Les bergeries d'Arone
NUMBER OF ROOMS: 1 bedroom, 1 living room with a pull-out couch
CLOSED ANNUALLY: Open all year round
THE STORY: Located an hour from Ajaccio, in the village of Piana (one of Unesco’s world heritage sites), this former sheepfold is a perfect hideaway for bashful lovers. Inside, you’ll find rustic-chic décor (whitewashed furniture and walls, exposed brick) and luxe touches (a Lacanche stove, high-end sheets, copper pots and pans, air conditioning). Meanwhile, outside, there’s a summer kitchen, an infinity pool, numerous terraces and an exceptional view of the Gulf of Porto. Ranging from €180 to €740 a night for four guests, daily maid service and breakfast included.
TOILETRIES: Bring your own.
INTERNET: Wifi (free)
BREAKFAST: Viennoiseries and freshly baked bread are delivered every morning, along with the newspaper.
MINI-BAR: No, but there’s butter, milk, jam, tea, Nespresso coffee and a few épicerie products available.
LITTLE LUXURY: Doing a cannonball into the pool and enjoying the spectacular view of the Arone beach’s turquoise waters.