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Excellent 5/5 Score from 37 reviews

Vintage bus at a surf and yoga beach house

Certificate of Excellence 2014

from £50 /night help Price for guests, Nights

Excellent 5/5 Score from 37 reviews

Excellent 5/5 

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It's the good life camping in a vintage combi!

Camper van / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

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Camper van / 1 bedrooms / sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

Stay in a vintage bus at a surf and yoga beach house in Biscarrosse-plage, just 200 km from the beach. This bus is retired from road rentals and is stationary and not for driving. Virginia has become a guest bedroom annexed to our family home. Our friends and family love staying in her so much so that this year we have opened her up to you to stay in over the summer holiday. Your stay will contribute to getting Virginia back on the road in 2016!

Our unique camper bedroom, Virginia, is a 1965 original Kombi and she is happily resting underneath the fig tree in the garden of the beach house. Enjoy the good bits of a relaxed camper holiday without the hassle of insurance, petrol, parking and camping costs. You have the use of a toilet, wash basin and shower right next to the van, mains electricity and cooking facilities. You have the best of both worlds by staying at the house you can use the bbq, wifi access, sunny terraced garden and feel secure in a private family home, and so close to the beach.

You will enjoy your private space and have access to come and go as you please. The owners are on site if you need any advice.

Join in one of the owners daily yoga classes in the on site house studio.

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Check in time: 16:00
Check out time: 10:00
Nearest beach Biscarrosse-plage 200 m
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 100 m
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Bordeaux Merignac 100 km, Nearest railway: Arcachon 35 km
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Staffed property
General Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle
Utilities Cooker, Fridge
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (2), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 2
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ
Access Parking
Further details outdoors

Linen and towels can be provided for a supplement.

Bikes, surf boards can be rented in the town as hot walk away.

Local fresh market everyday in summer.

Further details

Non smokers only.

Quiet time during yoga classes.

Respect the house, other guests, pets, owners.

Recycle packaging and compost suitable waste food in pots provided.

Be responsible with water usage.

Sorry no pets as we already have a dog and a cat who rule the premises.

Our accommodation is suitable for young adults and couples interested in surf and yoga.

We accept reservations for your children over the age of 10.

No non-paying guests or visitors.

About this location

The Aquitaine region

'The capital of the good life'... Aquitaine, the Atlantic region in South West France is one of the best kept secret holiday destinations of the French people and those in the know internationally. Why? Miles of sandy white beaches, hot sunny weather, a pilgrimage destination for foodies (Gastronomes) and wine lovers (Oenophiles), lower prices and avoiding the crowds, traffic and expense of the Mediterranean and Paris may be a start.

Enjoy, the city of Bordeaux, the Cote D'Argent, Europe's 's longest expanse of white sandy beach featuring Europe's highest dune, 'Dune du Pyla' near Arcachon, fashion shopping or stopping off for a snack in the oyster capital of France, Cap Ferret and the Bassin d'Arcachon.


Known simply as Bisca, our base in Biscarrosse is on the Côte d'Argent or the Silver Coast. Biscarrosse plage is a top holiday destination in it's own right with its big lakes, beautiful beach, forest, cycle paths, nearby dune du Pyla, nightly market and fresh food market daily during summer.

We are situated at the edge of the shops and restaurants just opposite the school. We are 200m from the beach access at the south beach parking and 300m from a peaceful pine forest. Biscarrosse is a surf beach and is on a stunning coastline of golden sands and dunes that stretches 200km know as the Cote d'Argent.

Sunsets are amazing here and there is no better place than sitting on the dune watching the sun go down.

There is a fresh food market daily each morning and also a night market of crafts and art during summer.

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24 Aug 2014


"Duur voor wat je in de plaats krijgt!"

