Set in the Marais Poitevins area, this 3-star hotel is just 21.7 miles from La Rochelle. Surrounded by park and forest, it offers an outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers on its terrace. The rooms at Relais de la Forêt feature a private balcony with views of the park or woods. Decorated in neutral tones, each one also had free Wi-Fi access and a TV. A buffet breakfast is served every morning and packed lunches can be prepared. You can also relax in the bar with an aperitif before sampling traditional cuisine made from fresh produce. A library, 2 tennis courts and a pool table are some of the other facilities at the hotel. Private parking is free on site and Surgères Train Station is a 15-minute drive away.