Our Med Beach Club programme is a self-drive adventure holiday that requires you to drive on two days. All other transport in resort is provided free of charge using the 'Train Bus'. This is a fantastic service that will take you all over Argeles and the surrounding area. Transfers from Perpignan airport or railway station and in resort transfers on the two days are available with additional price of £495 per family.
With so much to see in the local area, having your own transport means should you wish to, you can go and explore with the family at your own pace. Across the week with us you'll have one full day and two half days of free time. Take a look at the ‘Local Attractions’ page to see all the other fantastic activities available to you on top of our exciting programme.
There are many travel companies that can assist you with your travel plans but we recommend that you contact one of the crossing operators directly.
Some of our guests have driven from home using a ferry or euro tunnel crossing. Others have taken flights into Perpignan, Girona, Beziers, Montpellier, Toulouse and Barcelona (all within a couple of hours drive) and a few have taken the overnight train to Perpignan leaving from Paris. Nearly all families hire a car if they have not travelled with their own.
Taking your car to the continent offers you complete travel independence and lets you take control. We are the fastest cross-channel operator, with a crossing time of just 35 minutes, so you arrive in France quicker than you think. Our fare structures also offers you good value, giving you cheaper fares when you plan ahead and travel at quieter times.Visit their website for bookings & more info
P&O Ferries are the UK's best known ferry operator offering a choice of routes including the famous Dover to Calais route across the English Channel. This route has a crossing time of around 75 minutes.Visit their website for bookings & more info
Brittany Ferries offers the most convenient ferry crossings for either vehicles or foot passengers to France. Departing from Portsmouth, Plymouth or Poole and travel to Cherbourg, St Malo, Caen or Roscoff for a direct channel crossing to your holiday in France.Visit their website for bookings & more info
The closest airport to Argelès is Perpignan; about 20 minutes drive. The low cost airline Ryan Air has flights from Birmingham & Stanstead. Girona Airport is the next closest at about an hours drive from Argeles. Ryan Air has flights to Girona from all over the UK.
During the summer months many other airports have flights from the UK with relatively low transfer times to Argelès. Beziers, Montpellier, Toulouse, Barcelona & Marseilles are all within a few hours transfer of Argelès.
Alternatively, there are many comparison sites that will find you the best car hire deal for your chosen airport. Rental Cars will give you options for most French and Spanish airports: www.rentalcars.comVisit their website for bookings & more info
Frixo - Our site Frixo (http://www.frixo.com/) is a road travel reporting website, that provides our users with the most up-to-date road traffic information. Our data is updated every 5 minutes using sensors placed on motorways and common A / B roads.
This is essentially a self catered holiday but we have included a few meals to allow you to relax and enjoy your time in resort. On arriving to the campsite our team will welcome you to your accommodation before firing up the barbeque ready for your first inclusive meal. Along with with this barbeque we provide packed lunches on 3 activity days and another ‘Beach’ barbeque after the snorkel/fishing expedition. You can check the ‘Programme’ tab to see the itinerary and when these meals will be provided.
There is a restaurant on site, La Zucca, that provides an a la carte menu throughout the day. There is also a small shop adjacent to the restaurant that has most things you would find in your local grocery shop. Just 5 minutes down the road from Taxo Les Pins is a huge Intermarche Hypermarket with fantastic meat, fish and deli counters.
The team at La Zucca provide a variety of evening entertainments during the week with the local ‘moules frites’ and ‘paella’ nights kicking of the proceedings two nights of the week. These really are an event and a great way of meeting your fellow campers and enjoying some fantastic local food at very little cost.
From the A9 Peage take exit 42 towards Andorre/Perpignan-Grand Saint-Charles/Thuir/Argelès-sur-Mer/Prades.
From here follow signs for Argelès sur Mer/Elne/Moulin à Vent. This will lead you onto the D914 that takes you all the way to Argelès.
Take exit 10 off the D914 and then take the last exit at the roundabout; this will take you over the dual carriage way. At the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Route de Taxo. Follow Route de Taxo for about half a mile until you reach the the campsite on your left. There is a large sign on the gate; you can’t miss it!
I can honestly say that our trip to Argelès was as good as anything I have been on. Superb location, great campsite, super friendly and keen staff and really good value for money. I'm sure we will be back.David Merifield