Le Vieux Port campsite is located in Messanges in the Gascony region of France.

Le Vieux Port

Le Vieux Port is a 5 star, award winning campsite which lies in a truly wonderful setting within a fragrant and beautiful pine forest along the southwest coast of France.

This large and lively campsite is set within around 30 hectares of pleasantly landscaped grounds and is perfect for families of all ages with a whole variety of different things to see and do both on-site and also nearby.

On those evenings when you don’t have the energy to cook, why not sit back and relax with a meal at the campsites restaurant, creperie or pizzeria and then follow it up with a relaxing drink in the bar. For those looking for a little evening entertainment you can sit back and enjoy a variety of shows and discos that occur on site during high season.

If there’s one thing that many people look for in a great campsite in France it’s having a brilliant location and Le Vieux Port is one of the best. Offering direct access to a wonderfully long, sandy beach, here you can sit back and relax with a spot of sunbathing, play beach games, build sandcastles, enjoy the variety of water sports on offer and most importantly have fun on your family holiday!

It’s true to say that you’ll probably find it quite difficult to find an equally impressive pool complex in the region! The swimming pool complex is extremely impressive and is certainly one of the campsites best features. There’s an eye watering 7 swimming pools including a beach styled toddler wave pool, a lagoon pool, a variety of water slides and chutes, a jacuzzi, spa and even a solarium.

Campsite activities and facilities

Le Vieux Port 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 Vieux Port campsite include table tennis, tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton, football, running track, gym, wellness area, horse riding, pony rides, boules, playground and cycle hire.

Facilities available at Le Vieux Port campsite include WIFI, restaurant, takeaway, pizzeria, bar, groceries, gift shop, games room, tv room, animation team, washers and dryers.


Accommodation at Le Vieux Port campsite includes a range of 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes and tents that are available from Eurocamp and Suncamp.

Things to see and do

There are plenty of things to see and do, and places to visit, within a short distance of Le Vieux Port campsite including:

  • Dax – Dax is particularly famous for both its hot springs and mud which are well known treatments for ailments such as rheumatism. The town was established by the Roman empire and some buildings from this period remain today including the Roman archaeological crypt which includes some foundations from a Roman temple which date back to the 2nd Century AD. Other sights in the town include the remains of the 4th Century Gallic Roman walls, the Cathedral and the most important of all, the Fontaine Chaude which is where you’ll find a hot thermal pool where the water constantly remains at around 60 degrees centigrade.
  • Adrenaline Parc – Adrenaline Parc is a great adventure park located in the Landes forest near to Moliets-et-Maa. The park offers visitors the chance to try their hand at a variety of activities including paintball, quad biking and the tree top adventure course. The adventure course has a variety of different routes depending upon your age and ability but all fuelled with fun and excitement. There are a variety of obstacles including swings, jumps, zip lines, bridges and much, much more. Please note that the park is open from the 1st April – 1st November and courses are only suitable for those aged over 5.
  • La Pinede des Singes – La Pinede des Singes is located in a 6 hectare park, in the wonderful Landes forest. Within the park you’ll be able to walk through an area where over 150 monkey roam free amongst the trees. It’s a wonderful sight to see and children absolutely love seeing the cheeky little faces and watch them jump and play together. What’s even better is that the entry prices are very reasonable meaning you don’t have to spend a lot of money for a lot of fun.
  • Atlantic Water Park – Atlantic Water Park is a fantastic water park that boasts a variety of pools and slides which are perfect for a family day out and is right on the beachfront. Children will love playing and splashing around and the great thing is that the entry prices are reasonable and the beach is also right on your doorstep so when you’ve had enough of one you can do the other. Please note that the park is only open from June until September.

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Campsite Address


Route Plage Sud, 40660, Messanges, France

GPS co-ordinates:

43.798680614142, -1.4072958770905

Campsite Overview

Open dates:

17/05/2019 - 15/09/2019

Campsite size:


Number of pitches:

1546 pitches

Childrens clubs:

On-site run children’s activities

Nearest beach:

Direct access

Nearest river:


Nearest lake:


Pet friendly: