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Camping Les Vallons de l'Océan

8.7
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General

  • 2km from a beach to forage for oysters, mussels and clams
  • Pool, fitness area and summer entertainment for all ages
  • Snack bar and food shop

How does foraging for your own mussels, oysters and clams sound to you? While on holiday on the French coast, toes in damp sand – and then sizzling the lot up among a good glug of wine back at your coastal site that evening? Have the tasty lot with a stay at the Loire-Atlantique's Camping Les Vallons de l'Océan, a couple of kilometres from the wide beach of Portmain, where the mentioned molluscs can be ferreted for in low tide.

Or might you prefer a seafood platter dished up to you already done? Les Vallons de l'Océan is also only four kilometres from medieval city of Pornic and the many restaurants among its cobbled streets for some of the same. It's also near the old town of Guérande for yet more (Guérande overlooks the famed peninsula salt marshes too, so pick up some souvenir Fleur de sel salt at the town market to bring back for cooking at home). The famed island of Noirmoutier is to the south just off the Vendée coast.

Back at base, Les Vallons de l'Océan has a heated outdoor pool with waterslides to keep all ages busy, along with an outdoor fitness area, pétanque court and miniature golf. Sports tournaments are organised in July and August.

French food is covered on site too, with a snack bar and grocery shop to stock up on essentials and order fresh bread and pastries for a French breakfast in the morning.

Please note

Group bookings of 6 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).

Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Entertainment and activities are available between 01/07 and 31/08.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

The restaurant is open between 01/07 and 31/08.

The grocery shop is open between 15/05 and 06/09.

Group bookings of 6 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Single-sex bookings of 6 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

The indoor swimming pool is open between 15/04 and 26/09.

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.


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8.7

Overall rating based on 11 reviews

 

82% would recommend this site to a friend.

82% would stay here again.

 

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Clean, warm pool, peaceful20/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomMegan I.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Loved pool n v clean n tidy

    Disliked: 

    WiFi was expensive

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Very good site over all would come back05/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomKieran J.Confirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    pool slides and area where great my 7 year old loved it.

    Was going to cancel our stay very happy i didn't

    Disliked: 

    only problem I had was our pitch had a slope at he front of it so getting a caravan up it was not easy also the space to move the caravan was not there we was lucky no one was in front of us..... when i say slope i mean it was like a curb of mud not a light little slope

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Outstandingly clean facilities, lovely pitch which we picked ourselves03/09/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
  • Recommend to friends   Visit again
  • Liked: 

    Slides
    Washing and toilet block -especially showers
    cleanliness (outstanding)
    reception were very helpful
    crazy golf
    Our pitch
    Local town of Pornic

    Disliked: 

    No free wifi for half an hour

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Anonymous user

Great spot for the kids23/08/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Water slides were great, really refreshing (cold) water ;)
    Take away food pizza was delicious
    Toilets / showers were clean
    Little shop to stock up

    Disliked: 

    We were on a pitch with an apple tree - apples have come off and attracted bees etc.
    The pitches were stagered / layered across the hillside and some pitches could crush the tow bar but with careful driving not a problem

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Probably more suitable for families. Lovely site for children.22/08/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomDebbie T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Lovely clean site and facilities. Great swimming pool. Useful little shop and cafe/bar. Dog friendly.

    Disliked: 

    Noisy neighbours in 4 young lads in a tent for 2 nights. Followed by arrival of 2 motorhomes behind/next to us, very full of Travellers. Admittedly, they managed to move them on, but not confident in their admissions criteria.
    Noisy generally with mostly families with children. Entertainment can be heard clearly at nighttime, although finishes reasonably early.

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Excellent site loads to do entertainment every night we stayed19/08/2019

Reviewer's country: United KingdomRichard T.Mobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Everything staff really helpful site was brilliant for our daughter

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Great location and very quiet, clean and tidy pitches, very …27/07/2019

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    Great location and very quiet, clean and tidy pitches, very very clean toilets and showers, well stocked shop, highly recommend if visiting this area.

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Outre le temps n'étant pas de la partie, nous ne renouvellerons pas14/08/2019

Reviewer's country: FranceAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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  • Liked: 

    L'emplacement (spacieux, ombragé bien que nous n'avons pas beaucoup vu le soleil), l'espace jeux pour enfant. Les sanitaires semblent anciens mais nous les avons toujours trouvé propres.

    Disliked: 

    L'amabilité de l'accueil. J'entends, nous sommes en pleine saison, mais l'accueil par un sourire change radicalement l'image du site. La piscine vendue comme couverte qui n'est protégé que par une tonnelle et surtout qui est trop petite pour y loger tout le monde...

