Family Friendly Campsites in France with Water Parks

Jill Holtz

February 4, 2020

Family Friendly Campsites in France with Water Parks

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Planning a family camping holiday to France? Do your kids love spending time at the pool when you’re on holiday? Here are some family friendly campsites in France with water parks:

Family Friendly Campsites in France with Water Parks

To help with the planning of your family campsite holiday in France, we have put the nearest airport or ferry port in brackets for each campsite.

Camping La Tabardiere (Nantes)

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Located a few kilometers from the beaches of La Plaine Sea and Pornic, Camping La Tabardiere is a family friendly campsite and the ideal starting point for beautiful walks on the beach or in the countryside.

This campsite has 6 pools, go karting and a children’s club. It also has a bar and minimarket on site

41km from Nantes. 4* campsite. 143 Pitches and 37 Rentals. Pets Allowed.

Camping Zagarella (Nantes)

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The Camping Zagarella campsite is located amongst pinewoods, between the sea and marshes, just 3km from the beach and nearby St Jean de Monts town centre.

This site has a waterpark with 8 pools and offer activities such as hiking and aquafit as well as evening entertainment. It also has a bar and mini market.

51km from Nantes. 4* campsite. 278 Pitches and Rentals. Pets Allowed.

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Camping La Puerta del Sol (Nantes)

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Camping La Puerta del Sol is a beautiful campsite in the Vendée which boasts a waterpark with 8 pools, including 2 heated and one covered, and a children’s club. It offers evening entertainment with bar and daily activities like multi sports, bike hire and volleyball.

50km from Nantes. 4* campsite. 38 Pitches and 110 Rentals. Pets Allowed.

Campsite Bois Masson (Nantes)

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In St. Jean de Monts, 4-star campsite Bois Masson offers a great aquapark, a multisport ground and a wellness center, close to long sandy beaches and bicycle tracks criss-crossing the forest. At night, have fun attending the various entertainment!

51km from Nantes. 4* campsite. 10 Pitches and 370 Rentals. Pets not allowed.

Camping La Prairie (Nantes)

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Located at the edge of the forest and with direct access to the sea, Camping La Prairie in Saint Jean de Monts is the ideal place to create unforgettable holiday memories.

You will find warm, friendly staff, and with 9 swimming pools, entertainment, and children’s club, the kids definitely won’t be bored!

“The site had a very friendly atmosphere and the owners are fantastic (extremely accommodating). The site is very well maintained and the facilities exceeded our expectations, The children particularly love the outdoor pool and slide. The site feels safe which is great for children. The entertainment was great, the weekly Boule competition is a great plus (very inclusive!) We would certainly return to this site in future!”

3km from Nantes. 4* campsite. 40 Pitches and 35 Rentals. Pets Allowed.

Camping L’Eden (Nantes)

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The Camping L’Eden campsite is situated in la Baule, a beautiful seaside resort, on 5 hectares of land, only 2 miles from the beach. There are 6 swimming pools with a pet farm that will entertain the children. There is also a bar, local farm produce and a shop on site.

60km from Nantes. 4* campsite. 40 Pitches and 45 Rentals. Pets allowed.

“We have for many years holidayed here with our family. The reception, the owners and staff, the accommodation, the site facilities including the additional bathing and toilet blocks, are all absolutely fabulous.”


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Yelloh Village Parc de Montsabert (Tours)

Yelloh Village Parc de Montsabert

The Yelloh Village Parc de Montsabert campsite is located at the foot of the castle of Montsabert, a few kilometers from the most beautiful river in France, the Loire. An indoor heated swimming pool, a heated outdoor aqua park, sports facilities, entertainment and various activities await you during your stay.

There is a restaurant, bar and mini market onsite.

91km from Nantes and 81km from Tours. 4* campsite. 91 Pitches and 62 Rentals. Pets Allowed.

Domaine La Yole (Montpellier)

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At Domaine La Yole you have everything you need for a delightful holiday in France: an aqua park, playgrounds, sports ground, restaurants, bars, games and activities. And best of all, this campsite has a vineyard and winery so you can taste wines produced right on your doorstep! There’s also a farm with a restaurant producing delicious French fare.

77km from Montpellier Airport. 5* campsite. 300 Pitches and Rentals. Pet allowed at selected accommodation types and pitches.

“Excellent base for visiting the area this was our second visit and there are still areas we would like to visit. Beach, on-site food and wine shops. Great pools for kids of all ages. Decent sized pitches.”

