What to do on a camping holiday in the South West of France


This is the region with the largest coastline facing the Atlantic Ocean, so it will be a real paradise for water sports enthusiasts who love surfing, windsurfing or kitesurfing! When you stay at a campsite in Aquitaine you’ll discover a region where a large number of different cultures coexist: Basques, Béarnais, Limousins, Languedociens and Gascons! This great variety of cultures makes Aquitaine so rich!

Discover the beauty of Aquitaine

If you decide to spend your holidays in Aquitaine in one of our many campsites (Pointe du Médoc, Col d'Ibardin), there will of course be plenty to do! Among the emblematic places of Aquitaine is of course the Dune du Pilat, the largest sand dune in Europe, which marks the end of an equally vast and extraordinary area: the Landes forest. The Landes Forest is the largest artificial forest in Europe and covers an area of 632,000 hectares. It is an ideal playground for all mountain biking, hiking and canoeing enthusiasts.

During your stay in Aquitaine, you will notice that the region has a large number of castles. The best-known are the Château des Milandes, the Château de Beynac and the Château d’Agonac. Also, coming to Aquitaine means giving yourself the opportunity to visit some of the most magnificent cities in the world! You can make a detour inland to Bordeaux, the main city of the region where the monuments and architecture of Bordeaux are alone worth a visit! Don't miss the Place de la Bourse when it is illuminated at night - a magical moment guaranteed!

You can also visit the many coastal cities. La Rochelle is waiting for you; visit the old town and also discover its famous tower. Offshore you can also take the opportunity to visit the famous Fort Boyard! Finally, remember to relax in the beautiful city of Biarritz, where you can watch surfers practising their sport while sipping one of the many local wines. Your camping stay in Aquitaine will certainly be unforgettable! We look forward to seeing you at our various campsites and hope you have a great time on the Atlantic Coast.

The most beautiful campsites in Aquitaine

The best campsites need to have several strengths. They are generally located in fabulous locations, have an exceptional layout and have the essential assets to stand out from the crowd and the competition.

With unusual accommodation, extraordinary mobile homes, swimming pools and water parks of all kinds, the Sunêlia group's campsites located in the Aquitaine region are among the best. Their geographical location also guarantees easy access to places of interest in the town where they are located.

Sunêlia offers two different solutions for holidaymakers who wish to spend their next holiday in Aquitaine: Camping Col d'Ibardin and Camping La Pointe du Médoc. Both these campsites have four stars and are among the most beautiful establishments in this part of France. Each of them will meet the expectations and desires of holidaymakers who want to visit the South West of France.

For more information on one of these campsites, simply specify the name of the department or region where the chosen campsite is located on this site.

Campsites with swimming pool in Aquitaine

You will find a water park in the heart of each of Sunêlia's campsites in Aquitaine, a campsite operator particularly renowned for its luxury holiday offers. This location allows tguests to enjoy a variety of water activities in a safe, well-equipped and comfortable environment.

At Camping La Pointe du Médoc, for example, travellers can have fun and play in the many pools that make up the aquatic complex. This Verdon-sur-Mer campsite has a vast outdoor heated swimming pool with slides and a paddling pool. There’s also a covered heated pool with a spa area. Young and old can therefore take advantage of this place to spend dream afternoons.

At Camping Col d'Ibardin in Urrugne, parents can let their children play in a small pool designed especially for them. The pool is shallow and has fun features that will delight the little ones.

Deckchairs are located at the edge of all the swimming pools of the Sunêlia group's campsites.

Renting a mobile home in Aquitaine

The choice of accommodation is always essential when planning a trip. Although there are people who go on a trip without knowing exactly where they are going to sleep, most people generally look for accommodation that suits their budget before they even pack their bags.

Among the various hosting solutions in vogue, there is the mobile home. This is ideal to get away from the monotony of hotel room rental during the holidays. It allows you to relax in friendly accommodation, with a rustic, unusual or modern aspect, which guarantees all the comfort necessary for a successful stay.

At Camping Le Col d'Ibardin, the accommodation is perfectly integrated into nature. It has all the essential equipment for the holidaymakers’ daily lives, and some are perfectly adapted to family holidays.

4-star campsites in Aquitaine

Sunêlia offers two four-star campsites in the Aquitaine region: Camping Col d’Ibardin and Camping La Pointe du Médoc. The first is a campsite located in the Basque countryside in Urrugne. Only 8 km from the Basque Country beaches, you can combine a holiday in nature with the seaside. With this Pyrenees campsite as your base, you can hike in the nearby mountains, surf in the Atlantic Ocean or take a dip in the campsite swimming pool.

Camping La Pointe du Médoc is located in the Gironde department. The entire site of this campsite measures 6.5 hectares and includes a wooded and flowery park where you can find mainly pines. This place is a haven of peace adorned with an aquatic complex, beautiful gardens and various facilities for holidaymakers.