A 4 ★ French Getaway located in Prades at the Foot of the Pyrenees. Rated 9.9 and Exceptional by guests booking through Booking.com Ideal as a base to combine your walking and trekking in the Pyrenees; discovering beautiful villages or following les routes des vins. If required, transfer to and from Perpignan airport.
Welcome to Paradis Gite situated in the small market town of Prades, the starting point for exploring the Pyrenees and the mythical Canigo. Hosted by Paul & Karen Smith Paradis gite was an old animal barn which has been carefully restored and renovated to a high specification, classified as 4* by Gîtes de France in 2017. Guests have their own access with nearby free parking. We are a 5 minute walk from: the town centre; the train and bus stations where with a 1€ ticket travellers can access Perpignan and further. Supermarkets are a 5 - 15min walk. The nearest electric car charging point is 5 mins away.
The building is on two floors. The kitchen on the ground floor is equipped to a high standard with all the amenities you would wish for. The patio provides for outdoor dining with a gas plancha. There is a large shower on the first floor along with a king size bed. Free toiletries and a hairdryer are provided. Guests have the benefit of a large flat-screen TV with Netflix and international channels. A separate toilet is on the ground floor. The balcony on the first floor provides an opportunity for guests to sit back, relax after a days hiking with a glass of local vin rouge. Guests have access to the shared heated swimspa (April - October) and garden. The property benefits from dual air-con and a wood burner.
Free use of bicycles and fishing rods are available if booked in advance.
Maps of the local area and walking poles are provided at no additional cost.
Minimum stay 2 nights in autumn and spring; 3 in summer season. Long stay lets with reduced rates are available on application.
The area which benefits from 300 days of sun a year, is ideal for access to: climbing, hiking or skiing in the Pyrenees (1hour door to piste); the Mediterranean beaches of Canet (45 minutes ) and Argeles-sur-Mer (1 hour) and the many nearby beautiful médiéval French and Spanish villages. Combined with the friendly welcome you will receive from Paul & Karen, Paradis Gite is the ideal venue for a long weekend or your main holiday.
The nearest airports are Perpignan 40mins - 44kms; Carcassonne 1hr 45mins -155kms; Girona (Spain) 1hr 40mins - 133kms. Car hire is available from both airports or from SuperU in Prades. For a charge of 40€ guests are able to book a transfer from Perpignan airport to Paradis Gite.