De bus zag er langs buiten geweldig uit en de ervaring om ermee te rijden was ook geweldig en uniek.Jammer genoeg was het slapen en camperen met de bus iets minder. Wij hadden 'Vriginia' geh… More

Hello, Thank you for your feedback, I am glad you enjoyed your week. I am sorry Virginia was not satisfactory clean, this is not normal for us. I personally do everything I can possible to make sure the vans are ready for your trip. The curtains have since been washed and cleaned but yes they are quite "vintage" looking now. In August it is very busy and busy campsites with erratic electricity supply do cause problems for all camping cars, especially powering fridges when it is hot outside. Virginia will be getting a new fridge. Table leg is fixed. It is good to tell me what problems arise when you bring the bus back so we can fix them quickly. I am sorry you did not feel you could tell me these things at the time. I am sorry it rained during your week. It has been a strange summer this year, Yes the bed is restricted in Virginia, this is noted on the booking system. Water would not have leaked on any electrics, these are protected. However, an empty leisure battery will mean the 12v lighter and radio wouldn't work. Bedding packs for 2 persons consist of 2 pillows and a double sleeping bag. Any extra sheets or blankets in the van are provided complimentary on a discretionary basis or by request. Mainly early or late summer when it can be chilly and we ensure each bus has big blanket for beach/picnic or extra bedding warmth. Virginia is the split screen and the eldest van and we do not charge extra for her compared to the other van. We remain competitive if not better value for high season with other like for like companies in europe for this kind of vehicle. Thanks again for your valid points. Happy travels.

9 Jul 2014


"An unforgettable experience!"

We spent 10 days camping and exploring the southwest coast of France in the beautiful Virginia, and it is a holiday we will never forget! It was love at first sight when we were first dropped to the c… More

Thank you! I remember you both having a great spirit and realistic expectations about the combi adventure which I knew when you departed would lead to you both having a fun week. So pleased Virginia captured your hearts. She will always be here for more...

16 Dec 2013


"Can't be beaten!"

Excellent choice for a great break from anything! Relaxing, invigorating, inspiring and hugely enjoyable.We travelled from the base to San Sebastien (well worth the trip), then back along the coast st… More

7 Oct 2013


"Our week with Marilyn"

We came to book with James at Belle Vie after being let down by We Dub You camper hire in Bergerac. As we already had flights booked James was so helpful with getting Marilyn set up for our arrival ni… More

Glad you both enjoyed it and we were able to salvage your holiday. Hope to see you again. All the best

13 Sep 2013


"Belle Vie = Incroyables vacances"

Mon épouse et moi avons loué Virginia pour 7 jours début Septembre 2013. Nous avons passé des vacances extraordinaires arpentant les routes vallonnées des Landes, allant de plage idyllique en pla… More

10 Sep 2013


"Fantastic chilling holliday"

We spent a week travelling in Virginia ,a 1965 splitty, and our only regret is we didn't book for longer.Everything about our holiday was a new and exciting experience, every morning we asked eac… More

10 Sep 2013


"VW Camper road trip"

We hired Felicity, a 1975 Westfalia VW camper from James at Belle Vie Campers. We have a wonderful week driving beach to beach from Biscarrose to Biarritz and back using municipal camping sites along … More

3 Sep 2013


"Des vacances hors du commun"

Nous avons passé une semaine absolument magnifique avec 'Marylin' ! Ce combi est vraiment idéal pour un couple et il nous a permis de sillonner les routes landaises et girondines à notre … More

24 Aug 2013


"Belle vie, une bonne vue, de bonnes personnes."

We spent a week in Biscarosse and the Bordeaux region, but it felt like a month.For all it is a small surf town, there is so much to see and do in Biscarosse and the surrounding area. Belle Vie offers… More

So pleased you had the whole Bisca Belle Vie experience with the relaxed but maybe odd mix of campers, yoga and even a stay in our garden overnight at out home! Pleasure to have you guys stay. Until next time...

7 Aug 2013


"An unforgettable experience"

A memorable week with 'Virginia' (1965). All the owners/staff at Belle-Vie camping are extremely friendly and personable. They went out of their way to help us. The van we rented was just… More

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