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Anisa - Yurt in Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France

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La Pomme Perdue

Suitable for children of all ages

Not suitable for pets

A stargazing hatch and an open air shower and are just the icing sugar on this tarte aux pommes

The ancient apple variety, Anisa, first dropped onto the floor of The Currans' farmhouse orchard five years ago and gave the first yurt its name. At Anisa's core is a majestic black and green bed for two, with two single futon beds on either side. Solar lanterns perched atop tree trunk bed stools mean you can read and tell stories late into the night. Beech trees are the canopy for your open air hot shower that sits outside your private wash cabin with flushing loo. Morning, noon and night, you can perfect the art of camp cooking in the al fresco kitchenette or on the campfire. You get a big cool box too - stock it wisely!

The great outdoors offers everything your Boy Scout heart desires; fishing, hiking, kayaking and horseback riding. Surf in Biarritz or cross the border to San Sebastian in under an hour for some of the Spain’s best pintxo bars where you go for lunch and stay until dinner. Bilbao’s shimmering Museo Guggenheim is only a 90 minute drive away! 

Our guests say...

Great accommodation in a fascinating part of France. Super friendly owners offering handy hints that made our stay the very best it could be.

09/07/2017

Martin

Anisa is a 20 ft in diameter yurt set in a small valley with one other yurt 50 yds away. We were the first guests of the summer and the other yurt was not erected yet so we had the whole valley to ourselves. It had its own toilet and outside shower and outside fully equipped kitchen but no electricity. We explored the area, the beaches and towns around Biarritz which was 30 to 40mins drive away ( quite a lot of traffic)and also visited caves in the nearby foothills of the Pyrenees. We cooked meals each night and ate watching the birds and butterflies and damsel flies. We slept well in a king size bed and watched some stars at night through the open roof window but it was a wee bit cold to leave it open.

23/06/2016

Gill

We had a wonderful few days at La Pomme de Perdue. Simone and Chris are super friendly and made us really welcome. The outside shower and camp kitchen are fabulous.

29/08/2015

Lou

This place is brand new to our collection so doesn't have any guest feedback yet, but we're sure you'll love it. Book a stay and be the first to write a glowing review!

24/03/2015

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There is a 2 night minimum stay in low season. July and August have a 5 night minimum stay.

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  • Yurt for 2

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Any age

No charge Please bring your own cot

Not suitable for pets

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Essentials

The important stuff

  • Anisa is 50 m away from Mendiola, the second yurt, but all facilities are private
  • Check in: 4 pm
  • Check out: 11 am
  • Please bring insect repellent and jumpers in case of chilly summer evenings
  • Sleeping arrangements
  • One double. 2 single futons can be added.

Extra space available

Space for 2 children from €9 per child per night sleeping on two single futon beds

Space for 1 baby no charge. Please bring your own cot

Cooking

  • Private outdoor cooking area:
  • 2 ring gas cooker
  • Cast-iron wood burner
  • Coleman’s Extreme cool box provided

Washing

  • Private indoor/outdoor cabin next to yurt with a hot shower, hand basin and flushing toilet

Heating, lighting & bedding

  • A lantern, a torch and a couple of solar lanterns are provided
  • No need for heating but wood burner in seating area next to yurt for chillier evenings

Entertainment

  • Books

Activities

At La Pomme Perdue:

Relax, get back to nature, have a barbeque

Places to visit:

Discover the region's towns and villages including the internationally renowned Biarritz which is only 20 minutes away and has sandy beaches, chic shopping and al fresco dining.

Closer still is the medieval town of Bayonne, the capital of the region and  famous for it's museums and restored Gothic cathedral. The outdoor cafes in the charming town square of St Jean de Luz are perfect for enjoying a coffee under the shady trees and watching the local artists paint and display their artwork.

Just across the bay in Ciboure is the 19th century birthplace of the famous composer Maurice Ravel.

The magnificent coastal city of San Sebastian is only a 40 minute drive away and, once there, you can shop, enjoy the wonderful tapas bars and spend the afternoon on the beach in the city's sandy bay. 

