This 5-star luxury hotel is located right on the beachfront at La Baule. It features indoor and outdoor sea-water pools, sauna and fitness centre, as well as a pool-side bar. Guest rooms at the Hermitage Barriere have been designed by the decorator Jacques Garcia. All rooms are air-conditioned and equipped with a minibar and cable TV. Some rooms also have large terraces overlooking the sea. The Barriere has several restaurants, where guests can enjoy refined and traditional French cuisine. There is also a salad bar at the pool-side Bar Les Evens, open until midnight. Hermitage Barriere is less than a 10-minute drive from Pornichet and a 20-minute drive from Saint-Nazaire. The hotel provides bicycles free of charge.