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Spacious, central appt near beach & port, panoramic view, a/c, private parking

Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 56 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Large double bedroom, views of sea & medieval chateau, 300m from port & beach

* new shower room 2017

* new separate wc 2017

* new double glazing 2017

* new air conditioning 2017

* free wifi

* free, private, barrier controlled parking

* Egyptian cotton bedlinen

“Lilas” overlooks the historic fishing village of Cassis. The centrally located apartment is on the second floor of a residential building surrounded by shady palm trees and pines. Situated in the town centre, 300m from the nearest beach and port, you will find all amenities within walking distance. Lilas benefits from private, barrier controlled parking, a huge bonus in high season Cassis.

The large, air conditioned double bedroom has sliding doors that lead onto a southern balcony with wonderful views towards the sea, medieval chateau and Cap Canaille. The spacious, air conditioned living room shares the same stunning view; the balcony is a great spot for an alfresco meal or sundowner, watching the changing light at dusk and the illumination of the clock tower at nightfall. A fitted kitchen with household appliances (dishwasher, oven, microwave, 2 ring ceramic hob, fridge, freezer, coffee machine) leads into a loggia where there is a washing machine and additional storage. The new shower room and separate wc were fitted in 2017.

There is also a hair-dryer, iron, ironing board, satellite TV, CD/DVD player, wireless internet, a cot and a high chair, . We have a small selection of books and DVDs and an aux cable so you can connect your own music devices. All linen (sheets, towels, beach towels, bath mat, tea towels) and household cleaning products are provided.

Inviting restaurants and bars spill out onto the streets surrounding the port and market square, both close to a safe, sandy beach. All this is within five minutes' walking distance from the apartment through Cassis’ narrow cobbled streets.

Spectacular hidden coves (les Calanques) are just a boat-ride away alternatively walk or canoe to the limestone slabs and enjoy the sun drenched rocks; read, swim, sun bathe, snorkel ........

The colourful market comes to the village square twice a week. The scene is just as you imagine....olives, cheese, honey, fruit and vegetables together with that essential bustle of people.

Cassis is one of the truly unspoilt parts of the Cote d’Azur. Thanks to the national park, medieval castle and the famous vineyards, property developers have been kept out and Cassis has retained its 16th and 18th century architecture.

Our representative, Victor Parsons, will welcome you to Lilas and be on hand during your stay should you need any help or advice. Victor and I hope to see you in Cassis in the near future so you can discover its treasures for yourself.

More Details

Annika Purkhardt
Member since: 2006
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 September, 2018

About Annika Purkhardt

We fell in love with Cassis whilst on a rock climbing trip several years ago. Cassis is a gem; it is a classic, old, Mediterranean fishing village steeped in history and packed with wonderful restaurants and shops. The port and the promenade is an eclectic mix of boats, yachts, bars, cafes and restaurants with a wonderful atmosphere of its own.

Annika Purkhardt purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Annika Purkhardt chose Cassis

Cassis is a gem and there is so much to do! The apartment is unusually spacious with exceptional views to the sea, the old chateau and Cap Canaille. It is a five minute walk to the port and water front restaurants and all amenities are within walking distance.

What makes this apartment unique

Free, private, barrier controlled parking - a huge bonus in high season Cassis.

Interesting and diverse view, particularly lovely as the sun sets.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Cassis

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 56 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No additional house guests
  • Please move furniture carefully so as not to disturb our neighbours
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • soap
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , Newly installed 2017
    Bathroom 1 - shower enclosure , New luxury shower room installed 2017
  • Towel heater and plenty of storage. The wc is separate.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , There is a large sofa bed in the living room.
  • Double glazed, sliding doors open on to the balcony. Savour the views from the king size bed. (This bed can be converted into two large singles). Other features include a built-in wardrobe, a bedside table, a large oak chest of drawers and a couple of chairs.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Terrace
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Free private, barrier controlled parking, free wifi, air conditioning, Egyptian cotton bedlinen, superb view


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Spacious, central appt near beach & port, panoramic view, a/c, private parking
average rating of 4.638889 based on 72 reviews

Lilas Apartment, Cassis

  • 5 of 5


Quiet location in town, just a few minutes to the harbour and many good restaurants. Trees around apartments enhance the view from the balcony and are a good home for birds. Well stocked supermarket just 2 minutes drive up the road. Excellent access to the superb walking and climbing in the Calanques.


Spacious, well furnished and comfortable with good balcony accessed from lounge or bedroom. Large, comfortable bed. Well equipped kitchen with all we could wish for.


Private area so no need to fight for a space.

  • Review Submitted: 02/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Très décevant !!

  • 2 of 5

Résidence vétuste et mal entretenue, appartement pas très net, vaisselle pas très propre, coussins tachés ou endommagés, lave-vaisselle inutilisable pendant une semaine sur deux, planche du WC cassée durant tout le séjour. Points positifs : la salle de bain, la chambre et surtout la vue sur Cassis.

