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Campsite Le Puits de l'Auture ****

General information
Guide price €39.00

Camping Le Puits de l'Auture is located in the town of Saint-Palais-sur-Mer (130 km north of Bordeaux). You are here directly on the seafront with a view of the town's lighthouse. The four stars of the camping site probably need some clarification. They are, for instance, not representative of the amenities on the camping site (there is no swimming pool, no restaurant and no entertainment). Rather, it is the intimate atmosphere, the tranquillity, location on the seafront, attractive flowerbeds and excellent sanitary facilities that make the camping site a top destination.

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Beautiful pitches and rental accommodation

The 186 spacious touring pitches of Le Puits de l'Auture are located in near park-like surroundings. You camp here on a well maintained, flat grass surface which is demarcated with hedges, bushes and trees. There are numerous open pitches, but also pitches with ample shade.

The well maintained rental accommodation units (21) consist of trekker huts, bungalows and mobile homes. These are modern, in cheerful colours and have a terrace or veranda in front.

Off to the sea

You can easily reach the beach on foot (Grande Côte). It is only a 200 m walk. In front of the camping site are a few rocks, but further along is a sandy beach. Le Puits de l'Auture does not have a swimming pool, organised entertainment or catering facilities.

Pizzas and barbecue

However, there is a pizza takeaway service, mini camp shop and a field with a few brick barbecues which you can use freely. There are also some handy picnic tables. Restaurants and other eateries are aplenty on the seafront promenade. Shops and a market can be found in Vaux-sur-Mer.

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8.1
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Detail information about this campsite

F.C.P.M. van den Brand

"On the promenade located campsite with beautiful, partly in the shade located spacious pitches, about 50 m from the beach. Simple but clean sanitary facilities."

- Inspector Mr F.C.P.M. van den Brand
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Average rating: 8.1

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Toilet facilities
8.5
Staff
8.6
Price - quality comparison
8.3
Child friendliness
7.3
Entertainment
5.7
Sports facilities
7.0
Swimming pool
4.5
Food and drink
7.0
Surroundings
8.5

Jamy, on this campsite in July 2018

7.5

Travelling party: Family with children <4 years

We stayed 6 nights, camping is in waöking distance to great beach and fishing spot. Shady pitches with big trees and open feeling since there are no barriers between pitches. Very clean sanitary, good baby bathroom but no small toilet or low washing sink for children. No free wifi, quiet and tidy. fresh bread morning and evening, great spot for holydays.

David McInnes, on this campsite in September 2017

8.2

Travelling party: Couple

good campsite in a fantastic location for walking the Grand Cote or back into Saint Palais sur Mer. avoid pitching under the pines as they drop resin. toilets are best I've ever come across on a campsite in France. will return when next in Charente Maritime. reception staff are most helpful.

Roy Rowe, on this campsite in June 2017

8.2

Travelling party: Couple

Extremely good toilet facilities, pitch quite good size, but beware in June. Some pitches have overhanging mulberry bushes/trees, the fruit tastes good, but drops continuously and you cannot help treading etc. will have to clean carpets when we get home. Internet disappointing, only 30 minutes free per day, and even if you disconnected the clock appears to keep ticking, so really it is only one session per day. Recommend the ScoobyDoo restaurant 100 yards to the left as you exit the site, with unlimited wifi.

Patrick Ward, on this campsite in September 2015

7.0

Travelling party: Couple

Lovely,site,excellent location. We arrived on 6/9/15 without a reservation only just got on site. Big beach couple of hundred meters to right on exiting site, half a dozen restaurants as well. Probably the best toilet blocks we have seen. Will certainly return

Amanda T, on this campsite in September 2015

8.0

Travelling party: Couple

Our second visit to this site around this time of year and a different experience. Site was packed when we arrived - recommend pre-booking. We arrived with two little dogs and there were a few people moaning about dogs on the site. I was actually told off by a French woman when walking my dogs on the site. I always pick up my dogs' poo and I was annoyed with her reaction. Four mornings the electricity went off on the site and Wifi not working for 2/3 days when we arrived.

Sharon Tucker, on this campsite in September 2015

7.0

Travelling party: Couple

Fantastic site, great welcome can't wait to go back next year
Brilliant beaches, restaurants, cycle path, shops, super u, everything you need
Toilets cleaned amazingly well
Lovely choice of pitches shade or sun
Reception staff brilliant
Thank you to all

Ann & Rob Lively, on this campsite in June 2015

8.0

Travelling party: Couple

Largish site with level grassy pitches. Was able to choose pitch.
Free wifi – got issued 2 codes worked well
Big toilet block with excellent controllable showers with proper taps rather than push button. Lots of hot water for dishwashing too.
Opposite sea with beaches to left and right of site
Cycle routes along seasfront that go for miles in either direction
Will return sometime when in the area

Nigel Turner, on this campsite in June 2015

7.2

Travelling party: Seniors

A very warm welcome from from all the Reception staff who were very professional. and recommended pitches to suit your outfit. Connection to electric point was locked but dealt with quickly as was all queries.
An excellent site in a good area for cycling or just relaxing some very good restaurants nearby.

