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Les Ecureuils St Hilaire-de-Riez, St Hilaire-de-Riez, Vendee

 
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Overview

  • Great for Full on FunGreat for Full on Fun
  • Kids' ClubsKids' Clubs
  • Little Eurocamper FriendlyLittle Eurocamper Friendly
  • Indoor PoolIndoor Pool
  • WaterslidesWaterslides
  • WatersportsWatersports
  • Near BeachNear Beach
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  • Great for Full on FunGreat for Full on Fun
  • Kids' ClubsKids' Clubs
  • Little Eurocamper FriendlyLittle Eurocamper Friendly
  • Indoor PoolIndoor Pool
  • WaterslidesWaterslides
  • WatersportsWatersports
  • Near BeachNear Beach
  • GymGym
  • SpaSpa
  • FootballFootball
  • Cycle HireCycle Hire
  • Cycling Notes Cycling Notes
  • Sports Sports
  • FishingFishing
  • Golf Golf
  • Horse RidingHorse Riding
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Parc reviews

Parc highlights

  • Find this parc next to a magnificent beach

  • Pick up delicious regional produce and wine from the parc shop

  • Puy du Fou theme park is close enough for a day trip here

There’s something about miles of sand on your doorstep and a family-run atmosphere that ticks a whole lot of boxes for toddlers and parents.

So it’s no wonder Les Ecureuils is a firm favourite with young families. For a start it could hardly be better positioned, being right on the coast of the beautiful Vendée, with miles and miles of great beaches across the road. On top of this, there are four pools to enjoy including an indoor pool, children’s pool, water slide, lazy river and an ever-popular fountain, plus loads of family activities arranged by the owners. There’s a family restaurant and a recently refurbished and extended bar – scene of regular family discos in high season. Not far from the parc are several shops, including an excellent supermarket, open from June onwards.

Available with Eurocamp

  • Welcome Pack
  • Rumble Trucks
  • Babysitting
  • Linen Hire
  • Charcoal BBQ Provided
  • Junior Tents
  • All-terrain Buggy

On parc

The following facilities are available:

Reception

  • Languages spoken: French and English.
  • Other services: Fax machine, photocopier, telephone, postcards, stamps and postbox.
  • Internet available
  • Wifi available at a charge
  • Credit cards accepted: Visa, Mastercard
  • ID Cards or bracelets given on arrival

Shops

  • Minimarket: Open 26/04/2014 - 07/09/2014
  • Main shop: Open 26/04/2014 - 07/09/2014

Dining

  • Restaurant: Modern. Childrens Menu. Regional Specialities. Location: At the front of the campsite Open 26/04/2014 - 05/09/2014
  • Take-away: Pizzas, burgers, chips, mussels, sandwiches, salad. Open 26/04/2014 - 07/09/2014

Bars

  • Bar Recently refurbished and extended (2012) Open 26/04/2014 - 08/09/2014 Location: By the pool.

Discos

  • Family Disco: Open 01/06/2014 - 31/08/2014

Other

  • Animation Team: Activities for all the family such as bingo, quizzes, discos, aquagym. Open 06/07/2014 - 31/08/2014
  • Television Room: French
  • Games Room: Pinball and various arcade games.

Laundry

  • Washers: 3 x machines €4.50 per load
  • Dryers: 1 x machines €3.50 per load

Sanitation

  • Hot Showers
  • Baby Baths
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Toilets
  • Children's Toilets
  • Dish Washing Sinks
  • Irons

Some facilities remain closed in low season, please check at the time of booking if there is an activity or facility which is key for your holiday.

Pools

This parc features outdoor pools with waterslides, as well as an indoor pool and a fountain that the kids will love. There are a whole range of pool options here including a lazy river, Jacuzzi and a toddler pool. To really indulge why not enjoy the outdoor whirlpool or the payable spa facilities. There simply is something for everyone at this pool complex.

Please note the Mini Fun Station Swimming runs from 23rd June until 3rd July.

