In southwest France, on the banks of the mighty Garonne river, sits the beautiful city of Bordeaux. Boasting over 2000 years of history, including a long time spent under the rule of the Roman empire, it is a dynamic city with plenty to see and do for adults and kids alike, before settling down in one of its (numerous) bars with a glass of red and watching the world go by. It's also located just a short drive from the long, sandy beaches of the Atlantic Coast, perfect for surfing and the protected beaches in the Arcachon Bay. Even better, it’s ‘home’ to nearby Siblu holiday parks, Les ViviersLa Réserve, a short distance from Les Dunes de Contis and with Domaine de Soulac a bit further up!



Lake Biscarrosse

Welcome to La Réserve in South West France! With its own private beach on the massive Lake Biscarrosse, it's a fantastic holiday park for those who love nothing more than the sensation of sand between their toes.

pool with retractable roof
Indoor and outdoor pool
Great Slides
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Private beach on Biscarrosse lake

Located in the heart of pine forest in a beautiful area of South West France, this park is only a quick bike ride from the beach and has been recently refurbished, ensuring it has top of the range facilities in addition to its great location. 

Amazing waterslides
tents and caravans allowed
Pitches for caravans and tents available
child friendly activities
Tons of activities on site
Cap Ferret

With stunning views over Arcachon bay to the Dune du Pilat and spacious shady pitches in the heart of a seaside pine forest, Siblu’s Les Viviers holiday park is a perfect base for discovering the best of South West France.

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Direct beach access
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watersports activities on site
pool with retractable roof
Indoor and outdoor pools

As one of our slightly smaller Siblu holiday parks, Domaine de Soulac has a friendly, laid-back atmosphere and is always popular with those who have younger children or who are looking for a more chilled-out camping experience.

Waterslide & paddling pool
pet friendly accommodation
Pets welcome in certain accommodations
spa and jacuzzi
Spa & Jacuzzi

Bordeaux at a glance


Climb the Pey Berland Tower for unrivalled views of the city


Head to the 'rives droite' and take in the views over the river and the historic centre


Take in a vineyard tour in nearby Pessac or visit one of the fantastic museums - Cité du Vin or the Musée d'Aquitaine

Things to see and do in and around Bordeaux

Things to do
Make sure you discover Quartier St-Pierre, Bordeaux’s medieval core, and stroll by Flamboyant-Gothic basilica, Basilique St-Michel. And if your feet ache from all the walking, jump on a tram or take a bus tour to appreciate the rest of the city. There are also excellent museums to visit: Musée d'Aquitaine, which recounts the whole history of the city or the Cité du Vin which offers many interactive exhibits and a glass of wine at its bar which overlooks the city. And there’s always retail therapy: some consider rue Saint Catherine to be Europe’s longest pedestrianized shopping street!
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Special Events
Bordeaux is never short of festivals and cultural events either. Both in June, here are two not to miss: ‘Bordeaux fête le vin’, a biennial wine festival celebrating local appellations through tastings, concerts and fireworks; and Les Epicuriales, a very different kind of culinary festival, with tastings, demonstrations and even a ‘waiters’ race!
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Local Discoveries
The miroir d’eau at the Place de la Bourse is nothing short of magical, and is the world’s largest reflecting pool, super for splashing about in on a hot summer’s day. Amble along the Marché des Quais – Bordeaux’s Sunday market on the Garonne – the route is also interspersed with skate parks and playgrounds to keep littler ones amused. No trip to Bordeaux could ever be complete without tasting some of its world famous wines, and these can easily be accompanied by the city’s fine cuisine. When you’re quite replete, remember to mosey through the city’s streets once again and enjoy Bordeaux sparkling by night.
Places to go nearby
Visit the charming medieval village of St. Emilion for vineyard tours and tastings, but also discover a surprising underground church and labyrinthine caves. The extraordinary Bay of Arcachon is also nearby – a beautiful beach playground, famous for its sublime oysters. If you follow the road out of Arcachon to Pilat, you will find Europe's biggest sand dune, the impressive Dune de Pyla.

Getting to Bordeaux from our parks



Distance/driving time from Les Viviers

58km/ 1 hour

Distance/driving time from La Reserve

87.3km/ 1 hour 28 minutes 

Distance/driving time from Les Dunes de Contis

120km/ 1 hour 40 minutes

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