The 13 best campsites in Charente-Maritime

Meilleurs campings Charente Maritime : Camping Les Peupliers

Take advantage of your next vacation to discover Charente-Maritime! And to spice up the experience, why not stay at a campsite?

Known for its city of oysters, as well as sublime destinations such as La Rochelle, Ile d’Oléron and the seaside resort of Royan, Charente-Maritime is a destination often and unjustly overlooked by holidaymakers. And yet, full of surprises, it’s sure to amaze you if you give it a chance! And to add an unforgettable experience to your next vacation, why not opt for one of the best campsites in Charente-Maritime?

By choosing to stay in a tent or bungalow, you’ll discover a new way of traveling. For example, you’ll be able to bond with other travelers while your children frolic around the pool, or spend a long time at the pétanque courts at aperitif time. It’s an experience to remember, whether you’re traveling with family or friends! To help you in your search, Generation Voyage has put together a selection of the 13 best campsites in Charente-Maritime.

1. Domaine Les Charmilles

Meilleurs campings charente Maritime : Camping Domaine Les Charmilles

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  • Destination: Saint-Laurent-de-la-Prée
  • Budget: €€€
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s plus points: its many slides

To kick off this selection of the best campsites by the sea in Charente-Maritime, discover a typically family-friendly campsite! Your children will love the water park, with its many slides, while you can enjoy one of the many activities on offer. And if you fancy a picnic on the beach, it’s only 3 kilometers from the camp entrance!

And if you’re staying in the area, a trip to the sea seems inevitable… The famous Fort Boyard is less than 10 minutes away by boat! You can count on the campsite team to help you organize this unique outing.

2. Camping Oléron Loisirs

Oléron Loisirs

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  • Destination: Saint-Georges d’Oléron
  • Budget: €€€
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s plus points: its many activities

This is one campsite where you won’t be bored! Whether you’re traveling with family or friends, l’Oléron Loisirs promises you entertainment throughout your stay, so that smiles are always present on the faces of your loved ones. Petanque tournaments, volleyball and other themed evenings will be organized daily, to your delight.

And if you’d like to get away from it all for an afternoon, you can rent a bike and discover the beautiful Ile d’Oléron and all its wonders. Ride along the seafront, stroll along the typical local lanes or sample some fresh oysters, before coming back to tell your neighbors about your experiences!

3. Camping Les Pins

Meilleurs campings Charente Maritime : Camping Les Pins

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  • Destination: Saint-Palais sur Mer
  • Budget: € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € € €
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s advantage: its location close to the sea

At the heart of this « Camping Paradis » campsite, named after the famous French TV series, you can enjoy a calm and serene atmosphere with your family. You’ll be able to get away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. Fully equipped, and even with a takeaway pizzeria, this Charente-Maritime campsite offers all the comforts you need.

What’s more, your children will be able to take advantage of the many sports fields (soccer, volleyball, basketball) to let off steam and make new friends. As for you, after a day spent relaxing by the pool, you can enjoy a sunset picnic on the beach, just one kilometer from the campsite.

4. Le Signol

Camping Signol

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  • Destination: Saint-Georges d’Oléron
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Stars: ★★★★★
  • Campsite bonus: view of Fort Boyard

If you choose Le Signol, you’ll be staying in a « luxury campsite »! This Charente-Maritime campsite has been awarded 5 stars, and with good reason. To begin with, the water park has been specially designed for everyone’s enjoyment, with different areas offering different atmospheres (lively, calm, secluded…).

What’s more, the campsite has a mini-market, a catering service and a bar, so everyone can find something to liven up their evenings, or their days (no one will judge you, you’re on vacation…)! Most pitches have a direct view of Fort Boyard, while the beach is less than ten minutes’ walk from the campsite.

5. Camping Les Peupliers

Meilleurs campings Charente Maritime : Camping Les Peupliers

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  • Destination: La Flotte
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s plus: its kids’ club

Located in the Poitou-Charentes region, Camping des Peupliers is a must in this selection of the best campsites in Charente-Maritime! If you’re traveling with the family, you won’t be able to refuse this offer… To help you relax, the campsite offers access to a spa, a sauna, a hammam and a large fitness room. And so that you can relax completely, your children will be well looked after.

The campsite also boasts a superb kids’ club, where the entertainment team goes out of their way to make your little ones’ vacation a memorable one. In the evening, you can meet up and chat in the campsite restaurant, or make new acquaintances by the communal barbecue.

6. Les Maraises

Les Maraises

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  • Destination: Saint Martin de Ré
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Stars: ★★
  • The advantages of the campsite: its natural setting

Camping Les Maraises, one of the best campsites in the Charente-Maritime region, has been awarded the « Favorite establishment » distinction by travelers for the past two years! And not for nothing. If you’re looking for a quiet, bucolic setting, close to the sea, and fully equipped for your next vacation, then this is the campsite for you.

