Located in the heart of a tranquil, 600-hectare pine forest, Madame Vacances’ Les Mas de Saint Hilaire offers guests the chance to enjoy peaceful surroundings and the warm sunshine of the Atlantic coastline of France. The golden sands of the beach are just a short walk away through the pine forests and sand dunes, and there are plenty of activities available for those who prefer to keep active during their holiday.
Found in a quiet area near the village of Saint Jean de Monts, in the wonderful Vendée region of north-west France, there are a few shops, restaurants and attractions to be discovered in the village itself, as well as plenty to explore further afield. Noirmoutier and les Sables d'Olonne is just under 45min drive away and provides a fascinating history and touristic places. Alternatively, head to Nantes, which is over an hour away by car, and offers a wide selection of shops, bars, restaurants and more.
Les Mas de Saint Hilaire’s bright and spacious cottages are designed to allow guests to explore their stunning natural surroundings. In a tranquil setting, these cottages are ideal for those wanting to escape the stresses of everyday life and enjoy this beautiful area of France, with warm interiors and private gardens where guests can relax in the sun or dine al fresco. There is a communal swimming pool, as well as a children’s pool, and pretty gardens with lots of greenery.
The cottages sleep between four to six people comfortably and come with living/dining area, a fully-equipped kitchenette, terrace, and a parking space, useful for those who are looking to explore the local area.
All cottages come with:
- Small private garden
- Terrace with outdoor furniture
- Comfortable living room
- Fully equipped kitchenette with an oven, hotplates, a fridge and all crockery and cutlery
- Double or single beds
- Bathroom and separate toilet
All of the cottages at Les Mas de Saint Hilaire are self-catered, allowing guests to enjoy exploring the regional cuisine at their own pace. Each of the residences comes with a fully equipped kitchenette, with an oven, hotplates, a fridge and all crockery and cutlery. Guests can wander the 20-minute walk to the local shops and supermarket to purchase local ingredients.
With so many working harbour towns, fresh fish and shellfish are a real delicacy in the Vendée region. Wednesdays and Saturdays are market days, where rustic products can be purchased at good prices. There are also a few restaurants within a 20-minute walk, with the best of the local seafood cooked superbly, French-style