Le Bois Dormant (http://www.siblu.com/camping-le-bois-dormant) is a fantastic place to head to in the sunny microclimate of the Vendée, on the west coast of France. A great 4* family campsite featuring a fully lifeguarded pool complex with two heated outdoor pools, paddling pool, spa bath, a bar and restaurant from which you can sip a lovely little coffee on the sun terrace. Don’t miss the waterslides too.
Beaches are on your doorstep such as the sands at St Jean de Monts - easily accessible by bike and here you can try your hand at watersports. But if you’re looking for activities on-park, we’ve always got a video games room, pool and French boules.
Families will be happily occupied day and night, with kids’ clubs for all ages, sports activities and family evening entertainment available. If you feel more like a chilled out evening, you can go back and relax in your contemporary mobile home or have a leisurely drink on your wooden terrace. For a change in scenery, walk over to Le Bois Masson opposite and make free use of the facilities. Or why not visit well-known tourist spots like the island paradise of Ile de Noirmoutier or historic Nantes nearby?
Check out some of the fab discounts (http://www.siblu.com/campsite-holidays/offers) available throughout the year for an affordable holiday at Le Bois Dormant. On top of our current market offers, save up to 10% off on longer holidays (http://www.siblu.com/campsite-holidays/offers/longstay) and 5% off your Brittany Ferries crossing too. (http://www.siblu.com/campsite-holidays/offers/brittany-ferries-offer)
If you are going to drive then here are the distances from the Channel Ports :
There are beaches galore to discover from Le Bois Dormant, such as Saint Jean de Monts, just a hop skip and jump away from the campsite. Saint Jean de Monts is a great spot for sun worshippers, boasting plenty of sunny days through the year and perfect for families as there aren’t big waves. Saint Gilles Croix de Vie beach just 8 miles away, is also a pretty little port town with quaint beaches, so a lovely spot for relaxation.
This island just off the Atlantic coast is a great place to hit for those looking for beaches surrounded by nature. There are great views of the ocean, numerous dunes, and during a countryside walk, you can visit the pretty natural reserves. Visitors can see the famous salt marshes for a taste of the fine fleur de sel, or try the island’s mussels and famous “bonnotte” potatoes.
For more salty flavours come to Guérande, famous in France for its fleur de sel. Here you can go on a tour of the flats and find out how this high quality salt is gathered. The salt here is a historic part of the region’s heritage and a great excuse for you to discover something different about the Vendée region.
Nantes is a vibrant city to visit and a fun day trip for the family. Must dos are the Castle of the Dukes of Brittany, a magnificent royal castle with a courtyard and museum; the Machines de l’Île, which allows visitors to take a ride on a mechanical elephant; and casual boat rides along the banks of the Edre.
This is one of the prettiest beaches in the area, offering fantastic views of the sparkling sea and great seafood from the restaurants lining the sandy coastline. A great place to visit, characterized by its bustling atmosphere and accessibility to the nearby town.