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Campsite Le Puits de l'Auture ****

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Guide price €39.10
8.4
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Campsite Le Puits de l'Auture is a campsite with 170 touring pitches. During low season, between 23-08-2021 - 03-10-2021, the nightly rate is €18,- at one of the 170 touring pitches at Campsite Le Puits de l'Auture in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer (Charente-Maritime). 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 traditional and homely four star campsite conveniently facing the ocean. Cycle path past the site, and 250 metres from 'La Grande Côte' beach, restaurants, bars and shops. A very quiet campsite with no entertainment. Spacious, level pitches with grass in both sun and shade. Renovated toilet facilities.

www.camping-puitsdelauture.com 
  • Campsite accepts ACSI Club ID
  • CampingCard ACSI discount 23/08/2021 ⭤ 03/10/2021
    • 18
    • 1424

    Popular amenities

    Wifi 80-100% coverage
    Caravans allowed
    Motorhomes allowed
    Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
    Detail information about this campsite

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    Looking for inexpensive camping in low season?

    31 CampingCard ACSI accepted

    31 Campsite open / CampingCard ACSI not accepted

    31 Campsite closed

    31 Your holiday period

    Reviews (44)

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    Average rating: 8.4

    Toilet facilities
    8.6
    Staff
    8.7
    Price - quality comparison
    8.5
    Child friendliness
    7.6
    Entertainment
    5.9
    Sports facilities
    7.0
    Swimming pool
    4.5
    Food and drink
    6.8
    Surroundings
    8.6

    Vernon Stevens, on this campsite in July 2020

    8.2

    Travelling party: Couple

    What a corking campsite. Lovely staff, water/drains with lots of space for Camping Car. Pitches flat & airy. Bathrooms cleaned at least once a day, the disabled facilities are well laid out and bright. The gardeners take great pride in the local fauna, the many bushes & trees attract lots of birds (I saw a Hoopoe in our hedge), it is lovely. No pool but a great beach 500m away. Lots of great restaurants nearby. We enjoy cycling, and after the disappointment of cycling alongside the canal du midi, this area has well-maintained cycle paths that are well signposted. Definitely a campsite to keep quiet about ... oops!

    Steve & Lori, on this campsite in June 2019

    7.8

    Travelling party: Couple

    This is one of our favourite sites. Opposite a tidal beach but only a short walk from the huge sandy beaches of Le Grand Cote between St Palais-Sur-Mer and La Palmyre. Spotless toilets/showers, large sunny or shaded pitches, well maintained site. Easy access to Royan and all local tourist areas by bike or car. Small shop on site selling bread & essentials, supermarkets 2km, small shops and restaurants a short walk.
    This site does accept dogs but be warned, one is free but above that are charged.

    Roger Webster, on this campsite in May 2019

    8.3

    Travelling party: Couple

    If you are looking for a site with high standards this should be your first choice in this area.
    The showers have hot and cold taps to control both temperature and flow.No pressing the button every 10 seconds! The toilet block is heated,spacious and very clean.
    Many pitches are fully serviced. All are well kept with hedge screening and euro plug electrics.
    The office staff are very pleasant and helpful.

    George Smith, on this campsite in May 2019

    8.6

    Travelling party: Couple

    Clean quiet campsite with large pitches. Ideally positioned for cycling into St.Palais sur Mer or along the coast as far as Ronce Les Bains. Reasonable restaurants nearby. A great place to spend a few days if you like being out and about along the coast.

