Village Club

DISCOVER MARSEILLES DIFFERENTLY

Villages Clubs du Soleil reinvent city vacations and offer a new holiday destination at the heart of Marseilles. After witnessing the birth of many inhabitants of Marseilles, Belle de Mai former maternity ward allows itself a touristic rebirth and welcomes the 1st urban VCS Holiday Club. All the regular services of a Holiday Club are still there to enable you to visit Marseilles and its region. City of art, city of culture, Marseilles has many wonders to offer...

Strengths

  • 1st urban Holiday Club, at heart of a tree-filled park
  • Relaxation & wellness area
  • Supervised visits and exploration excursions of the City
  • Marseilles City Pass included
  • Car park inside our Holiday Club
  • Kids Club for children under 6 years old all year along and up to 18 during school holidays

The services

24/7 reception – concierge service at the reception desk (ticket office, information, tourism) – safe at the reception – laundry room* - lounge bar*, solarium terrace – loan of baby equipment on request – watched secure facilities – entirely non-smoking facilities, animal forbidden.
*extra charge will be needed

Laurent LEBRET, Head Manager of our Holiday Club, welcomes you

Your stay includes... Show

ROOMS

Bedrooms with shower, WC, phone, TV, kettle, Wi-Fi and AC. Bath linen is provided, and beds are made on arrival. Rooms cleaned and beds made once a week. Housing depends on family's composition. Children under 13 years old must stay with their parents. Bedrooms will be at your disposal from 4pm on the day of your arrival to 10am on the day of the end of your stay.

MEALS

Full pension or half-board from the day of your arrival, dinner included, to the day of the end of your stay, breakfast included. Wine during meals included. "All you can eat" buffet restaurant. Themed dinners and typical Provence specialities.
If full pension, you may have a "picnic" lunch if you plan on leaving for a full day (except on the day of the end of your stay). Outdoor meals on the terrace possible.

– Breakfast: everyday from 7am to 10am
– Lunch: from 12.30pm to 2pm
– Dinner: from 7.30pm to 9pm
Restaurant opening schedule may vary depending on the week. Please refer to schedule displayed in front of the restaurant.

* extra

Birthday cakes (on request and must be reserved before 7pm on the day before), wine list.

KIDS CLUBS UNDER 6 YEARS OLD

Until April 6th : Open 7days/week from 9am to 6pm. 2 evenings on Friday night and Saturday night until 11pm.
From April 7th : Open 7days/week all-day-long. Evening on Friday night until 11pm. During French school holidays (spring and All Saints holidays) and from June 30th to September 1st 2018. 

  • "Club des Câlins": for children from 3 months old and under 3 years old.
  • "Club des Malins": for children from 3 years old and under 6 years old.

Both clubs might merge depending on headcount.

KIDS CLUBS 6/-11 & 11/-18

Only during school holidays in mainland France.

  • "Club des copains" (6-11 years old): opens everyday during the day plus possible evening-time openings until 11pm.
  • "Club des jeunes" (11-17 years old): permanence for teenagers 4h everyday at the end of the day (5.30pm-9.30pm), 2 full days plus possible evening-time openings until 11pm.

SWIMMING-POOL

outdoor heated pool with wading pool (opens from April to late October). Towels not provided.

RELAXATION & WELLNESS

Relaxation & wellness area" with sauna, hammam, hot tub, and wellness room. Open from April 2017 (except hot tub).

EXPLORATION

City Pass:
Included in the All-inclusive stay offer, this touristic and cultural pass is for individual visitors who wish to discover Marseilles thanks to an "all-inclusive" offer.
Given to you at the time of your arrival, it is valid during the period of your stay and gives free access to numerous services.

TOURISTIC EXCURSIONS

Programme of excursions to explore Marseilles and its surroundings: Cassis, Aix-en-Provence, Avignon (extra, programme varies depending on the week)...

OTHER ACTIVITIES

In the Holiday Club: cardio-training gym with machines, ping-pong, aquaerobics (subject to periods).

