What are the different types of campsite accommodation?

Rejuvenating surroundings, comfortable accommodation, fun activities, entertaining entertainment, leisure facilities, proximity to places of interest... Campsites offer all the ingredients you need for a successful holiday. In France, campsites offer an ever-increasing variety of tourist accommodation.

Bare pitches for purists

Bare pitches at campsites are ideal for green tourism. A pitch is a type of area set aside for pitching a tent or parking a caravan or camper van. In France, unauthorised camping is prohibited, so pitches are very much in demand.

Tents are ideal for holidays close to nature, in a calm, green setting. If you like nomadic tourism in a caravan or motorhome, hiring a pitch is ideal for stopping off in a town or village close to the region's must-see sites.

The campsite pitches are spacious (60 to 80 m²) and can accommodate up to 6 people. The pitches are equipped with an 8 A electrical connection. Freecamp" packages are available, giving you the use of a kitchen and individual sanitary facilities in addition to the pitch.

Mobile homes for those who love comfort and conviviality

The mobile home is a type of holiday accommodation that offers the functionality of a house and the comfort of a hotel residence. It's a great way to spend a holiday in the great outdoors, without skimping on comfort. In France, mobile homes are a great way to save on holiday costs, thanks to their very affordable prices.

Each mobile home has 2 to 4 bedrooms and sleeps up to 8 people. Each has a TV, heating, air conditioning, hot water, a well-equipped kitchen, a covered, furnished terrace, a bathroom and toilet.

Here's what differentiates each level of comfort in the mobile home accommodation offered by the campsite:

  • Standard mobile home: standard equipment as above.
  • Comfort mobile home: additional equipment.
  • Premium mobile home: larger terrace and extra facilities such as a dishwasher in addition to the bed linen and towels provided.
  • Mobil-home PMR: rental with access for people with reduced mobility or disabilities.

Chalets and cottages for a cosy stay

Chalets and cottages, these comfortable wooden accommodations, are very popular in French tourism. That's why they're included in the rental packages offered by campsites.

This type of holiday accommodation has at least one bedroom for a romantic getaway in a beautiful destination in France. The most spacious have 3 bedrooms for up to 6 people. Each property is heated and air-conditioned, with a fully equipped kitchen, bathroom with toilet and furnished terrace.

To add a touch of warmth and cosiness to your holiday, here's the chalet and cottage accommodation you'll find at the campsite:

  • Standard chalet: equipped with all the essentials, including TV and fridge/freezer.
  • Cottage Confort: separate wc from the bathroom and integrated terrace.
  • Premium cottage: separate wc from the bathroom, large integrated terrace and additional facilities, including dishwasher.

Unusual accommodation for a unique experience

If you're looking for a holiday you've never experienced before, then you should opt for unusual accommodation. Generally speaking, you're most likely to find this type of accommodation in an open-air campsite or hotel in France.

Campsites compete in ingenuity to offer holidaymakers unusual accommodation. The most classic are teepees, yurts, caravans, fishermen's huts, etc.

The lodge tent and the coco-sweet stand out for their originality. They combine canvas and wood to offer accommodation halfway between the lightness of a tent and the comfort of a mobile home. This type of accommodation has no sanitary facilities, so tenants use the sanitary facilities at the Hérault campsite.

  • Coco-sweet : 2 bedrooms, TV, terraces with awning, equipped kitchen, up to 4 people.
  • Tent-lodge : 2 bedrooms, TV, large terrace, equipped kitchen and water point (sink) + 1 hammock, up to 5 people.
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