Guest Reviews for Le Gite Tranquille
Excellent week . Great gite, well equipped & comfy, lovely hosts. Recommend Faute Sur Mer beach very child friendly & canoeing at La Route de sel.
Michael & Anne-Marie, April 2019
Six years since our last visit but just as idyllic as our last visit. Marvellous week with great weather. Brilliant hosts with great local knowledge - hope to see you soon.
Jean-Paul, Nicole, Jean-Pierre and Marie-Pierre, region- Roannaiseb Juin 2019
Excellent séjour au calme. Très bien accueil – nous avons beaucoup apprécié les petits attentions des propriétaires. Gîte impeccable et rien ne manqué. Extérieur magnifique - verdure et fleurs - très bien entretenu. Très bonne idée d'avoir penser aux jeux d'extérieur - merci pour votre accueil chaleureux.
Dot & Keith Banton- Kendal, Cumbria and John & Eileen Labbate – Garsdale Cumbria. July 2019
We have had a wonderful relaxing week, weather great. Martin & Vicky have been wonderful hosts. Thanks for taking us to the celebrations at St Martin Lars and recommending places to visits.
Tonya, Kofi and Jocelyn – Great Chesterford
We had a fabulous week in this lovely gite which was perfect for us. It had absolutely everything we could possibly need and more. Vicky and Martin were the perfect hosts. Many many thanks.
Martine, Lionese and Guinevere - Belgium July 2019
Thank you for the lovely stay – it was wonderful to see Everyone again reliving the old memories and making some new ones.
Austin – Nailsworth - August 2019
It was a lovely visit- thank you very much.
Carys – Nailsworth - August 2019
Thank you for making me feel welcome at the “La Gite Tranquille” You have lots of space to run around and I especially like playing table tennis. The cats are very friendly and I loved having cuddles with Doby- I will miss him lots. Thank you for a lovely holiday xx
Richard – Nailsworth - August 2019
A great week in a lovely gite with two fantastic hosts.
Thevenot – 42290 Sorbiers - Aout 2019
Excellent séjour et proximité du Festival du Musique. Merci pour votre accueil.
Jean and Stuart Guy – Cradley Heath - 21- 28 September 2019
Thank you for a lovely stay despite the weather. You have a very well equipped and cosy gite in a fantastic area –perfect for a relaxing stay. Thank you for all the produce too.
Image: The Old Port at La Rochelle
Christopher – Hampshire, May 2018
Fabulous stay and introduction to the Vendee. The gite is special. Vicky and Martin are excellent hosts. So welcoming with plenty of suggestions of places to see. I will definitely be back.
Nigel – Lancs, May 2018
Greatly enjoyed the week especially the local events with the French people. Lots to see and do. Got by on basic French. Comes well recommended Thank you.
Peter & Marian Sweet –Overton Hampshire, July 2018
A lovely place, thank you for your hospitality. A very relaxing time & a good time in the cave.
Gilly and Doug Delbridge, July 2018
So happy to be back and included in the party on our first night. With great suggestions for days out for the rest of the week. We feel so welcome.
Craig, Jo & Megan, South Wales
We have had a wonderful week at Gite Tranquille – such a lovely cottage & gorgeous garden. We couldn’t have been made to feel more welcome- thank you Martin & Vicky. We enjoyed the wine liqueurs and your company in the ‘bar’. Thank you for your recommendations too. We have enjoyed exploring the area Sorry to be leaving tomorrow but will definitely be returning.
Megan- Thank you for being so kind and for making it a lovely holiday.
Michaela, Stephen, Charlotte, Tracey & Paul – St Helens, Aug 2018
Another marvellous week at ‘the Gite Tranquille’ Superb weather with amazing hosts Martin & Vicky who always go above and beyond Thank you both for looking after us so well yet again. Lots of love ‘The famous five’
Excellent Gite & Great hots.
Thanks for tending to Lyn’s lurgy!!
