Les Genets campsite is located in Saint-Jean-de-Monts in the Vendee region of France.
Les Genets is a lovely family friendly 4 hectare campsite that lies within the heart of a pleasant pine forest on the outskirts of Saint-Jean-de-Monts.
The campsite is beautifully landscaped with a variety of scented and colourful plants, bushes and trees lying all around the site. Les Genets is themed in the style of the Wild West with the bar called the saloon and the swimming pool area dominated by a teepee which children of a young age seem to love.
Les Genets offers visitors a whole wealth of different activities but the campsite is also favoured by those looking to get out and explore. There are lots of things to do around the area but one of the best ways to get around is by bicycle. The area around Saint-Jean-de-Monts is filled with cycle paths which run through the woodland allowing you to get from one place to another whilst enjoying a little bit of nature and exercise at the same time.
The nearest beach to Les Genets is La Plage des Marines. At just 800m away, this large, sandy beach is the perfect place for those families with children to go swimming, play games, sunbathe, enjoy some of the local water sports on offer and most importantly have fun!
If you’d rather stay on-site and take a dip in the swimming pool then you won’t be disappointed by what’s on offer at Les Genets. On-site you’ll find 5 pools in total including a covered pool, 4 other outdoor swimming pools and best of all, a variety of water slides which are great for children of all ages.
Campsite activities and facilities
Les Genets 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 Les Genets campsite include tennis, table tennis, football, basketball, badminton, boules and cycle hire.
Facilities available at Les Genets campsite include WIFI, restaurant, snack bar, takeaway, bar, groceries, games room, tv 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 Les Genets campsite including:
- Puy du Fou – Puy du Fou is a historic and educational theme park that is the most popular attraction in the Vendee and the fourth most popular theme park in France. Set over 110 acres this wonderful park is separated into different areas where you can watch and take part in a variety of activities and shows. Wherever you go in the park, you’ll find something to see and do. Each area takes you on a journey through history including Roman gladiators, Vikings, sword fighting Musketeers and medieval battles. The main show takes place during the evening and in our opinion Puy du Fou is the best attraction in the Vendee and is not to be missed.
- Zoo des Sables – Zoo des Sables is a brilliant family friendly zoo which can be found approximately 44km to the southeast of Les Genets. The zoo covers over 3 hectares and is home to over 40 species of animals and around 280 in number. Zoo des Sables is the second most popular visitor attraction in the Vendee region with over 160000 people attending the zoo every year. Visitors to the zoo can see a whole range of animals including monkeys, giraffes, birds, wolves, big cats, penguins and much much more. One of the best things about the zoo is that they try to get visitors involved with the animals. During high season you can see various shows and activities which will bring a great deal of fun and excitement to your visit.
- Atlantic Toboggan – For the water lovers amongst you, take a trip to Atlantic Toboggan water park which makes for a great day out. This superb water park boasts a great range of slides, chutes and rides to ensure you have a great deal of watery fun. Visitors can test their nerve with slides with names such as the Black Hole and Kamikaze or just sit back and relax with a ride on the dinghy river, the choice is yours.
- Feeling Forest – Located around 4km to the southeast of Les Genets is the high wire treetop adventure playground, the Feeling Forest. Suitable for those 6 years and over, there are a variety of courses suitable for different ages and abilities meaning that most can join in and have a great deal of fun. Although the high wire courses are only available to those over six, younger visitors are catered for with a playground and mini golf course.
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