Malcolm Slade, on this campsite in June 2015

8.2

Travelling party: Couple

A very friendly place to stay. Staff are excellent. Very near to beach which is very clean. Lots of bars and restaurants. Would recommend to stay. We experienced a good mix of all nationalities including many English

margaret, on this campsite in September 2014

8.8

Travelling party: Seniors

a very lovely quiet and peaceful site,well maintained,mostly large pitches.the toilet facilities are as good as any we have seen,and kept spotless.the ladies in the reception are very pleasant and helpful.there is a small shop on site,plus a pizza takeaway,there is also a very pleasant
reading and television lounge.the big bonus is that the coast and cycle routes are just outside the gates,so you are able to leave the car on site.we have stayed in the area many times in the last ten years,but not at this site,what have we missed.made a booking for 2015 for five weeks,cant wait.

General information

Guide price 1
€39.00
Guide price 2
€48.40
Period of opening
27-04-2018 till 03-10-2018
Area
4 ha
Number of touring pitches
186 (100 - 200m2)
Number of accommodation units for hire
21
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!)

Popular amenities
  • 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:18
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
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:German | English | 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
  • Twin-axle vehicles permitted
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:electricity | gas
  • Own boats permitted
    • motorboat (length: 5 m)
    • sailing boat (length: 5 m)
Dogs
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog(s) in low season (on lead)
    • Max. total:2
  • Dog walking area
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
  • Toilet for the elderly
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Showers: hot water
  • Showers: cold water
  • A shower (150 cmsx150 cms minimum) and a toilet (165x220cms or 190cmsx190cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Baby room
  • Beach showers
Ground and vegetation
  • Pitches with plenty of shade
  • Pitches with some shade
  • Unshaded pitches
  • 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
  • Microwave
  • Ironing facilities
Food, drink and groceries
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
    • period:20-05/15-09
  • Groceries: limited selection
    • period:20-05/15-09
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Pizzeria
    • period:01-07/30-08
  • Communal barbecue area
  • Ice available
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:18
  • Refrigerators
  • Safes
  • Lodge tent without toilet facilities
    • total:3
Swimming
  • Sea swimming (max. 0.5 km)
  • Beach showers
Beach
  • Sandy beach
  • Rocky coastline
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
  • Own boats permitted
    • motorboat (length: 5 m)
    • sailing boat (length: 5 m)
For children
  • Children's playground: large
  • Games room
  • Children's sanitary facilities
  • Baby room
  • No entertainment programme
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Fitness
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:1 km
    • total:18
Recreation (adults)
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:easy
  • Games room
  • Pool or billiards
  • Television
Situation of campsite
  • Situated on the coast (max. 0.5 km)
  • Distance to the sea (max. 10 km)
    • distance:0,03 km
  • Panorama
  • Public transport near the camp site (max. 0.5 km)
    • distance:0,2 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0,25 km
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
    • length:8
    • weight:4000 kg
Pitch amenities
  • Water connection at/near the pitch (max. 15 m)
  • Waste water drainage 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
Disabled
  • A shower (150 cmsx150 cms minimum) and a toilet (165x220cms or 190cmsx190cms minimum)
  • Water and toilet facilities for disabled people in the same building as for the other campers
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
Address & Route

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

  • Campsite Le Puits de l'Auture
    151 av. de la Grande Côte
    17420 / St. Palais-sur-Mer
    France

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    Coordinates:

    45°38'59"N 1°7'3"W
  • From the A10 take exit 35 towards Royan. In Royan direction St. Palais-sur-Mer, then direction La Grande Côte on the boulevard.

  • 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.camping-puitsdelauture.com

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The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Wed

14 / 11

 

Thu

15 / 11

 

Fri

16 / 11

 

Sat

17 / 11

 

Sun

18 / 11

 

Mon

19 / 11

 

Tue

20 / 11

 
Max. 17.6° 18.6° 17.4° 16.1° 14.7° 11.6° 9.8°
Min. 9.2° 11.5° 11.1° 10° 8.1° 4.9°
Precipitation 0% 0% 0% 5% 5% 5% 15%
Wind direction E ZO E E E E NO
Wind speed 3 3 3 3 4 3 3

Average temperature

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm)
Jan 86% 71
Feb 85% 39
Mar 81% 56
Apr 79% 88
May 81% 50
Jun 79% 45
Jul 81% 57
Aug 80% 45
Sep 79% 76
Oct 81% 98
Nov 81% 133
Dec 84% 107
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Campsite Le Puits de l'Auture ****