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2021 Novelty : Discover an extraordinary show ..



















2021 Novelty : Discover an extraordinary show …

« We are going to tell you a story that takes place in between dreams and reality.

Human from all times always knew how to be powerful and show strenght. They pushed their limits of their intelligence, their dreams and their desire ..

However, a strenght was never mastered..


Discover how the most unknown mechanics of the rain and the nice weather, of the cold and the warmth works,

Here is the incredible opportunity for you to say « I was there. »


We are very happy to announce you one of our novelty of the 2021 season, a new show that you will only see at the Campsite L’Hippocampe. It will leave you speachless : l’Envers des saisons.


Enter the amazing universe of a story that crosses 4 seasons and will fully immerse you in between dreams and reality thanks to headphones..

Admire the spectacular sound and light effects and feel intense and unique emotions..


Meet your animation team of the Campsite Sunelia l’Hippocampe in collaboration with l’INM and La Flambée Productions.

Throughout this show, every single one of you will live an extraordinary experience and leave with many memories..

The show is accessible for the whole family in French and in English.

Let’s meet every Thursday nights at 9 :45PM by the pools of l’Hippocampe for an incredible show.


Opening calendar 2021












The long-awaited recovery !

Dear customers, we will be able to welcome you from Monday May 3 😊 !

In order to comply with government measures, we will gradually open our services according to the attached calendar :

Monday May 03: Opening of the campsite!
From the opening you will be able to enjoy the sports grounds and children’s games.

Saturday May 08 :

  • Bakery and takeaway service
  • Opening of our nautical base with the rental of electric boats, Paddle, Pedalo, Canoe and bicycle

Maintaining the curfew until 7:00 p.m. and respecting the sanitary measures in force (see below).

Wednesday May 19:

  • Opening of swimming pools
  • Terraces (bar / snack / restaurant) and restaurant room (only for customers staying at the campsite), with a maximum of 6 people per table and seated.

Curfew from 9:00 p.m. and dedicated sanitary protocol (under development).

Wednesday June 9:

  • Opening of our sports halls (NEW)

Curfew from 11:00 p.m

All services are open except the disco.

End of the curfew but maintenance of respect for sanitary measures.



New in 2021: Jumping zone*!



Prepare to burn up your energy!

For the great fun of children and teenagers, an area of 400 m2 will be dedicated to various bouncy castles: a giant pyramid, water house, mini castle and many more.

And for the adults, we are waiting for you to kick off the crazy tournaments!  Giant table football, belly-slide, rolling ball… So, are you ready to be a kid again?

And yes, this year, on land, in the air or in the pool, there is something for every age!


*Subject to the health guidelines regarding Covid of the French government.





L’Hippocampe received the SILVER SUNNY award in the “general satisfaction” category for summer 2020.

It is with great pleasure that the Bravay family announces the Silver Sunny award in the “general satisfaction” category that was awarded to the Sunêlia l’Hippocampe campsite this year!

“The good feedback from our customers is our greatest satisfaction! This is the main reason why we get better every year. It is thanks to your feedback that we do this job with passion! We have been doing this work in our family for 55 years, more than 3 generations. So, thank you dear customers for the trust you give us every year and also a BIG thank you to our teams who have been surrounding us for several years and also to the newcomers who have joined us.

See you next year!

Rose Marie, Christian, Jean Philippe & Alys

Covid 19: a look back at the summer of 2020


What health measures were taken in the summer of 2020?

Holidays are about relaxing, discovering, and experiencing moments of pleasure while adapting to the current situation! Therefore, throughout the summer, we have introduced new procedures to ensure that our clients have a great holiday in complete safety.

We have adapted every profession to these new measures: animation, catering, cleaning, reception… We are lucky to welcome you on an 11-hectare site where most activities and services take place in the open air.

We invite you to watch our video with an impression of the holidays in the summer of 2020

For more information about the measures, we have taken in the summer of 2020, please visit this page: information Coronavirus

Take care of yourself.

La famille Bravay