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Corinne Gigliotti

Member since: 2010
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Speaks English, French, Italian

4-star farmhouse with private heated pool near lakes in Haut-Var, Verdon Park - CHARDONS

7 Reviews
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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in La Verdière - Bastides Hôtelières du Verdon

4 farmhouses sleep 6-8 persons with 4 fenced gardens and 4 private pools

The estate “Les Bastides Hôtelières du Verdon” which is a typical Provencal 98-acre property welcomes you in 4 farmhouses with all modern conveniences. Crossed by a river that strides along its small valley, it extends from the entrance of the village La Verdière (300 m on foot from all amenities) to the end of the village of Varages over 2 km. Each farmhouse has its own heated pool and private fenced 1500 m² garden.

Our 4 farmhouses

Les Lavandes and Les Blés: these charming farmhouses perched on a hill, 300 m from the village, will welcome you in a private atmosphere in a cocoon of evergreen oaks. At siesta time, the Provencal fragrances will seduce you, lulled by the birds and cicadas songs. It is suitable for disabled persons with wheelchair.

Les Chardons and L’Insolite: these farmhouses are in the valley, 500 m from the village, and will invite you to discover the nice blend of the contemporary world and the countryside. You will enjoy unobstructed views over the nature as far as your eyes can see, under the watchful typical village of La Verdière perched in Provence and its wonderful castle. It is suitable for disabled persons without wheelchair.

Our rental package: a mix of hotel and bed & breakfast, “Les Bastides Hôtelières du Verdon” successfully combined the quality and comfort of hotels and the freedom of private houses. The weekly rate includes water, gas, electricity, high speed Wi-Fi Internet, bed linen, beds made before arrival, bath towels, cleaning and heated pool from April to October (several services and pets allowed upon request).

Our village: La Verdière is one of the most beautiful perched and typical villages of the Haut-Var department and is nestled again its castle on top of a hill. It is away from the main tourist roads and is located in the famous Regional Park of the Verdon and the Pays de la Provence Verte. When you arrive in La Verdière, you will be struck by the defensive aspect of its architecture. Racked in a concentric shape around the heart of the village, houses are like high clustered battlements and windows are like arrowslits. When you arrive in the heart of La verdière, it is more serene with flowered facades, peaceful shops and laughs that break out from the windows. Streets are pleasante, tortuous and narrow and yet easily accessible. Step by step, they guide you towards the castle, private estate listed as historical monument and perfectly traditionally renovated by its owner. Each summer, thiss history lover opens the heavy doors of this prestigious fortress of our past. From the church square that is adjacent to the castle, unobstructed stunning views are worth the detour. In the village, you will find: pizzeria with take away pizzas, Asian restaurants with take away meals, traditional restaurant, café, bar and tobacconist, newsagent, bakery, “Utile” supermarket, hairdressing salon, butcher shop (specialist of barbecue meats) and weekly market.

Activities and leisures:

In La Verdière: visit of the village and its château (candlelight diner and visit for a guaranteed atmosphere), Marché de Provence, hikes, bike rides, park with hundred-year-old cedars and children’s playground, boules ground, tennis court or soccer field, different events oragnised throughout the season.

In the surroundings: La Verdière is one of the only 3 villages of the Var that are located inside the Regional Park of the Verdon and the Provence Verte. Unexpected richness such as the Route des Lavances, the Route des Vins, the Routes des Crêtes, the Route des Châteaux, visit of villages, artcraft boutiques, vineyards, olive-growing lands, farms, mills, workshops and other factories. You wil discover local products and all the manufacture secrets of lavender honey, olive oil, wines of the Côteaux-Varois and Côtes-de-Provence, coloured Provencal markets, restaurants and tables d’hôtes that will delight you with their Provencal cuisine (truffles, game meat, goat’s cheese, traditional meals, etc.) Discover our handicraft and its manufacture in our workshops: Faïence (earthenware) de Moustiers and Varages, terra cotta tiles of Salernes and other santons, thermal baths and casino of Gréoux-les-Bains, music festivals, National Museum of Prehistory in Quinson, golf courses of Barbaroux in Brignoles and Sainte-Baume in Nans-les-Pins, Saint-Maximin Basilica, the mountains of Sainte-Baume and Sainte-Victoire, etc.

