Open from 08/04/23 to 28/10/23
Your vacation residence in Ardèche
In the heart of a green setting, a stone's throw from the river Chassezac and the typical Ardèche village of Casteljau, our team awaits you for a rejuvenating getaway in our residence, the ideal base for passionately savoring the Ardèche and its riches.
The little plus : the Château atmosphere offered by this splendid wooded domain, for a total disconnection.
The perfect place to discover the jewels of the southern Ardèche
Are you looking for a rental in Ardeche ? Located in a magnificent garden with trees, between forest and scrubland, in a bucolic setting, mixing simplicity and sweetness of life... Lou Castel is in complete osmosis with the beauty of the surroundings. A stay out of time and far from all pollution awaits you, to simply enjoy the many riches that nature offers us during your vacations in Ardeche.
Oxygenated places & links to be made
In the south of the Ardèche, Berrias-et-Casteljau is located at the foot of the Cévennes National Park. In the center of a peninsula formed by a meander of the Chassezac river, the castle of Casteljau is the heart of life of this entirely pedestrian residence, which enjoys an incredible environment. Our vacation rental is an ideal starting point for your family walks in Ardeche.
The visits not to be missed
- Southern Ardèche, land of the olive tree, the vine and the chestnut tree.
- The villages of character : Les Vans, Naves, Banne, Balazuc, Thines...
- The Chauvet 2 cave.
- The Cévennes, the Chassezac and Ardèche gorges, the Aven d'Orgnac and the Cocalière.
The 94 flats of the Lou Castel residence in Ardèche have a large bay window opening onto a private terrace on the ground floor or a balcony on the first floor, and can accommodate 2 to 6 people. Choose between four types of fully equipped, bright and comfortable accommodation.
To make your stay unforgettable, access to the outdoor swimming pool, sports fields and entertainment during the summer school holidays are included in the package.
The plus: towels, household linen and cleaning kit provided.
- 32 m²
- Living room
- One bedroom with 2 single beds that can be converted into 1 double bed
- Adapted for Disabled people (non-contractual bathroom picture)
- 32 sq m
- Room with a double bed or 2 single beds, alcove with two bunk beds
- Bathroom with shower and WC not separated
- 34 sq m
- Room with a double bed or 2 single beds, cabin room with two bunk beds
- Bathroom with shower and WC not separated
- 36 sq m
- Room with a double bed or 2 single beds, room with two single beds, alcove with 2 bunk beds
- Bathroom with shower and WC not separated
My holiday budget is under control
Rooms or flats with simple comfort, smaller size and no extra options at affordable prices for everyone
Services and facilities
- Bed linen and towels provided
- Hoover and cleaning kit provided
- Baby kit on request: bed, bath, high chair and deckchair
- Free outdoor parking
- End of stay cleaning (except kitchen area): 49€ to 77€.
- They are welcome: pets (dogs and cats under 8 kg). 14€ per night and per animal
- A deposit of 250€ will be required on arrival.
- The bunk beds are suitable for children aged 6 and over. They are not suitable for small children and adults.
- Fully equipped kitchenette: 2 induction hobs, freezer, dishwasher, microwave oven, crockery and accessories
- Flat screen TV
- Wifi at the reception only
A snack bar for your summer vacations in Ardèche
On vacation, it is even more important to eat well... If you can combine gourmet food and culinary discovery, it's even better !
Your vacations in Ardèche or the pleasure of eating
During your vacations, take advantage of your stay to treat yourself to local specialties from the Ardèche ! Local and seasonal products are honored in the recipes of the local restaurant owners. In summer, make your life easier, a snacking service is available directly on site !
Simplify your summer vacation
From July 9 to August 27, the residence's snacking service offers light recipes to take back to your apartments or to enjoy on the sunny terrace of our 12th century castle...
Two evenings a week, treat yourself to a moment of relaxation and tasting : a guinguette party and a barbecue night are organized during the summer vacations. Our chef honors local and seasonal products, for the greatest pleasure of his guests! (guinguette party with extra charge)
Looking for a relaxing and multi-activity stay ?
A 100% leisure program during the summer vacations
During the summer vacations, experience a 100% vitamin-packed holiday !
Our residence is transformed into a holiday club, for the pleasure of young and old.
All animations included in your stay from 02/07 to 27/08/22.
