We will refund you the difference plus an extra 5% discount off your stay. Contact us on 0203 475 4756.
- If you find the exact same product (same dates, same residence, same type of accommodation, same reservation conditions) on sale elsewhere cheaper than we offer, we will refund you the difference.
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- Offer only available on destinations directly managed by Madame Vacances.
- A varied choice of activities to suit everyone, including horse riding, water sports and hiking trails.
- Easy access to endless stretches of sandy beaches and secluded cloves.
- Plenty of choice for eating and drinking along the coast and in the town centre.
A firm favourite with both French and English tourists alike, Le Grau du Roi is a popular choice for a relaxed summer stay in the Languedoc-Rousillon region. From the lapping tides of the Mediterranean, to the smooth peaks of the sand dunes and scenic waterways of the Chenal Maritime, it is easy to see why this resort sees holidaymakers returning year after year.
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Surrounded by rivers and marshland, Le Grau du Roi plays host to a vast array of vibrant wildlife, even including flamingos! Visitors have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of this resort's unique landscape on a boat tour of Port Camargue, or even during a leisurely stroll along the waterfront pier or through the area's sweeping pine forests.
Families will find plenty to keep the children entertained here too, with a choice of water sports to have a go at, plus a large local aquarium for everyone to enjoy. The town's ice cream parlours are sure to go down a treat, too - particularly in the warmth of the afternoon sun.
Things To Do
If you're an active party, you'll find it more than easy to fill your itinerary with a variety of trips to keep you occupied. Le Grau du Roi truly opens itself to exploration and adventure, and a visit to Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau is the ideal place to start.
Nearby Camargue's 60 hectare nature reserve invites visitors into the enchanting world of its wildlife. With walking trails meandering between swaying reeds and marshland, this is the perfect place to bring your camera, and perhaps a pair of binoculars for bird-watching, too. There will be plenty to see, as the summer months see many species migrate to the reserve, including herons and egrets.
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If you'd rather give your feet a rest, another popular way to discover this coastal region is on horseback. You'll often see small groups gently trotting along the beach and taking in the scenery, sometimes during the evening, as the sun sets - it doesn't get much more picturesque than that.
Superb Sea Life
Easily one of Le Grau du Rois top attractions, Seaquarium is a must visit. Home to around 200 species, from jellyfish and clown fish to sharks and rays, Seaquarium offers a fascinating insight into the marine life that inhabit our oceans. With educational discovery trails and exhibitions, plus an impressively large tank with over 30 species of sharks, this is a highly recommended attraction for all of the family to enjoy.
Wild Water Sports
Port Camargue - Le Grau du Roi's seafront area - is an idyllic spot to participate in some adrenaline-fuelled activities. Water sports are a favourite on this part of the coast, and with such a vast selection to choose from, guests will find something for all ages here.
Kitesurfing and Jet Ski hire are readily available, and are a great way to make the most of the rippling waves. Kayaking and canoe trips are perfect for pairs and groups to take in stunning views of Port Camargue from an alternative viewpoint. Or for an entirely different perspective, diving lessons and trips are also an option - a unique and unforgettable experience.
Rest and Relaxation
For some much needed pampering after a busy few days of walking and excursions, a morning or afternoon in the local spa is a must. The Hotel de Camargue's spa and wellness area is perfect for winding down with a facial, massage and sauna session, or a tranquil swim in the heated pool. For those who want to make the most of hotel's facilities, the spa area also boasts a gym with equipment that is free to use, plus a shop selling fitness essentials and a range of natural cosmetics.
Eating and Drinking
Being an authentic fishing port, naturally Le Grau du Roi's specialities revolve largely around seafood. Favourites include freshly cooked mussels with warm garlic butter, steaming pots of fish stew and of course, seafood platters ideal for sharing amongst friends and family. Freshly cooked crepes make for a satisfying and tasty dessert, and with a variety of creperies in the area, guests are sure to find the perfect flavour combination here.
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The area boasts a selection of restaurants along the seafront with large outdoor seating areas - ideal for a spot of al fresco dining to make the most of the Mediterranean sun whilst enjoying panoramic views of the coast.
Regional delicacies will often include fresh vegetables, herbs and spices from the local markets in Port Camargue and nearby Montpellier. Visitors are welcome to visit the markets themselves, and can expect to find stalls full of delicious cheeses, cured meats and fresh vegetables - a perfect mix for a delicious lunch or family dinner on a self-catering trip.
If seafood isn't your dish of choice, there a plenty of other restaurants to choose from. Italian and Asian cuisines are firm favourites in Le Grau du Roi, as well as small bistros and cafes with varied menus, offering dishes to suit everyone, including light salads and pizzas.
Bars and Entertainment
Once the sun has set, the entertainment doesn't stop in Le Grau du Roi. With a variety of bars and entertainment venues open until the wee hours. From fruity cocktails to refreshing ice creams - the town's bars are an excellent choice for the perfect finish to a meal.
For an evening of lively entertainment, Le Grau du Roi even boasts a cabaret restaurant for a spectacle to enjoy as you dine. Alternatively, the town is home to a cinema and gaming rooms - great for keeping younger guests occupied. Visitors are also welcome to try their luck in the local Casino Flamingo, which also includes a bar and two restaurants of its own.