The Regional Park of the Verdon: jewel of our region with lakes and gorges and many water and outdoor activities. The park lies on both sides of the Verdon River, emerald snake that crosses the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence and the Var, over 444800 acres and 44 villages where diversity and stunning landscapes reach record levels. In the Alps, it starts from the Plateau de Valensole, infinite mosaic of sparkling colours (wheat, lavender, sunflowers, poppies and olive trees), and extends to the Haut-Var to end in La Verdière which is so pround to be included into the villages of this wonderful area. A few km from La Verdière, starting from Quinson Lake, you will go up the Verdon Gorge, one of the most beautiful canyons of the world, to discover the 5 lakes including the famous Sainte-Croix Lake which is emerald blue, incredibly beautiful and surrouned by the most beautiful villages of Hautes-Alpes such as Moutiers-Sainte-Marie, and reach the Var department passing through the villages of Tourtour, Cotignac, Aups and many others which reputation is the pride of our region. The Regional Park of the Verdon offers many nature and water activities, from the calmest to the most extreme ones in a stunning environment whose reputation as high place of tourism is no longer to make. The Verdon: border between the Var and Les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence departments, the Verdon River is a long turquoise strip. It is a beautiful wild and fast-flowing river for lovers of extreme sports (rafting, hydrospeed, canoying, floating, kayak, rock-climbing or gliding). Over these peacefull banks, the Verdon will show you its beaches surrounding lakes and its coves for the calmest persons and children (swimming, pedalo, electrical boat, sailboarding, canoeing and fishing). Wild coves to sandy beaches, your choices are endless for swimming and sunbathing under the Provencal sun. You will experience exceptional moments in the Verdon River bed! The Verdon Canyon is a giant gash that snakes over 21 km, the greatest in the worl after the Colorado Canyon which name of “Grand Canyon” is taken from. From the Haut-Verdon, leaving behind you Les Alpes-de-Haute-Provence to reach the Var department, you will find the incredible route of Corniche Sublime which access is made by the highest bridge of Europ of 110 m that steps over the canyon and is the perfect place for lovers of bungee-jumping: the famous Artuby Bridge. It takes you more than 500 m above the deep gorge and will offer the most extraordinary views. After your spectacular trip above this breathtaking abyss, the green river opens onto an exceptional site, Sainte-Croix Lake, a stunning place that is worth the visit. A big bridge steps overs the beautiful water to connect one bank to the other. Downhill, the quiet streams of the Verdon peacefully make their way through the low gorges to the quiet area of Quinson where you cannot miss the National Museum of Prehistory. Further down, you can reach the Esparron Lake by pedalo or electrical boat. Beautiful sites are waiting for you. They won’t be as extravagant as the high gorges but you will enjoy the softness of the low gorges where you will have the pleasure to swim in the green water. The fresh water of the Verdon, after a last bridge, leaves the Var and the Alps to join the Durance, the Rhône and finally the sea.

La Provence Verte: the Green Provence is a land with character shaped by the locals and approved “region of art and history” by the Minister of Culture and Communication thanks to its rich heritage. This landscape that gathers together 43 villages starts in the centre of the Var and stretches to the Western Haut-Var to end at the border with Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. This stunning heritage adds to the traditional colours of Provence, the blue of the rivers and the Argens River. Mixed with the yellow sun, it creates the omnipresent green woods on lands dedicated to lovers of nature and outdoor activities. Here local products are pleasant. From the Roman period, plains and terraces are planted with vines and olive trees that offer rosé and high quality oils. This land is aptly named because everything is focused on nature protection. It is no coincidence if Correns, first organic village or France, is located in Provence Verte. Lovers of conviviality, nature, local products, this land was made for you and for your holidays in family, between friends or lovers.

Between sea and mountain: from La Verdière, our most daring guests will find mountain landscapes and ski resorts of the Hautes-Alpes 1 h30 to the North and the Mediterranean Sea, the sandy beaches of Saint-Tropez, Sainte-Maxime, Hyère, Bandol, Poquerolles Islands, the rocky inlets of Cassis or the port or Marseille 1 h to the South.

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Details for holiday villa CHARDONS , 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 2 Bathrooms

Les Chardons: the most rustic of our 4 farmhouses is located 500 m from La Verdière.

Bright colours and saffron scents are an invitation to discover the coloured markets and the flora of our beautiful Provence. Particular attention has been paid to the furniture and household appliances to offer you a pleasant stay. Inside, the air-conditioned farmhouse has all modern conveniences. In a very contemporary atmosphere, it mixes elegance, modernism, countryside, quietness, freedom and views of nature as far as the eye can see. All bedrooms enjoy stunning views over the perched village of La Verdière and its château. The kitchen, the dining room and the living room open onto the terrace and the South-exposed pool. Everyday at breakfast time, you will see rabbits and several birds drinking in the river under the amazed gaze of your children (not overlooked).

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Corinne Gigliotti (Owner)
Member since: 2010
Call Owner
Speaks English, French, Italian

Reviews

5
based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

CHARDONS
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Excellente

  • 5 of 5

L'accueil a été très chaleureux dès notre arrivée. Nous avons trouvé la bastide dans un état vraiment impeccable, très propre et bien entretenu, dans un endroit vraiment paisible.

