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Apartments with pool near the beach on the Ile de Ré
Saint Martin-de-Ré, near La Rochelle, in the Charente-Maritime
1 bedroom and studio apartments, sleeping between 2 and 6 people

Palais de Gouverneurs

The apartments are in the former Governors Palace, set in private grounds close to beaches on the Ile de Ré, about 25 minutes from La Rochelle. St Martin-de-Ré is one the island's most captivating villages and the apartments make a comfortable base for families and friends, or for couples taking an early break in Spring or a late one in Autumn and, for those who love the sea. This is a place where you can relax and switch off, enjoy the island, the beaches and the food. The Palais de Gouverneurs has a swimming pool, table tennis, a bar lounge and a shop which carries most essentials. Saint Martin has a choice of other shops, bars and bistros.

Cycling, or by scooter, is the best way to see the island via country lanes, have lunch at a bistro and get to the beaches (Cible Beach is the nearest, 1 km from here, Bois Plage is another), while a car is necessary for visiting places such as La Rochelle on the mainland, via the bridge or getting to the island of Ile d'Oleron. Bordeaux is 2 hours from here.

All the apartments have a living room with television and a fully equipped kitchen area (2 or 4 hotplates, fridge, mini-oven, mini dishwasher, coffee-maker). The bathroom has either a bath or shower and there is a separate toilet in most apartments. A hairdryer is provided. Some apartments have a second toilet.

The 1 bedroom apartments have a double room with a sofa bed or two single beds in the living room.
The studios have 2 single beds or a double sofa bed in the living room. Some studios have 2 single beds and a single sofa bed.

The The Palais de Gouverneurs has three apartments available for people with reduced mobility and a games room for children under 6 years.

The Area

Water sports: The Sailing Academy in La Flotte (3.5 km) offers introductory or advanced courses on Optimists, dinghies, windsurfing boards and catamarans.

Tennis: The Ré Tennis Club in Bois-plage (2.5km) has 2 tennis courts including 1 outdoor court.

Riding: The Moulin Moreau Riding Stables in La Flotte (4 km): jumping, dressage, riding school lessons and courses for adults and children. Pony-club for children over 3 years old.

Cycle paths: 80 km of cycle routes. Bicycles and scooters can be hired in Saint-Martin.

The Ile de Ré is just off the west coast of France, linked to the mainland at La Rochelle by a 3 kilometre bridge. Saint Martin-de-Ré is the island’s capital, a delightful village built around a harbour sheltering fishing boats and yachts. The island has a network of well signposted lanes for walking and cycling and is beautiful at any time of year. Summers are long and hot, idyllic for those who like to swim and sail or simply walk on the beach and watch the sunset.

Annual Events include:
May: International Sailing Week in La Rochelle.
June / July: International Film Festival in La Rochelle.
July: The Francofolies in La Rochelle: A festival of French folksongs.
August: The Ré Jazz Evenings.

Travel Information

La Rochelle-Ile de Ré – 22 km
Bordeaux – 2 hours
Taxi service
Car hire available
Paris - 486 km
Bordeaux - 192 km
Toulouse - 432 km
Nantes - 161 km
La Rochelle - 20 km

From Paris: A6 motorway, then A 10 motorway, exit No33 Rochefort/La Rochelle/Surgères.
Then take the RN 248 then the RN 11 towards La Rochelle.
At La Rochelle, drive along the Rocade ring road towards “l'Ile de Ré / péage de l’Ile de Ré".
After crossing the Ile de Ré Bridge, drive along the D 735, then follow the signs to Rivedoux
and La Flotte until you reach Saint-Martin. At the first roundabout, continue straight on,
and at the second roundabout follow signs to Saint Martin. When you have driven past
the fortification, turn immediately left following the “Pierre & Vacances” sign down “Rue de l’hôpital”.
At the end of this road you will reach “Place de la République”. Turn right and immediately left,
drive past “l’étude notariale”, “ l’hôtel de ville” and “la poste” then turn left.
opposite you on the other side of the square is the “rue des Governeurs” and our reception.
La Rochelle - 20 km
Taxi service or car hire available

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Prices and booking information

DatesStudio1 bedroom apartment
September & October€500€650
November & December€450€650

All prices are per week Saturday to Saturday,
arriving at 5pm departing at 10am

Note: Prices can vary depending on the time of year.

Cot, highchair, push chair, baby bath and changing mat
available on request at €40 per week

Free outdoor car park
Pets welcome (€47 per week, €10 per day)

Language(s) spoken:
English, French, German

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