Les Magnolias is a small-scale holiday destination. We offer you lots of space in our accommodation and on our extensive grounds at the riverbanks of the Dordogne.
Tom & Sieta Plantinga
Welcome to the Dordogne!
We would like to welcome you to Les Magnolias, located at the edge of the “bastide” Lalinde, founded by Henri III Plantagenet in 1267. You will find our domain of 2.5 hectares on the banks of the Dordogne river.
Les Magnolias is located in an authentic setting where time seems to have stood still. Once you enter by the big gate, you are in our fully enclosed park with beautiful old magnolia, cedar and oak trees. You will find many seating areas in the sun or in the shade. You can ,after you have checked in at the reception, park your car in our private parking for guests.The swimming pool (17 x 7 m) has a lovely view of the river, it has extensive terraces and is surrounded by palm and olive trees. The pool is filled with water from our own source. It is a unique oasis of peace. Behind the swimming pool you will find a terrace with lounge corner and bamboebar. The pool, bar and park are overnight attractively illuminated and invite you to enjoy until the early hours. WIFI is available in the total accommodation. Inside and outside on your (private) terrace, by the pool and in the lounge area.
Fancy something else? Are you looking for a unique holiday experience with your family or friends? Our authentic Mansion , located on the river in a charming town, offers this opportunity now!
Our Maison de Maitre, a romantic riverside mansion from the 18th century, has recently been renovated into a boutique style chambre d’hotes accomodation. The adjacent building was used as a tobacco warehouse and is now converted into a holiday home complex.
Les Magnolias is our dream come true. We have four generous guest rooms for our B & B guests and six tastefully furnished holiday homes.
Just 200 metres from Les Magnolias you will find a large supermarket where you can get all your daily needs including your English newspaper.
From Les Magnolias it is less than a 10-minute walk to the main square of the typical bastide town of Lalinde. Lalinde is a charming region center with friendly and helpful people and many facilities and activities. There is a tourist office, a pleasant shopping street ,an old town center, supermarkets, restaurants, banks, post office, bike rental 400 meter, cafes, terraces, delicatessen and wine shop. Every week on Thursday and Saturday morning there is a market with something for everyone.
Within a circle of 20 minutes by car, you will find restaurants in all price ranges, by a good 3 course meal for 20 euros to high-level gastronomy with
Les Magnolias is located in the tourist heart (the golden triangle) of the Dordogne and offers the ideal base to explore the surrounding area. It’s up to you how you want to enjoy the peace and quiet, the history, or even an active holiday. We also have a perfect central location for several trips with children. Within an hour you will be at the top sites and attractions!
Les Magnolias is a wonderful base for a multitude of (group) activities: spoiling yourself with beauty & wellness, enjoy a wine tasting and terroir tour, house-hunting, discovering the beauty of the Dordogne Valley by bike, an unforgettable wedding, you name it.
Our motto is : ‘everything is possible, nothing is obliged ‘. We love to organize all-inclusive packages for you.
Lalinde, Its location just 23 kilometers from Aéroport de Bergerac -Romanière makes it easy and quickly accessible for all our international guests. Also within a two hours drive are the airports from Bordeaux and Limoges. We are easily accessible by train. Lalinde has its own train station on the main route between Bordeaux and Sarlat.
Enjoy the tranquility on a sunny terrace, have a delicious breakfast outside one on of the terraces, look at the stunning view of the ever changing nature of the Dordogne river, go strolling along the banks of the river with swans and weeping willows, take a swim in our attractive pool, listen to the croaking frogs and chirping crickets in the evening, play Jeu de Boule, a ballgame, under old trees …
“Les Magnolias is a place where you can relax and stay in a personal and friendly atmosphere.”
We warmly welcome you throughout the year.