La Rive

La Rive campsite, France

La Rive is a stunning, award winning campsite which is set within a forest on the shores of one of the best lakes in the southwest of France Lake Biscarosse.

Offering direct access to it’s own lakeside beach, La Rive offers water sports fans the perfect place for a family holiday. The lake offers a golden sandy beach and clear waters, which unsurprisingly makes it possibly one of the best in France.

Why we recommend booking La Rive campsite:

Beautiful location.
Direct access to a lakeside beach.
Superb range of activities on site.
Lots of great attractions nearby.
Massive swimming pool complex.

As you might hope, La Rive campsite offers visitors a fantastic selection of activities and facilities for it’s guest to enjoy. The usual types of sports such as football, tennis, volleyball and basketball are available along with the less common activities such as archery and a gym. You must of course not forget the range of activities also available due to the lake which includes fishing, pedaloe hire, rowing boats, canoeing, kayaking and even windsurfing.

Those looking for a campsite with a quality swimming pool complex will also not be disappointed. The newly developed pool complex boasts 6 swimming pools, a spa and wellness centre, jacuzzi, lazy river, various slides, wave pool and water jet park for younger visitors making it one of the best in the area.

When you finished having fun during the long sunny days, evenings at La Rive are certainly well catered for. Relax back at your accommodation with a BBQ, take a drink in the bar or have a meal at the restaurant or take away. Those looking to have a bit of fun will love the range of entertainment that’s available at La Rive during high season.

La Rive

La Rive campsite information:

  • Opening dates: 22/04/2017 – 02/09/2017
  • Campsite size: Large
  • Number of pitches: 809 pitches each around 80-100m2
  • Children’s clubs: On-site run children’s activities
  • Nearest beach: 15km
  • Nearest river: N/A
  • Nearest lake: Direct Access
  • Dogs allowed: Yes in certain accommodation types

Getting to La Rive

Getting to La Rive:

  • Zeebrugge: 959km
  • Caen Ouistreham: 652km
  • Calais: 921km
  • Dieppe: 756km
  • Le Havre: 729km
  • Oostende: 962km
  • St Malo: 577km
  • Roscoff: 713km
  • Santander: 389km
  • Bilbao: 291km

Activities at La Rive

On-site activities at La Rive include:

Six swimming pools with slides, spa, whirlpool, sauna, jacuzzi, table tennis, basketball, windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, pedalos, rowing boats, beach volleyball, tennis, badminton, archery, fishing, football, gym, cycle hire, boules and a playground.

Please note that some activities may be chargeable.

Facilities at La Rive

On-site facilities at La Rive include:

WiFi, take away, restaurant, bar, newsagent, supermarket, animation team, family disco, games room, tv room, washers, dryers, baby changing facilities and baby baths.

Booking La Rive…

Booking La Rive is quick and easy with Go Camp France.

The campsite can be booked through a number of our featured companies including Eurocamp and Al Fresco 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 La Rive 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 La Rive 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!

Zoo du Bassin d’Archachon

Zoo du Bassin d’Archachon is a wonderful zoo that can be found just 23km to the north of La Rive campsite. Bigger than many other zoos in the region, Zoo du Bassin d’Archachon covers an area exceeding 22 acres and is home to over 600 animals from around the world. There’s an absolutely massive array of animals at the zoo including giraffes, birds, tapirs, monkeys and apes such as the macaque, orang-utan and gibbons, bears, jaguars, puma, white wolves, white tigers, tigers, lions and many, many more. Although you can visit the zoo for as long as you like, we recommend you try and spend the whole day there to get the most out of your visit. You’ll find that there’s a great feeding schedule available where you can watch a variety of the animals be fed by their keepers.

Bisc Adventure

Bisc Aventure is an excellent place for a a bit of fun, excitement and adventure. Located 17km to the west of La Rive campsite, Bisc Adventure is a brilliant adventure centre where you can experience a tree top adventure course, bungee jumping and other thrilling activities. There’s a variety of different courses depending upon your age and ability but the centre only caters for those over the age of 4.
Children of all ages (and adults) love to climb, swing, jump and slide along the courses and those older ones amongst you looking for a massive thrill will love to bungee!


AquaPark is located on the opposite side of lake Biscarosse to La Rive campsite but around 15km by car. Aquapark is a water adventure park with a difference as instead of a variety of slides and swimming pools, Aquapark consists of giant inflatables on the lake itself.
Entry to the park is paid by the hour and provides a great deal of fun for older child. The park is only open to those over the age of 8 and over a certain size. Once inside you’ll find a variety of inflatable trampolines, catapults, giant slides, climbing walls, giant swings and many more inflatable objects to play on. Although a full day at the park would be quite expensive, after an hour or so you and your children are guaranteed to be exhausted!


Bordeaux is probably best know for being the wine capital of France and is located just 67km to the northeast of La Rive campsite. The city however boasts a great deal more than just it’s wine production. The city dates back to pre Roman times and as such there are a great deal of historical building within it’s boundaries. A great deal of the city consists of wonderful 18th Century architecture and Bordeaux has more historical monuments than any other city in France apart from Paris. Wine making has been going on since the 8th Century and although there are many museums and buildings to see in Bordeaux, most people visit for the wine!

Wherever you decide to explore whilst camping at La Rive 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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