    Leo Duffy, on this campsite in August 2018

    8.0

    Travelling party: Seniors

    Excellent site with beach across the road. Better beach within walking distance. Cycle route outside site directly into St Palais Sur Mar centre 3km. Other cycle routes available around area. Map available at reception. Acsi card accepted earlier than most sites in the area

    Steve & Lori, on this campsite in June 2018

    8.2

    Travelling party: Seniors

    We were told that this site has very small pitches but although there are some that are very crammed together, many are easily large enough for a caravan, awning and car with room to spare. Some are under pine trees on parts of the site and the very heavy cones do drop occasionally so be warned. Most staff are friendly and helpful, facilities excellent and very clean. Small shop on site sells a few essentials and of course baguettes. There is an excellent bread / pastry shop and fish monger a couple of hundred yards away and many restaurants & cafe\'s within a short walk. There is no pool on site but there is a massive sandy beach (Grande Cote) a short stroll away and a very large naturist beach a little further for those wanting an all over tan. Cycle tracks are excellent in the area. The nearest supermarket is about 2km away in St-Palais-Sur-Mer and there are plenty of shops there also. Royan itself is about 10km away with its many shops & restaurants. La Palmyre Zoo is about 6km. There is so much to see and do within a short car or bike ride. This really is an excellent site in the perfect coastal location.

    Edwin Mc'Allister , on this campsite in June 2018

    7.8

    Travelling party: Couple

    A lovely friendly, but busy site. Caters well for UK campers as has entry and exit keypads on both sides. The pitches are generally spacious and the staff are very welcoming and helpful. The toilet facilities are very good and a wee shop at the entrance sells bread without having to order in advance. Remember to bring your French 2-pin plug as does not accept blue Commando type. Just outside the gate are great walks and cycle paths, with the sea directly in front of the campsite. The vast beach and numerous cafes/restaurants is only a 5 minute dander from the site. Watch out for the dreaded mozzie. The site is also a have for birds, with Jays and Hoopoe frequenting the pitches.

    John DICKERSON, on this campsite in June 2017

    8.7

    Travelling party: Couple

    We stayed a week at this site and had a really great time. The site is next to the sea and there are lovely walks from the camp along the coast and into St. Palais-Sur mer. The staff are friendly and very professional and speak several languages. We had a choice of pitch and they even mapped out the shady ones! The toilet facilities are first class-very clean and with loo paper.
    WE would certainly recommend this site to everyone; couple and families.

    Paul Bottrill, on this campsite in June 2017

    9.0

    Travelling party: Couple

    Excellent site right on the coast. Friendly staff. Just under 2 mile walk in to St Palais which is a lovely seaside village/town. Site does not have a pool but there is a long sandy beach 10 minutes walk away. Bread and croissants available in a morning. Toilets are mainly sharers. Only downside is having to wait to get electric connected as boxes are locked, not a problem on arriving but earliest disconnect is 9.15 so an early start means disconnecting the night before. Would use again.

    Andrew Culley, on this campsite in May 2017

    8.1

    Travelling party: Seniors

    A brilliant site located just off the cliff/beachfront (but no views from the campsite) In an area with so much to see and do. Reception staff all speak excellent English and are very helpful. Large well kept pitches for you to select from with a choice of shade or full sun, pitches clearly numbered and demarcated by tress/shrubs but not enough to make you feel hemmed in, plenty of water points (a screw on Gardena type adapter and a short length of hose is very useful as the outlets are horizontal)
    On site shop sells the (real) basics such as bread and wine. Bars and eateries are only a short stroll away as is great beach (sand)
    Extensive cycle paths (proper paths not painted lanes on the road) go off in both directions. It's about 4 miles into Royan with a cycle path all the way (worth a visit just to see some of the beachfront properties on the way) likewise in the other direction where there some fabulous sandy beaches to be found.
    There are NO facilities for children other than a small play area for 4-8 yr olds. It was very peaceful indeed when we were there (late May 2017) It is a VERY large site that goes on and on with cabins as well as touring pitches BUT because of its layout it has the feel of a much smaller one so don't be put off.
    If travelling with a motorhome there is only one MH service point by reception for grey waste (everyone seems to water the shrubs with their grey waste though)
    We WILL most certainly be returning here, it's simply a gem of a place (and a real bargain using ACSI)

    Inspected annually

    F.C.P.M. van den Brand

    "On the promenade located campsite with beautiful, partly in the shade located spacious pitches, about 50 m from the beach. Simple but clean sanitary facilities."

