Buy a Holiday Home at Le Bois Masson
Le Bois Masson is our four-star holiday village in the Vendée, set in a gently undulating wooded landscape and with a host of excellent facilities, including indoor and outdoor pools, numerous sports and activities and a health and wellbeing spa.
Across the road is Le Bois Dormant – sister-village to Le Bois Masson and open to holiday home Owners who can the facilities at both settings.
The Vendée is a region that is famous for its sandy beaches and a warm micro- climate that means as many sunshine hours as almost every other part of France – making Le Bois Masson the perfect setting for anyone looking for a seaside bolt hole where they can relax and soak up the sun.
Le Bois Masson is open to holiday home Owners from 15th February to 11th November 2013.
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The Vendee is far enough south for superb summer weather, yet close enough to the ferry ports to make the region easy to get too, with travel times from the ferry port at St Malo at around 3 hours, and from around 5.30 hours from the ports at Caen, Cherbourg and Roscoff. There are also airports at Nantes and La Rochelle that are within 2 hours drive of the park, and are served by a number of UK airports.
Sports and activities
There is a superb roll call of activities available at Le Bois Masson, with a heated indoor pool available season long and a heated outdoor pool with slides open in the summer. The health and wellbeing leisure facility is popular with owners who come for the relaxing massages and treatments of to unwind in the sauna and steam rooms.
Tennis and the French national sport of boules are both available, along with a whole host of other games for children that can be played on the multi-sports pitch. Siblu’s free children’s clubs also provide energetic activities for little ones, with sessions for 1-4s, 5-9s and 10-14s.
See the full selection of facilities at Le Bois Masson.
As with every region of France, the Vendée has its own tasty specialities that are well worth seeking out and trying. They include oysters sprinkled with Muscadet wine; Charolais beef, salt-marsh lamb and poultry from Challans which all have flavours made distinct by the salt marshes; traditional mogette beans and Bonnotte potatoes from Noirmoutier; sweet Brioche and, finally, Berlingot Nantais, which is a delicious sugary pyramid candy that is a speciality of confectioners in Nantes.
Best known as a beach destination, the Vendée also have an amazing cycle network, a number of interesting towns and tiny islands, plus an amazing theme park that is best explored via repeat visits. Find out more about the region in our section on Places of Interest in the Vendée.