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Camping le Ruisseau, Pyrenees Atlantiques

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Open dates:Mid May until mid September
Nearest ferry ports: Bilbao 100 miles, Cherbourg 534 miles, Calais 673 miles
Nearest airports: Biarritz 5 miles

Campsite le Ruisseau is a well-equipped 5* family-run site in the Basque country at the heart of the Pyrénées, and well located for exploring the region’s beaches. Emplacements are set in shady oakland and the site boasts its own lake, which is ideal for a quiet spot of carp fishing, swimming, why.

The fantastic pool complex incorporates water slides, a jacuzzi, sauna and an expansive sun terrace. There’s plenty to occupy sports fans with tennis courts and bike hire while young children will love the excellent play area and trampolines. Evening entertainment is laid on during the height of the summer in the popular lively bar and on the terrace. The site lies close to a motorway but traffic noise is minimal.

Beach near Camping le RuisseauRound and about Camping le Ruisseau

Le Ruisseau is around a mile from the 12th Century Basque town of Bidart which has dazzling white-washed buildings, good beaches and rocky coves. Both Bidart and Biarritz (2mls) offer many facilities including bars and restaurants. The nearest beach is 'Centre Plage', a five minute drive away. The beach is sandy and has big rolling waves making it perfect for body surfing and surfing.

NB The West Coast of France, and particularly most southerly part is considered to have some of the best surfing in Europe. 5 metre rollers are not uncommon!

For surfing enthusiasts, stylish Biarritz is a world famous haven and is also home to a superb zoo. The seaside resort and fishing port of St Jean de Luz (2mls) is also good for watersports and hosts confetti fights and many festivals during the summer months.

Pool complex at Camping le RuisseauActivities & entertainment at Camping le Ruisseau

Children's playground, Games room, Satellite TV, Tennis, Mini golf, Football, Basketball, Fishing
Table tennis, Multi sports area, Pool tables, Bicycle hire, Massages, Gym,
Entertainment including discos, bingo and karaoke (high season only)

Pool Complex

Swimming pool, Large heated lagoon-style swimming pool,  Covered pool (small fee payable),
Children's pool, Water slides (8 yrs +), Jacuzzi, Sauna,
- Nearest beach - 2 mls

Food & drink on site

Bar, Pizzeria, Restaurant, Takeaway, Shop


Baby bath, Baby room, Washing machines, WiFi available – additional charge payable, Bed linen and towel hire, Beach towel hire, Gas barbecue

Last update: 11.01.2018