Ars-en-Ré, the ideal holiday destination!
Who doesn’t know the Île de Ré? This jewel of the Charente-Maritime delights families and couples alike. And for good reason: whatever you fancy doing, it has the activity to match! Fancy something sporty? It’s time for a bike ride. Fancy simply relaxing? Stretch out and laze on the beach. Fancy getting out to explore? Head for the salt marshes. In Ars-en-Ré, it’s all about fun, rest and play!
Ideally situated on the Île de Ré, our campsite not only makes it easy to visit the surrounding area, but on-site you’ll have all you need for a stay that is truly you. Aquatic area, free children’s clubs, fun and sports activities, entertainment during the day and in the evening... you’re the boss! Isn’t life wonderful with Sandaya?
Visit Ars-en-Ré with the family
Lace up your walking shoes and get your sunhats on: now your little tribe is all ready to discover Ars-en-Ré. And the discoveries begin with a trip on two wheels because, oh yes, the island is exclusively for exploring by bike! Then down to the beach for bathing, sandcastle-building or collecting seashells by the seashore all together.
Finally, take a little detour further afield to explore the Labyrinthe en Délire or the La Rochelle Aquarium, an outing certain to delight both young and old. Your kids are still brimming with energy? Then it’s off to the free children’s clubs for even more fun and games, and a host of brand new holiday friends!
Visit Ars-en-Ré as a couple
The gentle pace of life, the charm of its typical architectural style, Ars-en-Ré holds the promise of a delightfully romantic stay, something the Île de Ré always does so well. From wandering hand-in-hand along the beach to strolling through the village market, its stalls piled high with fresh fruit and vegetables, and visiting the salt marshes together, prepare to live a host of unforgettable moments, just the two of you.
One of the unmissable activities on the island: exploring by bike. So mount up and pedal off for a romantic expedition to discover the island every which way and back again. Take your time to admire the island’s beauty spots as you pass, there’s something amazing to see with every stroke of the pedal. And, after all that effort, comes your just reward: a romantic dinner for two by the seaside. Enjoy a veritable treat with freshly-caught seafood washed down by a refreshing glass of Charente wine. There’s no better way to end such a glorious day.
Camping Ars-en-Ré: our handy tips for a successful stay
Ars-en-Ré is one of the “Most Beautiful Villages of France”. Don’t miss a stroll down its narrow streets lined by hollyhocks, camera at the ready.
Newbie or experienced beach forager, grab your bucket and head for Fier d’Ars at low tide to discover all the fun of shellfish gathering.
A real must-visit for all who love time worn stones and ancient heritage: the Romanesque-style church and its bell tower dating back to the 7th century.
Don’t be deceived by the Île de Ré’s small size, its agriculture has an amazing amount to offer: salt harvesting, wine-growing, oyster farming and market gardening. There’s a real treat in store for all you foodies!