Our large garden and heated swimming pool will open their arms to you, as will our extensive entertainment team, who will bend over backwards to make your vacation a memorable one. Here, you’ll be pampered, and you’ll want for nothing. A barbecue, laundry facilities and a bread deposit service are all at your disposal. So you’ll almost feel like you’re staying in a hotel, living the camping experience in the utmost comfort.

7. Camping Les Charmettes

Meilleurs campings Charente Maritime : Camping Les Charmettes

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  • Destination: La Palmyre
  • Budget: €€€
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s plus: its water park

This is the Charente-Maritime family campsite par excellence! At Les Charmettes, no fewer than 4 swimming pools of different sizes and depths are at your disposal, as well as numerous waterslides. The site is buzzing with activity all day long, and you’ll find it easy to mingle with other holidaymakers’ families.

The lively atmosphere is warm and friendly, and the campsite has plenty of pitches. In the evening, everyone gathers at the campsite’s restaurant and bar to share and enjoy the typical setting of France’s largest campsites.

8. Les Gros Joncs

Les Gros Joncs

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  • Destination: Saint-Georges d’Oléron
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Stars: ★★★★★
  • The campsite’s advantage: its location near the beach

For your next family vacation in Charente-Maritime, don’t hesitate a second longer and opt for the « Les Gros Joncs » campsite! Thanks to its large pool area, proximity to the beach and numerous activities, your children will be able to enjoy themselves throughout their stay.

What’s more, this Charente-Maritime campsite is fully equipped to ensure maximum comfort for you and your loved ones! A mini-market, restaurant, bar, launderette and even a bread depot are all at your disposal, so you won’t want for anything on your next vacation!

9. Camping de l’Estuaire

Meilleurs campings Charente Maritime : Camping de l'Estuaire

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  • Destination: Saint-Thomas de Conac
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s plus: its entertainment team

Thanks to the many activities on offer throughout the day, and above all to a super-active entertainment team, you’ll never be bored during your stay at L’Estuaire! Indeed, this Charente-Maritime campsite is an ode to fun and festivities. Take part in pool activities (aquagym, waterpolo tournaments…), midday and evening aperitif-quizzes, pétanque tournaments, fancy dress parties…

Whether you’re planning a trip with family or friends, there’s something for everyone. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, meet new people and, above all, create unforgettable memories.

10. O la Palmyre

Camping Côté O La Palmyre

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  • Destination: La Palmyre
  • Budget: €€€
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s plus: its kids’ club

Nestled in the heart of the Poitou-Charente region, in the pretty seaside town of La Palmyre, this Charente-Maritime campsite will welcome you and your loved ones on your next summer vacation. Here, you’ll find everything you’re looking for. You’ll find mini-markets, restaurants, a bar and laundry facilities, as well as access to fridges.

Entertainment is both discreet and regular. If you’d like to get together with your other half, you can leave your little ones in the popular kids’ club and take a romantic stroll around town.

11. Camping Le Beaulieu

Le Beaulieu

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  • Destination: Puilboreau
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s plus: its spa area

If you’re looking for a family vacation that combines activities, discovery and relaxation, then Le Beaulieu is the place for you. As at most other campsites in Charente-Maritime, you’ll find outdoor pools, activities of all kinds, a bar and a restaurant.

But the charm of this campsite doesn’t stop there! In fact, a spa and massage area has been set up for the pleasure of older guests. You’ll enjoy a sauna, a steam room, a Jacuzzi and a professional massage center. You’ll leave with your muscles and mind relaxed, so you can enjoy your time with the family that little bit more.

12. Campiotel des Dunes

Meilleurs campings Charente Maritime : Camping Campiotel des Dunes

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  • Destination: Ars en Ré
  • Budget: €€€€
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s plus: breakfast

Do you know what a campiotel is? As you may have guessed, it’s a contraction of the words camping and hotel. Ultimately, this type of establishment allows travelers to camp out, or stay in bungalows, while enjoying the services of the best hotels. At campiotel des Dunes, you’ll enjoy breakfast, half-board service and attentive staff, all in an atmosphere worthy of the best campsites in Charente-Maritime.

Table tennis, billiards and an outdoor swimming pool are on offer, as well as many other activities. As a result, your children will enjoy a lively atmosphere, while you’ll enjoy maximum comfort.

13. Camping La Pinède

La Pinède

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  • Destination: La Palmyre
  • Budget: €€€
  • Stars: ★★★★
  • The campsite’s plus: its spa area

For the final campsite in our selection of the best campsites in Charente-Maritime, we’re once again taking you to La Palmyre! For a start, its proximity to the sea (less than 5 km, accessible on foot) is one of La Pinède’s strong points. What’s more, the establishment offers access to a spa featuring a sauna, hammam and jacuzzi, as well as numerous activities for the whole family.

A playground and soccer and basketball fields are available for your children to enjoy themselves and meet new people. A kids’ club, paddling pool and waterslide also welcome young visitors, leaving you plenty of time to enjoy some one-on-one time with your other half.