Suitable ForLocationHeatedFreeOpening Dates & Features
Swimming
Pool 1All the familyOutdoor

26/04/2014 - 08/09/2014

Pool features

Pool 2ToddlersOutdoor

26/04/2014 - 08/09/2014

Pool features

Pool 3All the familyOutdoor - lazy river

26/04/2014 - 08/09/2014

Pool features

Pool 4Slide/Chute poolOutdoor

26/04/2014 - 08/09/2014

Pool features

Pool 5All the familyIndoor

26/04/2014 - 08/09/2014

Pool features

Number of SlidesFeaturesRestrictions
Waterslides
Pool 43

Two gentle bends and one sharp bend with high sides

Only children older than 7

Only children older than 7

Spas

Opening DatesFreeAdditional Information
Spas
Sauna

€24.00 per hour/session

Charge is for 1hr 15mins, 4 people maximum. Reservation required, over 18s only

Whirlpool01/05/2014 - 11/09/2014

Outside

Jacuzzi01/05/2014 - 11/09/2014

With indoor pool

Spa

€24.00 per hour/session

Sauna, steam room, chromotherapy shower, relaxing area Charge is for 1hr 15mins, 4 people maximum. Reservation required, over 18s only

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Pool features

Size: 200m²

Depth: 1.10m - 1.50m

    Size: 80m²

    Depth: 0.20m - 0.40m

    • Childrens play structure in shape of a ship including tunnels and slides

    Depth: 1.00m - 1.00m

    • Jacuzzi is attached to the lazy river

    Size: 50m²

    Depth: 1.20m - 1.20m

    • 3 Waterslides: Two gentle bends and one sharp bend with high sides
    • Only children older than 7
    • Only children older than 7

    Size: 90m²

    Depth: 0.30m - 1.50m

    • Jacuzzi and a water mushroom in childrens area

    Extra information

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    • Sunloungers (Free)
    • Sun Terrace
    • No shoes, smoking, eating, drinking, running, chewing gum, water pistols or flippers

    Regulations: Bracelets required, Shorts not allowed, T-shirts not allowed, Inflatables not allowed, Parental supervision required

    Charge for pool pass: Free

    Accommodation

    Our stylish accommodation offers all the charm of camping without the compromise on comfort, with the majority of our mobile homes featuring decking, allowing you to make the most of al fresco living. 

    Details of accommodation which can found on this parc is listed below. Use the search form to check availability of accommodation (with or without decking/air conditioning) for your chosen holiday dates.

    Accommodation on sale for 2014 Holidays

    • Vista 3 Bed

      Vista 3 Bedroom

      • 3 great bedrooms - 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom and 1 bunk bed or 2 twin bedrooms
      • Sleeps 8 (Max 6 adults)
      • Two sets of French doors leading from both the kitchen and lounge area
      • Impressive, extra large decked terrace
      • Comfortable central living and dining area with double sofa bed
      • Oven, grill and gas hob
      • Full size fridge-freezer
      • Microwave
      • Modern bathroom
      • Mosquito net and blackout blinds in bedrooms
      • Stereo iPod dock

      More info

    • Espace 3 Bed

      Espace 3 Bedroom

      • French doors leading from both the living area and master double bedroom
      • 3 bedrooms - 1 double bedroom, 2 twin bedrooms
      • Sleeps 8 (max 6 adults)
      • Modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances
      • Oven, grill and gas hob
      • Full size fridge-freezer
      • Microwave
      • Modern, spacious bathroom

      More info

    • Espirit 3 Bed

      Esprit 3 Bedroom

      • 3 end bedrooms - 1 double bed, 2 twin bedrooms
      • Sleeps 8 (Max 6 adults)
      • Central living/dining area with double sofa bed
      • Oven, grill and gas hob
      • Full size fridge-freezer
      • Modern bathroom
      • Mosquito nets and blackout blinds/curtains in all bedrooms
      • Stereo iPod dock
      • Microwave
      • Hairdryer

      More info

    • Classic 3 Bed Plus

      Classic 3 bedroom Plus

      • 3 end bedrooms - 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom and 1 bunk bedroom
      • Sleeps 8 (Max 6 adults)
      • Central living/dining area with double sofa bed
      • Spacious kitchen equipped with oven, grill and gas hob
      • Full size fridge-freezer
      • Modern bathroom
      • Mosquito nets and blackout blinds/curtains in all bedrooms
      • Stereo iPod dock

      More info

    • Classic 3 Bed

      Classic 3 Bedroom

      • 3 end bedrooms - 1 double bedroom, 1 twin bedroom and 1 bunk bedroom
      • Sleeps 8 (Max 6 adults)
      • Central living/dining area with double sofa bed
      • Spacious kitchen equipped with oven, grill and gas hob
      • Full size fridge-freezer
      • Modern bathroom
      • Mosquito nets and blackout blinds/curtains in all bedrooms
      • Stereo iPod dock

