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The Nest of the Red Dragon

exotic and romantic bedroom
An exotic Asian treehouse with pool secluded in the Park of Haut-Languedoc. 2 H flight from London. Romantic, relaxing + unique. CLOSED IN WINTER
Haut Languedoc

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There still exists a red dragon's nest perched above a secluded valley in the South of France, 50k from the Mediterranean. Woven of red silk, black bamboo and country air, it beckons you to climb up into your most exotic dreams. There is only one guesthouse (thus it is very private), simple but luxurious in its refined aesthetics. A treehouse like no other, set in pretty gardens with open views and a pool.

Welcome to a temple, open to nature's best, set softly within the heart of The Regional Park of Haut-Languedoc.

The cottage is built solely with chestnut trees from the surrounding forest. The design of all of the furniture is inspired by the owner-artists numerous travels to Asia. There is a Tibetan kitchen and suspended in the trees... an elephant shower.

Though secluded and without neighbours, The Nest of the Red Dragon is wonderfully close to many attractions and activities - vineyards, 50km to the Mediterranean beaches, trails, waterfalls, traditional market, castles, festivals, biking, rocking climbing and kayaking.

This is an eco friendly accommodation. There is a pool with natural water, solar electricity, solar hot water, recycled water for the WC and natural drinking water.

There is a double bedroom and another room for 2 children of more than 10 years. But this place is fantastically romantic, best for a couple.

Breakfast is included. The owner specializes in vegetarian world cuisine, notably Japanese, Thai and Indian. Enquire to include a dinner or for weekend or midweek packages with all meals included.

Prices start at €125-150 a night but reduced for 7 night stays. Enquire for transfers if you don't wish to hire a car. Low costs round-trip flights ranging from 70-180£ from London airports to Carcassonne, Montpellier, Béziers or Toulouse. Car rentals 20£ per day.

Escape the UK for improved weather, beautiful open views, an impressive and unique art project with every detail thought of to create a perfect escape from everyday life. A treehouse stay you will never forget.

Closed in winter.

Not suitable for those with mobility limits.

Room Types:

  • Double
  • Twin


  • Medium £85-£220

Nearest Airport: Carcassonne / Beziers / Montpellier


  • Pool
unique shower experience
unique treehouse
impressive view
a special place to stay
exotic asian temple accom
looking out
stunning setting and views
the natural source pool

Fall asleep with the owls....
by Sarah
on September 11, 2016
We have just returned from a wonderful week at the Nest. If you love nature and want a relaxing week in the forest this is the escape for you. The Nest itself is magical - it's not quite your 'standard' image of a treehouse... a romantic bedroom with wooden beams, beautiful artefacts and a silk 'flame' of dragon breath across the bed. Attached is a beautiful little kitchen with two sinks, a two ring gas stove, a small box fridge, and storage. Along the beautifully polished wooden fixed landing there is the elephant shower (with transparent ceiling) and a sink with a bamboo tap. The toilet provides you with the best view you will EVER have from a loo - with a huge glass window right in front of you looking over the valley. The living area comprises four futons, silk cushions, throws/shawls, and more beautiful Asian artefacts with open views to the valley. You fall asleep listening to the owls calling around the valley, have occasional visitor from nature (but very few), and wake up with the gentle warm breeze of the forest. What makes this extra special is the owners' warmth and welcoming. Liam and Thomas are funny, very good company and full of good advice on local activities. Just take it - forget being independent - they know their stuff. Take Liam up on his offer of dinner - four courses with aperitif beforehand and flowers with most courses all served in the Nest. What's more Liam's cooking is amazing. I could go on for ever...I haven't even mentioned the natural source pool in the grounds of the Nest... but I'll shut up and let you get on and book! Don't bother going for one night - you'll only regret it...you need at least 3 if not a week or more!
The most ROMANTIC stay EVER
by Jess @ QA
on July 11, 2016
I am well travelled and this is quite possibly my favourite stay so far.
The treehouse is breathtaking - from the loving creation of it to the location with open views - even whilst on the loo! The owners are very thoughtful, this is evident in their attention to detail. The pool is beautiful - everything is beautiful in fact. These are creative people wanting to give you a special experience that you will never forget.
The Asian dinner was delicious with flowers scattered on the table with each course.
Whilst the owner's are nearby - ready with suggests of what do in the area - they give you privacy and with the silk, red lanterns, unique ambiance I think this is the perfect place for a romantic break - a proposal even.
We loved the area - if you are into hiking and biking there are many options. We were there for 4 nights but wished we had more. On Liam's suggestion we hiked to a waterfall where we swam alone - a day we will never forget.
Car hire necessary - there is a bumpy narrow track to the house which adds to the suspense of what is to come. A luxury glamping experience - no glass in the windows in the treehouse (although no problems with insects).