Maison Ile de Re is blessed with a most desirable location on a quiet street in the heart of Bois Plage en Ré, just 300m from its lively market place and only 800m from the beach.
As soon as you step inside you will feel a warm welcome conveyed by its tasteful design, high-quality furniture and calming tones. Up to eight fortunate travellers can sleep in the three magnificent bedrooms located in the main house, with a further double bedroom and a children's room with bunk beds located in the lovely garden cottage. State-of-the-art appliances make the fully equipped kitchen a pleasure to work in and the extensive open plan living and dining area is the perfect place to gather and spend memorable times together.
Although the beach is within walking distance, a pristine pool is just steps away from the house, with chairs and parasols available for poolside lounging in either the sun or the shade. The al-fresco experience is rounded out with a barbecue and ample outdoor dining areas.
Stunning walking and cycling paths leading to the beach and to the centre are right on your doorstep. The town of Bois Plage En Re is the main seaside resort of the island and is particularly known for its bustling daily market (open from April to September) selling all sorts of goods and with an unmissable large covered food market. There are also countless shops, restaurants, cafés and a supermarket.
The house is also a short cycle ride from St Martin, the main port, where there are many more tourist amenities including an inside pool with a water slide. La Couarde, La Flotte and Loix, all good bike rides, are also within easy reach. The sparkling maritime town of La Rochelle is a 25 minute journey away, making for an exciting day trip out.
It goes without saying that Maison Ile de Re is the ultimate luxury retreat for a relaxing holiday for families or groups of friends alike in one of the most impressive jewels of the Atlantic Coast.
Ile de Ré is a fantastic 30km long island, easily reachable from La Rochelle port simply crossing the beautiful Le Pont de Ré bridge. It is a charming and authentic family holiday destination, with preserved landscapes and many quaint harbour villages to explore. It has en extremely varied flora and fauna thanks to its endless sandy beaches, salt marshes, vines and pine forests.
With over 100km of cycling paths, the best way to get around the island is by bike. There are also countless of other activities on offer, such as surfing, kite-surfing, sailing, bird-watching and more.
The maritime town of La Rochelle is under half an hour away, definitely a recommended day-trip out. It is a dynamic seaside city with a bustling daily market serving local produce, many places of historical interest, a modern marina and a pretty old port.
The whole west coast of the Vendee-et-Charente is renowned for the abundance of oysters and seafood making it one of the best regions to enjoy wonderful meals looking out to the sea with a lovely crisp glass of wine and Moules Frites!
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply contact the Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services
Extras available at this property:
- Maid service
- In-house chef
- Sailing itineraries
- Bike rental
- House manager on call (except Sundays)
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!