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Les Appartements de Fontenelles

VendeeSaint Gilles Croix de Vie, Apartment
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The Residence

 

Location


Located near Saint Gilles Croix de Vie (10min by car), in the centre of the western coast France and on the outskirts of an 18-hole golf course, Les Appartements de Fontenelles offers guests easy access to the beach, which is just a 15-minute drive away. Offering a choice of apartments, Madame Vacances’ selection of pretty whitewashed accommodation is ideal for those wanting to enjoy golf, theme parks, the beaches of the Atlantic and more.

Saint Gilles Croix de Vie is a seaside resort on the Vendée coast, between Saint Jean de Monts and Les Sables d'Olonnes Immerse yourself in the beautiful surroundings, with hiking, cycling and more available in the local area, or make the most of the close proximity to the golf course during your stay. Coëx is just 5km away and offers shops, restaurants and cafés, as well as a pretty village feel and parks. The town of Saint Gilles Croix de Vie also offers a wide range of activities, including a theme park, along with plenty of outdoor pursuits.

 

The Accommodation


Guests can choose from apartments sleeping between four and eight people during their stay at Les Appartements de Fontenelles, ideal for couples, families and groups of friends. This is the ideal place to enjoy the serene surroundings of the golf course, as well as the many outdoor activities available in the local area. The buildings are modern with plenty of greenery surrounding them, while each of the apartments enjoys a clean, mostly white interior, helping to make the most of the natural sunlight.

Guests can enjoy a self-catered holiday here, with each of the apartments including a fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette. There is a dining area in the kitchen or living room, as well as furniture on the balcony, ideal for those wanting to dine al fresco during their stay. The apartments are centred on a large swimming pool area with grassy surroundings and plenty of loungers, and the complex also offers guests access to a pétanque strip.

 

Facilities


All apartments come with:
- Swimming pool on site
- Views over the golf course
- Fully equipped kitchenette with hot plates, oven with extractor hood, fridge and dishwasher
- Balcony or terrace with dining furniture
- Bathroom or shower room and separate toilet

 

Board Options


Les Appartements de Fontenelles all come with a fully equipped kitchenette, allowing guests to enjoy a self-catered holiday. There are two restaurants onsite, serving traditional French cuisine and brasserie style dishes, as well as a restaurant in nearby Coex, serving crepes and other French dishes. Those wanting to prepare their own meals will find a market in Coex, a supermarket 9km away and a hypermarket 12km away from the property.

 

FACILITIES:   
 
Golf course
 
Bicycle rental
 
Swimming pool

 

General Facilities:   

- Golf course
- Gardens
- Launderette
- Outdoor parking
- Swimming pool 
- Restaurant
- Bakery delivery service 
- Free wifi in reception

 

Accommodation Facilities:   

- Cot Rental
- Satellite TV with surcharge

 

The Resort

 

Saint Gilles Croix de Vie


Those wishing to switch off and completely relax will enjoy the calm vibe and many facilities in this pretty town just off the Atlantic coast in the centre of France. This is a small fishing village with plenty to offer visitors, including colourful fishing boats, restaurants serving delicious fresh fish and an interesting history. Those wanting to enjoy outdoor activities are well catered for here, too, as well as foodies wanting to enjoy a taste of French cuisine at its best.

Find out more about your trip to Saint Gilles Croix de Vie in our destination guide.

 

Activities


As a historic fishing port, Saint Gilles Croix de Vie has plenty to offer guests. Charter a boat and go fishing, or simply relax on the soft sands of the Grand Plage. Those wanting to enjoy water sports will find kite surfing, windsurfing and sailing available from the beaches in the area.

For more land-based activities in the area, the apartments back onto the Golf Blue Green Les Fontenelles, where guests can enjoy discounted green fees, a driving range and a beautiful 18-hole course complete with oak and pine trees and water hazards. Alternatively, there is also a theme park just an hour’s drive away, Puy du Fou, where guests can see jousting, birds of prey, music shows and more. (Tickets on sale at reception).

 

Things to see


Those wanting to explore the local area further can head to Nantes, which is just an hour and a quarter inland by car. Here you can visit the chateaux and cathedral or the famous bridge with its 18 circle structures which light up at night.

There are ferry trips available from Saint Gilles Croix de Vie to L’ile d’Yeu, which is a haven for stunning scenery as well as pine forests and beaches ready to be explored.

 

Useful Information

 

Late arrival (after 8 pm)


Please inform the reception or the reservations centre in advance and we will advise you of the late arrival procedure.

 

Key collection


Check in is from 5 pm onwards. The keys are available at the reception on presentation of your voucher.

 

Deposit


On arrival you have to pay a deposit of 260 Eu (Visa, Euro Card, French Cheque) for your apartment. This will be returned to you within 15 days of your departure assuming there are no charges for breakages or additional cleaning.

 

Cleaning


End of Stay Cleaning is not included in the accommodation price and clients are required to clean the property before departure. Please note that cleaning products are not always provided.

An End of Stay Cleaning deposit of 56-112 Eu (depending on type) will be taken upon arrival which will be returned along with your Damage Deposit.

 

Compulsory Charges


- Taxe de Sejour (Local Tourist Tax)
- Water and Electricity charges (to pay on departure)

 

Payable extras


- Linen Pack (sheets + bath towel)
- Sheets
- Bath towels
- Hand towels
- Daily cleaning service
- End of stay cleaning service
- TV (French Channels)

 

Booking Conditions

 

Payment Conditions


Madame Vacances offers 3 options for payment:

1) Pay in 3 instalments if booked more than 60 days prior to arrival:
- 15% deposit at time of booking, 15% payment 60 days prior to arrival & 70% payment 30 days prior to arrival

2) Pay in 2 instalments if booked more than 30 days prior to arrival:
- 30% deposit at time of booking & 70% payment 30 days prior to arrival

3) Pay in 1 payment (always available and obligatory if booked less than 30 days prior to arrival)
- 100% at time of booking

Additional Extras:
- Any extras added more than 30 days prior to arrival will be added to final payment
- Any extras added after final payment to be paid at time of addition to booking

 

Cancellation Conditions


If the client cancels a reservation the following amounts will be retained:

- More than 30 days prior to arrival date: 30% of total accommodation cost
- Between 30 and 21 days prior to arrival date: 45% of total accommodation cost
- Between 20 and 8 days prior to arrival date: 60% of total accommodation cost
- Between 7 and 4 days prior to arrival date: 90% of total accommodation cost
- 3 days or less prior to the arrival date: 100% of total accommodation cost

 

Booking contract

Your stay at Les Appartements de Fontenelles is contracted with the organisation DOMAINE DE FONTENELLES (Siret: 49381615100010) which is a member of the Madame Vacances group.

 

Travel Information

 

Address


Les Appartements de Fontenelles
Route de Coex les Fontenelles
Golf de Fontenelles
85220
L’Aguillon sur Vie
(0033) 251 55 47 50

 

By car


- Calais to Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: 6.5 hours

 

By plane


- Nantes Atlantique Airport: 1 hour
- Île d'Yeu Airport: 2.5 hours (with ferry)
- Rennes Saint Jacques Airport: 2.5 hours

 

 

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ROUTE DE COEX LES FONTENELLES
GOLF DE FONTENELLES
85220
L'AIGUILLON SUR VIE
0203 475 4756

 

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