About Us

We are a family business.

St. Jean – as you will sense from this website – is all about family and we want to see that family grow.

We took an old ruin that, in the Middle Ages, served as the hospital to its larger neighbour, and turned it first into a home and now into a comfortable welcoming Retreat for clients that are looking for somewhere different, somewhere welcoming and somewhere that feels like they’ve loved it all their lives. Read our story and discover St Jean…

The House & Its History

St Jean, for hundreds of years a tiny hamlet at the foot of Cordes-sur-Ciel and sometime hospital for it’s larger neighbour, had fallen upon hard times…

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Cordes & Around

Cordes-sur-ciel is both magical and beautiful. Built at the beginning of the 13th century as a bastide (fortified) town that sits…

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The Team – A Family

St. Jean is, at heart, a family. The four children are all now grown and are committed to making St. Jean as special place to stay. Their experience in…

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We always like to hear how your stay was at St. Jean Retreats. Read about the experience of our guests and how they found their stay with us!

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