Planning a camping holiday with the kids to France? We have teamed up with Campsited.com to share the best family friendly campsites in La Vendee, all within striking distance of La Rochelle airport. Here are 12 Family Friendly Campsites Near La Rochelle and in La Vendee:
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#1. Airotel Camping Oleron
Situated only 1 km from the Château d’Oléron and the sea, the AIROTEL Camping Oleron has extensive facilities including 6 swimming pools, a waterpark and many excursions available in the attached forest park.
The campsite has a full restaurant and bar and both baby and children’s clubs.
“We loved the general feel of the campsite, the fact it is quite quiet, close to town but still felt very much like a campsite.”
30Km from La Rochelle. 4* campsite. 130 pitches, 135 rentals. Pets allowed.
#2. L’Orée du Bois
In the heart of the Coubre Hills, and 4km from the Cote Sauvage and its vast, fine sandy beaches, the Orée du Bois campsite offers you a heaven of peace, relaxation, leisure and comfort. The campsite boasts a waterpark and offers activities such as horse riding and waterspouts.
There’s entertainment for both kids and adults, and a restaurant and bar onsite.
47km from La Rochelle. 4* campsite. 410 Pitches and 180 Rentals. Pets Allowed.
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#3. Flower Camping Les Pins Royan
Just 2.5 km from the sea and the sandy beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, and 500 meters from the forest, the very sunny climate at Flower Camping Les Pins Royan allows you to fully enjoy the advantages of the outdoors.
This campsite has 4 swimming pools and a children’s club with activities for all the family including evening entertainment.
“Very friendly and helpful staff. Good location to beaches and town.”
56km from La Rochelle. 3* campsite. 38 Pitches and 77 Rentals. Pets allowed.
#4. Flower Camping Le Petit Paris
Campsite Le Petit Paris is situated on the Côte de Lumière, between sea and countryside in a green and natural setting. It is close to Sables d’Olonne and its beautiful fine sandy beaches.
The campsite has 7 pools and offers extensive activities for the kids and also has entertainment in the evenings for adults. The campsite has a full restaurant and bar.
“Really lovely accommodation, comfortable and very clean on arrival. Friendly campsite. Well spaced areas. Good pool facility for the children. Near the beaches and the town of Les Sables…”
56km from La Rochelle. 4* campsite. 70 Pitches and 45 Rentals. Pets allowed.
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#5. Castel La Garangeoire
The Castel La Garangeoire campsite in the Vendee lies on the stones of an ancient Gallo-Roman temple and is a wolrd away from the hustle and bustle of the coastal resorts.
It boasts 8 swimming pools, a children’s club and even offers babysitting if the adults want to go off and explore the nearby towns.
“This is a site you really don’t need to leave – there is so much to do for kids and adults alike. It is lovely to stay on a family run site where the owners really care about your experience. This of course is also reflected in their staff who are all so friendly and helpful. It’s easy to see why so many people return time and time again!”
70km from La Rochelle. 4* campsite. 151 Pitches, 182 Rentals. Pets allowed.
#6. Flower Camping La Bretonniere
Nestled in more than six hectares of shady parkland La Bretonnière is certainly not lacking in space – or greenery. There are facilities for all the family including 6 pools and entertainment during the day and night with a children’s club onsite.
“Fantastic location for exploring the Vendee region. A beautiful and quiet family run campsite. Very friendly staff. Great activities to amuse the children. Splash pool was a favourite. We will be back again.”
69km from La Rochelle. 4* campsite. 117 Pitches and 48 Rentals. Pets allowed.
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#7. Camping Village de La Guyonnière
The La Guyonniere campsite is on an estate of 30 hectares, 300 metres from Lake Jaunay and is nestled in open undulating green countryside.
It has 7 pools, a children’s club and numerous onsite facilities. It also boasts a bar and restaurant onsite.
71km from La Rochelle. 5* campsite. 178 Pitches and 136 Rentals. Pets allowed
#8. Domaine de Soulac
Domaine de Soulac is a family run campsite with 7 heated pools, waterslide with services and entertainment for all the family. The perfect place to spend your holiday with family or friends in the midst of nature!
74km from La Rochelle. 4* campsite. 180 Rentals. No Pets allowed
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#9. Les Cyprès
The campsite Les Cyprès is located in a quiet, shady setting, 600m from the beach with direct access. It has 4 pools, a children’s club and offers extensive outdoor activities. It has a bar and restaurant and evening entertainment
“Have stayed here 6 years running. Lovely, friendly campsite. Very safe for the kids. Friendly staff. Great shop. Fantastic beach on the doorstep. Good local bike routes. Great entertainment in the evening. Fantastic campsite.”
81km from La Rochelle. 3* campsite. 145 Pitches and 80 Rentals. Pets allowed.
#10. Domaine de Bellevue
Ideally located in the heart of the Vendée countryside, the Domaine de Bellevue campsite has 2 fishing lakes, an animal park and 8 swimming pools. It offers numerous activities for the family including archery and biking. It has a full restaurant, a bar and evening entertainment
“Very good friendly staff very welcoming and understood English very well”
87Km from La Rochelle. 3* campsite. 40 Pitches and 70 Rentals. Pets allowed.
#11. Camping du Lac de La Chausselière
Camping du Lac de La Chausselière is a family campsite located next to a lake, promoting nature, quality and friendliness. The campsite is settled in a beautiful natural domain and offers large camping pitches and mobile homes all equipped with a spacious wooden terrace. It has 5 pools and is perfect for kayaking and fishing.
“The campsite was small, beautifully run and really tranquil with great amenities. A true family campsite.”
88km from La Rochelle. 3* campsite. 47 Pitches and 34 Rentals. Pets Allowed.
#12. Camping Le California
The Camping Le California campsite, situated in the Vendee, has 3 pools and even has go-karting onsite! It has a children’s club, a restaurant and bar.
“Very friendly atmosphere and helpful staff especially reception. Kids loved the swimming pools.”
91km from La Rochelle. 4* campsite. 39 Pitches and 186 Rentals. Pets allowed.
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Over to you now. Has this inspired you to take a camping holiday near La Rochelle or in La Vendee? Or have you been to any of these Vendee campsites? Tell us in the comments below.