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Campsite Le Palais de la Mer ****

General information

The four-star camping site Le Palais de la Mer in Saintes-Maries-de-La-Mer is located reasonably close to the town of Perpignan (18 km) and offers direct access to the beach of the French-Catalan coast of the Mediterranean. An unique feature is the superb park, belonging to the camping site, which can be accessed via a small bridge over a river. The park has been designed as a petting zoo with chickens, peacocks, goats, donkeys and more. There is also a small tourist train in the park.

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The camping site

The pitches vary from 80 to 100 m2 in size and the sanitary buildings have recently been renovated. This gives them an extremely attractive and functional appearance. There are various sports possibilities on the grounds. To socialise (especially in the evenings) there is the l’Embuscade pub, where musical performances take place three times a week in high season.

Swimming pool/beach

Adjacent to the bar are two swimming pools, one of which is heated, so that you can also swim outside the summer months in a pleasant water temperature. The swimming pool has a waterfall, a childrens' pool and a jacuzzi. The swimming pool is flanked by a number of sun loungers and a solarium. This year (2018) the swimming pool will be scaled up with slides etc. The beautiful sandy beach along the Mediterranean can be accessed from the camping site.

Catering facilities/shop

The restaurant of the camping site is well-frequented and you will be able to watch the performances in the evenings. You can also buy take-away pizzas. In the camping shop you can get all basic necessities, but also beach and camping accessories. On the other hand, near the traffic circle in Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer you will find some more shops.

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Detail information about this campsite

M.E.J. Weijers This inspector visits Campsite Le Palais de la Mer 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 M.E.J. Weijers

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Average rating: 8.8

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Price - quality comparison
Child friendliness
Sports facilities
Swimming pool
Food and drink

Mike - North Bay, on this campsite in August 2018


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - Camp itself, sea, bech, more or less everything
Disliked - Not really
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scott - West Bridgford, on this campsite in August 2018


Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - Campsite facilities were excellent and we all thoroughly enjoyed the swimming pool and slides.
Disliked - Not enough toilet roll in the bathrooms, and some showers were cold.
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Jodie - Burgess Hill, on this campsite in August 2018


Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - Pitch was clean and well presented although the water tap was a little awkward to use. All washing facilities and toilets were very clean. The swimming pool was excellent and the Life guards. The beach was so close it made our holiday. The shop was well stocked, staff very friendly and helpful. We shall be returning next year.
Disliked - The animation team were great from what we could see but not very inclusive for non french speaking children which was a shame. The restaurant was good but lacked choice of snack type good at lunch time, only Chips (frites) available as snack choice or full menu which was too heavy for the children. The older amenities block on our side of the camp didn't seem to have water as hot as the new block. The dishwashing area never even had warm water which was disappointing but we used the facilities in the new block which had hot water.
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Geoff - Selby, on this campsite in July 2018


Travelling party: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

Liked - Close to beach and lovely area to explore
Disliked - Noisy entertainment which is a bit dated now (90's Europop disco!)
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John - Lund, on this campsite in July 2018


Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - Friendly family-orientated site with very helpful staff. Pitches and cabins are close together but feel private because of the many trees and plants around. A gate from the site to the beach and fantastic swimming pools and water-slides make this a perfect location for swimming and sunbathing.
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Kasper - Birkerød, on this campsite in July 2018


Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - The Beach.
The new pool.

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Brian Powell, on this campsite in May 2018


Travelling party: Couple

2 sets of facilities; one very much in need of modernising (3/5) one superb (5/5) hence score of 4. great site on beach, easy walk/cycle into town. many pools, child friendly, sauna and spa, bar and restaurant, lovely location, much shade. excellent site will stay again.

James - Chertsey, on this campsite in September 2017


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - Relaxing, just what we needed after a busy summer at home and some health problems
Disliked - We booked this larger (and more expensive) bungalow because we were assured we could arrive on Thursday 7th and this one would be available . When we arrived we were put in bungalow 66 because 137 was occupied and we had to move on Saturday.
However both were clean and tidy and in the end we enjoyed our stay and stayed on until Thursday 21st. (Total of two weeks).

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Linda - Stourport on Severn, on this campsite in September 2016


Travelling party: Seniors

Liked - Peaceful and beautiful surroundings. Close to beach and amenities. Lovely support from owner and employees - nothing is too much trouble.
Disliked - Our first camping experience and it was excellent though bungalow bedroom was very small for 2 people in their 60s! Otherwise it was perfect!
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Neil, on this campsite in September 2016


Travelling party: Group of friends

This is an excellent site, staff are friendly, surroundings are nice, the loos are superb and as we have come out of season the prices are good too.WiFi can be found for free by reception, or you can purchase a card and use it Anywhere on site. Beach is clean and an easy stroll through the site.The shop opens in the mornings and afternoons and sell very fresh bread and a few other essentials. For anything else the village is only 10 minutes stroll away.
The staff are friendly and some speak a little English, I speak a very little French and we get by. The site is aimed at families with children and is dog friendly.

General information

Guide price 1
Guide price 2
Period of opening
11-05-2019 till 28-09-2019
3 ha
Number of touring pitches
122 (80 - 100m2)
Number of accommodation units for hire

* 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:280 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:59
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • WiFi zone
    • wifi zone free
  • 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:Diners Club | MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Defibrillator
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:German | English | Spanish | French | Dutch
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
  • No vehicles may enter during lunch break
    • time:12.00-14.00
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:electricity | gas
  • 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
  • Washbasins: cold water
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Individual washcabins: cold water
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Squatting-toilets
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • Baby room
  • Beach showers
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
  • Hard ground
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
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: extensive selection
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Restaurant (limited choice)
  • Snack bar
  • Pizzeria
  • Takeaway meals
  • Bar
  • Freezing for cooling elements
  • Ice available
  • Exchanging of gas cylinders
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:59
  • Safes
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:280 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:60 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
  • Beach showers
  • Whirlpool
  • Steam bath
  • Sandy beach
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
  • Windsurfing permitted
  • Sailing permitted
For children
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:60 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:French
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Games room
  • Dance nights
  • Mini club (at least 4x a week - high season)
    • languages:French
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Baby room
  • Bouncy castle
  • Video games
  • Crazy golf
  • Animal meadow
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Fitness
  • Beach volleyball
  • Crazy golf
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
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:difficult | easy | average
  • 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 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:1 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:8,1
    • weight:4001 kg
Pitch amenities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • 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
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
Address & Route

Would you like to book Campsite Le Palais de la Mer or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.

  • Campsite Le Palais de la Mer
    av. de Las-Illes
    66478 / Ste Marie-la-Mer

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  • Coordinates: 42°44'25"N 3°2'0"E
  • On coastal road D81 take exit Ste Marie-Plage. Then drive straight at the roundabout and turn left at the third intersection. Signposted.

  • 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.

  • +33468730794

  • +33468735783

  • Send this campsite an e-mail

  • www.palaisdelamer.com

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Max. 29.6° 30.5° 29° 27.4° 28.4° 29.6° 30.1°
Min. 18.6° 19.1° 19.3° 19.5° 18.6° 19.9° 20.3°
Precipitation 0% 0% 0% 35% 30% 15% 15%
Wind direction E E E E E N N
Wind speed 3 3 3 3 3 4 4


Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 75% 53 4
Feb 66% 45 6
Mar 62% 52 7
Apr 63% 48 7
May 68% 50 8
Jun 60% 33 9
Jul 58% 20 10
Aug 64% 28 9
Sep 66% 51 7
Oct 71% 77 5
Nov 67% 60 5
Dec 69% 59 4

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Campsite Le Palais de la Mer ****