Domaine De Manville | Winter Escape To The Heart Of Provence
Escape to the heart of Provence this winter with Domaine de Manville
As the evenings get darker and the winter chill creeps in, there is no better time to escape for the bright blue skies, culinary delights and deep relaxation that await in Provence, France. This winter, Domaine de Manville invites guests to discover the tranquil beauty of its expansive countryside, get a taste of the freshest seasonal produce in the restaurant, and disappear into the cocooning spa – to re-emerge refreshed, relaxed and restored.
Set in 100 hectares of the Alpilles National Regional Park with incredible views onto Les Baux-de-Provence, Domaine de Manville is a haven of peace and calm – a true home from home in rural France. Set in three farm buildings around an exquisite swimming pool, the 30 individually designed rooms and suites offer simple Provencal style interiors that make it feel more like a private house than a hotel. Hike the hotel’s nature trails, cycle to the nearby market, take a dip in the heated indoor pool – or simply sit back, relax and lose track of time.
Delicious food is also on the menu. Guests will be treated to the finest winter flavors of Provence during their stay at the Domaine – black truffle, the region’s ‘black diamonds’, and olive oil will be at their prime, served alongside perfectly-cooked seasonal bird and game – all washed down with the best-paired wines, expertly matched by the sommelier. Each morning, breakfast will be served in the stunning Winter Garden – an airy, light-filled glass atrium, bathed in Provencal sunshine, surrounded by orchards.
Domaine de Manville is a true family getaway: a series of luxury villas on the estate offer three or four-bedroom private residences – with all the services of a five-star hotel close at hand. Alternatively, inter-connecting bedrooms in the main hotel can be arranged. The Manville Mini Club, based in two quaint gypsy caravans under the plane trees, is bursting with activities to keep the children busy, whilst mum and dad enjoy a long lunch, hit the 18-hole golf course or indulge themselves in the spa.
Truly said to be right in the heart of Provence – with the region’s most enduring sights comfortably visited, including the UNESCO site Les Baux-de-Provence and charming Aix-en-Provence – Domaine de Manville is quite simply the place to retreat to for a long weekend this winter.