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Campsite Le Grand R ***

General information

In the southern Vendée, some 60 km from Les Sables d’Olonne and from La Rochelle, lies the lively coastal town La Faute-sur-Mer. There is a wide range of lovely restaurants and shops here. In green surroundings close to this town you will find camping Le Grand R. The sea is only 500 m away from the camping site.

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Camping with privacy and shade

Le Grand R is a medium-sized camping site with a beautiful swimming pool and approximately the same number of touring pitches and mobile homes. The terrain looks very well-maintained. The touring pitches are clearly demarcated and spacious enough for a car and caravan with awning. Also nice: the pitches are level and have a grass surface. They are situated among the trees so you have the option of a spot with or without shade. 

The camping site does not have a shop (although bread is available each morning) or a restaurant. However, there is a wide choice of shops and restaurants in the village for those days when you don't feel like cooking.

Swimming pool

There is a heated (can be covered) outdoor pool with a separate toddler pool and slide. It is in full sun, with sufficient poolside space to sunbathe in sturdy beach loungers and under sun umbrellas. The beach of the Atlantic Ocean can be reached by crossing the D47 road from the camping site and via a 500 m walk on a paved path. 

Activities

Entertainment for children and teenagers is offered twice a week as well as twice weekly water aerobics in the swimming pool. On Mondays and Fridays, you will naturally join the pétanque tournaments and there are themed evenings with dancing and karaoke.

8.7
Average score View 44 reviews
Outdoor swimming pool
Wifi 80-100% coverage
Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
all amenities
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Detail information about this campsite

C. Goudesone This inspector visits Campsite Le Grand R 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.

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Average rating: 8.7

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Toilet facilities
6.5
Staff
8.8
Price - quality comparison
8.6
Child friendliness
7.2
Entertainment
5.8
Sports facilities
7.0
Swimming pool
8.8
Surroundings
8.9

Paul Desmond McGowan, on this campsite in June 2019

6.6

Travelling party: Couple

Booked this via the ACSI APP when we arrived they tried to charge us again which we sorted with reception. Asked about ACSI discount and was told that we should have told them it was ACSI at time of booking so therefore had to pay full price. To my knowledge this cannot be done at the time of booking and previous campsites have given us a reduction when we arrived. It’s a nice campsite close to the beach however it looks like the beach is closed for building works. Make sure you bring your own loo roll as this is not supplied and yes it’s the famous no toilet seats again. No soap provided to wash your hands which seems to be quite normal on French campsites. Also you cannot connect a hosepipe if you need to fill up with water which wasn’t a problem for us. If you want to empty your cassette toilet this has to be done in a squatting toilet. At the back of the campsite is a gate which takes you to a nice river walk into the town which is about 20 minutes walk. Pitches are on the small size so if your in a big camper you may struggle. Lots of mobile homes at the front of the site with pitches for camping towards the back of the site.

Jude, on this campsite in August 2018

7.9

Travelling party: Couple

Clean, friendly campsite. Decent sized pitches, Toilets and good showers. Nice pool area. Bar with terrace on site but as it was near the end of season, stocks were low. Communal BBQ\'s available. Nice walk along coastal path to town.

Christopher - Rowley Regis, on this campsite in August 2017

9.3

Travelling party: Young couple

Liked - Well maintained spacious pitches. Lovely area, easy to get around by cycle. Friendly, helpful reception staff. We had a great time!
Disliked - Group of children who arrived at the end of our stay were noisy late in the evening, running to and from the toilet block, shouting and banging on doors - we don't mind during the day, but preferable not at night!
Source: Ctoutvert

General information

Guide price 1
€30.30
Guide price 2
€43.70
Period of opening
01-04-2020 till 30-09-2020
Area
2.5 ha
Number of touring pitches
85
Number of permanent pitches
37
Number of accommodation units for hire
48
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
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!)

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

Popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:200 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • 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:43
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
  • Advance booking recommended for high season
  • Credit cards accepted
    • credit card:MasterCard | Visa Card
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:English | Spanish | French
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
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:charcoal | 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
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Squatting-toilets
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Toilet-shower combination (215cmsx215cms minimum)
  • Showers: hot water
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Disabled sanitary facilities only open for the disabled
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Baby room
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Unshaded pitches
  • Marked pitches
  • Grass
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: limited selection
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Bar
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Ice available
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:43
  • Refrigerators
  • Lodge tent without toilet facilities
    • total:5
Swimming
  • Indoor swimming pool by means of a sliding roof
    • surface area:200 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:200 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:French
    • period:08-07/26-08
  • Games room
  • Dance nights
  • Baby room
  • Trampoline
  • Bouncy castle
  • Video games
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Beach volleyball
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:2 km
    • total:9
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment for children from 13 to 18 years (at least 2x a week)
    • languages:French
    • period:08-07/26-08
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:French
    • period:08-07/26-08
  • 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:0,5 km
  • Situated on river/stream (max. 0.1 km)
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0,3 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0,8 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:12
    • weight:6000 kg
Pitch amenities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Also suitable for caravans > 5.5m, excluding towbar
  • Electrical hook-ups possible to maximum %s amps
    • Max. electricity:10 ampère
  • Euro-plug required
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 parking spaces for disabled people
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Disabled sanitary facilities only open for the disabled
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special parking spaces for disabled people
Address & Route

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

  • Campsite Le Grand R
    132, route de la Tranche-sur-Mer
    85460 / La Faute-sur-Mer
    France

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  • Coordinates: 46°20'25"N 1°20'18"W
  • From La Tranche-sur-Mer direction La Faute-sur-Mer take the first campsite on the left.

  • 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.

  • +33251564287

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  • www.campinggrandr.fr

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Campsite Le Grand R ***

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