Food lovers’ rural-bolthole. A chaumière-style cottage converted with contemporary flair, Michelin-star restaurant and organic spa.
In the poetical marshland of Brière, close to the Loire Atlantique coast, thrones La Mare aux Oiseaux. Century-old white-washed cottage and old stones here, contemporary pavilion and picture windows there, a large pond, a spa nested in the lush gardens, and colourful silkie hens, peafowls and crowned cranes knocking at your door in the morning.
Open year round.
Double rooms start from 160 € per night. Use the calendar to find the rate and availability on a specific date and to book online.
The restaurant! Brittany, Loire, the islands, and the more distant - stellar chef Eric Guérin makes you travel with Michelin-starred menus starting at as little as €45 euros.
Rooms: 15, spread between the cottage, the new building (around the spa) and the stilted shelter.
Breakfast: Impeccable continental breakfast with genuine local cheeses and ham, homemade jams, eggs on order (normal, there are hens all over the place) and nice pastries. Ideal to start the day.
Bar: Le Salon des Cages lounge.
Restaurant: Yes, that’s the best bit!
Pool: Small indoor pool at the spa.
Family holidays, French countryside picnic experience, Luxury stay, Yoga retreat
Lake or River, Remote location, Village