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Lovely little place for kids.

A great value, fun place to take kids. It has a good shaded picnic area, park, bouncy castle and... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Bella L
,
Poole, United Kingdom
via mobile
A hidden gem in Mervent forest

This is a lovely spot in Mervent forest. The water slides are a huge hit and this year's inflatable... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Siobhan D
,
Wicklow, Ireland
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Welcome to our leisure base called "espace de loisirs du lac de chassenon". located in the south of vendée we are the perfect spot for swiming and sun-bathing.With two water slides, a pic-nic area, and a bar you will enjoy your hollydays in...more
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Route de Parthenay | Prairie de l'Aiguille, 85240 Xanton-Chassenon, France
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

A great value, fun place to take kids. It has a good shaded picnic area, park, bouncy castle and the lake, a couple of water slides and a baby pool. The children were kept occupied for hours and it cost us only 12 euros to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chantal C, Responsable at Espace de Loisirs du Lac de Chassenon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018
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Merci pour votre avis. Nous espérons voir beaucoup d'Anglais

Reviewed 26 August 2018

This is a lovely spot in Mervent forest. The water slides are a huge hit and this year's inflatable water obstacle course was a great addition. All staff were friendly and there were plenty of lifeguards on duty. A family favourite!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Siobhan D
Chantal C, Responsable at Espace de Loisirs du Lac de Chassenon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018
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Merci pour votre avis

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Disappointed to find that there is still no follow up on "no smoking" policy. People continue to smoke in areas were smoking is not allowed. No smoking signs remain very few and far between and those there are a too small and insignificant. Surprising and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chantal C, Responsable at Espace de Loisirs du Lac de Chassenon, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2018
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Désolée que vous soyez déçu mais nous ne pouvons pas mettre un policier derrière chaque personne. A chacun d'être raisonnable....More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

Having visited this park regularly in previous years, preferring it to the very busy coastal beaches we have this year been very disappointed that the "No Smoking Rules" have been relaxed. Although shown in the General Terms and Conditions and one or two very small...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank RGVend85
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Instead of an hour's journey to the coast here is a man-made beach on a lake with a cordonned-off swimming area, a diving platform and waterslides. There are shaded areas for people who want to sit out of the sun, a snack bar with tables...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place and suitable from 0 to 100 years!!! We had two teenage girls and two young boys with us...great smoothies at the bar for only €3 each. Plenty of shade..water slide...pedalos...speed boats and clean toilets.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Emma P
Vincent C, Gérant at Espace de Loisirs du Lac de Chassenon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016
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Et oui toute la famille est la bienvenue du plus jeune au plus vieux....

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This was perfect for us with young children. Plenty of shade, plenty of sun and excellent price to get in. A must for a young family.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dani P
Vincent C, Gérant at Espace de Loisirs du Lac de Chassenon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016
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Merci pour vos encouragements

Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

What a fabulous place! Entry price is super cheap. We went as a group of 8 adults and 4 children and we had a super time. Got there at opening time so was able to have the pick of the beach to set up. The...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Vincent C, Gérant at Espace de Loisirs du Lac de Chassenon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016
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C'est un peu compliqué de faire de la restauration mais peut être un restaurant va t il s'ouvrir à côté...More

Reviewed 22 August 2016

Man made beach means it is clean and tidy. Lake was lovely and warm, the pontoon for the children to dive off was brilliant and a couple of flumes made for a great day out. Also able to hire pedal boats and little electric motor...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Vincent C, Gérant at Espace de Loisirs du Lac de Chassenon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Merci beaucoup

Reviewed 26 July 2016

The French do this kind of place so well. Car Park about 50m away, walk across the road, pay E3.50 per adult and you've got a wonderful afternoon of swimming and fun.The lake was beautiful and warm; not too busy. The beach is sandy and...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Sean M
Vincent C, Gérant at Espace de Loisirs du Lac de Chassenon, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016
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Merci beaucoup, nous adorons les Anglais

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