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Bastide du Calavon

  • Location Ménerbes Villa - Luberon - Provence, France
  • Sleeps 12
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Baths 6

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Bastide du Calavon is an architectural treasure, with spacious settings and luxurious finishings. Not only do guests find themselves within a spectacular location here in the Luberon, there are also numerous services included for all ages to enjoy.

On the ground floor, the modern vaulted ceiling over a well-equipped kitchen sets the setting for authenticity and luxury, and the large dining room welcomes guests for gathering. There is also a comfortable living area on this floor, as well as a relaxation room with Hammam and Jaccuzzi.

The upper floors are accessed by stairs or elevator and offer six large suites, all with ensuite bathrooms.

The entire house is equipped with an underfloor heating and cooling system, maintaining comfortable temperatures year-round.

This estate is surrounded by vineyards, lavender and olive groves which are greatly enjoyed by guests relaxing by the large pool.

Guests also benefit from five star services from La Coquillade hotel at no additional price. Fantastic spa, sauna, hammam, butler, tennis, petanque, and event planning are all included.

Those staying here at Bastide du Calavon have the perfect combination of relaxation, luxury and service; all within a stunning Provençal setting.



6 bedroom/ 6 bathrooms sleeps 12

Ground Floor (RDC) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom for Nanny / Chauffeur - Double bed with a separate bathroom located in the relaxation room.
  • Relaxation room - Hammam and Wirlpool Bath.
  • There is an Elevator to the upper floors.

Second Story (1er étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 1 - King bed (2 m) with ensuite bathroom (tub, shower, 2 sinks, separate WC), dressing and sitting area.
  • Bedroom 2 - King bed (2 m) with ensuite bathroom (tub, shower, 2 sinks, separate WC), dressing and sitting area.
  • Bedroom 3 - King bed (2 m) with ensuite bathroom (tub, shower, 2 sinks, separate WC), dressing and sitting area.
  • Bedroom 4 - King bed (2 m) with ensuite bathroom (tub, shower, 2 sinks, separate WC), dressing and sitting area. Large balcony.

Third Story (2e étage) Bedrooms/ Bathroom Layout

  • Bedroom 5 - King bed (2 m) with ensuite bathroom (tub, shower, 2 sinks, separate WC), dressing and sitting area. Covered balcony.
  • Bedroom 6 - King bed (2 m) with ensuite bathroom (tub, shower, 2 sinks, separate WC), dressing and sitting area. Semi covered balcony.

Additional Bedrooms/ Bathrooms Layout

  • Convertible sofa beds can be installed in the bedrooms for children: please inquire.


  • Air Conditioning in all the bedrooms
  • Underfloor cooling system
  • Broadband WiFi Internet
  • Office
  • Elevator to upstairs bedrooms
  • Satellite TV with English News Channels
  • TV Room
  • TVs in each bedroom
  • iPod Dock (speaker base)
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen including Dishwasher
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Hair dryers in each bathroom
  • Indoor Dining for 14 people
  • Outdoor Dining for 14 people
  • Wood Burning Fireplace
  • English-speaking House Manager/ Caretaker
  • Caretaker living on property
  • Baby Crib/ Cot
  • High Chair
  • All linens provided
  • Pool towels, Bathrobes...
  • Relaxation Room with Hammam and Jaccuzzi
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Yoga mats
  • Services provided by free access to 5 star hotel at 10 minutes' drive. Spa, Hammam, Sauna, Tennis court, Terrain de Boules... Butler services.


  • Sun Loungers
  • Parasols
  • Pool House
  • Outdoor Terraces
  • Outdoor Dining for 14 People
  • Grill - Gas BBQ
  • Shaded and Grassy areas
  • Lavender field
  • Private Parking
  • 2 private garages
  • Terrain de boules
  • Heliport at Hotel, 10 minutes' drive
  • Fantastic Panoramic Views on the Luberon mountains

Pool Information

Dimensions/ Depth: 18m x 6m , Depth: from 1m to 1.70m

Security (Fence, Alarm): Electric security cover

Salt water System: No

Heated?: Yes, upon request. Additional charges may apply.

