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Campsite Les Varennes ****

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Guide price €44.00
8.3
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At Campsite Les Varennes in Le Bois-Plage-en-Ré (Charente-Maritime) camping costs as little as €20,- per night during low season with CampingCard ACSI. At one of the 56 touring pitches you will get a discounted rate during the period 10-04-2021 - 02-07-2021 and 30-08-2021 - 25-09-2021. At this campsite you can not only use your CampingCard ACSI for inexpensive camping, you can also use your ACSI Club ID (as an alternative ID).
A small, happy, family campsite under tall conifers with good amenities. Fairly sheltered pitches. There is a good sandy beach within 300m walking distance. Heated indoor pool with free jacuzzi. Free wifi on the whole campsite.

www.les-varennes.com 
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  • Campsite accepts ACSI Club ID
CampingCard ACSI discount 10/04/2021 ⭤ 02/07/2021, 30/08/2021 ⭤ 25/09/2021
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  • 1389

Popular amenities

Outdoor swimming pool
Indoor swimming pool (heated)
Wifi 80-100% coverage
Caravans allowed
Motorhomes allowed
Detail information about this campsite

Acceptance period

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Reviews (22)

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Average rating: 8.3

Toilet facilities
8.4
Staff
8.5
Price - quality comparison
8.4
Child friendliness
8.2
Entertainment
7.4
Sports facilities
7.3
Swimming pool
8.5
Food and drink
7.3
Surroundings
8.8

Adrian, on this campsite in September 2019

8.8

Travelling party: Seniors

Great campsite. This is our third visit to the site in September. Staff have always been very helpful. Very quiet at night. Close to a 6km sandy beach. One of our favourite pass times is to walk along the beach (about an hour) to the next town for lunch ... then walk back. A great way to relax.

Michael westnedge, on this campsite in September 2019

8.6

Travelling party: Seniors

10 night stay with our caravan in September 2019. Good location, nice pools and modern and clean facilities. But limited showers and washbasins available. Site was full but reception is closed at times and bar closed.

Mark Tasker, on this campsite in April 2019

6.6

Travelling party: Couple

Initially we loved this campsite but:
Toilets are outdoors, do have toilet paper, don’t have toilet seats. Not 4 Star, in our opinion.
On our first morning, we had one warm shower and one cool shower.
Day two, showers were cold and had to go to reception to try to resolve problem. Problem was eventually resolved, but the inconvenience factor and delay was not unsubstantial.
Added to this, there was a gas delivery, and the tanker was pretty much on top of our pitch, waking us up.
Would love to return, but would regret it, if the showers were freezing, again!

PK, on this campsite in June 2017

5.2

Travelling party: Couple

We didn't end up actually staying here, as we took a look around and although the pool was appealing the shower and toilet facilities and the over crowded pitches were unappealing, then to top it off we found the owners to be rude and unwelcoming.

Frank Dunne, on this campsite in May 2017

8.7

Travelling party: Couple

Lovely campsite with good size pitches,very few pitches suitable for Motorhome over 8m .Pitches can be sandy but solid .Very friendly staff.
Waste disposal point for Motorhome very tight we were unable to us it.
There could be more water taps on the site we only found one.

Alan Ingham, on this campsite in July 2016

9.0

Travelling party: Couple

This was our first visit to the island of Ile de Re and we chose to book at Les Varennes as a result of their Internet presentation along with reviews that we had read. Our actual experience was far better than what we had been expecting. The standard of cleanliness was excellent with even our pitch being prepared (removal of excess tree leaf fall etc) prior to our arrival. The staff were always available even beyond the advertised office opening times to offer advice with recommendations where appropriate and were, without exception, always extremely polite, respectful and friendly. We were especially appreciative of the efforts that the family made in ensuring that there were adequate seats for those people wishing to watch the live Euro 2016 football matches - even more so considering the sometimes late finishes. The facilities, including the open air and indoor heated swimming pools, free WiFi, bicycle rental for those not wanting to hunt endlessly for any cheaper deals but get on with their holiday and small although perfectly adequate shop all helped to create a wonderful holiday experience for my wife and I. In short, we are already looking forward to repeating the experience in 2017. Although we weren't able to thank all the personnel involved in ensuring our stay was made enjoyable - we are full of appreciation for each and every one of those involved at Les Varennes for the TEAM effort. Thank you.

