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Camping les Chênes

Camping les Chênes

France, Aquitaine, Landes, Dax

Tel:  
05 58 90 05 53
fax:  
05 58 90 42 43
Open (touring pitches):  
16 March - 10 November.

Ref: FR40020

Alan Rogers Review

Les Chênes is a well established site, popular with the French themselves and situated on the edge of town amongst parkland (also near the river) and close to the spa for thermal treatments. The 176 touring pitches are of two types, some large and traditional with hedges, 109 with electricity (5A), water and drainage, and others more informal, set amongst tall pines with electricity if required. This is a reliable, well run site, with a little of something for everyone, but probably most popular for adults taking the spa treatments or wanting a quiet holiday close to many small shops.

Dax is not a place that springs to mind immediately as a holiday town but, as well as being a spa, it promotes a comprehensive programme of events and shows during the summer season. The campsite lies on the route of the little tourist road train, so access to the centre of Dax and the cathedral of Sainte Marie is very easy. It is also possible to walk into the town along the river bank. A short drive takes you to the Atlantic coast for surfing or admiring the chic shops in Biarritz. The Spanish border is a little further south for stunning Pyrenean scenery and delicious Basque country cheeses.

Facilities

Two main toilet blocks, one with heating, washbasins in cubicles, facilities for disabled visitors, babies and young children. The older block has been refurbished. Laundry facilities. Shop also providing takeaway (27/3-10/11). Swimming pool with paddling area (5/5-15/9). Play area. Field for ball games. Boules. Bicycle hire. Miniclub for children (July/Aug). Occasional special evenings for adults. Charcoal barbecues are not permitted. Free WiFi over site. Mobile homes and bungalows to rent.

  • Accommodation to Rent
  • Bicycle Hire on Site
  • Bar Nearby
  • Boat Launch Nearby
  • Childrens Play Area
  • Lake/River Beach Nearby
  • Seaside Beach Nearby
  • Fishing Nearby
  • Golf Nearby
  • Facilities for disabled visitors
  • Riding Nearby
  • Outdoor Pool on Site
  • Sailing Nearby
  • Restaurant
  • Skiing Nearby
  • Shop Nearby
  • Shop on Site
  • Takeaway Food
  • TV on Site
  • Pets allowed
  • Wifi (all site)
  • Wifi Chargeable

Location

Directions

Site is west of town on south side of river, signed after main river bridge and at many junctions in town – Bois de Boulogne (1.5 km). In very wet weather the access road to the site may be flooded (but not the site).