Montbolo is a small hillside village nestling in the foothills of the Pyrenees at the base of the Canigou Mountain. Our apartment, in the village of Montbolo is perfect for unwinding. It has truly stunning views all the way down to the Mediterranean.
It has truly stunning views across the wonderful Roussillon countryside and uninterrupted views of the Tech valley, all the way down to the Mediterranean Sea. The views are possibly among the best that you can experience in the area. The interior of the apartment flows out through large French doors to the exterior terrace, overlooking the Roussillon plain, this is a wonderfully-positioned, contemporary one bedroom apartment, ideally located for exploring the diversity of the region, an idyllic location for a peaceful holiday in the sunniest area of France. Montbolo is a small hillside village nestling in the foothills of the Pyrenees at the base of the Canigou Mountain. At 600m above sea level, it has truly stunning views across the wonderful Roussillon countryside and uninterrupted views of the Tech valley, all the way down to the Mediterranean Sea. The Mediterranean is 25 miles away with many villages on the way, including the vibrant coastal town of Collioure with the famous "Artists walk" and many restaurants. There are long sandy beaches at Argeles, St Cyprien and Le Racou and not to be missed is the coastal drive through the villages of the Cote Vermeille and on to the Spanish villages of the Costa Brava. Inland, there is Figueres. The home town of Salvador Dali with a theatre and museum. Another delightful town is Ceret and the Museum of Modern Art.
Interaction with guests
Graeme and Michele are a recently retired couple living in the house in which the apartment is situated.
Graeme is a retired architect, who designed this property.
One of his main interests now is painting the beautiful views of this area, mainly in water-colours.
Michele who was brought up around here, is involved in tourism during the summer season. It has been her life long dream to return to the area where her mother came from.They will be there to greet you and show you around. as well as answer any queries.
Other things to note
The area is ideal for the “active holidaymaker” with lots of good walking routes within a radius of 30 kms. There are many hills and mountains to climb, many without difficulty, with great views. There are a great variety of walks, including the coastal paths.. Returning to the apartment and enjoying a glass of wine on the large terrace with its spectacular view is always a pleasant experience.
The interior of the apartment flows out through two,large French doors to the exterior terrace, which is equipped with outdoor table and chairs, parasol and sun loungers. Use of the owners "Endless pool" is available by agreement. There is a washing machine, iron and ironing board. Towels and bed linen included.
No smoking within the apartment.
As there is no cleaning fee, guests are requested to leave the apartment as clean as they found it.