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Modern and practical sanitary facilities

A 4 star campsite At your service

At the Camping Les Baleines ****, you live in harmony with Nature… with the services of a four-star campsite!

Anything to make your life easier and help you switch off!


At Whales, everything is thought to make you have a great holiday. Peckish ? Bakery,  you enjoy staying comfortably at the campsite.
Want a barbecue? Go to our grocery store to refuel and settle down at one of our 5 BBQ areas.
From the 8 of July, enjoy a good breakfast on the large terrace facing the lighthouse
You will also find at the campsite, a launderette, a library / box of books and the possibility of renting bicycles to cross the island hair in the wind!

Our reception welcomes you 7 days a week with a smile to help you organize the holidays you dream of.

On-site services

  • Mountain bike
  • Bowling
  • Washing machine
  • Bakery
  • Library
  • Wireless
  • Supermarket
The services of the campsite at the Ile de Ré
Pitches close to the lighthouse

A friendly and warm Welcome

Smile, warmth, availability, listening and expertise: here are the keywords of the Les Baleines reception desk. Séverine Bastien and their team are awaiting you at the reception every day:
- May, June and September from 09:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 02:00 pm to 07:00 pm
- July and August from 09:00 am to 01:00 pm and 2:00 to 8:00 pm to help you have an excellent holiday!

Here is what our guests have to say about Reception at Les Baleines, a few extracts of posts they wrote on our website :

« … a really friendly team, they listen to the guests and give very good advice on activities and places to go to on this gorgeous île de Ré … » Julie M.

« I really enjoyed the professional and human intelligence I found in the campsite » Laurence M.

« The welcome and availability of the campsite managers and employees ranks right up there!!! » M.Dupuch

Bakery, snack-bar And Bar Lounge


During the whole season, at our bakery you can find as soon as 08:00 am fresh bread, puff pastries and good coffee from fair trade to help you wake up in a gentle mood. Our bread and puff pastries are cooked on the site.

In July and August, from 08:00 am to 11:00 am, you will even be able to treat yourself to a full delicious French breakfast which includes:

  • ½ baguette
  • 1 puff pastry (croissant or chocolate croissant),
  • 1 organic orange juice,
  • 1 tasty local jam (confiture du Clocher île de Ré),
  • Butter from the Viète,
  • 1 choice of drink: fair trade coffee, loose tea, hot chocolate.


Feeling peckish? In July and August, our snack offers tapas style bites along with a glass of île de Ré wine.


Comfortably sitting on our wood terrace, enjoy the long summer evenings! Our Lounge bar offers in July/August:

For a good meal:

  • a plate of oysters
  • a plate of organic shrimps
  • tapas to nibble onwith a glass of cold white wine.

For refreshments:

  • local organic beer La Rocheloise
  • wine and pineau from the île de Ré,
  • fruit juices

Our other Services

The Camping Les Baleines also offers a whole range of 3* services to make your daily life easy:

  • a small grocery shop for little emergencies and local products at the reception (at reception opening hours),
  • 5 Charcoal barbecue areas free to use. Please note: only electric and gas barbecues are authorized on the rented pitches,
  • a laundry with 2 washing machines and a dryer. Tokens are sold at the reception: 4.50 € to wash, 4.00 € to dry. An ironing table and an iron are at your disposal for free,
  • Free access to WiFi around the reception, and the snack bar - bakery, the sanitary block 1 and the children playground. At Les Baleines, if you wish to, you can really live a “switched off“ holiday!
  • a library / book box at the reception: take the opportunity to read during your holiday! Borrow or swap books in our little library,
  • bicycle rental at best rates or roadster type bicycle with basket and lock, children bicycle, bicycle trailers, tandems, helmets and bike child seat.

3* services In pictures

Friendly welcome at the reception, gourmet and tasty moments, cocooning breakfast, holiday library or bicycles ready for adventure: discover some of the few services offered by your Camping Les Baleines in pictures!

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