Bleu Minuit, Alsace
Nature, Well-being and Gastronomy… That’s the plan for an escape at Bleu Minuit, some time for yourself in the beautiful region of Alsace.
Bleu Minuit is located in Obersteinbach, one hour north of Strasbourg and combines elegance and comfort. Each lodge measures around 25 m², including a double bed and bathroom with shower. A baby cot can be added on request. At night, the canopy allows you to admire the sky.
Plan for your stay at Bleu Minuit? Walks in the forest, hiking and biking, culinary experiences with simple, local and high quality products, discover the region and its culinary and wine scene with Chef Georges Flaig, visit the local farm, or the historic castles. There is plenty to do!
The materials used are made from renewable, recyclable resources and are naturally insulated with compressed wood. Bleu Minuit act in a sustainable way and the concept of the lodges is part of a global approach where the respect of nature is privileged, from the conception to the exploitation.
From 300 € per night for 2 people including dinner and breakfast.
40 Rue Principale | 7510 Obersteinbach, France
Le Bruit de l’Eau Ecolodge, Baie de Somme
The guest room Le Bruit de l’eau is hidden at the end of a path, surrounded by water and nature. A spot to enjoy silence: no airplanes, no cars… only the noise of Nature and animals…
Le Bruit de l’eau includes 5 ecolodges: a geodesic wooden bubble, a cabin in the woods, an island in the bambou forest, a Japanese style zen eco-lodge or a Caravan lodge. Tibo, the owner of the place, is a photographer. Lover of travel and beautiful interiors, he has been able to reinterpret with talent the spirit of minkas, these traditional Japanese houses. By relying on natural materials and an ultra-efficient heating system, he was able to transform the ecolodge into a place that uses very little energy.
There is a very zen spirit in this place. A tranquil spot, adults-only. Experience a bath in the nearby pond at dawn.
In the kitchen, Mickaël, to whom Tibo has taught the secrets of Japanese cuisine. As a true enthusiast of Japanese culture, he knows the recipes of the traditional Bentô and the most popular Japanese dishes. You can have the breakfast formula, but its also possible to order packed lunch or a Kai dinner in the evening. Everything is fresh, prepared in the morning. Mickaël will also be able to recommend you a lot of addresses in the area, a perfect guide.
From 195 € per night for 2 people.
1 Chemin des Matelots | 80120 Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont, France
Les Cabottes, Bourgogne
Would you like to disconnect for a few days in a tiny house hidden in a vineyard of Bourgogne? Les Cabottes was one of the first tiny houses in France! The concept: set up wooden tiny houses facing the vineyards, far from the urban tumult, to allow you to disconnect during an unusual escape 😉
To create these Tiny Houses, they chose to work with two French builders who also use only French materials. There are 4 tiny houses available for booking. A bed & breakfast andguesthouse in the heart of a renovated farmhouse are also available for those who prefer a more “traditional” stay or for a bigger group.
Electric bikes are available to explore the surrounding vineyards. You should also try the private Nordic bath, which each tiny houses are equipped with. Big +, the delicious meals prepared by Alexane (who studied at the Paul Bocuse Insitute) including starter, main dish and desert and a bottle of delicious local wine.
From 135 € per night for 2 people in a Tiny House.
Rue Collot | 21340 Change, France
Bucoco House, Bourgogne
You want to disconnect from the madness of the city? You dream of an escape near Paris? Bucoco House is ideal for a romantic escape or just to take a break and relax. An experience in a tiny house surrounded by nature located in Le Bois de Barres in Bourgogne.
For nature lovers or just to enjoy a cool escape, Bucoco House has been created to take time for yourself. Everything has been thought to disconnect fully from your daily life, rest and enjoy unique moments. An energy-sufficient house made 100% with local and sustainable materials. In the surroundings, some great activities: culture, nature and gastronomy. Some historical heritage at the beautiful Château de Saint Fargeau, a tour of Guédelon – a fabulous challenge of building a castle in the 21st century, only using medieval techniques and materials or at the lac du Bourdon… as well as great walks in the woods.
The Bucoco House design combines ecology and comfort. It offers you a king size bed, a kitchen and a bathroom fully equipped, and a breathtaking view on the forest. You can also book breakfast and an aperitif dinner box.
From 150 € per night for 2 people.
