An Overview of the French Riviera
A holiday on the French Riviera is a holiday to remember. Known all over the world for its glamorous cities and chic beach resorts, the South of France is the perfect choice for a romantic break or an epic getaway with a group of friends. From sun-drenched beaches to lush green hills and shady olive groves, the French Riviera has got it all. This part of the world more than lives up to its reputation as an all round holiday destination. Discover charming hilltop villages, explore miles of unspoilt coastline or just relax with a cold glass of local rosé, whatever you plan to do during your next luxury vacation, the French Riviera is the perfect place to stay.
Sexy St Tropez
Possibly the best- known beach resort in the world, St Tropez is definitely the most glamorous. With its fantastic choice of restaurants and incredible nightlife, you’ll love spending the season in St Tropez. Brigitte Bardot may have long since hung up her bikini, but happily, St Tropez is still dripping in beautiful people. The exclusive beach clubs on Pampelonne beach are the place to be seen once summer arrives in the South of France, while the busy port is always popular with both locals and visitors. Relax and enjoy the laidback St Tropez lifestyle during the day, then party like a rockstar by night while international DJs light up the dance floor in hip clubs all over the village. St Tropez is the original French Riviera holiday destination, and this cosmopolitan little town is always in style.
In the hillside behind Cannes and Grasse, you’ll find a lovely little slice of Provençal countryside. Leave city living behind and rent a luxurious villa in the hills for your next French Riviera holiday. Sip your morning coffee in the village square and then pop to the market for some fresh bread and cheese for lunch, the daily commute has never been more agreeable. Celebrate local festivals during the summer and discover cosy bistros in the cooler months, this part of the French Riviera has so much to offer. Just a few minutes drive from the beaches and cities along the coast, the pretty villages of Provence will make you fall in love with the traditional way of life in the South of France.
The glamorous city of Cannes needs no introduction. Famous all over the world for its Croisette, sandy beaches and prestigious Film Festival, Cannes is the ultimate choice for a beach vacation. Rent one of our luxurious villas in the centre of town to be close to all the action, or choose one of our properties in exclusive Super Cannes or La Californie to escape the summer crowds. With its pretty port, historic old town and modern town centre full of luxury boutiques, Cannes has lots to explore. Beach fans will love the long stretches of golden sand along the seafront while the nearby Iles de Lérins are a great reason to charter a yacht for a few days. Add in Cannes’ amazing restaurant scene and vibrant night life, and you’ve got everything you could possibly need for an unforgettable holiday, right here in the South of France.
Awe Inspiring Antibes
Just down the coast from Cannes, you’ll find the lovely little seaside town of Antibes. Pretty as a picture thanks to its sandy beaches, Medieval old town and port full of superyachts, Antibes is a great choice for a holiday in one of our luxury villas. The town organises exciting events all year round while the handy location makes Antibes the perfect base to explore the French Riviera hinterland. Check out some of the liveliest bars and restaurants in the South of France, or simply enjoy the breathtaking views from your fabulous villa, Antibes is definitely a dream holiday destination.
Sensational St Jean Cap Ferrat
For a taste of life in one of the most exclusive villages in the South of France, take a look at our St Jean Cap Ferrat rental properties. Charming and unspoilt, this former fishing village has played host to some of the most well-known figures in the world over the years.The centre of the village is has some lovely little boutiques and bistros with stunning views towards neighbouring Monaco. And we think that the area around the port is the perfect spot for a lazy lunch or a fun night out with friends. With miles of natural coastline to explore, leading down to glorious private beaches, St Jean Cap Ferrat is the perfect choice for a memorable holiday on the French Riviera
Sitting between St Jean Cap Ferrat and nearby Italy, Monaco is definitely the most glamorous principality in the world. Known worldwide for its dazzling Formula 1 Grand Prix race, Monaco is also a vibrant modern city and chic beach resort. Renting a luxury villa in Monaco means access to some of the best sports and entertainment events on the planet, plus of course a fabulous array of gourmet restaurants and designer boutiques. Book one of our fabulous Monaco rental properties today for a holiday that will more than live up to the hype!
What's the Best Time of Year to Visit?
The French Riviera is definitely a year-round destination. From long sandy beaches to snowy mountains high above sea level, there’s always a good reason to visit this part of the world. The summer season runs from May to September, and this is when the French Riviera really hits its stride as a popular holiday destination. Come for the glamorous world-class events held in Cannes and Monaco, and stay for the glorious sunshine and balmy Mediterranean summer evenings.
And in the cooler months, why not make the most of staying so close to the Southern Alps and head up into the mountains for some fun in the snow. Ski or snowboard your way down the pistes of stations like Auron and Isola or hop over the Italian border for some powder action in neighbouring Limone.
