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Camping de la Cote de Nacre
Dusseldorf, Germany
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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Family Fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

We stayed here as a family of 5 in July 2014. We opted for a two bedroom cottage with a covered decking area. The pitches vary in size and ours was unfortunately one of the small ones but luckily placed in a relatively quiet area. The only problem we encountered was with the barbecue that is provided. It was very difficult to light and keep alight as there is no under draught. I would recommend to bring your own. The pools are great and very much enjoyed by the children. The campsite is set in a beautiful very typically French village with a pretty sea front and promenade with a few restaurants. The walk down to the sea takes about 10 minutes at a leisurely stroll. There is lots to do and see in the area especially if you are interested in the second world war. We found a very nice beach too between Lion sur Mer and Hermanville sur Mer. The shop was well stocked except warning for Brits and Irish they only stock UHT milk but the fresh bread and croissants were fabulous and no more expensive than outside the campsite. Warning also to wi-fi users....The campsite offers a free wi-fi service around the reception area. All I can say is avoid trying between 6pm and 11pm, it is very popular and consequently very slow. A tip would be to visit the tourist office, they also have free wi-fi which is much faster.
Reading through this review it sounds quite negative but we actually had a wonderful time here. The campsite is clean and the staff are very friendly and helpful. I was also delighted that we had a kettle in the mobile home, another essential for Brits and Irish who enjoy a cup of tea and often lacking in French holiday rentals.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Myself and my husband have just spent 3 nights at this park, with our son, daughter-in-law and 6 year old grandson. Our caravan ( a Classic 3 bedroom) was lovely and the sun was on the decking all through the day, and we ate all of our meals outside. The pitch was very spacious, there was even room for our grandson to play tennis etc on the grass. We all had great fun in the swimming pools and our grandson loved the slides.

We did a big shop at the local supermarket before arriving at the camp, which worked out well as there is a very limited selection in the camp shop. One evening we walked down to the village and along the promenade by the sea, not too far to walk from the camp.

We had a takeaway from the camp site on the last evening, pizza, burgers etc. which was of excellent quality.

On the way back to the ferry at Cherburg we stopped at Caen and walked round the castle wall, and then went on to see the D-Day landing memorial at Utah Beach, which was excellent and very good value for the museum at 8 euros each, I could have stayed in there much longer if time had permitted.

All in all a great short break.

Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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2 Thank Anne K
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Clackmannanshire
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Stayed here with my wife and two pre school children for the second of our two base France trip.

The park was easy enough to find and got a warm welcome from the yelloh village staff, their English was certainly a lot better than my French, which was helpful. Remember to have your credit card ready as they take down the details to use as deposit incase you break anything!

The cabin was immaculate and pitches were fairly private as their was hedging between each.

We booked the smallest cabin which was a bit cosy for us, but that's my fault for not really looking at the sizing in much detail when booking.

The pool area was very nice and well kept, the convertible indoor outdoor pool was actually pretty warm almost like a hot tub, which was nice.

They also had what looked like a brand new play park with bouncy castles, kids spent hours there.

We used the takeaway at the park which was reasonably priced as far as holiday parks go, compared with the places in town which looked quite pricey. The takeaway portions were also quite generous.

The town it's self had good french character, felt a thousand miles from the UK. It's well worth the scenic 15 minute drive to arromanches for the d day memorials and the nice cafe's and tourist shops. Or also a further 15 minutes away is port en bessin huppain which has a nice harbour with plenty cafe's and restaurants. Or drive 45 minutes in the opposite direction is deauville which has a gorgeous large sandy beach and nice marina.

All in all pleased with camping de la cote de nacre, it felt so much more upmarket than any haven I've been to in the uk, probably because there was no chavs and parents kept their kids under control.

Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for half term in 2014.

We were with euro camp and booked a classic lodge/chalet. We were incredibly impressed with the personal greeting and the staff at euro camp, they were fantastic.

The activities available for the kids were a plenty and all of the other families were really friendly towards each other, no matter where they came from.

