FAQ
from camping de l’Espiguette in Grau du Roi


The Espiguette campsite is one of the largest in Europe. It extends over 42 hectares between the sea and the Camargue. If you like big campsites, it’s at l’Espiguette that you should come!

Who says vacations says disconnection.
But we know that if you want wifi it’s only to follow us on social networks, right?
The campsite has therefore set up a Hot Spot at the shopping center:

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No, for hygienic reasons, only bathing suits are allowed: boxer shorts or briefs for men and traditional bathing suits (bikinis or one-piece bathing suits without veils or extra fabric) for

Shorts, swim shorts, skirts and/or ruffles are not allowed.

You can rent equipment from Jérôme and Kévin. Their store is next to the hairdressing salon.
Over there, it’s a bit like Ali Baba’s cave, you can find everything:
Refrigerators, bicycles, petanque balls, iron, microwaves, fans, strollers, high chairs, …

The pool is 25m long and 7m wide and 1.10m deep. It is heated and is located in the aquatic area.

It was redone in 2020 on the space of the old boat and following the new rules. No change in size could be made. Indeed, the campsite is located in a protected area, which limits the work that can be done and therefore explains the size of the pool.

Several activities are offered at the Camping de l’Espiguette, from the petanque field to the beach volleyball, it is impossible to get bored.

You will find a bowling alley, a game room, a beach volleyball court, two playgrounds for children, paddle (in July and August paddles are lent free of charge to the sandbank for all the people of the campsite who are older than 14 years) and a mini-golf (which is at the entrance of the campsite, the price is not included in the price of your stay)

Concerning the animations, there are some every day in July and August. For any information or registration, please go to the entertainment office.

You will find everything you need for a good vacation: a mini-market, a hot spot for rolls and croissants in the morning, a caterer, a restaurant, a bar, a tobacconist, a pizzeria, a hairdresser, a games room, a tobacconist’s shop, a laundrette, a camping gas service, …

Please note that the shopping center is open 7 days a week from June to mid-September. Outside this period, the services may vary their opening hours.

More information here

Yes, it is possible to bring your boat/jet-ski to the campsite. You will have to provide the following documents to the reception :

  • The boat license
  • The boat/jet-ski papers
  • The insurance of the boat/jet-ski.

The region uses non-toxic products because we are located in a protected area. For this reason, there can be a more or less important presence of mosquitoes in the campsite.

So think about citronella candles and mosquito repellent.

At l’Espiguette, we love our four-legged friends! We therefore accept animals, under certain conditions:

  • First category and second category dogs are not accepted. It is compulsory to present the vaccination booklet at the time of your arrival.
  • Animals must be kept on a leash.
  • Animals are not allowed on the beach
  • A maximum of 2 animals per lodge are allowed
  • The cats are our guests (free)

The campsite of Espiguette has 3 direct accesses on the immense beach of Espiguette. The sea is accessible in 15min on foot and in 5min by bike (1,5km). Yes, you have to walk a bit to dip your toes in the sea, but the pleasure is even better!

The beach is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. However, a beach with facilities allows PRMs to get to the seaside easily. All the information here.

With its fine sand and wild white dunes that reach up to 12 meters high, it is one of the most beautiful beaches in the region. The beach of Espiguette is one of the most beautiful dune systems in the northern Mediterranean basin. It is a wild beach, protected and classified Grand Site de France and Natura 2000 zone. Motorized vehicles are forbidden in order to preserve its environment.

Yes, it is possible to have visitors.

Day visitors will have to pay an entrance ticket.

Tickets are 3€ and can be purchased at the security desk. They will also have to leave an ID card there.

On the other hand, visitors who stay overnight will have to pay the tourist tax (+18 years old) + the price per additional person at the reception.

It is important to know that visitors can only stay overnight if the accommodation capacity is not exceeded.

