- Swimming Pool
- Baby Equipment
- Internet Access
- Horse Riding
- Child Friendly
- Cook available
150€ off any May 2-bedroom family suites booked before the end of March
A boutique family retreat built with both parents and children in mind, Mas de Jouas is a unique little hotel with a relaxed and homely ambience and breathtaking views over the Aveyron countryside. Offering a package specifically for families, a one week stay includes 6 children's meals, 5 adult meals, one night of free babysitting (more available at extra cost) and two children's activities, and that's just to get you started....!
As soon as you arrive at our family friendly yet super stylish B&B you will feel calm and comfortable and it has often been dubbed a
There is plenty to do in the surrounding area, whatever your age or interests. For children there is Micropolis insect world, the Chateau de Columbier medieval park, Gramat and Pradinas animal parks, a steam train at Martel and a local play barn. You can go canoeing in Najac and Saint Antonin Noble Val, there are lots of lakes for water sports and picnics, and pony riding and treetop adventures are also available nearby. For your own enjoyment, visit beautiful Belcastel with its stunning chateau, riverside cafes and the Vieux Pont Michelin-starred restaurant, and San Cirq Lapopie has a lovely wine museum and lots of art and craft shops. The bastide village of Villeneuve is just a 5 minute drive away and has restaurants, cafes and a medieval fete every July which is quite a spectacle! Villefranche, 10 minutes away, is the nearest town with a plethora of shops and eateries and an enormous market every Thursday morning.
Our closest airport is Rodez (a 40 minute drive away) which you can fly to with Ryanair from Stansted or Dublin. Toulouse is a 2 hour drive and has flights operated by Easyjet, Flybe, Jet2 and British Airways. If travelling by car we are just past the village of St Remy in Aveyron, off D922 on the way to Villeneuve and Figeac. Aveyron is approached via the A20 then the D1. From Toulouse, head north on the A620/162, then take the A20 in the direction of Paris. For comprehensive driving directions please see the website.
Rodez 40 minutes
Several in Villeneuve and Villefranche
Every Thursday morning in Villefranche
On the first floor there are two rooms accessed from a gated balcony – the newly renovated balcony suite and the Garden View Suites. As with all the rooms they are interconnecting, with a king size room for adults and a separate children’s room. Both have a modern en-suite bathroom with monsoon shower and Italian stone tiles. On the top floor is the Loft Suite, made up of two baroque chic interconnecting rooms. This suite has two bathrooms, one with a roll top bath and Villeroy & Boch bathroom furniture. 2015 sees the arrival of the Loft Family Suite, a budget option for holidayers with one room, en-suite, with Vileroy and Bosch fittings with a double bed and space for a cot or childs bed. All rooms have spectacular views over the valley and the high quality accommodation includes comfortable beds and Egyptian cotton linen, fluffy towels, bathrobes and slippers, toiletries, LCD/LED TVs (with CBeebies!) and DVD players, hairdryers, ironing boards and safes, iPod docking stations and free WiFi. As well as the bedrooms, there is a communal lounge area which is kitted out with a Plasma screen, DVD player, DVDs and books, crayons, pencils and lots of other toys and games.
There is a large, heated, well-secured gated pool with a gentle slope and there are toys and a wendy house in the pool area, as well as lots of sun loungers for the grownups. There are also two children’s play areas with a sandpit, bikes, swings, slides, a rope ladder, a giant trampoline, a pirate ship and numerous giant games, among other things. And children will love our chickens, ducks, swan, cats and very friendly dog.
We offer lots of extras and services to make your stay as relaxing and stress-free as possible. Treat yourself to a Thai massage in the grounds, go wine tasting or take advantage of our babysitting service, either in the day so you can enjoy some quiet time by the pool or in the evening so you can go out and sample some of the local restaurants. The grounds are gravelled and gated for security and the baby monitors work throughout the building so you will always feel happy about the safety of your children. We really do have everything you need for looking after your children – just ask. This is the perfect place for a holiday with a group of friends and families because you can all spend quality time together without having to worry about the pressures of shopping, splitting bills, cleaning, preparing meals and childcare. Contact us for more information about packages. Breakfast is a mix of fresh fruit, cereals, pastry, toast, yoghurts, jams, juices, tea and coffee, and we invite our guests to join us on the candlelit terrace in the evenings for gourmet meals enjoyed altogether in a