Good luck & best wishes
Doug Gilly & Amelia Hampshire August 2017
Another great stay and just a fun and friendly time. Well I guess we will see you next year for the tour!
Sarah, Ben, Jack and Louis Wales August 2017
We have enjoyed a fantastic holiday here thanks so much to Martin & Vicky who have been amazing hosts. We have enjoyed the incredible Puy du Fou, Spent time bodyboarding on great beaches and Louis even caught a fish in a local lake!! A trip to the Aquarium in La Rochelle was fun and we also day trips to the Ile de Re, Niort and Mervent. We have also loved relaxing here, playing table tennis + boules and had great fun with Martin & Vicky at the “pub” and for an evening meal. A really spectacular holiday!!! Thanks again!
Liz & Phil, Hampshire. September 2017
We have had a lovely fortnight here, particularly enjoying the garden, it is indeed a tranquil place. We have stayed in many gites all over France, but this one stands out due to Martin & Vicky's well judged hospitality. A special thank you for their introduction to their wine producers and their favourite restaurants. I think we have tried all the excellent eau-de-vie (aperitifs). Sorry to be going home.
Image of Chateau de Terre Neuve at Fontenay le Comte
Thank you so much Martin and Vicky, you are amazing!! The garden and orchard are beautiful! The Vendée is gorgeous! Thanks very much. My favourite trip to France!
Mark, Sarah & Sam. Enfield. May 2016.
Another fab week with Martin & Vicky who made us feel extremely welcome again. We thoroughly enjoyed all the extras that they provide, especially the ‘Pub’. This is the first place we’ve returned to and hope to again sometime. Wish we could stay 1 more week. ☹️ Really going to miss this special place. 😊xxx
Sue & Malcolm, Dorset. June/July 2016
Mixed weather, but Vicky & Martin have been such good company. Hot days we have gone down to the coast and on overcast and drizzle days we have taken advantage of the many cultural sites! These have been absolutely brilliant and full marks to the Conseil General de la Vendee for maintaining and preserving them so beautifully. We have been really impressed with the area and our hosts. Many Thanks!!
Julie, Luke & Tim, Yorkshire. July 16
Absolutely fantastic holiday. Vicky & Martin are friends indeed, good company & the knowledge of the area is invaluable. I consider you both as friends and will be booking to come back next year. Le Gite Tranquille is the jewel of the Vendee and you are both brilliant and thank you for sharing your haven with us all.
Tony & Sue, Essex. July 16
Martin & Vicky many thanks for helping to make our holiday at Gite Tranquille so nice, we all had a really wonderful time, not felt so relaxed in a long while. We look forward to seeing you again best wishes Tony & Sue.
Image of La Flotte harbour on the Ile de Ré
Lovely gite with lovely hosts - would recommend to everyone. Thanks.
John & Julia, Stratford on Avon. June 2015
Great week helped by the lovely hosts, Vicky & Martin.
Relaxing & great accommodation.
Stephen, Michaela & Charlotte, St Helens Lancs. August 2015.
Lovely gite, made perfect by our hosts Vicky & Martin. Location great with lots to see and do. Puy du fou a must. Thank you for a wonderful week. Look forward to seeing you soon xxx
John & Victoria, Cambridge
A Wonderful two weeks, The Vendee is packed with things to do. The Puy du Fou was a boggling experience in a good way. Martin & Vicky are fantastic hosts.
Zoe & Alex, Cambridge
Thank you so much Martin & Vicky, you are amazing ! The garden & orchard are beautiful, the Vendee is gorgeous My favourite trip to France.
Image of The Lotus Lake at the Parc Floral at St Cyr en Talmondais
Val & Mike - Kent. April 2014
Thank you to Martin & Vicky for such a warm welcome. The gite was most comfortable and the garden and birdsong a delight! We hope to return to the area again.
