Les Mérelles - Cottage

Callian, Var
+33 (0)4 94 47 72 21

Enveloped in flowers, with mountain views and a shared pool - a fairytale Var cottage: muslin, light hues and rocking chairs. Enchanting


3 beds


2 bedrooms


Sleeps 4

Children welcome
Babies welcome

The Experience

Snug amid two hectares of Mediterranean gardens, wrapped in jasmine, wisteria and roses, this cottage could come straight from a story book. It feels private, yet your generous hosts invite you for a Provençal meal on your first night. Lap up the mountain views, explore the woods, pick herbs from Regina’s organic garden. You enter the cottage through French windows to find a white, light and bright space with pale walls and blue hues: a lovely bedroom and a separate living area with rocking chairs, white quilts, muslin at windows, views to garden and forest… it’s enchanting. The second bedroom can be set up as a twin or double and the shower room is classy and big. The bright, airy kitchen has doors opening east and south onto those beautiful grounds – eating outside is a joy – and the pool area – for your private use. Your hosts, a delightful, cultured German pair who speak excellent English, will bend over backwards to make your stay special. Walk from the grounds to alpine foothills – great for gliding or golf – or spin off on a bike. You’re a short drive to good restaurants and an hour to superb beaches – wonderful.


  • Swimming pool
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Barbecue
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Electricity included
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

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Booking restrictions
Minimum stay: 7 nights. 7 nights in high season.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.


Nightly price
from €192
Weekly price
from €1350
1 Cottage for 4
From €1923 beds2 bedrooms


We had the pleasure of staying for 2 weeks in the little paradise that Regina and Peter have created. The hosts are very welcoming and always there to help or answer questions. The cottage and surroundings are beautifully styled by Regina and very well equipped (outside there is a huge BBQ grill). We enjoyed the pool and the spacious garden every day. Les Merelles is close to the next village but still very quiet. There are many interesting sites to explore nearby. The next village can be reached on foot in 20 minutes where you’ll find a small grocery shop, a butcher and some nice restaurants.

Susanne, Frauenfeld

Beautiful and quiet. Nice and stylish hosts. Gorgeous pool. Nice facility. Bright and spacious cottage ideal for 2 persons + 2 children. Very good air conditioning. A fly screen on one of the windows is the only thing we missed. we felt very comfortable. It was a pleasure.

Joe, 90579 Langenzenn

We had a lovely stay at Les Merelles. The pool house is light, airy, very comfortable & beautifully decorated. The pool was stunning and the views lovely. We really enjoyed the outside BBQ kitchen area. The house & gardens were so lovely we only ate out once, as we didn’t want to be anywhere else. Peter & Regina are wonderful, unobtrusive hosts. We had a super meal with them & thoroughly enjoyed their company. Thank you & we hope to return. Steve, Jo, Scott & Meggie.

Jo, Cirencester

We have not long returned from a glorious and relaxing stay at Les Merelles. Peter and Regina were such generous and fascinating hosts who not only provided us a very warm welcome and wonderful meal on the first day, but were on hand throughout our stay always in an helpful yet unobtrusive way. The house is light and airy, the pool generously proportioned and the setting perfect - the garden is a dream with so many seating options, that we needed the fortnight to make the most of all the possible views! If you're lucky, you might even get to try Peter's guacamole!

Sarah, Lichfield

Our family had a wonderful holiday at Les Merelles, a gorgeous cottage set in a large garden. Peter & Regina Westricht are superb hosts- so kind, friendly and helpful. Their cottage is smartly and tastefully decorated, well furnished, close to the pool, with access to the garden and views north to the hills and Mons. Great location being close to the coast, 20mins from the Péage and only 75mins away from skiing! Lovely areas in the garden to eat, sit or read a book. Located in gorgeous countryside around Callian with super artisanal shops as well as supermarkets close by. We loved it.

