Villa Saint-Ange Hotel


Chambre 5 Junior Suite

Two lions flank the wrought-iron gate that marks your arrival to this blissful slip of Provence. It’s a sketch filled with the patina of a bygone era, set in stone – literally – since the 18th century, brought up to modern standards following a head-to-toe renovation. Mature Mediterranean gardens yield to reveal a warm ochre facade and large heated outdoor pool and, with no long-winded check-in, relaxation begins from the get-go.

Within, it’s all accessible finery replete with art, fresh flowers and antiques, with 35 bedrooms clad in every creature comfort. Salons and terraces dot the property, with breakfast served in the beautiful conservatory of Second Empire, and quintessentially French suppers at Âma Terra. The bucolic setting belies proximity to the centre of Aix-en-Provence, a five-minute jaunt away.

Doubles from £280. 00 33 4 4295 1010,

Words by Blossom Green.

This review was taken from the October 2022 issue of Food and Travel. To subscribe today, click here.

Chambre 5 Junior Suite

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