Welcome to all yoga instructors & wellness coaches!

La Taillede is an ancient Catalan farm house in the French Pyrenees, sitting proudly at 950m altitude.

The property is framed by the sacred Mount Canigou, and has views all the way down to the Mediterranean sea. Operating successfully as a unique and unforgettable holiday destination since 2016, La Taillede offers beautiful ‘rustic luxury’ accommodation for small groups of 10-16.

Why not make La Taillede your next retreat location and experience the beauty and serenity of this incredibly special place?

La Taillede, viewed from Corsavy, yurt below.

La Taillede, viewed from Corsavy, yurt below.

Description

La Taillede is a family-run ecological farm located within the high mountains of the Haut Vallespir, only one hours drive from the coast of the Mediterranean. Ideal for smaller groups looking for beautiful accommodation, peace and fresh mountain air in an authentic rural setting.

On the property there are many animals (used for permaculture, land clearing and petting) and an organic vegetable garden.

  • We can accommodate 15/16 people but suggest 11 guests plus the instructor would be the optimum number for yoga in the yurt. There would therefore also be accommodation available for your own team.

  • A yurt, a large indoor space and plenty of outside locations for practicing your activity.

  • There are 2 wood-heated hot tubs for your exclusive use -one on the high forest terrace of Gite Carlit, and one on Gite Canigou terrace, various hidden hammock spots in the forest and by the yurt, a choice of outside and inside dining areas plus fire pit for sociable evenings around the fire.

  • Coming soon (by Spring 2020, maybe before) sauna and cold plunge pool

  • This region is popular for hiking (the Trans-Pyrenean GR10 hiking route passes close to the farm), and we can suggest many walks to suit the group and provide maps and detailed descriptions.

  • Vegetarian/vegan catering options are available on site.

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Location

Framed by Mount Canigou, the beauty of La Taillede is its prominent mountain setting, the incredible views all the way down to the Mediterranean sea, the fresh air and being surrounded only by nature.

We are a 15 minute walk down a rural track from the quaint, traditionally French mountain village of Corsavy. Here there is a cafe/village shop, 2 restaurants and a post office.

Amelie les Bains, famous for its natural hot springs and spa treatments is 25 min drive away. Ceret is a beautiful town with lovely cafes and restaurants, a vibrant Saturday market and art museums; 30 minutes by car. The Mediterranean sea is a 1 hour drive away, and the Spanish border only 30 minutes by car.

For travel information and map, see here

Activity Space

We have a 30m² yurt with rugs on the floor, a large south facing terrace and a summer kitchen for making teas etc. and facilities.

The Yurt

The Yurt

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There is also a large indoor area of 32m² with underfloor heating and wood burning stove, also with kitchen and bathroom facilities and amazing views. With over 50 hectares of private land, there are also options outside for alfresco yoga

Gite Carlit main room

Gite Carlit main room

Accommodation

We have 4 luxurious ‘gites’ (individual holiday homes) which have all been recently built by us in a restored section of the original farmhouse using wood from our own forest. We can accommodate 15/16 adults ; within 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. Each gite has its own terrace, inside and outside seating areas, fully equipped kitchens, tea & coffee, towels, linen and ecological cleaning products are all provided. WiFi and TVs are optional (can be removed if required).

With 2 wood fired hot tubs, a fire pit, hammocks in hidden spots in the forest, and plenty of areas to take in the magnificent views.

There are 7 bedrooms available, 4 fully equipped kitchens, 4 sitting rooms, and 6 bathrooms plus the yurt summer kitchen and WC.

Bedroom layout;

Ground floor; 2 x 50m² apartments, (Gite Noisette and Gite Cerise) 1 bedroom each. Beds can be made up as singles or a super king double (with topper for comfort). There is also a sofa bed in Gite Noisette lounge.

1st floor; Gite Canigou 100m²; 1 large ensuite bedroom and 2 bedrooms which share a bathroom. All 3 bedrooms can be singles or super king doubles (with toppers).

2nd floor; Gite Carlit 85m²; 1 double ensuite, 1 family room which can accommodate 3 adults. Beds can be super king double + 1 single or 3 singles.

See all the 7 bedrooms made up below for maximum occupancy.

For more information and photos of the accommodation, see here.

Catering

Ali and Dani (both living on site full time) are ex-super yacht chefs, specialising in healthy, organic vegetarian cuisine. We use the best local ingredients, many from the farm (eggs from our own chickens, vegetables, salad, mushrooms from our own forest, fruit from our orchard, fresh herbs for teas and cooking) and local sheep’s cheese from our neighbouring farm in Corsavy. Vegan food is also available.

If you prefer to bring your own chef, this is not a problem at all.

For in house catering;

Half board; €30 per person per day

Full board; €50 per person per day.

Availability/Prices

La Taillede is available for retreats in the Spring and Autumn, outside of summer school holidays. The yurt is furnished over the summer and rented as living accommodation.

Special introductory price for exclusivity of the whole property for 2019 (able to use all guest areas, the 4 gites and the yurt) is €500 per night. 3 nights minimum. For 2019, we are offering a 15% reduction for 1 week or more.

For any enquiries or questions, please contact us or sign up to the newsletter below.

For more information about us at La Taillede, click here

Getting to us

Address; Mas La Taillede, Route de Batere, 66150 Corsavy.

If you would like to have your own transport while you are here, you can hire a car from all the airports. Closest airports are;

Perpignan; 1 hour

Girona; 1 hour 20 mins

Carcassonne; 2 hours

Barcelona; 2 hours 30mins.

Alternatively, we can organise pick ups from airports. It is cheapest if your group all arrives to the same airport around the same time, so we can send a bus to pick you all up.

Prices below are for a bus for up to 20 people both ways. (Add €50 to the price each way if you are travelling on a bank holiday/Sunday or very early or late)

Perpignan airport; €520

Girona airport; €960

Carcassonne; €1300

Barcelona airport; €1640 

If most were arriving to one airport and was met by minibus, but some were arriving at another airport, we could meet them with our car. 4 per car.

Price per car one way; (at cost price). 

Perpignan €75

Girona; €95

Carcassonne €115

Barcelona €155

We hope to welcome you and your group to La Taillede soon.

Ali & Matt Cooper


What people say about La Taillede

We hope to welcome you to La Taillede soon!

A typical Autumn sunrise at La Taillede

A typical Autumn sunrise at La Taillede

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