Beautiful Mas near Arles with private pool, romantic patio and yoga studio.
This Provençal Mas (farmhouse) near Arles is as charming as can be. It is overflowing with wonderful, sheltered terraces, various nooks to relax in, and lush, Mediterranean vegetation. You will have all the privacy you need and can kick back and relax. The large swimming pool deeper in the garden or the lovely bath on the courtyard patio both offer wonderful ways to cool off. The patio also features an outdoor kitchen with a large dining table. The interior is sleek and stylish with artistic and regional details. The Mas is fully furnished. Bedding is on hand and included, Wi-Fi is free, and there is a study and a yoga area. The Mas is a detached home for the most part – one exit is adjacent to the outer wall of the neighbours’ house. The fencing and walls of your garden prevent any visibility, so you will have plenty of privacy. The area around Arles is famous from the paintings of Vincent van Gogh, who fell in love the stunning natural surroundings of the Les Alpilles mountains and picturesque Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Be sure to ride along the small roads and visit the many villages. The caves at the town of Baux-de-Provence come highly recommended. In these caves, famous paintings are projected onto the rock walls using light (Carrières de Lumières). It is a magnificent sight! On the way back, have lunch at Le Bistrot du Paradou, where France’s rich and famous also enjoy dining. There are countless famous sights, so lovers of culture will have plenty of options. On the way from Fontvieille to Arles, there is the beautiful and imposing abbey of Montmajour, dating from the 10th century. Enjoy the stunning, scenic view from the donjon (tower) across the landscape to Arles. Thanks to its rich Roman history, Arles is home to many historic sights, including the arena and the Roman theatre. Arles borders the Camargue nature reserve, which lies between the Rhône river and the Mediterranean Sea. This marshy region is home to spectacular birds (flamingos) and the most beautiful horses and cattle. Your options here are practically limitless: boat rides, safari, horseback riding, and of course, a day spent along the white sandy beaches.