runs entertainment during the high season in its bar including family discos. The site is not far from several shops including a supermarket, which is open from June onwards.
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