ISSUE 23  |  Seafaring Style

Hotels & Lodging: Bois Flottais in France

June 07, 2011 8:31 PM

BY Izabella Simmons

Situated on the picturesque Ile de Ré, an island off the west coast of France, the Hotel Les Bois Flottais (bois flottais is French for driftwood) is a family-run hotel offering daily homemade breakfast, two heated pools, and 19 rooms (all simply decorated in cool pale gray palettes). Go to Les Bois Flottais for more information.

Above: Room numbers are stenciled on the gray painted shutters.

Above: Bicycles are on offer to guests.

Above three photos: The common and breakfast areas.

Above three photos: An interior glass wall divides a bedroom suite.

Above: Bright colored lounge chairs.

Above: A shade sail provides protection from the sun.

Above: Deck chairs from Les Toiles de Soleil surround the pool.