La Cabane

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Sleeps: 10 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 5

Overview

Pool Modern Ideal for Kids Walk to Beach Laptop Friendly Workspace Romantic

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Be mesmerised by the sea views of La Côte Bleue as you stay along one of the Mediterranean’s stunning coastlines between Marseille and Martigues, a short stroll to the most delightful port, restaurant and little bay.

The vistas are simply outstanding from the vast terraces of La Cabane which enjoys such a privileged setting above the sea and calanques below. Swim in the gorgeous swimming pool, lie back in a lazy hammock and dine al-fresco by the summer kitchen as you look out towards the Mediterranean. There’s even a little play area for younger guests set beneath one of the many majestic pines that add such natural character to this contemporary abode.

Inside this beautiful 5-bedroom villa, the interiors are comfortable and stylish with air-conditioning throughout. The lounge and dining space is all about open plan living with sliding doors leading straight to one of the many terraces whilst the kitchen is sleek with large windows framing the views of the hills and sea.

This part of the coastline is known for its calanques, creeks and fishing villages, as well as some incredible hiking paths by the pine trees and dramatic rocks. Come across idyllic spots such as Mejean and Sausset-les-Pins, enjoy an atmospheric lunch out in Carry-le-Rouet or simply relax on the sandy shores of Plage du Verdon. There are also opportunities for mountain biking, golf, horse-riding, boat trips and other water-based adventures.

Martigues is another gem of this region, known for its Venice-style canals, bridges and colourful houses, also close to the vast Étang de Berre. Visit Istres for one of the étang’s beaches and a huge range of watersports and look out for amusement parks to keep all ages entertained.

Not forgetting Marseille, such an exciting city reached by train or car – admire its diverse architecture and alluring old town as you soak up Marseille’s truly authentic vibe.

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What you should know…

  • This is a lovely house for families and it even has a small play area. Youngsters should be supervised outside, especially with the different levels, steps and terraces.
  • The villa sleeps 10 guests over five bedrooms including a children’s room with bunk-beds – please see the “Features” tab for full details of the layout. Only guests aged 6+ should sleep on the top bunk.
  • Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
  • Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.

Property Features

Private Pool Child-Safe Pool Heated Pool Wi-Fi/Internet Air-Con Laptop Friendly Workspace BBQ Hairdryer Home Cinema Seaview

La Cabane Interiors (250m2)

Main Floor

-    Open plan lounge, dining and games area with TV/home-cinema, dining table, football piano and table
-    Open plan kitchen-diner, well-equipped including dishwasher, electric oven, microwave, induction hob and American fridge. Doors open to terrace
-    Back kitchen/laundry room
-    WC
-    Bedroom with double bed (160x200cm), access to outside, dressing area and shower room with Italian shower, sink and WC

Upstairs

-    Master bedroom with double bed (200x200cm), large dressing area, office space, sofa and access to terrace with panoramic sea view. Bathroom with bath, Italian shower and WC
-    Bedroom with double bed (160x200cm)
-    Children’s bedroom with two double beds (140x200cm each) below and two single beds (90x190cm each) above on higher bunk. Dressing area, office space and access to terrace
-    Bathroom with Italian shower, sink and WC
-    Bedroom with double bed (180x200cm) and bathroom with bath, sink and WC

French regulations state that only guests aged 6+ should sleep on the top bunk

Outside Grounds (1500m2)


-    Heated swimming pool (geometric shape) with safety alarm and fencing
-    Pool house and barbecue
-    Terrace for al-fresco dining
-    Children’s play area - trampoline and playhouse
-    Private parking
-    Electric gate with videophone

Facilities

-    Wi-Fi
-    Air-conditioning
-    TV and Home cinema
-    Hairdryers
-    Washing machine and dryer

Location

About the surrounding area of La Cabane
Walk to Beach Walk to Restaurant <1hr to Airport Walking/Hiking Paths Wine Tasting Golf Nearby Cycling Fishing Outstanding Landscapes Outdoor Pursuit & Activities Tourist Towns & Villages Historical Sites Scuba Diving Boat Trips
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La Cabane is in the Bouches-du-Rhône department of southern France and enjoys sensational views of the bay of Marseille – a stunning part of the Mediterranean coast known as La Côte Bleue.

