We have created a spacious (80m2) self-contained flat on the first floor of our large family home. It is fully equipped for self-catering and will sleep up to 5 adults.There is parking in the grounds of the house.The flat has English (Freeview) and French TV, and wifi. You have full use of the large garden to the rear of the house, with barbecue and outdoor garden furniture and games (badminton and table tennis). The town has several high quality restaurants, and friendly bars; as well as some fantastic cake-shops, bakeries and wine merchants. From our flat you can: take life easy in the garden and around town; do a wide variety of sports; explore the surrounding countryside, historic village sand towns; and seaside resorts and beaches.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom|
|Nearest beach||Ondres 60 km|
|Nearest Amenities||300 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Biarritz 60 km, Nearest railway: Puyoo 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||TV, CD player, Table tennis, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (1), Sofa Beds (1), Single Beds (1), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available, Swing set|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
The climate is as I would wish the English climate: a Spring that actually happens, and a Summer of sustained warmth, extending well into October. It can get very hot, but this is alleviated by the occassional shower and odd storm. The town became very wealthy in the middle ages when locals discovered a source of naturally occurring salty water. Salt was a much-prized commodity. Production continues (it is used for Jambon de Bayonne, for example), with the salt company still owned by local families. The houses that they constructed in the boom years of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries make up the medieval heart of this fascinating town. Further wealth came in the nineteenth century, when Salies became a health Spa. It still is: enjoy a truly luxurious experience in the heated salty water Spa pool.
Salies is a provincial market town (pop. about 5000). The Town Hall organises a series of events and concerts throughout the Summer, most of which are free. Salies sits amongst a series of well preserved medieaval towns (such as Navarrenx, Sauveterre and Labastide-Clairence). Towns across the region, and into Spain, all have their fetes, so hardly a day goes by without something going on. Within Salies there is an open-air public pool; archery; tennis, squash and golf.