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Awesome Apartment Ocean View Close to Beaches and Calanques

Bedrooms 1
Space 45 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 living/dining room with kitchen, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

Located in a quiet area of the fishing village of Cassis: 600m from the village, harbor, and main beach; 600m from the Bestouan beach.

Fifth and last floor of quiet residence with elevator. Exceptional views of the sea and Cassis peninsula toward the Calanques National Park. Ample view of the Cap Canaille and its colors changing throughout the day. Lots of sunlight all day and very beautiful sunsets.

Completely renovated fully equipped kitchen, sleeping and entertainment amenities. Linen and towels provided. First breakfast offered free of charge. Large flat screen television with international TV channels, home cinema and high speed wireless Internet. Separate bedroom. Private bathroom with shower, toilet, and sink.

Parking behind the building. The residence is calm but close to the village and other points of interest such as beaches, vineyards, Cap Canaille and Calanques. This is a great place to explore on foot and by boat.

A lovely Provençal market is held every Wednesday and Friday morning in the town center. Marché paysan on Saturdays.

Keywords: Ocean View, French Riviera, Provence, vacation apartment, Calanques, Parc National, beach, hiking, trails, climbing, sailing, jet skiing, casino, fishing, old village, romantic, balcony, panoramic view, outdoor cafés, walking distance, calm, quiet central location, well equipped.

More Details

Jean-Pierre Dautricourt
Member since: 2012
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017

About Jean-Pierre Dautricourt

Former residents of Cassis, we're happy to rent our apartment in this beautiful area of France to travelers and vacationers for their enjoyment. We live in California part of the year and Cassis part of the year.

Jean-Pierre Dautricourt purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Jean-Pierre Dautricourt chose Marseille area

Cassis is a very desirable place in Provence. We bought this apartment because it is sunny, pleasant and ideally located within walking distance of the village center, harbor, beaches and hiking areas.

What makes this apartment unique

Panoramic view of the sea and Cap Canaille. Unobstructed southwest exposure provides lots of sunlight and beautiful sunsets.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Cassis in Bouches-du-Rhone

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 45 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Private bathroom with shower, toilet, and sink.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Quality queen-size “lit double 160cm”
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 Large Double Bed , Quality convertible queen-size “lit double 160cm”
  • Queen size Bed (1) The bed in the bedroom is a quality queen-size “lit double 160cm”., Child Bed (1) Child bed or baby crib can be provided upon request. Sofa Bed (1) The convertible sofa bed in the living-room is queen-size “lit double 160cm”, excellent quality. It is not a futon.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Heater, fan, iron & board, hair-dryer. First breakfast offered free of charge


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)

Awesome Apartment Ocean View Close to Beaches and Calanques
average rating of 4.75 based on 20 reviews
Mountain View, California

Need a fantastic get-away***This is the place in Cassis

  • 5 of 5

I had the lovely opportunity to visit Cassis in September 2011 for the 1st time. Luckily, I stayed in this magnificent apartment. The view is absolutely breath taking. The local farmers market, florist, grocery store, restaurants and wharf in walking distance.

The apartment itself is immaculately clean, great cooking facilities, including dish washer, washing machine, ironing board and hair dryer! I really enjoyed having a glass of wine and dinner on the balcony. In the evenings watching the beautiful sunset against the calanques was my favorite.

I highly recommend staying here and would definitely return and stay longer than a week!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Heaven on earth!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Cassis and when we arrived at the apartment we were a bit worried because the outside of the building has some deferred maintenance issues. As soon as the door opened, however, we knew we had made a good choice. The apartment is exactly as it is portrayed in the pictures. It is clean, comfortable, and has an amazing sweeping view of Cap Canaille and the Mediterranean. The walk into town is only about ten minutes (about 15 back as it is uphill!). We had everything we needed and made meals in the apartment using the utensils and cookware provided. We appreciated having a convenient parking space although we walked almost everywhere and only used the car once. We had the added benefit of 70 degree weather at the beginning of November (I know they can't guarantee that!). We would love to return to Cassis and will definitely try to stay at this apartment again. The apartment manager greeted us and showed us around, and the owner was available by telephone to answer questions. The apartment building itself is visible from the village, perched high on the hill and commanding its fabulous view! Both a large and small grocery store are within easy walking distance as well. Thank you for a wonderful experience to help me celebrate my 60th birthday!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rural Manitowoc County, WI


  • 5 of 5

My husband and I recently returned from a week long stay at this Cassis apartment. The view is breathtaking! We used this apartment as a hub for taking day trips and it worked out perfectly for the two of us. The bed was very comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. If you are a television watcher, there are many French channels but limited English language ( CNN, BBC, MSNBC). Ms.Anne who is the manager of this apartment was helpful, but limited English, however, helped us with the questions we did have. The owner is also very helpful and "just a phone call away"!

