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The best campsites on the Ile d’Oléron: our top 8

Before we moved to the Ile d’Oléron, it was one of our favorite destinations for a few days’ vacation. So we’ve had the opportunity to try out a number of campsites and vacation homes during our various stays on the Ile d’Oléron.

We list below our favorite campsites on the Ile d’Oléron along with useful information (proximity to beaches, swimming pool, activities on offer, location…).

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Our top 8 on our map

On the Ile d’Oléron, things to see and do are spread out all over the island. We therefore advise you to choose central accommodation, so you can get to the various points of interest easily and close to the ocean.

In our opinion, the best place to stay is on the coast, close to La Cotinière or Saint-Pierre, where you’ll have easy access to one of the great beaches of the wild coast, and you’ll be able to take advantage of the many night-time activities in high season.

If you really want to be at the center of Oléronaise life, we recommend the village of Saint-Pierre or Dolus-d’Oléron, where you can enjoy the many restaurants and markets while being only a few kilometers from the beaches.

A quick note before we start: obviously, we didn’t test all the campsites on the Ile d’Oléron. This selection has been made from among those we have tested and those that have been recommended to us. As we live on Oléron, we’ve put together a list of campsites that we think are ideally located for visiting the island. We pass a number of campsites every day. Feel free to leave us a comment at the end of the article with your favorite campsites to share with other readers.

1. Camping les Flots Atlantique ★★: close to La Cotinière at low prices

Camping les Flots Atlantique village: we tested this campsite with our motorhome. It’s ideally located south of the fishing port of La Cotinière on the coast near Dolus-d’Oléron and La Pérroche beach. If you go kitsurfing, part of the beach is reserved for this activity.

It is a human-sized and family campsite with direct access to the ocean, by a small footpath, which offers bungalows, tents, chalets for rent. An ideal choice at a low price.

Camping les Flots Atlantique village

– Location: on the coast south of La Cotinière and near Dolus-d’Oléron

Price: € (€)

– Advantages: with direct ocean access, small campsite, sporting activities pig-pong, mini golf…

2. Camping Oléron Loisirs ★★★★: with water park

A second campsite we had the opportunity to try out was Oléron Loisirs. A family site, located south of Saint-Georges-d’Oléron in the northeast of the island, which we found perfect for visiting the north of the island, including the village of Saint-Georges d’Oléron, the small port of Le Douet, and the famous Chassiron lighthouse. Zr one last point to note and no smoindres, the beautiful sandy beach of La Gautrelle is just 3km away.

The main advantage of this campsite is its huge water park with heated swimming pool, slides and paddling pool, ideal for keeping the kids busy for a long time, ideal for families. It offers a wide range of organized activities for all ages, including evening entertainment for adults.

Camping Oléron Loisirs

Location: Saint-Georges-d’Oléron, north of the island of Oléron. Open from April to September.

Types of accommodation: Camping pitches, mobile homes, chalets or canvas bungalows

Price: €€ – €€€

Benefits: water park with heated pool, slides and paddling pool, wide range of organized activities for all ages.

3. Camping l’Anse des Pins ★★★★: for families

This family-run campsite, located west of Saint-Georges-d’Oléron in the north of the island, offers easy access to the north of the island.

It overlooks the ocean, which you can enjoy on some of the pitches. This campsite has beautiful indoor and outdoor pools, with waterslides, a paddling pool and a pirate structure. The beautiful sandy beach of Domino is just 500 metres away on foot. An ideal waterfront family campsite! He has an excellent reputation.

Camping L’Anse des Pins

Location: near Saint-Georges-d’Oléron, north of the island of Oléron

Types of accommodation: mobile home, cottage and ecolodge for 4 to 8 people

Price: €€ – €€€

Advantages: indoor and outdoor swimming pools, some pitches with ocean view, beach access on foot

4. Residence Le Village des Amareyeurs: at Chateau d’Oléron

The Amareyeurs residence, located in Chateau d’Oléron, offers attractive semi-detached villas for rent with terrace and shared pool.

