Mas des Baux

Europe / France / Provence

Les Baux is a remarkable property dating back to the Roman times with five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a swimming pool, and a large terrace with fabulous panoramic views. This unique partly caved house set into the rock beneath the ruins of the Chateaux des Baux-de-Provence is ideal for 10 guests.

up to 5
up to 10
from 7
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Nestled on two hectares of land, this private and peaceful property encompasses a 250 square meter house on three levels, two large terraces, and an overflowing swimming pool. It features fabulous panoramic views over the olive groves, vineyards and the Golf des Baux, stretching to the Camargue in the east and the Mediterranean Sea in the south.

This stunning troglodyte house has an impressive décor with several contemporary works of art and furniture by the well-known designers Philippe Starck and Emanuel Hook.


Entrance Level - Ground Floor

  • Arbor and 'al fresco' dining area
  • The terrace leads to the main living area with open-plan kitchen, dining area (for 6) and lounge
  • The kitchen is well equipped with gas stove, electric oven, two fridges, dishwasher, etc.
  • Sitting area with open fireplace, sofas, satellite TV, DVD player, stereo sound system, and Wi-Fi Internet access
  • The master bedroom has a double bed, small sofa, open fireplace, and a private terrace with two chairs and a table
  • Adjacent to the master suite is a large Roman style bathroom with bathtub, washbasin, daybed, and separate WC

First Floor

  • Study/library with Wi-Fi access, armchairs, desk, TV, DVD player, printer, and telephone

Garden Level

  • Two double bedrooms each with private bathrooms (one is a full shower room, the other is a full bathroom; each with WC). Both bedrooms lead directly out to the pool area
  • Laundry facilities (washing machine and dryer) are behind a cupboard door in the shower room

Apartment with Separate Access

  • Open plan kitchen, dining room, and lounge
  • Well equipped kitchen with electric hob, stove, fridge and dishwasher
  • TV and DVD player
  • 2 Double bedrooms


  • Swimming pool (12 m x 6 m - depth 1.20 m to 2.20 m), secure by a pool alarm system. Entry to the pool is via stairs
  • Two large terraces: one at the house main level with an arbor shading an outdoor dining spot with great view
  • Second terrace surrounding the pool and includes: a sitting area, dining area (for 6 / 8 persons), a summer kitchen (sink, fridge and plancha), a pool-house (with shower), hammock, sun beds, parasols, etc.


5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms

Sleeps 10 Guests

  • Baby equipment
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • Private Pool (12 m x 6 m)
  • Pool Alarm
  • Washing machine & dryer
  • Toiletries
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric oven
  • 2 Fridges
  • Nespresso machine
  • Fenced outside area
  • Alfresco dining
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo


Bedroom Details

Bedroom 1 (Garden Level): Small double bed (140 cm), adjacent bathroom (with shower, washbasin, WC, and in a cupboard the house laundry facilities), and access to the pool terrace
Bedroom 2 (Garden Level): Queen size bed (160 cm), large wardrobe, adjacent bathroom (with double washbasins, bathtub, and WC), and access to the pool terrace
Bedroom 3 (Entrance level - Ground floor): Master bedroom - Queen size bed (160 cm), open fireplace, small sofa, private terrace, view over the pool, and en-suite bathroom with bathtub, basin, and daybed
Bedroom 4 (Apartment): Queen size bed (160 cm)
Bedroom 5 (Apartment): Queen size bed (180 cm)
Bedroom 4 and 5 share a bathroom with tub, basin and a separate WC

Bathroom Details

There is a hairdryer in each bathroom

Pool Details

Swimming pool (12 m x 6 m - depth 1.20 m to 2.20 m) is secure by a pool alarm system
Entry to the pool is via stairs
Pool is open May to October

Staff and Services

Cleaning: 3 hours per week on Tuesdays or Wednesdays
Final cleaning
Bed linen, bath and pool towels provided - changed weekly
English speaking meet and greet
Welcome basket, with water, coffee, wine and local snacks
Toiletries “En Provence” on arrival & replenished weekly
Staple goods on arrival (olive oil, etc.)

Staff and Services (at Additional Cost)

Extra cleaning hours
Chef at home service
Guests' laundry service
Local tour guide
Massage, sport / yoga coach

Location Details

This stunning property is only a 4-minute drive from 'L'Oustaù de Beaumanière' in Les Baux-de-Provence; the Golf des Baux is only 2 minutes away by car; Maussane-Les-Alpilles, which is an enchanting village that attracts throngs to its Thursday open-air market, is located at less than 10 minutes from the house by car
55 minute drive (73km) to Marseille International Airport (MRS), with connections to Paris, London and other international destinations
40 minute drive to Avignon TGV train station

The property is also conveniently located for businessmen and women who need to be within easy reach of international transportation hubs. Marseilles International Airport, with connections to Paris, London and other international destinations, is about 55 minutes away. For high-speed rail service, the TGV train station is at Avignon, about 40 minutes to the north. It is a 30-40 minute drive from the Cavaillon or Salon-de-Provence exits of the 'Autoroute', the impeccably maintained superhighway system that connects Paris with the Provence, French Riviera and all the other regions of France.

Les Baux-de-Provence: 4 minute drive
Maussane-Les-Alpilles: 8 minute drive (about 4 km)
Saint-Rémy-de-Provence: 20 minute drive (about 12 km)
Aix-en-Provence: 1 hour drive (about 73 km)
Avignon historic center: 45 minute drive; TGV train station and Airport: 40 minute drive
Marseilles International Airport: 55 minute drive (73 km)

Villa Notes

Not suitable for children, child minimum age to occupy the villa is 12 years old
Caretakers live on-site in an independent apartment located at the garden level and they are fully respectful of guests privacy
Sorry, no pets
Events are not permitted
Natural stone keeps the house cool in summer, so no need for air-conditioning

Rates and Availability

Tax Service Charge Details*
Please be advised a security deposit will be collected at time of booking and returned after travel. The prices above are communicated per night according to the number of nights minimum. For shorter or longer stays, ask for a quotation. This can be more or less expensive than the expected prorated amount.
Security Deposit Details
€1,000 - pre-collected
Accidental Damage Waiver
A $199 Accidental Damage Waiver applies to every reservation.
Minimum Stay Details
1 Week

Villa information may change without notice and should be confirmed with our villa rental specialists.