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Campsite Arnaoutchot (FKK) ***

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Guide price €52.90

Campsite Arnaoutchot (FKK) is a campsite in Vielle-Saint-Girons, Landes, located by the sea and in a wood.This camp site with sloping grounds has which are marked out, pitches with shade and pitches with some shade. Arnaoutchot (FKK) is located close to a sandy beach. It is possible to rent tents, mobile homes and bungalows. The campsite has a playground and a sports ground.

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The following rules apply to pets at (Arnaoutchot (FKK)):
- Dog(s) permitted in low season (if on a lead)
- Dog(s) permitted in high season (if on a lead)

For sportive holidaymakers the camp site offers various cycle routes. There is an entertainment programme and a fitness room. For those who want to relax after a busy day there is a sauna, solarium, whirlpool, steam bath and a beauty centre. The camp site has a leisure pool, an outdoor swimming pool, a heated indoor pool and a toddlers' pool. There is also water slide. You can swim nearby in the sea.

You don't always have to cook, as the camp site has a snack bar, pizzeria and restaurant (with full menu). The camp site also supplies fresh bread. You can also use the internet, as the camp site has one or more computers with an internet connection, there is a WiFi point and you can access the internet with your own laptop in 80% of the camp site.

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8.3
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Detail information about this campsite

H. Hemelaer

This inspector visits Campsite Arnaoutchot (FKK) 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 Ms H. Hemelaer
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Average rating: 8.3

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Toilet facilities
8.4
Staff
8.7
Price - quality comparison
8.3
Child friendliness
8.0
Entertainment
8.0
Sports facilities
8.2
Swimming pool
8.6
Food and drink
7.8
Surroundings
8.2

Sheila Jessiman, on this campsite in June 2018

8.1

Travelling party: Couple

Toilets were cleaned daily, but sometimes paper dispensers were not filled. Men’s urinals were sometimes smelly. The shop on site is well-run and well-stocked and there is a nice bakery. The pizzeria is good but restaurant prices and drinks are expensive. The reception staff are lovely and are always helpful. The arrangements for garbage disposal are very annoying, as there is only the one (very large) place, situated at the campsite entrance. The camping pitches are situated as far away from it as is possible, resulting in a very long walk to dispose of your garbage! The new spa looks wonderful, the grounds are beautifully laid out.

Jon, on this campsite in June 2017

7.8

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

2 of 5 stars
(facilities themselves 5 star but...) The FKK movement was originally a place where youthful (in body/mind or both), healthy and strong people wanted to "get back to nature" and a more natural way of being. Facilities like Arnechaout (and the majority of the clientele they attract) do little to preserve this spirit in more than name.

The facilities themselves are top notch for a camping facility - clean - and the natural setting and camping pitches are beautiful,
however,

ARNE is - at least in "off" season (we visited in June) more like a privileged, gated retirement community where middle/upper-middle class europeans gather in their pricey caravans, slick new cars and electric bikes (waaay to much healthy exercise to ride a real bike, yes?) to celebrate their lifetime achievements by lounging like so many beached whales, nakedly (often with more than a little indignation) promenading partially or fully nude even in the most chilled weather in clear reaction to their lifetime of chosen sociatal oppression (via heirchical corporate jobs or social/religious pressures).

FYI - i would guesstimate the average age here to be in the 60's (having seen in one week in June a small handful younger), the average wealth upper-middle class, and the average weight somewhere in the range of 150%+ of the healthy body mass (think of the humans in Wall-E movie on the spaceship...naked...). If i have just outlined your personal demographic - you will love it here. (young, healthy and happy naked families in the adverts notwithstanding...)

If you expect any of the range of facilities or services to be available during your stay - better come only during the 2 month high season as the rest of the year such services are severly limited - down to having the kids water slide open only on weekENDS and even paid-for services like sauna only open on weekDAYS (??)) - in other words - ARNE takes full advantage of advertizing it's wide and very nice range of services and facilities but does little to make it clear on their promotional webpage and in full-color brochures that many of these facilities are only really available during the short july/august high season.

I write this review as a 62 year old well-travelled male of healthy height/weight ration who has not spent his life conformed to the social groove just to make lots of money. I personally believe in choice and options - i think one should be able to be clothed or unclothed as they wish and need and then choose to do so based on personal comfort. I write because i wish someone had written this review for me to consider the nature and energy of the ARNE facility attendees and who ARNE is marketing to obviously for the highest profits.

Beautiful as it is, it was not a total pleasure as most other reviewers would indicate - i would have liked a more candid review about the clientele and actual availability of services... but then, as i know now, those who come here are "where the money is" for ARNE to market to. C'est la vie.