Unfortunately my son had an accident in the pool whilst we were there, slicing his head open. The staff were quick and efficient, calling an ambulance very promptly to take him to caen hospital where we were treated within 5 minutes. (We were at this point considering moving to France purely for their health service!)

Brilliant fun and a great time.

Yes, the bar was expensive at around 9 euro for 2 drinks, but if you change that back into pounds, it's no more expensive really than a couple if drink in the UK (in the more expensive places of course) we were happy to pay it as the kids had so much fun.

We will be returning for another trip soon.

Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for the last leg of a travelling holiday through France. When we arrived after a long day of driving we were told there was a mix up with how many of us there were and our caravan wasn't ready. They assured us the cleaners were getting one ready immediately and it would only be a 1 to 2 hour wait! And also we were being upgraded to a larger one. The caravan was eventually ready an hour and a half later, looking forward to seeing inside we made our way over. The caravan was smaller if anything! No upgrade and inconvenienced with no real apology. This site was just camping en mass. So many caravans/people it was very impersonal, loud and expensive. 2 drinks from the bar for just shy of 10 euro. We knew before we came that we prefer hotels but this experience has confirmed that camping isn't for us. If you like to shuffle around a dining table while cooking, or sleep on a mattress that hard that bricks would of been more comfortable then it will be great for you. All in all not impressed and definitely won't return to this or any other campsite in the future.

Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Thank Kirsty R
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

First stay at this site and first stay with Eurocamp.

Having stayed with Al fresco in other French resorts we were equally impressed with euro camp.

The site was well set up and within walking distance to the town and sea front.

Prices at the onsite take away were very expensive. ..12 euros for burger and fries!!! (However tasty after a day travelling! )

The swimming pool was great for the kids as was the play ground and bouncy castles. (However felt sorry for the families whose caravans literally sat next to this busy play area.)

Great base for exploring the Normandy beaches!

Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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2 Thank BLK82
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notts
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44 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2014

We booked through eurocamp for a Monday - Friday stay over the Easter holidays. We travelled with 2 kids aged 11 and 12 , we were apprehensive and didn't know what to expect as had never travelled abroad and stayed in a caravan before. The DFDS seaways overnight crossing from portsmouth to Le Havre in reclining seats (cheaper option) was ok and was just a means of transport. We managed to get a bit of sleep by taking eye masks ( the lights were never dimmed ! ), blankets and pillows.

The campsite was great, spotlessly clean and the caravan was beautiful, Spacious and airy with all amenities (no tv - fab!) and a beautiful decking area with barbecue which we used one evening..the beds were comfy and everything appeared like new.

The weather meant we enjoyed 1 day by the outside pool sunbathing whilst the kids played in the very cold indoor pool ... Other days were spent exploring the local beaches and visiting the landing beaches , visiting bayeux, the tapestry and the cathedral and the cemeteries and going into caen and honfleur. Honfleur is a must , very quaint. Normandy , itself is a delightful area .

There was some hit and miss wi fi in the bar area and smaller kids enjoyed the entertainment provided whilst older kids played pool or played in the small arcade area. The staff were all very friendly .
The campsite was quiet and driving through the site was not allowed after 11pm. People just played boule or barbecued in the glorious weather.

We did not eat at the on site restaurant , choosing to eat in local restaurants /bistros in the evenings instead . We made up a picnic each lunch from French bread / ham and cheese that we purchased from one of the local supermarkets..

All in all, a great holiday, and we are planning on doing another area of France next year in a caravan.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Property: Camping de la Cote de Nacre
Address: 17 rue du Major Gal James Moulton, 14750 Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer, France
Region: France > Normandy > Basse-Normandie > Calvados > Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Spa
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 4 Hotels in Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer
Hotel Class:5 star — Camping de la Cote de Nacre 5*
Number of rooms: 230
Also Known As:
Camping De La Cote De Nacre Hotel Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer
Camping De La Cote De Nacre Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer, Normandy

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