Route de Murs 84220 Joucas-Gordes − France
Member of Relais & Chateaux
In the heart of Luberon, 5 star hotel located between Roussillon and Gordes, Hotel & Luxury villa, gastronomic restaurant awarded by one star in the Michelin guide "Xavier MATHIEU's", bistrot "Le Café de la Fontaine" and Carita Spa. This mas built in dry stone steeped in history, was rebuilt on the ruins dating back to the Knights of the Order of Malta, this jewel of a hotel, nestled in the heart of the Luberon, is a place where everyone feels when the mistral blowing through the "garrigue". Place of relaxation and conviviality made of refinement.
This is the ideal base to explore the Luberon and Provence, but also to relax in serenity. The rooms, suites , independent mas of 150 m2 and luxury villa of 350m² ", of this 5-star hotel offers an elegant decoration and complete comfort. Some suites overlook the tranquil waters of their own private pools.
Starred in the Michelin Guide, the gourmet restaurant "Xavier MATHIEU's Table" breathes new life into ancient Provencal recipes and sign a masterly pistou soup. Its Chef, Xavier MATHIEU, regularly shares his passion for gastronomy by organizing cooking classes.
For a stay of pure relaxation, enjoy body and facial treatments at the Carita Spa Hotel. This place of 400 m2 dedicated to well-being is making to discover a range of beauty treatments, but also a fitness room, fitness trail, aqua play area with jacuzzis, hammam and tea herb service.
Our energizing package completed with a menu balancing the virtues of our land is a perfect complement for lovers of heart and mind harmony.
COOKING CLASSES IN GORDES, PROVENCE WITH CHEF XAVIER MATHIEU
Program: Initiation and Tasting
Provençal and creative cuisine cooking classes are presented by our chef to small groups of ten people in the kitchens of the Hostellerie gastronomic restaurant, in one afternoon ended with a gourmet dinner. Great Chefs meet each others at Le Phébus.
The program runs in half a day including a meal of several different preparations according to a theme. Aperitif, selected wines, mineral water and coffee are included. This is a course of two to three hours making proposing and demonstrating recipes.
An oenological complement is proposed by our wine water during the meal.
Decorated with refined taste, the 29 Rooms, executive Suites, Independent Mas of 150 m2 and Luxury "Angel's Villa" of 350m², some with their own private swimming pools, welcome you during your stay in Provence.
In this charming hotel situated in the Luberon and Provence, reigns a subtle atmosphere of elegance and relaxation, that reflects the lifestyle of the privileged from around the world who appreciate unique and exclusive locations.
In the heart of Luberon, for your best pleasure, the Carita spa of our luxury hotel, offers body and facial treatments to enjoy a relaxing moment, real invitation for an inside and outside travel. During your wellness stay in Provence, discover a wide range of beauty treatments developed according Carita expertise: scrub with essential lavender and salt oils, wrap with shea butter or hot stone massage are proposed on our care list.
The Spa of our 5-stars hotel is composed of: three treatment rooms including a duo, a relaxing area, tea herb service, hammam, aqua play area with jacuzzis, shop, gym (elliptical, treadmill guided load equipment, bicycles) and fitness trail.
The art of deep relaxation being the key word in our Spa hotel in Provence, our starred Chef also offers energizing menus, combining the virtues of our land with exquisite flavors.
Le village des Bories in Gordes, constructions of dry stones in a very well protected Provençal natural place. (Visit all year around every day from 9.00 a.m. to setting sun).
L'abbaye de Sénanque in Gordes, this is a very nice Cistercian abbey founded in 1148, partly still lived in. (Guided visits all year around.)
Le musée de la lavande in Coustellet, story of distillation and utilisation of lavender through stills exposition. A nice shop there is selling many products made with lavender.
Le conservatoire des Ocres et pigments appliqués in Roussillon, this ancient ochre factory proposes you guided visits, workshops, thematic expositions.
Open every day all year around.
La forêt de Cèdres in Bonnieux, you will find there hundred years old trees and a botanic footpath with explanations of Luberon flora.
Le Musée du Tire bouchon in Ménerbes, presentation of over one thousand pieces from 17th Century till today.
Le fort de Buoux, listed on the Historical Register, opened every day, all year around from rising to setting sun.
Fontaine de Vaucluse, listed on the Unesco Register, this spring of secret origin is giving rise to the "Sorgue" river.
Isle sur la Sorgue walk on the Sorgue riverside and antique market every sunday (all day).
Xavier MATHIEU created his bistro in one of the rooms of the hostellerie and outdoors around a fountain recreating the atmosphere of a place of our charming villages.
We offer a contemporary and simple cuisine based on family traditions with the best products of the region. We present a deliberately short menu frequently renewed, proposed dishes will evolve and change to the tastes of the markets and seasons
A STARRED GOURMET RESTAURANT IN PROVENCE XAVIER MATHIEU, IN THE HEART OF LUBERON
Nestled in the heart of the Luberon, in the heights of Gordes in Joucas, Xavier MATHIEU's restaurant is taking place; this high gastronomic place awarded by the Michelin Guide, combines conviviality and lifestyle.
Constantly looking for the best, Xavier MATHIEU subtly draws its inspiration from the recipes of his Provencal's land that he reinterprets with elegance and creativity depending of the seasonal markets, and offers vegan and vegetarian menus to complete his appetizing creations.
His cuisine, blending subtle flavors, textures and colors, invites you to a gourmet travel through the heart of Provence, sublimating the sometimes forgotten classics. Regularly, this starred chef shares his love of Southern gastronomic cuisine though cooking classes which take place in the kitchen of its restaurant.
The gourmet restaurant, located in a unique setting of a sumptuous dry stone country house, has large rooms and large terrace overlooking the Luberon Valley, inviting to enjoy delicious moments of relaxation and definitely Provencal culinary discoveries.
Closing day Tuesday noon, Wednesday noon and Thursday noon.
Booking through the calendar only possible for gourmet restaurant.
Lunch time : 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Dinner time : 7:30pm to 9:30pm
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Train Station: Cavaillon (17 Kms.) TGV Avignon (40 Kms.)
Airport: Avignon (40 Kms.) Marseille-Marignane International Airport (85 Kms.)
By car: Take the A7 highway, exit Cavaillon, towards Apt (D2). In Coustellet, towards Gordes, roundabout before Gordes, towards Joucas (D102).
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