La Ferme du Cayla
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About La Ferme du Cayla
La Ferme du Cayla is a luxury mini-resort in the Lot region in the South of France with all you could need to please everyone on your family holiday. A small village with beautiful properties looking out over the Célé Valley, you might never need to leave the resort as the facilities on site provide relaxation for the grown-ups and loads of child friendly entertainment for the small people. During the peak season La Ferme du Cayla holidays are based on all-inclusive packages (breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner provided) though the cottages are fully equipped for self-catering holidays, giving you the freedom to prepare food whenever you wish. All of the wonderful facilities are available throughout mid-high season, including complimentary age-appropriate child-care during the day, supervised mini-farm visits, horse-riding, baking bread or having a tinker in the ecological garden. The Wellness Centre is an adult only zone with a heated pool, sauna, jacuzzi and treatment rooms for parents to relax and switch off for a while - two massages are included per adult each week. Excellent meals are provided, wine is available from the on-site cellar, the resort is a relaxed and friendly place to be - La Ferme du Cayla is wiaiting with all you need for a fine family holiday...
From April to October afternoon tea, childcare for all ages, unlimited access to the spa and wellness centre, and 2 evenings of babysitting per week are included in all weekly bookings. Or go all out with the all inclusive option and get wine cellar and free bar access, full board, on site children’s and adult activities, dinner out at a local restaurant with babysitting, massages, yoga sessions, and excursions in addition to the standard package.
From October to March the resort is a quieter retreat with access to the indoor pool, wellness centre and some on site activities included in every booking.
The luxury theme continues into each of the resorts 6 properties which have been lovingly transformed from an agricultural farm into this beautiful collection of apartments and houses that sleep from 4-10 guests. Each of the 6 properties include well equipped kitchens, bathrooms, wi-fi, baby equipment and private outdoor space.
Grand Charme House (sleeps 10)
This spacious house is perfect for large families - or even 2! Downstairs there is a fully equipped kitchen (with microwave, oven, gas hob and dishwasher), dining room with inglenook fireplace, library/lounge, childrens playroom, master bedroom, and shower room with wc.
Upstairs comprises 1 twin room, 2 master suites with dressing rooms, shower/bath rooms and wc, and a family bathroom with bath.
Outside you’ll have your own garage for 2 cars, a BBQ as well as a large terrace complete with furniture where you can spend hours gazing over the Célé Valley.
Laurier House (sleeps 6)
Perfect for large families, Laurier House offers wonderful views over the outdoor pool, the main resort square, and of course the Célé Valley. On the ground floor, there is a fully equipped kitchen (washing machine, dishwasher, microwave and oven) opening onto a Provencal dining area. Upstairs are 3 en-suite bedrooms (2 double, 1 twin) which each have a mezzanine area able to accommodate an extra bed. A large veranda, BBQ and additional terrace complete this large stone house.
Acacia House (sleeps 6)
Charming and authentic, Acacia House is great for large families. Downstairs you’ll have a well equipped kitchen (washing machine, dishwasher, oven and microwave), dining area, lounge with inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove and toilets. Head up to the first floor for 2 double bedrooms, a twin mezzanine room and bathroom with bath and toilet. Outside the two terraces (one with BBQ) have different aspects giving you a choice of sun or shade depending on time and season.
Lila Apartment (sleeps 5)
A charming split-level apartment with exposed stone work and a lovely open terrace.
Downstairs is a fully equipped open plan kitchen dining area (dishwasher, microwave and oven), double bedroom, bathroom with shower and bathtub, washing machine and separate toilets. The 1st floor has 2 bedrooms, 1 double and 1 single. In addition there’s a peaceful mezzanine area to enjoy some quiet relaxation.
Dahlia apartment (sleeps 4)
A split-level apartment with a large covered terrace with BBQ which combines traditional charm and modern comforts. A well equipped kitchen dining area (dishwasher, oven, microwave), children’s bedroom with bunk beds, and toilets make up the ground floor, with an additional 2 spacious rooms, a bathroom and toilet on the 1st floor.
Rose apartment (sleeps 6)
Split-level accommodation with 3 bedrooms and exposed stone make Rose a comfortable and stylish property. The well equipped kitchen (oven, microwave, dishwasher) opens onto a dining area. Also on the ground floor is the children’s bedroom with bunk beds and toilets. The upper floor has 2 double bedrooms, a bathroom with bath and separate wc. Outside you can enjoy relaxing on the terrace complete with BBQ.
On Site Facilities
It might be easier to set out what isn’t on offer at La Ferme du Cayla, so extensive is the list of on site facilities and activities, but here goes:
Outdoor pool and paddling pool.
Heated indoor pool (adults only).
Spa and wellness centre (adults only) with steam room, sauna, relaxation room, treatment room, outdoor jacuzzi.
Childcare: Baby club for 3 months to 3 years, Kids club from 3 -7 years, and Juniors club from 7-13 years.
9 hole mini golf course.
Outdoor play area with swings, sandpit, games, treehouses, table tennis, trampolines and a 25 metre long zip wire.
Vegetable garden where experts will guide you through picking what’s ripe as well as sharing gardening tips.
Private lake where you can learn to fish or practice existing skills.
Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Wine cellar stocked with regional wines; wine tasting sessions held weekly.
Bread oven which provides your daily loaf as well as opportunities to enrich your baking skills.