Please note that pool heating is dependent on outdoor weather conditions and specific temperatures cannot be guaranteed

Note: Fantastic panoramic view of the Luberon mountains.

Maid Service

End of stay cleaning and five maid hours per day are included in the rental fees.

Please inquire for additional cleaning hours and services (Concierge, Chauffeur, Guide, Chef...). Linens changed weekly unless agreed otherwise. Maids not responsible for washing guest dishes/ pots/ pans or personal laundry.


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The Village

Nearest Villages

Closest Village Ménerbes 3 KM 1.86 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Goult 5 KM 3.1 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Gordes 8 KM 4.96 mi Map Village Info
Nearby Village Lacoste 8 KM 4.96 mi Map Village Info



Located in the rolling hills of the Luberon Mountains near Ménerbes, this is an ideal location for hikes, walks, cycling, touring or just relaxing.

Getting here:
The easiest way to get to Inland Provence from the US is to fly to Marseilles International Airport (MRS). If you would like to see Paris, fly to Charles de Gaulle Airport, then connect directly to the TGV (high speed train) from CDG TGV2 to Avignon TGV (3 hours direct) and rent a car. You could plan to see Paris on the way back, taking the TGV from Avignon to Gare de Lyon, and getting a cab to your hotel in the city.

Things to do

Local Attractions
The Luberon Mountain Villages

Nice Typical Restaurants

Local Markets
Sunday: L'Isle sur la Sorgue

Monday: Goult

Tuesday: Apt - Lacoste

Wednesday: Merindol

Thursday: Roussillon, Les Beaumettes

Friday: Bonnieux/Lourmarin

Saturday: Ménerbes

Local Restaurants

Within Walking distance
Restaurant Hostellerie Roy Soleil, Winery and Museum.

Small grocery shops in Menerbes, and larger stores within 10 minutes' drive in Coustellet or Apt.


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Note: Maps show approximate location


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Terms and Conditions Overview

Arrival: Saturday (arrival date subject to availability)

Minimum Stay: 1 week - please inquire about exceptions outside the summer months.

Services Included: Final cleaning and any additional maid service listed on the web page

Making your reservation: These properties are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis. However, before you reserve, you are required to review and sign a rental agreement for the villa (the “Rental Agreement”). We will send you the Rental Agreement by email. The Rental Agreement explains in detail all of terms and conditions regarding rental and use of the property in detail. We shall have no obligation to accept any reservations, unless the Rental Agreement is fully executed.

Payment: After you have signed the Rental Agreement and filled out the appropriate information, as approved by us, a nonrefundable payment of the one-half (50%) of the Rental Fee (which price is defined in your Rental Agreement) must be received by us within seven (7) days to confirm the reservation. The remaining one-half (50%) of the Rental Fee is due 60 days before the arrival date, and is also non-refundable. If reservations are made less than 60 days prior to the arrival date, then 100% of the Rental Fee must be paid upon the signing of the Rental Agreement. Please know that a failure to pay any portion of the Rental Fee as set forth above and in Rental Agreement can result in loss of the reservation of the villa and a termination of the Rental Agreement. We will confirm receipt of each payment and note any outstanding balance and due date(s).

Cancellation: We have a no refund cancellation policy, but usually succeed in rescheduling cancelled reservations to the Spring or Fall or re-booking the cancelled period to another group and refunding the party that cancelled. Failure to pay the final balance (which is due 60 days before arrival) or provide required information for the security deposit may be deemed a cancellation with no refund due. Clients are advised to consider Trip Cancellation Insurance with the carrier of their choice at the time of confirmation.

For more information about how you can reserve this villa for your vacation, please contact us:
+1 (404) 806-2278


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Only Provence co-founder Lydia Dean writes about their experiences raising a family, building a business in Provence, and later combining the love of travel with giving back in "Jumping the Picket Fence”. In 2021, she published “Light Through the Cracks,” a continuation of her journey, much of which has been based in Provence. Both books are available Amazon,, and Amazon.Fr.