Les Ecureuils is a small but wonderful campsite which lies on the Vendee coast between Saint Jean de Monts and Saint Gilles Croix de Vie.
Perfect for families of all ages, Les Ecureuils is great for those who are looking for a beach holiday. Take a short 300 meters walk along a path and you’ll find yourself on a beautiful long sandy beach which runs as far as the eye can see in either direction.
Why we recommend booking Les Ecureuils:
Wonderful family friendly campsite.
Excellent pool complex.
Glorious sandy beach 300m away.
Plenty to do nearby.
Good range of facilities on site.
Those of you who are looking to stay on site will find a great range of activities and facilities including a variety of sports, restaurant, take away, shop and bar along with a brilliant pool complex. Boasting 5 swimming pools, 3 slides, a lazy river, jacuzzi, sauna, spa and a whirlpool, Les Ecureuils pool complex is certainly impressive for the size of the campsite and will provide you with a great deal of fun and excitement throughout your holiday.
When the sun starts to go down you’ll find that Les Ecureuils continues to provide you with everything you need. The restaurant and take away will give you an alternative to cooking with a variety of local dishes along with the usual chips, pizzas and burgers which will keep the kids happy. The bar on the other hand gives adults a chance to relax with a glass of wine or beer and there’s also a range of evening entertainment in high season including discos and quizzes.
- Opening dates: 29/04/2017 – 02/09/2017
- Campsite size: Small
- Number of pitches: 215 pitches each around 80-100m2
- Children’s club: Eurocamp and on-site run children’s activities
- Nearest beach: 300m
- Nearest river: 12km
- Nearest lake: N/A
- Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types
Getting to Les Ecureuils
- Zeebrugge: 760km
- Caen Ouistreham: 379km
- Calais: 682km
- Dieppe: 517km
- Le Havre: 472km
- Oostende: 762km
- St Malo: 268km
- Roscoff: 403km
- Santander: 759km
- Bilbao: 661km
Activities at Les Ecureuils
Five swimming pools with slides, whirlpool, lazy river, sauna, spa, table tennis, tennis, gym, boules and two playgrounds.
Please note that some activities may be chargeable.
Facilities at Les Ecureuils
WiFi, take away, restaurant, bar, family disco, animation team, games room, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.
Booking Les Ecureuils…
Booking Les Ecureuils is quick and easy with Go Camp France.
The campsite can be booked through a number of our featured companies including Eurocamp. You can find out more about each of the companies by clicking on the relevant link above or if you’d like to find out what each company can offer you for Les Ecureuils then please use the relevant button below.
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Days out and sightseeing
Whilst staying at Les Ecureuils campsite why not find out what the local area has to offer. Exploring nearby towns and places of interest is a great way of making the most of your holiday in France.
Read on to find out more about some of the great things you can enjoy nearby!
Saint Jean de Monts
Saint Jean de Monts is located a mere 8km northwest along the coast from Les Ecureuils campsite. This modern and highly popular holiday resort was once a fishing village but has changed throughout the years into one of the best beach resorts in the area. Perfect for family holidays, Saint Jean de Monts boasts a wonderful 8km long beach which is wonderfully sandy and perfect for families boasting a number of play areas, sporting activities, places to eat and even a promenade. Behind the beach lies a vibrant town with a variety of shops, restaurants, bars and places to sit and relax along with a variety of other places of interest.
Zoo des Sables
For those happy to travel a little further afield whilst on holiday, we recommend a visit to the Zoo des Sables. Situated around 42km to the southeast of Les Ecureuils campsite, the zoo is the second most popular tourist attraction in the area. Over 160000 visitors attend the zoo every year to see the large variety of animals who call the 3 hectare zoo their home. Choose from over 280 different animals covering over 40 different species to visit, including birds, monkeys, giraffes, big cats, penguins and much much more. Whilst at the zoo, visitors are encouraged to take part in many of the shows and activities that are put on each day. If you love animals then Zoo des Sables should definitely be on your list of places to visit whilst staying at Les Ecureuils.
Atlantic Toboggan is a great splash water park which is located a mere 2km away from Les Ecureuils campsite and is well worth a visit.
The park is quite large and filled with a variety of slides, chutes, water jets and other water based activities which are sure to keep all members of the family happy. For those colder days in the Vendee (of which there are few in high season) visitors to the park are kept warm as the water is a constant 28 degrees. Take a ride on the kamikaze slide, boa slide, black hole slide or dinghy river, the choice is yours.
The Chateau at Noirmoutier-en-l’ile is located around 41km to the northwest of Les Ecureuils campsite. The Chateau was original built towards the end of the 12th Century and has an extremely chequered and unusual history.
The Chateau was initially constructed to protect the local port from invasion from foreign powers but was also used during the Vendee Wars and also during both WW1 and WW2. The various rooms of the castle are filled with antiques from years gone by. Click to find out more about the Chateau at Noirmoutier-en-l’ile in our blog post.
Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at Les Ecureuils campsite we hope you have a wonderful time. To get directions to any of the places mentioned above download and use our Free Camping France App!
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