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Holiday apartment in St Palais sur Mer, 5 minute walk to one of 4 beaches

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 322 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Parking

Overview

About the property

Light And Airy Apartment, sleeps 4 (1 bedroom)

A recently fully renovated apartment located on the 1st Floor in a residence with elevator overlooking the square and fountain in the centre of St Palais sur Mer. Open plan kitchen/diner and living room with a modern feel, light and bright. New 'wet room' style shower room with toilet and basin with mirror above and heated towel rail. The apartment is newly furnished in a contemporary style - clean and comfortable.


Owner
Karen Regan
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French
Calendar last updated:
6 August, 2017

About Karen Regan

We are Karen and Matthew Regan and have lived in the France since 2003, we work hard (Matt is a timeserved carpenter/builder) but we are rewarded with the French lifestyle and social life

Karen Regan purchased this apartment in 2012

Why Karen Regan chose Royan area

We fell in love with St Palais after holidaying here in 2012 and bought the apartment to enjoy more relaxing holidays. Its just over an hour and a half from where we live in the Poitou Charentes which means it easily accessible for us for weekend breaks.

What makes this apartment unique

We just arrive at the apartment park the car and relax, no need to drive anywhere if we don't want to. We do however like to catch the ferry from Royan to the Medoc across the Gironde estuary and visit wineries for some wine tastings!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer in Charente-Maritime

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 322 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • town
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • Newly renovated shower room, basin, heated towel rail and wc
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 4 (1 Bedroom) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom with double bed and double sofa bed in living room
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Notes on accommodation: Located on the 1st floor in a residence with elevator, secure bicycle store, cars can be parked in free public car park just to the left of the residence and the tourist information centre provides a Wi-Fi hot spot! Outside: Balcony with patio table and chairs (4 person) Utility Room: Iron, ironing board and airer are provided for your use, along with a cool bag, cool packs and a plastic picnic set for 4 Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Cleaned between lets, bed linen and towels provided (please bring your own beach towels) Other: Balcony with table and chairs (4 persons) overlooking the square

Reviews

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Holiday apartment in St Palais sur Mer, 5 minute walk to one of 4 beaches
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
5

Delightful apartment in a beautiful seaside town

  • 5 of 5

The location of the apartment could not be better, right by the town square and market and surrounded by excellent restaurants and speciality shops. Karen met us on arrival to show us around the apartment. It has everything we could possibly need to fully enjoy our holiday, including a welcoming bottle of wine. Whether you use the apartment as a base to visit the surrounding towns and villages or as we did to stay mainly in St Palais with its excellent beaches you couldn't hope to find a better located and equipped apartment. It's been 30 years since our last visit to St Palais and we won't be leaving it long before we return, hopefully to stay in Karen's apartment

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Lovely appartment ideally located

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in St. Palais. Karen met us and gave us all the information we needed. The apartment is well equipped and very central with a good supermarket, butcher, baker and local market within 50 metres. Car parking in the free car park just over the road (it can be busy when the market is in operation so patience and perseverance is useful!). Lots of lovely beaches and coves within close proximity. St. Palais has a good selection of restaurants (The Globe does good seafood at reasonable prices). The butchers also has a deli section with lots of delicious prepared food. We are looking forward to returning next year and exploring the area further.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
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5

A Little Gem

  • 5 of 5

This is a little gem of a holiday apartment which sits in the heart of a pretty beach town. With the bustling daily market at the back and shops, places to eat and the beach at the front, there is plenty to do within a very short walking distance. We loved sitting on the balcony watching the town come to life in the morning. If you want to walk a little further, we recommend the scenic coastal paths to the other nearby beaches. If you have a car, try a trip to nearby Royan with it's fabulous food market, or a little further to the wonderfully medieval La Rochelle, The owners are very welcoming and have provided everything you could possibly need in the flat. The perfect base for a truly relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
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5

A perfect holiday hideaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time here. The apt is so well situated. Beaches , cafes, market,restaurants are all a stones throw away . The apt itself had everything you could possibly need, even down to beach chairs, cooler bag etc .It was like home from home. Really nice shower and everything working perfectly .Karen was so friendly and welcoming and has a folder prepared with information about places to eat etc. It was beautifully peaceful when we were there . Loved every minute .

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
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5

Lovely chilled break

  • 5 of 5

Spotlessly clean and very well equipped apartment, perfect for a couple or small family. Very close to all restaurants but quiet at night. Balcony lovely place to sit and watch world go by and I would definitely revisit. Owners very accommodating as we did change our arrival times a couple of times, due to seriously underestimating travel time from Calais !!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Ideal Location in St. Palais

  • 5 of 5

A lovely apartment which is well equipped and maintained and in a great location in the centre of St. Palais.

