Romantic Spring Break at Le Mas de PierreSituated just 15 minutes’ drive from Nice and the Cote D’Azur, this beautiful Relais Chateaux property is perfectly placed just outside the village of Saint Paul de Vence. Set in two hectares of landscaped gardens the 48 rooms are decorated in luxurious fabrics and furnishings in carefully renovated Provenҫal stone buildings. The peaceful ambience of the hotel makes for the perfect environment to relax either in the beautiful gardens, by the hotel’s pool or in the wellness centre, which offers a Jacuzzi and sauna as well as massage and beauty treatments.For those who wish to get away for an indulgent spring break, the hotel is offering 4 nights for the price of 3 for the month of April and has a romantic spring break package which includes 2 nights in a classic double room with breakfast and a delicious 3 course meal for two people in the hotel’s excellent restaurant ‘la Table de Pierre’. The package also includes a relaxing 30 minute massage for the ultimate in relaxation.Prices from £875 per person for 4 nights, including flights, accommodation with breakfast and car hire or from £575 per person for the 2 night spring break.Families programme at the Four Seasons Terre Blanche in ProvenceThis spectacular hotel, situated just 3 miles outside Fayence is the perfect place to unwind in splendid countryside surroundings. The hotel has a wide range of facilities for children including a kids club which is open from Wednesday to Sunday outside school holidays and every day during July and August. The hotel has a wealth of activities for children of all ages from tennis ‘initiation classes’ to treasure hunts and indoor games and arts and crafts. The hotel has special five day family programmes where different activities are suggested to match all the family’s interests such as a Sun Beach and Coast discovery, discovering the beautiful village of Eze with its perfumery, followed by a visit to Montecarlo and the Oceanographic Museum, the Prince’s Palace and the beautiful botanical gardens. Children’s evening meals can be taken early and then parents can enjoy a quiet evening meal whilst a babysitter looks after the kids or they take part in one of the summer cinema sessions.Alternatively, for the less adventurous, a simple day’s gastronomic visit to Fayence and the nearby Chateau de Sèlves to taste the local wine and olive oil followed by a spot of relaxation in the Hotel’s spa for adults whilst the children enjoy the Kids Club activities is equally appealing!Prices from £3400 for a family of 2adults and 2 children under 12 years sharing a suite for 4 nights on a bed and breakfast basis, including scheduled flights and car hire.Romantic Spring Breaks and Musical Interludes at The Hotel Royal and the Ermitage Hotel in Evian-les-BainsThese two magnificent hotels over looking Lake Geneva have spectacular facilities and a wonderful atmosphere throughout the year. With spring on its way, this is the perfect place to spend a couple of nights ‘away from it all’ on a romantic break. Both hotels have excellent spas and a choice of restaurants to dine in for those who are looking for rest and pampering. For the more active there is a wealth of outdoor activities to choose from with mountain walks, cycling and lake excursions, as well as the championship Evian Masters Golf club.This spring the hotels have a special 2 night Romantic Break from £975 per person, including scheduled flights to Geneva, return transfers, 2 nights in a Lake junior Suite, Champagne and canapés on arrival, a romantic dinner, complimentary access to the spa and health club and a massage for two people.From 25-27 May Evian les Bains is hosting its own Music Festival, entitled ‘The Art of Loving’,with artistic director and conductor, Laurence Dale. A host of renowned musicians from all over the world will be performing at the Granges au Lac auditorium, including the young Russian pianist Nicolai Tokarev who will perform Rachmaninov.2 night packages at the Hotel Ermitage in a double lake view room, including scheduled flights, return transfers, complimentary access to the well being centre and indoor pool, half board and a complimentary concert ticket are available from £825 per person.
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