This townhouse in the heart of Saint Martin De Ré, is incredibly romantic and very practical. It has been refurbished to an extremely high specification by an English Interior Decorator. The house sleeps 4. There are two double bedrooms, two shower rooms, a very large salon, gorgeous newly fitted kitchen with all new appliances, utility room, entrance lobby and very pretty garden room ready to enjoy those hot summer evenings. For those quiet uninterrupted moments, there is a second floor level with a desk, WIFI, and the best view of the sea. This house is ideally located for exploring the beaches, villages and markets of Ile de Ré by bike. Bike hire is just a 2 minute walk from the house.


Two large double bedrooms, one with a kingsize bed and one with two zip and link single beds which can make one kingsize bed. There is also a cot but please bring your own cot linen.


There is one shower upstairs with power shower, toilet and handbasin. There is one shower downstairs with power shower, toilet and handbasin.


The kitchen has been completely re-fitted with a Neff oven and microwave. Bosch induction hob, Miele dishwasher and Nespresso machine – please bring your own coffee capsules if required.

Utility Room

The utility room has a new Miele washing machine & dryer, iron and ironing board.

Living Rooms

The main salon is a large open plan room with beautiful chandeliers and antique furniture. There is a large sofa, two armchairs, dining table and chairs to seat 4, and a large screen television and DVD player.

Nothing has been left to chance in this gorgeous old townhouse. New wiring, central heating, shower rooms, and kitchen. Completely renovated by a team of local artisans.


There is a beautiful garden room with original tiled roof that opens directly onto the courtyard. It has a dining table and chairs, cushions, vintage lighting all for you to enjoy eating outside. There is also a day bed for those siestas you may take!


Bed linen is included in the rental price – towels are not. We don’t supply bed linen for babies.


This is an old townhouse and is not suitable for wheelchair access.


You can park in one of two nearby public car parks approx 300m from the house. Please refer to the map of Saint Martin.

There is a ring outside the house for which bikes are to be secured to.

Please note:
Children over 2 welcome – baby travel cot is available. There is a BBQ and a Nespresso Machine (guests need to bring their own capsules). There is no laptop provided at Galathée.

This is a non smoking house, inside and outside.

Guest Comments
Have been forced back down to earth today after our wonderful, wonderful stay at Galathee. I have never considered myself an envious/covetous kind of gal, (and I will be 60 next year.....), but I am now.....all down to Galathee and ...

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We just got back from France last night, after a wonderful stay at La Galathee. So wonderful that we have just booked another two weeks in June for next year! The house is utterly charming, so homely and ideally situated. ...

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We had a lovely stay at galathee, such a beautiful home, thank you so much for letting us stay, we had also never been to ile de re and we thought it was fantastic!

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We all thoroughly enjoyed our time at Galathee. The property is extremely comfortable and well equipped, and the location could not be better. We couldn't believe we could be so close to the centre of St Martin and yet be ...

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We had a great time - nothing but praise for the house and the location and Valerie was really welcoming and helpful. And fantastic food nearby!

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We felt tucked away and secluded whilst also being only a few minutes from everything we needed.The website doesn’t do justice to just how surprisingly spacious Galathee is. With four adults who like to spread out, we had plenty of ...

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Our holiday in Galathee was fabulous. The house is wonderfully pretty and welcoming and has a lovely atmosphere. We loved its proximity to the harbour and took many a stroll down to the water to sit and people-watch whilst eating ...

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We had a really enjoyable stay at Galathee. Thank you. You have created a beautiful, tranquil place. We will definitely come again and recommend to friends.

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We had a fabulous week staying at Galathée and fell in love with St Martin and having spent every year since moving here in 2008 holidaying in various parts of France, will return to the wonderful Ile de Ré.

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The house seemed to strike just the right balance between comfort and style, which I liked very much. I absolutely loved the outdoor area and that day bed is what I always dream of having in my garden. The location ...

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We had a really lovely time, thank you. Your home is beautiful, well equipped- Richard was extremely pleased with the knives in the kitchen ( sounds daft I know, but if you enjoy cooking the blunt knives in a self ...

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Just a quick email to say that this place is amazing ... It's sooo special. We love it!! A new bar has opened up - quite recently as we have never seen it before. The food is great and we ...

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We had a wonderful week.  We were lucky to have good weather, good company and some memorable meals. We have been to L'Ile de Re many times before and Galathee is the best rental property we have stayed at in ...

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I just wanted to say that Julian and I have a fabulous stay last week at Galathée. You have created a wonderful house - it’s just gorgeous and in such a great location and we really did not want to ...

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We had a lovely stay, thank you. The house is beautiful and you must be very proud of the work you have done there.

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