We honestly could not have asked for a better holiday, better location or better apartment to stay in. We have never felt more comfortable and at home than when we stayed here. The apartment is absolutely beautiful, and is more like a house rather than apartment! Very spacious, extremely clean and comfortable and Lesley & Mike were helpful and welcoming. There are supermarkets nearby, and quaint walks to take up to St Paul de Vence. 10 minute drive from Nice beach which is lovely to watch the planes come in. We also spent days in Monaco, St Tropez & Verdon Gorge. Days in the apartment were just as perfect as the days out. We will definitely re-visit!
We had a wonderful stay in this ground floor apartment located in a quiet neighborhood nearby St. Paul the Vence. The household is run following the best European standards and Michael and Lesley are really friendly and helpful, the cleaning is over the rate. The living room is tastefully decorated, with a broad table and a comfortable sofa. There is also a small selection of books: recent bestsellers (all in English), leaflets about shop and monuments and Michelin guides of the surroundings (in French). The kitchen is well organized and has top quality appliances, while some extra saucepans would be useful. All the bathrooms have good quality towels and there is plenty of hot water for at least three showers, there is also a hairdryer. The bedrooms are really comfortable, top quality cotton satin linen, wardrobes furnished with extra blankets and several cloth hangers. The main feature that hit us is that it feels like being at home, not just living in a holiday flat for rent. The other feature that left us breathless is the gorgeous view to the Medieval walled town of St. Paul which is just few hundred yards away in front of the flat – you can see it from all the main windows as well as from the small yard. We think we will come back.
We have just returned from Les Arabanes and cannot receomment the apartment enough. It is tastefully decorated and absolutely everything you could need is provided. The views up to Saint Paul's de Vence are wonderful and it is a great location to use as a base from which to visit the many nearby villages, towns and cities. The only reason that we haven't rated this accommodation a "5" is due to problems we had with the hot water, however this would certainly not affect us returning again. Lesley and Mike were lovely and on-hand if needed to deal with any queries or problems. All in all, a great find and we hope to return again in the future.
A fantastic, spacious ground-floor apartment with magnificent views of St Paul de Vence. The apartment is very well appointed with high quality furnishings and linens. The air-conditioning was very welcome given the high temperatures and wifi worked without a problem. The photos do not do justice to the size and the layout of the apartment.
The location is perfect for exploring all that the area has to offer. Within easy reach of the coast. Would strongly recommend the old town of Vence for great restaurants with tables outside.
Overall would very strongly recommend - a fabulous place to stay.
Les Arabanes is a perfect place to stay. Our 8 day stay at Residence Les Arabanes was superb from start to finish. Lesley & Mike made everything so easy, booking was clear, simple & straightforward. We were arriving late in the evening so Lesley very kindly asked if we would like them to buy some groceries for our arrival. When we arrived the groceries were waiting for us & the lights were on to make our arrival easier. Lesley & Mike thoughtfully left us a scrumptious bottle of rose, which we thoroughly enjoyed, Mary thanks.
The apartment is amazing, & is deceptively larger than the photographs show. There is a lovely large open plan hallway, living area & dinning area. Off the dinning area is a modern fully fitted kitchen. The master bedroom is huge and has a fantastic fully fitted modern bathroom . The second bedroom has twin beds and in the hallway there's another beautiful modern shower room and separate toilet. There is a third toilet off the hallway.
All of the rooms have double doors that lead out on to a terrace to fantastic views of St Paul de Vence, the views are stunning and if you can drag yourself away, it's take ten minutes to walk up to the village. It's a perfect place to explore the South of France or equally just to relax and escape.
Many thanks Lesley and Mike we’ll definitely be back.
This is a lovely spot for a holiday on the French Riviera. The apartment has a great view of the picturesque village of St Paul de Vence which is only a short walk away for restaurants, art galleries and the old fortifications. It's also not far by car to explore Antibes, Nice, and the local hills and villages. The apartment itself is very spacious, well-furnished with modern kitchen/bathrooms, and has space outside for al fresco dining in the almost inevitably good weather. Highly recommended!