Le Mas de la Rose
- At a Glance
- Our Review
A complimentary bottle of wine.
Fabulous rustic retreat in pastoral Provence
A little piece of provencal heaven, Le Mas de la Rose is set among olive and pine groves in a lavender-laced Van Gogh landscape at the foot of the Alpilles.
Know It All
Hit the spot
Close to the village of Eygalières, near St Rémy de Provence.
Come here for...
? Honeymoon stays. ? A chic and idyllic spot for exploring Provence. ? Acres of lawned and wooded grounds. ? The outdoor pool and jacuzzi.
There are lovely gardens with a tennis court and golf range, an outdoor pool and jacuzzi, and bicycles for guests’ use. DVDs can be loaned from the library and there's wi-fi in the public areas.
Good to know
Travelling with friends? There's a stylish two-bedroom apartment in the grounds.
Eight rooms and suites
Air conditioned rooms have internet access and flatscreen TVs, Cote Bastide toiletries and fluffy robes. Some have a terrace or garden.
Honeymooners adore Room 14, with its antique rolltop bath and carved wooden bed. Room 4 has an intimate terrace, Room 2 has great views over the pool, and Room 9 has a private patio.
Eat & Drink
The restaurant opens in season and dinners are cooked to order. It’s generally a set table d’hôte menu though specific likes and dislikes are catered for. Dishes are seasonal and packed with provencal favourites – try local roasted lamb with olive tapenade, ravioli with langoustines or marinaded artichoke hearts.
Breakfast is served on a sunny terrace or in the pretty breakfast room, and light lunches – salads, quiches and sandwiches – can be eaten poolside.
Served until 11am. Choose from a buffet table laden with fresh pastries, cheeses, cereals and fresh fruit, with eggs cooked to order.
Available for breakfast.
See & Do
Explore the nearby Alpilles hills by bike or on foot, play pétanque or tennis in the grounds (lessons can be arranged), or simply lounge by the pool. Nearby towns to explore include St Rémy-de-Provence (great for its market and many restaurants) and the clifftop village of Les Baux de Provence, with its little galleries and squares.
A day in ancient Arles – once home to Van Gogh – is a must, while antique hunters should head for L’Isle de la Sorgue, with its hundreds of weekend stalls. Avignon, the Camargue and the pretty villages of the Luberon are also within easy reach.
Book a de-stressing Shiatsu massage or physio session through reception for the ultimate wind-down.
Tap your foot at the lively Luberon Jazz Festival.
There’s a packed theatre and music calendar at the Aix en Provence Music Festival.
Tune into a riot of music, theatre, food and party atmosphere at the Avignon Festival.
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ESSENTIAL INFORates Guide
EUR 190 - 350Check In
MiddayMinimum Night Stay
Closed most of January – FebruaryAir Conditioning
Yes – all roomsChildren
Welcome. Cots and extra beds can be provided, and babysitting can be arranged with a local nanny. Special rates for children.Pets
Yes – it’s a lovely spot for a wedding, and you’ll need to book the Mas on an exclusive basis. Up to 110 guests can be catered for in the open-sided barn in the grounds.
Route d’Eygalières, 13660 Orgon.Parking
There is plenty of free guest parking.Trains
Avignon – 20km or Aix-en-Provence. Both towns are served by high-speed TGV trains, with a journey time from London of around six hours.Taxis
EUR 150 from Marseille, EUR 85 from Avignon.Airport
Marseille – 49km; or Nimes – 65km. EasyJet flies to Marseille from London Gatwick and Bristol, while Ryanair flies to Nimes from London Luton.