    - Inspector Mr F.C.P.M. van den Brand

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    Facilities

    General information

    Guide price 1
    €39.10
    Guide price 2
    €48.50
    Period of opening *
    26-04-2021 till 03-10-2021
    Area
    4 ha
    Number of touring pitches
    170 (100 - 200m2)
    Number of accommodation units for hire
    30
    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
    • Wifi 80-100% coverage
    • Caravans allowed
    • Motorhomes allowed
    • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
      • Max. total:3
    • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
    • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
      • level:average
    Internet
    • Mobile internet
      • Type:4G
    • Internet access
    • 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
    Campsite rules
    • Caravans allowed
    • Tents allowed
    • Small extra tent permitted
    • Motorhomes allowed
    • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
    • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
    • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
      • Max. total:3
    • Barbecues permitted
      • type of BBQ:electricity | gas
    Dogs
    • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
      • Max. total:3
    • Dog walking area
    • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
      • Max. total:3
    Water and toilet facilities
    • Showers: hot water
    • Washbasins: hot water
    • Standard toilets
    • Toilet for the elderly
    • Children's sanitary facilities
    • Baby room
    • Toilet paper provided
    • Chemical toilet disposal point
    • Heated toilet facilities
    • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
    • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
    • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
    • Showers: cold water
    • Washbasins: cold water
    Washing, washing-up, cooking
    • Washing up sinks: hot water
    • Washing up sinks: cold water
    • Laundry sinks: cold water
    • Laundry sinks: hot water
    • Washing machine(s)
    • Dryers
    Food, drink and groceries
    • Fresh bread available at the camp site
      • period:10-05/03-10
    • Groceries: limited selection
      • period:20-05/15-09
    Available to hire at the campsite
    • Safes
    • Lodge tent without toilet facilities
      • total:9
    Swimming
    • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
    Beach
    • Sandy beach
    • Rocky coastline
    Sports and play
    • Fitness
    • Children's playground: large
    • Table tennis table
    • Jeu de boules alley(s)
    • Fishing
    • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
      • distance:1.0 km
      • total:18
    Recreation (adults)
    • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
      • level:average
    • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
      • level:easy
    • Games room
    • Television
    Ground and vegetation
    • Grass
    • Hard ground
    • Unshaded pitches
    • Pitches with some shade
    • Pitches with plenty of shade
    • Marked pitches
    Situation of campsite
    • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
      • distance:0.2 km
    • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
      • distance:0.25 km
    • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
    • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
      • distance:0.03 km
    • Panorama
    Disabled
    • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
    • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
    • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
    Miscellaneous
    • Quiet during the day and at night
    • Special facilities for motorhomes
    • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
      • Max. electricity:10 ampère
    • Footpaths and roads are lit
    • Patrolled grounds

    Weather

    The weather on this campsite

    Weather forecast

    Wed

    28 / 07

     

    Thu

    29 / 07

     

    Fri

    30 / 07

     

    Sat

    31 / 07

     

    Sun

    01 / 08

     

    Mon

    02 / 08

     

    Tue

    03 / 08

     
    Max. 22.1° 23.1° 21.1° 20.8° 20.7° 21.8° 21.6°
    Min. 16.8° 14.9° 16.5° 16.3° 15.8° 15.2° 15.4°
    Precipitation 5% 0% 20% 55% 25% 55% 45%
    Wind direction W NW NW NW W NW NW
    Wind speed 3 3 4 3 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

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    • Campsite Le Puits de l'Auture
      151 av. de la Grande Côte
      17420 / St. Palais-sur-Mer
      France
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      Coordinates:
      45°38'59"N 1°7'3"W
    • From the A10 take exit 35 towards Royan. In Royan direction St. Palais-sur-Mer, then direction La Grande Côte on the boulevard.

    • Warning! Since July 13 2015, many French campsites are prohibited from installing their own signpost. We advise to use GPS-coordinates to locate the campsite.

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