La propriétaire, vraiment très sympathique nous a expliqué les activités à découvrir pour notre séjour avec diverses cartes etc... infos très pratiques quand on ne connaît pas la région.

La piscine ainsi que sa terrasse est vraiment très agréable et bien entretenu. Nous en avons profiter pleinement ainsi que le barbecue !!!

Je recommande donc vivement cet endroit, qui se trouve d'autant plus dans un endroit vraiment magnifique (le lac de Ste-Croix à découvrir absolument!!!)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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5

Parfait!

  • 5 of 5

Très belle maison, propre et chaleureuse.

Piscine super pour jouer en famille, les enfants ont pied partout.

Je reviendrai si c'est possible.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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5

excellent séjour

  • 5 of 5

Séjour très agréable avec un accueil sympathique ( bouquets de fleur, eau fraiche dans le frigo, bouteille de vin offerte...)

La maison est très bien décorée avec goût et d'une propreté irréprochable.

On se sent bien comme chez soi. Le cadre est calme et propice au repos.

Piscine chauffé, barbecue, grande terrasse tous les ingrédients sont là pour un séjour réussi.

A conseiller.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Calme, grand confort, prix justifié

  • 5 of 5

Nous n’en sommes pas à notre première location vacance, et nous essayons de juger le plus objectivement possible pour les locataires suivants. Dès les premiers contacts par e-mails puis par téléphone avec Corinne la propriétaire vous êtes en confiance, cependant on attend toujours le moment de vérité, le jour d’arrivée.

Nous sommes accueillis par Corinne qui nous présente Audrey la gouvernante qui sera notre principal contact au besoin. Les photos de la pub sont là devant vous pas de triche, la villa est d’excellente facture, vous êtes dans une vrai villa spacieuse, climatisation réversible et piscine chauffée, pour les personnes rhumatisantes c’est le paradis et pour les frileux aussi. A ne pas oublier la décoration, le domaine de Corinne, merci pour le plaisir des yeux.

Pour l’envers du décor il n’y en a pas car le moindre problème est réglé le plus rapidement possible, pour nous ce fût la cafetière, aussitôt remplacée par une toute neuve. Nous voyageons avec une petite bagagère et, surprise un abri (terrasse ombragée) est attenant au garage, voilà notre bien à l’abri. En votre absence enclenchez l’alarme visitez la région en toute quiétude, au cas où Audrey et Corinne sont alertées.

Vous l’avez compris nous avons vraiment apprécié tant le confort de notre villégiature que la beauté de la région mais aussi le contact humain, ainsi lors d’un prochain séjour nous aurons en plus l’impression de rendre visite à des amis.

Encore merci pour tout Corinne et Audrey et n’oubliez pas de faire une caresse de notre part à nos voisines aux grandes oreilles. A ce jour, sans aucun doute la meilleure villégiature vacance ou nous ayons résidé.

Au plaisir de vous revoir. Martine, Anna, et Marcel.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
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5

Plus qu'une location, une maison d'hôtes

  • 5 of 5

Nous ne pouvons que recommander les Chardons et sa propriétaire. Tout d'abord, la location est dans un excellent état et conforme à la description et aux photos. La maison est très bien équipée (barbecue à gaz mis à disposition), la terrasse très agréable et comme annoncée la piscine était chauffée (28°) et à température dès notre arrivée (détail important en début de saison). La maison est dans un coin tranquille, très bien exposée.

L'accueil fut charmant, et la propriétaire nous a donné quelques conseils dès notre arrivée sur la région. A noter les petits détails qui font mouche : les fleurs fraiches dans la maison, la bouteille de vin en cadeau de bienvenue, ainsi que d'autres gourmandises à destination des enfants. A noter aussi qu'une personne est même venu nettoyer la piscine pendant notre séjour.

L'emplacement permet facilement de sillonner les basses gorges du Verdon, Valensole, et est proche de l'autoroute pour redescendre sur Aix.

A recommander sans aucune réserve pour un séjour serein.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
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5

Luxus für 1 Wo. !

  • 5 of 5

Wir waren 1 Wo. in "Les Chardons". Beschreibungen/Photos entsprechen genau der Realität. Alles sehr sauber, ruhig, Badespaß pur, die Vermieterin und ihre Assistentin sind echt top. Nichts zu mecken.

Die Fabrik von "L'Occitane en Provence" ist in Manosque (ca. 30 Min.), von da ist es nicht mehr bis Valensole (Lavendelfelder) , die "basses Gorges du Verdon" sind in ca. 20 Min. zu erreichen....; im Hause liegen genug Info-Material.