EQUIPMENT LOAN

Available in the Holiday Club and included in your stay: loan of hiking shoes, rucksacks, walking sticks, flasks, baby carriers.

ENTERTAINMENT

Indoor entertainment: themed nights, dancing nights, concerts, meet-ups with artists...

TRANSPORTATION

  • Access to RTM public transportation network (tram, bus, métro) included.
  • Frequent shuttle service connecting our Holiday Club to Longchamp tram station.

AVAILABLE

Bar* with terrace, Wi-Fi in the bedrooms, tourist information point, loan of boardgames, books available. Baby bath on request, baby bed and spare strollers. Bike storage room available for personal equipment (padlock not provided). Free parking lot for cars and coaches inside our Holiday Club.

* extra charge will be needed

 

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avis du séjour Accueil de très bonne qualité , Respect de la propreté juste un bémol pour le service au bar faute de personnel ( 1 seul en service avant le repas du soir) plage horaire du soir pas assez étendu 21H30 reste tot .. 22H30 idéal Read more

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DESTINATION

CULTURE & PATRIMONY

Must-sees:
Notre Dame de la Garde, the Old Port, the docks, Cité Radieuse (Le Corbusier architecture), La Vieille Charité, the new Stade Vélodrome, L'Estaque and its painters, Old Marseilles.

Churches, Cathedrals and Abbeys:
La Vieille Major, La Nouvelle Major, Abbaye Saint-Victor, L'Eglise des Accoules.
Forts Saint-Jean and Saint-Nicolas

Palaces:
Palais de la Bourse, Palais du Pharo, Palais Longchamp

Architecture:
La Maison diamantée (Diamond House), Daviel Pavilion, L'Hôtel Dieu, Préau des Accoules
Sea & Nature: GR 2013 hiking trail through Marseilles, Calanques National Park, Mt. Sainte-Victoire, Massif de la Sainte-Baume, the calanques (deep steep-walled inlets), beaches, islands: If, Frioul, Jarre, Maïre, Planier, petit et grand Congloué.

Traditions: santons (terracotta figurines), Marseilles soap, Provence Christmas, Food specialities of Marseilles, handicraft and creation

BIG EVENTS

Open 13 Provence (February)
Babel med Musique (March)
Les Voiles du Vieux Port (June)
La Marseillaise à Pétanque world championship (July)
Le Défi de Montecristo (June)
Festival Jazz des cinq continents (July)
FID – International Film Festival (July)
Juri's Cup Les Rencontres du droit et de la plaisance (September)
Marsatac (September)
Wind Celebration ("Fête du Vent" - September)
Submarine image world festival (October)
Marseilles-Cassis (November)
Foire aux Santons (December)

ACTIVITIES NEARBY

Strolling along the roadstead of Marseilles and the calanques
scuba-diving
Pedestrian hikes
Nautical sports (sailing, paddle, kayak)
Climbing
Horse riding
Mountain biking
Tree-climbing
Boat trips on the sea

ALL THE ACTIVITIES
HOUSING & RESTAURANT

ROOMS

Bedrooms with shower, WC, phone, TV, kettle, Wi-Fi and AC. Bath linen is provided, and beds are made on arrival. Rooms cleaned and beds made once a week. Housing depends on family’s composition. Children under 13 years old must stay with their parents. Bedrooms will be at your disposal from 4pm on the day of your arrival to 10am on the day of the end of your stay.

MEALS

Full pension or half-board from the day of your arrival, dinner included, to the day of the end of your stay, breakfast included. Wine during meals included. “All you can eat” buffet restaurant. Themed dinners and typical Provence specialities.

If full pension, you may have a “picnic” lunch if you plan on leaving for a full day (except on the day of the end of your stay). Outdoor meals on the terrace possible.

– Breakfast: everyday from 7am to 10am
– Lunch: from 12.30pm to 2pm
– Dinner: from 7.30pm to 9pm

Restaurant opening schedule may vary depending on the week. Please refer to schedule displayed in front of the restaurant.

