Luxury Holiday villa, Les Mathes - La Palmyre
The holiday villa / cottage is set in the typical French village of Les Mathes- La Palmyre. The luxury holiday villa is perfect for your holiday experiences in the South of France. The holiday villa / cottage is situated near La Palmyre, Royan, Bordeaux, Saintes and La Rochelle.
The perfect place for your self-catering holiday close to miles and miles of white sandy beaches on the Atlantic coast.
Ideal for both a holiday in the sun and an activity holiday. The area are perfect for all sorts of water activities such sailing, surfing, windsurfing as well as a beutiful forrest area along the beaches with more than 50 km of cycelpaths and hiking areas.
The 4-5 bedroom luxury holiday home has its own swimming pool located in a private sunny garden. The villa has a large patio with garden furniture as well as a BBQ area.
Facts about: The holiday villa - self-catering - Les Mathes - La Palmyre.
The Holiday Home:
4 bedroom new holiday home (completed in May 2009) (gite).
The house is tiled throughout with underfloor heating.
4 bedrooms, sleeps 10. One room has a bunk-bed and a double bed.
2 bathrooms upstairs with spa bath, separate shower unit and toilet.
Modern kitchen/dining area with fridge-freezer, microwave oven, dishwasher, electric cooker/oven. Well- equipped with all the kitchen equipment required.
Large lounge with sitting area and dining space for 10.
TV room downstairs, where you can find a 32" TV/DVD/SAT
A toilet and utility room with washing machine and tumble dryer can also be found downstairs.
From the kitchen and lounge you have direct access to the large patio and private garden, where you will also find the barbecue area.
Garden furniture, parasol and additional drying facilities.
8 X 4 m swimming pool with child safety measures and sun lounges.
2.3 miles by cycle path to the Atlantic coast, where you have 20 miles of fabulous beaches.
0.5 mile to the centre of Les Mathes for shopping.
2.5 miles to La Palmyre, where you will find different types of restaurants and shops plus a large outdoor market and the famous La Palmyre Zoo.
The area around Les Mathes - La Palmyre, France
The blue waves of the Atlantic coast are only a couple miles away from the villa, and is accessed either via the Côte Sauvage, in and around Anse Bay or south of La Palmyre.
The unspoiled nature with its large, easy sloping sandy beaches are a place where children can play under safe conditions. In the summer the water are pleasantly warm, and in July and August, the average temperature of the water is 22 degrees..
All the beaches have access via either car or bicycle. At Côte Sauvage you may have to walk a little to gain access to the most undisturbed parts of the beaches.
The area are an ideal location for sailing, windsurfing, surfing, boat rental etc.
Remember the camera, there are several good opportunities for photo shoots.
A trip on the bicycle or hiking in the area is a must for the whole family.
There a lots of cycle paths in the forest and beach areas. Roads are generally safe for the children as the traffic are limited
The terrain is generally flat, so even small children can also keep up. There also good areas for the more experienced on the mountain bike.
You will also have the possibility to rent tennis courts at several places in the area (hard-court and red clay courts). 9 and 18 holes golf courses are available within 10 kim of the villa.
Do you want entertaiment then you will find places where you can do: quad-biking, go-karting, fun fairs, go ape adventure parks, crazy golf, horse riding etc etc. You find more details in welcome book.
Cities and other sightseening opportunities in the area:
La Palmyre - a visit to the famous Zoo in La Palmyre is a must for the whole famile.
Royan - nearest large city with lots of shopping, restaurants, casinos and Parc Jardin du Monde
Rochefort - port, shipyard, the royalrope factory
Saintes - famous for its Roman buildings and amphieteater.
Cognac - in addition to the Cognac district, you will also find the old medieval town a pleasant experience.
La Rochelle - The big aquarium with its original design and its amazing collection of marine animals inspire both children and adults.
Bordeaux - the town are with over 350 historical monuments now on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. In addition you will have opportunity to visit one or more of the famous wine districts.