Bois des Barres | 89520 Sainpuits, France
Loire Valley Lodges, Loire
Loire Valley Lodges is a unique concept to share with your partner, where nature and contemporary art are intertwined for an exceptional getaway. Located in the Loire Valley, it includes 18 lodges, each designed by a contemporary artist. Each lodge features original works by contemporary artists, and has been decorated to reflect their artistic world. At the heart of the forest, open exclusively to the lodge clients, monumental works of art are to be discovered.
Give yourself a break with a massage in your room or on the terrace of your lodge. Plenty of activities are offered such as forest baths, massages, swimming, biking, hot air balloon, golfing, canyoning or visits of the fabulous castles of the region.
The hotel also has a great restaurant by Chef Hippolyte Delcher, using high quality local products and working with passionate producers who strive to highlight their terroir. Cuisine is also considered part of their Art focus. The chef’s cuisine is inspired by gastronomy from all over the world. And guess what, you can decide where you’d like to have lunch or dinner: your room, by the pool, at the dining table or at the terrace… Packed breakfast (Continental or Healthy) and picnic box for lunch are also available and a great Brunch is served on Sundays from 11am to 3pm The lodges are fully equipped for 2 people.
From 410 € per night for 2 people.
La Batelière sur Loire
Would you like to escape along the banks of the Loire River? In the heart of the natural park Loire-Ajou-Touraine, 20 minutes away from Tours and 2.5 hours away from Paris, go relax in the estate of La Batelière sur Loire which offers stays in boat cabins or treehouses. Enjoy the wild landscapes, and heaven for nature lovers, fishermen, photographers and animal lovers. The nearby wine-cellars and castles are another great activity for those who like culture, history and gastronomy!
This glamping and eco-friendly accommodations are perfect for a stop during “La Loire à vélo”, a unique cycling trail which has more and more success with many bikers and culture lovers experiencing each year. Choose your treehouse or boat cabin and enjoy the spa (with the possibility to provatise it). Or spend hours walking or biking along the Loire to discover the region’s treasures.
From 160 € per night for 2 people.
24 Levée de la Loire | 37130 La Chapelle-aux-Naux, France
Lyon Country House
Dreaming of paradise ? Lyon Country House is a family-owned guesthouse with various types of accommodation, located 15 min away from Lyon. On top of the guesthouse, it offers a beautiful cabin of 40 sqm including a double bed and 2 single bed – a perfect option for a family, couple or friends.
Lyon Country House offers the best of both worlds – countryside and city. It is located in the countryside near the old city center of Lyon. It is surrounded by a 3-hectare park, great for big walks, read a book in one of the hammocks or relax at the spa and enjoy the beautiful sunsets from high above the ground.
You can also enjoy many activities with friends or family: pétanque, molki, badminton, ping-pong, biking to go for a ride along the Saône river but also rent a vintage car to discover the surroundings.
From 145 € per night for 2 people and from 270€ for the wooden cabin.
Montée du Vernay | 69300 Caluire-et-Cuire, France
Le Bois Basalte, Auvergne
Le Bois Basalte is built on an exceptional site between Chaîne-des-Puys and Pays des Combrailles – near Clermont-Ferrand, by young architects who wished to create a meaningful project in their Auvergne. The idea was to invest a small piece of nature, build cabins with a nice design and comfort, while making sure to have the smallest impact on the environment! A beautiful option to discover Auvergne, a region of the Center of France, out of the beaten track.
Le Bois Basalte offers 3 types of accommodations: 2 types of huts and tents suitable for 2 to 4 people. Get ready to sleep with a braethtaking view on the Chaîne-des-Puys and volcanoes. You also have the possibility to book the entire site for a group (from 20 to 32 people).
The services provided by Le Bois Basalte are packed lunch, picnic box, sauna, massage and bike rental.
From 92 € per night for 2 people in a cabin.
Village de Sauterre | 63410 Manzat, France
Les Cabanes de Salagnac, Corrèze
Located at the bottom of the Massif des Monédières in Corrèze, come and discover Les Cabanes de Salagnac, immersed in the heart of nature.
Situated on a magnificent property, the comfortable and contemporary cabins (6 cabins) can accommodate up to four people. Like perched nests and built with durable materials, the huts are an ideal spot for relaxation, meditation and escape. With your family, for a weekend or a vacation, Le Domaine de Salagnac offers an unusual and cozy stay in the heart of Corrèze. A way for you to also contribute to sustainable tourism.
