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Top 5 Unusual Boat Accommodations in Occitanie: Perfect for Families

Family Adventures: Unusual Boat Accommodation in the Heart of Occitania

Looking for a unique, memorable and super fun experience for the whole family? I have specially selected for you accommodations such as an unusual night on a boat or péniche (a typical barge) moored or sailing. This unconventional type of accommodation is ideal for families with children, offering an exciting and unique stay surrounded by water.

Imagine the adventure of sleeping on a houseboat, yacht or cabin on the water, where spending a night rocking with the waves will be a refreshing and fun experience for the little ones. If you are looking for something special and adapted to your needs for your next family vacation, an unusual night on a boat is just what I recommend.

Close to these exclusive, unusual and fun accommodations, you have many charming villages to visit such as Aigues-Mortes, Pézenas, Sète or Uzès with lots of activities to enjoy with the family.

What is a Péniche?

A peniche is a type of river boat traditionally used for transporting goods on the rivers and canals of France and Belgium. They were originally long, flat cargo boats, designed to navigate narrow, shallow channels. Over time, many peniches have been transformed into habitable boats or converted into houseboats, restaurants, hotels or even event venues.

These adapted boats offer a unique living experience, combining rustic charm with modern conveniences, and are popular with those seeking unusual accommodations or a different living experience on the water.


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The Comparator of the Top 5 unusual Accommodations in Boat in Occitania

Accommodation
Rating
Capacity
Pool
Price
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A Traditional Péniche
9,2
4 People
Yes
From 167 €
An Authentic Péniche
10
8 People
Jacuzzi
From 330 €
Sailing a Sailboat
4 People
From 600 €
Yacht in the Éthang de Thau
4,8 / 5
4 People
From 190 €
Pretty Houseboat
9,2
7 People
From 105 €

Review of the best unusual Boat Accommodations in Occitania

Péniche Alphonsia Maria

Imagine waking up gently to the swaying of the water on the Péniche Alphonsia Maria, a charming boat anchored in Villeneuve-lès-Maguelonne. With free Wi-Fi and a cozy en-suite room, this unique experience promises comfort and adventure. Enjoy a delicious continental breakfast each morning and, if you wish, book a special dinner 24 hours in advance. A perfect choice for an unusual night on a ship with the family.

  • Capacity 4 people
  • Family rooms
  • Private swimming pool
  • Wi Fi connection
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transfer

Rate per night from 167 €


Péniche Authentique all Comfort

La Péniche Authentique All Confort, located in Aigues-Mortes, is a luxury experience for those looking for an unusual night on a boat. This air-conditioned accommodation with balcony offers a Jacuzzi, solarium and stunning river views. Equipped with all the amenities such as a kitchen, flat screen TV and an outdoor dining area, it is ideal to enjoy with the family. Don’t forget the barbecue area to complete your summer evenings!

  • Capacity for 8 persons
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Jacuzzi
  • Wi Fi connection
  • Free Parking

▶Rate per night from 330 €


Sailing in a Sailboat

Get ready for a nautical experience on Le Location insolite en voilier, located in the Grau-du-Roi. Enjoy unforgettable sunsets and nights at sea with all the comforts of this sailboat, including a flat screen TV and an outdoor dining area. An exciting and different option for an unusual evening on a boat with the family.

  • Capacity 4 adults
  • Breakfast included

Rate per night from 600 €


Yacht in the Éthang de Thau

Located in the picturesque port of Marseillan, this fantastic Dutch yacht offers an unforgettable stay in front of the Étang de Thau. This boat is fully equipped with everything necessary for a family: Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, kitchen, and a beautiful teak deck. With its comfortable rooms and panoramic views, it is the ideal place for an unusual night on a boat.

  • Capacity 4 people
  • 2 Rooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Washing machine
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

▶Rate per night from 190 €


Pretty Houseboat

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On the Bateau – Jolie pénichette, located in a tourist region, you can enjoy a charming view of the river from its terrace. This air-conditioned boat has all the modern comforts, including a fully equipped kitchenette. It is the perfect place to relax and experience an unusual night on a boat, enjoying nature and comfort with your family.

  • Capacity 7 persons
  • 2 Rooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Equipped kitchen
  • Parking and electric car charger

Rate per night from 105 €

Top 5 Unusual Boat Accommodations in Occitania : The Map

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Some nearby villages in Occitania

In conclusion, Occitanie’s top 5 unique boating accommodations offer an extraordinary experience for families looking for a memorable vacation. With a range of amenities and activities suitable for all ages, these accommodations offer a perfect combination of adventure and comfort. Families can look forward to creating lasting memories while surrounded by the region’s breathtaking scenery. Consider booking a stay at one of these extraordinary boating accommodations for an unforgettable family getaway in Occitanie.

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