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Camping L'Orée du Bois ***

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9.1
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Camping L'Orée du Bois is located on the French peninsula Médoc. You'll camp on a sheltered campsite, four kilometres from the Lac d'Hourtin-Carcans, a large lake with a beautiful sandy beach. On the campsite you can also swim when it rains; the swimming pool has a sliding roof. In the summer months there are jeu-de-boules tournaments, dance evenings and archery workshops.

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At the edge of the forest

The small-scale campsite L'Orée du Bois is situated - how could it be otherwise - on the edge of a forest, directly on the road to the village of Hourtin. There are 35 touring pitches. Trees and shrubs delimitate the pitches, giving you both shade and privacy on your pitch. There are also 26 rental accommodations: mobile homes, chalets and comfortable lodge tents.

Market in Hourtin

For a sumptuous meal, the assortment in the small campsite shop is not large enough. This is not a problem, because there is a supermarket half a kilometre from the campsite. Besides, it's certainly not a punishment to go into Hourtin for groceries. Follow the D3 and you'll be cycling to the centre in five minutes. Every Thursday, and in July and August every Tuesday and Saturday, there's a market here.

Swimming and surfing

The Lac d'Hourtin-Carcans, the largest freshwater lake in France, is just four kilometres away. For a day at the beach you can also go to the Atlantic Ocean. This is another ten kilometers away. Surfers are prepared to go the distance, because the waves on this part of the French west coast are real challenges.

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  • €16 per night during lowseason
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Detail information about this campsite

Availability

Reviews (46)

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Average rating: 9.1

Staff
9.4
Price - quality comparison
9.3
Entertainment
8.2
Swimming pool
8.9
Surroundings
9.3

Laurent - St Jean de Boiseau, on this campsite in August 2019

7.4

Travelling party: Family with children <4 years

Liked - Très bon séjour, les gérantssi sont très sympathiques et accessibles.
Camping familial, agréable

Disliked - Les sanitaires sont vétustes, malgré le bon entretien général.
Source: Ctoutvert

Christophe D, on this campsite in July 2021

10.0

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - Personnels très agréable, camping familial, situation géographique parfaite pour découvrir la région
Source: Ctoutvert

DAVID B, on this campsite in July 2021

8.5

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - L'hébergement
La piscine
L'accueil et la disponibilité des propriétaires

Disliked - Le bruit des pompes de la piscine, qui étaient collées à notre emplacement
Source: Ctoutvert

Lilian A, on this campsite in July 2021

8.4

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - La convivialité et accueil chaleureux
Disliked - La mairie devrait faire la piste cyclable jusqu au camping car sortie dangeureuse
Source: Ctoutvert

MURIELLE - SAINT PATRICE DU DESERT, on this campsite in August 2019

8.0

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - SUPER
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vincent - monchy saint eloi, on this campsite in August 2019

8.8

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - L’accueil, l’emplacement,la lodge
Disliked - Le bruit du camping d’a Côté, l’incivilité de certains campeurs vis à vis des wc et douches
Source: Ctoutvert

Dominique - Ermont, on this campsite in July 2019

8.8

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - Le coté séjour pour tous ou en famille est la clé de réussite de ce camping. A voir tout de même en pleine saison ce que cela donne.
Disliked - Les animations sont light et bonne enfant. Elles pourraient être plus nombreuses.
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patrick - camps sur l'isle, on this campsite in July 2019

8.4

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - le calme
Disliked - excellent accueil, gérants très sympa et a l’écoute des clients
Source: Ctoutvert

KAVITHA Y, on this campsite in August 2021

6.5

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - dommage que nos voisins ont choisis ce camping pour être au calme et non dans un environnement de camping (avec possibilité de mettre de a musique chez soit ou, parce qu'on parle sur la terrasse le soir que ça le gene)
Disliked - dommage que nos voisins ont choisis ce camping pour être au calme et non dans un environnement de camping (avec possibilité de mettre de a musique chez soit ou, parce qu'on parle sur la terrasse le soir que ça le gene)
Source: Ctoutvert

Isabelle A, on this campsite in July 2021

10.0

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - Bonne Ambiance générale
Disliked - La restauration
Source: Ctoutvert

Inspected annually

R. Roose

This inspector visits Camping L'Orée du Bois every year and inspects the campsite on the basis of more than 200 amenities and other points of interest. The inspector is an ACSI staff member and does not work for the campsite.

- Inspector Mr R. Roose

Inspector Mr R. Roose

R. Roose

Phone this inspector

Call + 31 (0)488792356

Facilities

General information

Guide price 1
€27.50
Guide price 2
€35.50
Period of opening *
03-04-2022 till 31-10-2022
Area
2 ha
Number of touring pitches
33 (80 - 160m2)
Number of permanent pitches
4
Number of accommodation units for hire
30

* 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
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:16
Internet
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • WiFi zone
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • Reservation with CampingCard ACSI also possible
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:Visa Card | MasterCard
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:French | English
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:gas | electricity
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Showers: hot water
  • Senior citizens' shower (with extra wall supports)
  • Baby room
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Sand
Washing, washing-up, cooking
  • Washing up sinks: hot water
  • Washing up sinks: cold water
  • Washing machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: cold water
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Dryers
  • Ironing facilities
Food, drink and groceries
  • Breakfast available
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Snack bar
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Pizzeria
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Takeaway meals
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Bar
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Ice available
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:16
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:3
  • (Log)cabins
    • total:2
  • Refrigerators
  • Bicycles
  • Mountainbikes
  • Safes
  • Lodge tent without toilet facilities
    • total:7
  • Lodge tent with toilet facilities
    • total:2
Swimming
  • Indoor swimming pool by means of a sliding roof
    • surface area:100 m2
    • period:15-05/30-09
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:15 m2
    • period:15-05/30-09
Beach
  • Sandy beach
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:15 m2
    • period:15-05/30-09
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Games room
  • Dance nights
  • Baby room
  • Video games
Sport and games
  • Multi-sports field
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Archery
  • Mountain bike routes at the campsite
    • difficulty:easy
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment for children from 13 to 18 years (at least 2x a week)
    • languages:French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Games room
  • Pool or billiards
  • Television
  • Video games
Situation of campsite
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:10 km
  • Located in the woods
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0.5 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • weight:5000 kg
Pitch amenities
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:10 ampère
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night

Location

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  • Camping L'Orée du Bois
    120 rue d'Aquitaine
    33990 / Hourtin
    France
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    Coordinates:
    45°10'20"N 1°3'10"W
  • The campsite is located on the D3 about 1.5 km south of Hourtin village centre.

Contact

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