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Just for couples.
Just for couples.
Just for couples.
Relax.
Dinner for two!
Welcome.
Private patio.
Lessay
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1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 2

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mreblacka...
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“The perfect getaway!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013 for a stay in March 2013

'Just Couples' is the most relaxing place to stay we have ever stayed in. You could not find better hosts the Ray and Rachel. The Gite itself is full of character and has everything you could possibly need. We have returned to 'Just Couples' FOUR times now and it really is our favourite place! The area is so relaxing and there is plenty to do whether you get a week of blazing sunshine (even in March!) or a week of 4 feet of snow (even in March!!) We travel regularly and usually on adventurous holidays exploring, but always returning to lessay to have that perfect week of relaxation away from it all. Rachel's home cooking is absolutely perfect, we would honestly drive all that way just to have one meal and one night! Cant wait to go back again!

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Liked best: The relaxing romantic atmosphere of the gite
Liked least: nothing.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Management Response
Jul 15, 2013
It is always so lovely to see you both her again. Even when the weather was so bad this time you made the most of it! The snowman was so great.
Hope to see you again soon.
Rachel and Ray
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Jayne H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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“Best gifts come in small packages”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013 for a stay in February 2013

Just a short impromptu Winter break this time but we left wanting more. Our first impresssion when we pulled up to the gite was not disappointing. Outside the front of the house were pots of Spring flowers inside was warm & welcoming with a more than generous basket of goodies and a vase of fresh Tulips. Rachel greeted us showed us around and made sure we were comfortable. We had taken advantage of the arrival meals and urge others to do likewise. The food was delivered to us by Ray & Rachel, they even set our table for us, as others have said the food was restaurant quality.
We hope to return and take greater advantage of the forest walks and beaches that are on the doorstep.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Mar 11, 2013
Ray and I are so glad you had such a pleasent short break. Thank you for your very kind comments regarding Just Couples. We hope you get the chance to come back in the future.
Warm regards
Rachel and Ray
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Sue G
St. Helier, United Kingdom
1 review
“The Perfect Place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

Just Couples lived up to all the hopes and expectations offered by the website - a lovely gite (small but perfectly formed!), within in easy reach of beautiful beaches, set in lovely countryside and with so much history on the doorstep. We had the perfect holiday, a lovely, peaceful and relaxing week in the middle of September. It was made all the more enjoyable with two such charming hosts - Rachel and Ray - and we are looking forward to going back.

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Liked best: Everything - but especially the peacefulness.
Liked least: It wasn't long enough.
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jan 6, 2013
We hope we have created a warm and cosy retreat, and it's so nice when our guests relax and get so much from their stay here in Lessay.
Ray and I really look forward to seeing again soon.
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Emmaloves...
1 review
“Quietly spoiled”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012 for a stay in November 2012

To stay in Ray and Rachel's cottage, is to be recommended. Ours was a winter break, and we arrived to a very cosy and warm home,candles alight,beautiful welcome basket,a delicious meal,red roses, and a lovely welcome !
Nothing was too much trouble,even a helpful news sheet with ideas for outings and useful tips for week awaited us ! How great is that ? We loved it all. ( even the bath for two)

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jan 6, 2013
We think a winter stay in Normandy can be just what the doctor ordered. It is nice to know that you enjoyed the gite and felt so at home. Thank you for your lovely review.
Rachel and Ray
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maggie h
kent england
1 review
“the best ever secret getaway”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012 for a stay in September 2012

if you want to get away from it all and not too far just hop on a ferry to normandy and stay at just couples gite attention to detail and extra touches make this place special very clean and comfy rachel and ray pull out all the stops luxury food basket to greet you all you need for a light evening meal after your journey location just right for visiting all the histroic sites would definately go back again and again....

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Liked best: very beatiful gite
Liked least: did not dislike anything
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
Jan 6, 2013
It was a really lovely to welcome you to Normandy. We love the fact that for you Just Couples was the perfect 'secret getaway' We hope you come back again in the future.
Rachel and Ray
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paddyandj...
Newcastle, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“A cosy and charming home away from home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012 for a stay in October 2011

What a terrific find "Just Couples" was - even better than it appeared on the website. The cottage is charming and well equipped, and we immediately felt at home. It has some lovely thoughtful touches, including a welcome basket full of beautiful local produce, great DVD collection, information on things to do around the area, and bikes. Hosts Rachel and Ray are very helpful, but unobtrusive. I would especially recommend enjoying Rachel's delicious cooking, particularly on the night you arrive at the cottage. Nothing better after a long day of flying/driving to settle down and enjoy a beautiful meal and wine served in the private courtyard. There is much to see and do in this part of Normandy, and the cottage is well situated as a base for day trips.

Our week in Lessay was memorable and we hope to get back some day. We would have no hesitation in recommending Just Couples as a very comfortable base for a visit to the beautiful Normandy region.

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Liked best: The personal touch provided by the owners
Liked least: No shower in the bathroom
Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
Nov 21, 2012
Thank you for your very kind comments. It is always good to hear our guests feel at home as soon as they arrive.
We hope to see you again sometime.
Rachel and Ray
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trilby4pi...
London, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Beautiful gite, relaxing holiday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012 for a stay in June 2012

We have recently returned from a lovely relaxing week at "Just Couples" and would highly recommend it - it is the perfect romantic getaway!

The Gite itself is beautifully presented and equipped with every possible thing you could ever need - the Welcome Basket on arrival was a lovely touch and certainly one that we enjoyed throughout the week! We also loved the little private patio garden complete with bbq :)

On our arrival we had an amazing dinner cooked by Rachel, we would recommend the slow roast chicken, and the apple and bleckberry crumble was divine!! Definitely one to try at home!

The Gite has a peaceful location yet is within minutes of Lessay and is well positioned for plenty of sightseeing further afield. We particularly enjoyed trips to Bayeux, Mont St Michel and St Malo as well as the many nearby beaches.

5 of 5 stars How easy was it to book the property? 5 of 5 stars How helpful were the directions to the property?
5 of 5 stars How easy was key pickup/access to the property? 5 of 5 stars Overall condition of the property
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5 of 5 stars Bathroom cleanliness 5 of 5 stars Other facilities & amenities
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Traveling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Aug 25, 2012
The chicken seems to be a favorite with our guests! It is always lovely to see a couple relax over supper on their first evening at Just Couples, and after a good nights sleep going off to the local markets or to explore the area. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review.
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