Camping

Huttopia Lac de Carcans

summer

Open from 29 May to 30 September 2019

For lovers of water sports and cycling. Camp under the pine trees, on the banks of Carcans-Hourtin lake…

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Médoc

Huttopia Lac de Carcans Campsite *** Domaine de Bombannes, 33121 CARCANS

Lac de Carcans
Top attractions

Between Médoc and the Ocean
A partially pedestrian campsite
Bombannes estate and its activities
Everything is accessible on foot or by bike
Direct access to the beach

In the heart of the Landes du Médoc, in Carcans-Maubuisson, a seaside resort offering a wide range of activities for all the family, just a few kilometres from Lacanau, Huttopia Lac de Carcans campsite invites you to stay in Bombannes national forest.

 

NEW:
A large pedestrian area has now been laid out at the campsite. Cars stay in the car park at the entrance, to ensure more of an escape and an experience closer to nature!

Lac de Carcans
Lac de Carcans
Top attractions

Between Médoc and the Ocean
A partially pedestrian campsite
Bombannes estate and its activities
Everything is accessible on foot or by bike
Direct access to the beach

Lac de Carcans

 

 

 

 

 

Camp under the pine trees…

One hour from Bordeaux, Huttopia Lac de Carcans campsite is ideal for your weekend breaks and holidays by the ocean, in the heart of an unspoilt natural environment… a true paradise for cyclists and water sports enthusiasts, or for setting out to discover the Medoc and its castles.
On the campsite, you can enjoy the swimming pool and paddling pool, the beautiful wooden terrace with its Snack Wagon where you can relax and have drinks, and family activities in the summertime…

 
… in the heart of Bombannes estate

250 hectares of pine forest with cycle paths and footpaths, the largest lake in France, the ocean just 6 km away, and the UCPA leisure park: it is a paradise for water and land-based sports.

Lac de Carcans
Lac de Carcans


3* – Surface area: 13 ha – 280 pitches – disabled access

famille-plus

This site bears the label « Famille Plus ». It is commited to ensure to families and children a suitable welcome and successful holidays!
Lac de Carcans
Accommodation

Classic 4 and Classic 5 tents
Sweet tent
Family tent

Huttopia Lac de Carcans campsite offers Wood & Canvas tents that nestle in perfectly amid the pine trees of Bombannes estate.
Opt for a truly comfortable and practical stay.

Four models are available. The choice is yours!

Accommodation

Classic 4 and Classic 5 tents
Sweet tent
Family tent

Classic 4 Tent

Classic 4 Tent

20 m² - 4 pers.
For 4 people, the Classic tent offers a practical camping holiday with all the comforts. Prepare meals and eat out on the beautiful terrace in the midst of nature... What pleasure to sleep in a real bed!
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Classic 5 Tent

Classic 5 Tent

25 m² - 5 pers.
For 5 people, the Classic tent offers a practical camping holiday with all the comforts. Prepare meals and eat out on the beautiful terrace in the midst of nature... What pleasure to sleep in a real bed!
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Sweet Tent

Sweet Tent

25 m² - 5 pers.
Tents with the added luxury of a private bathroom! A kitchenette with a sink, sleeping area with real beds, and a bathroom with a toilet. For a magical experience under canvas at Huttopia Lac de Carcans!
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Family tent

Family tent

14 m² - 4 pers.
What a treat to sleep under the stars with the whole family! Offering two bedrooms, one with a double bed and one with two single beds on wooden bed base, the Family Tent combines comfort and simplicity.
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The Little Extras:

> On weekends, departure until 4p.m on Sunday! (outside July and August)*
> Sheets and towels for hire upon reservation
> Optional cleaning service
> Baby kits (cot + high chair) available upon reservation (free outside July and August)

*Subject to availability – reservation by phone only



Lac de Carcans
Pitches

Shade and the scent of pine trees… with or without electricity!

Camp amid 13 ha of pine forest with your tent, caravan, or camper and enjoy a peaceful, family environment on beautiful, flat and shady pitches at Huttopia Lac de Carcans campsite.

