Les Hôtes du Paradis

wish you a warm welcome

A large tree-shaded flower garden

with a heated swimming pool

Large, spacious guest rooms

offering every comfort

The fitness room

with its sauna awaits you

Discover the charming guest house and  self-catering holiday home (gîte) ‘Les Hôtes du Paradis’ 

In the heart of the village of Forges, 25 km from La Rochelle and 23 km from Rochefort, discover the charming guest house ‘Les Hôtes du Paradis’, by turns both a guesthouse and a self-catering holiday home (gîte) depending upon the season.

In a former coach staging-post dating from the end of the 18th century, five spacious rooms offering every comfort, each with either its own bath or shower, await you. A lounge, a dining room with an open kitchen, private, secure off-road parking and free Wi-Fi access are at your disposition. In the tree-shaded garden you can enjoy the swimming pool, heated in the summer months, sun-loungers, garden furniture, a ping-pong table and a hammock. For a supplementary fee the more active can gain access to a fitness and well-being room. As a guest in the guesthouse you will be able to enjoy your inclusive breakfast either in the dining room or at a table on the poolside terrace. If you have taken the option to rent the property as a gîte you will be free to prepare your own meals in the fully equipped kitchen.

Located in a popular tourist region, far from the hustle and bustle of the town, ‘Les Hôtes du Paradis’ offers you calm, rest and tranquillity at the gates of the region’s principal tourist and leisure centres, notably the nearby beach resorts, La Rochelle, the four islands of the Charantais archipelago, Fouras, Rochefort, Royan, Saintes, the untamed beaches of the Atlantic ocean and the marshlands of the marais poitevin.

As a furnished accomodation, Les Hôtes du Paradis is rated 3 stars by CHARENTES TOURISME, the economic development and tourism services agency dedicated to tourism professionals and local authorities of Charente and Charente-Maritime.

As a guest house, the 5 bedrooms are rated Chambre d’hôtes Référence, a registered trademark of the Offices de Tourisme de France network.

Our friendly and discreet welcome is your guarantee of a pleasant stay.  

Guest rooms

5 individually customised guest rooms, each with a bathtub or shower, one being a family suite comprising of 2 separate bedrooms.

The former coach staging-post

The charm of old stones, a comfortable house and a tree-shaded flower garden with a heated swimming pool.


A sauna to help you to relax, and fitness equipment for those seeking more active pursuits are at your disposal.

Contact: Glen CARDING
+33 (0)5 46 66 39 63 – +33 (0)6 81 12 88 47
LES HÔTES DU PARADIS – 4 rue du Paradis 17290 FORGES
Guest house and self-catering gite in Charente-Maritime (17)