Le Mas de Peint
Carcassonne, South of France, France
At a Glance
Located in the Camargue national park the hotel is located a few minutes away from beautiful secluded beaches
Bring out your inner cowboy and head out on horseback with the resident ranchers
Food at this hotel is all locally sourced and grown on the estate
This is a beautiful family run property that offers guests attentive and personal service
Special occasion? Le Mas De Peint can be hired out for weddings, birthdays and group events
Perfect for honeymooners looking for a relaxing, hidden and charming retreat
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Camargue enjoys a pleasant, Mediterranean climate. On average, this part of France 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.
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Le Mas de Peint is located in the south-west of France in the picturesque Camargue National Park. The hotel is surrounded by beautiful gardens and colourful flowers providing a serene location in which to relax.
Le Mas de Peint is set in 1300 acres of charming and secluded grounds. The hotel has eight guest rooms, four junior suites and one suite which are all individually designed to create a the homely feel of an old French farmhouse. However, they are not without the modern comforts such as luxurious bedding and well appointed bathrooms.
Le Mas de Peint also boasts an inviting outdoor swimming pool as well as a variety of activities including horse riding, kayaking, cycle rides and a spa offering relaxing massages. Also you can be right on the beach within 45 minutes at Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.
The Restaurant is in the form of an open kitchen creating a cosy homely atmosphere as you watch the chef creating delicious dishes. The cuisine here is very French focused and delicious fresh ingredients are used. You can choose to eat in the dining room in the warmth of the fire or on the terrace by the swimming pool to enjoy the evening sun.
The hotel is a working estate with cattle and horses, guests can ride out with the ranchers rounding up cattle or take private hacks. Known as the "guardians" these skilled horsemen will take out capable riders on their morning roundup and cattle checks - a real insight into the Camargue way of life.
The Charme double rooms, measuring 35 square meters in size, both have large luxurious double beds and traditional Victorian style bathrooms.
Elegance double bedroom measuring 32 to 40 square meters. Elegance rooms enjoy substantial double or twin beds, private mezzanine bathroom or beamed ceiling.
|Junior Suite Charme L'Alcove||
Independent junior suite measuring 33 square meters. This junior suite enjoys substantial double or twin beds, traditional Victorian style bathroom and a separate shower, dressing area and small private terrace.
|Junior Suite Elegance La Terrasse||
Independent junior suite measuring 35 square meters. This junior suite is light and spacious and comes furnished with either a double bed or twin beds, traditional bathroom with a separate shower and a large private sun terrace measuring 36 square metres.
|Junior Suite Elegance L'Atelier||
Independent junior suite measuring 45 square meters. This suite consists of a substantial double bed, contemporary bathroom with a large shower only, kitchenette and a lovely private terrace.
|Suite Duplex Le Pigeonnier||
Independent duplex suite measuring 42 square meters. The Duplex suite expands over two levels on the ground floor there is a spacious living room with an open fireplace, one bed, a separate shower room and a private outside terrace. On the first floor there is a large double bedroom and a spacious bathroom.
|Junior Suite Elegance Le Loft||
Independent junior suite with a beamed ceiling, measuring 46 square meters. This suite consists of a substantial double bed, contemporary bathroom with a separate shower and a lovely private terrace.
The Camargue offers plenty for outdoor lovers with beautiful walks, remote beaches, wildlife safaris and of course horse-riding on the indigenous white horses. Boat trips can be arranged on the Petit Rhone as it meanders south towards the sea, through the Camargue delta. The delta, famed for its salt is host to abundant wildlife including the flamingo.
For culture, venture into Arles, a stunning city with 2000 years of history. Dotted with Roman and Romanesque monuments the city is on the Unesco World Heritage List and the incredible Roman amphitheatre still plays host to events. For art lovers, the Vincent Van Gogh Foundation is worth dropping by with a mix of temporary and permanent exhibitions.
With children, the amphitheatre will surely enthrall in Arles, not to mention the swamp wildlife, pretty beaches and chance to canoe and horse-ride.
Sarah Byrne (Staff)
For those looking for charm and authenticity, look no further. Le Mas de Peint is beautiful. The owner Lucille the consummate hostess and the staff supremely helpful. Pair the beautiful hotel and welcome with activities aplenty and you have something off the beaten track but very special too.
Location & directions
Carcassonne, South of France, France
Le Mas de Peint is located in Le Sambuc in the heart of the wild and secret Camargue region.
How to get there
The two closest airports from Le Mas de Peint, are Marseille Provence Airport (MRS) and Montpellier Airport (LFMT) both airports are 1 hour 5 minutes drive. British Airways fly to Marseille in a time of 1 hour 50 minutes.
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