About Country Kids
With nearly 10 years’ experience and having hosted hundreds of families, Country Kids has put together an amazing holiday guaranteed to give every member of the family just what they need. Their recipe for relaxation for parents and fun for kids includes luxurious accommodation, beautiful grounds, fantastic facilities, award winning accredited childcare, babysitting, delicious meals, on and off site activities, petting farm visits, a café/bar for socializing and much more! In July and August holidays are fully inclusive basis with everything included and for the rest of the season (April-June and September-October) many elements are offered on an optional basis so families can tailor the package to their needs. Childcare in the fabulous crèche/ kids club, the Big Kids programme in school holidays, 2 nights babysitting, daily housekeeping, use of all the facilities and the petting farm visits are always included.
The farm, Le Mas Pandit, is situated in a protected area of natural beauty under 50 mins from Montpellier and beaches on the Mediterranean.
Country Kids was chosen as one of the top European resorts for under-fives by the Telegraph and as the 2013 top rated resort in Europe in its category on Mumsnet.
Country Kids expertise is in keeping the kids happy - and that means happy parents. Included with all holidays is unlimited use of the fully regulated crèche/kids club open 6 days a week which takes babies from 10 weeks up to kids of 6 years + and during school holidays there is a Big Kids Programme for 6-12 year olds.
Country Kids is based in their own domaine Le Mas Pandit, which is situated between the villages of Octon and Brenas in the Herault department (34) in the South of France. The farm itself is set in 30 acres of beautiful French countryside. On site there is a safety fenced pool, a tennis court, trampolines, ping pong and many more activities for all ages, a children’s petting farm and a magical grotto complete with waterfall and small river. The closest airports are: Montpellier 73 km about 1 hour, Nimes 122 km about 1.75 hours, Perpignan 160 km about 1.5 hours, Carcassonne 164 km about 1.8 hours and Marseille 215 km about 2.5 hours
Country Kids can accommodate 7 families at any one time. Arrival day is Saturday. Accommodation is in beautifully resorted old stone buildings. The Old Dairy has four 3-bedroomed apartments and a 2-bedroom apartment. The Chestnut House is a smaller separate cottage with 2 bedrooms. The Farmhouse has 5 bedrooms (two doubles and three twins). All master bedrooms are light & airy and have huge 2 metre wide king-size beds. Two apartments are suitable for large or two families to share or for grandparents to come along.
Each apartment has its own hand-built stone & timber kitchen and an outdoor dining area. The kitchens are fully-equipped with large fridge freezers, gas hob cookers with electric ovens, microwaves, dishwashers & washer/dryers. The apartments all enjoy their own private entrance & private terrace. The bathrooms are luxurious & indulgent many with marble floors & large baths. Boutique hotel details have not been forgotten and Ipod docking stations, flat screen TVs (with SKY) and DVDS are all provided. The children’s rooms are really great and come with plenty of toys, books and a selection of children's DVDs and there is complimentary WiFi in all of the apartments.
2 nights babysitting (by the in-house team of lovely ladies) included with every stay so parents can go out for romantic meals.
Daily housekeeping included (in high season twice daily plus weekly washing service).
The 30 acres surrounding Le Mas Pandit play host to a safety-fenced heated pool with a slide and a toddler pool, an adults only pool and jacuzzi, tennis court, trampolines, sand pit, tree house, climbing frames, 9 hole mini golf, table tennis as well as a children's petting farm. Off-site activities include horse or pony riding, canoeing, horse & carriage rides, tree top adventure and pedalos.
In July and August holidays all meals and alcohol/drinks are included. Out of high season the on-site shop is stocked with all you need plus a freezer full of delicious chef prepared frozen meals to make life easy. There is a wine cellar full of local wines and a daily bakery delivery for traditional French breakfasts! Coffees are free from the cappuccino machine at the bar with comfy sofas – it opens for early morning coffee at 7 am and stays open all night for relaxing with a drink after the kids fall asleep.