With the weather cooling down and vacations coming up, it is the perfect time to spend with family! This special place is in the Hérault department of southern France. It is surrounded by vines and the wilderness of the Mediterranean coast and boasts of a rich, unparalleled cultural history. Cournonterral is a winemakers village, less than an hour’s drive from Montpellier, the department capital and is popularly known for its annual festival that takes place from Epiphany Sunday to Ash Wednesday. The carnival marks an ancient victory of the Cournonterral over the Aumelas, the neighbouring village, thus putting an end to a long dispute over amassing firewood. The exceptional sights and sounds along with a convoy of carnival floats, gigs, brass bands and dancing are a treat for the eyes. The only word that comes to mind to describe this spellbinding atmosphere is ‘Magic’! Read on to find out about the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Cournonterral, France.
Situated on the outskirts of Cournonterral amongst beautiful tree-lined streets, within a reasonable distance from both downtown and the countryside, is this huge and comfortable holiday house. It can comfortably accommodate up to seven guests and boasts of three cosy bedrooms, a fully equipped open plan kitchen alongside a dining area, a spacious living room and a full bathroom. A private swimming pool, a washing machine, a hairdryer, an air conditioner, WiFi and several family features, including room-darkening shades and a beautiful patio with garden views, all come with the villa. It is also a great place for kids, as they have a big terrasse with a ping-pong table, books and some toys. There is a supermarket (Carrefour) within walking distance from the place. You can also plan day trips to the beach, the city of Montpellier and the neighbouring villages.
Connected villa, comfortable, flat foot, swimming
Conveniently located within a few minutes from the city centre, this double-room property is the perfect place to enjoy Cournonterral’s picturesque attractions. The magnificent flora and the atmosphere filled with vitality gives the place its scenic beauty and makes it just picture perfect. The villa is surrounded by lush green trees and offers a private pool, an enclosed garden and terrace, complimentary buffet breakfast and a kitchen space where guests can cook their own meals. Each room has an en-suite bathroom. The villa also features free WiFi and a flat-screen TV with cable channels in every room. Whether you are an adventure enthusiast, a photographer or a plain nature lover, this amazing place will provide you with opportunities to spend your time with nature.
Our blue B&B
Situated on a small hill between the sea and the garrigue, in the beautiful old village of Cournonsec, this holiday home is ideal for couples who would like to spend some quiet quality time together. Featuring access to the owner’s outdoor pool, with an enclosed garden and a personal terrace, the listing features exposed stone walls and wooden beams, very typical of this part of France. Curl up on the snug sofa and enjoy a good read or take advantage of the amenities on offer, including free WiFi, a DVD player, a flat-screen TV, as well as board games. The outdoor kitchen is well-equipped for cooking your favourite meals and has an oven, a microwave and a refrigerator. Bicycles are at your disposal. The place has great views of the woods, village and the nearby areas.
Entre mer et garrigue
Located 0n a quiet street, close to a bus stop for Montpellier, this lovely house with two double rooms is ready to welcome its guests. All basic amenities, such as WiFi, a kitchen, an iron, a cable TV and heating are provided. A bus stop is reached within a five-minute walk and groceries and local restaurants are all easily accessible. There is a small library with a piano and a wonderful garden with a hammock in the yard, inviting you to relax or have a short walk amidst nature. An organic breakfast is also on offer.
2 Chambres dans cadre de verdure paisible
Experience the thrill and charm of staying in this truly unusual medieval tower arranged in a comfortable home setting. The grand and dramatic property is part of a 17th-century castle, close to the garrigue and the church, and is a fantastic experience to live in! The sublime ceilings and sprawling staircases have magic oozing out of every brick, somewhat like a Hogwarts’ grandeur. It has all the amenities including a spacious living room, a kitchen, four double beds, three bathrooms, an indoor pool, a washing machine, a garden, barbecue facilities and a library in the mezzanine. This is definitely a great location if you want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the crowded tourist areas and are looking for something offbeat. The Camargue, Montpellier and many beaches and places of tourist interest including adventure parks, supermarkets and local bars are just around the corner.
La Tour Sarrasine site médiéval Xès
Located in a quiet part of Cournonteral, lies this small no-frills apartment. It is ideal for a couple on a holiday or for a spa treatment in neighbouring spa town, of Balaruc-Les-Bains. The studio-style setting has everything you could possibly need for a comfortable and relaxing stay. It provides for a television, WiFi, an equipped kitchenette, small appliances, a small private terrace and reversible air conditioning. It is located just a few minutes away from the shopping centre and restaurants. The hosts are kind and helpful, committed to providing a great stay for their guests.
Studio neuf, Gigean , tout confort !
Yet another property suited for solo travellers, this artistically decorated private accommodation is built in the form of a small shack on the ground floor. It is 15 km (9.3 km) from the city of Montpellier and offers access to a big garden maintained by the owners. The place has all the basics: a bed, a private bathroom with shower, internet access, TV and a kitchen space where guests can cook their own meals. The sea is nearby and guests often sit and relax along the coast. Breakfast is optional and available at an additional cost.
This rental offers a private villa space for a capacity of ten people. The property is surrounded by a Zen garden with beautiful landscape and access to a large salt-tiled swimming pool. The property is WiFi enabled and also has an indoor barbecue area, free parking space, a play area for kids, a washing machine and a TV. There are five bedrooms, two with double beds and three rooms with two single beds and a cot. The kitchen opens into a large living room with a microwave, a kettle, an oven, a coffee machine, and a small fridge. The villa is located in the heart of the medieval village. There are weekly markets and many local shops, cafes and restaurants, all a stone’s throw away.
Jardin zen autour de la piscine en toute intimité
Relax, rejuvenate and unwind in the ultimate rustic experience at this getaway house. You have use of a single double bedroom, private full bathroom with a shower, heating, a hair dryer, and a small kitchen opening into the living room. Other amenities include a cosy living space, a dining area, an iron and a flat-screen TV. The studio features a beautiful fenced garden with trees and palms and is only a few minutes away from the sea. Conveniently located, it is a 15 minutes’ drive from the historic centre of Montpellier.
Maison 54 m2
This modestly decorated villa comfortably situated near Montpellier has the capacity to accommodate up to six guests, and is a great bet if you are travelling on a relaxed budget. It offers absolute tranquillity and features three large bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen along with air-conditioning and a pool. As guests of the apartment, you are entitled to use a large screen TV, a washing machine, an iron, a hairdryer and all room essentials are at your disposal. You also have access to the common rooms, children’s books and toys and a large garden. Smoking is not allowed. There are numerous shops, restaurants, bars and main attractions, just a walking distance away from the place.
Maison à 15 mins des plagesCournonterral, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Cournonterral, a tranquil village in Southern France
While Cournonterral may remind you of the wine that comes from the region, the village has more to it than meets the eye. The rigged up pathways and the middle-age architecture of the territory are bound to take your breath away. Those looking for a quiet retreat can stay with ease at one of the recommended Airbnb accommodations. Explore the city of Montpellier, the sea and the port of Sète while stationed at the commune.
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