Dream glamping in a lodge tent in the south of France
Perhaps you’ve never been glamping and don’t know what it is?
The word comes from the contraction between “glamour” and “camping”; it refers to a stay in the great outdoors 🌲 without the rudimentary aspects of camping.
In this Cotton lodge tent in the heart of nature, you benefit from a comfortable interior of almost 30 m², furnished and equipped, with a covered terrace, which can accommodate up to 5 people.
- 1 adult room
with bed 160×200 cm
- 1 children’s / friends’ bedroom
2 single 80×200 cm bunk beds
1 single bed 80×200 cm
- 1 sanitary bathroom and toilet nearby
- 1 kitchenette with 2-burner hob, fridge-freezer, kettle, toaster, crockery set
- 1 living room opening onto terrace
- tables, chairs, ottomans and benches
- 10m² semi-covered terrace
- Sheltered outdoor table
- Selective waste sorting
Rates & availability
It’s the perfect opportunity to come with family or friends 💛 and discover the Occitanie region, and more particularly Ariège and its treasures.
From Cathar castles to medieval towns, from discoveries of underground caves dating back over 20 million years to local culinary delights 🍴 from nature sports to paragliding air baptisms, you’re sure to find your stay too short.
Especially as you can spend your vacations accompanied by your dog 🐕.
Well-designed, the Cotton lodge tent is a haven of peace when you return from your activities, and lets you rediscover the soothing sounds and rhythms of nature.
No vis-à-vis, except with trees and animals.
Enjoy the experience and pleasure of camping in the comfort of fully equipped accommodation.
A lodge tent for a very “natural” vacation in Occitanie
The Cotton Nature lodge tent, the perfect glamping vacation!
The latest stage in the evolution of camping, glamping, a word created from the contraction of “camping” and “glamour”, combines the pleasure of an outdoor stay with the comfort of a vacation rental.
Spacious and elegant, the Cotton Nature lodge tent is emblematic of this new trend.
The Cotton Nature lodge tent lives up to its name: a green cocoon surrounds the lodge tent, creating an intimate setting that’s as close to nature as you can get.
Birds and butterflies are your closest neighbors!
Here, no more awkwardly pitched tents or crowded interiors: the Cotton Nature lodge tent offers space and comfort worthy of 3-star accommodation.
So the Cotton Nature lodge tent is not pitched on the ground, but on a comfortable, insulating wooden floor.
Tent fabric is breathable, pleasant to the touch, and allows you to feel good inside while remaining connected to the outside world: that’s the secret of successful glamping!
Lost in a lush, green setting, the Cotton Nature lodge tent offers a truly exceptional, not to say luxurious, setting for your stay.
To see for yourself, just spend a moment on the terrace of the 10m² Cotton Nature lodge tent.
In total privacy, provided by the branches of nearby trees and accompanied by birdsong, the day passes peacefully in the shade under the protective tent.
Evenings are just as pleasant, in the gentle Ariège climate…
This corner of nature is yours for the vacations: La Serre eco-camping has all the space needed to keep the pitches isolated from each other.
Comfortable lodge tent for your vacation in Ariège
If the terrace is a particularly pleasant place to gather around the dining table, you can’t tell the difference between indoors and outdoors when the entrance to the Cotton Nature lodge tent is wide open.
Real camping life!
Storage, furniture, flooring – wood is omnipresent in the layout of your lodge tent.
Free wifi access is available everywhere around the campsite reception.
The living room is at one with the terrace, and benefits from large windows to further aerate the space.
This is also where you’ll find the kitchen, fully equipped for self-sufficiency during your vacations: 2-burner hob, coffee maker, assorted crockery, fridge… and don’t forget the barbecue, a must for those lovely summer evenings!
Thanks to its spaciousness and well-thought-out layout, the Cotton Nature lodge tent can accommodate up to 5 people in total.
The 34m² lodge tent has two bedrooms: an adult room with a double bed, and a second children’s/friends’ room with three single beds, two of which are bunk beds.
In true camping spirit, the toilet is just a stone’s throw from the Cotton Nature lodge tent, in one of the spacious sanitary blocks: impeccably clean, hygiene is at the top of the campsite’s list of priorities.
Family or romantic getaway in a lodge tent
The comfortable, top-of-the-range layout of the Cotton Nature lodge tent makes it possible to plan any type of stay at La Serre campsite.
This accommodation is just as suitable for family vacations with children as it is for nature getaways with friends, and makes a spacious cosy nest for a romantic getaway.
La Serre eco-campsite is open from April 01 to October 31, to coincide with the warm weather in the Occitanie region. During this period, depending on your preferred season, you can opt for a weekend in the countryside, a one or two-week outdoor vacation, a month on site or even longer: the Cotton Nature lodge tent is open to you.
3-star lodge tent accommodation in a green campsite
The Cotton Nature lodge tent offers all the comforts of a 3-star ecological campsite, La Serre.
The quality of the service, the availability and the ever-present smile, the environmentally-friendly features, all contribute to making your stay a pleasant and relaxing one.
It’s hardly surprising that both the Cotton Nature tent lodge and the La Serre green campsite are garnering rave reviews all over the Internet: the Tripadvisor certificate of excellence is a clear winner!