- Daytime activities: sports tournaments, gym, aquagym, walks...
- Yoga classes, at an extra cost.
- Family outing with a visit to a producer: wine, goat farm...
- Entertainment every evening: "Apéro by VB," musical evenings...
Bonus: a guinguette party and a barbecue evening are organised during the summer holidays. (guinguette party with extra charge)
And always... the Vacances Bleues family spirit
Make the most of your holiday in Saint-Raphaël with the help of our reception team! Most of our staff are locals, and they will not hesitate to share with you the addresses of the best restaurants and the most beautiful sites to visit. They will be delighted to help you discover the riches of the region by presenting you with a maximum number of activities to enjoy in the vicinity. You can count on us to make sure you don't miss out on anything and experience the most authentic of stays in the South.
Your Vacances Bleues Residence in Ardèche
An exceptional natural site
What to visit in the Ardèche ? Thanks to its numerous natural sites and its rich architectural heritage, the south of the Ardèche abounds in leisure activities for all: hiking or mountain biking, white water sports, walks and discoveries of the "Villages de Caractère"...
The residence Lou Castel is the ideal place for vacations in Ardeche combining relaxation, conviviality and activities!
A river for white water sports just a few steps from the residence
The Chassezac and its gorges, the second largest river in the Ardèche, are only 20 minutes away from the residence for the more athletic, or 5 minutes by car for families with children. On the spot, a free parking is at your disposal. Ready for an invigorating dive? Here, a multitude of white water sports await you :
- Canoeing, kayaking, rafting, canyoning
- White water swimming
- Via ferrata, climbing, speleolo
- Accrobranche course
In Ardèche there is no lack of activities ! Every summer Sunday at 7pm, a welcome drink is organized in the presence of our service providers: canoe rental, canyoning, caving, mountain bike rental... or even prehistory specialists... come and meet them and book your discovery activities.
Hiking trails marked out from the residence
Hiking in Ardeche on the most beautiful paths
From the fast walk to the trail for the most efficient... to climb on the paths of the south Ardèche, it is to renew with a preserved nature, in the heart of landscapes of any beauty.
>> The region is full of easy, moderate or sporty hiking trails for all types of walkers.
There are many marked trails starting from the residence and the region is full of walks for all levels of ability.
- The Casteljau peninsula and the Grotte du Renard, discovery of the Chassezac gorges with passages at river level.
- The Necropolis of Granges and its dolmens.
- The Païolive wood and the Granzon stream, enchanting landscapes, a mineral and vegetal chaos in a site classified as a Sensitive Natural Area
A Vacances Bleues club designed for families
Our children's clubs and Teen's world are free
Open during summer school holidays only
Our teams of professional activity leaders organise daily activities for your children and teenagers from 3 months to 17 years old, in fun and safe areas dedicated to each age.
- Les P'tits Nosors 3 to 8 years
- The Juniors 9 to 12 years
- Teen's world 13 to 17 years
And happy children !
Bloubi, the Vacances Bleues mascot, will meet you in our clubs for moments of sharing:
- BLOUBI challenge : a collective game of skill.
- VB FAMILY : A family activity that brings together young and old: olympiads, orienteering races…
- BLOUBI party : Every evening, meet on the dance floor with the animators !
- BLOUBI awards : At the end of the stay, the graduation ceremony with a photo session and a dedication of Bloubi.
Partez en groupe en Ardèche
The Residence*** Lou Castel welcomes your group in a place that is conducive to memories and good times: accommodation, food, activities, free time... We create a tailor-made stay for you. The choice is yours !
Un lieu plein d'avantages
In addition to being a mythical address offering a maximum of facilities and quality services, Lou Castel offers you and your group special services:
- 2 formulas to choose from: à la carte or "all inclusive" programme including accommodation, full board, activities, excursions...
- Coffee and wine included in your meals
- Free coach parking
- Secure bike room for cyclists
- Hiking from the residence
- 2 to 3 evening events per week, for any 7 night stay
Les séjours à thème, on aime
Experience an unforgettable stay in this exceptional place! Our teams offer you themed programmes:
- Tourism and local produce
For an easy arrival
Résidence VACANCES BLEUES
Reception opening hours :
Reception opened 5 hours a day
(depending on the season)
Arrivals: from 5pm
Departures: before 10am
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Holiday with peace of mind
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