Perfect Provence: The New Suite at Alain Ducasse’s Country Inn

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La Bastide de Moustiers, private cottage

Few hotels can conjure up the perfect idyll of Provence like La Bastide de Moustiers. This is chef Alain Ducasse’s country inn, and everything about it-- from the bunches of fresh-picked lavender perfuming your guest room to the garden-fresh cuisine-- will have you wishing you could pick up and live "A Year in Provence." (Did we mention the pool overlooking the olive groves?) Good news for those who want to linger a little longer at La Bastide. Ducasse opened a new suite this year, a stand-alone cottage with a private garden called the Bastidon.

Equipped with two spacious rooms (a bedroom and a living room), the chic suite was designed with raw materials like wood and stone to create a charming and traditional ambiance. Décor includes a monumental, Louis XV-style mantelpiece and an oak four-poster bed. The marble-clad bathroom has both a Roman shower and an old-fashioned tub. In the garden, you’ll find an old Provencal fountain surrounded by fig trees and cypresses.

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Sound like heaven? The rate is 450 € per night for the months of March, April, November and December (excluding holidays), and 650 € for the months of May, June, July, August, September, October. For more information, visit www.bastide-moustiers.com.

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