Safari Tent 2 Persons
- Sleeps 6 (max 6 adults, 1 children)
- Cooking facilities
- Beds Provided
- Bed Linen Provided
- Towels Provided
- In room Wifi
Hikers and cyclists will enjoy the shaded location of this spacious safari tent in the mountainous Drome area of Southern France.
- A furnished safari tent with proper beds and linen provided
- A covered outdoor kitchen with terrace for al fresco eating
- One of 10 safari tents on a large site with plenty of facilities including a pool
The Owner Says
Tie back the canvas curtain to reveal a beautiful vista of dappled sunlight streaming through the trees as you sit back and relax on your open veranda. These luxury Safari Tents are beautifully decked out, with comfortable beds (all bedding and towels provided) and spacious living areas. The outdoor kitchen is ideal for cooking and entertaining alike with a gas hob and a fridge. Water points are all close by. Shower facilities are all a short stroll away.
You can drift off in the canvas hammock or sit back and watch the trees and enjoy the tranquility and calm of this wonderful 'big wood' of Le Grand Bois campsite.
As the name suggests 'Le Grand Bois' is set amongst a peaceful haven of beautiful trees 650 meters above sea level, creating a quiet and relaxing retreat away from the hustle and bustle of city life, surrounded by stunning views of the rugged mountains of the Drome region. Known as the pre-Alps, it is set between Dieulefit and Bourdeaux to the East of Montélimar.
This little corner of paradise has plenty to offer whilst maintaining the 'rural' feel. A sunny pool complete with sun loungers and a baby pool will keep both little ones and adults happy, whilst the more active can enjoy some cycling in this majestic landscape and take on some of the famous Tour de France stages. Rafting and canoeing are also great to try out in this pictureque setting.
A bread service is offered on site (order before 6pm), as well as a small bar and terrace serving "plats du jour" and ice cold drinks and beers as well as hot coffees and teas The restaurant overlooks the pool area and woodland.
There are good shower block facilities as well as a laundry area. Gas BBQ's are permitted but no open fires due to the fire risk. On site there is a small shop selling organic basics, but the nearest shops are in the surrounding villages of Dieulefit and Bourdeaux, which also boast local cafés and weekly markets.
Le Grand Bois is a beautifully set up campsite which will enchant happy campers and families alike.
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Features & FacilitiesMost pitches located in the woods are in a natural setting and offer plenty of shade and privacy, with a few spots out in the sun if that's what you're after. Safari tents feature proper beds (bedding provided) individual curtained rooms, a large living area and an outdoor kitchen area with gas hobs and fridge. Water points are all close by and good shower facilities, toilets and a laundry room are all a short stroll away. Swimming pool and smaller toddlers pool, playground, volleyball, wi-fi, fresh bread service (order before 6pm). Bar (4pm–10pm) serving light bites and hot and cold drinks. Gas BBQs permitted but no campfires.
ActivitiesKeen mountain cyclists can take on the challenge of Mont Ventoux and the Vercors, infamous climbs from the Tour de France – there's bike storage on site – while hiking is probably the most popular activity in the area. In the local village of Bourdeaux there is a tourist office (0033 4 7553 3590), which is always a good place to start.
Food & DrinkTable d’hôte dinners, pizzas and breakfasts are all available making use of the small on-site bar (open 4pm–10pm). Stuffed ravioli is the local speciality. Auberge de l’Estang (0033 4 7576 0570) in Saoû is a good place to start or head to the local village of Bourdeaux for a few options; there's Bar Restaurant du Centre (0033 4 7553 3582), unsurprisingly located in the middle of town, and cute little Restaurant Le Goustarou (0033 4 7553 3079). There's also a mini Casino Supermarket (0033 4 7553 3132) for groceries and a weekly market in Dieulefit on Fridays.
From A7 take exit 18 to Montélimar Sud and follow D540 to Dieulefit, then Bourdeaux. Follow signs Vers Pascalin and Le Grand Bois on the D233. The campsite is at 250 metres on the D233. TGV Valence or Montelimar, Train to Montelimar or Crest, bus to Dieulefit . Flights to Marseille, Avignon, Lyon or Grenoble than continue by public transport or hire a car