Les Grosses Pierres, the pearl of the island of Oléron
The campsite Les Grosses Pierres in Saint Georges d'Oléron, in the Charente Maritime, is just a stone's throw from the beach of les Bonnes. A member of the Vagues Océanes group, this 5-star establishment is one of the most beautiful outdoor holiday resorts on the Ile d’Oléron island...
A top-of-the-range campsite
Les Grosses Pierres, on the west coast of the island of Oléron, and only 900 metres from a beautiful sandy beach facing the Atlantic, is a high-end campsite, and its resort and leisure facilities live up to its reputation.
This 5-star establishment, located in the heart of a wooded property of several acres, features many camping pitches to accommodate tourists. The proximity to the beach of les Bonnes and the bordering dunes explain why some of these pitches are covered with sand, but the vast majority remains lawned and shaded. With a surface ranging from 80 to 100 m², these pitches can accommodate a tent, a caravan or even a camper.
The tourists looking for more comfort than these simple pitches, can choose among the many rentals of the campsite. The offer is composed of well equipped, clean and comfortable chalets and mobile homes.
In the most high-end accommodation range of this outdoor establishment in Saint Georges d'Oléron, there are mobile homes in the “Villa” range, offering many advantages to holidaymakers. New for 2019, they have four separate bedrooms and two fully equipped
For an unforgettable holiday
The water park of Les Grosses Pierres campsite is undoubtedly the liveliest place in the grounds. With its huge heated outdoor swimming pool, heated indoor pool, water slides with their landing pool, the children’s paddling pool, the whirlpools, the water garden and huge sunbathing area, there is no doubt that this facility contributes to making your holiday in Oléron unforgettable!
For those who prefer salted water, a free shuttle drives seven days a week during the season to the beach of les Bonnes, at just 900 metres from the campsite. This shuttle also takes guests to La Cotinière and Boyardville and to the different markets of the island.
If the shuttle offers the possibility to refuel outside the campsite, it has nevertheless its own supermarket, a grocery store for the first necessities, open off season, and a fresh bread service. You can also take advantage of a restaurant, a takeaway service and a bar with a giant screen in a separate room and a soundproof entertainment room. You should also note that by the bar there is a free Wi-Fi area offering free Internet access for one hour per day.
Amongst the other facilities on the campsite, we mention the hair salon, the beauty salon, a multisports ground, a mini-golf course, a children’s games room, a pétanque court, table tennis tables, a gym and body-building area, a playground and many other surprises you are yet to discover right on-site!
In Saint Georges d’Oléron
A stay on the Les Grosses Pierres campsite is the opportunity to enjoy the many attractions and advantages of the island of Oléron. Nicknamed the “Lumineuse” (“Illuminated”) due to its micro climate guaranteeing a high amount of sunshine throughout the year, the island takes advantage of this state of affairs to attract tourists on to its fine sandy, sometimes wild, beaches. These are sometimes used by beach clubs, sailing schools or other water sports centres...
However, inland the island also saves a few surprises for the curious who venture on to the many cycle paths and footpaths that cross right through Oléron. There's nothing better than a walking, cycling or horse riding tour to discover all the contours of the island and to admire all its beauty.
Although the reputation of Oléron derives largely from its oysters and its salt marshes, this island in front of the Charente Maritime and connected to the mainland by a bridge, boasts above all an important historical heritage, and the residents of the campsite Les Grosses Pierres will not miss the chance to visit these sites. The Citadel of Château d'Oléron and the adjoining walled city is definitely the best example of this.
Finally, from the campsite you can easily reach the mainland and the tourist attractions of the Department: La Rochelle, the Zoo de la Palmyre zoo, Fort Boyard fort, the Arsenal de Rochefort (naval base and dockyard) and other attractions...