You can wander to the delightful little port where there is a restaurant and café – visitors flock here in the summer for its beauty and charm and there are a couple of stony little bays at the very end with gorgeously clear water – pack your sea shoes for the rocks. There is also a train station with occasional departures to Marseille and Miramas. Drive a short distance inland to the heart of the village for further amenities including a supermarket and a weekly market.

This part of the coastline is popular with hikers who follow magnificent coastal routes along the calanques, passing dramatic rocks and majestic pines with the most glorious views. There are other beautiful walks in the hills as well – do check for restrictions in July and August when the risk of fire may close some of the paths.

La Côte Bleue is a joy to explore whether you love swimming, snorkelling or walking.  Hop on the train and come across picture-perfect spots such as Mejean and the fishing village of Sausset-les-Pins. Carry-le-Rouet (9km) is another pretty port with several wonderful fish restaurants, surrounded by pine forests and walking trails, whilst Plage du Verdon (20km) is a fantastic long sandy beach, especially perfect for families.

Across this vast coastline you will find horse-riding, a range of summer watersports, mountain biking opportunities, atmospheric markets as well as vibrant summer festivities.

Continuing to Martigues (20km), discover the Étang de Berre and admire the Canal Caronte which has given the town the reputation of being a Provençal style Venice with its bridges and islands. Colourful old houses line the canal where fishermen once lived, and the town is also known for its gardens and flowers.

Explore more of the Étang de Berre by visiting some of its beaches such as Plage De La Romaniquette in Istres (40km) where the water is monitored. It is also a paradise for watersport enthusiasts with a great range of activities.

You can even visit the historic and artistic town of Arles (73km) for a brilliant day out, the gateway to the mesmerising landscapes of the Camargue. Closer to home, head east to experience the vibrancy of Marseille (26km) with its diverse architecture, contemporary museums, atmospheric old town and, overall, the city’s authentic character.

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Local Amenities
Nearest Airport Marseille Provence Airport

(19km)

Nearest Airport 2 Toulon Hyères Airport

(116km)

Nearest Train Station By the port

(1km)

Nearest Restaurant By the port

(Within 1km)

Nearest Supermarket Local village

(5km)

Nearest Beach

(10-minute walk)

Nearest City Marseille

(26km)

Nearest Golf Golf Côte Bleue

(16km)

Region

The Provençal way of life is one that’s deeply tempting for anyone who’s been feeling the need to get away from it all. This is a place where the Mediterranean weather turns fields of corn and lavender into picture-perfect backdrops, where you can sip your locally bought wine and enjoy the landscapes before heading out and tackling them head-on with a range of great activities for families, groups of friends and adventurous foodies. Better yet, our range of villas in Provence and chateaux and holiday homes in the Côte d’Azur make the perfect base to explore this enchanting region!

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Kids

Best Suited For: All Ages
Ideal for Kids Ideal for Teens

Pack your jelly shoes to admire the many beautiful creeks and little bays along the La Côte Bleue, some which can be reached by train or car, others by stunning walking trails for more experienced hikers. It’s a paradise for snorkellers with the crystal-clear blue sea along this coastline.

Families with younger children may prefer the long sandy beach at Plage du Verdon, around 20km away, which has lifeguards in the summer months.

The region around La Côte Bleue offers ample opportunities for horse-riding, mountain biking, long walks of varying abilities as well as boat trips and watersports.

Spend the day admiring the Venetian-like charm of Martigues with its canals, bridges and islands, then continue on to explore the Étang de Berre with plenty more water-based activities, especially around the town of Istres, home of Plage De La Romaniquette.

You will also spot several amusement parks – Hissého near Istres is a pirate-themed park for under 12s whilst young dinophiles may enjoy Dinosaur'Istres near the banks of Étang de l’Olivier, both around 40km away. Much closer to home, Magic Park Land, offers weekend attractions for a range of ages and is only 7km by car.