We enjoyed the markets in Cassis and there also is a grocery store in the area but not within walking distance if carrying many parcels/bags.

Waking up every morning to the view of Cap Canille was such a gift!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable in Cassis

  • 4 of 5

We stayed in this apartment for two weeks and found it to be very comfortable, modern and ideally located to the ports. The kitchen is suitably stocked with dishes, flatware, and tools. The bedroom is fairly spacious and has a large closet for luggage and clothes. Our stay was during July and even though there is no air conditioning, being on the 5th floor (there is elevator access) ensures a nice breeze through open windows and/or doors. The view from the balcony is stupendous but the balcony is small - comfortable for two. There is a clothes washer but no dryer; the apartment does have a communal laundry line outside on the property, though. A vehicle is preferable as the grocery store is not close and the climb is steep! Parking is limited and difficult during the summer. We found parking on the streets surrounding the building. The ports/beaches are a 10 minute walk downhill and slightly longer for the return (uphill!). This apartment is better suited to two guests rather than three or four, even though there is a pull-out sofa.

The apartment building lobby appears to have no lighting after dark making it unsafe and difficult to navigate through to reach the elevator, however.

Michael & Catherine Hicks

Alberta, Canada

July 2016

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic sea view and good apartment

  • 4 of 5

This apartment is well situated for staying in Cassis. It is walking distance to Cassis Marina and to a couple of local beaches. The apartment is very well equipped and has everything you need. We stayed in July and found the apartment hot as it does not have air conditioning but there is a fan which made the apartment bearable. The walk down to the beach was a very steep hill but it was not a problem to us. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here and would certainly stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our fantastis 11 days at Cassis

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I enjoyed our stay here and would return. Great well equipped kitchen.

Good parking at the rear, no extra cost. Walk to the beach and village center.

It was central enough that we could drive to LA Coitat in 15 min. where there is another great beach. Aix en Provence is only 40 min away and a fantastic place to shop, eat and enjoy.

We took a day trip to Arms to see the old Roman coliseum and also saw St Remey de Provence plus the old Roman, Baux en Provence.

A clean and well appointed unit. Loved the whole French experience.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Cassis Harbor
Nearest Ferry
0.5 Miles
Cassis Harbor
Nearest Golf
6.5 Miles
La Salette
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Cassis Train Station
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Autoroute 50
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Cassis Village
Nearest Ski
155 Miles
Vars Risoul
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Bestouan Beach

A traditional fishing village, Cassis has lots of colorful and bright buildings around the harbor, which is overlooked by a delightful castle. The village is picturesque with an abundance of cafés and restaurants.

Boat trips around the Calanques, which are spectacular, steep Mediterranean fjords of white limestone accessible mainly by boat. Lovely beaches to have a picnic and a swim.

Many wineries. Winemaking interest and activities.

Parc National des Calanques. Château d'If (Frioul Archipelago near Marseille). Stade Vélodrome, 60,000 capacity stadium, home of Olympique de Marseille football club. Musee des Beaux-Arts, Palais Longchamp. Opera de Marseille. Musee de la Marine. Notre Dame de la Garde, Fort Saint Jean.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Cassis, Bouches-du-Rhone

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Spring 1
19 Mar 2017 - 6 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Spring 2
7 May 2017 - 17 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
18 Jun 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
3 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
29 Oct 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Optional charges:
- Apartment should be left as clean as it was upon arrival or tenant should request cleaning : 50 €.
- Vous devez laisser l’appartement propre ou demander un ménage : 50€.

-Linen is provided free of charge.
-Linge de lit et de maison fournis gratuitement.

-First breakfast offered.
-Premier petit déjeuner offert.

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