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If you are looking to stay a little longer in the area then why not book a few extra nights at​ 

Hôtel de l'Océan
2, rue Georges Clémenceau
85520 Saint Vincent sur Jard


Holiday France Direct - Save on Brittany Ferries when you book this property

Local Taxi

La Roche sur Yon - (32.7 km away)  

Place d'Estienne d'Orves, 85000 La Roche-sur-Yon, France

Luçon - (26.6 km away)

85400 Luçon, France

Office Hours 
1st May - 31st September - 9am till 5pm Mon-Fri
1st October - 30th April - 3pm till 10pm everyday!

Our nearest local train stations

Taxi Robin – La Tranche sur Mer - +33 6 86 44 08 95

Taxi Corrinne – St Benoist sur Mer - +33 2 51 97 48 80

Taxi de La Conche – Longeville sur Mer - +33 6 70 64 61 69

Frederic Godard – Longeville sur Mer - +33 2 51 33 30 76

Taxi Anglois – Le Bernard - +33 6 11 30 66 00

If you are thinking of staying overnight en-route, then do have a look at 

'Special Places to Stay in France'  Alastair Sawdays.

By Train....

Approx. driving time to Le Mimosa from Calais, quoted by goggle maps, is 6hr 30mins

By Boat....

By Plane....

For expert advice on how to get to the Vendee please call us on

0044 (0) 203 627 2000  

or drop us an e-mail at

Transfer time to the villa  
1hr 15mins


Fly to La Rochelle with......
Ryanair from Stansted and Dublin
Flybe from Birmingham, Manchester and Southampton
Easy jet from Bristol and Gatwick
Jet2 from Leeds Bradford
Transfer time to the villa 
1hr 30mins

Fly to Nantes with...... 
Air France from Gatwick via Paris -
GB Airways from Gatwick
Ryanair from Nottingham East Midlands, Shannon, Dublin and Stansted airports
Aer Arann from Manchester, Bristol and Cork

Less than 4hr 30mins hours from St-Malo & between 1hr 15mins & 1hr 30mins from the airports of Nantes or La Rochelle, Le Mimosa makes a perfect getaway for those wanting a quick, easy trip to sandy beaches & sunshine.

The Vendée micro climate produces some 2400 hours of sunshine a year and coupled with some of the best blue flag beaches in France it is not difficult to see why the Vendée is one of Europe’s top holiday destinations. 

Approximate driving times to Le Mimosa from the North ferry ports quoted by google maps

St Malo - 3hrs 15mins

Cherbourg - 4hrs 30mins

Caen - 4hrs 15mins

Roscoff - 4hrs 30mins 

Calais - 6hrs 30mins

Cruise or speed across....

Cruise by day, sail overnight or take a high speed service whisking you to France in as little as 3 hours. The choice is yours......

20% discount off Brittany Ferries car crossing

20% discount off return Brittany Ferries car crossings for all guests so a HUGE saving for everyone!

Once booked with us, we will give you our unique travel account number for you to take advantage of this great saving. 

Just a £25 deposit will secure your ferry crossing.

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