Bilbao is 90 minutes away and worth a day trip just to experience the famous Guggenheim museum.

There are also the most beautiful chateaux and basque villages to explore in the quiet countryside surrounding La Pomme Perdue. La Bastide-Clairence, classed as "one of the most beautiful villages in France " is less than 10 minutes away by car and has a local farmer's market in the village square every Friday evening throughout the summer months. 

The village of Bardos is a 3 minute drive away. 

Outdoor & Active:

For lovers of nature and history there are 39 walks in the surrounding countryside, with 335 km of marked trails for you to discover by foot or on horseback.  
Activities for the more energetic visitors range from surfing and bodyboarding on the coast to cycling and mountain biking in the foothills of the Pyrenees. There is climbing, rafting and canoeing all nearby. Also fishing, sailing , diving, karting and horse riding and the region is a golfer's paradise with 8 courses to choose from.  

Food & Drink

At La Pomme Perdue:

Usual condiments, milk, water, tea, and coffee are provided - and a bottle of red wine on arrival!

Local shops: 

The nearest shop is less than 10 minutes away by car

Restaurants:

Chez Odile - 4 minute drive away - Local village resturan. Traditional menu served on the terrace under the plane trees

La Table Gourmande - 10 minute drive away - Charming restaurant using fresh, local produce, in the centre of the beautiful village of Labastide Clairence

La Tantina de la Playa - 30 minute drive away - Great restaurant specialising in fish on the beach at Bidart

Meet your hosts

Meet the Currans:

Simone and Chris have lived in the South of France for 20 years and their three daughters have grown up there. They planted their first apple tree in the first snow of February 2010. If you're not green with envy yet, you will be when you get there! 

Wildlife & Environment: 

The site is eco-friendly and is completely off-grid, with no electricity at all. As there is no light pollution, the beautiful night skies can be fully appreciated. Wildlife to look out for on site include deer, pheasants, and crayfish. This area of the Pays Basque is also renowned for bird watching - Golden Orioles visit every year!

Getting there

La Pomme Perdue, Olheguy Ouest, 64520 Bardos

By car:

Guests can park in the small parking area about 200 m from the yurts

By plane: 

The nearest airport is Biarritz about a 20 minute drive away

Directions are given once booking is confirmed, depending on whether you are arriving by car or plane and from which direction

Booking Terms

Canopy & Stars low price promise
 
Book with us in confidence knowing you won’t find that place cheaper elsewhere. All of the prices we display are set and matched by our Owners. (In this world of foreign currency, we do have to say 'subject to exchange rates' for some of our European places.)

What does ‘from price’ mean?
 
Our ‘from price’ is based on a four night stay in low season and designed to help you to compare different prices across our collection. Some of our Owners vary their nightly rates and check in days throughout the year, so it may differ from the rate quoted below the calendar. It is quite common (although by no means universal) for places to charge a little more in peak season or for shorter stays, to cover changeover costs. Consider booking longer stays during the cooler months if you’re looking for the lowest nightly rates.

Agency Terms & Conditions

Except where otherwise specified, we Sawday’s Canopy & Stars Ltd Company No 09088366 of Merchants House, Wapping Road, Bristol, BS1 4RW act only as an Agent in respect of all bookings we take and/or make on your behalf. Sawday’s Canopy & Stars is part of the Alastair Sawday’s Group of Companies. We accept no liability in relation to any contract you enter into or for any services or arrangements you purchase (“Booking(s)”) or for the acts or omissions of any supplier(s) or other person(s) or party(ies) connected with any Booking. For all Bookings, your contract will be with the supplier of the Booking in question, and in most cases this will be the owner of the property you’ll be staying at (“Owner(s)”). When making your Booking we will arrange for you to enter into a contract with the Owner of the Booking. Your Booking with us is subject to these Agency Terms & Conditions and any specific booking conditions of the relevant Owner(s) you contract with. The Owner’s booking conditions may limit and/or exclude the Owner’s liability to you.