Alan Ingham, on this campsite in June 2016

8.6

Travelling party: Couple

A really nice campsite offering both pitches for tents, caravans or motor home. Alternatively huts of various sizes and prices are also available to hire. Set approximately 300 meters from a wide sandy beach and centrally located this site is ideally located for those wishing to explore the island. Friendly and helpful staff along with modern amenities including WiFi add to it's appeal. The photo shown on this page is outdated with the indoor heated pool and outside pools being new in 2016.

Rebecca Bosley, on this campsite in June 2016

8.1

Travelling party: Seniors

Stayed 8 very enjoyable nights in our touring caravan. We visited the site a few nights before & booked in as it was very busy. This is a fab small friendly site. Great reception team who spoke good English & showed us to our pitch. Pitches can be a bit tight to get onto round the trees but ok with a mover. Pitches mainly had some tree shade with sandy base. The modern sanitaires were mixed but were always clean with a twice daily cleaning session. There was very good free wifi which we were able to use on our pitch. The outdoor pool was lovely as was the new indoor pool. I would imagine at the height of the season the pool area would be very crowded. It was an easy walk or quick cycle to the market which was held daily & the fish market was amazing. Overall a great location & lovely site.

Inspected annually

A.L.C.M. de Jong

"Small, cosy family campsite under high needle trees with good facilities (a heated indoor and outdoor pool). The pitches are not strictly delineated. Beautiful sandy beach within walking distance."

- Inspector Mr A.L.C.M. de Jong

Inspector Mr A.L.C.M. de Jong

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Facilities

General information

Guide price 1
€44.00
Guide price 2
€62.00
Period of opening *
10-04-2021 till 26-09-2021
Area
2.5 ha
Altitude
20m
Number of touring pitches
56 (80 - 100m2)
Number of accommodation units for hire
85
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

* The opening period may vary due to the measures surrounding the coronavirus.

** Amenities in bold are not included in the overnight price. Some may need to be paid for. (This does not imply that all amenities not in bold are free!)

Popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:120 m2
    • period:15-06/15-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:120 m2
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Caravans allowed
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy
Internet
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
Campsite rules
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:electricity | gas
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
Water and toilet facilities
  • Showers: hot water
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Squatting-toilets
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Baby room
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Showers: cold water
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Dryers
Food, drink and groceries
  • Breakfast available
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Groceries: extensive selection
  • Bar
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Bicycles
  • Safes
Swimming
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:120 m2
    • period:15-06/15-09
    • Heated:Yes
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:120 m2
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:6 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
Beach
  • Sandy beach
Sports and play
  • Whirlpool
  • Children's playground: large
  • Table tennis table
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Children's playground: small
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:10 km
    • total:9
Recreation (adults)
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Games room
  • Television
Ground and vegetation
  • Grass
  • Sand
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
Situation of campsite
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0.8 km
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:0.3 km
Disabled
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Swimming pool with hoist
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Special parking spaces for disabled people
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
Miscellaneous
  • Special parking spaces for disabled people
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Euro-plug required
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:10 ampère
  • Defibrillator
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds

Weather

The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Fri

14 / 05

 

Sat

15 / 05

 

Sun

16 / 05

 

Mon

17 / 05

 

Tue

18 / 05

 

Wed

19 / 05

 

Thu

20 / 05

 
Max. 14.4° 14° 14.9° 13.9° 15.3° 16.1° 16.6°
Min. 11.3° 11.2° 12.3° 11.8° 11.2° 11.4° 11°
Precipitation 60% 95% 55% 85% 45% 45% 20%
Wind direction W W W W W W W
Wind speed 4 4 5 5 3 3 3

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm)
Jan 86% 71
Feb 85% 39
Mar 81% 56
Apr 79% 88
May 81% 50
Jun 79% 45
Jul 81% 57
Aug 80% 45
Sep 79% 76
Oct 81% 98
Nov 81% 133
Dec 84% 107

Average temperature

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  • Campsite Les Varennes
    Raise Maritaise
    17580 / Le Bois-Plage-en-Ré
    France
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    46°10'43"N 1°22'59"W
  • From the toll bridge, via the roundabout, onto the D201. In Le Bois-Plage follow the signs 'Les Varennes'.

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