Les Genêts (Toulouse)

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Les Genêts stands on the shores of Pareloup lake, an inland sea surrounded by gently sloping beaches, in the middle of the rolling countryside. The real delight for kids will be the water park, with waterslides, jacuzzi, lazy river and covered pool. Les Genêts is also just half a mile from Merlin Plage, with its thrilling water park, safe sandy beach and choice of restaurants.

124km from Toulouse. 4* campsite. 83 pitches and 40 rentals and Pets allowed.

“Lakeside pitch beautiful. Facilities spotless. Staff friendly. Loved that we could take a boat out on the lake and cycle into the local town for lunch.”

RCN le Moulin de la Pique (Bergerac)


The RCN le Moulin de la Pique campsite in the Dordogne has generous camping pitches, comfortable static caravans and spacious holiday cottages on a beautiful rural estate in one of the loveliest regions of France. The campsite has 4 swimming pools and 3 water slides, a games room, kids & teens club and outdoor playground so there’s plenty to amuse the kids during your stay.

43km from Bergerac Airport. 5* Campsite. 188 Pitches, 51 Rentals. Pets allowed

Castel Domaine de La Paille Basse (Bergerac)


In the heart of woodland at the top of a hill, le Domaine de La Paille Basse is a medieval village entirely restored according to the local architecture. The three farms which make up this hamlet have all the modern facilities to guarantee a comfortable stay. Have a holiday on an exceptionally friendly campsite, in peaceful surroundings.

The campsite boasts a waterpark and 7 swimming pools and offers activities such as mountain biking, volleyball and a full multi sports field. The campsite has a restaurant and bar and offers evening entertainment and discos for children and teens.

76km from Bergerac Airport. 5* Campsite. 125 Pitches, 110 Rentals. Pets allowed in High Season.

“Superb facilities and extremely friendly and helpful staff.”

Flower Camping La Clairière (Bordeaux)

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Located in Landes on the Atlantic coast, relax under the sun at the swimming pool area and settle on a quiet camping pitch or in a comfortable mobile home at Flower Camping La Clairière. You’ll share great friendly moments at the restaurant and have fun at the various daily activities at campsite.

Everything is ready for you to spend an unforgettable holiday: kids and teen clubs, water parks, horse riding and paddling down the river.

80km from Bordeaux Airport. 3* Campsite. 70 Pitches, 55 Rentals. Pets allowed

“This is a delightful campsite run by a friendly, hard working family who do everything to make the stay enjoyable. Beautifully situated next to the Dordogne river, it is very tranquil and peaceful.”

Camping Mayotte Vacances (Bordeaux)


Located in forested grounds on a lake, Camping Mayotte Vacances is close to Biscarrosse beach and the regional natural park at Landes de Gascogne. This family friendly campsite near Bordeaux has 8 swimming pools (yes 8!) with a waterpark and offers both kids clubs and teens clubs.

The site also boasts a bar and restaurant and has an onsite mini market.

63km from Bordeaux Airport. 5* campsite. 132 Pitches, 385 Rentals. Pets allowed.

Airotel Camping Oleron (La Rochelle)


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.

30Km from La Rochelle. 4* campsite. 130 pitches, 135 rentals. Pets allowed.

“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.”

L’Orée du Bois (La Rochelle)

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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 haven of peace, relaxation, leisure and comfort. The campsite boasts a waterpark and offers activities such as horse riding and watersports.

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.

Camping Village de La Guyonnière (La Rochelle)


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

Domaine de Soulac (La Rochelle)


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

Castel Château de Galinée (St Malo)

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The Castel Château de Galinée campsite is located in a 14 hectare wooded and shaded park between Cap Fréhel and Saint Malo and is only 5 minutes from number of beautiful beaches. It has a waterpark with 7 pools, kids clubs, mini-golf, tennis, fishing, billiards, a restaurant, bar and mini market on site.

18km from St Malo. 5* campsite. 150 Pitches and 123 Rentals. Pets allowed on request.

“The children loved the swimming pools. All of the staff were very friendly. The go-karts were good fun. There was a nice friendly atmosphere across the site. Lots to do in the area.”

Camping de la Plage Benodet (Roscoff)


The Camping de la Plage Bénodet campsite is situated only 300m from the seafront in Benodet, a charming seaside resort on the South coast in Brittany. The site has a waterpark with 7 pools with a kids club and playgroup. It has a restaurant, bar and mini market on site. There are many activities to enjoy including a cinema, water sports, biliards, bike hire, gym, tennis courts and a sports field.

