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Campsite Sunêlia l'Hippocampe *****

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Campsite Sunêlia l’Hippocampe is located in the town of Volonne, in the heart of Haute-Provence and on the river Durance. The typical Provençal landscape with lavender fields, sunflowers and olive trees surrounds the property. L'Hippocampe is a large family campsite with many excursions and activity programmes for all ages. There is a water park with two large heated pools, a kiddie pool, five water slides, a sunbathing area with lounges and a jacuzzi.

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Plenty to experience

Sports, fun and activities are the key words at l'Hippocampe. The activity clubs are divided up by age: there are children's clubs for mini kids aged 4-9 and for children aged 9-13. These are both open in July and August. Workshops, cooking lessons, treasure hunts and performances are organised. For teenagers aged 13 and over there is the Teens club, with all kinds of sports tournaments, creative workshops, pool games and a weekly show. A special feature is that many activities take place in a yurt.

Fishing and canoeing

At the location of the campsite, the river Durance is so wide it has created a lake. You cannot swim in this lake, but you can fish. Also fun: take a water bike or canoe out onto the water. The sites are reasonably spacious, primarily flat and on grass.

The campsites with electricity are located in a orchard and are intended for tents and pop up campers. The comfort sites for caravans and campers (and also tents) have individual water and waste lines. You can also pitch a little tent for free on all sites. For campers, there is also a camper stop with a service area available for a special rate.

www.l-hippocampe.com 
  • €18 per night during lowseason
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Detail information about this campsite

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Reviews (38)

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Average rating: 8.2

Toilet facilities
8.2
Staff
8.4
Price - quality comparison
7.9
Child friendliness
8.1
Entertainment
8.3
Sports facilities
8.1
Swimming pool
8.0
Food and drink
8.0
Surroundings
8.4

Arya , on this campsite in August 2018

10.0

Travelling party: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

Liked - La région est remplie d'endroits à visiter, même proche du camping, qui permet le farniente du matin.
Les ados ne sortent plus du camping entre piscine, copains et spectacle/discothèque jusqu'à 2h et autant pour les petits.
Les emplacements et le confort des chalets sont agréables.
Si vous aimez le calme tout début ou fin estivale car tres gros camping.

Source: Ctoutvert

Benjamin M, on this campsite in August 2021

10.0

Travelling party: Young couple

Liked - Très bein
Disliked - Très bein
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Lounès H, on this campsite in July 2022

10.0

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - Excellent séjour
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Andréa A, on this campsite in July 2022

10.0

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - super séjour, les animations étaient super, que ce soit les animateurs que les gens du spectacle qui ont mis le feu plusieurs soirs par semaine.
Source: Ctoutvert

Maaike B, on this campsite in July 2022

9.4

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - Veel groen en mooi opgebouwde camping, voelt niet massaal. Er is voor iedereen wat te doen en ligt in een mooie omgeving. Goede service. Uitgebreid animatie programma met markten, musical, yoga, sport, etc. Zwembad en glijbanen waren de toppunten voor de kids. We hebben genoten.
Disliked - Geen; onze accommodatie lag centraal en daardoor hoorde we duidelijk om 9.30uur de muziek bij de start van activiteiten en zo ook in de avond. Maar dat hoort er bij.
Source: Ctoutvert

Linda Rieder, on this campsite in May 2018

9.0

Travelling party: Seniors

the first site out of season to have a fully functioning restaurant and take away service.
Could not fault the staff or the site. Sanitary facilities the best we encountered on our month long trip. Showers hot and powerful. What more can you ask for?

Reaction from the campsite February 12, 2019

Many thanks for your stay on the campsite and your very nice appreciation! In 2019 the restaurant will be open during the whole period again! Maybe we will see you another time again!

Marjorie - Saint Laurent du var, on this campsite in August 2017

9.0

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - Beaucoup d'activités pour tout le monde, restaurant, ombragé pour la plupart des terrains, équipe d'animateur au top
Disliked - Bruyant certaines nuits, les terrains ne sont pas tous plats, manque de places assises au bar (surtout lors des animations )
Source: Ctoutvert

Virginie Galmard, on this campsite in June 2020

9.0

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

camping au top !! animation au top !! très bel environnement ! espace pour camping car bien délimité possibilité au bord du lac ! activités sur le lac possible paddles canoë bateaux électriques...personnel tjs à l\'écoute et dévoués

Cedric - Waudrez, on this campsite in August 2017

8.8

Travelling party: Family with children, 4 – 12 years

Liked - la tranquillité
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sandrine - montfermeil, on this campsite in August 2019

8.8

Travelling party: Family with children, 12 - 18 years

Liked - Équipe d animation au top
Source: Ctoutvert

Inspected annually

M. Kemps

This inspector visits Campsite Sunêlia l'Hippocampe 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 Mr M. Kemps

Inspector Mr M. Kemps

M. Kemps

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Call +31488792498

Facilities

General information

Guide price 1
€51.20
Guide price 2
€67.20
Period of opening *
24-04-2022 till 10-09-2022
Area
11 ha
Altitude
430m
Number of touring pitches
447 (100 - 130m2)
Number of camper pitches
4
Number of permanent pitches
90
Number of accommodation units for hire
254
Campsite suitable for disabled persons
Yes

