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Royal Crescent apartmentRoyal Crescent Luxury Apartment
Bath

Return to Bath in style. The Royal Crescent Luxury Apartment is a beautiful two bedroom apartment in the best address in Bath. The apartment is elegantly furnished, combining spectacular period features with modern comforts. The grand drawing room overlooks the exclusive Crescent lawn, to which you have access, whilst a period conservatory opens onto a sunny terrace. A virtual parking permit allows you to park right outside.

Available for minimum two night stays, or longer. Kay Terry (BSc Social Policy 1995, MSc Social Research 1996) is offering a 10 per cent discount. Please find details on the website below, then quote BATHALUMNI when booking.

Phone: +44 (0)1225 464238
Email: bookings@laurastownhouseapartments.co.uk
Website: www.laurastownhouseapartments.co.uk

Royal Crescent HotelThe Royal Crescent Hotel
Bath

University of Bath alumni are eligible for a ten per cent discount at one of Bath's top hotels, the Royal Crescent Hotel and Bath House Spa - a luxury spa hotel located in central Bath. Full details of this offer PDF (65Kb).

Phone: +44 (0)1225 823333
Website: www.royalcrescent.co.uk

Dyfi View B&B
Machynlleth on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park

Dyfi View B&BMike and Gill McKever (née Harbord – BPharm Pharmacy 1974) are offering Bath alumni a discounted rate at their 4* B&B in Machynlleth. It is ideally situated for exploring southern Snowdonia and mid Wales with plenty of walking and cycling trails. Cader Idris and the Aran range are close by for the more enthusiastic walkers. Machynlleth itself is a fascinating old market town with specialist shops, the renowned Museum of Modern Art and Y Tabernacle, which hosts the music festival in August.

Phone: +44 (0)1654 702023
Email: dyfiview@btinternet.com
Website: www.dyfiview.co.uk

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France

La Petite Colombe
Aix en Provence

La Petite Colombe

Christine Balandier-Brown (MA Language & Education 2005) would like to offer a 10 per cent discount for the summer rental (July and August) of ‘La Petite Colombe’. This fully renovated 35 m2 studio is situated 5 minutes from Aix en Provence in a peaceful location within a two acre landscaped property. It has a kitchen and a bathroom as well as its own terrace , garden and parking. It is ideally situated to visit Aix, Marseille, the Luberon mountain, Avignon, Arles etc. It is also 5mns by foot from a tennis club with open air swimming pool.

Phone: +33 (0)4 42 26 62 51
Email: cbalandier@ibsofprovence.com

Feuilla Nature Holidays in the Corbières Maritimes
Languedoc Roussillon, France

larassada

This contemporary barn conversion offers B&B accommodation for a single group of up to 4 people, so you always have the place to yourselves! Set in spectacular limestone countryside, La Rassada sits on the edge of a tranquil winemaking village near the Languedoc coast. With easy access to the A9 motorway, Carcassonne, Narbonne and Perpignan, it makes a great base for exploring the area. And there is plenty to do: with extensive hill and coastal walking, mountain biking and back road cycling galore, fabulous spring flowers (lots of wild orchids), bird watching and Cathar castles.

The nearby mediterranean town of Leucate boasts clean uncrowded beaches and is a top spot for wind and kite-surfing. Watching eagles from the terrace and visiting the local organic wineries (on foot!), are part of the experience. With an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, you can holiday here from March through to November. Check out our website for more details and up to date availability.

NEW in 2013 our Fun French for families packages - explore the area and get some fun French coaching at the same time! Pip Benson (BA European Studies 1982) is offering alumni a 10 per cent discount on all stays at La Rassada (except July and August), and more for longer stays.

Phone: +33 (0)4 68 42 82 56
Email: holidays@feuillanature.com
Website: www.feuillanature.com

'La Folie des Artistes' Gite
Beaujolais/Lyon Region

La Folie des Artistes

'La Folie des artistes' is a spacious two bedroom house in the courtyard of the small chateau owned by Robert Innes (BSc Architecture 1986). Moiré is a quiet village in the Pierre Dorée region of the Beaujolais noted for its beautiful honey coloured limestone. There are wide reaching views over the surrounding vineyards to Mont Blanc in the East and les Monts du Tarare in the West. Robert is happy to offer a discount of 10 per cent to University of Bath alumni.

Robert is also offering a 10 per cent discount on his paintings, which can be viewed at his website.

Phone: +44 (0) 1460 27970 | Mob: +44 (0) 7703 311550
Email: louise_innes@hotmail.com
Website: http://www.robert-innes.com/gite-beaujolais.php

Holiday Gites
Central France

Holiday Gites

Derek Scoins (PG Diploma in Language Studies 1990) and Cathy Doggrell are offering 10 per cent discount to alumni for the rental of three attractive gites in the department of Cher, 50 kms south of Bourges in central France.

Le grand Champiau
Sleeps 8 in 4 bedrooms

Le petit Champiau
Sleeps 2 + 2 in 1 double bedroom and 2 single futons

These two rural gites are on the same site with connecting doors, which means they can be booked together if required. Both have fully equipped kitchens, separate terraces with wooden furniture and gas barbecues, and share a mature garden, swimming pool, and jacuzzi.

L'Hermitage
Sleeps 2 + 2 in 1 twin room with double sofabed in the salon

L'Hermitage is in the small town of St. Amand Montrond (again, approx. 45kms south of Bourges). It has a sun terrace and private garden and despite being in a very quiet spot near the town's wooded fortress site, is only a 10-minute walk from the town and all the usual facilities.