      More info

    • Espace 2 Bed

      Espace 2 Bedroom

      • Sleeps 6
      • 1 double bedroom with ensuite shower and toilet
      • Twin room
      • Second bathroom
      • Spacious central lounge with a double sofa bed
      • DVD player with widescreen monitor
      • Luxurious kitchen with 4 burner hob, full size oven and grill, American style fridge-freezer
      • Stereo iPod dock

      More info

    • Espirit 2 Bed

      Esprit 2 Bedroom

      • 2 bedrooms - 1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom with bunk beds
      • Sleeps 7 (max 6 adults)
      • Living/dining area with double sofa bed
      • Oven, grill and gas hob
      • Full size fridge-freezer
      • Modern bathroom
      • Mosquito nets and blackout blinds/curtains in all bedrooms
      • Stereo iPod dock
      • Microwave
      • Hairdryer
      • BBQ where permitted

      More info

    • Classic 2 Bed Plus

      Classic 2 Bedroom Plus

      • 2 bedrooms - 1 double bedroom, 1 single bedroom with bunk beds
      • Sleeps 7 (max 6 adults)
      • Living/dining area with double sofa bed
      • Oven, grill and gas hob
      • Full size fridge-freezer
      • Modern bathroom
      • Mosquito nets and blackout blinds/curtains in all bedrooms
      • Stereo iPod dock
      • Microwave

      More info

    • Safari Tent sleeps 5

      Safari Tent - Sleeps 5

      • Wooden decking
      • 2 spacious bedrooms
      • Equipped kitchen area, complete with fridge
      • Wooden dining set
      • Wooden sun loungers
      • Electric heater

      More info

    • Classic Tent

      Classic Tent

      • Classic Tents offer our best value prices
      • Real beds and a complete kitchen including a grill and gas hob
      • Electricity for a domestic fridge, lighting and socket for your mobile phone
      • Flexible layout can be configured to suit your party by easily changing the partitions for either 2 or 3 bedrooms
      • Patio furniture

      More info

    Pitches

    There are 215 pitches on this site.

    Pitch sizeSurfaceInfo
    Tents80-100m²Grass.

    26/04/2014 - 07/09/2014

    Shade: Some have some.

    Some of the pitches are separated.

    Mobile Homes80-100m²Grass.

    26/04/2014 - 07/09/2014

    Shade: Some have some.

    Some of the pitches are separated.

    Safari Tents80-100m²Grass.

    26/04/2014 - 07/09/2014

    Shade: Some have some.

    Some of the pitches are separated.

    Getting to Les Ecureuils

    Getting to mainland Europe is now easier than ever before, thanks to the Eurotunnel and a vast choice of ferry crossings and many of our parcs are conveniently located close to airports serviced by low-cost airlines, which means you can be on holiday in no time at all.

    At Eurocamp we believe in making our holiday parcs not only easy to enjoy, but also simple to get to. So whether you decide to self drive or fly drive, we'll help to make sure your journey is as hassle-free as possible.

    Address

    • Camping Les Ecureuils
      100 Av de la Pège
      85270 St Hilaire de Riez
    • GPS Co-ordinates
      N 46° 44' 41.1246''
      E -2° 0' 30.1458''

    Airport(s)

    • La Rochelle (LRH): 148km
    • Nantes (NTE): 86km

    Port(s)

    • Caen Ouistreham (CAE): 379km
    • Cherbourg (CHB): 412km
    • Le Havre (LEH): 472km
    • Roscoff (RSC): 403km
    • St Malo (STM): 268km

    Public transport

    • Local Railway: St Gilles Croix de Vie, 10km
    • Services to: Nantes

    Planning your route

    • Self-drive

      Are we nearly there yet?

      Getting to mainland Europe is now easier than ever before with a vast choice of self drive or fly drive options.

      More info

    • Guide to driving abroad

      Your driving guide

      Our guide to driving abroad is full of useful tips to help make your journey as smooth as possible.

      More info

    • Car hire

      Car Hire

      Whether we are arranging your flights for you or not, we can offer you excellent value car hire. We have teamed up with Europcar to provide collection from your airport.

