You will find the accommodation very comfortable with three fitted bedrooms, separate
shower and toilet, fully fitted kitchen and remote controlled air conditioning.
The lounge has as a Satellite TV and DVD player, and includes
a wide and varied selection of films for you and your family to enjoy.
We have one of the larger gardens on site, backing on to a field. Our spacious plot now benefits from wooden terracing. All garden furniture, loungers and a barbecue are there for you to enjoy.
Les Charmettes has superb facilities and is
kept spotlessly clean and tidy. There is a complex of pools which includes
an indoor heated pool and jacuzzi, beach style water fountain pool, general
swimming pool, two children's pools, an aqua play station, 4 lane water
slide and bubble pool etc. All pools are supervised at all times by trained
There are also play areas with swings and play frames dotted around the site
Also on site there is a launderette, bureau de change, safety deposit boxes,
information service, internet, sports club, gymnasium, hairdressers and
beauty treatments, bar and terrace, supermarket, take-away pizza, burgers
and chicken, take-away creperie/ice Cream and an excellent restaurant. There are also horse riding lessons provided on the site.
There is a very impressive entertainments centre which provides
entertainment every night for children and adults.
There are free children’s clubs: Bubbles (1-4 years, parents must attend); Pirate Club (5-9 years); Barracudas (10-14 years). Every night there is entertainment with music, dancing and family fun. The clubs are a great opportunity to make new friends with other children from all over Europe.
There are also plenty of activities for adults if they choose to take part,
ranging from French lessons to keep fit.
On the site there are also tennis courts, mini golf, bike hire, pool tables,
volleyball, archery and boules. There are fishing lakes next to the site
and golf courses and riding stables are just a short drive away. There is
also wind surfing, karting, sea and freshwater fishing, parachuting, flying
and speedboat/dinghy launch to be found within minutes of the site.
The wide, soft sandy beaches of La Palmyre are a short drive away and
accessed through picturesque woodland, ideal for picnics, horse riding
La Palmyre is also home to France's most impressive zoo (a short distance
from the site). The giraffes are addicted to popcorn so have some ready.
Other Local Attractions include:
Royan - famous for its beautiful beaches, first class restaurants, chic
French shops and one of the biggest marinas in Europe, yet it still has a
lovely relaxing atmosphere
Saints - a Roman town filled with architectural heritage including a
colosseum and the Arch of Hermanicus dating from the 1st century and
standing by the pretty river Charente
La Rochelle - approximately 40 miles from the site. This impressive old
town has a unique fascination and buzz that can only be experienced by going
there. Its beautiful harbour surrounded by stately buildings, is one of the
largest yachting centres in France. There are excellent restaurants and
shops of every type, street entertainers, crafts and a Sealife Centre just
outside the town that the children will love
Luna Park - about a mile away and open July and August
La Temblade - take a boat trip to see the famous oyster beds
Cognac - birthplace of the world's finest brandy - tour is good
We have found our mobile home at Les Charmettes a unique holiday experience.
When we go there alone it is relaxing, calm and refreshing. When we take
children and grandchildren, there is something there for all of them.