Les Cerisiers

Self Catering Holiday home

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Easy 750m Walk to Village
Salt Water Infinity Pool
Fibre optic WiFi & Air Conditioning

Les Cerisiers


Les Cerisiers is adjacent our own home and set in a former olive grove and cherry orchard, hence the name. One of two one bedroom gites, it enjoys wonderful views over the surrounding countryside, Luberon hills and stunning salt water, infinity swimming pool.

  • Air conditioning
  • Smart TV for French, UK and Netflix,  free Fibre Wifi
  • All linen, towels and pool towels included
  • Private covered terrace equipped with table and chairs and BBQ
  • Less than 10 minutes walk to village centre
  • Private covered parking

Les Cerisiers has beamed vaulted ceilings, a comfortable living and dining area, open plan to the fully fitted kitchen which includes dishwasher, coffee machine, oven, hob etc

The well designed bedroom suite has a built in wardrobe, double bed and luxurious en suite shower room with W.C and wash hand basin.

On your private terrace there is a weber bbq, table & chairs for alfresco dining. From the landscaped terraces steps lead down to the swimming pool, with ample sunbathing area, sun loungers, parasols and pool house, for the use of our guests it has comfortable furniture for you to relax with a stocked fridge should you require a cold beveridge. It is the perfect place for our guests to get together to exchange stories and tips over an early evening aperitif and watch the sun set behind the chateau.

We are also on hand to assist whether it be a restaurant reservation, which market is on where and the best place to park, cycle hire, routes for hiking or even source cooking ingredients. As David is now a regular cyclist he can advise on a range of tried and tested routes and has been known to accompany many guests including several making their first attempt at climbing the mighty Mont Ventoux.  Since we started in 2009 we have welcomed guests from all over the world many of whom have now been coming back for over ten years.

If you prefer to avoid travelling at weekends, why not book an extra couple of nights in the Bed & Breakfast room? Or if you have friends who would like to join you, they can reserve the Chambre du Platane, as the gites are equipped to cater for four people.

Seasonal Pricing 2024/5

Season Daily Rate Weekly Rate
Saturday 25th May to  Friday 6th September 2024 €195 €1365
Saturday 7th September to Saturday 5th October 2024 €180 €1260
Saturday 26th April to 23rd May 2025 €155 €1085
Saturday 24th May to Friday 5th September  2025 195€ 1365€
Saturday 6th September to Friday 10th October 2025 180€ 1260€

Saturday to Saturday bookings only during high season. Prices quoted in Euros.  Occasionally we can accommodate mid-week stays on request. Contact us for details.

Our gites are an easy 750m walk from the heart of the unspoilt village of St Saturnin Lès Apt. Full of Provencal character, it is dominated by a medieval ruined castle with its ramparts and towers (which can be seen from all our properties) and the 17th Century Windmill. Narrow streets, old stone houses with their original doors, water fountains and a central square, which is shaded by plane trees, all create a peaceful ambience.

Less than 10 minutes walk from our properties there are two bars and two wine bars,  two hotels and three restaurants providing casual and more formal dining. A butchers, boulangerie and a ‘Spar’ supermarket, gift shop, epicerie, chemist, post office, cash machine and newsagent. The village has a market on Tuesday, where you can buy fresh local produce as well as Provencal gifts, wine and clothing.

The area, has been noted for its Olive Oil and the local Moulin, which has a small gift shop, is just outside the village as you approach from Apt.


Les Cerisiers Includes…

Free WiFi

All our rooms come with free high speed  wifi, which is also available poolside.


English & French television, bluetooth speaker, selection of games & DVD’s

Bedroom Comforts

Fresh white linen with continental quilts, and both bathroom and pool towels are provided. (all changed mid stay  for those staying two weeks plus). Hairdryer.

Fitted Kitchen

Dishwasher, coffee percolator, oven, hob, toaster, kettle, microwave, lots of utensils.


All guests have access to laundry facilities, including a washing machine, iron and ironing board.


Stunning 10 x 5 metre Salt Water (kinder than chlorine!) Infinity Pool with plenty of sun beds.