The advantage of this residence is its location 10 minutes’ walk from the Chateau d’Oléron town center with its daily summer market, and 15 minutes’ walk from the beach (300 m).

Château d’Oléron is one of our favorite villages on the island. Located on the south-east coast, at the entrance to the island, you’ll find all that the Ile d’Oléron has to offer: a picturesque village, a beautiful fortress, an oyster-farming port, pretty huts and a lovely view over the bridge.

Residence Le Village des Amareyeurs

Location: at Chateau d’Oléron, on the south-east coast, at the entrance to the island

Types of accommodation: Studios and Apartments for 2 to 8 people

Price: €€€€

Advantages: swimming pool, proximity to Chateau d’Oléron and its many events, including its market, and to the beach.

5. Camping Les Gros Joncs (Saint-Georges-d’Oléron) ★★: with swimming pool

A pleasant family campsite in the northwest of the island, with access to the beach, an aquatic area and a wellness area with spa and massages. The accommodation is well-equipped and the camping area is pleasant. Another good option in the north of the island.

Camping Les Gros Joncs

Location: Saint-Georges-d’Oléron, to the northeast

Types of accommodation: mobile homes, cottages, chalets + pitches for your tent, caravan or camper van.

Price: €€

Benefits: swimming pool, relaxation area and spa

6. Les Hameaux des Marines ★★: by the ocean

Located in the north of the island, in Saint-Denis d’Oléron, on the east coast, this campsite with swimming pool offers chalets in a calm, green setting, just a stone’s throw from the beach.

Les Hameaux des Marines

Location: Saint Denis, north of Ile d’Oléron

Types of accommodation: chalets for 2 to 6 people

Price: €€ – €€€

Advantages: indoor pools and beach access on foot

7. Campsite Les Pins d’Oléron ★★★★: with camper reception

Shady campsite ideally located in the south of the island in the commune of Grand-Village-Plage, near the bridge, with shops nearby and cycle paths. You can easily visit the small village of Saint-Trojan, the port of Les Salines and, in just a few minutes, the superb beach of La Giraudière.

It’s an ideal family campsite, with a lovely sandy pool– which isn’t very common – and a playground.

Camping Les Pins d’Oléron

Location: Grand Village Plage, south of the island, near the viaduct

Types of accommodation: mobile homes for 2 to 6 people, canvas bungalows for 5 people, Safaris Lodges for 6 or 8 people and camping pitches.

Price: € – €€.

Advantages: swimming pools and location in the south of the island

8. Camping Le Sous Bois ★★★, near Saint Pierre

This is a very affordable campsite in a beautiful natural setting 1km from the fishing port of La Cotinière and next to Saint-Pierre. It’s a wooded, comfortable campsite. For swimming, Les Bonnes and Matha beaches are just 2km away.

Camping Le Sous Bois

Location: Saint Pierre d’Oléron

Types of accommodation: mobile homes (some with Jacuzzi), tent, camper and caravan pitches

Price: € – €€.

Benefits: green surroundings

Are there any campsites open all year round on the Ile d’Oléron?

On the Ile d’Oléron, campsites are generally open from April to September/October. Les Cercelles campsite, south of Saint Pierre, is one of the few open all year round.

We had a lot of fun writing this article about this island that we love and know (almost) by heart. We would like to thank our families and friends who have given us valuable advice. We also update this article regularly since we come here regularly.

We wish you an excellent stay in Oleron ! Feel free to leave us a quick note or 5 stars below, to tell us if you’re planning this trip, to ask any questions you may have, here or on Instagram, we’ll get back to you with great pleasure.

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My name is Floriane, and I've been an adventurer and travel enthusiast since I was very young. More than anything, I love sharing our travel stories and tips with you. We love short getaways as well as long trips. This blog was born after our backpacking trip around the world. We also went on a family tour of Europe.
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