Le Relais de Franc Mayne is a 16th-century building near St. Emilion, which has been transformed into a stunning boutique hotel and winery. Nestled in the grounds of Chateau Franc Mayne, this small Chic Retreat has beautiful vineyards that are ideal for getting lost in.
With exuberant decor, the rooms are are all themed so each guest has a unique experience. Whether you prefer the rustic charm of the Campagne Francaise room, or the extravagance of the British Landscape room, Le Relais de Mayne is rich in character and luxury.
Included in the rate is a house wine-tasting and a tour of the Chateau's cellars. Here you will be shown barrels upon barrels of the Chateau's wine, as well as a huge vat in the reception area.
The hotel has two drawing rooms, where you can enjoy a game of billiards, or pop onto the hotel computer to access the Internet. Le Relais de Franc Mayne also has a beautifully landscaped natural swimming pool, which is perfect for dipping your feet into as you take in the stunning vineyard views. If you're fond of cycling, the hotel has six bikes for hire.
A 15 minute walk away is Saint-Emilion, a town filled with history and character. Venture around the medieval ruins, or else explore the beautiful churches that the town has to offer.
Wine lovers will relish in the knowledge that Le Relais de Franc Mayne takes their favourite drink very seriously. The bar offers an Enomatic wine dispensing machine, which ensures that all wine is kept at the ideal temperature and preserves the flavour.
Breakfast is served in the dining room, and snacks and light meals can be ordered at any time. More elaborate lunches and dinners can be organised by prior arrangement, and are cooked using the freshest ingredients available.