6 unusual accommodation ideas for responsible holidays in France

Want to shake up your habits during your vacation? With FairMoove, opt for unusual and eco-responsible accommodation for your next stay in France.

Forget the traditional hotels and treat yourself to a memorable holiday in unusual accommodation… but not under any conditions. To preserve the world around us and reduce your ecological impact, the travel agency FairMoove is committed to offering you stays that are ecological, ethical and immersive at the same time: a winning equation every time!

Why choose unusual accommodation for your holidays in France?

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Whether with family, friends or with your soul mate, your holidays must be successful! And for that, what better than get out of your comfort zone and try new experiences ? Choose a unusual accommodation rather than a hotel or a classic Airbnb, it’s breaking the codes and getting out of your routine!

Unusual holidays are also an opportunity to live an original experience, or even to discover another way of life, without having to go to the other side of the world. For a month, a week or just for a weekend, it’s the promise of a total change of scenery and thousands of memories.

The floating cabin accessible exclusively by boat

The floating cabin accessible exclusively by boat

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💙 WE love : the location in the heart of a Natura 2000 classified area, characterized by exceptional flora and fauna.

Full ahead, sailor! Climb aboard your boat, and row rhythmically to your floating cabin in the center of the Ponteil pond. No fuss here, no extra equipment: the protection of the environment is at the center of the concerns of the owners. Result: the cabins contain only the bare necessities, without skimping on comfort.

Several cabins with different styles and characteristics are available. From the “mirror effect” hut with reflective walls to the romantic dome nestled in the middle of the water, you might want to come back several times to try them all!

The hut perched in the trees

The cabin perched in the trees - unusual accommodation France

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💙 WE love : each cabin has a large terrace, closer to birds and squirrels.

It’s a classic that always hits the mark: the tree house is the perfect example of a child’s dream now accessible ! And in a comfortable version, as in Belle cabins campsite. Whether you feel more like Tarzan or Alvin and the Chipmunks, these cabins perched more than 14 meters above the ground are sure to awaken your child’s soul.

Are you afraid of insects and the limited comfort of classic cabins? Don’t worry: despite the absence of electricity – to push the experience to the limit – each accommodation is equipped with every comfort. The icing on the cake: have a bottle of champagne or your breakfast delivered in a basket, to enjoy your cocoon in complete privacy.

An air of Mongolia with the traditional yurt

An air of Mongolia with the traditional yurt

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💙 WE love : the removable roof on each yurt, which allows you to observe the stars from your bed.

Brittany takes on the air of Mongolian steppes with the Yurt Village ! Less than 5 kilometers from the Emerald Coast, this unusual campsite brings together several traditional yurts, in a friendly atmosphere. Nestled in a natural setting away from the crowds, these circular canvas rooms invite you to relax. Do not hesitate to call on the services of the professional masseuse available on site to relax even more!

You don’t like wooded atmospheres and prefer sparkling decorations? That’s good ! Each yurt is colorful and full of life, with vibrant red tones and traditional Mongolian designs. Enough to travel and discover a new culture without leaving France !

The panoramic dome to observe the stars

The panoramic dome to observe the stars - unusual accommodation France

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💙 WE love : the outdoor swimming pool heated and treated with magnesium, for natural disinfection.

Enjoy the calm of the countryside and observe nature from your bed ! The three geodes of Domaine Jean-Got have a 180° view. Keep your eyes open, you may be lucky enough to admire a squirrel or a deer. And if you’re looking for an extra touch of romance, one of the three domes also has a panoramic roof, ideal for star gazing. We bet you won’t sleep much, facing this beautiful sight!

But the interest of this accommodation does not stop at its rooms. Visit the estate’s old farmhouse, take a dip in the swimming pool, treat yourself to a massage or take a lesson with a sports coach: you’re spoiled for choice. Obviously, this unusual accommodation in France has everything to seduce you. And if you like good wine, why not extend your stay to visit a cellar in the neighboring town of Saint-Émilion?

The trailer with a bohemian spirit

The trailer with a bohemian spirit

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💙 WE love : total connection with nature, while remaining close to several tourist sites (the Châteaux de la Loire, the city of Tours, the Futuroscope park or the Beauval Zoo).

Buttercup, Cornflower, Poppy: behind these delicate flowers hide the names of the three trailers available at the Domaine de la Grangee, in Indre-et-Loire. As a couple or family, take a seat in your house on wheels for a weekend — or more — closer to nature.

Just like the four other accommodations installed in the domain (cabins and star squares), each trailer is unique and decorated in a bohemian style : the most difficult will be to choose the one that will welcome you soon!

The glamping experience in wooden bubbles

The glamping experience in wooden bubbles - unusual accommodation France

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💙 WE love : the private Nordic bath and yoga sessions in the heart of nature, for real moments of relaxation.

Direction the East of the country for this last accommodation, terribly romantic! One thing is certain: Coucoo Great Lakes website is proof that unusual and eco-responsible accommodation in France can also rhyme with a luxury getaway. Specialized in glamping — contraction of the words glamorous and camping — Coucoo welcomes its customers in a setting that is as high-end as it is respectful of the environment.

Impossible not to fall in love with these small wooden bubbles with straw roofs, perched in the trees or on the water. Here, everything is thought out to make your stay unforgettable, whether with friends or with your other half.

So, conquered? If you have not found your happiness among these 6 unusual accommodations in France, leave quickly discovering other nuggets that FairMoove has in store for you.

6 unusual accommodation ideas for responsible holidays in France