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La Garangeoire
Route De La Chapelle Hermier
Saint Julien Des Landes
Pays de la Loire   (Browse area)
85150   See Map
Tel: 0033 02 51 46 65 39
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Pitches: 357
Open: May 4 To September 23

Rating: Average Review Score: 9/10 from 44 Reviews
                9/10 from 44 Reviews

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Who's it for
 Adults Only   Club Members Only   Rallies Welcome   Naturist Site 
 Dogs Welcome   No Dogs Allowed   Groups Welcome   Motorbikers Welcome 
 Toilet Facilities   Hot Showers   Washing Up   Bathroom 
 Baby Changing Facilities   Laundry On Site   Drinking Water   Disabled Friendly 
 Chemical Disposal   Battery Charging   Gas Exchange   Recycling Facilities 
 Kitchen Facilities   Freezer Available    Motorhome Point   Fully Serviced Pitches 
 Shop On Site   Bar On Site   Restaurant On Site   Wifi Access 
 Kids Playground   TV Room   Games Room   Evening Entertainment 
 Fishing On Site   Wild Swimming   Indoor Pool   Outdoor Pool On Site 
 Horse Riding On Site   Cycle Hire On Site   Golf <5 miles   Tennis On Site 
 Beach <5 miles   Watersports   Boat Launch / Mooring 
Other Features
 Sea Views   Working Farm   Campfires Allowed   Open All Year 
 Waterside Location   Dog Walk   Public Transport <10 miles 

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Date of Visit: September 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Sharpe417 2 reviews from this member

What can I say that hasn't been said before, everything was excellent. The owners the staff the facilities and the really large pitches. Everyone goes out of their way to make sure you have a super holiday. One you won't forget

Date of Visit: June 2017 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Declang 5 reviews from this member

In June 2017 we stayed here for a week. We hadn't booked and as it turned out there was penty of space available. The welcome was very nice and an English guy showed us around the pitches available on a a golf buggy, which I thought was a nice touch.

We chose our pitch and he brought us back to reception where his colleague got us checked in. They still had our details on file from a previous visit, 9 years ago !

The pitch was nice, big, and grassy with minimum levelling needed, and some nice shade from the mature trees at the back. We had a pitch with a tap and a waste drain, although there was also a decent motorhome service point near the central shower block.

The pool is nice and although busy there were plenty of loungers available. The pool slides were good fun.

The small bar area was nice with nice friendly staff, with a small TV room off one end which showed the Formula 1 live, even though only 4 or 5 of us went to watch it ! There were only a few small tables outside the bar, so it wasn't easy to get to sit outside, with people sitting at the tables just to use the free wifi.

Shop was good and well stocked, with nice friendly staff

Take-Away was good, with very good chips and Pizza. We even got chips to go with our own BBQ some evenings.

We didn't use the restaurant, although it seemed to be popular.

A nice 'eco' initiative was the water system. For a deposit of 20 (or was it 10 ?) you get two 1L plastic bottles and a card liek a credit card size. Then you buy credit to put on the card. In a few places around teh site are the water 'machines' where you can fill your water bottles using your card. The water is micro-filtered and chilled. You have a choice of still or sparkling. It costs 0. 15 per litre. We used this system and we liked the water. We havent seen this idea anywhere else, but we all thought it was very clever.

There are both pedal boats and canoes availabel to use on the small lake and the first hour is free. You leave a deposit for the key to unlock your boat from the jetty. We were about 10 minutes over teh hour but were not charged the extra 5 Euro it should be.

Also on-site there is a 'lagoon' which is a small man-made beach where sand surrounds a very small 'lake'. The water is less than waist-deep. This was nice and not very busy when we went there a couple of times.

Location is a little inland from the coast, but it was only about 30 minutes drive to Les Sables D'Olonne and about the same to Saint Jean de Monts.

There is a signpost with the rule about no cycling after dusk, but people seem to ingore it and we saw quite a few kids cycling around in the dark, mostly without lights, and it was a bit dangerous.

Seems to be a popular place with English and Irish people as the majority of cars & campervans were UK or IRL plates.

