Private Island In France Is Available For Rent, You Won’t Believe The Cost

If you’re looking for an inexpensive coastal getaway in France, skip the hostels and cheap motels: there’s something so much better. And you won’t believe it’s only $200 for a weekend.

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What’s included in that $200? Oh, just your very own island.

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The cottage is the Ile Louët, a lighthouse on a rocky island in the middle of the Morlaix Bay in Brittany, France.

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The lighthouse was built in 1857 when lighthouse keepers would live on the island with their families to keep constant nighttime vigil on the lights.

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In the 1960s, the lighthouse became automated and there wasn’t a need for entire families to stay isolated on the island. But the cottage remains.

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But you won’t be too far from civilization; the island is only 0.2 miles away from Brittany’s coast of Carantec.

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The cottage has the perfect mix of old-school charm…

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And modern design.

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Although be warned that you won’t have hot water for your stay. (But hey, it’s only a weekend, right? You’ve always got the option of a good old-fashioned sponge bath.)

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Follow these gorgeous winding steps all the way to the top of the lighthouse.

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Or take a nap in the quiet serenity of an island with nobody around to disturb your slumber.

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It’s the perfect place to unplug and unwind. With no wifi, you’ll have a blissful weekend completely away from your barrage of emails.

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A quaint cobblestone patio is the perfect place to fire up the grill and listen to the sounds of the sea.

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You’ll also have a perfect view of the Château du Taureau (Castle of Taurus), built in 1520 and today a historic monument.

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You can arrange your own sea travels to the island or you can hire a local sailor to ferry you out to the island.

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This sunset view is almost other-worldly.

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It’s been called one of France’s “Dreamiest bed & Breakfasts.” It’s not hard to see why.

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