Our green commitments

At Domaine de Vieux-Mareuil, we take pride in crafting an unparalleled luxury holiday experience, seamlessly blending the intimacy of a private estate with the services of a 5-star hotel. However, our commitment extends far beyond delivering an exquisite escape; it embodies a profound dedication to sustainability and eco-friendliness. Our mission transcends traditional hosting; it is centered on preserving and enhancing the innate beauty that envelops our four splendid estates.

ittle organic/bio/permaculture garden

Permaculture Vegetable Garden

Step into the heart of our commitment to sustainability with our permaculture vegetable garden. Here, our private chef is not only an artist in the kitchen but also a cultivator of fresh, organic produce. From crisp greens to vibrant herbs, our chef has the privilege of handpicking the finest ingredients directly from our garden, ensuring a farm-to-table experience that is both delectable and sustainable.

Misty autumn forest

Forest Maintenance

In recognizing the vital role forests play in maintaining ecological balance, we undertake responsible forest management practices. By preserving and nurturing the lush landscapes around our estates, we contribute to the health of the environment and offer our guests an immersive experience in the beauty of untouched nature.

Microfiltered Still and Sparkling Water Fountain

In our quest to eliminate single-use plastics, we provide our guests with a microfiltered water fountain offering both still and sparkling water options. This initiative not only reduces plastic waste but also encourages a mindful approach to hydration, aligning with our commitment to environmental responsibility.

Our commitment to sustainability isn’t just a mission statement; it’s ingrained in our
company values. Ensuring the preservation and enhancement of the natural beauty surrounding our four splendid estates is at the heart of what we stand for.

Client shops in zero waste grocery store

Partnerships with Local Producers

We believe in supporting the communities that nurture us. Domaine de Vieux-Mareuil proudly forges partnerships with local producers, creating a network that sustains the regional economy and reduces the carbon footprint associated with transportation. By sourcing our ingredients locally, we not only ensure freshness but also contribute to the
vitality of the areas surrounding our estates.

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On-Site Laundry and Wastewater Recovery

We prioritize sustainability even in the most routine aspects of our operations. Our on-site laundry facilities are equipped with energy-efficient technologies, reducing water and energy consumption. Additionally, we invest in wastewater recovery systems to minimize our environmental impact, ensuring that our operations are as eco-friendly as possible.

Cozy burning fireplace and candles in dark evening room

Self sufficient heating

By sourcing wood from our own forests and implementing efficient heating systems, we minimize reliance on non-renewable energy sources, ensuring a warm and inviting atmosphere for our guests while preserving the environment.

Fresh honey on the beehive


As advocates for biodiversity, we maintain beehives on our estates. These beehives not only contribute to the preservation of pollinator populations but also support local ecosystems.
By providing habitats for bees, we play a role in safeguarding the delicate balance of nature while enjoying the sweet rewards of honey produced on-site.

Red deer stag in morning autumn mist

Preservation of Wildlife and Flora

Our commitment extends beyond our estates to the preservation of the natural wonders that surround us. We take great care to protect the local wildlife and flora, creating a harmonious coexistence that allows both our guests and nature to thrive in unison.

Artisan Lute Maker Chiseling Classical Guitar

Local Sourcing

Embracing the richness of our surroundings, we consciously choose to source materials and furnishings locally. This not only adds a distinctive touch to the interiors of our estates but also supports local artisans and minimizes the carbon footprint associated with long-distance transportation.

Renewable energy of solar panels. Solar panels on a background of blue sky.

Solar panels

In our commitment to harnessing renewable energy sources, Domaine de Vieux-Mareuil has invested in solar panels. These panels not only provide clean energy to power our
operations but also reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

Insect hotel front view

Insect houses

In our commitment to promoting biodiversity, Domaine de Vieux-Mareuil has installed insect houses across our properties. These purpose-built habitats provide shelter and nesting sites for insects, such as solitary bees and ladybugs, which play crucial roles in pollination and pest control. By creating welcoming environments for these essential creatures, we enhance the resilience of our ecosystems and contribute to the overall health
of our environment.