The modest camping site Du Soleil, some 400 m from the beautiful sandy beach of La Conche and not far from a bird conservation area, is situated in Ile de Ré. The picturesque village Ars-en-Ré with its restaurants and shops lies within walking distance. Ile de Ré can only be reached via the toll bridge near La Rochelle. Once you are there, you have to follow the through road until you get to the camping site. The island is known for its diverse and beautiful landscapes, the picturesque villages, the beaches, the salt marshes, oyster banks and marinas. In short: a beautiful holiday region!
The camping pitches on a sandy grass surface are demarcated with (reed) hedges and trees, thereby offering ample privacy and most of the time also shade. The minimum size is 70 m2, but you also have a choice of pitches of 100 m2. If you opt for a pitch of 120 m2, a picnic table and lounger are included. Some pitches are less suitable for large motorhomes. The rental mobile homes are grouped separately from the touring pitches. There is a small playground for children, but no entertainment programme.
Swimming pool or the sea?
The camping site has a heated outdoor pool (170 m2) with a separate toddler pool. There are several beach loungers near the swimming pool. It is only a 5-minute walk along a paved path to the beautiful sandy beach of La Conche.
The camping shop stocks a limited supply of foodstuffs and fresh bread/pastries. The restaurant with a small menu has a terrace and a large TV screen. You can have breakfast here, or pancakes, pizzas and ice cream. They also have takeaway meals.
Detail information about this campsite
This inspector visits Camp du Soleil 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.
Average rating: 8.2
- Toilet facilities
- Price - quality comparison
- Child friendliness
- Sports facilities
- Swimming pool
- Food and drink
Liked - The pool was great
Disliked - No help with things like broken dvd player. No kettle, shabby interior of cabin. No response to several emails ahead of stay.
Liked - The pool
Disliked - The size of the chalet.(I am 6 feet tall.
Liked - Nice plot good facilities ,restaurant, helpful staff close to beach
Disliked - Small shop .very expensive plot price compared with what we have paid after in France
Liked - Nice size site, pool not too busy even in high season. Fabulous to walk or cycle to Ars en Re. Lovely atmosphere at site.
Disliked - Very hot in cabins at night, no mosquito mesh at windows, although that seems to be how it is everywhere. Ball game area would be nice, only being picky as we loved it here.
Liked - Great campsite with excellent location between the village of are and the sea. Friendly and professional staff, great facilities clean and well maintained.
Liked - Cleanliness of accommodation, bike hire facility.friendliness and helpfulness of staff, relaxed atmosphere.
Liked - Size of pitch, pool atmosphere
Disliked - No standing water on pitches
Liked - The location
Liked - Relaxed site.
Disliked - Ars en Re a little too quiet.
Liked - Perfect place to stay to see the island. Good fresh bread and croissants available in the morning.
Disliked - Would be useful if there were more restaurants nearby.
- Guide price 1
- Guide price 2
- Period of opening
- 01-04-2019 till 29-09-2019
- 2 ha
- Number of touring pitches
- 67 (70 - 120m2)
- Number of permanent pitches
- 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!)
At the reception
Ground and vegetation
Washing, washing-up, cooking
Food, drink and groceries
Available to hire at the campsite
Sport and games
Situation of campsite
Address & Route
Would you like to book Camp du Soleil or request more information? You can do both using the information below or by visiting the campsite's website.
Camp du Soleil
57 route de la Plage
17590 / Ars-en-Ré
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Coordinates: 46°12'13"N 1°31'13"W
After tollbridge D735 towards Ars-en-Ré. At Ars on D735, signposted to left.
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