All in all the site was very nice and we would go back in a flash.

Date of Visit: May 2017 Unit:  Touring Caravan Rating:
Reviewer: Andyorp 5 reviews from this member

This really is an excellent site. We stayed here for seven nights in early May. It was the first week of opening. First off, the welcome was excellent. The young lady who booked us in spoke very good english. She gave us a tour of the site in a golf buggy and told us to pick a pitch. The pitch itself was enormous. The largest we have ever stay on. The pitches were separated by large hedges. All the facilities were spotless. As it was out of season, use of pedal boats and tennis courts was free of charge. We ordered baguettes from the shop each morning. All the staff we encountered were very friendly. Despite it being early in the season all the facities were open. It had a restaurant on site although we never got around to using it. We had a very enjoyable tour of the estate by the owner. This lasted a couple of hours.

We quite liked the surrounding area. It was very neat and clean. There were a few shops in the local village with larger supermarkets 15 mins drive away.

Overall this really was a superb site. Probably the best we have stayed on in all our years of caravanning. And all for 18 euros a night (which included 16 amp hook up). This was tbe ACSI rate. Loved how you just pay for one night in advance and then pay the balance when you depart.

We would love to return to this site at some stage in the future.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Trailer Tent Rating:
Reviewer: Newodyssee 6 reviews from this member

This really is a superb site, and I cannot find fault with it. Firstly, from the moment you arrive you feel welcome and are offered a seat while you check in- having arrived at many sites tired after a long journey and stood in a queue this is much appreciated and highlights the emphasis on customer service. Staff are obviously treated well and enjoy their jobs- they always look happy and will go out of their way to ensure you are enjoying your stay and are happy with your pitch. The pitches are the largest we have stayed on, and each pitch is surrounded by hedges giving you privacy. The football training sessions every morning are a hit with my sons. Also, the free entertainment is superb in the evening, as are the daytime tournaments. Another highlight for us is the clearly marked running routes, colour coded according to distance. The running club is also fun. The new lagoon was great for the kids with inflatables. Superb holiday.

Date of Visit: August 2016 Unit:  Static Rating:
Reviewer: ShortHamstrings 3 reviews from this member

Lovely campsite, we stayed in a mobile home but had a good look round and there are good sized pitches, most with decent privacy. Toilet blocks are clean and well kept. There is plenty for kids to do: a playground, lake with pedelos (free), horse riding, go karting, a decent pool complex with slides and also a man-made lagoon where little ones can splash around and build sand castles. We have given the location an 8 because off site there isn't much without having to drive but there are decent beaches about a 15 minute drive away and a huge Super you around 15 mins away by car. The on site restaurant is ok, a bit expensive for the quality we felt, bar meals are better value for money but you can't get these in the evening. There are a few nice walks directly from the campsite, our kids weren't interested but we did them while the kids were in the kids club! We are going back this year, loved the site, plenty to do but with the bonus of no noisy discos going on till all hours. Perfect!

Date of Visit: July 2015 Unit:  Motorhome Rating:
Reviewer: Julian Dearson 57 reviews from this member

Stayed for 7 nights in July 2015 with partner and daughter.

What a fantastic site, cannot recommend it enough. We will be going back.

Welcome was excellent and the receptionist was friendly, helpful and spoke perfect English.

Site is well laid out with pitches away from the main activities but still well serviced. Pitch was a decent size and we were able to get the RV in 'length ways, thus freeing up the front of the pitch totally and creating a more open feel. That said the pitch was such a size this wouldn't have mattered if we couldn't.

Facilities were very good; modern block with laundry, washing up and ladies and gents showers/toilets with plenty of facilities to choose from. The site pool and bar area were excellent. The activities were beyond expectation and kept my 10 year old constantly occupied. There is a shop on site and this is very well stocked. The restaurant was always busy so didn't get the opportunity to use it, the take away was ok.

We hired a car whilst here and spent the afternoon on the Velorail - worth it for the novelty and exercise! Also visited Puy du Fou - absolutely amazing and well worth the visit. At 30 euros it is incredible value as well.

Will undoubtedly return.

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