Le Jas du Bœuf → Design guest house in Haute Provence


Between Luberon and Gorges du Verdon

Nestled on the southern slopes of the Montagne du Lure under the clear blue skies of Provence near Forcalquier, Le Jas du Boeuf offers a little luxury in a magical location with great views. Calm is guaranteed by hundreds of acres of forests and fields scented with wild herbs and lavender, yet great little restaurants are just down the road. There are no neighbours within view or hearing distance and all four rooms have their own private entrances directly from the gardens.

You can choose between old stone walls in the beautifully restored sheep barn dating from 1718 or modern poolside bungalows that pull the outside in. Borrow a book from the library and read in one of the many shady corners of the grounds, hike up the mountain or just stroll along a path and enjoy the views and fresh air before taking a dip in the infinity pool.

Thick stone walls, cement floors, good insulation, and cool evening breezes keep all of our rooms cool in the summer. Our Wifi system works in both of the rooms in the Jas and our cabin guests usually connect over breakfast. You can prepare light meals and keep beverages cool in the summer kitchen overlooking the pool. Please note that we no longer accommodate young children but babies and dogs are OK!

We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Jas or showing you its magnificent setting for the first time.

Jérôme Mantel and Dana Silk

Uno the dachshund and Saïte the cat

“A haunting perfume lingers over the countryside of Provence. It is indefinable, but it seems to contain a dash of lavender, the odor of ripe melons and drying figs, the aroma of pure olive oil blended with a suspicion of fennel, thyme, and saffron, and, of course, a gentle breeze of garlic.” – Samuel Chamberlain, 1952. The Bouquet of France: An epicurean tour of the French provinces.