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Les Mas des Herbes Blanches - Luxury holidays to Provence

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  • About this holiday

    Overlooking Roussillon and the Luberon, the five star Relais and Chateaux Les Mas des Herbes Blanches is a beautifully situated hotel housed within an old converted farmhouse. Its unique exterior, seemingly made up of several separate, but interconnecting buildings, is in-keeping with the captivating, rustic views that surround it. During your stay, visit the lavender fields and vineyards of Provence, as well as the historic towns, villages, and houses that punctuate this beautiful region.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Spa access

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London in Euro Traveller, hire-car and bed and continental breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a double or twin room
    Low season: From £1330 for 7 nights
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers. 

    Hotel code

    FE80

    Our opinion

    Les Mas des Herbes Blanches is an excellent hotel in terms of quality of ambience and comfort, superb cuisine and beautiful location - a hotel our regular clients will very much appreciate.

    Hotel description

    On a slight hill a couple of miles outside the hill top village of Joucas in the Vaucluse between Ventoux and the Luberon, the Le Mas des Herbes Blanches enjoys privileged views over the Luberon and the village of Roussillon. Built of local stone in the style of a low, provencal 'mas' or farmhouse, Le Mas des Herbes Blanches is a supremely comfortable, 5 star, Relais and Chateaux hotel. Yet, for all its quality of surroundings and service, Le Mas des Herbes Blanches is unpretentious, cosy, relaxing a divine holiday hotel, thoroughly deserving of a stay. In its own grounds of olives and sycamores, with clumps of lavender and vineyards just below, Le Mas des Herbes Blanches offers comfortable lounges, a stylish, rustic modern bar, a sun terrace and open air swimming pool with panoramas of the greeny grey Luberon hills and of course the restaurant with its modern fire place, views and elegant and calm atmosphere. The food is outstandingly interesting and the quality of flavours, presentation and taste, superb. The bedrooms all have telephone, television and mini bar and vary in size. All have balcony or terrace, bath and wc and air conditioning, but the standards tend to be north facing, whilst the superiors are larger with terraces and spacious bathrooms. The decoration is simple in a stylish way, but fitting for the climate with white washed walls complementing sands and ochres in material and furnishings, and comfortable. We cannot recommend Le Mas des Herbes Blanches highly enough either for a long, relaxing stay in this delicious region or for just a couple of nights if you want to tour Provence and the South of France.

    Location

    Joucas, near Gordes,Provence

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    19 April to 13 October

    Distance from airport

    An hour's drive

    Closest airport

    Avignon

    Room types

    Le Mas Des Herbes Blanches offers 48 rooms, suites and apartments equipped with safe, TV, WiFi, air conditioning, telephone and balcony.
    Classic Room
    Superior Room
    Superior Room with Swimming Pool
    Junior Suite
    Suite
    Suite with Swimming Pool 

    Hotel facilities and services

    Gastronomic restaurant, Bistro restaurant, Bar, Outdoor swimming-pool (usually in operation mid May to mid September), Spa, Heated indoor pool, Fitness room, Free car park, Park, Baby sitting, Mountain bike hire, Elevators, 24-hour reception.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Lavender beds (lavender museum nearby), Vineyards, Hill-top towns such as Gordes and Roussillon, Fontaine de Vaucluse and Petrarch`s house, the Bories settlements near Gordes, Bonnieux and the Luberon, Carpentras and the vineyards of Gigondas.

    Sports nearby

    Riding, Walking, Golf.

    Children

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    Distance in miles: Gordes - 3 miles, Apt - 8 miles, Carpentras - 20 miles, Cavaillon - 13 miles, Avignon - 25 miles, Marseille - 55 miles, Montpellier - 85 miles, Nice - 150 miles, Paris - 450 miles, Calais - 625 miles.

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