With so much going on throughout the year, the incredible location and such great weather, renting a luxury villa in the South of France is always a good decision.
Luxury Villas on the French Riviera
We have a fantastic selection of French Riviera villa rentals. Whether you’d prefer a traditional farmhouse in the hills or a modern villa down by the beach, we've got something for everyone. Whatever kind of holiday you’re looking for, we’ll find you the perfect property to use as your base in the South of France.
This gorgeous Venetian-style villa in the hills of Super Cannes has got everything you need for an amazing summer holiday. 5 ensuite bedrooms will ensure there’s plenty of room for all the family, while the spacious living area is just the thing for chilling out. Catch some sun on the huge outdoor terrace or cool off in the gorgeous mirror infinity pool. Sit on the terrace and watch the sun slowly dip below the skyline, the panoramic views over the Mediterranean will stay with you long after the holiday is over.
Get away from it all in this lovely Belle Epoque house in St Jean Cap Ferrat. Stay on the most exclusive peninsula in the French Riviera and spend your holiday exploring the little town of St Jean plus the surrounding area. With 6 bedrooms plus a pool house, you’ll have room for family and friends while the staff quarters will ensure absolute privacy. The house has multiple terraces for you to enjoy, but without a doubt, the piece de resistance is the gorgeous roof deck area. With a summer kitchen, bar and jacuzzi, plus of course some incredible views, you might just end up spending all your time up there during your stay!
Over in the Cap d’Antibes, you’ll find this superb 19th century beachfront house, just minutes away from the coast. There are 7 ensuite bedrooms, including a magnificent Master suite with access to a private terrace and a breathtaking sea view. The main living areas are spacious and airy, and the double reception room is ideal for hosting a cocktail party with friends. The entertainment room and swimming pool will keep you entertained, and the pretty town of Antibes is only a few minutes away for a spot of shopping or an afternoon at one of the chic private beach clubs.
This beautiful neo-Provençal villa is located in Cap d’Ail, just minutes away from Monaco. The elegant house is set amongst olive and pine trees with incredible views over the Mediterranean, Italy and Monaco below. Inside you’ll love the 6 ensuite bedrooms and the luxurious living space, while outside the spa, jacuzzi and BBQ area are ideal for making the most of all that sunshine. Enjoy a leisurely lunch on the terrace before moving to the sunloungers to laze away the afternoon, this is the stuff that dream holidays are made from!
This is just a small collection of French Riviera villa rentals we have in our extensive portfolio. Scroll back up to view more or get in touch with your criteria and our luxury vacation rentals team will get back to you with a selection of options for your holiday on the Côte d'Azur.
How to Get to the French Riviera?
The French Riviera is easily accessible from pretty much anywhere in the world. Fly into major cities like Nice or Toulon, catch a comfortable high-speed train or drive along the coast overlooking the beautiful Mediterranean, what could be nicer?
The easiest way to get to the French Riviera is by plane. Reserve a flight to the Nice Côte d’Azur International Airport in the Alpes-Maritimes or the Toulon-Hyères Airport in the Var and then make your way from the airport to your luxury villa in style.
- By helicopter: Hop on board a chopper at the airport and land in Monaco, Cannes or St Tropez a few minutes later
- By road: Book an Uber car or hire a rental vehicle and drive along one of the most beautiful coastal roads in the Mediterranean
- By rail: The quick and easy way to beat the summer traffic, take a modern TER train to any of the towns along the coast.
If you’re already based in the South of France, we can organise a transfer to your luxury rental villa by a private car and chauffeur. Just send our team your location and itinerary and we’ll do the rest.
How to Book a French Riviera Villa?
Choosing your French Riviera rental villa is as easy as can be. First take a look at our website and check out our fabulous selection of luxury villas along the coast. Then contact our team and let us know when you’d like to travel to the South of France, and of course any special requirements you have for your holiday.
We’ll take care of everything else, from finding just the right villa for your family to preparing it for your arrival. We offer a wide range of à la carte services and can also provide luxury service packs to make sure everything goes perfectly during your stay on the French Riviera.
To reserve a luxury villa rental with our team, just get in touch :
- By email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
- The online reservation form on our website
- By telephone on: +33 (0)4 93 94 45 45
- In person at our Cannes office: 19 Rue des États-Unis, Cannes, 06400, France
When it comes to renting a luxury villa on the French Riviera, our team really know their stuff. For more information about the area or for additional details about any of our properties, just drop us a line. We’ll be delighted to arrange the holiday of a lifetime for you and your family in the South of France.