Petit Bec, a campsite by the water in Saint Hilaire de Riez
A Member of the Clicochic group, the Petit Bec campsite offers you the most idyllic holiday surroundings, by the beach on the Vendée coast. In the seaside town of Saint Hilaire de Riez, it is situated between the Pays des Monts National Forest in Saint Jean de Monts, and the Atlantic Ocean. A six-hectare campsite of peace and wellness, at the ocean’s edge, simply awaits you!
A campsite with direct beach access in Saint Hilaire de Riez
Petit Bec enjoys a truly ideal setting, for an unforgettable holiday. By the sea, it occupies grounds laid out right in the middle of the dunes, just a stone’s throw from a superb sandy beach and near the centre of Saint Hilaire de Riez, the most dynamic of seaside resorts in the Vendée region.
This campsite on the Côte de Lumière (Vendée coast) has the distinctive feature of offering delightful little white cottages with blue shutters for hire, designed to accommodate up to 4 persons. These small villas are fully equipped, having a private terrace. Holidaymakers who wish to can also stay in the “Kalliope Top Presta”, luxurious and comfortable cottages, which have a television, dishwasher, air conditioning, access to the campsite’s Wi-Fi network and terrace on stilts…Petit Bec also offers other accommodation to meet all your wants and needs!
As for swimming, this establishment has a delightful water park consisting of a large heated swimming pool and several water slides including a Twister, a genuine thrill-seeker ride! For those who prefer the rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean, they will find delight at the end of a short footpath. This is because the campsite enjoys direct access to the vast Plage des Becs beach...
A perfect family holiday resort in the Vendée
Petit Bec is an entirely pedestrianized campsite. which allows children to rove around everywhere in the campsite grounds, with complete freedom and perfectly safely. In July and August, the “Clapou” club accommodates those aged 4 to 10 from Monday to Friday, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. for creative workshops and sports events. Those aged 11 to 17 get together with the site’s activity leaders, at least once a week. They are on-site throughout the summer offering convivial activities in the day time and surprises and dances in the evening, intended for all holidaymakers.
On-site, Petit Bec has several pétanque courts, an outdoor play area, inflatable play facilities and ping-pong tables. Nearby, you can indulge in a multitude of play and sports activities: horse riding, fishing, a ropes course, tennis, golf, hiking and cycling... In the Vendée, there are more than 1,000 kilometres of cycle trails amongst the ocean, beaches, dunes, forests and marshes.
For something to eat, on the campsite there is even a snack bar and various services, such as a grocery, laundry and bicycle hire service. Wi-Fi is available for free at the bar and at reception. Small animals are welcome, upon payment of a supplement, fully vaccinated and kept on a lead.
Discover the delights of the Côte de Lumière
To discover the Côte de Lumière (Vendée coast) and more broadly the treasures of the Vendée, don’t delay in starting with the “vélorail” experience, an out-of-the-ordinary trip along an old railway line on a rail bike (known locally as a Rosalie Ferroviaire). Seven kilometres of walks as a family or with friends through the countryside, in the Pays de Saint Gilles Croix de Vie (the region including Saint Gilles Croix de Vie) await you.
For lovers of old buildings, the visit to the Château de Commequiers castle is a must! This is a medieval castle, whose eight towers linked together (by curtain walls) give this stronghold an octagonal shape. Those keen on history and impressive shows can set foot in the Puy du Fou historical theme park, several times voted the best theme park in the world!
Lastly your stay in the Vendée is the opportunity to visit the sublime Yeu and Noirmoutier islands. The diversity of their landscapes, the wealth of flora, beaches surrounded by rocks or naturally formed against dunes, provide a complete change of scenery. Enjoy a few oysters or Moules de Bouchot (mussels harvested on stakes) and make the most of your trip to the island dubbed the Ile aux Mimosas