      More info

    Activities

    The following activities are available:

    On ParcNearbyInfo
    Activities
    Minigolf0.3km from the campsite
    Playgrounds2 playgrounds
    Horse Riding5.5km from the campsite
    Fishing12km from the campsite
    Golf12km from the campsite
    Driving Range6km from the campsite
    Boat Trips16km from the campsite
    Scuba Diving15km from the campsite
    Sports
    Tennis

    Open 01/05/2014 - 11/09/2014

    1 full size court, Hard court

    Table Tennis

    Open 01/05/2014 - 11/09/2014

    3 tables

    Football6km from the campsite
    Squash30km from the campsite
    Gymnasium

    Open 28/04/2014 - 08/09/2014

    Quad biking3km from the campsite
    Boules

    Site arranged tournaments available

    Watersports
    Windsurfing8.5km from the campsite
    Rowing Boats25km from the campsite
    Kayaking5km from the campsite

    Equipment hire

    Cycle hire
    • 2.5km from the campsite

    Specialist activities

    • Aquagym

    Some facilities remain closed in low season, please check at the time of booking if there is an activity or facility which is key for your holiday.

    Kids' Clubs

    Kids just aren't designed to be kept indoors! They're at their happiest and their best when they get to run around outside, make new friends, swim, cycle, play sports... and that's pretty much guaranteed on a Eurocamp holiday.

    We have been offering popular kids' clubs for many years and have created new and improved clubs that offer even more activities and themed events - everything kids today are looking for! 

    Furthermore, they are FREE of charge - which is a big reason why so many families love Eurocamp!

    • Fun Station for All FREE!

      Ages 4 to 12

      Open:
      19/05/2014 - 31/08/2014

      Are you ready to get stuck into the best bits from all of our kids' clubs and make new friends at Fun Station For All? Think artsy afternoons, days full of dancing or hunts and trails to explore. Here, anyone aged 4-12 is welcome to play alongside each other, too!

      More info

    • Mini Fun Station

      Mini Fun Station - ages 6 months to 5 years

      Open:
      19/05/2014 - 29/06/2014

      A big, cuddle welcome to Mini Fun Station! Are you ready for rhymes and games with new friends and Buddy the Bear?

      More info

    • Mini Fun Station - Learn to Swim

      Free swimming lessons - ages 1 to 5 years

      Open:
      19/05/2014 - 29/06/2014

      Help little ones get their water wings and make a splash at Learn to Swim! We run these fun lessons with a little help from the Swimming Teachers' Association (STA).

      More info

    Parc run children's activities

    Games, competitions and sports.

    Languages spoken: All welcome but main languages are French and English.

    • Open 06/07/2014 - 29/08/2014

    Local attractions

    The following local attractions are available:

    Out and about

    Close to the parc there are plenty of shops, bars and restaurants to choose from. The Atlantic Toboggan water park is in easy reach of the parc, a firm family favourite, as is the Feeling Forest; an adventure park with various assault courses, trampolines, mini golf and more. Not forgetting the fabulous sandy beaches, namely Sables d'Olonne, popular with families and watersports enthusiasts alike.

    Nearby

    • Nearest beach: Plage de la Pège 300.0m
    • Nearest river: 12.0km

    Shopping

    • Nearest town/village: St Hilaire de Riez: 6.0km

    Places of interest

    • St Gilles Croix de Vie: 9km
    • St Jean de Monts: 14km
    • Challans: 19km
    • IIe de Noirmoutier: 41km
    • Nantes: 75km
    • La Rochelle: 136km

    Attractions

    Sealand Aquarium de Noirmoutier

    A good aquarium with an excellent selection of fish from around the world including warm and cold water fish plus a number of tropical aquariums

    Le Grand Parc Puy du Fou

    A reconstruction of an 18th century village with villagers in costume. The ruins of a 13th century chateau where you can watch a fabulous falconry display or see the Vikings at war. You can spend hours wandering the grounds and gardens. The evening show is an incredible open-air night show with 850 people and 50 horsemen.

    Zoo des Sables d'Olonne

    Only a short distance from the enormous Atlantic beaches, the zoo at Les Sables d'Olonne is the home to hundreds of animals living in a luxurious setting. Animals include penguins, monkeys, otters, lions, tigers and pandas.

    Planète Sauvage

    Animal Safari park where you can discover more than 2000 animals by car as you drive through over 100 hectares of park.

    Futuroscope

    Theme park for media and technology.

    Translation headsets are available

    Oceanile

    This waterpark in the heart of Noirmoutier is over 37000m and has more than 20 aquatic amusements. With slides and waves there is plenty to ensure that the whole family is entertained.

    Le Vélo Rail

    This journey through the countryside is on a 'vélo rail' which runs on old train lines. 10 kilometres of track can be explored for up to 4 hours.

