L’Hippocampe campsite is located in Argeles-sur-Mer in the Roussillon region of France.


L’Hippocampe is a small, yet fantastic 5 star campsite that lies within 4 hectares of beautiful grounds at the foot of the Pyrenees.

This stunning family friendly campsite is especially popular with those families with smaller children who want lots of things to do on-site and nearby whilst having a peaceful area where they can relax.

Although fairly small, L’Hippocampe offers a great range of facilities and activities on-site whilst also offering the availability of all of its sister campsites facilities and activities.

Right opposite L’Hippocampe you’ll find La Sirene campsite which is a larger and more livelier campsite. One of the great benefits of staying at L’Hippocampe is that you get to use the facilities and activities at La Sirene along with the ones at L’Hippocampe. This means that you get the best of both worlds with double the campsite.

If you’re looking for a campsite in the south of France near to the beach then you won’t be disappointed by L’Hippocampe. Located just over 1km away from the campsite you’ll find a glorious sandy beach which is perfect for families of all ages. The beach is easily reached by foot or bicycle however for those who don’t fancy walking you’ll find a mini train that stops outside the campsite and will take you straight to the beach.

Back on-site at LHippocampe you’ll find a lovely pool complex that boasts a couple of lovely heated swimming pools, a jacuzzi, slide and sun terrace. Don’t forget though that you’ll also be able to use the massive pool at La Sirene next door.

Campsite activities and facilities

L’Hippocampe 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 L’Hippocampe campsite include table tennis, tennis, archery, mini golf, pony rides, trampolines, windsurfing, kayaking, boules, playground and cycle hire.

Facilities available at L’Hippocampe campsite include WIFI, restaurant, takeaway, bar, groceries, gift shop, games room, animation team, washers and dryers.


Accommodation at L’Hippocampe campsite includes a range of 2 and 3 bedroom mobile homes that are available from Eurocamp.

Things to see and do

There are plenty of things to see and do, and places to visit, within a short distance of L’Hippocampe campsite including:

  • La Ferme de Decouverte – Visitors to La Ferme de Decouverte have the chance to discover 300 different animals on a 3 hectare sized farm, near to Saint Andre. This wonderful farm offers visitors the chance to interact with the different animals including birds, pigs, horses, donkeys, goats, deer, rabbits, geese and ducks. You’ll also find it’s possible to bottle feed some of the newly born lambs or go on a pony ride. On the farm you’ll discover all about farming and there are also a variety of quizzes, games and mazes to explore, along with a playground and karting track to ensure you have a fantastic day out.
  • Canyoning Park – If you’ve ever fancied trying canyoning then the Canyoning Park in Argeles-sur-Mer is a place you may wish to visit. The park is a highly unique water park which is suitable for anyone over the age of 8 and offers a secure and controlled artificial place where they can have the opportunity to experience the thrills and excitement of canyoning. Canyoning Park boasts a whole range of pools, jumps, rope ladders, nets, toboggans and a thrilling 100m zip line for you to enjoy. All of the safety equipment is provided along with an experienced instructor to guide you through the course.
  • Luna Park – Within Luna Park you’ll discover a wonderful array of rides and amusements such as the big wheel, bumper cars, merry go rounds and much more. The park is open from 8pm each evening and there are a variety of things to do for all ages of the family. Luna Park covers an area of around 1 hectare and prices are what you’d expect from such an attraction. If you and your kids love the thrill, noise and fun of an amusement park then Luna Park is the place to go for an evening of fun, laughter and enjoyment.
  • Argeles Adventure – Argeles Adventure offers a great day out for all the family. This brilliant high rope adventure playground offers visitors the chance to test themselves on one of the many high rope courses. You’ll find a variety of courses at Argeles Adventure which are suitable for a range of ages and abilities including a specific area just for 2-4 year olds. The main courses offer a brilliant range of sections filled with bridges, jumps, swings and zip lines.

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Campsite Address


Route de Taxo a la Mer, 66702, Argelès-sur-Mer, France

GPS co-ordinates:

42.571099380218, 3.0313026093662

Campsite Overview

Open dates:

04/05/2019 - 21/09/2019

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Number of pitches:

197 pitches

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Campsite Features

WiFi Available


Bar | Takeaway


Childrens Clubs

Sports Facilities

Pets Allowed