Baby & Toddler Friendly Gites In The Charente Maritime region of France

Say Bonjour to the Bel-Air Gites in the Charente Maritime region of France. The Charente Maritime region is known for pretty seaside towns and beautiful sandy beaches, and Bel-Air Gites are a great place to stay with babies and toddlers to experience the region. Little ones will love the outdoor swimming pool, fab outdoor playground or letting off steam in the playbarn or going to the beach which is just a 25 minute drive away. And if the little ones are happy, the parents can relax too! Read on to find out why Bel-Air Gites are a great option for families looking for a baby and toddler friendly gite in France.

  • 5 baby & toddler friendly gites in a peaceful area of the Charente Maritime region in France.
  • Safe and secure outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor Playground
  • Indoor playbarn
  • Trampoline
  • Babysitting service can be booked in advance
  • Just over an hour drive from Bordeaux and La Rochelle airports
  • Plenty of baby and toddler equipment available to borrow. Twins, triplets and even quads can be catered for!

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Bel Air Gites

Bel-Air Gites are rustic-style gites providing a comfortable home from home feel. All the gites are decorated in a traditional French style and have their own private patio and BBQ as well as a fully equipped kitchen with washing machine and dishwasher.

Les Chataigniers (The Chestnut) is a converted three-bedroom farmhouse which still retains much of its original character and has incredible views. Set over two floors, the spacious family room and dining area have been totally refurbished but the original stone walls have been retained. The family living space includes three comfortable sofas, LCD TV with UK and French channels, and a DVD Player. The gite also has a large patio with BBQ and garden furniture.

La Chouette (The Owl) is a spacious, 2-bedroom gite which is perfect for families with babies and toddlers. There is a large sunny living area and private patio with BBQ.

Le Chai (The Wine Store) is a 2 bedroom gite sleeping up to 4 guests. It was refurbished, carefully retaining the original stripped beams and open stonework in the traditional farmhouse style. The open-plan lounge area has an LCD TV, with UK and French channels and DVD Player. The lounge area leads out to the private patio area with garden furniture, BBQ and wonderful views to the woods and meadows.

Les Chenes One and Les Chenes Two sleep up to four people in each gite.

5 Reasons Why Babies & Toddlers Will Love Bel-Air Gites!
  • Cooling off in the outdoor swimming pool (this is gated and has a shallow area with wide steps to help less confident swimmers get in safely)
  • Letting off steam in the playground which has swings, a slide, climbing frame and tunnels
  • Bouncing on the trampoline
  • Making new friends in the indoor playbarn which is packed full of books, toys for all ages, DVDs, table football, table tennis, pool table and toy kitchen, workbench and shop
  • Days out at the beach which is just a short drive away from Bel-Air Gites

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7 Best Things To Do Around Bel-Air Gites With Babies And Toddlers
  • Going on a treasure hunt at Chateau Des Enigmes at Pons
  • Spend the day at Saint Georges de Didonne beach – only 25 mins drive from the gites. This charming town has a long sandy beach which is great for building ssandcastles and swimming in the sea.
  • Visiting La Palmyre Zoo – this is one of the most popular tourist attraction in the Charente-Maritime with over 1600 animals to see.
  • Hire a bike and go for a family bike ride around the vineyards.
  • Head to the Aquarium La Rochelle – just 1 hour from Bel-Air Gites
  • Visit Futuroscope – roughly a 2 hour drive from Bel-Air Gites.
  • Have a go at driving a mini boat at Saint-Savinien. Children can drive the boats themselves (adults must accompany them)

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Bel Air Gites is around one hour’s drive from both La Rochelle and Bordeaux airports, 90 mins from Poitiers and about two hours from Limoges and Bergerac. The owners can email you a discount code for Brittany Ferries and for when a booking is confirmed.

Contact Info

Bel Air Gites- Child and Toddler friendly Holiday homes near Royan, Bel air, 17120 Brie-Sous-Mortagne, France

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