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A charming retreat with panoramic sea views. Free WiFi.
This spacious apartment, recently renovated by an architect and a boat builder has many interesting features.
The large fully opening picture window gives onto uninterrupted sea views, and coastline merging with the distant horizon. Enjoy inside privacy and comfort while experiencing all the sensations of sea and nature.

From the king size mezzanine bed the contact with the outside continues, with views of the bay below, and the stars above. Accompanied by the lapping of waves!
Direct access to the cove below.
Second floor, top apartment with sea and mountain views. In a secured residence with private parking.
Internet WiFi.

Direct access from the residence to a sheltered and practically private cove, with a second sandy cove nearby.
A paradise for swimming, diving, snorkeling or just relaxing on the beach. Supermarket is a 3 minutes walk.

The Neighborhood

A land of undulating hillsides planted with grape vines and olive groves that is famed for its luminosity and richness of colour. The way-marked coastal path of the ‘Côte Rocheuse’ descends to hidden creeks, and re ascends to high cliff paths. The light house Semaphore of Cap Béar being the landmark for this route, passing through the natural reserve of the bay of Paulies, the traditional seaside resort of Banyuls-sur-Mer and the footpaths along Cap Cerbère, to the Spanish frontier.

Getting around

- A local bus at only a stone’s throw from the apartment will take you to Port-Vendres and Cerbères in one direction and Collioure and Perpignan in the other; for only 1€!
- Nearest train stations are Port-Vendres and Collioure
- Having a car is recommended though not essential.

Other Things to Note

- Sea fishing, kayak, wind surfing, water skiing and sailing.
- Choice of long sandy beaches
- Numerous short way marked walks in the Albères and Vallespîr regions: rich in monasteries, abbeys and priories, dolmens and watch towers from the period of the ‘Royaume de Majorque’. You will find guide books and maps at the property.
- The Marine Reserve and under water diving circuit between Banyuls & Cerbère.
- Wine tasting - ‘La Route des Vins’. The fortified natural wines from Banyuls, and wines from Collioure & Côte du Roussillon
- Cycle and mountain bike circuits.
- Thalassotherapy.
- Mallol museum, Mediterranean gardens and aquarium at Banyuls.
- The cloisters of Elne and the abbey of Saint - Génis - Cadaqués and the Dali museum at Figueres in Spain
- The Mediterranean cities of Gerona, Barcelona and Perpignan.



For your comfort, bed linen is provided and the 160cm bed is made up.

1 double bed (160 x 200), 1day-bed.
Bathroom with shower, seperate toilet, second toilet on upper floor, living room with fitted kitchen (dishwasher, fridge, freezer, oven, microwave, induction hob, extractor, cafatiere Senseo, etc,,)
Electric heaters, TV, DVD
/DivX and CD.
Washing machine, iron, hair-dryer.

Apartment details download: Word / PDF















Le Carpe Diem
2 Personnes

Tarif 1

  7 jan -  1 avril



Tarif 2

  1 avril - 27 mai

Pâques, Ascension


Tarif 3

  27 mai - 3 juin



Tarif 4

  3 juin - 10 juin  


Tarif 5

  10 juin - 17 juin



Tarif 6

  17 juin  - 1 juillet



Tarif 7

  1 juillet  - 8 juillet



Tarif 8

  8 juillet - 15 juillet



Tarif 9

  15 juillet - 26 août

Haute Saison été 


Tarif 10

  26 août - 2 sept



Tarif 11

  2 sept - 16 sept



Tarif 12

  16 sept - 30 sept



Tarif 13

  30 sept - 4 nov



Tarif 14

  4 nov -  16 déc



Tarif 15

  déc  -   jan  2024

Noël / Nouvel An 2023 




                         Bon plan long sejour en basse saison







Prices are per week from Saturday 4pm. 
Payments can be made in Sterling at the current rate of exchange.



·         Electricity is charged at cost to be settled on departure.


·     Size of party must not exceed 2 persons.


·     No smoking apartment, pets not accepted.


·     Bed linen inclusive.


·     A tourist tax of 1€65 per person per night is due. Please see property details page, and booking form.


·     For Christmas and New Year weeks a Sunday to Sunday booking may be possible.







OPTIONS : Please contact us for details and availability

bullet Towels hire module (1 hand, 1 bath & 1 beach towel)   -   12€ /module/week
bullet Beach towel only hire    -    5€ per towel.
bullet End of stay cleaning service   -   70€