For the summer holidays, the rentals of residences are on the rise. Houses with swimming pools are a particular demand. This is particularly the case in Ardèche.
At the foot of the house, a long awaited swimming pool with a view of the Ardèche countryside. The first tenants arrive this afternoon. For the tenant, this is a first, the gîte is then full without interruption until the end of September. “People really want a break from everything they may have gone through during the lockdown, including being locked up, not being able to move“, Analyzes Alain Jean, owner of a cottage in Labastide-de-Virac.
A season that looks promising
The cottage has a capacity of six people for a price of 900 to 2,400 euros per week depending on the period. This type of rental is particularly popular this year. This region in the south of the Ardèche usually has a lot of campsites, which are always in demand. But the craze for private pools is pushing accommodation providers to adapt. “Since customers are looking for this type of service with a swimming pool, more and more owners are starting to build swimming pools.“, Explains Vincent Orcel, director of the Pont-d’Arc tourist office. But here, you can also swim in the river.
Among our sources:
– Field investigation
– Individual to Individual Studies
– Site of the gîtes de France