Le Puits de l'Auture
The campsite, services and on-site activities


  • The ****campsite “Le Puits de l’Auture” offers you a 4 hectares wooded park, planted with pine-trees and evergreen-oaks on a well-maintained lawn, mown regularly. With an easy access, our attractively laid out, flat and spacious grassy pitches (between 100 and 120 m²), are shaded or sunny according to your preferences. Caravans, tents and motorhomes are welcome for holidays in our traditional family campsite.

    Two types of pitches are at your disposal:

    - “Standard”, with or without electric connection.

    - “Great comfort”, with connection to electricity and mains drainage network to collect grey water and a fresh water tap on the pitch. Limited number, please book early.

    For your tent, caravan or motorhome, we recommend, you book a pitch for the following reasons:

    - You can choose a pitch according to your taste: sunny or shaded, near or away from the sanitary blocks, near the entrance of the site… We do our best to give you a pitch, matching to your selection criteria!

    - On your arrival, the formalities are faster.

    Arrivals start after 1PM and pitches must be vacated by 11AM.

    For motorhomes wanting just to stay overnight, we propose the inclusif formula”stop accueil”:

    - For an overnight stay, the all inclusif formula (water tank filling, drainage, electricity, showers, etc), persons and 1 animal included, applies to a stop over for a     motorhome arrival after 6 pm and a departure before 10 am.

    - On an easily accessible perfectly flat area, fitted out to welcome motorhomes. This parking lot for motorhomes, has a stabilized and hard surface, surrounded by   hedges and is convenient for a rest of the site. Located next to a barbecue area, you’ll enjoy your grills for dinner on the picnic tables.

    - Free access to sanitary facilities, chemical toilet emptying facility plus all other equipment at the guest’s disposal.

    - Wi-Fi connection see News:"To know more about the new Wfi"

    - No booking in advance

    Useful information:

    - All the pitches are not equipped for "Great Comfort”, thank you for specifying it on the form of reservation.

    - For the electric connection of 10 amperes, you will need a French adapter. For some pitches a 30m cable is necessary.

    - If you need, we can lend you a European/French adapter (deposit of 20€).

    - Drinking fountains and water points are at your disposal all around the site.

    - A pitch cannot accommodate more than 6 persons and 2 cars. According to the number of participants, tents and cars, the staff of the campsite will guide you during your reservation or at your arrival.

    - For the stay of minors unaccompanied by their parents, please contact the reception to be informed of the conditions of the stay.

    - Dogs are allowed on the site but they must be kept on a leash, even on the pitch, do their needs outside the campsite and should not be left alone. If you need some, we have doggy bags at your disposal at the reception.

    - Fridge rental for a tent, caravan or camper: Please don't forget to specify on your booking form, it will be delivered to your pitch at your arrival.

Sanitary facilities

  • Our sanitary amenities are functional, smartly laid out, clean, tidy and well-kept throughout the day. You will find there:

    - Microwave and hair dryers

    - A baby area with baths and an attractive decor and coloured walls

    - A ladies’ room in the main sanitary block, with full-length mirrors, hair dryers and make-up mirrors.

    - WC and showers in sanitary block with access for the disabled are close to the reception.

    - The central heating in the toilet block near the reception, guarantees you a pleasant temperature for the cooler times of low season.

    - The system of shower as at home allows you to take a shower without having to press on a button to renew the flow of water. A warm shower as at home, a significant delight!

    Various sinks adjacent to the toilet blocks, are provided for washing dishes, linen, vegetables and shellfish. These clean spaces remain a meeting point to facilitate the friendliness as in traditional campsites of yesteryear.



  •  The reception:

    - For your comfort, our reception team will be there to assist you 7 days/ week for the high season (01/07 to 31/08 ) from 8 am till 8 pm and for off season from 9 am till 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm until 7 pm.

    - The reception team speaks at least English and according to the present staff a welcome in German, Dutch or Spanish will allow us to answer the basic questions.

    - Tourism information and a range of documents about sports, activities and places to explore in Saint Palais sur Mer, Royan and the surrounding area around our region “Charente-Maritime”.

    - Loan and hire of equipment and various free or paying services will be offered to you, including: sending and receipt of letters, sale of stamps, information about bicycle hire…for more detail follow the link.

    Safety on the site:

    - System of barrier with code at the entry and at the exit of the campsite.

    - In high season a night watchman keeps guard to assure you of tranquility and security.

    Internet access: see News " To know more about the new Wifi"

    - A free access 1/2 hour per day per device in the TV room and around the reception.

    - A computer of the reception, available free when the reception is open.

    - If your laptop, tablet or Smartphone is equipped with WI-FI, you will be able to connect to the chargeable WIFI access on the whole campsite. You’ll  buy your ticket on line or at the reception.

    - Link to "Fares for internet package"

    - Link to "How to use the free Wifi"

    - Link to "How to buy your Wifi ticket"

    - Link to "How to use the chargeable Wifi"

    - Link to "How to connect or disconnect"

    A laundry-room

    - In the laundry room opened all day long, you’ll find washing machines and tumble-dryers and ironing boards. We lend irons at the reception, if you need to use one.

    - Tokens are for sale at the reception; the washing powder is included in the cost of the wash.

    A motor-home service point

    - Easily accessible near the entry of the campsite, in front of the reception, a special space fitted out for drainage of grey waters for motorhomes.

    - A water tap with the option of attaching a pipe allows the water tank filling.

    - Emptiying facilities for chemical toilets are located in the central main sanitary building and in the blue block near the motorhome service point.


    - Open fires are strictly forbidden, only gas or electric barbecues are authorized on pitches.

     - For followers of traditional charcoal barbecues, 3 specific spaces are scattered on the campsite.Don't forget your charcoal and you’ll share a good time, with other campers, preparing grills and having a drink around the picnic tables.

    A grocer’s shop with baker’s oven:

    - Bread, croissants and similar products cooked on the premises.

    - Basic grocer's shop, fresh food and ice creams.

    - Selection of “regional Products”: “Pineau des Charentes”, wines and aperitifs.

    - Possibility of breakfast served on the terrace.

On-Site Activities

  •  - A TV room, with a reading area and several small lounges with trendy comfortable armchairs and coffee tables, providing friendliness and helping you to relax. A "Just for Kids" corner will allow you to have a rest with the family whilst the children play. For the curious about regional discovery, a second display stand of brochures and flyers completes the selection provided at the reception office.

    - An indoor playroom for adults with billiards, and free table football, for the use of adults and accompanied children only.Balls and billiard cues ara available on loan at the reception. A deposit or an ID card will be requested as a guarantee.

    - An outdoor playground for children aged 3 to 9 years is a great attraction for them, with swings, slide, and other games. This new space, surrounded with openwork fences, was moved near to the entrance of the campsite last year. More attractive with an easy access, this natural space was a great success with children last summer.

    - A field for playing boules is located at the far side of the campsite in a quiet and shaded place. If you need petanque balls,they are available on loan from reception.

    - An outdoor fitness training space is at the disposal of the sporting people or bravest campers. It was one of our novelties for 2014. Situated in the quiet and shaded area, several exercise machines will allow you to have a trim figure or to perfect it after your sunbathing afternoon.

    An indoor fitness training space - new in 2017 is at the disposal of the sporting people near the reception.

    - Tennis tables and basketball hoop complete the possibilities of outside activities on the campsite.

accès handicapé

Disabled access

pas de piscine sur le camping

No swimming pool on the campsite