Why you'll love it here...
- Journey to this fairytale 11th-century chateau surrounded by rolling hills, woodland, lakes and wildlife.
- Taste the local and seasonal produce cultivated in the hotel's organic vegetable garden.
- Explore the hotel, and its land with guided nature walks as well as wellness, art, culinary and children's experiences.
- Take out an electric bike or electric car to explore the estate eco-consciously.
Domaine des Etangs invites lucky visitors into an elegant fairy tale world set within a luxurious 1,000-acre estate. Staying inside the 13th century castle, created by knights from the Middle Ages, is an experience unlike any other.
The castle is the centrepiece of this luxurious destination. The surrounding estate is an unspoilt treasure trove of forests, vegetable gardens and calm ponds that reflect the glittering stars after the sun has set over the rolling hills. There are a variety of activities and excursions around the estate too, ranging from exploring the forest to an outdoor pool, tennis court, playground, giant outdoor chess board, and an 18-hole golf course.
With in-room dining offered in the every room, suite and cottage, and special picnics around the estate available, the beautiful gardens provide the estate with delightful seasonal flavours for the menu. The location is also perfect from which to launch an exploration into Bordeaux’s wine region. The local vineyards pair perfectly with the fresh local ingredients, making Domaine des Etangs a haven for foodies.
The accommodation options and wide variety of activities make this an ideal place for groups or families to get away and enjoy the region together. If you’d prefer to take a more relaxed approach to your holiday, the wellness centre found on the water’s edge will have everything you’re looking for. Inside the spa you’ll find tailor-made treatments that are specially adapted to the seasonal needs of the body.
- Gym / Fitness Centre
- Indoor Pool
- Spa / Wellness
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The castle and surrounding estate houses seven luxurious rooms and suites within its storied walls, as well as four unique suites found in the renovated stables, each themed to a different season. With traditional wood beams, impressive fireplaces, and garden views, the accommodations are enchanting. For larger groups or those seeking some extra privacy, there are several farmhouse cottages available. Spacious and welcoming, they were hand-renovated by master artisans to be a haven of comfort.
Junior Spring Suite
Junior Summer Suite
Junior Autumn Suite
Junior Winter Suite
Signature Castle Suite
Prestige Chateau Suite
Junior Suite Castle
Prestige Castle Room
The Dyad Restaurant
The Dyad Restaurant effortlessly blends rustic interiors with lavish design elements. This creates a chic balance between the gently rolling landscape and the hard stone walls of the castle. All the dishes served here are prepared with fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Restaurants and Bars
Whether you want to dine out surrounded by decadent décor or eat in the comfort of your cottage, a dream culinary experience awaits. The Dyad Restaurant is the hotels main eatery and offers dishes inspired by the history and landscape surrounding the castle. You can also arrange picnics around the estate and enjoy the seasonal flavours close to nature. Wherever you chose to dine, the expert staff can help you find the perfect wine to match the atmosphere.
Activities and Entertainment
There is a whole host of activities waiting to be discovered within the walls of the castle. So much fascinating history waiting to be explored, as well as thermal baths, an art gallery and library, the La Moulin spa, and an attic full of games. What’s more, there is also an outdoor pool, tennis court, playground, giant outdoor chess board, and an 18-hole golf course.
If you want to explore the enchanting estate, then there are some incredible activities that are perfect for you. You can explore the forest, visit the farm and organic vegetable garden, discover the surprising flora and fauna on bike rides, horse riding and hiking trails. You could also spend a day enjoying boat trips and line fishing on the nearby ponds or visit an adventure park that is just 2km from the estate.
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