Camping Du Jard GC is located near the charming resort of La Tranche-sur-Mer, with many restaurants, shops and a market every day. It is a large campground in a green environment. Most of the sites are spacious enough for a car and caravan. They are on grass and are located among the trees, with and without shade. There is electricity everywhere and there are comfort campsites with water and sewer. The sanitation on the campground is new and usually very clean and well maintained, there are sufficient toilets (with toilet paper!) and showers.
Camping Du Jard GC attracts many nationalities: mainly French, but also English, Dutch, Belgians and Germans. This is a family campground with a varied public: families with teenagers (many activities and music at the pool), young couples and seniors.
Go to the swimming pool or the sea
The campground has a heated indoor/outdoor pool with two water slides and a separate kiddie pool with a nice little slide. The swimming pool is in the direct sunlight, with space to sunbathe in sturdy lounge chairs around the pool. From the campground you can cross the road and walk 600 metres on an asphalt road to a lovely sandy beach.
Activities for all ages
There are many activities organised on the campground, such as crafts, creative workshops, games, ball pit for children up to 5 years. There is aquagym in the pool every day, and in the evening there are spectacles such as magic shows, disco, karaoke and concerts. There is a mini-supermarket with a broad selection of groceries and other basic products.
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"Very good family campsite in the village with, separated by hedges, spacious pitches. With indoor pool and large outdoor swimming pool. Entertainment in the high season and many sports possibilities. Within walking distance of a beautiful sandy beach."
Average rating: 8.2
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Spent four nights here and enjoyed them all. The shower/toilet facilities were perfect, the pitches were of a good size, clearly marked out and easily accessible. Excellent value at ACSI rates, with the beach a reasonable walk away and cycle hire available. My only warning would be not to get a pitch near the bar unless you intend getting involved in the evening entertainment, which goes on till midnight. Out on the perimeter it's merely background noise, but closer to the bar and it would be deafening!
Stayed for two weeks Aug 2012 with caravan, pitch was big. Only gripe was that we couldn't get satelitte through the tree line but was in good sunny position. No probs with triping elec and had water and waste disposal.
Was opposite statics which wasn't a problem.
Toilets and showers were great clean and had music on all time. Pool was great apart from 'Capt Backflip' a young lad who thought it was fun to jump in splashing everyone, until he was strongly advised re the error of his ways.
Bar/club ok but not good for teenagers; ok for younger ones.
Free bus into nearby town was great; ran several times throughout day/evening just make sure you get on right one as walk back at midnight after few red wines is longer than you think.
Beaches nearby are great, clean, safe and lots of parking. Camp shop not that well stocked but 2 x Super Us within 5 mins far cheaper . British run pub in town was good but bit pricey . Overall very nice and would go again.
Just come back from 2 weeks at camping Du Jard. We had a fabulous time. Pitches were spacious, and located on the perimeter of the site with static caravans in the main site. It was absolutely fine though, it wasn't a problem. Toilets were very clean, and they are unisex but it wasn't a problem again, the showers were lovely and hot. The pool was great, good tennis court, play area. Cycling is fabulous, flat and plenty of cylcle paths. You can cycle into La Tranche on cycle path on the sea front. Great for children. Beach is a good 10-15 mins walk but the best beach was La Terriere Plage, a 10 min drive, it's worth hopping in the car. Oh yes and a big Super U 5min car drive. We would definately go again, very helpful staff.
This evaluation has been obtained by our inspector from a questionnaire at the camp site.
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- Period of opening
- 08-05-2018 till 15-09-2018
- 6 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 129 (100 - 120m2)
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- Number of accommodation units for hire
* Facilities printed in bold are not included in the overnight rate. Supplementary charges will apply. (This does not mean that facilities which are not printed in bold are free!)
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Campsite Du Jard GC
123 bd Mar. de Lattre de Tassigny
85360 / La Tranche-sur-Mer
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From La Roche-sur-Yon take the D747 to La Tranche. Follow the signs Grière-Plage, and then follow the camping signs.
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