Location and Attractions

L’Etoile du Port is set in a quiet and convenient location in Saint Jean D’Angely.  Central to the Charente Maritime, Saint Jean D’Angely offers easy access to Cognac, Saintes and the Saintonge countryside.  In contrast L’Etoile du Port is also only 40 minutes from the Atlantic coast and the beauty of the beaches and attractions at La Rochelle, Royan, the Marennes and the famous Ile’s of Re, Oleron, Madame and Aix.

Twice weekly Saint Jean D’Angely hosts its own market (both inside the beautiful central market building and at stalls around. ) The area buzzes with locals and tourists shopping for locally produced meats, cheeses, fabulous fish and seafood, breads and locally grown fruit and vegetables.  Pause for a coffee in one of the bars, and enjoy a different pace of life, and perhaps buy a picnic for your onward journey. Saint Jean D’Angely has a fabulous selection of local restaurants with a range of cuisines on offer from excellent traditional French Restaurants and Bistros to seafood, Italian, Indian, Moroccan and Vegetarian.

L’Etoile du Port is situated on the banks of The River Boutonne, opposite the beautiful Plan D’eau with its parkland, play areas, open air swimming pool. mini golf, pedaloes  and skate park.  Next to the Plan  D’Eau is the Atlantys Swimming Pool complex offering two indoor pools, facilities for babies and play slides.  A popular attraction year around, and well worth a visit.  Guests can also enjoy walks along the banks of the Boutonne and a tour around the local arboretum. Fishing is popular along the river year round and tennis walking, cycling and horse riding are all available locally.