Breathtaking scenery, luxurious spa facilities, eco-friendly accommodation and an onsite restaurant with a world class menu of seasonal, fresh local ingredients. Situated between a lake, a forest and a volcano this safari inspired eco lodge has been created using natural lava stone and offers a range of local activities from dog sledging to cultural day trips. As well as breathtaking scenery, luxurious spa facilities and eco-friendly accommodation there’s an onsite restaurant with a world class menu of seasonal, fresh local ingredients. If you're looking for a romantic getaway this ecolodge is the place to stay!
- On Site Spa
- Incredible Views
- Sauna (additional cost may apply)
- Private Parking
- Mountain Location
- Lakes Nearby
- Eco Excursions and Tours
- Car Essential
- Personal Chef Available (additional cost)
- En-Suite Rooms
- Tea & Coffee Facilities In Room
- Meals Included
- Restaurant On Site
With a queen sized bed and small seating area, the La Taniere (den) room overlooks the lake and is perfect for a single traveller or a... read more
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Taking their inspiration from the lake and volcanoes these rooms offer 2 connecting single beds (can be connected into king size bed),... read more
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Taking their inspiration from the lake and volcanoes these rooms offer private bathroom with pebble or teak basins, 2 single beds (whi... read more
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With views across the lake this suite offers 2 single beds (which can be connected into Kingsize bed), a private bathroom with lava st... read more
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Facing the lake this large suite has a king size bed, private bathroom with pebble stone sink and magnificent views as well as a separ... read more
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Price on application - Want exclusive use of Instant’s D’Absolu for your holiday? You can hire the whole property, complete with you... read more
About The Area
Instants D’Absolu is located within a 6000 acre forest in the Auvergne Region of Central France. This region provides dramatic landscapes, with volcanic mountains, lakes and forests where you can find peace and tranquility. The nearby extinct volcano of Puy Mary’s conical and iconic mountain summit has been classified as a National Great Site and provides excellent hiking opportunities was well as boasting 130 fragile plant species.
With an onsite spa, outdoor hot tub overlooking the lake and forest trails right on your doorstep you won’t want to leave but there’s lots of activities and places to go in the area. Here’s a few of our favourites:
Try out dog sledging for an exhilarating adventure
Take in the scenery on horseback
Go mountain biking through the forest and volcanic mountains
Head out to Blesle, Salers or Tournemire which have all been voted “France’s most beautiful villages”
Discover the medieval village of Murat
Activities and Nearby Adventures
- Cultural Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Bird Watching
- Historic Villages
- Eco Excursions & Tours
- Dog Sledding
Meet the hosts
Instants D’Absolu is run by Laurence and Daniel who were inspired by Safari Ecolodges in Africa. The pair set about creating stylish, safari style accommodation in a remote area of France to reconnect with nature and help others appreciate the beauty of France.
Laurence is passionate about nature whilst Daniel’s passion is mountain running and music. Together they were drawn to La du Pecher for its pristine scenery, seasonal climate and abundance of nature
Laurence & Daniel
Laurence and Daniel can't wait to meet you!
How To Get There
Due to the remote location a car is essential to get to the ecolodge and discover the area
Fly - Clermont-Ferrand Airport is approximately a one hour drive away with connections from Paris and Ireland. For more route options and direct flights from the UK, Lyon Airport is a 3 hour drive.
Train - Take the train from Clermont-Ferrand from Paris. From there take the train to Neussargues is 10 km. From there you will need to hire a car or take a taxi to reach the ecolodge
Drive - GPS coordinates: N 45 ° 11’ 12’’ - E 2 ° 52’ 58’’.
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