Perfect relaxing family experience!
Submitted: April 2, 2013
Stayed: March 2013
We owe our completely expectation-fulfilled, relaxing 1st family holiday with our 21month old daughter to Robert and his picturesque and calm cottage,"Mas Boer"
As chance would have it, we enjoyed 1 beautiful warm day before the notorious and very cold Mistral visited with us, winds topping 60kms/hour and even more in the surrounding Alpilles. The gorgeous clear skies and sunshine did help to compensate though. Very cold outside, nice warm and cosy inside our cottage.
Why was it so good?
- We needed a separate bedroom for our toddler to sleep in, the 2 bedrooms, toilet and shower upstairs made this perfect for us as we could put her down to sleep and not disturb her in the evenings before we ourselves went to bed.
- Newly renovated stone cottage was in a very quiet and rural location, sheep, goats, horses and some cattle across the road. Very calm, very tranquil excellent for taking our toddler out for a walk and seeing the animals.
- Cosy dining room with long wooden table, fully equipped kitchen plus toilet & laundry downstairs.
- Perfectly situation near the local road between Tarascon and Arles which made exploring the Alpilles and small villages and towns around them very enjoyable and easy! Easy access to Arles, Avignon and Aix-en-Provence!
- Robert was a perfect host, there when we needed him for help and advice but never seen. He made excellent suggestions and gave us great tips for the regions.
- Don't let the surrounds on the drive in passed Tarascon put you off, you wont be disappointed
- Do take your time to visit the villages dotted around, you will be pleasantly surprised eg. we had an awesome lunch at Cafe de la Fontaine in Maussane-les-Alpilles
- Do get out and have croissant and coffee in Beaucaire alongside the boats moored on the canal by Quai du General de Gaulle.
Getting there tip.
Despite the other reviews here, finding it and getting there was easy! Just go to the end of Chemin de la Chevaliere, Tarascon, when the asphalt turns into dirt track (not before!) take the 1st entrance (also the last on your right!) is the one you want! The dirt track is "Draille de la Chevaliere" The cottage is behind the lovely tall tree.
Thank you Robert for your hospitality and making our stay memorable! We will see you again soon.
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