Luberon Vacation Rental with Private Spa, Provence

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom


Welcome to our new holiday cottage 'La Bastide des Grandes Terres' in the Vaucluse region between Avignon and Aix en Provence !


The villa is situated in a quiet area, but only a kilometre away from the centre of Mérindol, a charming village with all local amenities in the heart of Provence. The village is ideally located in Luberon's regional natural park and is close to several other villages and recognised natural sites. It is also less than an hour away from the Mediterranean Coast

The Cottage

Set within large enclosed grounds (6600 m²), the cottage lies at the foot of the hill 'le petit Luberon, ' which overlooks the Durance river and Pont Royal golf course. The gardens boast many Mediterranean plants – olive and cypress trees as well as vines, oleanders and lavender

The gîte is part of a shared property and is the building on the right as you view the pictures. The gîte's terrace is 50m² and is separated from the owners' terrace by a 'living wall. '

Your accomodation

The 100m² cottage can accommodate 5-7 guests and includes :
- a bright and airy conservatory with Jacuzzi
- a large living space including kitchen, dining and living areas with a comfortable double sofa bed and fireplace to keep you warm on those cooler evenings in winter
- one bedroom with double bed & a shower
- second bedroom with three single beds
- bathroom with twin sinks, bath and shower
- large vine-shaded terrace
- gated access to the property and carport

To make your stay enjoyable, the cottage is equipped with the following new, quality appliances :
- private SPA for 5 people with water heated to 37°C (hot tub whirlpool)
- flat screen television with DVD/DivX player
- CD/MP3 player and radio
- dishwasher, Senseo coffee machine, electric hob, oven and microwave oven
- washing machine
- internet access
- sun loungers
- Weber barbecue
- terrace table and chairs
- multi-coloured atmospheric lighting – in Jacuzzi area and on the terrace
- baby items are available on request: high chair, travel cot, safety gate, children's cutlery, plates etc,
- bed linen, tea towels, hand towels and bath towels are also provided

On-Site services

A personal welcome by your hosts
An extensive range of tourist information is available, including IGN maps (the French equivalent of the UK's Ordnance Survey)
A shared enclosed & heated swimming pool (11m by 6m) surrounded by terrace and lawns on which sun loungers are available in sunny or shaded areas
A children's play area, pétanque, badminton…
With access to our organic kitchen garden, you can prepare meals with fresh vegetables from sun-kissed climes
A variety of areas where you can relax, read or take a nap - hammock, sun loungers, bench etc

Leasure activities in the Surrounding area

A large selection of walks and hikes from Merindol (GR6 and 97, Luberon, ornithological observatory) and further afield in the Alpilles, Mount Sainte Victoire, the Camargue and the creeks of Cassis
Bike and mountain bike routes: The village is situated on the 236km long Véloroute (bike route)
6 golf courses within 40 kms of the gîte; of which the Mallemort Pont Royal golf course is the nearest (7 km)
Tennis courts (Mérindol)
Horse-riding (Mérindol)
Fishing (Mérindol)
Canoeing / Kayaking ( Lauris)
Rock climbing (Cavaillon, Buoux)
Mediterranean Sea (Sausset les Pins, Carry le Rouet, Cassis and its creeks)
Tree climbing, quad biking, paintballing, maze, parks and zoos
Tourist sites (the many cliff top villages in the Lubéron, Alpilles, Camargue, Provence regions)
5 restaurants all within walking distance
Provincial, farmer and evening markets
Gastronomic delights (wine, olive oils, melon, honey, cheeses, confectionery…)
Shopping – local producers, local shops, supermarkets and shopping centres
Cultural sites (museums, abbeys, gardens)
Festivals (Avignon, La Roque d'Anthéron, Aix en Provence)
Going out (Clubs, cinemas, theatres, Equestrian show) and local festivities

New rental opening on June 2011 !
We also have a new rental since June 2012 ("Alpilles")


  • Internet
  • Pool
  • Parking
  • A/C
  • TV
  • Laundry
  • Dishwasher
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub


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