Alex, Perth, Scotland, UK

We were very happy with our stay at Les Merelles. The cottage is beautifully appointed and we needed the aircon as it was very hot while we were there. Regina and Peter are charming, helpful and hospitable hosts. The gardens are extensive with lovely views and plenty of different places to sit, eat and sunbathe. The pool is a good size, big enough for length swimming and a perfect temperature. Good local shops and markets for most food requirements, but the usual excellent supermarket not far away either.

Patsy, London

Les Merelles is a little corner of paradise. Beautiful cottage with everything you need. The cottage was tastefully decorated and to a high standard. The grounds were idyllic with beautiful views and a vast choice of areas to sit and relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. Pool was lovely. Hosts Regina and Peter were charming and very helpful and we spent very enjoyable evening with them on arrival over a lovely meal prepared by Regina. Although their house was close by we still felt quite private and would definitely return. Lots to do in the area though house so lovely you don't want to leave.

Alison, Perth

Les Mérelles, in the pretty town of Callian, is a haven of peace and tranquility located in a beautiful setting. The property is a tastefully decorated pool house and includes all mod cons (including air conditioning) making for a wonderful stay. An extension offering breathaking views of the mountains as well as an adjoining barbecue area add to the charm. What stands it apart, however, is the warmth of its owners, Regina and Peter, who go out of their way to make their guests feel welcome. An absolute gem of a place which we would throughly recommend! Crowley & Karine Woodford, Wimbledon UK

Karine, Wimbledon, London

Mein Mann und ich waren vollkommen begeistert. Der Empfang durch die Eheleute Regina und Peter Westrick war so herzlich und warm, dass man sofort "zu Hause" war. Wir bekamen ein wunderbares Abendessen, nach einer langen Anfahrt. Es war ein herrlicher, inspirierender Abend. Die Beiden blieben auch weiterhin vollkommen unkomplizierte und uns sehr zugewandte Gastgeber. Die Unterkunft war so schön eingerichtet, dass wir hellauf begeistert waren. Es fehlte an nichts und es gab überall auf dem sehr weitläufigen Grundstück herrliche "Rückzugsorte". Wir werden mit großer Freude wiederkommen. Ein Traum

Susanne, Heidelberg

One word - paradise!! The house is beautiful - super clean with such attention to detail but also so stylish & comfortable. The baby room had everything- our little girl is 2 & slept so well in her room which was laid out with toys for her, a ready made cot& changing table. Bathtime was a great success with fun in the baby bath in the huge shower! The pool is gorgeous & gardens are so beautiful- full of flowers and little spots to sit & enjoy the mountain views. Finally the hosts - who are simply the most generous, warm hearted, interesting pair who welcome you like old friends! A joy!

Camilla, London

We have just enjoyed two perfect weeks here and cannot recommend the cottage at Les Merelles highly enough. The accommodation is first class, beautifully furnished and very comfortable. I would particularly mention the bed; I have slept wonderfully! The property has been a haven for us with its calm and relaxing atmosphere. We have enjoyed eating al fresco under the shade of tall pines and cooking in the outdoor kitchen area. The pool has kept the children very happy! Our hosts have been charming and could not have been kinder. We are already planning a return visit - Spring perhaps?

Michael, Nantwich, Cheshire

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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Peter & Regina Westrick

  • Lake St. Cassien 10 min. drive, Canoeing, Kayaking, Jet ski, Sea trips,
  • Local provencal street markets for special food of Provence in nearby villages Callian, Fayence, old Montauroux, Tourrettes, Seillans, musical and theatre events, ancient churches, DIOR s Chapel, Museums
  • 20 Min. drive to Beaches ST Raphael, Cannes, 1 h to Monaco and St. Tropez
  • Gliding Center Airport Tourrettes : ultra-light introductory flights, local flights around the area
  • 10 min. Drive to famous Golf 'LA TERRE BLANCHE', nearby golf courses in Mougins, Cannes, Nice, St Tropez
  • countryside activities: horse-back riding, guided nature walks, pot-holing, bird watching