Saintes Maries de la Mer is a French commune located in the Bouches-du-Rhône, it is the capital of the Camargue and has the particularity of being the second largest city in France, just after Arles. It is a city that has a lot of charm, between its alleys and ramparts you should enjoy your stay in this city. Despite its low population density (less than ten inhabitants per square kilometre for about 2600 inhabitants), it is an extremely popular place for tourists travelling to the Camargue.
During your camping stay in Saintes Maries de la Mer, the main occupation will of course be to discover the Camargue and its culture! The Camargue is a territory located between the arms of the Rhône delta and is the largest marshy area in Europe. You will be able to discover a large number of animal and plant species. The main emblems of the Camargue are of course its wild horses and bulls. Your days will be punctuated by horse rides at the stables of the Auberge Cavaliere du Pont des Bannes, the arenas of Saintes Maries de la Mer but especially the arenas of Nîmes, or tastings of local dishes (including the bull). Depending on the period when you come to Saintes Maries de la Mer, you can observe more than 120,000 birds taking refuge in the Camargue regional nature park and in the Pont-de-Gau ornithological park. It is the largest migratory gathering in France, ahead of that of the Arcachon Basin! In the Camargue National Nature Reserve, the show is worth a look. In the surroundings, you will find the Etang de Vaccarès and the ferryboat of Sauvage linking the banks of the Petit Rhône. On the coast, there are also no less than 4 beaches: Arena Beach, White Horsehair Beach, East Beach, and Beauduc Beach. Finally, you can visit the Phare de la Gacholle, the Church of the Saintes-Maries, the Baroncelli Museum, and the Wax Museum! The original Petit Train Camarguais is also waiting for you for a ride! On a cultural level, there are many Camargue bull farms where you can admire the work of the breeders. The latter, on horseback, will select the best bulls for the arenas and will also make the ferrades on the young bulls. We look forward to seeing you at our campsite near Saintes Maries de la Mer for an extraordinary adventure!
The best campsite in the municipality of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is none other than Le Clos du Rhône. This address is well known to those who are used to luxury camping holidays. Indeed, this campsite has four stars. It has top-of-the-range facilities and pleasant staff able to satisfy the needs of each client.
Spread over an area of 7.3 hectares, the campsite also has a wooded area and a beautiful beach by the Mediterranean Sea. It represents a true haven of peace and a complete holiday destination for all nature lovers and water sports enthusiasts.
Although the site is located on the edge of a turquoise blue sea, holidaymakers who stay there can also enjoy a water park inside the campsite. They have at their disposal swimming pools and pools with paddling pools and slides, ideal for a simple swim or for family fun.
During the summer holidays, animators organize games, contests and various recreational activities in the pools or on the edges of the pools. If you don't want to participate in these games, you can take a step back and isolate yourself on the deckchairs.
To better enjoy your stay in the countryside and by the sea, you can rent a mobile home at the Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer campsite, which allows holidaymakers to be in the heart of nature. This allows them to enjoy the softness of the air and the breezes from the sea. There are luxurious and comfortable mobile homes with all the elements and equipment used on a daily basis. The tenants who can stay in a group (4 to 6 people in general) and can use everything they find in the mobile home.
Camping Le Clos du Rhône is a four-star campsite that is among the best in the municipality of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer. It is one of the places from where you can admire the beauty of this territory in all its splendour. Indeed, it can be an interesting starting point to visit all the surrounding tourist sites. From the campsite, you can also quickly access one of the best seaside spots in the area. You can also go hiking, visit historical monuments, or access the city centre in a few minutes.