Checkin & Checkout

We will be there to welcome you between 16.00 and 19.00 unless arranged otherwise. Departure is by 10am to allow us time to prepare  for the arriving guests.

Parking + Cycle Storage

Free secure car parking is available for guests, as well as a cycle storage area and service tower.


Guest Book

The gite is one of a pair and just 10 minutes walk from the lovely unspoilt village of St Saturnin, where there is all you need. Two boulangeries, a good butchers, and a variety of good places to eat – including one that is a particular favourite of ours.

The gite owners, David and Karen, live in the adjoining house, and are the perfect hosts. Always on hand to give advice on where to go, and ready to recommend or book a restaurant for their guests, but never intrusive. We particular enjoy the opportunity for an aperitif by the pool with them and our fellow guests before dinner. You can judge how fond we are of this place by the fact that we have now been there 5 times, and have already booked for 2019!

Fraser, Ireland

We chose to stay here for our honeymoon. There were another couple and a lady staying who had been multiple times before. This made for a lovely mix of both private relaxation and social company.

David and Karen have created a wonderful garden of Eden with beautifully maintained gardens with shrubs in full bloom. With the cicadas , honey bees and dragonflies and a view across the ecological salt pool and the incredible view across the Luberon countryside, this made for a truly unforgettable experience.

The gite is located in Saint Saturnin which was in our opinion the best of all the local villages. Less touristy with wonderful French character. David and Karen were ideal hosts. Incredibly helpful and friendly. We cannot recommend this place enough!

Phillip, USA

We have lost count of the times we have visited this wonderful gite but we think it is eight times! We will return as it is such an idyllic spot only a few minutes walk into St Saturnin les Apt with its shops and eating establishments.

The gite has everything you could need for your comfort including a heated pool and the area around is quiet countryside with excellent views suitable for walking or cycling. The nearest large town is Apt which is only about 15 minutes away by car.

The owners live adjacent to the gites and are extremely helpful and welcoming and knowledgeable about the local area. We shall be booking next year’s stay shortly!

M&R, France

Fantastic place to stay – beautiful stylish well-equipped apartment, stunning views, easy stroll or cycle into the attractive village for bread and croissant in the morning, amazing places to visit, ideal location for cycling and walking, and wonderfully friendly and helpful hosts. We can see why people come back year after year!

Keith and Marion, UK

We first stayed here in summer 2011, for a week. We went back in 2012 for a week, we had enjoyed it so much. We tried booking it for two weeks this summer but they couldn’t take us: becoming too popular as a result of people rebooking for the next year before they leave and, possibly, because of rave (but honest) reviews like this one!

The gite is very comfortable. And clean! It is a very easy place to feel relaxed and at home. Eating outside on the shaded terrace, gaily surfing the net via the splendid wifi, lazing in the shade by the pool, swimming in the deliciously cool, but not cold, salt water pool, having someone other than ourselves to chat to for half an hour or so over aperitifs, sleeping like a log in the peace and quiet: these are all things we really enjoy.

David and Karen are very welcoming and friendly. If your gite needs something that’s not provided just ask and they’ll do their best to supply it- though quite what you might be having to ask for I’m not sure as they have the place very well equipped. It’s great also to have the facility for washing/drying/ironing clothes.

St. Saturnin is a lovely wee village in its own right and is also well situated for visiting any number of other villages in the Luberon. We wholeheartedly recommend this gite as a great place to stay.

Coleraine, France

We stayed in Les Cerisiers again this year. Situated in a beautiful private & peaceful location, with splendid views of the Luberon hills, it is only a 10 minute scenic walk to the lovely village of St Saturnin.

Both gites are spotlessly clean, comfortable, well equipped & having everything you need. Many charming villages & towns are only a short driving distance, where you can find some very good restaurants. The infinity pool with pool house is the perfect spot in the evenings for aperos & chat with the other gite guests & David & Karen, who are always amazing hosts. Our holiday here is always a delight. Look forward to seeing you next year D & K !!

Lida, UK

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