L'hippocampe – Les chalets de la mer

Reception opening hours

April 1 2016 to September 25, 2017: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sunday to Friday and Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
July 2 to August 28, 2017: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. / 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

Getting here

From Lyon or Marseille:

From A55 freeway take exit for Carry-le-Rouet, follow signs for La Couronne-Carro then Carro Village.

From Montpellier:

From A55 freeway take exit for "Sausset Les Pins - Lavera", keep right and follow signs for "Sausset les Pins - La Couronne - Carro", then La Plage du Verdon and Carro.

By train:
Aix-en-Provence TGV rail station: 38 km
Marseille Saint-Charles rail station: 44 km
Marseille-Provence airport: 39 km
Turn off at La Couronne which is 3 km away.

Caution: there are few buses or taxis here, so be sure to contact us directly if you need bus times or the phone number of a taxi company.


A small grocery store carrying the bare essentials is available on site throughout the season.
In peak season, from July 1 to August 31, Chalets de la Mer Vacation Park offers a small supermarket with a wider range of products.
The nearest full-size supermarket is 8 km away.

Distance from town

The Vacation & Leisure Park is located near the Rhône river delta, 15 km from the center of the town of Martigues and 300 meters from the center of Carro, a small fishing village which forms part of the Martigues district.
The city of Marseille is 40 km from our park.