Pitches

Shade and the scent of pine trees… with or without electricity!

Lac de Carcans
Nature Pitch

Nature Pitch

In the public forest of Bombannes at the  Huttopia Lac de Carcans camp site, our Nature pitches let you set up camp simply. Discover
Comfort Pitch

Comfort Pitch

Huttopia Lac de Carcans also offers Comfort pitches for a stay just as authentic, on a protected site, and with electricity included. Discover
Washrooms

Washrooms

At Huttopia Lac de Carcans, you will find three fully-renovated sanitary facilities which are all very comfortable, light and spacious, in addition to a fourth one that’s brand new. Two of them are suitable for persons of limited mobility.
Services for campers

> The bread service, for fresh bread every morning
> A laundry area with washing machines and dryer (tokens and laundry powder on sale at reception)
> Fridges and barbecues for campers to hire
> Travel light! Camping is easy with our baby kit (cot + high chair)

There is no service area for campervans on the campsite in Huttopia Lac de Carcans but nearby



Lac de Carcans

On returning from a bike ride, come along to the Snack Wagon at Huttopia Lac de Carcans campsite with its beautiful terrace to treat yourselves to ice creams.

Or take a dip in the pool to cool off!

Lac de Carcans

For a bite to eat

 

 

 

 

Homemade pizzas, refreshing drinks, ice-creams… all these little holiday treats await you at the Snack Wagon!
 

Its beautiful wooden terrace overlooking the swimming pool is ideal for getting together with family or friends.

For a bite to eat

FRESH BREAD EVERY MORNING!

> Order your bread and pastries the day before. Because we are committed to working with local producers, the village bakery delivers to us every morning.

> Tea, coffee, orange juice, bread and jam, and pastries… Opt for a breakfast formula so you have nothing to prepare.

HOLIDAYS MADE EASY

Reception
Our reception staff will be delighted to let you know everything about your stay.
They can also advise you on Carcans-Maubuisson and its surroundings, the cycle paths, the activities on the lake…

 
The covered hall
The ideal place to get together… whatever you feel like doing. It is located just beside the playground and the Snack Wagon.

 
Other services
> Internet point at reception and free wifi in the central lodge and on the terrace
> Barbecues and fridges for hire
> Laundry area with washing machine and dryer (tokens and laundry powder on sale at reception)
> Grocery corner: Did you forget to pack salt, milk or any other essential? Do you need a camping accessory? There are also some regional products to be tasted!

 
Nearby
> Grocery store 100 metres away.
> Supermarket, petrol station, bakery, tourist office… All 2 km from the campsite.

HOLIDAYS MADE EASY
HOLIDAYS MADE EASY


Services

  • Tourist information point
  • Central Hall
  • Board games and library corner
  • Internet terminal at reception (reception open from 08h30 to 20h in July / August)
  • Wifi access terrace
  • Free baby kit except in July-August
  • Snack-wagon (from 20/07 to 31/08)
  • Bar service (from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. from 20/07 to 31/08)
  • Breakfast service (from 20/07 to 31/08)
  • Bread and pastries upon order
  • Grocery corner
  • Fridge and barbecue hire
  • Laundry room
  • Bike hire
  • Baby kit hire (July-August)
  • Sheet and towel hire
  • End of stay cleaning
Lac de Carcans

SWIMMING

> Relaxing on the campsite on the deck of the beautiful swimming pool or splashing about in the paddling pool with your toddlers
> Beach and swimming at Lake Carcans, directly accessible from the Huttopia campsite…
> Or taking a dip in the ocean waves at Maubuisson or Lacanau beach. Everything is possible!

Other activities on the campsite:
Volleyball, petanque, playground, and tennis.

The UCPA centre, just a stone’s throw from the campsite
More than twenty sports and leisure activities are available here on the water or in the forest, including windsurfing, surfing, water skiing, wakeboarding, and rock climbing.

