Hot Cross Buns

Give yourself a little treat this Easter! One of the fondest memories of my teenage years is when my dad took me to Europe for the first time after I graduated from high school.  We were visiting my uncle Eddie in the UK for a week, and one morning, I woke up to the lovely ….

Fireside chat with the new owners Geoffrey and Janice

La Villa de Mazamet reopens its doors on April 15th with two new faces at the helm. Meet Geoffrey and Janice. Q: So, Geoffrey and Janice, tell us about yourselves! A: Hi, I’m Geoffrey! I’m from Saint Germain les Corbeil, a small suburban city located 40 kms south of Paris (and a mouthful to pronounce!). ….

Janice’s Lemon & Raspberry Madeleines

My little golden treats – perfect to make-at-home I love baking these little golden treats – whether it’s for hosting family and friends on weekends, or for a charity bake sale, or just because (and mostly, Geoffrey is a big fan of madeleines).  I have made them in rose, chocolate, matcha, lavender & earl grey ….

So, what is there to do in and around Mazamet?

That’s a question guests often ask before booking a stay with us and, in no particular order, these are our top 10 right on the doorsteps of Mazamet: Montagne Noire – Mazamet’s wonderful backdrop is the stunning Montagne Noire montagne range which, despite is name, is an oasis of green for most of the year ….

Easter Weekend 2021

Easter Weekend 2021 Enjoy Easter at La Villa  Arrive at La Villa on either Good Friday (April 2nd) or Easter Saturday (April 3rd) for three nights. Our Easter package includes: Three nights Bed & Breakfast in your choice of bedroom – the last night is on us! Four-course dinner each evening Box of hand-made chocolates ….

Our Shangri-La

The Pearl of the Orient – our own Shangri-La Our first experience of Malaysia came in 2003. On that trip, and the 10 we have enjoyed since, we have stayed at their wonderful Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, located in the Batu Feringgi district of Penang. Part of the renown Shangri-La group of hotels & ….

Flash Sale !

February 29th 2020 – 24 Hour Flash Sale You’ll have noticed by your calendars that 2020 is a leap year so one day longer – in fact a bonus day to enjoy! To celebrate, we have a 24 hr flash sale (Central European Time) on February 29th. Book any three night plus stay within this ….

Bienvenue from Geoffrey & Janice

Welcome to the new owners of La Villa de Mazamet We would like to say bonjour as new owners of La Villa de Mazamet. Geoffrey is from Saint Germain les Corbeil, a small suburban city located 40 kms south of Paris (and a mouthful to pronounce!). While pursuing a Master’s degree in Bordeaux, he studied ….

Albi – a city of superlatives

Come discover this UNESCO World Heritage City – and firm favourite with our guests for a day trip from La Villa.   No matter what time of year, Albi is a magnificent city; the prefectoral capital of the Tarn Département and the number one place our guests choose to visit during their stay in the ….

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