Côté Océan, Angoulins-sur-Mer, France
Côté Océan is an exceptional and highly original hotel from the owners of Le Citizen Hotel and designer Shinsuke Kawahara. It offers affordable luxury while remaining committed to the spirit of eco-tourism. Although equipped for self-catering, Côté Océan also offers guests a range of personalized services from private dinners to spa treatments.
Guests have the choice of several apartments to stay in, as well as a villa, suite, and dormitory. Each apartment is equipped with refrigerator, hot plates, and microwave oven for in-house catering. Every room has a private terrace. The one-bedroom Mezzanine apartment accommodates 3 people and is made up of a living room, bathroom with large shower, and triple bedroom on the upper level. Two connecting one-bedroom mezzanine apartments accomodate 6 people and have a large double living room and 2 large triple bedrooms.
The villa is a great choice for large groups as it accommodates eight people. It has a beautiful terrace with full east exposure and views of the dunes.
For those with teenage travelers, the dormitory has 2 triple bunk beds. Finally, for those who need a confortable single story one bedroom, the suite is the perfect choice. It is composed of a lounge with an equipped open kitchen, private shower, and a bedroom with a queen size bed.
The decor is an inventive and functional mix of vintage Scandinavian furniture, original artworks by Kawahara, large solid wood tables for dining, and a central suspended fireplace in the lounge area, which also contains a full bar and game area. The grounds contain a wellness spa (sauna, steam room, massage room), a heated outdoor pool, and multi-sport terrain. Meals are prepared in the kitchen, which also has a gourmet deli offering a selection of artisanal products. The kitchen can be reserved for dinner.