A 4 ★ French Getaway located in Prades at the Foot of the Pyrenees. 2017 - 2021 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. From midnight Monday 7th June travel to and from Spain is permisable if you are able to show a vaccination document / certificate or a negative certificate of immunity after recovery from Covid.
Paradis Gite situated in the small market town of Prades is the ideal base for exploring the Pyrenees and the mythical Canigo.
Hosted by Paul & and Karen Smith Paradis gite, an old animal barn was carefully restored, renovated to a high specification and classified as 4* by Gîtes de France in 2017. With their own access guests are able to have independence and privacy. Free parking is nearby. The gite is a 5minute walk from: the town centre and the train and bus stations where with a 1€ ticket travellers can access Perpignan and further afield. It is an ideal base for exploring this beautiful region of France.
Supermarkets are a 5 - 15min walk. The nearest electric car charging point is 5 mins away.
The accommodation 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. All bed linen and towels, including beach towels are provided with no additional cost. Free toiletries and a hairdryer are available. 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. Guests have access to the shared heated swimspa (April - September) 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.
Minimum stay 3 nights in the spring and autumn seasons, 4 nights in summer and over the Christmas / New Year period. 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 and 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 the hosts; 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.