Update: 7 apartments are now booked but there is room for one or two more couples. If you want to come, please book direct with Ted and Jenny as soon as possible but by the end of January at the latest !
This year Ted and Jenny are proposing a week at Marans, a small town about 20 minutes north-east of La Rochelle and near the Marais Poitevin.
We will be staying at Park & Suites: Parks and Suites at Marans-la- Rochelle
Details of the Marais Poitevin regional nature resereve are here: www.marais-poitevin.com/
Outside for your use a large heated pool, sauna, ping pong and a boules court.
There are several blocks of apartments with large spaces in between which makes it feel very spacious. A few minutes walk brings you into the little town where you will find shops, a small marina, bars restaurants. There is also a Super U easily accessible.
Excursions and relaxation
We are planning excursions to the Marais Poitevin, visits to ruined abbeys, chateaux, walks along the coast and of course La Rochelle and Ile de Re. There is an opportunity to play golf at Pree la Rochelle. There is certainly a lot to do in the area, but maybe you would just like to relax around the pool and not join in the activities. That’s OK too!
Price and Payment
The price of all this is 49€ per couple per night, 343€ for the week. They will require 50% on booking then the rest before arrival. There is a reasonable cancellation policy. Cheques must be made out to Park and Suites and sent to Brian M as soon as possible. Please note that this type of activity is not covered by the BBC insurance policy. Hence the booking and all payments are made direct between the attendees and Park and Suites .
Anyone interested should email Ted and Jenny. We do need to have time to organise numbers and bookings, so we must operate on first come first served basis.