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The 10 Best Unusual Accommodations in Occitania: An ideal family stay

Family Adventures: Unusual Accommodations in the Heart of Occitania

Discover the best unusual accommodation in Occitania for the whole family with my top 10 guide and live unforgettable family experiences. From tree houses and safari tents, to typical barges and eco-villas, this region offers a wide range of unconventional accommodation options that promise a unique stay.

When planning a family vacation, finding the perfect place to stay can turn a simple trip into an unforgettable adventure. With this in mind, I have put together a selection of the best unusual accommodation options in Occitania to ensure that both adults and children have an exceptional experience. These accommodations not only offer comfort and beauty, but are also loaded with fun and originality, ensuring that the little ones will have a great time. From treetop structures to themed lodges, each one has been specially selected for you, with the whole family’s enjoyment and excitement in mind.

Get ready to discover places where adventure and magic are around every corner, promising to create memories that will last a lifetime.
Book now as they get busy fast!

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


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The Comparator of the Top 10 unusual accommodations in Occitania

Accommodation
Rating
Capacity
Swimming pool
Price
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Lodge de la Catouniere 
10 / 10
6 People
From 265 €
Maison de Gardian 
5 People
From 193 €
Fair Caravan 
9 / 10
4 People
From 120 €
Cabin on stilts
5 / 5
3 People
From 103 €
The Rivera Lodge
5 / 5
4 People
Si
From 180 €
The Carelle Cabins
5 / 5
5 People
From 130 €
Safari Villa with Pool
4 People
Si
From 370 €
Villa with Jacuzzi
4 People
From 306 €
Tonel from Costières
5 / 5
4 People
From 99 €
Cabin in the Trees
4,8 / 5
4 People
From 170 €

Review of the best unusual accommodations in Occitania

Lodge de la Catouniere

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Discover rustic charm and modern comfort at Le Lodge de la Catouniere, an unusual accommodation in Occitania that offers a unique experience. Relax on the terrace overlooking the seasonal outdoor pool or enjoy a drink at the bar. Perfect for those seeking a quiet escape with all the comforts of home.

  • Capacity 6 persons
  • Family rooms
  • Private swimming pool
  • Garden
  • Free private parking

Rate per night from 265 €

Maison de Gardian

Located just 2 minutes from the beach, this typical Maison is a unique and charming accommodation option, ideal for families looking to immerse themselves in the local culture. This “Gardian” house offers an experience of authenticity and tradition of the Camargue. Upon arrival, guests are greeted with a welcome gift composed of local products, immersing them directly in the flavor of the region.

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The interior of the house features a spacious living room that includes a fully equipped kitchen, a large wooden table and a cozy living room with two sofas, a large TV and a fireplace, perfect for family evenings. The decor includes antique and typical objects of the region, which arouse curiosity and enrich the cultural experience.

Outside, guests will enjoy a large wooded grounds, ideal for relaxing. Located next to an equestrian trail, the outdoor space includes tables, chairs and loungers for enjoying meals and snacks outdoors, as well as a barbecue available for guests.

The location is ideal, just 800 meters from the beach of l’Espiguette and close to stores and amenities, making the “Maison de gardian à l’espiguette” a perfect place for families wishing to explore the region and enjoy a comfortable and culturally rich stay.

  • Capacity 5 people
  • 2 Rooms
  • 800 m from the beach
  • Wi Fi connection
  • Washing machine
  • Air conditioning

▶Rate per night from 193 €

Who are “Les Gardiens”?
Gardienne de Camargue

“Les Gardiens” are the cowboys of the Camargue region in the south of France. Traditionally, they are responsible for the care and management of the bulls and horses that live in the extensive marshlands and pastures of the Camargue. This area is known for its unique natural environment and for being home to a distinctive breed of white horses, the Camargue Horses, and black bulls used in traditional local bullfights.

Authentic Fair Caravan

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Aaahh, this trailer is the greatest thing for kids!
For a truly bohemian experience, the Authentic Fair Caravan is your choice. This intimate and quaint accommodation will transport you back to the days of the fair with its charm and character. It is an invitation to relive the magic of tradition and nomadic life, all within contemporary comfort.

  • Capacity 4 people
  • Bath
  • Barbecue and Garden
  • Optional breakfast

Rate per night from 120 €

Cabin on stilts

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In the heart of the Cévennes National Park, rests a cottage on stilts, surrounded by a lush forest. Modern in a wooden frame, it is the ideal place to connect with nature and enjoy the unusual nights in Occitania with the family, collecting chestnuts or roasting on the barbecue.

