Daytime activities at the campsite
At Sunêlia l'Hippocampe, our 5-star campsite in the Alpes de Haute Provence, there's always something going on, every day, for adults and children alike: entertainment, sport and relaxation are always on the agenda!
Daily entertainment in high season: Our entertainment team is ready to give you a great time during the day and in the evening. Sports facilities are available with several courts (multisport, beach volleyball, tennis, etc.). Our entertainers also offer dance classes by the pools. For the more active, there is an equipped gym. Fitness sessions are held here every morning in July and August (except Saturdays). Finally, for children, 400 m² of inflatable infrastructures are accessible from the water park.
Off-season entertainment: Sports activities are offered during the Ascension and Whitsun weekends.
Activities all day
At the campsite, all sports activities are at your disposal:
- A multi-sports court (football, basketball, handball)
- A tennis court
- A beach volleyball court
- Several petanque courts
- 6 table tennis tables
Sports activities in high season
During the high season, our entertainers offer a wide range of supervised activities!
You could start your day with a fitness class (Zumba, cardio, stretching...) followed by an aquagym session or a waterpolo tournament.
Some great sports tournaments are organised for you (Petanque, Beach volleyball, Table tennis, Basketball...).
The entertainers and artists at l'Hippocampe are happy to give dance lessons!
For example, learn to dance Salsa or Bachata during the introductory courses at the poolside.
Good news for sports fans!
At l'Hippocampe you'll find a fitness area, equipped with 1 elliptical trainer, 2 bicycles, 2 multifunctional weight stations and 1 weight bench.
Fitness classes are also held every morning in July and August, except Saturdays.
The Jumping Zone to keep the kids happy!
400m² of inflatables to be enjoyed throughout the summer.
After a dip in the pool and a slide down the waterslides, it's time to jump in the inflatables!
The Jumping zone is accessible via the water park.
Need advice or information?
Anim'Info is the registration and information desk for all the activities on the campsite.
It is located in the Yurt Village. This is where you can register your children for certain sunny club activities (e.g. themed evenings, all-day activities, etc.)
and book your spot for major sporting events (e.g. Color Run, Water Durance Game, etc.).
Not to mention registering for archery or booking a place on the tennis court.
You can also borrow sports equipment (e.g. tennis rackets and balls, table tennis, balls, etc.) in exchange for an ID card.
Certain partner activities outside the campsite (e.g. rafting, canyoning, paragliding, etc.) can be consulted and booked at Anim Info.
Some of the season's highlights
Here are some examples of events* that took place in previous seasons and that can be part of the high season program:
- The Color Run: a 5-kilometre run or walk around the campsite, with coloured powders thrown in and a DJ at the finish.
- The Olympiads: The big game day, play in teams to win the big prize.
- The Durance Water Game: Relay course over water and land.
- Silent Disco: "Quiet, let's dance !".
- The Theme Dinners such as Paella, Couscous, Méchoui (roasted lamb or pig) or BBQ Party.
- The Great Shows around the pool
- Pool Parties or Pool by Night
* Please note that the programme may change from one season to the next.
Your days on the riverbank
A walk or bike ride
From a quiet walk around the lake on foot or by bike, to small trips on the river in a canoe, you will enjoy the presence of the lake in the middle of nature.
Walks are accessible to all.
Our Durance Nautique base offers bikes for hire.
What's more, the Haute Provence footbridge, inaugurated in July 2022 by Provence Alpes Agglo, will allow you to reach the other bank of the Durance in the blink of an eye (and a few steps)!
The water sports centre
Enjoy the pleasures of the water with Durance Nautique. You'll find equipment for hire for the whole family: bicycles, mountain bikes for adults and children, electric mountain bikes, pedal go-karts, SUP-paddles, canoes, pedal boats and electric boats.
The water sports centre also offers SUP (stand up paddle) initiation sessions and courses.
Don't hesitate to contact Ravi from Durance Nautique: 0033 18.104.22.168.76 for bookings and information.
Staying at our campsite in the Alpes de Haute Provence also means you can go fishing (casting or fly-fishing) directly from the campsite on the banks of the Durance.
A fishing licence from the Fédération de Pêche is required, and can be obtained from a local tabac (tobacconist) near the campsite.
The wellness area
Enjoy a moment of relaxation on holiday in the Alpes de Haute Provence in our SPA on the banks of the Durance, where you can choose from a wide range of treatments and massages*.
You'll also find a bubble sauna, sun loungers, canopy beds and a jacuzzi!
Remember to book your session in advance by contacting reception. 0033 22.214.171.124.00
*Spa services are not included in the price of your stay.
The equestrian centre
Pony or horse rides for all levels await you at the equestrian centre located along the lakeshore (towards the village).
© Ludovic Texier