* extra

Birthday cakes (on request and must be reserved before 7pm on the day before), wine list.

KIDS' RESTAURANT

We take care of your children during opening time of the clubs:

Children under 6 years old: children can have lunch with their club monitors everyday, and must have dinner with their parents, except twice when the clubs open in the evening. Adapted meal offer: natural meat and fish, homemade mashed vegetables, starters and pork products, accompaniments, cheese, desserts. On request at the buffet: soy milk, Blédine, cereals, sweet or salty small jars for babies, compote, petits-suisses (white cheese yoghurts for children). Equipment available: high chair, booster seat, bottle warmer, microwave.

Children above 6 years old: children can have lunch with their club monitors everyday and dinner twice when the clubs open in the evening.
Children above 17 years old may only have lunch with the monitors during their 2 full days.

BAR

Le Bar”* opens everyday (schedule subject to modifications). Opening time starts at 10am. Available with a wide range of drink choices: cocktails, hot or cold drinks… Service at the counter. Payment must be done through electronic payment card, credit card, cheques, or cash.

CHILDREN & TEENAGERS

MAKE WAY FOR THE KIDS FROM 3 MONTHS OLD!

For your children too, nothing has been forgotten!
Marseilles Holiday Club takes care of your kids from 3 months old to 17 years old: each age group gets their club, 6 days per week.

KIDS CLUBS UNDER 6 YEARS OLD

Open all year long, 7 days per week, during the day from 9am to 6pm plus 2 evening-time openings until 11pm on Friday and Saturday evenings.

  • “Club des Câlins”: for children from 3 months old and under 3 years old.
  • “Club des Malins”: for children from 3 years old and under 6 years old.

Both clubs might merge depending on headcount.

KIDS CLUBS 6/-11 & 11/-18

Only during school holidays in mainland France.

  • “Club des copains” (6-11 years old): opens everyday during the day plus possible evening-time openings until 11pm.
  • “Club des jeunes” (11-17 years old): permanence for teenagers 4h everyday at the end of the day (5.30pm-9.30pm), 2 full days plus possible evening-time openings until 11pm.

Kids clubs guarantee numerous various activities, supervised by qualified licensed club monitors, in playing areas (indoors and outdoors). Age groups may vary according to headcount.

 

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Meteo

Infos

Situation/Access

Infos pratiques
MARSEILLE
VILLAGES CLUBS DU SOLEIL
23 RUE FRANCOIS SIMON
13003 MARSEILLE

GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.31250897331596
Longitude : 5.3919535875320435

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avis du séjour
Accueil de très bonne qualité , Respect de la propreté
juste un bémol pour le service au bar faute de personnel ( 1 seul en service avant le repas du soir)
plage horaire du soir pas assez étendu 21H30 reste tot .. 22H30 idéal
More Review by , on 15 November 2019 . Stay on 26 October 2019 during 8 days
5

Bonjour Sandrine,
Merci d'avoir pris le temps de nous laisser un commentaire suite à votre séjour chez nous.
Au plaisir de vous revoir dans notre établissement,
Claire

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Super séjour
Un grand merci pour ce formidable séjour. Tout est réuni pour que petits et grands passent de bonnes vacances. Mention spéciale à l'équipe d'animation pour les petits. More Review by , on 9 November 2019 . Stay on 20 October 2019 during 6 days
5

Bonjour Sonia !
Merci d'avoir pris le temps de nous laisser un commentaire suite à votre séjour dans notre établissement,
Au plaisir de vous revoir chez nous,
Claire

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opinion sur marseille
excellente semaine passée au village club du soleil à marseille
très très bon centre ; hyper propre (félicitations aux femmes de ménage souriantes et fort agréables) ; excellente restauration variée ; très grande chambre spacieuse avec une eau chaude dès que l'on ouvre le robinet ; super bon séjour
merci à toutes et tous
More Review by , on 7 November 2019 . Stay on 27 October 2019 during 8 days
5

Bonjour Bernadette,
Merci pour votre commentaire,
Au plaisir de vous revoir chez nous,
Claire

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