In this human-scale establishment, the facilities are a real plus, adding to the natural setting.
Young and old alike will be quick to notice the eco-campsite’s large swimming pool, just a stone’s throw from the Cotton Nature lodge tent.
In fine weather, temperatures rise in Ariège, and the sun is always generous: what could be more pleasant than a dip in the large pool to escape the heat?
Perhaps the whirlpool session, for complete relaxation?
All around the pool, deckchairs are arranged for shade or sunbathing.
You can relax with peace of mind, as the pool is fully child-safe, with a shallow paddling pool.
Guests of the Cotton Nature lodge tent will also have access to all the eco-camping facilities, including the playground with its soccer, volleyball and badminton pitches, or the kids’ club dedicated to the little ones.
A game of table soccer or ping-pong is also a must!
Generally speaking, everything is done at La Serre green campsite to facilitate every aspect of your stay in a Cotton Nature lodge tent.
There’s a launderette to keep your wardrobe fresh, a grocery store to stock up on delicious local produce, a restaurant to eat in or take away, and a fresh bread and croissant service every morning… to be enjoyed on the terrace of your lodge tent!
For the conviviality and socializing so dear to campers’ hearts, head for the eco-camping campsite’s nerve center, the bar: this is where cosmopolitan residents gather for an ice cream or a drink, in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere typical of the Ariège region.
Glamping in a lodge tent at an eco-friendly campsite
Respect for nature is paramount at a green campsite.
More than just a camping pitch, the Cotton Nature lodge tent is set in a lush green environment in the heart of nature: you’ll quickly realize that here at La Serre eco-camping, special attention is paid to the environment.
The establishment is strongly committed to green and responsible tourism.
Just a stone’s throw from the small Occitan village of Aigues-Vives, in the heart of the Ariège countryside, the 10.5-hectare estate blends perfectly into its surroundings, with its neighbor, a farm of organic sheep!
In the Cotton Nature lodge tent, as in the whole campsite, the ecological footprint is reduced as much as possible in order to preserve the environment: the comfort and well-being of glamping is good, while respecting nature is even better!
Your lodge tent is fully lit with low-energy bulbs, and the green campsite is self-sufficient in electricity thanks to its photovoltaic panels: that’s how much the sun shines here in Occitanie!
In the same spirit, no chemical products or pollutants are used in the upkeep of the campsite and sanitary facilities, while everything is provided for waste sorting: paper, glass and packaging each have their own bin in the Cotton Nature lodge tent, and bio-bins are provided for composting.
Simple gestures that protect the environment every day.
So much so that nature flourishes impressively all around the Cotton Nature lodge tent: exploring this wooded estate, where spaces remain unmowed to enhance the health of the ecosystem, becomes an activity in its own right.
The attentive eye, for example, will discover numerous orchids, some twenty species of which grow here and there on the campsite’s dry, sunny lawns.
Birds are also constant companions at La Serre green campsite: the entire estate has even been classified as an LPO© nature reserve by the Ligue de Protection des Oiseaux (League for the Protection of Birds)!
It’s an environment that also seems conducive to butterflies, which are the pride of La Serre ecological campsite: from the terrace of the Cotton Nature lodge tent, many of them, with their colorful wings, pay you a visit.
A natural refuge where peace and quiet reign, La Serre eco-camping and its lodge tents offer every guarantee of respect for the environment, for a responsible vacation.
Fabulous vacations in Ariège and Cathar country
Enjoying an excellent location in the heart of the Ariège region in the south of France, La Serre eco-campsite and Cotton Nature lodge tent are the ideal starting point for exploring this hilly region at the foot of the Pyrenees.
The Ariège is a region of heritage, with many places of interest to discover within an hour’s drive of camping vert La Serre.
Excursions abound, notably to medieval towns such as the famous Carcassonne, a UNESCO World Heritage site, or nearby Mirepoix with its half-timbered houses.
We’re right in the heart of Cathar country, so castles are at the top of the must-visit list: the castles of Montségur, Arques, Puivert, Lagarde or Foix… lovers of architecture and beautiful natural sites are in for a treat!
Another special feature of the Ariege region is its archaeological caves, such as the Niaux cave, with its prehistoric paintings open to the public, or the underground river at Labouiche, for a unique troglodyte cruise on the Venice of the Ariege!
Another unmissable facet of the region’s heritage is its Occitan gastronomy.
To discover it, visit the local markets and producers, and bring back delicious local produce to cook in your lodge tent: organic fruit and vegetables, famous charcuterie, honeys, jams…
Good restaurants also serve regional specialities with a southern accent, earthy and generous, accompanied by AOC wines of character: Ariège also offers a culinary voyage.
(AOC wines = Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée wines)
Numerous hikes from your lodge tent
Vacations in the Ariège region are always about filling up, and that’s just as well, because that’s also the theme of glamping in a Cotton Nature lodge tent!
As soon as you enter the La Serre ecological campsite, you’ll find hiking trails that let you explore the surrounding area at your own pace.
In all, there are 40 signposted routes to explore on foot or by bike.
We’ll keep you close to the thrills of nature with activities like accrobranche (tree climbing), caving, rafting, canoeing and kayaking, and even more, paragliding!
All you need to put together a great vacation program.