5 French Riviera Holiday Villas for a Summer in Paradise

Luxury Villa in Mougins

In the depths of winter, what better way to have something to look forward to than planning a summer trip to paradise?

These five super villas have been hand picked by our summer rentals team. They know the properties (and the French Riviera) inside/out, so you can take their word for it when they say “these villas are exceptional”.

As well as the essential details, read on to find out what we love about each villa and get local tips on things to do in the area.

Fantastic Contemporary Villa in Cannes

Fantastic Contemporary Villa in Cannes
This place was made for rest and relaxation

If modern is your thing, this one’s a sure win.

Sleek, clean and minimalist design make up both the inside and out of this futuristic villa. It sleeps up to sixteen of your nearest and dearest. Choose them wisely.

If you like to go out for wining and dining, this villa is only a short 5-minute drive from the centre of Cannes. There you’ll find enough bars and Michelin stars to keep you happy all summer long.

Good to know

  • Sleeps 16 people in 8 bedrooms
  • Close to the centre of Cannes
  • Lots of outside space

5 things we love

  1. Marble kitchen where your private chef can cook up a storm
  2. Pool house for outdoor dining and of course, the barbeque
  3. The outdoor pool and chill out areas
  4. High ceilings and super light rooms
  5. Sonos surround-sound system for party nights

Local tip

Wander along the Croisette and have a day at one of the private beach clubs. Order champagne and caviar, have a dip in the sea and watch the world go by in slow motion.

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Exceptional Contemporary Property in Ramatuelle

Exceptional Contemporary Property Ramatuelle
Modern and quirky

Staying with the modern theme, this unique space is hiding in the hinterland of St Tropez, within walking distance of the famous Club 55.

If you didn’t already know, Pampelonne is a beautiful stretch of sand which is home to some of the best beaches and beach clubs on the French Riviera.

When you’re not getting some R&R by the pool, head down to Club 55 for a glass of champagne and to feel the sand between your toes. Blissful.

Good to know

  • 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms
  • South facing with garden view
  • Ultra-modern design

5 things we love

  1. The modern and light decor
  2. The villa’s unique architecture
  3. Swimming pool with bar and barbeque area
  4. The ensuite bathrooms, for every bedroom
  5. Walking distance to the best beach on the Riviera

Local tip

Get up early and take a run along Pampelonne beach, have a sunrise swim and get your yoga on before the crowds arrive to lay down their towels. Now that’s a great way to start another day in paradise.

Take a look inside: Exceptional Contemporary Property Ramatuelle

Stylish Villa Close to the Beach in Saint Tropez

Stylish Villa Close to the Beach in Saint Tropez
Chilling by the pool with a view like that!

This luxury rental villa is a bit like having your own world-class beach club. It’s so close to the beach you can feel the Mediterranean breeze and all the good vibes that go with it.

The trendy interior flows into the outside space as if there was no partition. Then you’re greeted with an infinity of blue from the pool to the sea, to the azure sky.

Good to know

  • 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms
  • Modern design
  • Garden and parking

5 things we love

  1. The inviting swimming pool
  2. Fireplace in the lounge (not that you’ll need it)
  3. Walking straight out to the terrace from the bedroom
  4. Having the beach on your doorstep
  5. The various outdoor ‘endroits’ as we say in French (areas)

Local tip

Spend an evening dining at La Vague d’Or in St Tropez. Awarded three Michelin stars, five toques and a rating of 19/20 by Gault & Millau, you will not be disappointed.

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Majestic Villa With Sea Views in Cannes

Majestic Villa With Sea Views in Cannes
Picture perfect postcard from Cannes

If you prefer a more classic style villa, feast your eyes on this magnificent building.

The grounds are one of the major draws for this villa. Take a look at the lovely Palladian pool house which gives onto the swimming pool. Life is better by the pool.

Although located in a peaceful and quiet area, you’ll only be ten minutes drive from Cannes centre, the beach and the urban action.

Good to know

  • 6 bedrooms sleeping up to 9
  • 6 bathrooms
  • South East facing

5 things we love

  1. The Palladian pool house
  2. High ceilings in the villa
  3. Proximity to the city centre
  4. The swimming pool and villa grounds
  5. Large outdoor terrace with sea views

Local tip

Visit in May. That way you can take in the Monaco Grand Prix and the Cannes Film Festival.

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Update: This villa is no longer available.

Sumptuous Contemporary Property in Mougins

Luxury Bedroom in a Sumptuous Contemporary Property in Mougins
You’ll sleep well here

The fifth and final villa for this article is a rare and fascinating place.

Nestled in the hills of Mougins, far from the worries you left behind, you’ll find this Japanese inspired property.

From the massage room, home theatre and sauna, to the magnificently landscaped garden, this villa is not only an estate, it’s an experience.

Good to know

  • 5 bedrooms + 1 staff apartment
  • 750m2 villa in a 2600m2 estate
  • Full-time guardian and cleaner

5 things we love

  1. The white grand piano in the lounge
  2. Fully equipped gym
  3. Relaxing massage room
  4. Quirky design inside and out
  5. A home theatre for film nights

Local tip

Disconnect from your devices and spend some time walking around the Valmasque forest. Get (temporarily) lost in the Pine, Olives, and Cypress trees.

Book this villa: Sumptuous Contemporary Property in Mougins

For more information and to book any of these villas, get in touch or come and visit us in our Cannes office.

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