Janet, Sid, Kay & John - Cambridge. July 2014
Thank you Martin & Vicky for making us feel so welcome & for all the tips & info on the local attractions particularly the PUY DU FOU certainly well worth the visit. The gite was comfortable with everything provided for a nice relaxing stay.
Doug, Gilly, Amelia Laura & Jasmine - Hampshire. July 2014
Another lovely stay, Martin & Vicky make every thing so easy. Thank you.
Paul, Ashley, Fraya & Phillipa - Lincoln. August 2014
A lovely holiday in your pretty and well appointed gite. We loved playing in the garden. Thank you Vicky and Martin for being such friendly, helpful and welcoming hosts.
Ann, Duncan & Matt - Lancs. August 2014
Very relaxing week in lovely part of France, just skimmed the surface of the many things to do in the area La Rochelle a must. Martin & Vicky are great hosts, feel we've known them years, Excellent advice and recommendations; would love to come back. The information cards gave great ideas on places to go, although would need longer than a week to see it all.
Geoff, Mary, Katherine & Sarah - Birmingham. August 2014
We've enjoyed the peace, beauty & abundance of your property & garden. It's been a great stay and a lovely place to unwind. Many thanks for hosting us & sharing part of your home.
Charming informative hosts. Lovely clean fully equipped gite, interesting area. Great holiday.
Sarah, Mark, Jack & Sam. Enfield, Middlesex. 2013
A wonderful, relaxing 2 week holiday in a perfect little gite.
Martin & Vicky - brilliant hosts, couldn't ask for more or better. The only holiday that we would like to return to, hopefully next year. Watch out Martin -we're going to practice hard on playing boules to beat you next time! Don't change a thing - everything is just perfect.
Michael. Anne-Marie, Luke & Joseph. Churwell, Leeds. 2013
Fabulous week, fabulous hosts, beautiful part of the world.
Gilly, Doug, Amelia & Emma. Overton, Hampshire. 2013
FAB gite - best we have stayed in on so many levels. Thank you Vicky & Martin we have been made to feel more like house guests than customers.
Matthew, Louise, Joe & Sam. Suffolk 2013
A wonderful week in fabulous surroundings, not even enough time to scratch the surface. Martin and Vicky made us feel very welcome, thank you. A place we’d love to return to
Ian, Simon & Anne. Sheffield 2013
We were made to feel very welcome- many thanks. A superb area to explore – we particularly liked the boat ride at Arcais, the nature reserve at Les Huttes de Nalliers, Vouvant, strolls from the house, the lovely garden etc etc . House really well equipped many thanks again.
Wendy & Adrian. Somerset 2013
What can we say a super gite (clean & with everything we needed) super location (quiet, lovely garden, games & all) and most important a super couple Vicky & Martin
Joanna & David Boulord. Nantes 2013
Thank you very much we had a good weekend and a good rest xx
Bob, Veronica, Christopher & Alan. East Lothian 2013
Vicky & Martin are just wonderful hosts and we could not have had a better week’s holiday in France. Beautiful countryside, lot to do-: Excellent Aquarium at La Rochelle, the green Venice, the adventure park at Saint-Julien-des-Landes is excellent for the guests not afraid of heights. Vicky’s suggestions for restaurants are spot on. Many thanks V&M we hope to see you again on another visit to this very comfortable gite.
- 2012 and EarlierClive, Maureen & Molly - Norfolk 2012
Had a super time.
Rod & Bronwyn - Yorkshire, with Gary & Margaret - Chabanais 2012
Exceptional hosts with a good knowledge of the area who go the extra mile to make sure your holiday is a memorable one. We also recommend you try Martin's home made aperitif (WOW). All in all. a great place to relax and unwind. Thank you
Jayne & Ian -Leicestershire
Another fantastic holiday. Perfect weather + hosts.
We love it here,we get such a great welcome. Back again soon we hope.
Helen & Ian- Kent - August 2012
Fabulous weather and so much to do. We all loved Puy du Fou & the birds of prey - would return just for that.
