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Dolphin Gites, The Laurels, Vendee

11 reviews
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Overview
1 bedroom
1 bathroom
3 guests
7 nights minimum
Rental Home
A charming gîte for 3 people with beautiful views opening on to the rear gardens. Facilities include free wifi, secure parking on site, UK TV, private patio area with bbq with direct access to gardens and the heated swimming pool. The gîte has a bedroom with a king-size bed and there is a sofa bed in the living-room for an extra person. (Living space: 35m2) The Laurels at Dolphin Gites in Vendee, is the perfect setting and location for a wonderful family holiday. Located near the coast, with great local beaches and excellent facilities on-site, you can relax beside the pool or spend the day at the beach. Our six self-catering holiday gites (cottages), are situated in 1.5 acres of beautiful gardens, with a private heated pool, only 5 mins' drive from fabulous beaches....A charming gîte for 3 people with beautiful views opening on to the rear gardens. Facilities include free wifi, secure parking on site, UK TV, private patio area with bbq with direct access to gardens and the heated swimming pool. The gîte has a bedroom with a king-size bed and there is a sofa bed in the living-room for an extra person. (Living space: 35m2) The Laurels at Dolphin Gites in Vendee, is the perfect setting and location for a wonderful family holiday. Located near the coast, with great local beaches and excellent facilities on-site, you can relax beside the pool or spend the day at the beach. Our six self-catering holiday gites (cottages), are situated in 1.5 acres of beautiful gardens, with a private heated pool, only 5 mins' drive from fabulous beaches.More
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About the Owner
Cathy P
Languages spoken:English, French
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2012
Interaction with guests
Reservations are from Saturday to Saturday. The owners live on-site, speak English and French and are happy to give you help and advice, if needed. The swimming-pool is heated with a heat pump and its temperature varies from 26 to 30 degrees. Guests are invited for an informal welcome drink in the garden during peak season.
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

A lovely gite in the Vendee countryside but within about a 15 minute drive from the beaches near Bretignolles sur Mer. This is one of the best gites we have stayed in and was absolutely fine for two of us. Marvellous weather in mid-June and...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Dolphin Gites, The Laurels, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Dolphin Gîtes and liked the gîte. It is only an 8 minute drive to the beach in Brétignolles, though!... Or 5 minutes in your sports car! We hope to...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018

We’ve recently returned from a stay in the Laurels at Dolphin Gites. The villa is very well equipped and spotlessly clean. Cathy and Howard the owners are really pleasant and are on hand to chat and answer any queries. The complex itself is beautifully maintained...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Dolphin Gites, The Laurels, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2018

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Dolphin Gîtes and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future.

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

We had a fantastic holiday staying in the Laurels at Dolphin Gîtes. The gîte was very clean and was well equipped. There was a lovely private outside area as well as the beautiful garden and very well maintained swimming pool. The gîte is in the...More

Date of stay: July 2018
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Cathy85220, VR Owner at Dolphin Gites, The Laurels, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your holiday at Dolphin Gîtes and we hope to be able to accommodate you again in the future.

Reviewed September 10, 2017

We spent two weeks at these sites and we had one of the best holidays we had ever had. The setting of the gites were great, located in a village 10 minutes from the beach and lovely and quiet. The owners Howard and Cathy were...More

Date of stay: August 2017
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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: July 2017
Cathy85220, VR Owner at Dolphin Gites, The Laurels, Vendee, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2017

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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
Refrigerator
Washer
Highchair
Outdoor Dining Area
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
Books
Water Park Nearby
TV
Shared Yard
Rural/Countryside Retreats
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Playground
Horse Riding Nearby
Secure Parking
Internet Access
Trampoline
VCR
Toaster
Swingset
Staffed Property
Stove
Grill
Fishing Nearby
Local Guides/Maps
Game Room
Dishwasher
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Balcony
Ping Pong Table
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
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About the neighborhood
The Vendee has many great opportunities for cycling, swimming, fishing, sailing, sunbathing, surfing and walking. The Normandelière at Brétignolles sur-mer is a great beach with a créperie in the dunes. There is also a sea lake nearby which is ideal for young children. Other great beaches include the Grande Plage at St Gilles, and the famous bow shaped beach at Les Sables d'Olonne. There are miles of new cycle paths along the coast and through the countryside. If you like rambling, you will enjoy the scenic lake Jaunay.The Puy du Fou Park is one of the most famous attractions the Vendée has to offer and is only a 70 minute drive from Dolphin Gites.
How to get there
Fly or drive? The choice is yours. You can fly into Nantes and hire a car, or you can drive from the UK crossing the Channel by ferry or tunnel. We are located about 3 hours' drive from the Channel port of St Malo, and about half a day's drive from the other main ports of Cherbourg, Caen and Le Havre. There are daily flights to and from Nantes airport from the UK, USA and Ireland. You can fly into Nantes, hire a car at the airport for the duration of your stay at Dophin Gites. We are about 1 hour's drive from Nantes airport. If you are flying from the UK, look at Flybe or Easyjet, or from Ireland, Ryanair for cheap flights. The earlier you book your flight, the cheaper the flight.
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