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Super camping propre et jeunes personnels dynamiques10/08/2019

Reviewer's country: FranceAnonymousMobile phone iconConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Super week-end

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Nous avons beaucoup aimé les activités enfants et adultes, le …04/08/2019

Reviewer's country: FranceAnonymousConfirmed

  • Electric optional grass pitch
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    Nous avons beaucoup aimé les activités enfants et adultes, le petit commerce, la piscine, l'accueil et l’ambiance familiale et sécurisé.

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Features

Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Waterslide

Watersports

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Nearby farmers' market

Shop nearby

Nearby leisure

Climbing nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Golf nearby

Horse riding nearby

Restaurant nearby

Tennis nearby

Watersports nearby

Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Touring and motorhomes

Fully serviced pitches

Motorhome service point

Tourer storage facilities

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Groups welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Themes

Walkers' paradise

Type

Very large (over 200 pitches)

Location

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  • 2 Route de la Tabardière, La Plaine Sur Mer, Loire-Atlantique, France, 44770
  • Timezone Europe/Paris CEST (GMT+02:00)   GPS 47.1402°N 2.1537°W

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Local attractions

Medieval towns, beaut beaches and old and famed salt marshes are the lie of the land around here, along with a good range of local biking and hiking trails and wildlife watching around the coast and the Guérande peninsula.

Have a potter around Pornic first, for those seafood restaurants and its old port; next up should be Guérande, for more restaurants, fifteenth century walls and the Collegiate Church of Saint Aubin – for eating alfresco in town, the cafés and restaurants around the church are top picks.

If you're interested in how the Guérande peninsula became a salt scavenging spot, the salt marsh museum in Batz-sur-Mer tells its salty tale, and if you want to buy samples, the marsh workers sell coarse salt and sea salt flakes around the peninsula from June to September.

Another famed destination in the region is the island of Noirmoutier, with twelfth century castle, old port, Friday market, and sailing, fishing and windsurfing in its waters.

Plenty of cycle and walking paths meander around the island too, so hire a bike to take around the Chaise forest, or pick up some info from the local tourist office about where best to islandly go.

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Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  6 p.m.
Depart by:  12 p.m.

Camping Les Vallons de l'Océan cancellation policy

Balance refunds: no penalties

No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

The remainder is payable on arrival.

Deposit transferable during COVID-19.

Tax

Local city tax of €0.60 (£0.54) per person per night at least age 18 is not included and must be paid on arrival.

Payment methods accepted on the park

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  • How much is payable upfront? A 15% transferable deposit is payable when you book, with the balance payable on arrival. Read more
  • Does Camping Les Vallons de l'Océan have a swimming pool? Yes View all features
  • Is Camping Les Vallons de l'Océan dog friendly? Yes View all features
  • What attractions are near Camping Les Vallons de l'Océan? Medieval towns, beaut beaches and old and famed salt marshes are the lie of the land around here, along with a good range of local biking and hiking trails and wildlife watching … Read more
  • When can I check in and check out of Camping Les Vallons de l'Océan?
    Camping and touring
    Arrive:  2 p.m. –  6 p.m.
    Depart by:  12 p.m.
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  • How much does it cost to stay at Camping Les Vallons de l'Océan? From £16.33 (for 1 night, 2 adults) - prices may change depending on your dates and party. Check prices and availability

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Terms and conditions

Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Admission is only permitted after registering at reception.
All guests spending the night at the park must present their ID at the reception desk and sign registration forms.
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
No refunds/discounts for inclement weather, late arrivals or early departures.

Dogs
A valid vaccination certificate must accompany your dog.
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.
Your dog must be tattooed or microchipped.

Extras
Please select an electric hook-up if you wish to hire a fridge.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Entertainment and activities are available between 01/07 and 31/08.
Quiet hours must be respected between 12 a.m. and 8 a.m..
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The grocery shop is open between 15/05 and 06/09.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.
The restaurant is open between 01/07 and 31/08.

Occupancy
Group bookings of 6 or more adults are not permitted (couples and immediate family members excepted).
Group bookings of 6 or more units (e.g. tent, touring caravan, motorhome or accommodation hire) travelling together are not permitted via Pitchup.com.
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.
Single-sex bookings of 6 or more people (couples and immediate family members excepted) are not permitted via Pitchup.com.

Pitches
You must follow the management directives when pitching your tent/unit and related equipment.

Pool
Only park guests are authorised to use the pool.
Swimsuits are obligatory and swimming shorts or Bermuda shorts are not permitted.
The indoor swimming pool is open between 15/04 and 26/09.

Reception
Reception is open from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. between 01/07 and 31/08.
Reception is open from 9 p.m. to 6 p.m. between 01/10 and 31/03.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.
Open fires are prohibited.

Vehicles
No vehicle movement between 10:30 p.m. and 8 a.m..
Only one car is to be parked by the pitch. Extra vehicles must be parked in the designated area.

Visitors
Visitors’ cars are not permitted on site.
Visitors must register at reception and pay their fee.

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