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

** 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:500 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Tropical leisure pool
  • Wifi 80-100% coverage
  • Dog(s) in high season (on lead)
    • Max. total:1
  • ACSI Club ID is accepted as an identity document
  • Mobile homes
    • total:202
Internet
  • Mobile internet
    • Type:4G
  • 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:Visa Card | MasterCard
  • Payment by debit card/Maestro possible
  • Defibrillator
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
  • Languages spoken at reception (during the main season)
    • languages:Dutch | Italian | French | English | German
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
  • Barbecues permitted
    • type of BBQ:gas | electricity
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
  • Heated toilet facilities
  • Individual washcabins: hot water
  • Standard toilets
  • Toilet paper provided
  • Chemical toilet disposal point
  • Showers: hot water
  • Senior citizens' shower (with extra wall supports)
  • 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
  • Shower seat / shower chair (folding or mobile) approximately 48 cm high
  • Baby room
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 machine(s)
  • Laundry sinks: hot water
  • Dryers
  • Ironing facilities
Food, drink and groceries
  • Breakfast available
  • Fresh bread available at the camp site
  • Groceries: limited selection
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Restaurant (with ample choice)
  • Canteen/restaurant with level entrance or with ramp
  • Snack bar
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Pizzeria
  • Takeaway meals
  • Bar
Available to hire at the campsite
  • Mobile homes
    • total:202
  • Bungalows/chalets
    • total:16
  • Tents
    • total:16
  • Refrigerators
  • Bicycles
  • Kayaks
  • Pedal boats
  • Lodge tent with toilet facilities
    • total:20
Swimming
  • Tropical leisure pool
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Outdoor swimming pool
    • surface area:500 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:50 m2
    • Heated:Yes
Wellness
  • Whirlpool
  • Massage
Beach
  • Grass beach
Water sports and recreation
  • Fishing
  • White water kayaking/rafting
  • Kayaking course
  • Sailing lessons
For children
  • Water slide (> 10 m)
  • Children's playground: large
  • Toddlers' pool (ages 1-3, < 40 cm)
    • surface area:50 m2
    • Heated:Yes
  • Entertainment programme: Children (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:Dutch | French | English
    • period:27-06/28-08
  • Games room
  • Discotheque
  • Mini club (at least 4x a week - high season)
    • languages:Dutch | French | English | German
  • Baby room
  • Water play area
  • Video games
Sport and games
  • Table tennis table
  • Multi-sports field
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Jeu de boules alley(s)
  • Fitness
  • Beach volleyball
  • Golf course nearby (max. 10 km)
    • distance:10 km
    • total:18
  • Archery
  • Geocaching
  • Stand-up Paddling
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks
  • Mountain bike routes at the campsite
    • difficulty:average | easy | difficult
Recreation (adults)
  • Entertainment for children from 13 to 18 years (at least 2x a week)
    • languages:Dutch | French | English
    • period:27-06/28-08
  • Entertainment programme: Adults (at least 2x a week - h.s.)
    • languages:Dutch | French | English
    • period:27-06/28-08
  • Fishing
  • Cycle routes starting at the camp site
    • level:average
  • Marked out walking routes near the camp site
    • level:average
  • Games room
  • Pool or billiards
  • Excursion programme (at least 2x a week - m.s.)
    • period:01-07/31-08
  • Television
  • Video games
  • Guided walks
Situation of campsite
  • Located by a lake/recreation pond (max. 0.1 km)
  • Panorama
  • Close to motorway junction (< 10 km)
    • distance:5 km
  • Shopping opportunities in the vicinity (< 10 km)
    • distance:0.6 km
  • Located right next to lake/recreation pond
For motorhomes
  • Motorhomes allowed
  • Special facilities for motorhomes
  • Special pitches for motorhomes
    • Surface area:100 m2
    • Amount:4
  • Also suitable for motorhomes > 8m and > 4 tonnes
  • Hardened base for motorhomes
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
  • Euro-plug required
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
  • 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
  • Shop/supermarket with level entrance or with ramp
  • Reception easily accessible for the disabled
Miscellaneous
  • Footpaths and roads are lit
  • Patrolled grounds
  • Quiet during the day and at night
  • Special parking spaces for disabled people
  • Recharging point for electric cars
    • total:2
  • Campsite info app

Weather

The weather on this campsite

Weather forecast

Wed

10 / 08

 

Thu

11 / 08

 

Fri

12 / 08

 

Sat

13 / 08

 

Sun

14 / 08

 

Mon

15 / 08

 

Tue

16 / 08

 
Max. 33.4° 32.5° 35.1° 33.3° 31.9° 28.9° 30.1°
Min. 20.3° 17.6° 16.3° 18.1° 17.5° 18.2° 17.5°
Precipitation 45% 0% 0% 5% 60% 80% 55%
Wind direction ZO S SW S SW SW W
Wind speed 3 4 3 3 3 2 3

Climate

Relative humidity Precipitation total (mm) Hours of sunshine
Jan 77% 47 5
Feb 70% 54 6
Mar 65% 44 7
Apr 62% 48 8
May 64% 42 9
Jun 56% 28 11
Jul 54% 14 12
Aug 60% 29 11
Sep 64% 47 9
Oct 73% 78 7
Nov 74% 58 5
Dec 75% 56 5

Average temperature

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Location

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  • Campsite Sunêlia l'Hippocampe
    7 rue de la Durance
    04290 / Volonne
    France
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    Coordinates:
    44°6'16"N 6°1'1"E
  • From Sisteron take the N85, southerly direction. Then exit Volonne. The campsite is located south of Volonne.

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