Picking the Right Villa for Your French Riviera Holiday

Picking the right holiday villa

Picking the right holiday villaLong hot summers spent in chic beach resorts and mild winters split between the coast and the Southern Alps. The French Riviera is the ultimate year-round destination for a luxury holiday with friends or family. Choosing just the right property for your stay can be a difficult decision when each villa is more glamorous than the last, but that’s where we come in. Our international team know the South of France better than anyone, and we have years of experience renting luxury villas in the French Riviera. To help you find your ideal rental property this season, we’ve put together a quick guide on how to pick a luxurious holiday villa. Glance through our suggestions below and let us help you find the perfect home away from home for your next adventure on the French Riviera.

Location location location

When it comes to the French Riviera, you’ll be spoilt for choice by the fabulous range of holiday locations to choose from. From Monaco down to St Tropez, you can’t go wrong when you rent a luxury villa in this part of the world. But there are a couple of things to consider when choosing your perfect property. Firstly, what type of break are you looking for? If you’re planning to spend your time shopping in the French Riviera’s designer boutiques or dancing the night away in the fabulous beach clubs, a villa in the dazzling city of Cannes or Monaco would be right up your street. Alternatively, if you’re hoping for a few weeks of complete rest and relaxation far from the crowds, why not consider a property in the lush green hills around Grasse or on the exclusive peninsula of St Jean Cap Ferrat? For a tailor-made luxury vacation, all you need to do is give us your requirements, and we’ll be delighted to recommend just the right location for your luxury villa.

Who’s coming?

Another important factor to consider when it comes to booking your luxury villa is who will be joining you in the South of France? If you’re travelling with the kids, we have a great range of villas complete with stunning pools, tennis courts and even their very own adventure playground to keep them busy all summer long. And we have plenty of properties with staff accommodation onsite for your nanny or aupair. 

Alternatively, if you’re planning to holiday with a group of friends, we have an amazing selection of villas with multiple ensuite bedrooms and spacious living areas for entertaining. And in addition to our holiday accommodation, we can also provide luxury properties suitable for corporate travel to events all over the French Riviera. Just let us know who’s coming to stay, and we’ll take care of everything else.

Time of year

As we mentioned, the French Riviera is a true year-round destination. With its glorious Mediterranean climate, balmy summers and mild winters it’s always a good time to come to the South of France. But we understand that you might want to plan your trip around a particular location or event during the year. So if you want to enjoy the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Monaco, the Film Festival in Cannes or the Christmas markets in Antibes, just say the word and we’ll help you find the perfect villa for your stay.

Price range

Our selection of luxury rental properties is quite simply the finest on the French Riviera. Our standards are sky high and we carefully choose the most luxurious and exclusive properties in town for our clients. Whether you’re looking for a contemporary villa in the centre of Cannes or an ornate Venetian palace in the hills around Grasse, we have a property to suit your requirements and your price range.


While most luxury holiday villas in the South of France come with outdoor space and a pool as standard, we realise that you might want a little something extra during your vacation. So we’ve put together a great selection of villas with an incredible range of facilities for you to enjoy. Whether you’d like to tone up in your own personal gym, relax in a rooftop jacuzzi or watch the latest summer blockbuster in the comfort of your private cinema room, we have a property for you. And we can also provide villas with extra facilities for the kids, private accommodation for your guests or with full security services for peace of mind during your stay.

Eating in, dining out or mixing it up?

France is known as the capital of gastronomy all over the world, and the French Riviera is no exception. This is the perfect destination for food-lovers. You’ll find a fabulous choice of restaurants and bistros all over the South of France serving everything from local specialities to haute-cuisine. Enjoy leisurely lunches in the sunshine then dine outside under the stars on terraces all along the coast. And if you prefer to stay at home and make the most of the fresh local produce on offer, we’ve got you covered too. We have a great selection of properties with fully-equipped professional kitchens to make whipping up a gourmet meal for friends and family as easy as pie. Eat in or dine out, or mix it up by doing a little of both. Whichever option you prefer, we guarantee that every meal will be one to remember.


There is a huge range of French Riviera activities to choose from that one visit will never be enough. But to ensure you make the most of your time on the coast, we’re here to help you fit in as much as possible. If you plan to spend the summer trying out the thrilling range of watersports on offer in the Mediterranean, we recommend choosing a beachside villa with direct access to the water. Or if the mountains are more your style, we’ll help you find a country house where you can explore the lush green hills of the Esterel mountain range. From beaches to art galleries, museums to markets, we’re here to make sure you spend the summer doing what you love best on the French Riviera.  

Style tastes

It’s been said that style is forever, but we know that it’s also very personal. So when it comes to choosing your dream holiday home, we handpick a wide range of properties to ensure that we have something for everyone. Whether you’d prefer a contemporary villa with chic neutral interiors and a minimalist vibe, or a traditional Provençal Mas surrounded by olive groves and decorated with antique furniture, we have just the house for you. From ornate marble palaces to elegant Belle Epoque mansions, simply let us know your style requirements and we’ll find your dream holiday home.

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