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FAQs

Where is the campsite?

The campsite is located in the French department of the Vendée, on the Saint Jean de Monts coastal path (Post Code 85160), at the port of Notre Dame de Monts along the state-owned forest and by the Pont d'Yeu beach.

What are the GPS coordinates?

Latitude 48.856614 Longitude 2.3522219000000177

What times during the year is the campsite open?

From April to September for mobile homes and from May to September for pitches.

What are the reception opening hours?

From 9:00 am to 11:00 am and from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm during the low season, and from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm in July and August.

Can you arrive outside of the reception opening hours?

We do not recommend that you arrive between 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm. You can arrive after evening closing time until 10:00 pm.

What are the opening hours of the campsite's access gate?

The gates open at 8:00 am and close at 10:30 pm

How far is the campsite from the beach?

You can reach the beach directly via a footpath of around 400 metres

How big is the campsite?

The campsite encompasses an area of less than one hectare and includes 61 "tourist" pitches

How do you reach the campsite?

Head in the direction of Notre Dame de Monts on the D38 from Saint Jean de Monts. Before reaching Notre Dame de Monts (on the town sign), turn left towards "Pont D'Yeu", then follow the forest by the coastal road that returns towards Saint Jean de Monts.

What are the nearest public transport stations and airports?

Bus station: Saint Jean de Monts Train Station: Challans and Nantes, Airport: Nantes Airport.

Is there any security at the campsite?

The campsite is guarded day and night.

How big is a pitch at the campsite?

Between 85 and 110m2 (excluding hedges and trees).

Are all pitches equipped with an electrical connection?

All pitches have electrical connections between 6A and 10A

What electrical sockets are provided?

European plug (blue)

Is water available at each pitch?

Most pitches have access to water.

Are barbecues allowed on the pitches?

Gas barbecues are allowed. Charcoal BBQs are not permitted, except for in the special designated area. (National Forestry Office Regulations)

Are the pitches located in the shade?

Yes, partly.

Are the pitches marked out?

The pitches are demarcated by hedges and trees.

How many WC units are located on the campsite?

There is one very comfortable and modern WC unit.

Do you need tokens to use the shower?

No.

Can you bring more than one vehicle to the same pitch?

Yes, at an additional cost.

Can you rent fridges?

Yes, fridges can be rented for €5 per day

Are pets welcome at the campsite/rentals?

Pets are welcome but with breed restrictions (category 1 and 2)

Will I have to pay a deposit for renting accommodation?

Yes, you will have to pay a deposit of €300 on arrival for renting a mobile home.

Are bed linen and towels provided in the accommodation?

No, but it is possible to rent them.

Is crockery provided in the accommodation?

Yes, crockery is provided along with cooking equipment and cleaning, although washing-up liquid and shower gel are not provided.

What are the opening hours of the pool area?

The pool area is open from 10:30 am to 7:00 pm (in order to respect the pool filtration time required by law)

Is there a lifeguard on duty at the pool?

No, but there is always a paramedic at the campsite during bathing hours. A defibrillator is also provided.

Is the pool heated?

Yes, the pool is heated to around 28° by an ecological solar system and heat pump.

Are swimming shorts allowed?

French legislation forbids the use of swimming shorts.

What are the opening hours for the shop?

The shop is open between June and September, and there is a supermarket less than 1km from the campsite.

What times during the year is the snack bar open?

The snack bar is open between June and September, and can also be open for long weekends in May. It should be noted that the restaurants are located less than 1km from the campsite.

Are dogs allowed on the beach?

Dogs are allowed on the beach opposite the campsite (Pont d'Yeu), but are not allowed on other beaches.

How many people can stay at one rental site?

A maximum of 6 people (including infants)

How many people can stay at a single camping pitch?

6 people

Are water and electricity included in the price of the pitch?

Water is included in the price, but electricity is not.

Is it possible to empty the toilets?

Yes, a designated area is set aside for this purpose.

Are the kitchens of the rental accommodation equipped?

Yes, the kitchens are equipped and we can supplement the equipment on request.

Are televisions provided in the rental accommodation?

Owing to reception issues with digital terrestrial television, televisions are not provided. However, a lounge with a large screen TV is available, and a Wifi service covers the entire campsite, allowing you to watch TV on your tablet or computer.

Can I rent a cot or high chair?

Yes, cots and high chairs can be rented free of charge.

Is a cleaning service included in the rental price?

No, a cleaning service is only available at an additional cost.

How far away are the town centres?

Saint Jean de Monts in 5 km away and Notre Dame de Monts is 1 km away.

What sort of facilities and services are available at the campsite?

The campsite includes the following: Tumble dryer, washing machine, ironing board and iron, showers and WCs, defibrillator, play area, table tennis table, kayak and bike rentals, pool table, table football table, ice-cream, wine and baked goods for sale, personal and accommodation assistance, wifi, fax, emergency service.

How can I find out about availability?

You can find out directly at the campsite via the booking register or by contacting us by phone or email.

What are the accepted payment methods?

Check, cash, credit card (Visa and MasterCard), bank transfer, online payment.

Can the "VACAF" system of family benefits be used as a payment method?

Unfortunately, our campsite does not have any agreements with the VACAF system.

What is the minimum number of nights for a booking?

A minimum of 1 night during the low season. A minimum of 7 nights during the high season.

Is the campsite accessible for those with impaired mobility?

Yes

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