Le Ruisseau campsite is located in Bidart in the Gascony region of France.
Le Ruisseau is a stunning 5 star campsite which is located on a hillside near to Biarritz in the southwest of France and offers visitors some wonderful views of the Pyrenees.
Set within 18 hectares of grounds, visitors to Le Ruisseau really do feel spoilt with a plethora of beautiful plants, trees and flowers planted to ensure you feel that extra sense of luxury.
The campsite benefits from a really good location with lots of fantastic places nearby to visit. You’ll also find that there is a massive choice when it comes to the range of activities and facilities available on-site meaning that you’re sure to have a fantastic holiday.
When travelling this far south, a holiday wouldn’t be the same without a trip to the beach. Luckily the closest beach to Le Ruisseau lies a mere 2.5km away in the lovely town of Bidart. If you’re happy to travel a little further afield, we suggest you visit Biarritz. This stunning seaside resort is a stones throw away and offers you the chance to experience some great surfing and bodyboarding along with the chance to spend some time in the resorts quality shops, bars, restaurants and cafes.
The swimming pool complex at Le Ruisseau is second to none boasting two great pools with a variety of slides and chutes along with a Balneo Spa with a jacuzzi, spa, sauna and whirlpool. The main pool is a large expansive lagoon styled pool and if fantastic for families of all ages.
Campsite activities and facilities
Le Ruisseau campsite offers a comprehensive selection of activities and facilities on site and also nearby to ensure you have a fantastic family holiday.
On-site activities at Le Ruisseau campsite include table tennis, tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton, football, badminton, fitness area, mini golf, boules, fishing, trampolines, playground and cycle hire.
Facilities available at Le Ruisseau campsite include WIFI, restaurant, takeaway, bar, groceries, games room, animation team, washers and dryers.
Things to see and do
There are plenty of things to see and do, and places to visit, within a short distance of Le Ruisseau campsite including:
- Bayonne – The town Bayonne is situated within the outskirts of the Basque country from which it has acquired much of its character over the years. Although the town dates back to Roman times much of its architecture is medieval in its origins. Once a fortified town, Bayonne’s ramparts can still be seen and walked along to this day. There are also many beautiful Basque inspired colourful buildings within many of the beautiful streets. The best way to explore Bayonne is by foot. You’ll find plenty of beautiful buildings including the cathedral and there are also plenty of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants where you can soak up the local culture. If you’re looking for a little more history then why not take a trip to the Musee Bonnat. Here you’ll be able to find a great collection of paintings by artists such as Rubens, Goya, El Greco and Degas.
- San Sebastian – Just over the border and known as possibly one of the most beautiful cities in northern Spain, San Sebastian has a lot to offer. The old part of the town boasts a myriad of old winding streets filled with tiny shops, bars and restaurants and you’ll also find some wonderful historical buildings such as San Vincent’s Church.
If you really want some beautiful photo opportunities whilst in San Sabastian, head over to the aquarium where you’ll not only be able to see a variety of sea creatures but also have some great views across the bay.
- Biarritz – Biarritz is one of the most famous surfing and seaside resorts in France and it’s not hard to see why. The town has always prospered from the sea and was once an important whaling port until in 1854 the wife of Napolean III made it fashionable for bathing. Since then it has grown to become one of the best resorts in France. Along with the sea, surf and sand, Biarritz is also famous for its beautiful sunsets. The best place to see these are from the Rocher de la Vierge. Most people tend to visit Biarritz either for the sea and beach or for the culture. You’ll find a great variety of shops, boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars in the city which provide the perfect place to unwind and relax.
- Zoo de Labenne – The Zoo de Labenne is a great place to visit if you have children. Covering approximately 5 hectares the zoo is home to around 200 different animals across 60 different species. Animals at the Zoo de Labenne include, zebras, lemurs, wolves, wallabies, parrots, racoons, deer, tortoises and much more. You’ll also find a lovely petting area where you can touch a variety of farm animals such as goats, rabbits, ponies, donkeys and sheep. Entry prices are very reasonable and to make your trip cheaper and more fun make sure you take a picnic!
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