Discover the white island Located close to La Rochelle, the Ile de Ré is a 30-kilometre-long island that feels a bit like heaven on earth. The weather is mild and sunny, especially during summertime. With its sand dunes, the island is a protected natural space. The white sand beaches stretch for kilometres and you will immediately fall in love with the beautiful little towns with their white houses with green shutters. A paradise for water fanatics Ile de Ré holidays are ideal for families who want to enjoy the waves: sailing, kayaking, surfing, most of the island beaches are heaven on earth for water sports lovers, both beginners and more experienced riders. Kitesurfing is also getting popular, and 3 kitesurfing schools opened on the Island. Visit Poitou Charentes The island is connected to the beautiful city of La Rochelle by a bridge. Don't forget to pay a visit to La Rochelle aquarium, the biggest one in Europe, and to its beautiful port. Ile de Ré holidays cannot be complete without a day on the pretty Ile d'Aix, where you will enjoy visiting the island with your Bicycle. Your Ile de Ré accommodation Le Palais des Gouverneurs is a great resort for those looking for luxury holidays in France in sunny destinations. Located in Saint Martin de ré, the residence is just 250 metres from the shops and 1 kilometre away from the beach. The resort offers a heated swimming-pool as well as a sun terrace. For families with children, and outside play area is available as well as a play room. Le Palais des Gouverneurs accommodations are ranging from a 2-person studio to 1 bedroom accommodation for up to 5 people with 3 comfort levels.