Less than an hour by car from Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, the 5-star campsite in the Mediterranean Les Mimosas is an excellent base for visiting Hérault and its rich natural and cultural heritage. Our upscale open-air hotel is located in a quiet and unspoiled wooded area, less than 2 km from Portiragnes beach (free shuttles from the beach). All holidaymakers have free access to the aquatic area with slides and paddling pools (one of the most beautiful aquatic parks in Occitania), as well as to the many other facilities free of charge or by paying a small supplement: multisports ground, pétanque court, playground. children's games, games room, fitness room, spa ...
To guarantee you active holidays and convivial moments near Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, the Mimosas team organizes weekly activities and entertainment for adults and children: sports tournaments (teen club), creative workshops (club children), pétanque and water polo, aquagym, aquabike, karaoke and other themed evenings. The hotel also has a bar restaurant and a grocery store.
Getting lost in the winding alleys flanked by superb stone constructions is one of the best ways to visit Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert. After your visit and your leap in time, however, you will be delighted to come back to the 21st century to enjoy the comfort of a furnished and fully equipped mobile home.
At Les Mimosas, you will find a rental with a modern finish with a private terrace adapted to your needs and your budget. Our luxury accommodation for 2 to 8 people (2 or 3 bedrooms) is aimed at families, groups of friends and couples looking for luxury accommodation without giving up the green setting and the friendly atmosphere of a campsite .
To help you choose the mobile home that is right for you, we have classified our mobile homes into several families: Premium (excellence or nothing, this range includes a cottage with private spa), Family (spacious mobile homes with good furnishings designed for families, including accommodation for people with reduced mobility), Economic (mobile home for two people with excellent value for money) and canvas bungalow (unusual accommodation which combines the advantages of a tent and a mobile home).
Discover this magnificent authentic medieval village of Saint Guilhem le Désert during your holidays at Les Mimosas ***** campsite. It is approximately 72 km north of the property and can be reached in 58 minutes if you take the A75 motorway.
Important stopover for pilgrims on their way to St Jacques de Compostelle, Saint Guilhem le Désert is classified among the most beautiful villages in France and Grand Site de France®. Well-deserved titles. At the bend of a bend, we discover it, nestled between the vertiginous cliffs of the Val de Gellone. It is in the evening, when the low rays of the sun come to caress the gold-hued rock of its abbey that the village is most impressive.
Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert is a village built from the 9th century. The plane tree 6 m in circumference in the center of the Place de la Liberté was planted in January 1855 and the fountain next to it dates from 1901. This tourist village welcomes around 800,000 visitors a year. Among its architectural heritage which is the pride of the islanders, one distinguishes the Abbey of Gellone, erected in the 12th century and housing the True Cross and the relics of Saint-Guilhem which was at the origin of its construction. This gem of Languedoc Roman art is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Among other things, it has the best-preserved French organ by Jean-Pierre Cavaillé. The abbey also includes a museum housed in its former refectory. This must-see museum will immerse you in the rather turbulent history of the village and reveal some valuable vestiges of the past, such as the famous cloister of Gellone.
Continuing your guided tour of the town of Saint Guilhem le Désert, you will pass in front of Lorimy's house to admire the most remarkable Romanesque facade of the village. You will then continue with the Saint-Laurent church in which is the tourist office, the Giant's castle, the prison tower and many more. Take the time to stroll along the narrow streets to meet artisans in their small, very welcoming stalls. During your walks, pass by the pretty waterfall that falls into the Verdus stream. Don't forget the Clamouse cave, considered one of the most beautiful caves in Hérault, and even in France. Quench your thirst in the village square, on the terrace of the café of your choice, and enjoy the local atmosphere. Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert offers many routes rich in beautiful landscapes which will delight accomplished hikers.