Domaine de Verchant
At a Glance
The hotel is set in its own wine estate, so fantastic wine tasting on offer
Sublime spa with an extensive list of treatments by French brand Anne Semonin
Ideally located for exploring the Languedoc region of France
Within easy reach of the historic town of Carcassone
Fantastic locally sourced food make the restaurant something not to miss
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Provence enjoys a pleasant, Mediterranean climate. On average, Provence gets 300 days of sunshine each year, with warm but mild temperatures. Summer is high season here, with August bringing the hottest weather and the biggest crowds. Spring is a great time of year, the weather is warm, with temperatures swaying between 16 and 20°C, and the crowds are small. If you want to see lavender fields then it would be best to visit the region in June. In October the weather starts to cool. Autumn is also the start of the wettest weeks of the year. October sees an average of 3.7 inches of rain, with an average of three inches following in November. Still, it never gets all that chilly and snow is rare. In January, the mercury rarely dips beneath the -1°C.
Domaine de Verchant is positioned on the outskirts of Montpellier, surrounded by the vineyards, in its own vast wine estate. Designed by Raymond Morel this beautiful hotel offers a contemporary feel with a stunning spa for those wanting relaxation.
This 5 star luxury boutique hotel and spa is ideally located to explore the Lanquedoc region of France, nestled on the outskirts of the picturesque town of Montpellier. The hotel's 26 luxury bedrooms designed under the watchful eye of the celebrated designer Raymond Morel are super stylish mixing contemporary furniture with the charm and character of 18th century features of the building.
Apartments are also available to guests and offer a fantastic option for families and those wanting extra privacy. The facilities include a fitted kitchen, washing machine, air conditioning, children's bedroom, terrace overlooking the vineyard or courtyard and bathroom. Guests can dine here or in the hotel restaurant.
The hotel has one main restaurant that serves delicious locally sourced food for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The restaurant is open every day of the week. As of 1st April 2015 Domaine de Verchant will be opening an impressive new swimming pool with its own restaurant and lounge bar.
Located in the heart of a 17-hectare vineyard, Verchant le Spa is a private club covering 750 m2. They offer a comprehensive list of treatments by the French brand Anne Semonin based on the benefits of essential oils and trace elements and the highly effective Swiss brand Valmont's cosmetic products. The spa also offers many spaces to relax with its own sauna, hammam, Jacuzzi, and swimming spa pool.
Surrounding the hotel is the 17- hectare Verchant vineyard which contains among others Merlot, Cabernet franc and Petit Verdot vines from Bordeaux. Those who like their wine have ample opportunity to do wine tastings.
Only 5 minutes from Domaine de Verchant lies the Villa Sarnelly, the hotel's converted 15th Century family mansion. This contemporary villa sleeps six, it offers guests 600m2 of space made up of three en-suite bedrooms, kitchen, lounge, private swimming pool and small children's pool. Ideal for families or groups of friends wanting that extra privacy.
The hotel offers Deluxe Rooms, be sure to request a high floor to get the best views over the estate. Deluxe Sundeck bedrooms each measure between 40 m² and 50 m² and offer a private terrace. Junior Suites are sumptuous with a large living space and enormous bathrooms with large rain showers and hydro baths. Apartments are a great option for families and friends travelling together they offer a fitted kitchen, air-conditioning, a second children's bedroom and private terrace overlooking the vineyard or courtyard.
Villa Sarnelly, the hotel's converted 15th Century family mansion is great for families and groups of friends wanting some extra privacy. This contemporary villa sleeps six, it offers guests 600m2 of space made up of three en-suite bedrooms, kitchen, lounge, private swimming pool and small children's pool. The villa can be rented out from Saturday to Saturday only.
Spacious rooms set over 30 square metres. They consist of one room on the second floor and one on the third offering spectacular, unobstructed views of the stunning park surrounded by vines. The rooms are designed in a contemporary style with cutting edge technology equipments.
The ten Deluxe bedrooms each measure between 40 m² and 50 m². They are all equipped with high-tech facilities and are decorated by the top designer houses so are all elegantly stylish. They are spread all over the hotel, so all boast beautiful views of the park or the vineyard.
Each one of these suites comes with a private terrace with spectacular views and are very spacious set over 75 square metres. These suites come equipped with a business centre, air conditioning, plasma screen, dressing room and "Big rain" system. In the "Neige d’avril" suite, especially dedicated to lovebirds, you will find all the latest technology available in the hotel: a round bed, hydro massage bath tub, home automation equipment including remote control for the plasma screen, lights and motorized curtains.
The apartments offer spacious accommodation in a natural atmosphere with discreet luxury and superb comfort. The facilities include a fitted kitchen, washing machine, air conditioning, children's bedroom, terrace overlooking the vineyard or courtyard, bathroom with balneo tub and big shower, parquet flooring and a big screen TV.
Children are welcome to come and stay at Domaine de Verchant. There is a number of room options available to help accommodate families comfortably.
The hotel has one main restaurant that serves delicious locally sourced food for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The restaurant is open every day of the week. Food can also be served in your room or apartment. Those wanting something romantic can request for a meal to be set up within the grounds for something extra special.
With its central location in the heart of the Languedoc region your days can be filled with exploring the beauty of the surrounding area on either foot, bike or car. You could take a day trip to Nimes, Carcassone or Sete. Towns full of culture, history, beauty and endless cafes.
Alternatively, you can make the most of the hotel's amenities by visiting the vineyard, sitting by the pool or relaxing in the spa.
Location & directions
Domaine de Verchant is located on the outskirts of Montpellier, surrounded by vineyards on its own wine estate. The hotel is ideally place to explore the Languedoc region including Uze`s and Montpellier which ooze with culture ready to be explored.
How to get there
The closest airport to Domaine de Verchant is Montpellier, a 10-minute drive from the hotel, Easy Jet offer direct flights into here. Marseille airport is a 2-hour drive away and both British Airways and Easy Jet offer direct flights to here. Montpellier station is 20-minutes away by car, and has frequent services to and from Paris (3-hours 30-minutes).
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