We are a family of four and we loved staying at Dolphin gites.
The gite was very clean with large bedrooms. The lounge/kitchen is a little small but we sat outside to eat on the patio mostly.
The facilities on site are great. We all loved the pool and our young daughters made friends straight away with other children on the complex. The garden is beautiful and is a real bonus.
This is a great place to stay within easy reach of many beautiful sandy beaches and pretty towns and villages.
We'd love to visit again.
We returned for the second time to La Vendee this year because we had such a lovely time last year. We found the holiday perfect for our son as he could easily make friends of a similar age while playing in the pool and on the swings. It was also nice for us to chat to the adults about our day's adventures. There is plenty to do in the area, either for free (beaches etc) or more expensive adventurous days out like Puy de Fou which is a bizarre and totally amazing park full of dramatic shows. One of my highlights though, is the daily morning delivery van right outside the gite, of croissants, pain au chocolat and baguettes!
We have just returned from a lovely holiday staying in The Parasol Pine at Dolphin Gites.
We are a family of 4 and the gite was plenty big enough for our needs.
Our kids (twin girls of 8) loved the gardens to play in and made some new friends.
Unfortunately the weather wasn't as warm as it usually is at this time of year but this didnt stop us having a nice time.
Cathy and Howard were very welcoming and are very knowledgable of the local area, so had lots of fantastic recommendations for restaurants and things to do and see.
We enjoyed the Tues eve drinks which gave the families a chance to chat whilst the kids played.
Our girls liked going out and getting the bread and croissants in the morning from the bakers van that visits the gites every day (except Sunday.
Thanks for a lovely holiday :-)
We stayed in Parasol Pine gite at Dolphin Gites. The gite was well equipped with everything you need for a self-catering holiday. The kitchen/living area was a little small but we ate outside most of the time so that was only a small niggle. The hosts, Cathy and Howard, were really welcoming and gave us loads of tips for the area. My 2 children, 6 and 4, loved the swimming pool and large garden and instantly made friends with some of the other children staying there. It meant that we also got a relaxing break whilst the children played. There is so much to do in the Vendee that we would love to come back here in the future to fit in all the stuff we didn't get to do this time! We'd definitely recommend it as a great family holiday.
As a family of four we found the gite a descent size. It was clean and we had our own patio and BBQ area. There were many hours spent enjoying both the pool and the garden. Towns, markets, beaches and attractions were all very accessible. We had a very enjoyable holiday and would like to thank our hosts for being so accommodating. Hopefully we will return one day soon.