These Roman baths about 5km away from La Croix Spa are the largest Roman Baths in Northern Europe, outside Rome itself.
For a gite near a beach, choose La Croix Spa.
We are one mile from the largest freshwater leisure lakes in the region – the Lacs de Haute Charente – with sandy beaches, bars and restaurants. Our nearest beach is La Guerlie Plage and there is another – La Chassagne – at Videix about two miles from us.
All La Croix guests qualify for a 5% P&O Ferries discount on their channel crossing from Dover to Calais or Hull to Zeebrugge if they use the Chez Nous Travel service to book their trip.
If you are coming via Portsmouth and using Brittanny Ferries, then you can still get a 5% discount on your crossing using Chez Nous, but you will get a 20% discount if you use our own particular booking code with Brittany Ferries (please contact us when you book for your code). Find out more here.
Unforgettable family summer holidays in France at La Croix Spa.
We have been offering family summer holidays at La Croix Spa for 17 years now and have passed into “family legend” for many of our guests. Our gites are spacious, comfortable and fully equipped. For families with toddlers we can also lend baby equipment including cots and high chairs and stair gates. For mum’s we can offer beauty treatments with our visiting beautician.
There is loads to do on site and in the surrounding area and we are happy to book activities and restaurants for you. The pool is heated to 27°C and there is a sauna and jacuzzi too; a games room full of toys and games and other play areas for kids.
You can have a meal prepared by a local professional chef delivered to your door the night of your arrival (or any night with a week’s advance notice) and you can order cakes for special occasions.
Parents can sit and relax whilst keeping an eye on the kids, wherever they are on the property and all facilities have been put in place with kids safety uppermost in our minds.
La Croix is in 18 acres of totally private grounds and it is totally quiet: nothing to disturb your tranquility and relaxation.
Details of our summer Gites can be found here.
You will also find us listed on Chez Nous and Holiday France Direct:
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To call or email us and find out more please use our details below:
Telephone: +33 (0)5 45 89 35 87
Be sure to make La Croix Spa your next destination for your family summer holidays in France.
If you are an animal lover this park is a MUST SEE – whether you have children or not. Not a fence in sight – streams and rivulets very cleverly separate all species of primate (including humans) where required Continue reading Vallée des singes (Monkey Valley)
Some of the things that bring people back year after year? A mixture of the setting; that personal touch to make each family’s experience an individual one; and the services we can offer on site.Continue reading Things parents will love about a holiday at La Croix Spa
This is the martyred World War II village. On 10th June 1944 as the allies were advancing through northern France and more and more German units were being moved north, being fearful of a strong rear-guard action by the French resistance, the Waffen SS rounded up 642 men, women and children in this peaceful (non-resistance) town and brutally put them to death by fire and arms. Continue reading Oradour Sur Glane
All La Croix guests qualify for a 20% Brittany Ferries discount on their channel crossing from Portsmouth to Caen, Le Harvre or St. Malo and back using Brittany Ferries.
To get your code you will need to book your holiday at La Croix Spa and use Brittany Ferries for the crossing. Please ask us at the time of your booking for your discount code.
(Only applies to Brittany Ferries and not to other ferry operators).
If you book La Croix Spa through Holiday France Direct using the links below, your Brittany Ferries discount will also apply.
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If you are coming via Dover or using P&O, then you can still get a 5% discount on your crossing using our affiliation with Chez Nous. Find out more here.
This is an outdoors fully reconstructed ancient Gallic Village aiming to recapture what one of these would have been like around 1st Century BC. There are farmers houses, aristocratic houses, a forum.
Guided tours are available in the afternoons 14:00 – 17:00 July and August and some weeks they have actors to bring a more realistic feel to the village.
Learn more about the history of ancient France.
About an hour south of La Croix Spa on the road towards Brantome, at Le Cluzeau is the Grotte De villars – a charming prehistoric cave complex with paintings, stalactites and even claw-marks of prehistoric bears! Continue reading Grotte de Villars – Le Cluzeau