Sandra Evans, on this campsite in June 2015

8.3

Travelling party: Couple

Nice site but more hilly than expected which was a bit of a problem due to limited mobility, as was distance to the beach. Tight access to some pitches. Good sanitary facilities.Fantastic staff. Lovely pool.

paul, on this campsite in May 2014

8.9

Travelling party: Young couple

We stayed for 4 nights and it was lovely. You have plenty of privacy, if you want. Sanitaries are well designed and the pools are fantastic. Wellness facilities too, and very affordable. We are looking forward to go back!

General information

Guide price 1
€52.90
Guide price 2
€70.70
Period of opening
01-04-2018 till 23-09-2018
Area
25 ha
Number of touring pitches
250 (100 - 120m2)
Number of camper pitches
50
Number of permanent pitches
117
Number of accommodation units for hire
144
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes
Naturist campsite
Yes
Eco campsite
Yes

* 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:320 m2
    • period:01-04/27-09
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:200 m2
  • Tropical leisure pool
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:90
Internet
  • Internet access
  • WiFi zone
    • wifi zone free
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
At the reception
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:Amex | Diners Club | MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Defibrillator
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:French | Dutch
Campsite rules
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Caravans allowed
  • Tents allowed
  • Small extra tent permitted
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:electricity | gas
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
Toilet facilities
  • Washbasins: hot water
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Squatting-toilets
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Baby room
  • Beach showers
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Sand
  • Sloping site
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
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  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: extensive selection
    • period:28-04/23-09
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
    • period:28-04/23-09
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
    • period:28-04/23-09
  • Pizzeria
    • period:28-04/23-09
  • Takeaway meals
    • period:28-04/23-09
  • Bar
    • period:28-04/23-09
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Ice available
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:90
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:29
  • Tents
    • total:15
  • Bicycles
  • Mountainbikes
  • Locked refrigerator
  • Safes
  • Electric bikes
  • Lodge tent with toilet facilities
    • total:10
Swimming
  • Indoor swimming pool (heated)
    • surface area:200 m2
  • Tropical leisure pool
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:320 m2
    • period:01-04/27-09
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:20 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
  • Beach showers
Wellness
  • Sauna
  • Whirlpool
  • Steam bath
  • Beauty centre
  • Solarium
  • Hydromassage
  • Massage
Beach
  • Sandy beach
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
For children
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:20 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:English | French
    • period:15-06/11-09
  • Games room
  • Dance nights
  • Discotheque
  • Mini club (at least 4x a week - high season)
    • languages:German | English | French | Dutch
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Baby room
  • Video games
  • Crazy golf
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Fitness
  • Beach volleyball
  • Crazy golf
  • Tennis lessons
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:5 km
    • total:18
  • Archery
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:English | French
    • period:15-06/11-09
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Games room
  • Pool or billiards
  • Television
  • Video games
Situation of campsite
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:0,4 km
  • Located in a wood
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:8 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • hardened base for motorhomes
    • water supply and drainage
    • Surface area:100 m2
    • Amount:50
Pitch amenities
  • Tap at/near the pitch (max. 50 m)
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:3 ampère | 6 ampère
Disabled
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Special pitches for disabled people
  • Special parking spaces for disabled people
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Separate area for young people
  • Special parking spaces for disabled people
  • Special pitches for disabled people
Address & Route

Would you like to book Campsite Arnaoutchot (FKK) or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.

  • Campsite Arnaoutchot (FKK)
    5006 route de Pichelèbe
    40560 / Vielle-St-Girons
    France

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    43°54'24"N 1°21'41"W
  • A63 and N10 Bordeaux-Bayonne. Exit 12 Castets. Towards Léon (14 km) in Castets centre. From Léon centre direction St. Girons as far as Vielle. Left at water tower to Arnaoutchot.

  • 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.

  • Contact

  • www.arna.com

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Max. 23.9° 26.1° 28.2° 22.3° 22.7° 25.7° 25°
Min. 19.3° 14.7° 16.8° 16.5° 10° 11.2° 12.8°
Precipitation 40% 5% 5% 10% 5% 10% 10%
Wind direction W E W N NO E NO
Wind speed 3 2 3 3 3 3 3

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Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 75% 105 4
Feb 80% 96 3
Mar 75% 111 5
Apr 75% 105 5
May 81% 88 6
Jun 79% 80 7
Jul 80% 69 7
Aug 80% 81 7
Sep 77% 107 7
Oct 78% 160 5
Nov 78% 154 3
Dec 75% 121 3
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