About the home
The Ile d'Oleron, just to the south of Ile de Re, enjoys an exceptionally sunny micro-climate and is connected to mainland France by a toll-free road bridge. Residence de Monplaisir is situated near to the south-eastern tip of the island, just 1.5km from la Petite Plage (or 1km on foot or by bicycle through forest tracks), a sheltered, fine sandy beach which is ideal for children. La Grande Plage (4km away), on the Atlantic west coast stretches 3km, is flanked by pine forest and sand dunes and is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. The shops, bars and restaurants of St Trojan are within walking distance (700m). The residence offers a range of amenities for all the family. The heated swimming pool is open from mid May to late September. There is a bar on site and a grocery store providing basic essentials (open mid June - mid September). For those with enegy to burn, there is a multi-sports pitch with basketball and ping pong and for the less energetic a boules terrain.
During July and August, a daily programme of activities for all the family includes games, sports contests, fitness routines and evening shows. A childrens club for children aged 4 - 11 and a teenage club for ages 12 -15 is offered in July and August.
Accommodation in 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom mobile homes. Prices here are for the 3 bedroom model.
The three bedroom mobile home measures 35m²It has 1 double bedroom and two twin bedrooms. The seating area in the living room makes into a further double bed. There is a dining table for 8. The kitchen area is equipped with a fridge, 4 electric rings, a microwave, a sink, kitchen utensils and cutlery and crockery for 8. There is a shower room with WC. Each mobile home has its own small terrace with garden furniture.
From approximately April until September, the St Trojan Tourist train passes just 200m from the entrance of Monplaisir. The train offers a great, relaxing way to explore with a 12km round trip taking you into the heart of the sandy, forested landsacapes of the Pertuis de Maumusson. In July and August, the evening , sunset tour is very popular.
|Size:||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Suitable for people with restricted mobility
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (heated)|
|Utilities:||Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||3 Bedrooms, 1 shower room|
|Other:||Please check with the advertiser regarding linen and towels|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (heated), Shared garden|
The Poitou-Charentes / Vendee / Charente Maritime region
Situated at less than 3km from La Rochelle, the ile de Re island benefits from a very high rate of sunshine hours, equal to the Côte d'Azur. The ile de Re Island is composed of ten villages, which respect the typical architectural tradition with over 70 kilometres of coast. Truly, it is the paradise on earth. Even the houses and the streets respect beautiful uniformity: White washed walls, green or blue shutters and hollyhocks… they really make this island a unique place. Finally, especially created, at the limit of the continent and at the border of the ocean, the ile de Re Island offers 87 km of cycling paths which permit many visitors to discover the villages, the hamlets, the beaches, the forests, the marshes.
The Médoc peninsula, with immense beaches on the Atlantic coast, fine, golden sand offered to the beach fans, charming seaside resorts, lakes and pine forest. The South Western French coast is privileged in its geographical situation and a recognised microclimate with more than 2300 hours of sun per year. Here, nature and sports are in dissociable. Everything is planned for a bracing and invigorating stay, such as walking on foot, on horseback, or riding a bike on the significant cycle tracks network and some excellent golf courses. This is also a paradise for surfers who come from all over the world to test their sporting skills. Bordeaux, is the regional capital of Aquitaine, and the most renowned vineyards such as Médoc, St Émilion, Graves and Sauternes are all nearby.
Travel inland from Bordeaux to Dordogne, one of the most beautiful natural regions in France, with slow rivers sometimes cutting through spectacular steep limestone valleys, riddled with caves, many containing world-famous prehistoric paintings.. A region proud of its gastronomic specialities (foie gras, truffles, cheeses, chocolate …), food lovers and gourmets will savour the traditions of good living and eating well. "Land of Prehistoric man", the Dordogne is bursting with superb prehistoric sites, which trace of the birth of human existence, such as the famous Lascaux caves. Nesting on a cliff, Nontron is famous for its hand-crafted knife with its pale wooden handle and carved motifs, it is the most ancient of folding knives. La Dordogne, land of contrast and of sweet living !! Places to discover : Visit the nice old town of Nontron : remnants of the town"s 13th century ramparts ; half-timbered houses and ancient quarters many houses dating from the 15-17th century. And the famous Périgord-Limousin National Park aswell as Villard caves, the Lascaux caves, and Limoges . Other activities in the Perigord include water sports, canoeing, tennis, horse-riding, horse-driven carriage, rides, walks and mountain-biking, lake and river fishing and golf..The region is dotted with small towns and villages, all typically French in character. Because this area has been inhabited since prehistoric times there is a wealth of sites and monuments to visit Brantome, Sarlat, Montbazillac, Bergerac, Périgueux, Les Eyzies (the Cro-Magnon Man). The whole region is dotted with chateaux or you can just relax and spend the day swimming in the many lakes and rivers, cycling through the quiet lanes or walking the marked footpaths.
The Ile d'Oleron area
To the south of Ile de Re and facing Rochefort, Ile d'Oleron is the largest of France's Atlantic coastal islands. Accessible by a toll-free road bridge, it enjoys its own, exceptionally sunny micro-climate and a quality of light that has attracted many an artist over the years. The beaches are a delight with a wide range of sporting activities.
There are extensive,easy walking and cycling tracks, bird watching at Dolus Marais aux Oiseaux and bird and animal park at St Pierre d'Oleron. The little tourist train at St Trojan is popular with the children. A little further afield is the lively resort of Royan complete with Casino and La Rochelle makes a good day trip.
The great variety of lovely beaches are certainly a prime attraction
The tourist office organises guided tours of the marches where you will have the chance to observe the rich bird-life and learn about the local maritime heritage. Walks in the dunes and through the forests with an option to learn about the traditional craft of resin collection (from the pine trees).
For a change of scene, you can take a boat trip over the traditional route (used before the bridge was constructed) to La Tremblade.
Oysters are historically the mainstay of Oleronaise economy and both the Maison de l'Huitre Oleronaise and a visit on foot to the oyster beds around St Trojan give you a great opportunity to see how it all works.
How to get there
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There are many airports - the major ones are La Rochelle for Ile de Ré, Poitiers for the Charente, Biarritz airport for the coastal resorts, Bordeaux for all areas, Limoges or Périgueux Airport for the Dordogne. Or how about a ferry to Northern Spain, Santander for the southern Aquitaine resorts. Another popular choice is MotorRail. All the Channel ferry ports are possible with an overnight stop perhaps en route. There are various itinery web sites giving directions for travelling around France. Clients have recommended the following : the AA, Michelin (distances and times on property pages are from Michelin) and Mappy. You will be given the actual road name of your accommodation in each town.
Activities near Ile d'Oleron
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