Das einzige Minuspunkt (hat aber mit dem Haus nichts zu tun): das Mini-"Supermarkt" U und der Backer hatten am Mittwoch zu, also kein Brot...La Verdière ist sehr klein.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
Marseille, Marignane or Toulon
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
La Verdière
Nearest Ferry
80 Kilometres
Marseille or Toulon
Nearest Golf
30 Kilometres
Brignoles or Sainte-Baume
Nearest Train
50 Kilometres
Aix-en-Provence, Marseille or Toulon
Nearest Motorway
25 Kilometres
Saint-Maximin, Sainte-Baume, St-Paul-les-Durances
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
La Verdière
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
Nearest Beach
80 Kilometres
Bandol, Sanary or Cassis
Car: recommended

Geographical location: as the Rose des Vents, our location offers a stay in the countryside near the lakes (10 min), the sea (1 h) and the mountain (1 h30). In a few minutes, you will leave the Var department to reach the Bouches-du-Rhône (Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and Cassis), the Vauclues (Avignon, Orange, Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Lourmarin and Gordes) and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence departments (Forcalquier, Manosque, Sisteron, Valensole, Les Mées and Moustiers-Sainte-Marie) without forgetting, if time permits, a small detour by the mounts of Sainte-Baume and Sainte-Victoire which are so dear to Paul Cézanne and Marcel Pagnol. 1 h30 away, a last department is worth the visit, Les Alpes Maritimes (Cannes, Grasse, Nice and Menton).

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in La Verdière, Haut-Var - Verdon

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
SAISON 2016
24 Sep 2016 - 29 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
£862
for 7 nights
£862
 
 
Basse Saison
15 Apr 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,034
for 7 nights
£1,034
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Moyenne Saison
3 Jun 2017 - 23 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,207
for 7 nights
£1,207
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Haute Saison
24 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,896
for 7 nights
£1,896
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Très Haute Saison
1 Jul 2017 - 25 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£2,586
for 7 nights
£2,586
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Haute Saison
26 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,896
for 7 nights
£1,896
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Moyenne Saison
2 Sep 2017 - 22 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
£1,207
for 7 nights
£1,207
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest
 
Basse Saison
23 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£1,034
for 7 nights
£1,034
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Le prix comprend Eau Gaz, Electricité, Internet Wifi, Linge Toilette et de Lits (lits faits à l'arrivée), Entretien et Chauffage Piscine* (Voir Conditions Contrat de Location)
Ménage de départ (sauf cuisine): 120 € + 15 € par personne pour groupe supérieur à 2 Personnes (Obligatoire)
Dépôt de garantie de 1 000 € versé à l’arrivée par empreinte CB
Taxe de Séjour au tarif en vigueur au moment du séjour (les mineurs sont exonérés de la taxe selon l’article L. 2333-31) OPTIONS :
OPTIONS SUR DEMANDE :
Ménage Cuisine + Barbecue : 50 €
Forfait Animal : 50 €
Tout autre service dont ménage en cours de séjour moyennant rémunération

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for CHARDONS in La Verdière in Var

Property Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 120 m²
Location Type:
  • beach
  • lake
  • river
  • rural
  • village
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Shower Enclosure , Private bathroom in master bedroom suitable for wheelchair u
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Separate bathroom and separate toilet
  • On the ground floor: private shower room with walk-in shower in master bedroom with easy access for disabled persons. On the first floor: separate bathroom with large bath Separate toilet All bathrooms and shower rooms are equipped with shelves or storage units, hair dryers, bathmats and bath towels for the number of guests. Each bathroom, shower room and separate toilet has a window opening onto the outside with views of the countryside. This house is not suitable for wheelchair users
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Private shower room with walk-in shower
  • On the ground floor, the master bedroom is equipped with 160 cm bed and a shower room with French window opening onto the nature and the perched village of La Verdière. On the first floor: - Separate bedroom with 160 cm bed and window opening onto the countryside and the village (not overlooked). - Separate bedroom with 2x90 cm beds and window opening onto the countryside and the village (not overlooked). - Bathroom with large bath and window (not overlooked) - Separate toilet with window (not overlooked) All bedrooms have hotel quality beds with bolsters and pillows, are equipped with bed linen and beds are bed before arrival. Bedside table and lamp for each guest Large wardrobe with mirror, hanging space, shelves space and drawers Baby cots with bed linen are at your disposal for free for children of less than 3 years old
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Bowling center
  • Disco club
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Naturism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Thalassotherapy
  • walking
  • Water sports
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Master bedroom, shower room, toilet, living room, dining room, kitchen and 40 m² terrace accessible for disabled persons. Access to the garden surrounding the pool is via a small staircase. Access to the water is via 3 large immersed steps. Depth of 1.50 m with immersed step all around the pool for children. Pool with alarm system with European standards. Toilet, bathroom and shower room not suitable for wheelchair users.

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