 

SWIMMING

At Huttopia Lac de Carcans, there are endless possibilities for taking a dip:
> Heated pool
> Paddling pool for toddlers
> Lake Carcans on the doorstep of the campsite
> The ocean 6 km away

KIDS CLUB IN THE SUMMERTIME

 

In the summertime, children aged 5-12 can enjoy mornings filled with laughter and discoveries at Huttopia Lac de Carcans! We’ve put together a programme of fun and creative activities for kids to enjoy, including circus skills, land art, and sports tournaments…

Freedom, discovery, games, the great outdoors, new friends… Paradise!

KIDS CLUB IN THE SUMMERTIME

SUMMER ACTIVITY PROGRAMME

In the summertime at Huttopia Lac de Carcans Campsite, we offer original activities for free or at discounted rates with our local partners. During the day or in the evening, discover some examples of the activities we offer this season:

electric mountain bikes

electric mountain bikes

Enjoy true freedom at Huttopia Lac de Carcans, with our brand new, electric mountain bikes, available for hire. Perfect for invigorating bike rides on all kinds of terrain!

If you prefer traditional cycling, our classic models of bike are still available for hire too.

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SOME EXAMPLES OF DAYTIME ACTIVITIES…

Archery

Archery

Become the next Robin Hood and try your luck at hitting the bullseye!
Sand Yachting

Sand Yachting

This speed sport is a real must. Try it out amidst breathtaking scenery on the shores of the lake with Windygliss. An activity that the whole family will enjoy.
Paddle boarding

Paddle boarding

Try out paddle boarding on the waters of Lake Maubuisson. A fun activity accessible to the whole family.

SOME EXAMPLES OF EVENING ACTIVITIES…

Global Games

Global Games

Have fun with these original, giant Huttopia wooden games designed in the spirit of yesteryear!
Live Concerts

Live Concerts

Rock, pop, jazz, French tunes, world music... There's something for everyone!
Miming evenings

Miming evenings

On some evenings, you can enjoy a miming workshop, followed by a one-hour show. A great time to be had for all the family...


List of activities

  • Heated pool (from 29/05 to 30/09)
  • Paddling pool (from 29/05 to 30/09)
  • Direct access to the lake
  • Kids Club (from 07/07 to 30/08)
  • Family activity (from 07/07 to 30/08)
  • Playground
  • Petanque court
  • Volleyball court
  • Ping pong tables
  • Tennis court
  • Electric mountain bike rental (€)

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  • Cycle paths
  • Hiking
  • Watersports (100m) (€)
  • Fishing (100 m)
  • Tennis (€)
  • Golf (8 km) (€)
Lac de Carcans


A lively and abundant region, where secrets abound; after sport, its time to explore!

CARCANS-HOURTIN LAKE

Holidays in Carcans are the ideal opportunity to enjoy both the lake and ocean! Whether you prefer smooth sailing or thrills and spills, a multitude of activities await you.

Carcans-Hourtin lake

Carcans-Hourtin is the largest natural lake in France. Bordered by beaches and set in a majestic and unspoilt landscape, the whole family can enjoy a whole range of activities here by foot, by horse, by bike, or on the water: Keen to try water skiing? Fancy renting your own boat to go sailing on the lake? Want to race over the water on a windsurfer?

Fishing is also allowed on the lake, which is abundant with zander, perch, pike, carp, and black bass…

 
The ocean is just a short bike ride away

Lacanau, Maubuisson, Carcans Ocean… Near Huttopia Lac de Carcans campsite, you can enjoy miles of sandy beaches. Lounge about, go for a stroll, go surfing, or sailing… just pick your favourite activity!

CARCANS-HOURTIN LAKE

EXCURSIONS
A variety of excursions are organized on and around the lake: in horse drawn carts, schooners, catamarans…

 

HOURTIN PORT
And in Hourtin Port, your little ones will love the children’s island with its wooden fort and rope pyramid.

