This site is dedicated to Notre Reve, our holiday home in Port Guillaume, a resort in Dives-sur-Mer, a quaint village on the Channel coast (Cote Fleurie) in Normandy, France. This area, steeped in history, is an ideal holiday destination for discriminating travelers the world around. We are now accepting bookings for Notre Reve for the 2011 season. Notre Reve is a two-bedroom, self-catering holiday condo (sleeping 6) located in Dives-sur-Mer – in the department of Calvados, in the Basse-Normandie (Lower Normandy) region of France, on the coast of the English Channel. Our condo is in the Les Marines section of a new resort development called Port Guillaume. Neighboring towns on either side are Cabourg and Houlgate, both of which have casinos and lovely beaches (the Cabourg beach is a 200 meter walk from Port Guillaume via a foot bridge).
About a two-hour drive from Paris, and twenty minutes from Normandy's capital city Caen, and the historic D-Day beaches and Memorial, Dives-sur-Mer was the embarkation point for William the Conqueror's invasion of England in 1066. Twenty minutes west is the town of Ouistreham, where a car ferry runs from Portsmouth, England. Dives-sur-Mer is just over a three-hour drive from Calais, where the Channel Tunnel terminates. An S.N.C.F. station right inside Port Guillaume allows one to catch a train to (and from) Paris — a little over two hours to the Gare St. Lazare!