Kids Activities Close-by

  • Beach Nearby
  • Walk to Beach
  • Walk to Restaurant
  • <1hr to Airport
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Outdoor Pursuit & Activities
  • Tourist Towns & Villages
  • Historical Sites

Onsite Facilities

  • Trampoline
  • Treehouse
  • Child-Safe Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Home Cinema

Services Available

  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available

Extras

Oliver's Extras

  • Pre-Stocked Fridge Available
  • Cooking Classes Available
  • Wine-Tasting Available
  • Transfers Available
  • Chef/Cook Available
  • Maid Service Available
  • Babysitting Available
  • On-Site Concierge
  • Butler Available
  • Car/bike/boat rental available
  • Well-being coach available

At Oliver’s Travels we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the concierge request form or contact the Oliver’s Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:

- Maid service/extra cleaning 
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Bike hire

Extras available at this property (payable locally):

-24h Concierge
-Private chef
-Airport/train station pick-up/drop-off
-Chauffeur/private car rental
-Bike rental
-Boat rental
-Private plane rental
-Shopping service
-Babysitting
-Butler
-Well-being coach
-Cooking classes
-Wine-tasting
-Booking of local activities (restaurants, festivals, concerts, exhibitions etc.)

Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfil your requests!

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Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions may be amended from time to time.

Security deposit €6000 charged to client’s credit card before arrival and refunded two weeks after departure, subject to full inspection.
Arrival time 5.00 p.m. Late arrivals after 9.00 p.m. may be charged a late arrival fee of €120.
Departure time 10.00 a.m.
Energy costs included? Yes.
Heating costs included? Yes.
Linen & towels included? Yes.
Pool towels included? Yes.
End of stay cleaning included? Yes. However, guests are required to leave the accommodation clean, tidy and in the same condition as on their arrival. Any extra cleaning, laundry, maintenance and/or rubbish disposal required will be charged against the security deposit.
Changeover day Saturday. All other changeover days on request.
Minimum stay 7 nights. All other durations on request.
Smoking Allowed? No.
Pets welcome? On request only and with prior agreement with the owner.
Tax French Visitors Tax payable locally (typically costs €1-€5 per adult per night- please enquire if exact amount is required).
Insurance Guests are required to be in possession of a valid insurance policy, which covers them for cancellations, loss of personal belongings, personal liability and any accidental damage caused during their stay.
Heating costs included? Extra cost, payable locally. Please note that like all heated pools, pool heating and water temperature are reliant on weather and outside temperatures.
Pool opening dates? Please note that pool opening dates are subject to local weather conditions and pool maintenance requirements and that cooler months may not be suitable for swimming.
Other Ts and Cs Weddings, stag/hen parties and any special events are not allowed.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that published rates are only valid for the current year. Any bookings for subsequent years will be on request only and correct rates will be confirmed at the time of booking.
Other Ts and Cs Please note that your booking will only be confirmed once we have checked availability with the owner or their property manager.

Please click here to view the full property Terms and Conditions.

Rental Rates

Please note: All rates below are subject to FRENCH TVA 20%

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 £9,951
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 £11,057
Aug 31st 2024 - Jun 28th 2025 £9,951
Jun 28th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 £11,057
Aug 30th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 £9,951

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 €10,750
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 €11,945
Aug 31st 2024 - Jun 28th 2025 €10,750
Jun 28th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 €11,945
Aug 30th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 €10,750

Prices based on an occupancy of 10 people:

Rental period Weekly
Apr 22nd 2024 - Jun 29th 2024 $11,453
Jun 29th 2024 - Aug 31st 2024 $12,726
Aug 31st 2024 - Jun 28th 2025 $11,453
Jun 28th 2025 - Aug 30th 2025 $12,726
Aug 30th 2025 - Oct 24th 2025 $11,453

Please note that these prices/rates are a guide only and may not be correct at the current date. For an accurate quote, please enquire.

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