ACTIVE HOLIDAYS

 

Water sports

On the lake: windsurfing, canoeing, kayaking, pedaloeing, catamaraning, paddle boarding, water skiing…

On the beaches and famous spots on the Atlantic Ocean: surfing, bodyboarding, kite surfing…

 

Bike rides

Over 150 km of cycle paths through the forest connect the three resorts of Lacanau, Carcans-Maubuisson and Hourtin.

Three “Discovery” circuits between lakes, dunes and forest:
> In Lacanau: The Boucle du Lion: 18 kms – 1.25 to 2.5 hours
> In Carcans-Maubuisson: The Boucle des Cavalles: 12 kms – 1 to 2 hours
> In Hourtin: Boucle des Genêts: 14 kms – 1 to 2 hours

ACTIVE HOLIDAYS
ACTIVE HOLIDAYS


2019 Prices

PITCHES

From … to …
(Prices in € / night)*
29/05 – 05/07
01/09 – 30/09
06/07 – 31/08
Nature Pitch €15 to €21 €24,30 to €31
Comfort Pitch €20 to €25 €30 to €37
Extra adult €4 to €6 €6 to €7,30
Extra child
– 4
4 to 10
Free
0 to €4
Free
€4,50 to €5,60
Animal €2,5 to €5 €5
Extra car €3,20 €6 to €7
Extra tent 0 to €3,60 €3,60
*Prices include taxes and vary according to the booking period. Guideline prices only.
Included in all pitches: 2 people + 1 vehicle + 1 installation.
Minimum stay of 1 night.

 

RENTAL ACCOMODATIONS

 

From … to …
(Prices in € / night)*
29/05 – 28/06
02/09 – 30/09
29/06 – 05/07
27/08 – 01/09
06/07 – 26/08
Family Tent €40 €75 €88 to €107
Classic 4 Tent €44 €80 to €94 €94 to €114
Classic 5 Tent €50 €88 to €105 €105 to €125
Sweet Tent €68 €117 to €130 €130 to €150
*Prices include taxes and vary according to the booking period. Guideline prices only.
Minimum stay of 2 nights (3 nights from 06/07 to 12/07 and from 27/08 to 01/09, 5 nights from 13/07 to 26/08)
-20% from 7 nights from 29/05 to 28/06 and from 02/09 to 29/09.
Estimate the cost of your stay See prices and availability

MAKE YOUR STAY EVEN EASIER*

Would you prefer not to clean your rental accommodation yourself when you leave? Would you like to travel light and hire towels and bed linen? Your fridge doesn’t fit in your car? Remember to book these services at the same time as your stay.

CANCELLATION INSURANCE*

If you are worried that an unforeseen event could disrupt your holidays, simply take out a cancellation insurance – interruption of stay when you book your stay.

FREE FOR THE LITTLE ONES
Do you believe camping is important for your children? So do we!
That’s why our camping trips are free for children up to 10 years of age, except during the summer season.

CHOOSE YOUR PITCH*

Let us know your preferred pitch or accommodation number at the time of booking. If it is available, we will book it for you.

WITH BABY*

Travel cot and high chair upon reservation, subject to availability. Free service outside of high season.

YOUR ANIMAL FRIENDS*

You can come with your favourite pet. Just bring their vaccination booklet.

VEHICLES

You can park one vehicle for free per pitch or rental accommodation.

*Services at additional cost

HUTTOPIA LAC DE CARCANS Domaine de Bombannes - 33121 Carcans Tel. : +33 5 56 03 95 02 - Booking : +33 4 37 64 22 35 Email : lac-carcans@huttopia.com

Customer reviews

Helen POWER

Very cool site. Great for families, large pitches and facilities well maintained. Reason for 4 not 5 stars - No water points (only taps in toilet blocks), no chemical toilet disposal at all on site and bins were located off site. There was a fair amount of dog mess in bags around the site which could be avoided with dog mess bins

03 September 2018
Jason ELLIOTT

Great location and helpful staff.

02 September 2018
Siobhan MCCREADIE

Brilliant in every way! We’ll be back!

27 August 2018

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