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La bastide de Marie, 64, Chemin des Peirelles, Ménerbes, Apt, Vaucluse, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Metropolitan France, 84560, France
Accommodations & Breakfast
Starting at $600 per room per night
Nestling in the heart of a 57-acre vineyard, the Bastide de Marie is a haven of peace where life is good. This Provencal bastide comprises 15 guest rooms each designed with a unique decor, where you will find the perfect coolness and finesse. When in the lounge areas overlooking the vineyards or in the vicinity of the gardens or pools, just go with the flow and be rewarded with simple moments of happiness. La Bastide de Marie shines out with a splendour rooted in authenticity. A driveway bordered by cyprus trees, century-old olive trees and enchantingly scented lavender bushes leads up to the house.
Unique Features: Surrounded by 15 hectares of vineyards, La Bastide de Marie stands out as one of the most beautiful properties of the area. From its history, Ménerbes has kept various roman vestiges, the hermit Castor’s cave, the two doors Saint Sauveur.
Accommodations: Like a family home, each room at La Bastide de Marie is unique. Enjoy lunch on the terrace with its pebble paving in the leafy shade of a lime tree or a luxuriant virgin vine, and let your gaze wander over the little wall into the huge vineyard. Make the most of the evenings lit up by lanterns, in the shelter of an arbour made by a local wrought iron craftsman. in addition to Villa Grenache, they have recently opened a second villa, with 6-bedrooms, called Le Mas Vermentino.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Villa Grenache which has five rooms with a vineyard view. Set among the vines of the Domaine de Marie vineyard, a stone’s through from La Bastide, the Villa Grenache offers a more private and exclusive getaway. This five-bedroom and five-bathroom villa is a secluded residence with dining room, fully equipped kitchen, large living room, patio, outdoor living room and private pool. Or try Villa Le Mas Vermentino.
Dining: The colours of Provence are also showcased in the cuisine. Enjoy lunch on the terrace in the leafy shade of a lime tree and let your gaze wander over the little wall into the winery. The chef at La Bastide de Marie works closely with nature, using seasonal produce. Freshness is his watchword as he sets out each day to gather treasures from the local markets.
Activities: When it is hot, take advantage of two swimming pools that blend perfectly into the surroundings. The first is heated and close to the breakfast terrace. It is also protected by stone ramparts and follows the form of the building. The second lies opposite the vines and merges with the greenery. In the open living areas, there reigns an intimate atmosphere that invites you to take a break or warm up in front of the monumental fireplace, whether it be from the first threat of snowflakes in winter or the occasional summer storm in the evenings.
Spa & Fitness: Inspired by the natural riches of the region, the Spa Pure Altitude at Bastide de Marie has created a selection of signature Provence treatments. A brown sugar, Honey & Olive Oil Scrub, cooling gel perfumed with Néroli (Bitter orange), warm oil and modeling with seashells, manual massage with linen sachets full of salts and essential oils of lavender and pine. You will experience a truly exceptional moment of relaxation in harmony with your exquisite surroundings.
Location: Ménerbes is a commune in the Vaucluse department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region of Southeastern France. The walled village on a hilltop in the Luberon mountains, foothills of the French Alps, constitutes the main settlement in the commune. In 2017, it had a population of 990. The village of Ménerbes and its citadel were the site of a major battle between Huguenots and Catholics, called the siege de Ménerbes, which lasted from 1573 to 1578 during the French Wars of Religion.
Closest Airport: Airport of Marseille Provence, 60 km (1 hour), Airport of Avignon, 35 km (40 minutes).
Children’s Programs: No, they do not offer any supervised children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: Yes, pets are allowed for a daily fee.
Weddings: Yes. Located in the heart of the Luberon National Park, this charming, intimate, friendly property is perfect for an unforgettable event! The generosity of this setting, is only supassed bu the thoughtful, attentive and always more personalized welcome. Whether a reception for a small gathering with a gourmet meal or an exclusive fairy-tale celebration, the Bastide de Marie makes all your dreams come true. During your wedding weekend, the “Country-Chic” Bastide de Marie makes you feel welcome.
Meetings: Yes, they have a beautiful meeting room, located in the Wine cellar. In the life of a company, there are poignant moments. In addition to business seminars, product launches or other professional events that are managed masterfully by a team dedicated to seminars, go beyond business, share more exclusive experiences in sunny Provence.
Extra Info: The Domaine de Marie embodies the Sibuet family’s love for wine. Grenache, Syrah, Roussanne, Vermantino, Cinsault and Mourvedre, a host of grape varieties that cellarmaster Arnaud Bressy passionately nurtures with his focus on excellence. In autumn, the vineyards come alive with glowing colours. The much-awaited grape-harvesting season is in full swing at the Domaine! Secateurs in hand, take part in this key period in the life of the vineyard.