• Outside Kitchen

    Outside Kitchen

  • Outdoor bathtub nest

    Outdoor bathtub nest

  • Outside kitchen and dining

    Outside kitchen and dining

  • Outdoor bathtub nest

    Outdoor bathtub nest

  • The view at sunset

    The view at sunset

  • Meditation Den

    Meditation Den

  • View from Outside Kitchen

    View from Outside Kitchen

  • Cushions, candles, incense available

    Cushions, candles, incense and yoga mats are available

Outside Kitchen

Both the Stone Barn Studio and La Roulotte have facilities to heat water and for simple cooking. The outside kitchen near the main house is available for use by all guests for cooking more elaborate meals. Fresh seasonal produce from our organic garden is for sale and there is a very good wholefood shop in Massat.

Outside Bathtub Nest

Both the Stone Barn Studio and La Roulotte have their own showers, but a very special experience is a hot outside bath on a starry night! By arrangement.

Organic Kitchen Garden

Mountain ARC has an organic garden and orchard. Seasonal fruits and vegetables are available for purchase.

Meditation Den

A small meditation space next to the house is available for guided meditations and daily practice.

Additional Facilities and Services for All Guests

Included in the Accommodation Prices

Sheets, towels and duvets

Yoga Mats and Cushions

Candles and Incense

One hour of "Person-Centred Listening" per day, Guided Meditation, and Dietary advice, if requested

Complimentary welcome food basket upon arrival

On-site Parking 

Optional Extras *    

Fresh organic bread from the local bakery

Basic weekly food pack for self-catering light vegetarian meals

Fruit and Vegetables from the Organic Kitchen Garden

Reflexology and Head Massage, by appointment

Use of Washing Machine

* See Prices page for details


Contact Details

Mountain ARC
Ariège Retreat Centre

Judith Brown
Association Numen
Fount de Millé
Boussenac 09320
+33 (0) 534 140 356
+33 (0) 786 122 765



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Where to Find Us

Mountain ARC is located near Massat in the département of Ariège in Southwest France.  

We are 120 km from Toulouse Blagnac Airport and 120  km from Carcassonne Airport.

The nearest train and bus stations are Foix, Tarascon-sur-Ariège or Saint Girons. Transport can be arranged from these locations.