The Happy Hamlet

Fauroux, France


What's Included

  • nights at The Happy Hamlet
  • 3 daily meals
  • Transportation to and from the airport
  • Swimming at the (natural) pool
  • Hiking on the property
  • Sauna

The Accommodations

An old farm. Endless nature around. Centuries-old stone buildings.
A sauna in a barrel. A natural swimming pool.
Secret spots and special hideaways. Tranquil ambiance. Happy people.
Relaxing, refreshing - and fun.
Good food from the garden. Green around and green in mind.
Good for you.

Oh and you should also know that

A “typical” retreat center. A luxury anything. A trendy anything.
A standard anything. Anything that isn’t good for you.


☆☆☆☆☆ "Once you arrive you never ever want to leave! The most beautiful place, the most warm hearted & kind hostess, the most caring service, the most delicious food.. i still miss those tomatoes from the close by farm! French farmhouse Living at it's best. Bisous to Suska, I will be back!" -- Satu

☆☆☆☆☆ "Heaven on earth are great people, warm hearts, caring and genuine hospitality, room decoration and the cosy feeling - this is what Happy Hamlet is made from! Come for a retreat, for meditation, for touching the nature and the French cuisine and have this all with grace and style!"-- Snejana

☆☆☆☆☆ "I was privileged to spend 5 amazing days at The Happy Hamlet last summer, and I'm positive that there is no place happier on Earth than this! Suska and Nico, who own this little gem, are both such a hospitable and friendly people, that you'll feel instantly that you finally found your way home ❤️ The location is right in the middle of the most beautiful countryside ever, and you are surrounded by the total tranquillity and peace of mind. It's a true paradise for everybody who is searching a place where you can just... be." -- Elina

Getting There

Round-trip transportation to and from Toulouse-Blagnac (TLS) is included on the first and last day of the trip. It takes 1 hour 15 minutes to get to the venue from the airport.

Daily Meals

  • Breakfast included
  • Lunch included
  • Dinner included

Dietary Options

  • Vegetarian Meals
  • Vegan Meals
  • Gluten-Free Meals
  • Fish & Meat


  • 220 volt outlets
  • Accessible kitchen for guest cooking classes
  • Classroom/Deck for yoga & fitness
  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Hair dryers
  • Hot water
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities for self-service
  • On-site driver
  • Pool
  • Sound system for instructor use in yoga/fitness space
  • Towels

Fitness & Yoga Equipment

  • 12  Yoga Mats
  • 20  Yoga Blocks
  • 12  Yoga Bolsters
  • 20  Towels
  • 5  Full Sets Of Free Weights
  • 3  Physio Balls
  • 2  Jump Ropes

Room & Guest Capacity

  • Up to 12 Guests
  • 5 Rooms

The Rooms

Triple Room 2 available

Sleeps up to 3, Contains 3 twin beds

  • The Triple Room has a beautiful bathroom with Moroccan cement tiles and a window, along with enough space to have a morning coffee in the room. The beds are 1 king size double bed (European size 190cmx200cm) and 1 standard single bed (single bed European size 90cmx200cm) or 3 standard single beds.

Double Room 3 available

Sleeps up to 2, Contains 2 twin beds

  • The Double Room has two twin beds that can form a king bed if needed. There is a beautiful bathroom with Moroccan cement tiles and a window, along with enough space to have a morning coffee in the room. (The beds are 1 king size double bed (European size 190cmx200cm) OR 2 standard single beds (single bed European size 90cmx200cm)). 

    This room may be converted to accommodate 3 guests on request.

About the Area

What's Nearby

We’re surrounded by 13 hectares of our own land with forests, prairies, bamboo trees, fields and gardens - numerous secret nooks with hammocks and green hideaways for you to enjoy. The diversity of the Hamlet outdoors is something we ourselves enjoy the most! Forget about the noise pollution, here the only sound distractions would be.. well.. a concert by the frogs from the lake below joined by the sonata of the grasshoppers. Or something in the tunes of that. And the owl has something to say every now and then.

We'll make both day-trips as well as shorter visits, details depending on the theme of the retreat. A must are the visits to local vineyards in the Cahors area, the only Malbec producer region in France - we cannot miss the wine tasting while you visit! A few minutes away from us, the lovely "La Ferme de Lacontal" will open their doors behind the scene for us to see how their wonderful lavender products are actually made (seasonal: spring/early summer). All is bio and produced by one family. For the more adventurous we can take you literally "up in the air" at the nearby School of Parachutism (you will have to come down by yourself though). If you wish, we can have Karline, a basket weaver from the village, host you an afternoon tutorial on how to make your own countryside souvenir back home. We need to also visit the Hamlet's previous owners who still continue making their goat cheese. They still do all manually to be sold at one market weekly only. People come from far away for this treat and it is why we’ll also visit the farmers’ market at Montaigu de Quercy. And we didn't even mention yet Lauzerte. This beautiful medieval site is named on the official list as "one of the most beautiful villages in France". Trust us, this is not all.

Nearby Food

The venue provides ALL inclusive packages meaning all the meals, drinks and snacks. No matter when in the season you visit, we'll always have yummies in our garden for you to enjoy: tomatoes, salads, onions, garlic, peppers, green beans, peas, aubergine, courgette and potatoes and all the herbs. Truffle and wild asparagus hide in our woods (don't tell anyone!). Fruit trees with figs, walnuts and hazelnuts, almonds, apples, pears, peaches, plums and cherries - even olives. None of ours as perfect-colored or shaped as they come in the supermarkets - but we can assure you that the fresh tomato from the vine or a fig from a tree will be a treat!

Nearby Airports

Toulouse-Blagnac (TLS)

  2 Reviews   

  • Dorothea
  • Verified Guest
  • Sep 04 2018

Excellent great property and wonderful owner and hosts - Suska and Nico.

  • Yogini
  • Ambassador
  • Sep 03 2018

Amazing! I can’t wait to go back!

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