A few kilometers from Les Baux-de-Provence, in the pretty village of Maussane-les-Alpilles, you will discover the Villa Art de Vivre Estate and its 18th century Provençal Mas set in huge French gardens. Here, far from the clichés of the Provencal villa, it is a bourgeois house of character renovated with talent by renowned architects who mix authenticity and modernity. It is the magic of light that bathes the large vaulted rooms and animates the heavy stones steeped in history. The pleasure to swim in a large pool at the foot of centenary olive trees in Provence, then come back through the vegetable garden and pick all the pleasures of the generous nature that surrounds you. An idyllic setting to rest with family or friends and recharge your batteries in the Alpilles.
Eight air-conditioned bedrooms with their bath or shower in lime stone welcome you for your holidays and business trips to Maussane-les-Alpilles. Large heights under ceiling, wide windows, curtains made of natural materials by Pierre Frey, De la Cuena or Elitis. Natural plasters in clay, sand, lime, natural pigments. Upscale bedding with horsehair, wool and latex mattresses. All bedrooms are air-conditioned with flat TV screens, Wi-Fi, Nespresso coffeemakers and refreshment drink or minibar access. Amenities Le Labo in the bathrooms.
The prices include 8 double rooms (accommodation up to 16 persons), daily buffet breakfast, daily housekeeping staff, 1 bed linen and towel change / week, gardener, concierge service, access to our SPA, heated pool (between May and September).
At the origin of this Mas, an oil mill built in 1738 on a field of more than 300 olive trees at the foot of the Massif des Alpilles, with a master building and two horse rides to operate the presses. Over the generations, this place has become a luxury residence with gardens built around large plane trees, basins and fountains, reception rooms and 8 large bedrooms that can comfortably accommodate up to 16 people in an exceptional setting, at the foot of the Massif des Alpilles.
Beyond the enchanting setting of a tastefully decorated villa, the sweetness of living in Provence is appreciated in respect of a certain way of life.
To love nature, to respect it, to be interested in a region and its history, to take the time to discover the richness of the Provencal soil and local products. At Villa Art de Vivre, we pay particular attention to all the products we use and we favor noble and natural materials such as clay, sand, lime, or even horsehair. The decoration of the villa is dominated by warm hues reminiscent of earth and stone. We have also created our vegetable garden where everyone can pick their vegetables at will and a henhouse to have good fresh eggs every day.
At any time of the day or night, our Kinesis sports equipment, weights, rower, bike and mat are available to our guests to relieve tension and get back in shape. To eliminate toxins, nothing better than the sauna of our SPA and to relax the muscles a massage session in expert hands. Also discover our yoga and meditation classes for a pure moment of relaxation.
Finally, to perfect your beauty treatment, we also offer a menu of beauty treatments in partnership with LE LABO brand products.
Villa Art de Vivre is the perfect place for riding enthusiasts. You can go on a horse back ride organized by a riding stable not far from the Mas, but you can also come with yours that can be maintained at the Horse Academy in front.
Different activities can be organized: rides in the wild Camargue or in the Alpilles, courses, coaching, shows
Many walks are possible around the Mas and Maussane-les-Alpilles. No matter which direction you take, every ride is an opportunity for many discoveries. It is quite easy to walk to the village. Mountain bikes for adults and children are at your disposal, to allow you to cross the surrounding countryside with complete peace of mind. Many activities are possible nearby and in the region: hiking in the Alpilles, tennis, golf, quad, gliding ...
We can also organize for you your excursions in the surrounding cities, rent a boat to go to the wild beaches of the region or take you to discover the gastronomic heritage of Provence by visiting the many markets, wine cellars and organic farms located in the neighboring villages ...
The Mas is the ideal setting for celebrating happy events, organizing seminars and business trips in Provence. We can organize a tailor-made event with our network of local service providers. The location and the architecture of the Mas also make it an ideal setting for filming or advertising at the foot of the Alpilles. We can study with you all the solutions for your productions.