You may decide to make more than one Booking with us at the same time. The price charged in total for more than one Booking will always equal the prices charged separately for each individual Booking. All Bookings are available to be purchased separately at the same price as they are when more than one Booking is made. This means that any multiple Bookings do not constitute a package as defined in the Package Travel, Package Holidays and Package Tours Regulations 1992.

By making a booking, you agree that:-

  1. you have read these Agency Terms & Conditions and agree to be bound by them;
  2. you consent to our use of your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy;

and

  1. you are over 18 years of age and where there may be age restrictions in place, you declare that you and all members of your party are of the appropriate age.

 

The Canopy & Stars online booking system enables Guests to make Bookings 24 hours a day. A Booking is confirmed on receipt of a 25% non-refundable deposit for all Bookings with check in dates of more than 10 weeks away. For all Bookings that have a check in date of less than 10 weeks before check in, payment for the Booking will be required in full and the entire Booking will be non-refundable. The Canopy & Stars telephone booking line is open Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm. When using the online enquiry form, for those Properties without online booking, please allow 24 working hours for us to contact you by telephone to confirm the Booking. If we are unable to reach you by phone we will attempt to contact you by email. We will contact you during Canopy & Stars working hours (Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm). Online or email enquiries will be dealt with in the order they are received, but please be aware that we cannot guarantee reservation of your selected dates until the receipt of suitable payment. Therefore, if possible, we do recommend that you book on the Canopy & Stars website using the online booking system.

 

1. Booking and payments

 

1.1 In order to confirm your chosen Booking, you must pay a non-refundable deposit as required by the Owner of the Booking in question (or full payment if booking within 10 weeks of the date of your check-in).

 

1.2 Your Booking is confirmed and a contract between you and the Owner will exist when we receive payment of the deposit and send you a booking confirmation on the Owner’s behalf. This booking confirmation will normally be sent out within 24 hours in the case of email and seven working days in the case of post, and will contain the details of your Booking and of payments made and due. If you have not received your booking confirmation within the specified time, please notify us as soon as possible by email (bookings@canopyandstars.co.uk). Please check your confirmation carefully and report any incorrect or incomplete information to us immediately. As we act only as booking Agent, we have no responsibility for any errors in any documentation except where an error is made by us.

 

1.3 We're sorry for any inconvenience, but payments can only be made by credit and debit cards. A 2% surcharge will be applied to credit cards. We do not accept American Express, cheques or cash.

 

1.4 Where a deposit has been paid, full balance payment will be due 10 weeks in advance of your check in date and a reminder will be sent to you two weeks prior to this date, where applicable, by email. We automatically take the balance payment using the same card as used to make the deposit payment. It is your reponsibility to advise us if we should use a different card and to contact us by telephone (0117 204 7830) to arrange for alternative payment method. If the balance payment does not successfully go through as there is a problem with your card, such as it expiring, then we will contact you to try and take alternative payment. If we have been unable to take payment after two weeks of the balance due date, then with regret, we will notify the Owner who may cancel your Booking.

 

1.5 Except where otherwise advised or stated in the booking conditions of the Owner concerned, all monies you pay to us for a Booking will be held on behalf of the Owner(s) concerned.

 

1.6 Credit Card payments are processed via Alastair Sawday’s Publishing Co. Ltd who provide merchants services facilities to Sawday’s Canopy & Stars Ltd.

 

2. Cancellation and Amendment by You

 

2.1 Any cancellation or amendment request must be sent to us by email (bookings@canopyandstars.co.uk) and will be considered and responded to within one working day of receipt. You are also advised to confirm all changes to our Customer Services Department by calling 0117 204 7830. Please ensure that you have received written confirmation of any changes to your Booking prior to travel. Whilst we will always try to help, we cannot guarantee that such requests will be met.