  • Capacity 2 adults + 1 small child
  • 1 Room
  • Bathroom on the property
  • Air conditioning
  • Barbecue
  • Private parking

▶Rate per night from 103€

The Rivera Lodge

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Experience the spirit of “Out of Africa” in Provence gardoise with The Lodge de la Riviera. Live in harmony with nature and enjoy comfort for four people. With private garden and pool house, this unusual accommodation in Occitania is perfect for adventurers who do not renounce to luxury.

  • Capacity 4 people
  • 2 Rooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Parking

Rate per night from 180 €

The Carelle Cabins

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In a holm oak forest, the Carelle Cabins offer a peaceful refuge near Sommières. Ideal for families, this place promises freshness, calm and the possibility to enjoy the swimming pool, barbecues and endless naps in the middle of the Mediterranean garrigue.

  • Capacity 5 people
  • 2 Rooms
  • Bathroom on the property
  • Collective pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Wi Fi connection
  • Parking

Rate per night from 130 €

Villa XXL Safari with Pool

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Alojamiento insolito Occitania

Elevate your vacation with the XXL Safari Pool Villa. Offering privacy and a furnished terrace, immerse yourself in the luxury of a heated pool and entertainment activities in the domain. It is an unusual accommodation in Occitania that guarantees an exceptional stay.

  • Capacity 4 people
  • 3 Rooms
  • Private swimming pool
  • Air conditioning
  • Height 5 m
  • Bathroom on the property
  • Parking
  • Activities available

Rate per night from 370 €

XXL Villa with Jacuzzi

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Alojamiento insolito Occitania

The XXL Villa with Jacuzzi is the perfect choice for a comfortable stay with family or friends. Enjoy the outdoors on your private terrace of 60m2 and relax in the SPA, creating unforgettable moments under the Occitan sun.

  • Capacity 4 people
  • 2 Rooms
  • Bathroom in the lodging
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Jacuzzi
  • Parking
  • Activities available

Rate per night from 306 €

Tonel from Costières

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Dare to live a unique experience in the Barrel of Costières, in the middle of a vineyard in Nîmes. This barrel, equipped with a coquettish terrace and garden furniture, is perfect for up to 4 people, offering one of the unusual nights in Occitania in family under the sun of the south of France.

  • Capacity 4 people
  • Breakfast included
  • Shared outdoor toilets

Rate per night from 99 €

What are Les Costières de Nîmes ?

The Costières de Nîmes is an Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée (AOC) wine appellation located in the Occitania region of southern France. This area is known for its stony terrain and Mediterranean climate, which is ideal for viticulture. Costières de Nîmes wines are appreciated for their quality and are characterized by aromatic, full-bodied wines, often with notes of ripe fruit.

The AOC produces mainly red, rosé and some white wines, using grape varieties such as Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Carignan for the reds and rosés, and varieties such as Grenache Blanc, Marsanne and Roussanne for the whites. The Costières de Nîmes reflect the region’s rich winemaking tradition and cultural heritage.

Cabin in the Trees

La Cabane Rollier, located in a quiet countryside area overlooking the sea, is an ideal accommodation for families looking for a unique experience. This cabin, the largest of the domain, can accommodate up to 5 people, making it perfect for family stays. Perched about 4 meters high and leaning against two Aleppo pines, its design and location are as impressive as they are cozy.

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The highlight of the Rollier Cabin is its access: an original and fun spiral staircase that wraps around one of the trees. This feature not only adds a touch of adventure to the room, but also captures the imagination of children, making the arrival at the cabin an exciting part of the experience.

The combination of the serenity of the natural surroundings, the breathtaking sea views and the peculiarity of living in a cabin elevated among the trees makes Cabane Rollier a magical place for a family getaway. Children in particular will enjoy the sense of adventure and connection with nature, while adults will appreciate the tranquility and beauty of the surroundings. In short, Cabane Rollier offers a unique opportunity to create unforgettable family memories in a breathtaking natural setting.

  • Capacity 4 people
  • Terrace of 15 m2
  • Height 4 m
  • Breakfast included
  • Toilet and outside bathroom

Rate per night from 170 €

Top 10 Unusual accommodations in Occitania: The Map

More accommodations in Occitania for the family

Some nearby villages in Occitania

In conclusion, Occitania offers a unique and unforgettable vacation experience for families with children. By following this guide to the top 10 unusual accommodations, you can be assured of a memorable and exciting adventure. Don’t miss the opportunity to book your extraordinary stay in Occitania now!

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