Many activities are available like a massage in the SOTHYS SPA, walks, swim in the lake, a bike ride and sightseeing tours. Buy your bread, butter and tea on site in case you are running short. Different baskets with local products are available on request to Christelle and Sébastien for an apéro, goûter or dinner.
From 400 € for 2 nights for 4 people (2 adults + 2 kids).
Château de Salagnac | 19800 Meyrignac-l’Eglise, France
Parcel Tiny House, Saint-Émilion
No need to be on the other side of the world to let go… that’s the motto of Parcel, a beautiful eco-friendly tiny house located in Saint Emilion, 40 min away from Bordeaux, in the middle of the extraordinary wine region. A small wooden house by Véronique et Pascal, made for those who want to disconnect.
Tiny House is a an elegant caravan made exclusivily from wood. Sleeping at Parcel means enjoying a few hours or a few days in the middle of nothing, in a Tiny House eco-designed in France, and celebrating slow life. No TV, no wifi, but a small home away from home. A cozy 15 sqm hut to rent, a bed so soft that it’s hard to leave it, a fan in summer, a wood stove in winter, a small fully-equipped kitchen and organic menus created by the local farmers who welcome Parcel on their land, all served with a local grand cru. A great opportunity to also discover the work of these many local farmers – they are wine makers, gardeners, beekeepers – and are eager to share their love for their work.
From 140 € per night for 2 people.
Château Champion | 33330 Saint-Christophe-des-Bardes, France
La Cabane Japajo, Cap-Ferret, Gironde
The Japajo hut, with its fisherman’s style, is located on the magnificent peninsula of Cap-Ferret, one of the most beautiful places in France…
An incredible spot to enjoy the water, the wonderful sunrise and sunsets on the bay, the wooden style and chilled atmosphere. The cabin is located close to the town of Cap-Ferret, its cool small shops, the beaches of the ocean and on the bassin… All reachable by foot or biker. You can chill either on the splendid beaches of the Atlantic Ocean or the calm and typical beaches on the bay side. The Japajo hut is the perfect spot for a family or friends holiday , some good rest, some oysters and white wine, sailing and walks in the small fishing village of Le Four.
The cabin has 2 bedrooms and a fully-equipped kitchen and splendid view on the sea + direct access to the beach. You can also book the entire hut. The owner shares its best tips in the region like where to get the best oysters and other local products, restaurants and all the nice local shops.
From 120 € per night for 2 people including breakfast in low season / 150€ in high season.
13 Avenue Léon Lesca | 33950 Lège-Cap-Ferret, France
Lacanau Lodge, Gironde
Lacanau Lodge is a wooden cabin located on the lake of Lacanau, a couple of kms from Bordeaux near the coast. The hut is hidden in the heart of a preserved and wild nature. It has an incredible view on the lake, a dock with direct access to a canoe and paddle board, a charming house with modern comfort and slow living mode 🙂
Ideal for 4 people (2 adults + 2 children), Lacanau Lodge is a minimalist and cozy hut of 42 sqm with 2 bedrooms (a bigger and a smaller). Plenty of activities are at your disposal like bikes, the lake, the beach, a boat ride or a barbecue for a dinner al fresco under the stars. The cabin is close to the ocean and Cap-Ferret for walks.
From 170 € per night for 2 people.
On the Lake of Lacanau I 33680 Lacanau, France
Coco Barn Wood Lodge, Les Landes
Coco Barn Wood Lodge offers 3 lodges for rent. The guest house is located a few kilometers from Capbreton and 10 min from Hossegor between ocean and countryside, in the heart of the forest of Landes. An unusual concept to escape with your lover, your friends or your family. It is possible to book the entire Lodge for up to 7 people.
The owners are a couple with strong passion for atypical travels, beautiful addresses, decoration and architecture. The authentic charm of the place brings out a natural serenity, a beauty liked to authenticity inspired by the wabi-sabi philosophy: the raw wood and stone, neutral colors and natural lights.
The barn is the guest’s common space, it has a fully equipped kitchen and a cosy living room with a beautiful fireplace to rest after a long day. A terrace covered by a Berber tent allows you to enjoy the long summer evenings after relaxing by the pool. They also offer Yoga and Janzu relaxation classes, to make your own surfboard 🏄🏽 and take shaping classes or even crayfish fishing in the river!
The perfect spot for outdoor activities lovers.
From 340 € for 2 nights for 2 people including breakfast.
Chemin du Moulin de Sis | 40150 Angresse, France