 

2.2 Amendments and cancellations can only be accepted in accordance with the booking conditions of the Owner of your Arrangements. The Owner may charge the cancellation or amendment charges shown in their booking conditions (which may be as much as 100% of the cost of the Arrangements and will normally increase closer to the date of departure). The Owner may charge cancellation or amendment charges in accordance with its own booking conditions, however for the sake of convenience only, we have outlined the Owner’s charges at clause 2.3 and 2.4 below. Please note that these are the Owner’s own cancellation and amendments charges, not Canopy & Stars’, and therefore the Owner may vary their charges as they wish, without notice to us. The correct charges will be notified to you at the time of your cancellation or amendments.  

 

2.3 Owner’s General Cancellation Charges:

2.3.1 Cancellation by you at any time will result in your deposit being forfeited, as all deposits are non-refundable.

 

2.3.2 All monies paid for a holiday (deposit and balance) are non-refundable within 10 weeks before check in date.

 

2.3.3 Cancellation of any holiday after it has been paid in full and at a date 10 weeks or more in advance of your check in date, will result in forfeiture of your deposit (or an amount equivalent where one was not paid as the holiday was paid in full) and the balance being returned to you. 

 

2.3.4  Cancellation insurance is available but will be a third party arrangement and not involve Canopy & Stars or the Owner in any way.

 

2.4 Owner’s General Amendment Charges:

2.4.1 Alterations to your Booking can only be made more than 10 weeks prior to the check in date, after which time alterations will be treated as cancellation. All alterations are subject to availability and may incur a £30 adminstration fee.

 

2.4.2 Differences in the total amount payable resulting from alterations will be refunded to you in the case of a decrease in price and paid by you in the case of increases in price.

 

Special note: Generally Owners will charge the above cancellation and amendment charges, however we must stress that these are a guide only and charges may differ from those shown here depending on the Owner. The exact charges will be notified to you by the Owner at the time of cancellation and/or can be found in the Owner’s own booking conditions which are available from the Owner on request.

 

3. Changes and Cancellations by the Owner

We will inform you as soon as reasonably possible if the Owner needs to make a significant change to your confirmed Arrangements or to cancel them. We will also liaise between you and the Owner in relation to any alternative Booking offered by the Owner but we will have no further liability to you.

 

4. Complaints

Because the contract for your Booking is between you and the Owner, any queries or concerns should be addressed to them. In the event that you have any complaint about your stay, please notify the Owner as soon as possible. If you don’t follow this procedure there will be less opportunity for the Owner to investigate and resolve your complaint and so make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Delays may also mean that amount of compensation you may be entitled to may be reduced. Whether or not your complaint is dealt with satisfactorily, please also contact us as we appreciate all feedback. It’s important to us and the Owner to know that you’ve enjoyed your stay or if anything could have been improved.

 

5. Pricing

Canopy & Stars reserve the right to amend advertised prices at any time on behalf of the Owner. We also reserve the right to correct errors in both advertised and confirmed prices.Special note: changes and errors sometimes occur.

 

6. Information & Accuracy

The information and prices shown on this website are varied from time to time and may change between the time you first view a property and make a Booking. You should check that all the details are as you expect prior to making a Booking. It is always possible that, despite our best efforts, some of the properties (including the features and extras available) may be incorrectly described and/or priced. If we discover this is the case after you have made a Booking, we reserve the right to contact you with details of the correct information and/or pricing and will give you the option to:

(1) proceed with the Booking based on the correct information and/or pricing, which may require the payment of an additional amount by you;

OR

(2) subject to availability, change your booking dates to dates when the pricing can be honoured ad so no additional charge to you. In the event that a lower price can be offered for alternative dates then the difference would be refunded;

OR

(3) cancel the Booking. If we do not receive your instructions within 5 days of contacting you, we reserve the right to cancel your Booking without liability to you.

