Maison 9: luxury bed and breakfast in Cassis, France

Nestled in the vineyards of Cassis, a town on the coast just east of Marseille, known for its gorgeous cliffs and lovely calanques (coves), lies a charming, luxurious bed-and-breakfast called Maison 9. The residence is a 19th century former farmhouse covered in vines, filled with natural light and owned by Cynthia Kayser-Maus. In Cassis, visitors […]

Cassis hotel by the beach: Le Jardin d’Emile

If you are looking for a Cassis hotel right by the beach, check out Le Jardin d’Emile, a hotel-restaurant facing Bestouan Beach. The atmosphere of the small village of Cassis, with its little swimming coves and Mediterranean pine trees, provides a relaxing ambiance in the south of France. While in Cassis, you can swim, roast […]

L’Escale B&B Cassis: quiet hideaway on the French Mediterranean

If you are looking for a quiet retreat along the French Mediterranean, L’Escale B&B Cassis is a lovely chambre d’hôtes (a French version of the bed and breakfast) housed in a 1930s villa which has been recently renovated. What I like about L’Escale B&B Cassis is the location: 50 metres above the crystal blue waters of […]

La Suite Cassis: gorgeous boutique hotel at the edge of the French Mediterranean

If you are looking for a more serene place on the French Mediterranean coast, away from the crowds of St. Tropez and Cannes, make sure you visit Cassis. It is an ancient fishing village like St. Tropez, but not as crowded. Cassis has a sandy beach just outside the old port, and you can take […]