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The Nest of the Red Dragon

Prouilhe, Languedoc-Roussillon, France

An exotic Asian treehouse with pool and views, secluded in the Park of Haut-Languedoc. Under 2 hr flight from London. Romantic, relaxing + unique.

LAST MINUTE SINGLE NIGHT STAYS BOOKABLE WITHIN 10 DAYS OF ARRIVAL ONLY.

Round-trip flights to Toulouse (1H50)

Perched above a secluded valley in the South of France, 50k from the Mediterranean, this temple-like guesthouse, open to nature's best, invites you into the heart of The Regional Park of Haut-Languedoc. Woven of red silk, black bamboo and country air, it beckons you to climb up to your most exotic dreams. This guesthouse is very private, luxurious in its refined aesthetics yet totally natural. A treehouse like no other, set in pretty gardens with open views and a pool.

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, a shower in a sculptured elephant head!

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, rock 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.

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 range from £135 - £175 per night for a 1-4 night stay and £119 - £155 per night for a 5+ night stay for 2 people. 

There is a double bedroom for a couple, and another room for 2 children in reduced sized bunks below the main accommodation should it be required at £15 per child extra. But this place is fantastically romantic, best for a couple.

Enquire for transfers if you don't wish to hire a car. Low costs round-trip flights from London airports to Carcassonne, Toulouse, Montpellier, Béziers. Car rentals for €18 or less 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 restricted mobility.

The calendar shows combined availability for both The Nest of the Red Dragon and Blue Tiger (also seen on QuirkyAccom). Both unique and wonderful treehouses are priced the same for 2 people. It may be that you are offered the other treehouse is this one is no longer available. The 2 properties are very private from each other but do have shared use of the pool and gardens.

Room Types

Double
Twin

Nearest Airport/s

Carcassonne / Beziers / Toulouse