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20 of the Best CoolStays in France

Published: 2nd January 2020

Tucked away in the sleepy French countryside, beside the sea or in a sun-drenched village - your perfect French holiday property awaits. We've chosen 20 of the best CoolStays in France, from incredible chateaux to lake-side cabins, to bubble domes, to windmills, to beach-side villas. Book yourself a gorgeous French getaway.
Le Dernier Chateau

Le Dernier Chateau

Les Baux-de-Provence - Bouches-du-Rhone

A magical stone villa, with a fabulous terrace and pool, that has been carved out of the beautiful rocky hillside in Les-Baux-de-Provence.

Sleeps 10

From 534/night

Mas des Issarts

Mas des Issarts

Callas - Var

Relax by the infinity pool and gaze out over the picturesque wooded hillsides of the Massif des Maures.

Sleeps 12

From 186/night

Le Cordonnier

Le Cordonnier

Claviers - Provence

In the hilltops of Provence, with views that stretch as far as the eye can see, is where youll find boutique villa, Le Cordonnier.

Sleeps 10

From 229/night

Boutique Gite

Boutique Gite

Sainte-Colombe-de-Villeneuve - Lot-et-Garonne

Escape to the South of France for a stay in this stylish and luxurious gite with its own private pool in the countryside near Agen.

Sleeps 4

From 114/night

Villa Cannelle

Villa Cannelle

Mougins - Alpes Maritimes

Luxurious holiday villa with a private pool and amazing views near Cannes

Sleeps 8 / 9

From 390/night

Chateau de Montoussel

Chateau de Montoussel

Beauville - Haute-Garonne

Three elegant gites, and a pretty private pool, situated in the grounds of a stunning 14th Century chateau - in the beautiful Haute-Garonne.

Sleeps 2-6 per gite

From 79/night

Bastide de la Flicit

Bastide de la Flicit

St. Remy de Provence - Provence

A stunning bastide with magical gardens, two swimming pools and a manicured tennis court in the heart of beautiful Provence.

Sleeps 18

From 1936/night

Les Cabanes de Labrousse

Les Cabanes de Labrousse

Saint-Julien-Labrousse - Ardeche

Be at one with nature in the spectacular French countryside of Ardeche at Les Cabanes de Labrousse.

Sleeps 2

From 62/night

Chateau Lignol

Chateau Lignol

Lignol - Brittany

Take a trip to this 14th century hunting lodge - a miniature castle in the middle of the Brittany countryside.

Sleeps 10

From 357/night

Tobacco Barn

Tobacco Barn

Monpazier - Dordogne

Cool, contemporary luxury for all in this exceedingly stylish Dordogne barn conversion

Sleeps 10

From 257/night

Villa Cigalea

Villa Cigalea

nr Saint Remy de Provence - Provence

Find peace and tranquillity at this gorgeous villa, surrounded by lush gardens and set deep in the sleepy, sun-baked countryside of rural Provence.

Sleeps 9

From 1199/night

Pella Roca Cabane & Spa

Pella Roca Cabane & Spa

Labastide-de-Penne - France

Three luxury treetop cabins in rural, southwest France, with their own private saunas and exclusive, wood-fired hot tubs

Sleeps 12

From 176/night

Orion Treehouses

Orion Treehouses

St. Paul de Vence - Alpes-Maritimes

Get back to nature in the south of France and relax with your loved ones in one of four comfy treehouses.

Sleeps 2 - 5 per treehouse

From 176/night

Villa La Ruche

Villa La Ruche

La Baule - Pays de la Loire

An elegant guest house with heated swimming pool situated just a stones throw from the chic beach resort of La Baule.

Sleeps 6

From 84/night

L'Atelier Onyx

L'Atelier Onyx

Saint Clment des Baleines - le de R

A stylish and contemporary boutique cottage by the sea, on the stunning island of le de R on the west coast of France.

Sleeps 4

From 115/night

Attrap'Rves Bubbles

Attrap'Rves Bubbles

Allauch - Provence

Unique, luxurious bubble tents situated in the middle of a gorgeous Provenal pine forest.

Sleeps 2 per bubble

From 105/night

Romantic Windmill - France

Romantic Windmill - France

St Cyr Des Gats - Vende

A lovingly restored 19th century windmill beautifully set in the rural heartland of the Vende region

Sleeps 2

From 64/night

Fisherman's Cabin

Fisherman's Cabin

Busserolles - Dordogne

An inspirational, handcrafted cabin, hidden off the beaten track in the Dordogne

Sleeps 2-4

From 84/night

Villa Atlantique

Villa Atlantique

Biarritz - France

A sophisticated beach retreat on the southwest coast of France; where laidback surf life and stylish Biarritz coincide.

Sleeps 14

From 880/night

Little Hut in the Vineyard

Little Hut in the Vineyard

Saint-Ciers-du-Taillon - France

Gorgeous shepherd's hut an hour from Bordeaux offering a romantic break in some marvellous French countryside.

Sleeps 2

From 125/night

Author:
Claire Wills
Claire is the International Editor for CoolStays. It's her mission to scout the globe for new amazing places to show you. You can follow her on Twitter, @clairelewills

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