Esterel campsite - Cote d'Azur

Esterel campsite is a modern 5 star campsite surrounded by forest within the Esterel Massif mountains in the Cote d’Azur region of France.

With some truly spectacular scenery it’s not surprising that Esterel is a popular campsite. The range of facilities and activities both on and off site also add to the appeal and the woods and mountains are perfect for both hiking and cycling so ensure you take some trainers and your bicycle with you or hire one on site.

Why we recommend booking Esterel:

Stunning location.
Great pool complex.
Brilliant selection of activities.
Lots to do and explore nearby.
Short distance from some stunning beaches.

If there’s one thing that you’ll love about Esterel campsite it will be the range of activities on offer. There’s a great range of sports including football, basketball, volleyball and squash, along with a few slightly less common activities such as archery, horse riding and pony trekking.

If your idea of a perfect family holiday includes a great pool complex then look no further. Esterel campsite boasts a quality swimming pool complex with 5 swimming pools, interlinked with waterfalls, slide, a jacuzzi, spa and even a jungle themed pool with slides for younger children.


Esterel campsite information:

  • Opening dates: 01/04/2017 – 29/09/2017
  • Campsite size: Medium
  • Number of pitches: 495 pitches each around 80-100m2
  • Children’s clubs: On-site run children’s activities
  • Nearest beach: 3km
  • Nearest river: 4km
  • Nearest lake: 30km
  • Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types

Getting to Esterel

Getting to Esterel:

  • Zeebrugge: 1185km
  • Caen Ouistreham: 1112km
  • Calais: 1175km
  • Dieppe: 1073km
  • Le Havre: 1075km
  • Oostende: 1187km
  • St Malo: 1148km
  • Roscoff: 1353km
  • Santander: 1042km
  • Bilbao: 944km

Activities at Esterel

On-site activities at Esterel include:

Five swimming pools with slides, diving lessons, table tennis, basketball, football, badminton, mini golf, beach volleyball, squash, tennis, volleyball, gym, archery, horse riding, pony trekking, boules and two playgrounds.

Please note that some activities may be chargeable.

Facilities at Esterel

On-site facilities at Esterel include:

WiFi, take away, restaurant, bar, mini market, family disco, children’s disco, animation team, gift shop, games room, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.

Booking Esterel campsite…

Booking Esterel is quick and easy with Go Camp France.

The campsite can be booked through a number of our featured companies including Eurocamp, Al Fresco Holidays and Canvas Holidays. 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 Esterel then please use the relevant button below.

Have a wonderful time…safe in the knowledge that you’re booking with reputable companies and don’t forget to join our mailing list and download our camping app for year-round offers.

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Days out and sightseeing

Whilst staying at Esterel 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!


Marineland lies 58km to the northeast of Esterel campsite and is the premier sea world in Europe. Marineland is home to a variety of creatures including penguins, sea lions, sharks, dolphins, killer whales and even polar bears. There are a variety of shows each and every day at Marineland so that you can see the dolphins and killer whales perform. As well as Marineland you’ll also find Aquasplash which is a brilliant splash park with a variety of water slides and rides, Adventure Golf and Kids Island where you’ll find a variety of attractions especially for children all within close proximity.
It’s well worth planning your visit to Marineland carefully and it’s also worthwhile checking out the combined tickets as it’s often cheaper in the long run and will enable you to visit more than just Marineland.


Frejus can be found 9km to the west of Esterel campsite and is a pleasant town to visit. Along with the variety of shops, bars, cafes and restaurants in Frejus a visit to this town, will show you that there’s plenty to see and do.
Dating back to Roman times, Frejus was once one of the most important and prosperous ports on the Mediterranean. Some Roman buildings still exist today and are well worth visiting. The Roman Amphitheatre for example once held 10000 people who probably attended to see gladiators die. Now used for concerts and shows the amphitheatre is quite popular with visitors and although smaller than the one in Nimes, it does give you a sense of how they once lived.
Along with the amphitheatre, there are remains of a Roman aqueduct and the museum holds various finds from throughout time. It’s also worth seeing the cathedral and the medieval town square which regularly holds markets.

St Tropez

A visit to the Cote d’Azur isn’t complete without a trip to St Tropez. Located around 46km to the southwest of Esterel campsite, St Tropez’s history dates back to pre-Roman times and although once a sleepy fishing village, it’s popularity didn’t come into effect until the 1950’s.
A visit to this wonderful place will show you that much of the fishing village still exists today where narrow streets are boarded by quaint painted fisherman’s cottages.
Of course, St Tropez is now favoured for it’s beautiful beaches, boutiques, shops, bars, clubs and restaurant but one thing you must see if you visit St Tropez is the citadel. Constructed in the 16th Century, the citadel sits high above the town and although the climb to the top can be quite tiring during a mid summers day, believe us when we tell you it’s worthwhile doing. The views from the citadel over St Tropez and surrounding areas are awe inspiring and provide the perfect photo opportunity.


Aqualand can be found a mere 11km to the west of Esterel campsite near to Frejus.
Aqualand is the largest water park in the region and offers visitors the chance to have a great deal of watery fun and excitement. A variety of slides and chutes are available offering swimmers of different ages, abilities and nerve the chance to splash around. Those with younger children will also find a splash area and slides designed especially for them. Although entry prices are average for water parks, it’s worth considering buying the fast passes. As it’s one of the most popular attractions in the area, Aqualand can get busy at times especially during high season.

Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at Esterel 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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