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Guest Reviews

To all our guests. Your feedback and comments are very important to us. Please take a few minutes to leave a review about your stay at Jacinthe Des bois.

A Real Gem! Jun 2017 5 stars

From the moment we arrived to Morag and Vince’s warm, friendly welcome, we knew that we had chosen well for our stay in the Charente Maritime. Set in the owners’ delightful garden, Jacinthe Des Bois is a real gem in every respect. The setting is a haven of peace and tranquillity – we loved our “outdoor lounge” under the beautiful willow tree and enjoyed watching and listening to the birdlife, whilst sipping a glass of wine or delicious Pineau! The cottage itself is bright, fresh and airy, prettily furnished, extremely well-equipped and is absolutely pristine, both inside and out. Morag and Vince have literally thought of everything to ensure a relaxing, comfortable and perfect stay for their guests - their attention to detail is second to none. We appreciated the generous range of welcome goodies on arrival – a huge help to start your holiday after a long journey. The cottage handbook was also beautifully organised and packed full of helpful tips and information on places to visit. A perfect base for visiting the many attractive towns, villages, châteaux, gardens, beaches, etc, that the area has to offer, Jacinthe Des Bois is ideally located for touring inland as well as within easy reach of the coast. The beautiful, historic town of Saintes is literally minutes away! All in all, we thoroughly enjoyed every minute of our stay in this beautiful cottage and very definitely hope to return soon. Thank you so much, Morag and Vince – it was a pleasure to meet you both - you are the perfect hosts in every respect. Of course, we musn’t forget to mention your adorable dog, Ruby – we miss her padding over to see us! À la prochaine! Un grand merci!

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Margaret H54 Arbroath, Scotland.

Clean and modern gite with welcoming hosts. 5 stars May 2017

 Ideal location about 40 minutes from the coast and other places of interest. 10 minutes from Saintes and Port D'Envaux on the river Charente. A compact gite, set in a lovely large garden in a quiet hamlet with excellent equipment inside and outside. Two good sized double bedrooms and bathroom, ideal for four adults. We arrived late evening having driven straight from the ferry and had not had time to food shop. We need not have worried as the welcome pack was excellent, allowing us to eat on arrival and have breakfast the following morning before we headed to the Hyper U down the road. We had a lovely relaxing week in this lovely area of France.

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D Baron. Reading, England.

Perect compact gite in lovely countryside 5 Stars September 2016

We stayed for a  month in this lovely gite near Port D Envaux, travelling from Australia and it did not disappoint. The owners Morag and Vincent were very helpful but not intrusive. The gite was very clean and beautifully decorated and the outside area under the trees with Ruby the dog as an occasional visitor was very restful. The area has lots to offer, near Saintes a biggish town with all the history and restaurants you need, as it a short drive to the coast,  La Rochelle or Cognac. For one week of our stay relatives joined us as well and it was still private enough. Very happy to reccomend this lovely Gite

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Sharon R - Australia

Idyllisch mit Schottischem Charme.        5 stars        August 2016

Wir sind mit unserer franzosisch sprchenden Tochter nach Frankreich gefahren um ihren Wortschatz zu nutzen.Als wir auf diesem idyllischem Stuckchen Land ankamen wurden wir unglaublich nett und herzlich von einem schottischen Ehepaar empfangen und die Verstandigung wurde dann naturlich in englischer Sprache weitergefuhrt. Das Ferienhaus ist sehr liebevoll und modern ausgestattet. Es war auch alles vorhanden was man so taglich benotigte (kaffemaschine, Waschmaschine, Toaster, Fernesher, WLAN....) Eine Mappe mit Ausflugszielen war auch liebevoll zusammengestelt. Es war hier total ruhig und doch is man relativ schnell in Cognac (Besichtigung von Hennessey sehr empfehlenswert) oder Bordeaux. Das Auto konnte man direkt auf dem Grundstuck parken, die Vermieter wohnen auf dem gleichen Grundstuck jedoch durch eine gro0e Weide und der GroBe des Grundstuckes kaum zu sehen. Wir wunschen Morag und ihrem Mann weiterhin eine schone Zeit auf diesem wirlich schonen Stuckchen Erde. Ganz liebe GruBe von Michelle, Dirk und Martina und hoffentlich sehen wir uns einmal weider.

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Dirk - Germany

Beautiful cottage perfect for a relaxing break 5 stars Aug 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Jacinthe des Bois. Morag and Vince wer both great hosts and really endeavoured to ensure that we had everything we needed so that the holiday was as relaxing as possible. The welcome basket on arrival was particularly useful!

The cottage itself has been fitted out to the highest standard, with all the amenities that you'd need. The barbeque area was great for relaxing during the long evenings.

The location is great for accessing much of the surrounding sights and areas of interest. The beach at Royan is lovely and is only 30 minutes away. saintes has all the amenities you might need, and some great historic Roman sights. Plus the bigger cities of La Rochelle and Bordeaux aren't too far by road.

We would definately recommend the cottage for others vying for a chilled out break in a beautiful part of France. Hope to be back soon! 

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kp387 Southampton - England

Excellent      5 Stars.

I stayed in a gite at this location 23-26th April 2016. The gite has been recently been renovated and is absolutely fantastic. it was so comfortable and could be used all year round. The location is very tranquil and relaxing but within easy distance there is so much to do and see for both adults and children to cater for lazy days sightseeing, walking, cycling. The beaches are amazing and so safe for children. The is also a hugh variety of places to eat and drink. It was a wonderful few days I will definitely be going again and reccomending it to everyone

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Knight220, Averly, England.

Beautiful Gite in idyllic setting - the 5 stars March 2016

A pefect retreat. Very comfortable gite with ecellent facilities. Very clean and well maintained. We used the wood burner each evening (logs provided) and it was so cosy it was like being home from home

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Anon - England.

5 Stars.             Beautiful gite in idyllic setting

A perfect retreat. Very comfortable gite with excellent facilities. Very clean and well maintained. We used the wood burner each evening (logs provided) and it was so cosy, like being home from home

Stay Mar 2016

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Family R England.


Très chouette gîte

Nous recommandons sincèrement le gîte "Jacynthe des bois" où nous avons séjourné 1 semaine en famille en juillet 2020. Propreté irréprochable et équipement du gîte très complet. Petit panier d'accueil offert par la propriétaire. Morag et son époux sont des personnes charmantes et disponibles. La région est très belle et riche à visiter. Excellentes vacances que nous renouvellerions avec plaisir. Lorraine, Jérémy, Martin et Soline

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