Our environmental approach

The environmental approach of our campsite

Developpement durable

Located in Gironde, on the seaside, our Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc campsite has adopted a sustainable development approach. We are committed to this approach in order to offer you the most pleasant stay in New Aquitaine in a natural and preserved setting. Sustainable development, a value that we defend within our 4-star campsite, is based on three pillars. Discover point by point the steps taken by our campsite to promote respect for nature and sustainable tourism.

I. Environmental

  • Camping labeled Clef Verte since 2004.
  • Bicycle rental.
  • Posters in each mobile home on the good habits to have.
  • Limited use of thermal tools.

 

1) Water management

 

  • Watering of the vegetation by drip irrigation.
  • Weekly readings of water consumption.
  • Increased monitoring of water leaks.
  • Sanitary facilities equipped with PRESTO type water savers.


2) Waste management

  • Implementation of selective sorting.
  • Mini farm with pigs and chickens.
  • Recycling of used oils from the restaurant with the company BORDOLEO, valorization in Saint Loubés for transformation into bio fuel
  • Specific and isolated storage of dangerous waste, such as batteries or light bulbs.
  • Reasonable printing and reuse of drafts.
  • Use of internal communication networks to limit printing.

 

3) Maintenance and preservation of biodiversity

  • Use of phytosanitary products reduced to a minimum.
  • Façade of the buildings and surroundings of the campsite decorated with vegetation for a better landscape integration.

 

4) Eco-responsible purchases

 

  • Installation of picnic tables made of wood from sustainably managed forests.
  • Purchase of eco-labelled cleaning products.
  • Choice of organic Ecocert and Cosmebio products with more than 99% of natural ingredients.
  • Use and promotion of the TooFruit organic range in the spa area of the campsite. 
  • Purchase of large quantities of products (reduction of packaging).
  • Purchase of local products for a point of sale in the grocery store with promotion of short circuits.

 

5) Energy management

  • Incentive to turn off the heat and lights in mobile homes and common areas.
  • Classification of new refrigerators in economic category A or A+ for rental accommodation.
  • Change of light bulbs by low consumption bulbs.
  • Weekly statements of electrical consumption.

 

6) Air quality

  • Increased ventilation of sanitary facilities for better ventilation.
  • No air conditioners in the mobile homes.
  • Limited air conditioning in the reception area and the bar/restaurant. 

 

II. Social

  •  Provision of housing for the staff.
  • Team attentive to the needs of disabled clients.
  • Some sites and mobile homes are accessible to people with reduced mobility.
  • Priority given to local candidates.
  • Partnership with Les Restos du Coeur for unsold products from the grocery store.

 

III. Economic

  • Choice of local craftsmen in priority.
  • Numerous local partners for the animations and tourist activities.
  • Networking and mutual aid with other local tourist actors (exchange of services).
  • Promotion of visits to the Médoc and local heritage (Soulac-sur-Mer town center, Cordouan lighthouse, wine route, discovery of the Gironde...).

 

Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc is an ideal place to spend your vacations in the Gironde in the respect of the environmental values which are dear to us. Our campsite in Le Verdon-sur-Mer has been developed around a tourist site anchored in a unique setting between land and sea. Between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gironde estuary, our campsite welcomes you in a wooded park of 6.5 hectares. Sunêlia La Pointe du Médoc offers you a cocoon of nature, near the beach. Not to mention that near the campsite, you can access a complete range of activities and outdoor entertainment to recharge your batteries during your vacation.
Vacations, relaxation and change of scenery guaranteed!