The tourist tax is €0.66 per person over 18 and per night.
(Under 18s are exempt from tax)

During the summer season (July / August)

  • Minimum price
    • 7, 9, 14, 16,21, 23 or 28 nights
    • Arrival / departure days : Tuesday and Thursday
  • Comfort 10 and Comfort Plus
    • July and August
      • 7, 11, 14, 18,21 or 25 nights
      • Arrival/departure days : Wednesday and Sunday
  • Comfort 4, 4-6, 6-8
    • 7 night minimum
    • Choice of arrival / departure days

      Out of season, reservation 2 nights minimum

If you have booked a lodge, you will be able to pick up your keys from 4pm.

If you have reserved a pitch, it will be available from noon (12:00).

However, you can arrive at any time and take advantage of all the facilities of the campsite: shops, swimming pools, activities, …

At the time of your reservation, a deposit of 25% will be asked. Then, you can pay the balance of your stay at the latest 7 days before your arrival :

  • By bank transfer
  • By credit card (via our website)
  • By check (until 45 days before your arrival)
  • By vacation vouchers (ANCV and ANCV Connect)

VACAF vouchers are not accepted.

On site, the accepted methods of payment are :

  • Cash
  • Credit card
  • Vacation vouchers (ANCV and ANCV Connect)

 

Unaccompanied minors are not permitted.

Groups of minors must be over 17 and must be accompanied by an adult for the entire duration of the stay.

A parental commitment per minor must be completed and presented at check-in.

Yes, it is possible to have visitors.
Day visitors will have to pay an entrance ticket.

Tickets are 3€ and can be purchased at the security desk. They will also have to leave an ID card there.

On the other hand, visitors who stay overnight will have to pay the tourist tax (+18 years old) + the price per additional person at the reception.

It is important to know that visitors can only stay overnight if the accommodation capacity is not exceeded.

If you are in a lodge, you must release it and return your keys to reception before 10 a.m.

But it is possible to opt for the “late check out” option, only on weekends and public holidays / Excluding July and August. In this case, you have until 4 p.m. to vacate the lodge!

If you had a pitch, you must vacate it before noon (12 noon) and there is no need to go back to reception.

The gates close at midnight and open at 6 a.m. Between midnight and 6 a.m., car traffic in the campsite is prohibited. You have a large parking lot outside to park if you arrive after midnight.

If you have a reservation, your key or pitch number will be waiting for you at the security post. Everything will be given to you in exchange for an identity document. Do not forget to go to the reception the next day to regularize your stay!

Yes, at the sanitary block 12, there are 2 terminals, including 4 places, for emptying and filling the water of the motorhomes.

  • Service area tokens are sold at reception: €1/token

Yes, at the sanitary block 12, there are 2 terminals, including 4 places, for emptying and filling the water of the motorhomes.

The air-conditioned lodges are :

  • Confort plus 6
  • Confort plus 5
  • Confort plus 4

And the lodges that have heating are :

  • Confort 4/6
  • Confort 6/8
  • Confort plus 6

No air conditioning or heating in the other categories of lodges.

Yes, there are 12 Green up terminals, available with 2 packages (2 days €20 / 1 week €50 / Deposit €210). Information at the campsite reception.

The city center is 10 minutes by car, 25 minutes by bike and one hour by foot.

There is no shuttle to reach the heart of the city but it is possible to take the green way of Espiguette on foot, by bike, inline skate or scooter.  It will guide you, between marshes and ponds, to the heart of Grau du Roi.

There are many activities to do around the campsite.

Starting with horseback riding. Many ranches offer great rides.

If you are with your family and you want to discover the world of the ocean, the Seaquarium of Grau du Roi is THE place to be. About 10 minutes away by car, the Seaquarium has many tanks in which fish, sharks and other marine species evolve.

The Maison Méditerranéenne des vins is also the place to visit for lovers, enthusiasts and gourmets. You will find a selection of wines and regional products.

Regularly, festivities are organized around wine and local products in the presence of producers.

For the sportsmen, there is also a long green way allowing to discover the ponds, the marshes and the landscapes of the Camargue.