95km from Roscoff. 3* campsite. 160 Pitches and 110 rentals. Pets allowed.

“The accommodation was clean and modern. Campsite in a fantastic location. Staff were friendly and extremely helpful and went above and beyond when we were stuck without transport in town!”

Camping Sandaya La Côte de Nacre (Cherbourg)


Camping Sandaya La Cote de Nacre is located in Calvados, Normandy, only 500 metres from the extensive beach at Saint-Aubin-sur-Mer.

With 7 swimming pools, heated water park and water slides, as well as many activities including horse riding, tennis, rock climbing, mountain biking, this is a great place for kids, teens and adults. The campsite has kids and teen clubs; there’s a restaurant/bar and even an ATM on site.

95km from Cherbourg. 5* campsite. 150 Pitches and 350 Rentals. Pets allowed.

Sandaya Douce Quiétude (Nice)

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Sandaya Douce Quiétude nestles in the shadows of a vast pine forest, at the foot of the Esterel Massif and close to the Verdon Gorge and offers sumptuous surroundings to camp in.

There are plenty of activities on the campsite including a waterpark with 7 swimming pools, kids & teens clubs, evening entertainment, bike hire and an outdoor playground. There’s a restaurant, pizzeria, food shop as well as a fitness centre on site.

40km from Nice. 5* campsite. 78 Pitches and 271 Rentals. Pets allowed.

Sandaya Domaine du Verdon (Nice)


The Sandaya Domaine du Verdon campsite is located in the heart of Provence close to the town of Castellane. There is a waterpark with 6 pools and there are kids and teens clubs to amuse the children.

The campsite offers activities like mini golf and archery and also provides evening entertainment. There is a restaurant, bar, bakery and mini market.

61km from Nice. 4* campsite. 500 Pitches and 130 Rentals. Pets Allowed.

Yelloh Village La Bastiane (Nice)


The Yelloh Village La Bastiane campsite is located in a pinewood forest in the heart of a natural landscape, only 7km from the beaches of Fréjus.

The site has a waterpark with 5 pools, a kids club and offers numerous activities like horse riding and biking, concerts and evening entertainment. There’s a restaurant, bar and mini market available.

52km from Nice. 5* campsite. 50 Pitches and 130 Rentals. Pets allowed.

Castle Domaine de La Bergerie (Nice)

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At only 10 mins drive from the coast, in a natural woodland setting of 60 hectares, you’ll be seduced by the natural charm of la Bergerie.

The campsite boasts a waterpark with 8 pools, kids and teens clubs, multi sports field, evening entertaiment and mini golf. There is a restaurant, bar, bakery, pizzeria with delivery option and a mini market.

52km from Nice. 5* campsite. 200 Pitches and 350 Rentals. Pets allowed on request.

“Fantastic aqua park area. Restaurant with great atmosphere and food. Very dog friendly. Very good boulangerie, rotisserie and shop. location good for visiting Nice, Cannes, Monaco and St. Tropez.”

Camping Les Cigales (Toulon)


Camping Les Cigales is situated in the heart of the Provence close to the village of Le Muy and nestled between the Maures massive and the beautiful red rocks of the Esterel mountains, only 20km from the Mediterranean Sea.

There’s a waterpark with 6 pools, kids club and the campsite offers activities such as horse riding and hiking. There’s a restaurant, bar and mini market and evening entertainment

58km from Nice and 51km from Toulon. 4* campsite. 15 Pitches and 450 Rentals. Pets not allowed.

Camping Port Pothuau (Toulon)


Camping Port Pothuau is located in the heart of the sunniest region of France and all the famous Riviera Tourist centres of the Var region (Iles d’Or, Brégançon, Bormes-les-Mimosas, St Tropez, les Gorges du Verdon, etc).

Just 1km from the beach, the campsite has a waterpark with 5 pools and a kids club. Facilities also include restaurants, bar and mini market, pizzeria, bread, farm produce and evening entertainment. You can choose self-catering, half board or full board options and get packed lunches made for excursions.

4km from Toulon and 68km from Marseilles. 4* campsite. 80 Pitches and 300 Rentals. Pets allowed on request.

“The pool was just great for kids, safe and really good slides. The staff at reception were very helpful and friendly” 

Family Friendly Campsites in France with Water Parks

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Published On: February 4th, 2020 / Categories: Travel / Last Updated: May 10th, 2022 / Tags: , , /

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