A small selection of luxury villas are available for short mid-week or long weekend breaks outside of the main summer months. The selection of villas below are all available for short stays from October to April.
A restored 17th Century village house seemingly carved from the cliffs of Gordes, beautifully offset by the cream plaster work and French Tavel stone used throughout. With magnificent views of the Luberon Mountains from every window and each of its many terraces, this is an ideal base from which to stroll to the shops and restaurants.
Rates: from £2,080 per week
A luxurious holiday rental in Provence, Le Mazet de Manon is a lovely authentic 18th century mas restored in the pure Provençal tradition. The villa is situated in a rural location just 3km from the village of Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Each bedroom has an en-suite bathroom and views over the garden and splendid 15m swimming pool.
Rates: from £3,533 per week
La Bastide des Etoiles is located 10 minutes from the centre of Aix-en-Provence, one of the most vibrant beautiful towns in the region. It is a stunning 19th century mas nestled in 25 acres of private parkland, from where fantastic views extend over the Massif des Etoiles and surrounding countryside, the gloriously Provençal paysage Varois.
Rates: from £9,053 per week
'The outdoor terraces at this beautiful villa offer outstanding views over the French countryside, it was easily our favourite place to dine and spend the long, summer evenings. In our opinion this is an absolutely idyllic villa for those seeking a retreat in one of the most beautiful areas of Provence.' Beautifully situated on a hilltop in the impossibly pretty village of Bonnieux in Luberon, Provence, La Bastide de Bonnieux dates back to the 1300s. This traditional Provençale dwelling is now a lovingly renovated luxury holiday home furnished in a Provençale style with exquisite local antiques and art.
Rates: from £6,690 per week
'As views and locations go, they don't get much better than this. Take a stroll into Bonnieux, relax by the pool or venture into the Provençale countryside - a superb family villa.'
It's easy to see why La Provençale is a particular favourite with light and spacious interiors, mature gardens and beautiful views stretching out from the tranquil, heated pool; this villa ticks all of the boxes for a family holiday in Provence. Its recent renovation has restored charming original features which blend seamlessly with a host of modern amenities ensuring a very relaxing and comfortable stay. Located in Bonnieux, the property is within walking distance of the town with a selection of restaurants and shops. Bonnieux also hosts a Friday morning market which sells delicious local produce and beautiful local crafts.
Rates: from £3,114 per week