Only 3 minutes to the nearest beach and a supermarket, boulangerie and market are all within walking distance.

There is a good selection of restaurants and bars in St. Palais and the surrounding area.

Beautiful walks along the coast and lots to explore in the region.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
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Location

Royan
L'Arrosoir
"Our favourite restaurant, overlooking the beach at Nauzan, great food and wine "
Chez Lolo
"Great pizza and mussels, good value"
La Regaline
"Very good food, especially fish "
Les Agapes
"Lovely food, highly recommend this restaurant"
Le Globe Trotter
"Great for grilled fresh fish and mussels"
Nausicaa
"overlooking the beach, the lunch formula menu is great value and they have nightly bands in ..."
Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
La Rochelle
Nearest Ferry
400 Kilometres
St Malo
Nearest Train
10 Kilometres
Royan
Nearest Beach
150 Metres
St Palais sur Mer
Car: recommended

Coast/Beach:

4 sandy beaches - Saint Palais’ pretty beach is a 5 minute walk away and offers supervised swimming (in season) and is cleaned daily, with promenades restaurants and bars. The beach also has a children’s club. Nauzan is also in easy walking distance. Le Platin can be reached along a spectacular coast walk and La Grande Cote is an immense beach ideal for serious surfing & is a short drive (4.5km) with a back drop of pine forests.

Travel:

Access

Nearest Amenities: 0.0 km

How to get there:

Airport: LA ROCHELLE: 40.0 km

Railway: ROYAN: 10.0 km

Ferry: Saint MALO: 400.0 km

Airports: Ryanair LA ROCHELLE (82 Km) or British Airways BORDEAUX (120 Km).

then rent a car or use a TRAIN to ROYAN + Taxi

Train PARIS - LA ROCHELLE or PARIS - ANGOULEME - ROYAN (10 Km).

Ferry St MALO (6 hours) - CHERBOURG (7 hours) - CAEN (6 hours).

Distances:

Royan nearby with excellent shopping facilities and superb daily market, where you can also catch the ferry to the vineyards & Chateaux of the Medoc, La Palmyre Zoo, France's largest oyster and mussel growing area with picturesque fishing villages, La Rochelle, Cognac, Saintes and Bordeaux easy day trips Over 2500 hours of sunshine annually, second only to Cote D'Azur.

Further Details:

The town centre boasts a daily produce market in summer (great fresh fish & oysters), supermarket, cinema and a variety of shops, bars & restaurants so no need for the car in the evenings! Bicycles can be hired in the village (300m) and the extensive dedicated cycle lanes offer safe and beautiful cycling through woodlands all right by the sea.

'Le lac de parc de loisirs', situated just behind the covered market, is filled with great things to do if you’re a child, from miniature motorised boats to mini-golf, a playground and skate park. Adults can play tennis and even go fishing although for the latter you need a permit. Golf de Royan an 18 hole course is just a short drive outside of St Palais.

During the summer months the town also puts on a number of festivals including an international fireworks competition that takes place throughout the last half of July. Plus there are regular concerts, markets and exhibitions.

Saint Palais is a great family oriented town. Evening activities / entertainment are a regular feature of the summer season, with concerts and games.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Charente-Maritime

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 6
29 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£560
for 7 nights
£560
 
 
Rate 7
2 Sep 2017 - 29 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£410
for 7 nights
£410
 
 
Rate 8
30 Sep 2017 - 1 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
£310
for 7 nights
£310
 
 
Rate 1
3 Mar 2018 - 30 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay
£310
for 7 nights
£310
 
 
Rate 2
31 Mar 2018 - 27 Apr 2018
7 night minimum stay
£360
for 7 nights
£360
 
 
Rate 3
28 Apr 2018 - 25 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
£410
for 7 nights
£410
 
 
Rate 4
26 May 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
£460
for 7 nights
£460
 
 
Rate 5
30 Jun 2018 - 27 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
£510
for 7 nights
£510
 
 
Rate 6
28 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
£400
for 7 nights
£400
 
 
Rate 7
1 Sep 2018 - 28 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£300
for 7 nights
£300
 
 
Rate 8
29 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
£250
for 7 nights
£250
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
All prices are per week. 25% deposit on booking. Balance due by sterling or Euro cheque 5 weeks in advance along with the returnable security deposit of £250.00 and a £40.00 cleaning cheque which will only be cashed only if necessary. (No smoking inside the apartment). We ask you to complete and return a booking form accepting our terms and conditions.

Changeover Day:
Weeks run from Saturday to Saturday but shorter breaks or long winter lets are considered. Arrival after 3pm, departures by 11am these timings can be flexible please ask.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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