Les Tamaris, a dream campsite club in Le Barcarès
A member of the MS Vacances group, the Les Tamaris campsite club has benefited from a major face-lift in 2017. It has now become one of the most beautiful campsites in Le Barcarès and one of the reference points for camping and caravanning in the Pyrénées Orientales (Eastern Pyrenees). With its superb aquatic park and its comfortable accommodation this campsite, rated 4-star, appeals to both families and friends.
An ideal setting just a stone’s throw from the seaside
Located to the south of the famous seaside resort of Le Barcarès, in the Pyrénées Orientales, the Les Tamaris campsite club accommodates holidaymakers in the heart of a green campsite, which is in bloom and barely two kilometres from the seaside. The long beach of Le Barcarès, as well as the Étang de Leucate (a lake formed by glaciation), where it is possible to do a multitude of nautical activities, is not far from here.
Although the setting is delightful and the location optimal, this luxury campsite in the Pyrénées Orientales saves other surprises for its holidaymakers within its 12-hectare grounds. Amongst the latter are 448 spacious plots, each marked out from the others by hedgerows and planted with numerous trees.
The majority of these parcels are now occupied by modern and comfortable holiday-hire accommodation. A large portion of the mobile homes are new for 2018 and now offer their occupants all of the required qualities to both feel good and rest during their stay at Le Barcarès.
The Les Tamaris club has mobile homes which are amongst the most luxurious in the camping market. For example, they are equipped with air conditioning and a dishwasher!
Leading facilities for an active holiday
Although, from the 2017 season onwards, the hire offer has been able to gain by a significant rejuvenation, this campsite’s move upmarket has also been achieved by the installation of new leisure facilities, starting with four new water slides.
The first two start at a height of 5.50 metres above the ground, whilst the other two start at an amazing 11 metres above the ground! These four water slides comprise two “Aquatubes” of 60 and 65 metres in length, a “Compact Slide”, which is 45 metres long as well as a “Wave” Slide, a slide for use with an inflatable ring offering the maximum in sensations for thrill-seekers.
These water slides are in addition to the already magnificent aquatic park at Les Tamaris. With pools extending over an area of more than 500 m², the aquatic park enables all campsite holidaymakers to make the most of aquatic delights, from April to September (note that the water is heated here from mid-May). It is made up of a large underwater beach, anatomical benches, a counter-current river, a whirlpool bath, several islands and bridges made of wood. There is also a large solarium equipped with sunbeds so as to be able to best take advantage of the sunshine which generously soaks the region. Since 2019, this water complex has been extended with the addition of an indoor area of 250 m² and a children’s water garden. The indoor area is home to a swimming pool as well as a paddling pool with a mini-water slide, a water snake, a tree with pouring buckets and mushroom sprinklers. At the same time, the water garden extending over 300 m² outdoors, enables the very young to discover the joys of water thanks to numerous water play facilities.
Entertainment and activities organised throughout the season
Sports lovers are not outdone since the Les Tamaris camping club has thought to offer them the possibility of taking advantage of a free gym, a multi-sports ground, a pétanque ground and table-tennis tables.
As regards services, this outdoor establishment in the Pyrénées Orientales features a restaurant, a snack bar, a bar, a sweet treats area, a grocery with an area selling fresh bread and sweet breads and buns, such as brioches, croissants and pains au chocolat. There is also a launderette, a shop selling beach items, a hairdressing salon, Wi-Fi network coverage across the entire site and other facilities. Since 2019, the relaxation space has welcomed holidaymakers wishing to feel good. There is a sauna as well as a hammam here.
Throughout the period that the campsite is open, holidaymakers can take advantage of activities and entertainment organised by the Les Tamaris team. The team is present on-site between 10 a.m. to midnight and its main goal is to entertain holidaymakers with recreational, sports and creative activities throughout the entire day. In the evening, this dynamic and cheerful team are also here to participate in shows and evening entertainment on the campsite.
Lastly, two play areas with a bouncy castle await young children. The latter can moreover meet at the Les Tamaris children’s club, where they will be able, depending upon their age, to participate in stimulating activities and sports, creative, recreational and other pursuits. In July and August, a teenagers’ club is also open to those aged 14 to 17. They can then have fun, thanks to a programme adapted to what they feel like doing on any given day...