Relaxing Holiday Breaks for Adults in Normandy

We have thought of you too!

La Mare Chappey evolved out of a desire to create a unique and special place for all family not just the children, but for adults too! Which equally important, we have the following:

Courtyard Bistro

In the style of a typical French village auberge and bar, the Bistro offers everything from an ice-cold draught beer from the well-stocked bar, to a tasty snack or home-made three or four course meal in elegant and relaxing surroundings.

Outside is the chic terraced area, complete with pool table and other bar games, where you can enjoy a lazy few hours and the tranquillity of the Normandy countryside.

Bistro offers a unique in cottage dining service the same menu offered in the Bistro, but delivered course by course at a time that suits you! Proven to be very popular with young families after the little ones have settled, Mum & Dad can relax and enjoy their time.

Please note Bistro & Cottage dining service is only available in the evenings

Weekly Family Barbecue

Holiday friends are a major part of why children have so much fun on holiday and grownups too. The weekly barbecue is a fantastic time to meet other families and get to know each other. Three course BBQ for all! The children tend move over to the play barn towards the end of BBQ or Have fun on the bouncy castle, whilst the grownups then have time to chat and meet new friends enjoying a wonderful view but being able to see your children play.

Luxury Hot tub Area with a furnished wooden-decked terrace.

Use for all guests 12 years and over. The separate hot tub jacuzzi water is kept in the high 30s and is just perfect to relax in after a hard day’s  on the beach!  An essential element to your holiday in France! The ultimate in total relaxation !

English babysitters & Restaurants

We have a team of local English speaking ladies who are all mums themselves who can babysit for your children allowing you to have that special night out.

Welcome Packs

Your family feel relaxed and looked after, we provide in your gite bed linens, hair dyer, soaps, dishwasher tablets, kitchen sponges, cleaning liquids, toilet rolls to start, salt pepper, washing up liquid, include milk, butter, camembert, baguette & bottle wine.  

All you need to bring are towels and yourselves.

This is all separate from the immense list of baby and child/toddler equipment we provide for you in your cottage. 


At a Glance:

  • Swim in the warm pool
  • Enjoy French cuisine from our bistro     
  • Bounce in our bouncy castle
  • Meet new friends at the BBQ
  • Walk around the grounds
  • Play in the games room
  • Run and play on the football pitch
  • Climb on the play equipment
  • Run or bike along the local cycle track
  • Unwind in our hot-tubs
  • Read on a pool lounger
  • Sunbathe on the terrace
  • Take in the sheer relaxation and scenery

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 Guest Comments

quotemarks l What amazing holiday! Two young boys are very difficult to entertain & they have loved every second here. Your hospitality has been fantastic + we feel as though we’ve had a true break. We'll certainly be back. Thank You!quotemarks r

The Fisk Family, Surrey

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