    Château de Talmont St Hilaire

    Located on a rock, surrounded by water, the fortress of Talmont played an important part in the defence of Poitou against the invading Normans. Years later, several kings of France were made welcome along with Richard the Lion Heart during the crusade years. Nowadays you can attend medieval demonstrations during the festival period.

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    Parc information

    Exceptions

    • Max. 6 per tent
    • Max. 8 per mobile home
    • Charcoal barbecue: provided

    Vehicles

    • Vehicles are allowed on pitches

    Dogs

    Dogs are allowed on this site. Must be kept on a leash. Maximum of 1. Dogs are allowed in : All accommodation types except Aspect, Vista, Espace, and Safari tent.

    Accessibility

    This Parc has facilities for disabled people. Please contact our Customer Sales Staff for more information.

    Pitches

    • Number of pitches: 215

    • Shade: Some have some.

    • Surface: Grass.

    • Pitch size: 80-100m²

    • Tent privacy: Some of the pitches are separated.

    • Mobiles privacy: Some of the pitches are separated.

    Little Eurocampers

    Eurocamp toddler holidays

    The sandy shores of the Vendée are waiting to fill your flip-flops (and your sand bucket), and we reckon that the family-run Les Ecureuils is the ideal spot for your little ones to rest their holiday heads.

    Not only is the parc beautifully landscaped, meaning your can unwind surrounded by lush trees, and blooming flowers, but there’s a host of fun at your fingertips, too. Plage de la Pège is just across the road and is the ideal spot for your little ones to take their first paddle in the sea. Or why not head further afield and hear them roar at Zoo des Sables d’Olonne?
    Back on parc, there’s a great outdoor playground and newly built area filled with softer equipment to keep kids of all ages full to the brim with holiday fun!

    Highlights:

    • A toe-tingling beach is just across the road

    • Spot the pandas at the zoo (or maybe just at the gift shop)

    • Let little ones splash around in their very own pool

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    Splash Time

    Dip into the indoor kids’ pool and race through the colourful, mushroom-shaped fountain. And, for extra squeals of delight, there’s an outdoor wading pool complete with waterslide.

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    Hungry Tummies

    • Take your pick of the kids’ and main menus at the parc’s modern restaurant

    • Catch some fast food at the takeaway and snack bar

    • Pick up the basics from the parc’s small shop

    • You’ll find bigger shops and a supermarket within walking distance

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    Parc reviews

    St Hilaire, Les Ecureuils reviews collected by Reevoo

    Accommodation
    8.2
    Value for money
    8.1
    Parc
    8.4
    Eurocamp couriers
    8.4
    Overall rating
    8.6
    Scores 8.6 out of 10 based on 307 reviews
    Reviews and scores from the last 12 months.
    8 out of 10

    Gaynor

    Portsmouth
    Campsite was smaller than expected and the pool small with not enough sunbeds. However we went in sept so it wasn't too busy. Staff very helpful and friendly. Also variety of places to eat due to location was limited.
    Overall enjoyed our week here.
    Confirmed guest: 14 September 2013
    8 out of 10

    James

    Rochester
    A great week in real rustic France staying at a well run little camp site in a great location.
    Confirmed guest: 09 September 2013
    9 out of 10

    Johanna

    Leeds
    Wonderful child friendly parc & fabulous beach over the road
    Confirmed guest: 08 September 2013
    8 out of 10

    Yvonne

    My family and I arrived at our camp at low season, however we found the facilities in our park perfectly suited to our needs. It was our first time doing such a holiday and will definately do it again. Loved it.
    Confirmed guest: 06 September 2013
    8 out of 10

    steven

    Lingfield
    very clean and friendly park, a great pool area for the kids. Plots are fairly private and very quiet at night!
    Confirmed guest: 04 September 2013
    10 out of 10

    Angela

    Tunbridge Wells
    Great parc, especially for the under teens. Great location with lots to do locally. Recommend St Jean de Mont for beach and great bicycle ride along the seafront. If you can manage it Puy Duu Fou is amazing. Well worth a visit but get there early if you really want to see all the main 5 shows. Overall great Eurocamp experience and would highly recommend to anyone
    Confirmed guest: 03 September 2013
    10 out of 10

    Tracey

    Folkestone
    Great friendly and relaxed park. Lovely area and lovely weather.
    Confirmed guest: 03 September 2013
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    Information

    • Parc size:Small - 215 pitches
    • Opening dates26 Apr - 7 Sep 2014
    • Nearest portSt Malo (STM) - 268km
    • Nearest airportNantes (NTE) - 86km
    • Distance to the beachPlage de la Pège - 300m
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