Sweet Wood & Canvas Tent

Europe France Poitou-Charentes Charente-Maritime Huttopia Oleron Les Pins

  • Sleeps 5 (max 5 adults, 4 children)
  • Electricity
  • Cooking facilities
  • Beds Provided
  • Private Bathroom

  • Bed Linen Not Included
Wake up to sea air and the smell of pine trees with a stay in this safari tent with a large terrace on France's Oléron Island.
  • A large tent with two separate bedrooms, beds provided (linen an optional extra)
  • Self-contained glamping with a fully-equipped kitchenette, shower and toilet
  • Pitched on a large site with a wealth of facilities just a kilometre from the nearest sandy beach

The Owner Says

After a wonderful day out exploring, come back to the campsite and make the most of the quality services to relax and have fun: the beautiful pool with its large wooden terrace overlooking the site, the snack wagon to enjoy a drink, the lounge area to relax together, and games and sports activities for you to have fun…

With a living area that opens onto a large wooden terrace, the Sweet Wood & Canvas Tent offers all the necessary comfort for camping and a layout that has been designed to ensure you have great holidays.

These tents include an indoor living/dining area, with a fully kitted out kitchenette complete with hot plates and plenty of crockery and utensils.
Sleeping quarters are: one double bedroom, and a second bedroom with a single bed and bunk bed. So you can enjoy the wonders of camping with the comfort of real beds! Please bring your own bedding or hire these as an additional extra.
No need to wait for showers in the morning as you have your own washroom too! With a shower, washbasin and a toilet.
The large wooden terrace with its awning is the perfect setting for al fresco dining any time of the day! You even have your own PrimaGrill barbecue to use at your own leisure!
Order your bread and pastries the night before, so you can wake up to freshly baked bread and breakfast treats, delivered by the local bakery – the perfect way to start your day!
During the key summer months (July and August) the campsite hosts a Kids Club with a range of fun, discovery, and manual activities organised for the children.
There is plenty do on site with a heated swimming pool (Open from April 30th - September 14th) so you can make the most of the sunshine. You can kick back and relax on a deck chair or parasol on the large wooden terrace.
The volley ball court, table tennis, pétanque and tennis courts will keep everyone entertained. There is also a small playground for smaller children.
For the lovers of the outdoors you can hire bikes at reception to set out and explore the island of Oléron by taking the cycle path that goes past the campsite, or you can explore the nearby beaches that can be reached through the national forest of St Trojan : Petite Plage beach is just 1 km from the campsite and Gatseau beach is 1.5 km away.
Get together on the terrace of the snack wagon for cold drinks or to share a homemade pizza together on a warm summer evening - There is also free wifi here!
If you visit reception during your stay you can take some brochures to give you all the information you need about the surrounding area, hiking and nature activities.
If you have forgotten any supplies or just need that quick chocolate fix, pop to the grocery corner !

Features & Facilities

There's a heated swimming pool and paddling pool and surrounding wooden decking with a snack bar and pizza restaurant during peak season. A central lodge with internet and free Wi-Fi, a playground, boules pitch, table tennis, table football, volley ball court and indoor board games. 'Camper's corner' shop for any essentials you've forgotten, a library corner and tourist information in reception. Bikes available for hire. Activities for children throughout school holidays.

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Activities

The campsite has partnered up with an environmentally-friendly shellfish gathering company that lead groups out picking on the local beaches. Tours of the fish auction and a seaweed tasting discovery session are also available. The local beaches – Petite Plage and Gatseau Plage – are both within easy cycling range and are relatively well sign posted from the campsite. It's a nice route through the forest too – far nicer than driving. Be aware of strong currents around Gatseau Plage when swimming in summer.

Food & Drink

The snack wagon on site serves excellent homemade pizzas, along with a host of other snacks and drinks best enjoyed out on the terrace. It's only open over the May public holidays and through July and August. Outside of those times there are still plenty of great eateries in the nearby harbour towns – the best spots to go for fresh seafood.
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Location

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Getting There

By car: From Bordeaux: take the A10 motorway, then take exit 25 in Saintes, towards Ile d’Oléron.Take the road to St Trojan-les-bains then follow the signs for Huttopia
• From Nantes: take the A83, then take the exit for La Rochelle, and follow signs for Marans / La Rochelle / Rochefort / Ile d’Oléron. Take the road to St-Trojan-les-bains then follow the signs for Huttopia
• From Paris: take the A10 motorway, then take the exit for La Rochelle / Rochefort, and follow signs for Surgères / Rochefort / Ile d’Oléron. Take the road to St-Trojan-les-bains and follow signs for Huttopia.

La Rochelle TGV train station (70km)
Nearest airport: Clermont Ferrand Auvergne (10km)