Thank you Vicky & Martin hosts par excellence
Bill & Barbara
We are leaving on a big silver bird today and going far away --We don't want to go!!!
Clive & Maureen - Norfolk September 2012
Another relaxing and entertaining week.
Thank you Vicky & Martin - we love it at 'Gite Tranquille'
Marion & David - Lancashire 2011
So good I came a second time. Thank you Martin & Vicky just perfect.
Mark & Helen - Cambridge 2011
We cannot thank you enough for your kindness and hospitality, will see you again.
This is just a quick message to thank you for all your help in making my daughter and her family's holiday a great success with Martin and Vicky. They are a terrific couple and nothing was too much trouble for them. You are all a credit to your company and we would certainly use them again when visiting - Christine
Margaret & Peter - Kent 2011
A lovely location and a very comfortable house with everything we needed, Thank you.
Gary & Mel - Essex 2011
A wonderful holiday, a perfect gite, lovely hosts.
Pete & Marie - Lancashire 2011
Had a great week, good gite, nice location, super hosts thank you so much!!
Karl & Sue - Lancashire 2011
Had a really great break, lovely place to stay.
Shaila & Che - Warwickshire 2011
Enjoyed a wonderful location & cottage thank you for being perfect hosts, We loved your hospitality superb for both adults & kids alike Wish there were more folk like Vicky & Martin
Tom, Bernie, Shane, Carol & Cian - Co. Kildare, Ireland
Thanks a lot Vicky & Martin, we have enjoyed our stay. The gite is beautiful and we will be recommending you to others. It was lovely to meet all of you. I had a great stay. Will see you soon!
Nickie, Mick & Max - Hampshire
Thanks for looking after us so well. We’re looking forward to inviting you over to our French house-warming next year! A bientôt as they say here!
Anne & John - Hayling Island
A peaceful and welcoming night for us on the way down and on the way back. You have chosen a very enviable lifestyle!
David & Jill - Preston
Lovely cottage! Great hosts. No probs! Will be back!
Bert & Audrey - Hampshire
Absolutely Magnifique! Once you have found it!
The Vanlambrack Family - Belgium
We are very pleased to know you – lucky us! We hope that we may long & happily live in France with our new friends. The stay was, as usual, very nice and perfect. See you soon.
Rick & Sandy - Hayling Island
Enjoyed our stay – very comfortable and thanks for your help.
Tony & Margaret - Cheshire
Lovely comfortable room & wonderful breakfast. Vicky & Martin are exceptional hosts. Will see you again soon.
Don & Veronica - Cheltenham
Very comfortable gite – have enjoyed the peace & quiet. Many thanks to Vicky & Martin for a super holiday.
Ed & Suzie - Porchester
Great gite! Great hosts!
Glyn & Elaine - Kidderminster
A restful week enjoyed peace & quiet thank you Martin & Vicky
Carole Nigel & Millie - Wolverhampton
Fabulous hosts, great gite - loved the boules - we will be back!
Susan, Sean, Hannah & Philippa - Alberta, Canada.
We enjoyed our very hot week thank you.
Ian, Jayne, Aren, Ryan & Sam - Loughborough
Thoroughly enjoyed our 2 weeks in comfort. Your kindness & hospitality made it extra special. The boys will miss you
Paul, Nicole, Katie & Jemma - Bristol
Great holiday. Fantastic location & gite. Super friendly & helpful hosts. Vicky & Martin thank you.
Clive & Maureen - Norfolk
House & hosts as warm as toast. Hasta la proxima
Sue & Peter - Leicester
Thank you Vicky & Martin for providing everything we could possibly want for a perfect holiday
Our reservations are managed by Annette & Jason Khan
Tel: 00 33 (0)2 51 28 43 98
Le Gite Tranquille
1 Rue du Logis, La Jousselinière, 85210 La Chapelle Themer, France