Les Sources de Caudalie
Les Sources de Caudalie, located among the vineyards of Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, a Graves great growth, was established in 1999. The concept behind Les Sources de Caudalie is inspired by the French Paradox, discovered over 20 years ago. It refers to a study proving that the French diet and lifestyle, particularly in Southwest France, is conducive to good health. Between vineyards and forests, at only 20 minutes from Bordeaux center, the architect Yves Collet created from scratch contemporary buildings from recycled local materials in tune with the surroundings.Alice and Jerome Tourbier have managed Les Sources de Caudalie for the past ten years in keeping with the values they hold dear: well-being, generosity, authenticity, high-quality service, and emotion. Welcome to a universe where everything is devoted to nature, taste and senses. A stay in the hotel, with its 40 rooms and 21 suites, is the gateway to exploring an attractive region with a strong personality. The five cottages also revolve around the region's rich, varied culture as reflected in paintings, antiques, and warm-coloured fabrics. Each of the 40 rooms (2 accessible to wheelchairs), named after aspects of the regional heritage, boasts a unique decor, featuring antiques, collectible furniture, and fine draperies. Most of them have a terrace or a balcony with a beautiful view on the Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte's vineyards or on the lake.Set in a former orangery, modeled on an ornamental, 18th-century glasshouse, La Grand'Vigne restaurant invites you to savor the chef's brilliant, well-grounded cuisine. On fine days, it is possible to enjoy lunch or dinner in the sunshine, on the terrace overlooking the lake and the vine-covered slopes. Chef Nicolas Masse has developed close relationships with local fishermen, livestock breeders, and market gardeners on the Atlantic coast and in the Graves countryside, who supply him with seasonal produce.Located in Les Sources de Caudalie, Caudalie's Vinotherapie® Spa offers a Spa program of exclusive treatments in an environment of rare beauty. The refined atmosphere of the treatment rooms, the blend of noble materials uniting wood and stone, and the size of the building, reminiscent of an old tobacco kiln; all were designed to harmonize perfectly with the great landscape of the vineyards and give the relaxation lounges a distinctive style. Unique treatments combine the virtues of natural hot spring water drawn from 540 meters beneath the earth - rich in minerals and oligo-elements - with the most recent scientific discoveries of the benefits of the grape and the grapevine.
Hotel Address:Location Summary
- Les Sources de Caudalie
- Chemin de Smith Haut Lafitte
- Martillac, Gironde 33650
Les Sources de Caudalie is located 15 minutes away from Bordeaux, among the vineyards of Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte.
Directions to Hotel
By Car : 10 minutes away from the Bordeaux Train station and 20 minutes away from the Bordeaux Ariport.
Banquets & Meetings
Banquet & Party Rooms are located in the famous Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte, in front of the hotel, overlooking the vineyards.
A business center is on site, near the reception area.
2 wheelchair accessible rooms.
Fine Dining on Site
Set in a former orangery, modelled on an ornamental, 18th-century glasshouse, Michelin-starred La Grand'Vigne restaurant invites you to savor the chef's brilliant, well-grounded cuisine. On fine days, it is possible to enjoy lunch or dinner in the sunshine, on the terrace overlooking the lake and the vine-covered slopes. There is also a country inn restaurant and a wine bar.
The fitness center offers a variety of exercise machines and weights and is open 24 hours a day.
The indoor pool is housed in a greenhouse that opens its doors on sunny days.
The 25-meter, heated, outdoor swimming pool is open from May to October.
Caudalie's Vinotherapie® Spa.
Tennis Courts on Site
Guests have exclusive access to an outdoor tennis court, located in the grounds, a few hundred meters from the hotel. Ask reception for rackets and balls.
Bicycles are available for a ride in the forest or to go off to discover neighboring chateaux. Ask at Reception for a map of local roads and cycling trails.
Discover the Arcachon bay on board the traditional boat called a Pinasse.
Guests can play on the 3-hole on-site "pitch and putt" golf course, or access one of the 50 golf courses in the Aquitaine region. Simply ask the reception for bag, clubs and balls.
Walking tours of the Graves vineyards, some of the oldest vineyards in Bordeaux.
Enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride across the vineyards.
Jogging & Running
Enjoy a run around the jogging course laid out through the private woodlands in the grounds, which takes about 30 minutes to complete.
At Les Sources de Caudalie, bottles are served and appreciated respecting the traditional "French wine-tasting art." The cellar holds 16,000 bottles from the most attractive wine producing regions in the world. The Head Sommelier Aurelien Farrouil knows every nook and cranny, and monitors the development of each magnificent wine. Graves great growths are served by the glass in perfect condition, thanks to the Enomatic wine dispenser. A choice of 16 red and white wines features the creme de la creme of this prestigious appellation.
The Junior Suites offer space, elegance and comfort. All different, each is an invitation into the history of the Aquitaine Region: back to the colonial past with Thomas Jefferson, discovering the Pays Basque in Espelette. Each has a cozy and warm living room. The Junior Suites are 35 square meters each. They all are equipped with a bathroom with tub and shower, individual climate control, cable TV, wireless internet access, mini bar, safe, and hairdryer.
Guest Review Highlights
- - Banquets & Meetings
- - Business Center
- - Meeting Space
- - Disabled Access
- - Fine Dining on Site
- - Fine Dining Nearby
- - Fitness Center
- - High Speed Internet
- - Pets Allowed
- - Pool, Indoor
- - Pool, Outdoor
- - Spa Facility
- - Tennis Courts on Site
- - Biking, Touring
- - Boating
- - Ecological Tourism
- - Fishing - Fly
- - Fishing - Ocean
- - Gliding
- - Golf Driving Range
- - Golfing
- - Hiking
- - Horseback Riding
- - Jet Skiing
- - Jogging & Running
- - Sailing
- - Shopping
- - Tennis Courts Nearby
- - Theatre & Museums
- - Winery Tours
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