Located in the pretty area between Bordeaux and the Landes coastline, the houses and villas at the Résidence du Château de Salles provide the ideal place to get away from it all. There are 21 hectares to explore around the grounds of the chateau, with lush surroundings on the banks of the river Eyre.
Along France's luxurious south coast, the houses and villas have plenty to offer guests, with incredible cities such as Bordeaux, Toulouse and Biarritz all within a two hour drive of the residence. The pretty coastline and lakes of Landes are just minutes away, and the Parc Naturel Regional des Landes de Gascogne in which the accommodation is set provides the ideal opportunity to enjoy some outdoor activities.
Each of the 113 luxury houses and villas is decorated in its own unique, high quality style. Guests can enjoy the spacious grounds of the chateau as well as plenty of amenities and activities during their stay. The residence is home to a shared outdoor swimming pool, children's pool, tennis courts, a squash court, fitness room, a children's playground, football pitch, games room, ping-pong, boules pitch and bike hire, to keep families, couples and groups of friends entertained.
The houses and villas sleep from four to eight guests, making them ideal for family and group holidays. The villas have a living room with a cosy fire for relaxing in the evenings, as well as a kitchen where guests can prepare their own dishes. All of the properties have a spacious outdoor terrace complete with a barbecue, garden furniture and sun loungers so guests can make the most of the gorgeous weather. Free wifi access at the reception and in all the villas.
All of the accommodation at the Résidence du Château de Salles is self-catered, allowing guests to cook meals of their choice and explore the many restaurants found throughout the area. In the park grounds there is a restaurant with a terrace overlooking the outdoor swimming pool. The restaurant has been entirely renovated in 2019 and is now run by a new local chef trained by the famous Alain Ducasse. Those wanting to stock up fridges and picnic baskets will also find small local shops nearby, as well as a supermarket a 20 minute drive away. The hosts speak French, Dutch and English all year long and Spanish in July and August.
Set within the stunning natural park of Salles, the Résidence du Château de Salles provides guests with excellent opportunities to enjoy outdoor sports and activities, as well as exploring the local area. The accommodation itself is set within the site of a 12th Century château and enjoys 23 hectares of pretty gardens overlooking the River Eyre.
Further afield, Bordeaux is a 30 minute drive away, while Toulouse is just over two and a half hours away, and Biarritz and Bayonne are an hour and 30 minutes from the property by car.
To find out more about Salles visit our in depth destination guide
To make the most of fantastic outdoor activities and attractions, guests don't need to travel outside of the grounds of the château. The residence offers idyllic natural surroundings and gardens, as well as a huge range of facilities. Children have their very own shallower pool, while there is also a large heated outdoor swimming pool surrounded by sun loungers and deck chairs. There is a fitness room, boules, tennis courts, a squash court and bicycle rental available from the residence.
On June 1st a new good quality restaurant will open at the residence. It offers menus with fresh products from the region as well as special menus for children
Outside of the complex there is also canoeing available on the River Eyre, as well as the beaches of the Atlantic coastline just minutes away. Here you'll find water sports such as sailing and windsurfing, as well as golden sands for those wanting to relax. Golf lovers will find plenty of courses in the local area, including the Golf Blue Green Gujan, which is just a half an hour drive from the residence.
After a long day filled with activities, guests are invited to join the occasional evening entertainment in the residence, which includes concerts and tasting evenings.
Things to see
Take a trip to Bordeaux and make the most of the wonderful historic sites, restaurants, cafés, shops, boutiques, bars, markets and more during your stay.
Biarritz is just an hour and a half away by car and is home to some pretty gardens, fascinating museums, golden beaches and sites and attractions.
Visit some of the pretty towns of the area and wander through historic streets, stopping off in a street side café along the way for some people watching. Margaux and Saint Emillion are picturesque spots for exploring.
End of stay cleanning must be paid on site. Price 65Eu-120Eu depending on size of Villa.
Keys are available to be collected from 4pm, upon
presentation of your accommodation voucher.
If you intend to arrive outside opening hours, please notify the reception
Fitness, volleyball, badminton and tabletennis
Kidsclub: partly paying activities, others are free
Tennis & Squash (+ Racket rental)
Bikes (adults & Children)
Pet (maximum one pet: 5 Eu/pet)
Beds prepared on arrival
Replacement of bed linen
Coin for public washing machine
Coin for public drying machine
Local tourist tax
Reception Opening Hours
July and August: Monday-Saturday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 09:30 - 14:00
Outside the high season: Monday-Friday 8.30-12.30. Saturday and Sunday as needed.
If the reception is closed, we are always reachable by phone and on site if necessary.
Between 300Eu and 800Eu (according the villa type) to be
paid on arrival (Debit/credit card or cheque) for your
accommodation. This deposit will be returned 2-5 days
after your departure with any necessary deductions
made for breakages or additional cleaning.
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