Bastide des Oliviers in Provence

From $2,512 / night

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  • 11 bedrooms
  • 10 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 22
  • Villa

"Prestigious home boasting hotel standard services.

You benefit from hotel standard services: laundry, bed linen, towels, a welcome basket, cosmetic products, concierge services, and a complementary cleaning service, 2 hours daily. Services available: grocery shopping, accompaniment by the porter to the train station or the airport, homemade Provençal cooking and home service from the chef.

Right in the heart of the Crau region, in a unique steppe between Camargue and Alpilles, lies la Bastide des Oliviers. Step into this exceptional property set in 300 hectares of land, and at the end of a lane bordered by sycamores more than 100 years old, ...Read more


Bastide des Oliviers in Provence
Saint-Martin-de-Crau, Provence, France

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Additional Location Information

La Bastide des Oliviers boasts an exceptional setting : the property is located in the Crau region, which is both protected and unique in France, made up of steppes with a huge range of flora and fauna. It’s the perfect place to go for a stroll.

Offering varying climates and different types of terrain, the regions surrounding the Crau are also awe-inspiring and varied. In the west you’ll find la Camargue, the amazing watery land where you can discover on horseback the charms of the marshes, forests and rice fields. To the north les Alpilles rise up, a range of little mountains where you’ll enjoy hiking amongst rivers, canals, olive groves and outcrops of white rock.

Lovers of urban tourism, however, will not be out of step. The region includes cultural, historical and architectural treasures. Just kilometres away lie some of the most beautiful villages in France like Baux de Provence or Saint Rémy de Servanne, or lose yourself in the old town of Arles, famous for its Roman and Romanesque buildings, in world heritage sites, such as les Arènes, or for its little Provençal streets. A dozen kilometres further away, discover Aix en Provence, capital of Provence, city of a thousand fountains, Avignon, its colour-filled festival and the majestic Popes’ palace, Marseille, the multi-cultural European capital of culture, or even Montpellier, with its exceptionally well-preserved city center.

From a practical perspective, just minutes away you can find all the little shops you need for everyday living (supermarket, bakery, etc.) The local gastronomy, strong in flavour and in colour, will make its way onto your plate in any one of the numerous charming regional restaurants. Last but not least, leisure activities aren’t lacking in the area either, just a couple of minutes is enough time to reach the cinema, the terrace of a bar, the theatre or the golf club.

More About This Location

Mountain nearby, Rural retreats, Warm winter getaways

Getting There

Nearest ferry port: Marseille, 27 miles
Nearest train station: Avignon TGV, 28 miles
Nearest airport: Nimes , 27 miles
Car is essential


Last updated on March 02, 2015
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  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
  • Iron
  • Towels Provided
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Central heating
  • Hair dryer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
Phone / Internet
  • Internet Access
  • Wireless Internet
Pool / Spa
  • Private outdoor pool (unheated)
Property Features
  • Parking
  • Grill
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Stove or Oven
  • Kettle
  • Microwave
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite or cable TV
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Pet friendly - no
  • Smoking allowed - ask
  • Suitable for children - yes
  • Suitable for the elderly - ask
  • Wheelchair accessible - no

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