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Comfortable wooden Ecolodge at Brétignolles sur mer

Comfortable wooden ecolodges ideal for family holidays. Situated at 200 m from the beach, it is a real paradise for the children. This estate is dedicated to a responsible approach of environmental protection. An old, renovated barn welcomes you to this unusual place. All the buildings have been renovated in a traditional style with recycled materials collected on site. A complete ecological immersion.    

Accommodates 1 to 5 people
8 days / 7 nights
From 660€/week

Open from 27th May to 30th September 2023

Your getaway break in the Vendée includes:
- 7 nights in Wooden Eco-lodge for 5 people.
- Sheets and towels provided.
- Free access to the pool and jacuzzi.
- Vendée Tourism Advantage : 1 free sauna session per person.

An ecological corner of paradise 200 m from the sea

Marylou and Damien, welcome you to their unusual eco-lodges where everything is designed for a rejuvenating and relaxing stay. Their passion for eco-construction and a great respect for heritage, where the unifying theme which gave birth to this project. Certified by Green Key, the estate is committed to a responsible approach to environmental protection. By ensuring the improvement and research of non-polluting options solutions for waste management and alternative energy sources. This area is located along a cycle path and is a paradise for cycling enthusiasts. Bikes can be rented locally.

Your short break in Step-by-step details

The estate is made up of several areas. At the entrance, the old, renovated barn welcomes you and includes: a tearoom/ bar, an exhibition room, and a kitchen with a catering service. This opens out onto a large courtyard delightfully reconstructed in the traditional style. Following on in the prolongation, is a magnificent dryer, whose walls are made with latticed tiles taken from the renovated barn. A permaculture garden adds to the list the various products grown on site. Nearby, the natural pool uses an innovative natural filtering system, with no traces of salt or chlorine. At the far end of the estate, 5 private eco-lodges villas are perfectly integrated into the landscape. Sitting behind the small ditch and tall marsh grasses which separates them from the main farmhouse.

On site services:

Free access:

  • Swimming pool 20m x 5m, heated at 28°C, open from 1st June to 30th September.
  • Jacuzzi
  • Board games
  • Table tennis
  • Trampoline
  • Private parking
  • Wi-Fi

Service supplements:

  • Wellness area with sauna (€ 10 per session for 2 people)
  • Bar / tearoom
  • Organic groceries
  • Organic breakfasts: € 12 per person
  • Homemade organic takeaway evening meals
  • Bread
  • Hammam
  • Bike Hire at 5 minutes
  • End of stay cleaning package (€ 60)


Blending perfectly into the more untamed part of the estate are the pontoon villas. Proudly displaying their wooden facades and large bay windows which open out onto their individual terraces. The "pontoon" villas accommodate up to 5 people and benefit to an exceptional sun exposure throughout the day. They consist of:

  • a living room with equipped kitchen and wood stove
  • 2 bedrooms: a master bedroom with 1 double bed (160) + a bedroom with 2 single beds (90). An extra bed of 90.
  • 1 bathroom.

The living room opens onto a large wooden terrace of 35m², equipped with a hammock, a forest table and an outdoor shower.

The restaurant:

Discover the “Comptoir,” a friendly bar / tearoom, made up of 2 rooms and a beautiful, landscaped terrace. You can taste homemade organic products:

  • Lemonade / iced tea
  • Squeezed fruit juices and smoothies
  • Teas, pastries, and cakes
  • Draught beers, local wines - House cocktails

The organic grocery store, offers products all tested and approved by Marylou:

  • Basic organic groceries, produce sold loosely
  • Selection of teas and herbal teas / local wines / beers
  • Fruit juice / organic bakery / cream from La Goulpière dairy farm - "Le P’tit Vendéen" sardines from a cannery. 100% homemade take-away meals can also be ordered (8 €), ideal for your day excursions!

Nearby beaches and marshes:

The Marais Girard and the Normandelière beaches are located at just 250 m from the estate. These 2 fine sandy beaches are just perfect for families, providing a beach club that welcomes children from 4 to 14 years old. To the other side of the beach, a rockier area is ideal for rock pooling.

La Normandelière offers a great variety of sporting activities: catamaran, windsurfing, kayaking, optimist (sailing club and sailing school on site). The nearby beach Les Dunes, one amongst numerous other beaches along the coast, favours surfing and kitesurfing activities. On the inland side of the estate you access to the wetland area which includes “Marais de la Gachère”,  rich aquatic landscapes and numerous unusual walks.

2023 Prices and availability:

7 night stays, Rentals from Saturday to Saturday. Villa ponton écolodge 5 people : from €660 to €1850

Vendée Tourism Avantage: 1 (30 minute) sauna session offered per person during your stay.

Tourist tax and deposit (400 €) to be paid on site. Check in from 4pm.

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Reservations by phone on +33(0)2 51 62 76 82 or by email at A 25% deposit is required when booking. The final balance needs to be paid 30 days before your stay. Booking fees: € 15 per booking. Methods of payment accepted: credit card (except Amex), bank transfer.

We also advise you to subscribe to our cancellation insurance in case you need to cancel your stay (with a valid reason).

See our insurance conditions.

Consult our booking conditions.

 It will be possible to postpone your stay (at no cost) or change to a later date, (subject to availability at the time of any date changes).