Les Jardins de Privas - a 4 star campsite in the Ardèche
In the heart of the Ardèche, the Les Jardins de Privas campsite is the perfect holiday resort for nature lovers. A member of the Sandaya group, this 4 star establishment has direct access to the Ouvèze river, includes a heated water park and gourmet restaurant, offering a multitude of activities for all ages. It is the perfect location to meet all your relaxation and leisure needs! Furthermore, being close to the region’s most popular tourist attractions, such as the Monts d'Ardèche natural regional park and the Ardèche gorges, makes this establishment indispensable for those wishing to discover this magnificent region.
The perfect campsite for exploring the Ardèche Buissonnière area!
Two kilometres from the town centre of Privas, this campsite has all the attractions for a successful stay in the Ardèche. It offers you a 100% relaxing stay in the heart of greenery, on a campsite of nearly 6 hectares. The unique location by the Ouvèze river is perfect for a refreshing swim or for time reading, comfortably settled on the riverbank. Those keen on fishing will be delighted to be able to try the fish, just a few metres from the campsite. The close proximity to the river enables you to recharge your batteries in exceptional natural surroundings, whilst enjoying leading facilities and services.
This Ardèche campsite offers various accommodation solutions, including lodge tents, timber cabins and vintage gypsy caravans. These holiday rentals offer a degree of comfort, whilst enabling you to make the most of the delights of outdoor camping. For those who prefer an even more comfortable stay, the Privilège range offers accommodation equipped with all modern conveniences, such as a television, dishwasher, plancha, air conditioning and more. Lastly, for traditional camping lovers, all pitches are spacious and shaded.
Open every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., the campsite’s water park is the perfect location to cool down and have fun! With its indoor heated swimming pool, holidaymakers can make the most of the benefits of water from April to September, whatever the weather. The indoor pool, with a perfect temperature of 27°C, provides enough space for family water games and even aquaerobics sessions. Outdoors, children can have fun in a large heated paddling pool with numerous water games, whilst older ones will enjoy the dual multi-slide. Moreover, a swimming pool completes the complex.
Leading facilities and services
Make the most of a wellness interlude in an area given over to relaxation. Open every day from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., this area offers you the chance to recharge your batteries and unwind, thanks to various activities. You’re be able to treat yourself to a sauna session in the cabin, which can accommodate up to 4 people. Professional external partners are also on hand, to offer you relaxing massages and various body treatments.
For lovers of great cuisine, the restaurant on the Les Jardins de Privas campsite is a convivial location, where you’re able to make the most of gourmet and varied recipes with the focus on regional produce. Open 7 days a week all through the season, the restaurant offers an original concept of marble stone grill tables, for sharing delicious pierrade dishes of meat or fish with seasonal vegetables. Just as superb, home-made pizzas are also available to take away. A complete snack menu enables you to have a delicious meal at any time of the day.
On this establishment kids rule! The children’s club offers a multitude of play and sports activities for their greatest pleasure. In the high season, activity leaders accommodate your children aged 6 years and upwards for craft, play and sports activities. The very young aged 3 to 6 are also welcome for some activities appropriate to their age. The start of the evening is given over to children, with mini-discos and wild dance sessions! Children can also make the most of all the facilities to have fun throughout the entire day, notably with a football pitch, play area, trampoline, bouncy castle, multi-sports ground, pétanque court and ping-pong table.
During the summer, holidaymakers can take part in free entertainment every day such as aquaerobics sessions and water polo tournaments in the swimming pool, local produce tasting workshops and lively evenings. The campsite concierge service is available to help you plan your stay and answer all your questions.
The wonders of the Ardèche are on offer to you
The old town of Privas, the capital of the Ardèche, can be reached on foot from the campsite. Feel free to walk through the meandering alleyways for a stroll and discover its treasures. At the gateway to the old town is the Tour Diane de Poitiers tower, a medieval building offering a breathtaking view over the town and surrounding area. On Wednesday morning, the Privas market is a must-see! It abounds in local and traditional produce and products which delight gourmets and the curious. Don’t miss the chance to sample the area’s speciality, the renowned marron glacé (candied chestnuts).
A must-see during your stay on the Jardins de Privas campsite, Vallon Pont d'Arc is around 30 kilometres away. The perfect starting point for going down the famous Ardèche gorges by canoe, an unmissable experience! The scenery is spectacular and the rapids provide a real shot of adrenaline.
For a family trip out, head for the Safari de Peaugres zoo, located an hour's drive away from the campsite. In an 80-hectare park, you’ll be able to admire more than 1,000 animals from 120 different species on foot or by car, during a unique safari. Lions, tigers, giraffes, zebras, bears and wolves will delight young and old alike. For the more adventurous, the park offers a unique night experience to meet lions and bears. You’ll also be able to catch animal shows, for a day rich in discoveries and emotions.