Phone: + 33 (0)2 48 56 36 32
Email: info@franceprofondegites.net
Website: www.franceprofondegites.net

Chalet Cannelle
Châtel, French Alps

Chalet CannelleChalet Cannelle is a luxury catered ski chalet run by Andrew Taylor (BSc Applied Physics 1996). The 200 year old spacious farmhouse conversion is in Chatel in the magnificent Portes du Soleil, with ski links to Morzine and Avoriaz. The chalet offers luxury accommodation for up to 14 people. There is alpine charm with exposed beams and original farmhouse doors as well as modern luxuries and comfort; Egyptian cotton sheets and an inviting hot tub. The open plan living space with log fire and views of the Abondance valley through double height windows is a perfect spot to relax after an active day in the mountains. Visit in Winter and enjoy the fire with the snow all around or visit in summer when the cow bells fill the valley and enjoy an alfresco dinner on the terrace.

Phone: +33 450 733 097
Email: info@chaletcannelle.co.uk
Website: www.chaletcannelle.co.uk

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Spain

El Molino del Conde
Southern Spain

El Molino del Conde El Molino del Conde is a beautiful big white Andalucian mill sleeping 12-20, owned by Nick Moody (MBA 1994) and his family. It is set in large secluded grounds in a rural area with private swimming pool and bordered by a stream. Excellent access to the vibrant cities of southern Spain - Granada, Seville, Cordoba, Ronda and Malaga. Airport access is less than an hour away. Perfect for large family groups, alumni reunions and celebrations. Alumni are offered a 10 per cent discount on some periods.

Phone: +34 656 325 639 (answerphone)
Email: elmolinospain@hotmail.com
Website: www.elmolinospain.com

Luxury Apartment
Madeira

Madeira is a gorgeous island in the Atlantic with great temperatures all year round and is ideal for walkers and those who just want to chill. Brand new, luxury apartment close to the centre of Funchal, Madeira, available for rent. £275 per week and 10 per cent discount for alumni. Sea view, pool, all mod cons. Offered by Diane Stanswood (née Floyd) (BA European Studies 1987). 

Phone: +44 (0) 161 969 1903 | Mob: +44 (0) 7789 951807
Email: diane.floyd100@gmail.com

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Italy

Luxury Villa
Sicily, Italy

Sicily propertySicily is home to this beautiful property with uninterrupted views of the Mediterranean, Etna and the lush ever-green countryside. Originally built as the summer residence of a local aristocratic family, the countryside villa has been carefully refurbished by Jon Moslet (BSc Business Administration 1992) and brothers Jan (BSc Management 1994) and Arild Spandow (BSc Management 1994). The property benefits from cleverly concealed modern comforts, turning it into a true luxury property with 11 huge en suite double bedrooms and a 25 metre swimming pool.

Available for weekly rentals, fully serviced, including maid, daily cleaning and breakfast. Private chef, personalised itineraries, cookery courses and wellness programs can be arranged. Bath alumni are offered a 10 per cent discount on current agency rates from September through June. The villa is represented exclusively by 'Think Sicily', voted the “World’s Favourite Villa Rental Company” by readers of Condé Nast Traveller. Contact 'Think Sicily' using the details below and mention that you are a Bath alumnus.

Phone: +44(0)20 7377 8518
Email: trecontrade@thinksicily.com
Website: www.trecontrade.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/trecontrade
Bookings: www.thinksicily.com/Rocca-delle-Tre-Contrade.aspx

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Greece

Daphne's Club Apartments
Peloponnese, Greece

Daphne's Club Apartments

Bath alumni are offered a 20 per cent discount off the official price list of Daphne's Club Hotel Apartments on the north-east coast of the Peloponnese, Greece, within the reach of Mycenae, Epidavros, Delphi and Olympia. The 11 spacious air-conditioned apartments with private verandas are owned by Dafni Mavrommati (MA Contemporary European Studies 2001) and her family.

Phone: +30 (0) 27430 22966 | Fax: +30 (0) 2743 26966
Email: info@daphnesclub.com
Website: www.daphnesclub.com

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Red Cliff Villa
Akrotiri Santorini, Greece

Red Cliff Villa, Akrotiri Santorini

Red Cliff Villa poses in between the view of the caldera and the view of Akrotiri and its fortress.  that matches the island's wild scenery and offers unparalleled views. Situated in a complex of houses, yet still very private with its own entrance and parking space, the villa has three levels. A master bedroom with en suite bathroom on the lower level as well as a fully equipped kitchen with a second entrance to the house; another bedroom and the living room as well as another bathroom occupy the main level, where the guests can also indulge themselves and relax on the big veranda with the outdoor dining area and lie in the sun. Finally, the third bedroom inhabits the upper level of the villa.

Red Cliff Villa is owned by Gerasimos (Gerry) Chalikias (DBA 2000) and his family.

Phone: +30 6944 241624 | Fax: +30 210 6257549

Email: redcliff@stayinsantorini.com

Website: www.stayinsantorini.com

 

Turkey

Holiday Apartments
Kalkan,Turkey

Kalkan Holiday Apartments

Rosie Riley (BA European Studies 1981) is offering a gorgeous 2 bed apartment in Kalkan , Lycian coast (South). Spectacular sea views and glorious private balcony. Large shared pool, part of small friendly complex. Nearest airport Dalaman. 10 per cent discount off normal rates for alumni.
Phone: +44 (0) 1926 421910 or +44 (0) 7768 953744
Email rosie.riley@sky.com
Website: www.kalkan-dream.com

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