La Vague de Saint Paul in Saint Paul de Vence invites guests to discover throughout the month of March 2014 its delicious gastronomic menu prepared by young Chef Emil Sevastakiev as well as the iconic Fondation Maeght works of Art.
The Luxury 4-star Hotel Restaurant & Spa, a member of Phoenix Hotel Collection, thus inaugurates the opening of the new season and also celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of its prestigious neighbor, the Museum of Contemporary Art, the Fondation Maeght.
Thierry Naidu, Director of La Vague de Saint Paul and the director of the Fondation Maeght, Olivier Kaeppelin, decided to bring together their two synergies and establish a true partnership in honor of Modern Art.
This beautiful collaboration gave birth to a delicious and cultural program in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of the Fondation Maegt and its sumptuous works.
La Vague de Saint Paul offers a promotional package including a stay of two nights articulated on the themes of Art and Culture and a special menu “50 years of the Maeght Foundation” at 50 euros per person (excluding drinks) plus an entry to the Foundation as well as other commercial and promotional activities.
A modern hotel with refined design
Nestled in the medieval Provencal village of Saint Paul de Vence, La Vague de Saint Paul was built in the late 70s by the famous French architect André Minangoy, creator of the iconic “Marina Baie des Anges” in Villeneuve-Loubet as well as the hotel Vista Palace in Roquebrune Cap Martin.
After renovations undertaken in spring 2012 under the direction of Suiss architect Maurus Frei, in coordination with the expertise of Phoenix Hotel Management, specializing in the management of shops and hotels, La Vague de Saint Paul is now a modern hotel with refined design corresponding to quality criteria desired by international customers. It has 50 rooms with terrace overlooking the hotel parc whose furniture is signed and custom made by Portuguese designer Leite De Castro, specializing in manual woodworking.
A wide selection of activities is offered for leisure activities and sports: La Vague de Saint Paul has a heated outdoor swimming pool, a petanque ground, a tennis court, a spa and a gym.
Its bistro “La Vague” creates a generous and friendly cuisine, showcasing products and producers in the region. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner on the terrace overlooking the gardens and pool in the heart of a park or in a clear and widely open room.
In the kitchen, the young chef Emil Sevastakiev. He has developed his talents in many beautiful places: at the Chateau Eza for 2 years as the second of starred chef Axel Wagner. Then from 2010, second chef at Moulin de l’Abbaye, also under the direction of Phoenix Hotels. One of the emblematic hotels affiliated with Relais & Châteaux in the Dordogne.
The Fondation Maeght
Conveniently located near La Vague de St Paul, the Fondation Maeght is a private foundation of modern and contemporary art in Saint Paul de Vence. It includes exhibition halls, a chapel, a library with 30,000 volumes on modern and contemporary art.
Painters and sculptors have collaborated with Catalan architect José Luis Sert by integrating works into the building and the nature: the Giacometti courtyard populated with sculptures and ceramics, Marc Chagall’s mosaic murals or the labyrinth of Miró.
True museum in nature, the Fondation Maeght is an exceptional place that has one of the largest collections in Europe of paintings, sculptures, drawings and graphic works of modern art of the twentieth century: Bonnard, Braque, Calder, Chagall, Chillida, Giacometti, Léger, Miró, Ubac but also contemporary artists: Adami, Calzolari, Caro, Del Re, Dietman, Kelly, Mitchell, Monory, Sufan Oh, Takis, Tàpies…
Next exhibition Fondation Maeght: from April 5, 2014 the architect Josep Lluís Sert.
Founded in 2010 by Thierry Naidu, Phoenix Hotel Management Company, an expert in the management of luxury hotels, and Phoenix Hotel Collection are managingmore than 10 4 or 5-star establishments and, since 2011, La Vague de St Paul.
La Vague de Saint Paul ****
Chemin des Salettes – 06170 Saint Paul de Vence
Tel: 33 (0)4 92 11 20 00.
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