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What To Expect At Lac De Maison

At Lac de Maison we have gone to great lengths to ensure that everything is in place to let you enjoy a great holiday - for children & grown ups alike.

For more information please see below.

  • For the little ones
  • For the grown ups
  • Suggested Schedule
Bright nursery & toddler rooms. Plenty of play things for the young ones Bright nursery & toddler rooms.

All the cottages are safety proofed with locks on the cupboards that contain chemicals, socket guards and cooker knob guards.

The bathrooms are equipped with 2 bath mats (we know how messy bath-time can be!) bath toys, baby baths, step, non slip mat, changing mat and potty.

Quality wooden cots with branded mattresses can be provided (if a second cot is required, a travel cot will be provided, again with a quality branded mattress) as can bed guards and night lights.

All bedrooms have travel black-out blinds.

Baby gates can be put at the top and bottom of all stairs.

In the kitchens you will find high chairs and booster seats, plastic cutlery and crockery.

All cottages have sterilisers and baby monitors.

Each cottage has toilet facilities on every level.

Other equipment includes:

  • Bumbo
  • Door bouncer
  • Stroller
  • Pram
  • Baby gym
  • Soothing vibrating chair bouncer.
  • The cottages have games, toys, DVDs and books for all ages.

 

Chill in the hammocks Be pampered by the visitng beautician Destress in the beautiful countryside

On-site owners committed to making you holiday as relaxing and fulfilling as possible.

Visiting beautician for holiday pampering.
Baby sitting available.

Several local restaurants a short drive away or home cooked meals available to give you a night off from cooking.

BBQ night

WiFi in all the cottages and a laptop and printer disposable to you in the games room.

Newly released films available to borrow as well as a huge selection of DVDs, board games and books in the cottages.

Quality 32 inch flat screen TVs with DVD players and English Freeview.

Superb games room.

Hammocks for chilling out in.

Bikes available.
Information pack in the cottages with suggestions of where to go and what to do in the area.

Weekly change of sheets and towels.

Welcome pack and basic disposables to get you started.

All cottages have washing machines, tumble driers (or access to) and dish washers.

 

Loads to see & do on your holidayLoads to see & do on your holidayLoads to see & do on your holiday

At Lac de Maison you can do as little or as much as you want!

You can stay on site for the duration of your holiday swimming, sunbathing, playing and relaxing or you could take some day trips to the surrounding attractions.

After three years of experience and with feedback from our past guests we have identified the following as the most popular things to do:

  • Monkey Valley
  • Take in one of the markets
  • Bike ride/car trip to Les Forges for lunch
  • Bike ride/car trip to Vasles for coffee and croissant
  • A day at one of the lake beaches
  • A morning’s wine tasting/wine shopping at the Cave
  • A day trip to La Rochelle and the aquarium
  • A day at Futuroscope
  • A day trip to Marais Poitevin (Green Venice)

Or – just stay here, order dinner and relax in a hammock or by the pool in the knowledge that the children and happily running around the grounds or playing in the playroom and that you don’t have to cook

 

 

Enjoy Great Food At Lac De Maison

At Lac de Maison we have a passion for food which we love to share. For more information about what we can provide please see the tabs below.

  • Welcome Pack
  • Meals
  • BBQs
Bright nursery & toddler rooms.

On your arrival you will find a complimentary pack of fresh eggs from our chickens, bread, butter, a selection of jams, tea, coffee, milk, sugar, salt, pepper and a bottle of Rose wine - everything that you need for your first breakfast (minus the wine perhaps!) meaning that if you order an arrival meal for your first night then you do not need to worry about food shopping until later on the next day.

We also provide all sheets, towels, bath mats, tea towels and some basic disposables to last you the first few days such as toilet rolls, bin liner, kitchen towel, hand soap, washing up- liquid, cleaning products dishwasher tabs, dish cloth and scourer.

We are also very happy to offer a shopping service should you require one.

 

Chill in the hammocks Be pampered by the visitng beautician Destress in the beautiful countryside

Simon and I are both chefs who used to run our own restaurant, consequently we are very well qualified to provide meals for you.

Our most popular service is the arrival/family meal, meals such as lasagne followed by chocolate brownies and ice cream can be served to your cottage at a time to suit you, giving the chance to unpack, relax and let us take care of dinner. Please click here to see a sample menu.

Arrival/family meals can also be served later in the week should you want an additional night off from cooking.

For a more intimate meal we serve 3 course dinners on request, giving you a restaurant quality meal to enjoy together after the children have gone to bed - no baby sitter or taxi required!

Please click here for sample 3 course dinner menus.

 

Family fun at the weekly BBQ Enjoy some grown up time at the BBQ A great setting for our weekly BBQ

We hold a weekly BBQ in high and mid season to give you a night off cooking and also the chance to meet the other guests and make friends.

Usually held on the Monday evening it's a BYO drinks affair with us providing and cooking various meats, homemade burgers, salad, home grown potatoes and bread followed by dessert.

All of this is offered for the reasonable price of €12 per adult and €5 per child.

On occasion the BBQs have been known to end with games either in the garden or the play barn.

One most memorable game was a dads-on-giant-space hoppers race or who can get the most apples in the bucket (Simon's thinly veiled attempt to get the fallen apples picked up!!) which was loads of fun for all ages non-the-less.

 

 

 

Lac de Maison - 86470 - Benassay - France

Tel: 0033 (0)5 49 54 69 59

Email: enquiries@lac-de-maison.com

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