Stunning seascapes, rolling green hills, rosé-blushed vines and sunny olive groves: pretty Provence offers an idyllic backdrop for the perfect villa holiday. With its bustling markets, pastoral views and private poolsides, this fairytale region in the South of France offers the ideal combination of calm and culture. And what better a location for a getaway spent with the people you love most?
Who said luxury and kid-friendly fun don’t mix? Our extensive portfolio of Provençal family villas are designed for relaxation, recreation and a whole lot of memory making. Each of our villas has something to suit everyone, from poolside bars for the grown-ups to hidden playgrounds for the youngsters. Not only are our French villas suitable for all generations, but they are also situated near brilliant locations boasting fantastic restaurants, art galleries, bike hire, festivals and more. Whether you’re looking for a secluded getaway for four or a villa for larger family gatherings, these five properties have been specially picked with families in mind.
Maison L’Hirondelle is a wonderfully welcoming property nestled amongst lush greenery and overlooking Lubéron’s authentic olive groves. This Provençal gem ticks all the boxes for a fun family escape, a timelessly traditional property fully equipped for contemporary living. The villa itself has plenty to keep both kids and adults entertained, complete with a dazzling outdoor pool, table tennis and even a children’s playground hidden among the trees.
The villa is located just 4km from L’Isle sur la Sorgue, a bustling town complete with shops, cafes, restaurants and art galleries. For those who love an activity holiday, the dazzling Sorgue river just 3km away is perfect for kayaking.
Tucked away amongst beautiful gardens studded with cypresses, Mas des Oliviers is a property bursting with character. Children will love exploring the minimally-manicured gardens and olive groves, while parents wine and dine on the pretty patio. Guests can also enjoy a game of table tennis whilst the youngsters spend the afternoon in the fenced play area, furnished with a den and swings. After a busy day, the heatable swimming pool is perfect for a dip as the sun goes down.
Set in two wings, this luxury villa is perfect for two families holidaying together. It is just 2km from restaurants and bakeries in both Graveson and Maillane, and 8km from picturesque St Remy where guests can explore fascinating historical ruins and wonderful shops.
A brilliant choice for large family holidays, spacious Mas des Belles Fleurs is set in a private estate close to Mouriès. The three separate farmhouses are ideal for housing multiple families or offering privacy to grandparents on multi-generational holidays. What’s more, the House of the Olive Grove is equipped with a swimming pool, pétanque court and shaded terrace. For guests travelling with little ones, there are also cots and highchairs available at the property. Near the village, guests can discover the vibrant Provençal markets and enjoy a taste of authentic French cuisine, whilst younger children will be utterly mesmerised by the festivals that enliven the Alpilles each year.
Le Mas d’Isabelle is a comfortable, practical and picturesque family villa in Provence. Spend quality time dining al fresco on the leafy pergola-shaded terrace, or take a stroll through the property’s lush green gardens. The little ones are sure to enjoy a splash in the twelve metre pool, whilst teens may prefer to lounge in the cool sitting room watching Netflix. The pool house is kitted with a shower and a fridge, perfect for storing poolside snacks. There are bikes for hire, boutiques and pavement cafés in historic and lively Saint-Rémy-de-Provence.
Located near lovely Eygalieres in the South of France, Mas el Pequeno is a spacious property ideal for large groups and events. The rustic yet contemporary interior provides fantastic entertainment for the kids, featuring a TV room with a smart TV, and a games room equipped with a pool table. One of the bedrooms is particularly ideal for kids sharing, complete with five single beds and three showers in one en suite.
The exterior of this property is lush and green, the centrepiece being the large pool supplied with inflatables. Grandparents and little ones alike can enjoy a family-friendly game of boules out on the private court, whilst worn-out parents may prefer to relax and rejuvenate in the outdoor bar area. If you’re looking for more than just a get-together, this villa also makes a wonderful wedding venue.
Just like our families, every one of our villas is unique. If one of our Provençal properties has taken your fancy, make sure to call and speak to one of our Villa Specialists, or send us an enquiry today.