La Colle has been set up to provide
comfortable modern accommodation for the experienced
international traveller. The properties offer everything that
you find in a quality home right down to CDs for the CD player
and DVDs for the DVD player.
In order to offer a very individual experience
for your holiday there is only a limited number of places
available per tour!
are not going to be jammed into some small hotel and, there are
certainly no Sheratons or Marriott's in the area. Rod's place;
dating back to medieval times is a 400 + year old real stone hamlet.
The hamlet has been lovingly restored, maintained and converted to
be able to offer high quality accommodation but in a totally
La Colle (registered on Google Earths community
as the Place that doesn't exist but actual does!) has kept all it's
charm and heritage but also provides modern facilities, including
wi-fi on demand!
The sleeping areas are separate individual rooms with large
beds and the can cater for couples, two friends sharing or individual
bedrooms. The historic nature of the buildings do not allow for en suite
In the Autumn a log fire will await you in the main "Vout"
and Rod and his team have prepared a full service that includes all
beverages and meals taken in the house during your stay.
Individual attention has been made to your stay
at La Colle allowing you to concentrate on the graphic opportunities
presented and this differs greatly to the holiday rentals that Rod
provides during the rest of the year!
few words from Rod
I was recently in the Caribbean at
a what was promoted as a 5 star hotel. For me this experience
was enlightening and I came to the conclusion that it
was not a five star hotel.
Simple things like only one
available plug in the room and that plug was not even
near the table that they offered.
No wi-fi on demand, and the
facilities for only dial up internet at 3$ for 15 mins
was really very basic and very slow.
No hair dryers in the bathrooms or
anything available with the TV other than the local
I do not compete with this sort of
operation, but I do have the same high points which I
actually recon surpasses this particular Caribbean
fantastic original site, a wonderful experience in a fascinating
country and a great gastronomic area! ... and to top
this you do not have to share it with up to a 1000
other guests as we did!
I was just surprised that for an
operation that is part of a huge group with large
amounts of available funds that they could not provide
really what I would consider were the basics in this
I certainly do not have access to
the same sort of funding but I always have a wish list
every year of improvements to La Colle which are
A good look at the properties on
this web site will show you what I mean and the Main
House is the base of these tours extending into
Galileo according to bookings.
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