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La Coquillade Village, a luxurious haven of peace in the heart of Provence

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Perched on a hill in the Luberon, this Relais & Châteaux establishment is a haven of peace with the appearance of a small village, combining Provençal charm with top-of-the-range hotel services… Immersion. 

After extensive work, the Seashell Village is born in 2008, under the impulsion of Carmen & Werner Wunderli, a Swiss couple in love with the south of France. As soon as you arrive, you are immediately seduced by the majestic driveway, lined with trees and lavender, leading to the estate. Built aroundan XNUMXth century hamletis - founded by Cistercian monks from the Abbey of Sénanque, according to legend – Coquillade Village, which received theEuropean Ecolabel in 2012, brings together 63 magnificent rooms including 42 sumptuous suites, imbued with softness and elegance.

Stone walls, woodwork and ocher colours… Sober and refined, the decoration in cream tones highlights exclusively noble materials. The layout is signed by the biggest names: Starck for the toilets, local craftsmen for the woodwork and natural stone, not to mention the fabrics selected from famous manufacturers such as Frey, Manuel Canovas, Rubelli, Zimmer… Because here, nothing is left to chance and every detail has been thought out with the greatest care. If the luxury suites have a private swimming pool, an outdoor jacuzzi and a hammam cabin (just that!) the family suites will be perfect for a stay with your little darlings. 

In the morning, advised by the showroom's cycling experts, you can set off to explore Gordes ou Roussillon on an electric bike!

To eat, on your return, the estate has no less than 3 restaurants. "Coquillade", offers a classic french cuisine (and exquisite) revisited by the Chef Thierry Enderlin, whose products come from organic vegetable garden and the region, while the menu of the restaurant "Les Vignes" displays more bistro dishes, which are nonetheless excellent.

"Il Ristorante" meanwhile, will be perfect for lovers of Italian gastronomy, solar and tasty as desired. 

Surrounded by a Aureto vineyard of 36 hectares, La Coquillade offers a idyllically for wine tourism enthusiasts who can even taste the house wine production in the cellar, Aureto in AOC Ventoux and Luberon!

On the relaxation side, you can do sunbathing on the deckchairs, surrounded by terraces and other centuries-old olive trees that create an atmosphere rich in history. The alternative ? Relax in one of the two sublime outdoor swimming pools (one is heated, the other is not)…

To carry on perfectly this parenthesis of well-being, direction the " SPA & Wellness Center Coquillade ! With its large open living spaces – the jacuzzi in the middle of the vines is a must – this cozy complex, endowed with an incredible view of the Calavon valley and the perched villages of the Luberon, invites you to total disconnection.

On the program: sauna, hammam, hydrotherapy, sensory shower, hydro-massage steam bath, ice fountain, scrub bar, Kneipp pools, sensory shower and heated indoor pool, not to mention the fitness room and its state-of-the-art equipment... Elected best spa in europe 2018, this 1 m² showcase is thought of as a timeless place. The massages provided by the Esthederm professionals are also exceptional, very relaxing. 

Whether for a single day or a long weekend, this Epicurus' paradise is undoubtedly the dream summer destination.

Coquillade Village ***** Relais & Châteaux, Le Perrotet hamlet, Gargas. Only 45 minutes from Avignon TGV station and 1 hour from Marseille airport. 04 90 74 71 71,



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