The most natural nautic base in the Ardèche!And even more! « During my holiday, I’m looking for the most beautiful spots. I enjoy this fully and I keep excellent souvenirs! »

Welcome at Isla Cool Douce! The ideal spot to escape, to relax and to enjoy the beautiful nature.
The nautic base and private beach offers you a wide menu of activities and services to enjoy a wonderful day with you family or your friends.

A good swim in the river, a pauze for eating, and even a canoe descent of the Ardèche: here, everything is possible!

The team

The advice of the team

Let us surprise you with our unique formula in the Ardèche:

  • Swimming (in the river or the pools)
  • Canoe descent
  • Restaurant
  • Unique environment
  • A successful escape!

In a magnificent setting:The Cirque de Gens in Chauzon, South-Ardèche. You are in the middle of a breathtaking nature!

The river Ardèche has been digging his furrow for millions of years in the limestone rocks. This gave birth to magnificent cliffs.

This site is classified and protected, a must do for swimming, hiking or even rock climbing.

A caring team!Isla Cool Douce is a family history!

The whole team is there to take care of you: the welcome and the kindness is in our DNA!

You will be away from the touristic crowds of Vallon Pont d’Arc and still close to Ruoms.

Forget traffic jams and parking problems, the parc disposes of a private guarded parking during summer.

Source of relaxing and free time:a unique swimming zone in the Ardèche!

The swimming pools

Direct and private access to the river with beautiful natural sandy beaches and a lifeguarded swimming pool area with a kids pool!

There’s a choice for every one!

After swimming you can relax in the hammocks or use the wooden tables for a picnic.

You can also enjoy lots of water sports activities:

Rent a canoe on the watersurface in front of the beach
Stand Up Paddle

Pure happiness is the word!

A source for adventure:dare to choose a different canoe descent

Canoeing with Isla is accessible for every one, a unique experience, in a calm and exotic environment.

We offer you two options in the « mini » Gorges de l’Ardèche, with changing landscapes and a few playful rapids.

The adventure starts even before the descent:

  • Transport with Landrover Defenders until départure from Lanas (12 km trip)
    or Balazuc (8 km).
  • Peaceful return to the beach of Isla. No time pressure.

Top of the billThe Isla formula:
Canoe descent + entrance to the parc + 1 free drink

An unforgettable adventure!

I book my descent
Canoe Kayak Descent

Have a good meal:Offer yourself a joyful food pauze in the heart of the Cirque de Gens

Take your time with family and friends to share your best souvenirs and to tell your sportive exploits.

The terrace in the shadow with his breathtaking view on the river Ardèche and the Cirque de Gens is a magic spot to take a pauze and regain your strength.

And you’ll need it to finish the day in beauty: the children garden and the ping-pong tables will be a new challenge for you!

Discover our menu with drinks, ice cream and prepared plates on site.

Time can stop!

Source to share : Come and live an unforgettable moment with your close ones

Do you have a birthday or family event to celebrate?

A bachelor party with friends? Or a sportive event for school or summer camp?

We are at your disposal!

We fall back on more then 10 years experience and can offer you the best solution adapted to your needs.

Our catch: offer you a successful journey!

Canoeing on the Ardèche