Anne et Jean-Luc (Belgique)

  • Review Submitted: 14/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: En réponse à vos commentaires, je voudrais m'excuser si la propreté de l'appartement n'était pas à la hauteur de nos standards élevés habituels. Nous avons compris qu'il y avait un problème avec la machine à laver et nous avons pris les dispositions nécessaires pour la remplacer dans un délai d'une semaine. De même avec la toilette un siège, un remplacement a été commandé immédiatement mais a mis plus de temps à arriver que prévu pour lequel nous nous sommes excusés mais il était hors de notre contrôle. Nous sommes heureux que vous ayez apprécié la salle de bain, la chambre et la vue sur Cassis. En douze ans, nous n'avons jamais reçu une évaluation à deux étoiles et nous prenons vos critiques très au sérieux. Nous avons rectifié les problèmes soulevés à l'exception de la peinture des parties communes de la résidence qui n'est certainement pas délabrée !
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Just perfect!!!

  • 5 of 5

You will want for nothing at this cute apartment. Close to everything, clean, safe and comfortable- even the pullout couch was exceptionally comfortable to sleep on w great pillows and linens. The updated bathroom/WC are modern and spacious. Even Nice wine glasses and dinnerware. We brought ear plugs so we could sleep w the sliding doors open and they easily drown out the morning traffic and allowed for the cool evening breeze to create a great sleeping temp. The view is spactacular!! (would be even better without the tree obscuring half of it) We hated to leave and will definitely be back!!!

  • Review Submitted: 25/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Eliza for your lovely review. I am so pleased you liked our recent renovations, the quality linen and glassware. My rule is to only buy what I would use in my own home and each piece is carefully chosen. Victor and I hope to welcome you back very soon.
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San Clemente


  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed it immensely

  • Review Submitted: 12/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN

Centrally located, comfortable, beautiful view.

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved our stay at Lilas. The apartment was clean, quiet, and spacious. The bed was very comfortable. We loved the porch with the view of the cliffs and sea. The apartment is very close to the central harbor. We did not have a car and were able to hike Calanque d'En Vau (3rd Calanque to the west), which was about a 5 hour round trip hike with breaks. It was one of our favorite days. We went to many of the rocky beaches nearby by foot. We had a delicious meal at Fleurs de Thyme for about 75€ and enjoyed the nearby Boulangerie Lion for pastries and bread.

To get to the apartment from the Marseille airport we took the shuttle bus to Gare St. Charles, then a train to the Cassis train station, then took the shuttle bus into the town central, which was a more affordable option than taking a taxi from the airport. If you time the connections right it's about an 1.5 hour trip.

  • Review Submitted: 07/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay in Lilas Paige and thank you for the top travel tips to get from Marseille Airport to Cassis. Good luck for your next adventure .....
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Spotless top floor apartment minutes from the Harbour with great view.

  • 5 of 5

Annika' s apartment has all you need for a comfortable stay in the picturesque seaside town of Cassis.

My son and I were very comfortable there for a 4 day break in March and were even able to sit outside on 2 mornings for breakfast such was the weather.

You'll need to familiarise yourself with the bus timetable to the station if you don't have a car but if you do there's parking on site and a supermarket 5 minutes away.

There's also no lift which wasn't a problem for us but a few flights of stairs may not suit all.

Lovely new bathroom and spacious bedroom and lounge with view.

Would definitely recommend the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: 05/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments Susan, I have made sure there are up to date bus timetables in the apartment for those needing to get to the station. I hope your son enjoyed practising his French and that you will be tempted to return.
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Nearest Airport
56 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Large selection around the port
Nearest Ferry
300 Kilometres
Departures every 30 mins for sightseeing
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Auto route
Nearest Restaurant
300 Metres
A choice of many around the port
Nearest Beach
300 Metres
Fine pebbles and sand, clear water
Car: not necessary

The Calanques, a national park, are Provencal fjords with crystal clear turquoise water. Framed by white limestone cliffs and the deep blue of the ocean, secret beaches and coves await discovery. Catch a boat from the port (they leave every half hour) or walk in the Calanques where you can enjoy a picnic, the sun and a spot of diving or snorkelling, or just sit back and catch some rays! A renowned diving area, complete with Roman wrecks, lies half an hour's boat ride out to sea. Alternatively you may prefer to take advantage of the world famous rock climbing nearby or just enjoy a peaceful stroll along the water's edge or watching the world pass by from one of the many bars and cafes along the port.

Cassis produces a delicious white wine, the result of a long tradition of wine making. Many of the local Chateaux welcome visitors and offer free wine tasting.

Other enjoyable days out include visits to Marseille or Aix-en-Provence where music and dance festivals take place regularly.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment around the Cassis

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mid Season
15 Sep 2018 - 19 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
20 Oct 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
22 Dec 2018 - 4 Jan 2019
4 night minimum stay
Low Season
5 Jan 2019 - 12 Apr 2019
4 night minimum stay
Mid Season
13 Apr 2019 - 14 Jun 2019
4 night minimum stay
High Season
15 Jun 2019 - 13 Sep 2019
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Mid Season
14 Sep 2019 - 19 Oct 2019
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning & linen AU$129.3

200 euro deposit in cash required on arrival, refunded on departure.
No refund available, please take out adequate insurance cover for unforeseen circumstances

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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