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08/04/2021

New opening: LUX* La Baraquette Resort and Residences

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Located in the picturesque port town of Marseillan, LUX* La Baraquette Resort & Residences overlooks a private vineyard and the picturesque Thau Lagoon, the 240 kilometres UNESCO world heritage site, with 84 suites as well as 167 apartments and villas enjoying spectacular vistas of the surrounding countryside and the lagoon.

This mixed-use development, built in partnership with leading developer Propriétés & Co, offers 133 studios to four-bedroom stylish apartment residences, 30 Mediterranean patio villas as well as four spectacular waterfront villas, All villas benefit from having a private pool. These stylish residences are thoughtfully designed, capturing the relaxed yet chic Mediterranean elegance. Owners will have direct access to LUX* La Baraquette’s 11-acre vineyard and Wine Academy, which includes one-to-one harvest experiences, winemaking courses and personal wine storage areas. A Nautical Club is also part of the offering.

In this post-Covid era, the rise of the workcation hybrid travel trend is here to stay. LUX* La Baraquette Resort & Residences offers the best of both worlds where residents will have access to all the unique amenities and privileges of the resort whilst retaining the intimacy and personal touches of a home. An array of world-class restaurants, wellness facilities and water sports activities offered by the resort will also be accessible by the residence owners.

Architecture and Interiors

Slow Life Architects from Barcelona took inspiration from the traditional architecture of the farmhouses as well as Maison de Vignerons (winemakers’ homes), and created an inspired architecture utilising stone masonry and local materials with interiors crafted by the esteemed Lázaro Rosa-Violan, best known for delivering experience-driven spaces at some of the finest establishments across Europe. Cleverly combining colours, textures, and mood of the Mediterranean, these upmarket residences offer bright and expansive spaces.

Tranquil Lifestyle

Marseillan is thought to be one of the oldest French towns founded in the sixth century B.C. by Greek merchants extending their commercial activities along the Mediterranean coast. This charming portside town has a bustling market and thriving restaurants steeped in history. Romans built the harbour to establish Marseillan as a fishing town.

The Languedoc region, where Marseillan is located, is known for its wine production today and is the largest wine producing area in the world. Thus, LUX* La Baraquette is surrounded by some of the country's finest vineyards and overlooks the world famous oyster beds of the Thau Lagoon, home to over 700 Mediterranean species including 18 varieties of shellfish, of which the most important of all is the Pink Diamond oysters, a favourite delicacy in this region. In addition to its leisurely Southern France charm, the region benefits from 300 days of sunshine every year.

Hikers and explorers will find many hours of enjoyment in the great outdoors and are likely to stumble upon one of the numerous historic villages, towns and chateaux. For skiers, the peaks of Pyrenees are just a day trip away.

 

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