 

7. Our Responsibility for your Booking

Your contract is with the Owner and its booking conditions apply. As Agent, we accept no responsibility for the actual provision of the Booking. Our responsibilities are limited to making the Booking in accordance with your instructions and acting properly in accordance with our legal duties as an Agent. We accept no responsibility for any information about the Booking that we pass on to you in good faith. However, in the event that we are found liable to you on any basis whatsoever, our maximum liability to you is limited to twice the cost of your Booking (or the appropriate proportion of this if not everyone on the Booking is affected). We do not exclude or limit any liability for death or personal injury that arises as a result of our negligence or that of any of our employees whilst acting in the course of their employment.

 

8. Pets

Not all properties accept pets. If you wish to take your pet on holiday, please advise us before booking and we can check whether pets are accepted at the property. You must obtain the prior consent of the Owner before taking any pets to the property. A nightly charge may be made by the Owner for each pet and additional terms may apply.

 

9. VAT

Many of the Owners of properties in the Canopy & Stars portfolio are not registered for VAT in which case no tax is payable. Where VAT is payable, the tax is included in the advertised holiday rental price.

 

10. Visa, passport and health requirements.

Unless you tell us otherwise, we assume that all members of your party are British citizens who hold or will hold full British passports valid for the entire duration of the Arrangements you chose to purchase. Information on visa, passport and health requirements, where given and applicable, is so given on this basis. Requirements may change and you are therefore strongly recommended to check the up to date position with the Owner of the Booking, Passport Office, appropriate embassy or consulate or your doctor as applicable in good time before the commencement of your holiday.

 

11. Insurance

You are strongly recommended to take out personal travel insurance for all members of your party. It is your responsibility to ensure that the insurance you purchase is adequate and appropriate for your particular needs. Please read your policy details and take them with you on holiday.

 

12. Special requests

If you have any special requests (for example dietary requirements, cots or room location), please let us know at the time of booking. We will pass on all such requests to the Owner, but unfortunately, we can't guarantee that they will be met and we will have no liability to you if they are not.

 

13. Group Bookings

Not all Owners accept Bookings for a single sex group (for example, a stag or hen party). Guests wanting to make such a Booking should check with us beforehand to enable us to check whether the Owner is prepared to accept the Booking. We will then advise you accordingly. In event that an Owner does not accept this type of Booking then it is with regret, that the Booking may be cancelled and cancellation fees may apply. It is the Guest’s responsibility to enquire with Canopy & Stars and/or check on our website beforehand to make sure that this type of booking is permitted.

 

14. Maximum Numbers

Please note that except by prior arrangement confirmed in writing, only the number of persons specified on a booking confirmation may occupy  a property. Most owners reserve the right to refuse admittance or revoke a booking if this condition is not observed and you are unlikely to receive any refund.

 

15. Your Responsibilities

Please note that you have a contract with the Owner of the property. As such you are under a responsibility to behave in a proper, appropriate and legal manner whilst staying at the property with due respect to the Owner, the Property and other guests and their property. You are responsible for informing the Owner of any losses or damage to the property as soon as possible. Please note that you will be liable to pay the Owner for any losses or damage to the property caused by you or a member of your party (except reasonable wear and tear). Some Owners will also require damage deposits. You must also leave the property by the check-out time specified on your booking. If any guest behaves inappropriately or improperly (of which the Owner will be the final judge on their Property), or illegally, the Owner reserves the right to ask the guest and their party (at their discretion) to leave the Property before the end of the holiday period and/or refuse any future bookings from you.  Any refund for so doing will be at the entire discretion of the Owner. In addition, the Owner reserves the right to sue the guest for any loss, damage or injury caused to the Owner, the Property or to other guests and/or their property. As agent, we will have no liability to you in these circumstances. 

 

16. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions have been drafted in accordance with and are governed by English law and the courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction in relation to any and all disputes arising out of these Agency Terms & Conditions.

 

17. Discrepancies

In case of a discrepancy between these Agency Terms & Conditions and any other Canopy & Stars literature, these Agency Terms & Conditions shall prevail.

 

18. Validity clause

In the event that a court finds that a condition in these Agency Terms & Conditions is illegal or void, the illegal or void provision will be severed from the remainder of the Agency Terms & Conditions, which will continue to be valid and have full force and effect.