Holiday Villas on the Cote d'Azur - French Riviera
Beautifully renovated family villa with beach access.Saint Tropez - St Tropez
Ideally situated a few metres away from L'Escalet Plage and its splendid cove in the Ramatuelle area, this beautifully renovated family villa with air conditioning and Jacuzzi hot tub enjoys direct access to the beach as well as breath-taking views over the bay between Cap Taillat and Cap Camarat.Price per week: £3050-£7960Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: NoRef: TOU2068
This is a delightful, split level property with a warm, welcoming ambience, located in a secure residential domaine. Just a short distance from the pretty village of Mougins, it is very well located to reach the renowned beaches and most sought-after resorts of the Cote d'Azur.Price per week: £2950-£3740Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: YesRef: VIL2130
Close to the centre of chic St Tropez and Bouillabaisse beach.Saint Tropez - St Tropez
An attractive villa situated in a secure, private residential domaine close to the centre of chic St Tropez and less than half a mile from sandy Bouillabaisse beach. It offers a heated pool, air conditioning, a pretty garden surrounded by mature trees and shrubs.Price per week: £9625-£10120Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LAT2077
Contemporary French Riviera villa with panoramic sea views.Saint Tropez - Sainte Maxime
A contemporary French Riviera villa with panoramic sea views and heated pool. If you're looking for prime location, stunning sea views, proximity to some of the loveliest places in the south of France, plus a high level of comfort and total relaxation, then look no further.Price per week: £8030-£13055Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: LEC2078
A charming villa set on a hillside, amidst pretty landscaped gardens, overlooking woodlandGrasse - Châteauneuf de Grasse
This luxurious family home is the perfect blend of both natural and man-made beauty with all the best that the French Riviera has to offer. It sits on a hillside amidst pretty landscaped gardens overlooking woodland, with views up to the ancient village of Châteauneuf de Grasse.Price per week: £8123-£9047Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: VIL2945
A comfortable villa with private pool and a large mature gardenGrasse - Mougins
Located in a private gated community with 24 hour guard and just 200metres from the local boulangerie, this spacious, fully air-conditioned, single storey villa is set in beautiful mature grounds with a large private pool. You will love the sense of privacy as you relax in this large mature garden.Price per week: £4620-£7235Sleeps: 10Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: VIL2833
St Tropez villa ideally placed for golf enthusiasts.Saint Tropez - St Tropez
This villa enjoys a privileged position overlooking vineyards to the Mediterranean sea. The terraced grounds provide many paved seating areas from which to admire these sweeping views, whilst inside the villa is well equipped and comfortably furnished. Ideal location for golf enthusiasts.Price per week: £2045-£4150Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 4Pool: YesRef: VIL2069
Modern villa designed to enhance the sea views and the natural sun light.Nice - Monte Carlo
Perched on a hilltop overlooking the magnificent promontory of Cap Martin, just 1 mile from Roquebrune and its beach, this villa enjoys uninterrupted views over the stretch of Cote d'Azur between Roquebrune and Menton, only a few minutes’ drive away. Within a few miles are Monte Carlo & Ventimiglia.Price per week: £3975-£3975Sleeps: 6Bedrooms: 3Pool: NoRef: LAM2124
This French Riviera villa near Juan-les-Pins is set in a quiet residential area, ideally located just 4.5km from the shops, restaurants and beach at Juan les Pins and 5.6km from the medieval old town and harbour of Antibes. An attractive, belle epoque holiday home.Price per week: £1860-£2425Sleeps: 4Bedrooms: 2Pool: YesRef: VIL2920
Family villa near Valbonne with a friendly, welcoming ambience.Grasse - Grasse
This is a private villa near Valbonne with a friendly, welcoming ambience, tasteful furniture, exposed ceiling timbers, mellow terracotta floors and cool white walls. It enjoys a peaceful location with distant views from the main terrace and several rooms, towards the Mediterranean.Price per week: £2820-£3875Sleeps: 8Bedrooms: 5Pool: YesRef: MAS2149
Also known as the French Riviera, Cote d’Azur entrances thousands of visitors yearly. When you think of the south of France, you can’t help but think of glamorous beaches, gorgeous resort towns, and miles upon miles of awe-inspiring coastlines. It’s widely regarded as one of the most romantic and idyllic spots of Europe, and we’re going to look at why that is.
Plenty To See
If you want to see the French Riviera at its finest, then the deluxe resort town of Nice is where to start. The Promenade de Anglais offers one of the most stunning views of the coast with the palatial Villa Massena offering galleries rich with art and history. Saint-Tropez is another seaside resort, famous for the distinctly Mediterranean style of architecture, cobbled roads and gold-roofed homes you can stop and admire. If you prefer somewhere a little more private, the medieval Eze lies atop a verdant hill overlooking steep cliff tops, full of little boutique shops and a view that reaches from Saint-Tropez all the way to Italy.
Artisanship is central to the experience here, from the famously laborious process that goes into the Provence wines to the countless little specialities to be found in world-class restaurants little and large. Baked goods like socca and fougasse are ubiquitous. Flavour is never hard to find with the famous Herbs de Provence and olive tapenade ever in supply. If you want a dish that really captures the French-yet-Mediterranean flavour of the area, however, you must try the seafood soup: bouillabaisse. With three kinds of fish (always sourced fresh), signature seasoning, and served with a crusty slice of bread and the iconic olive spread, rouille, it’s a regional tour for the taste buds.
With such gorgeous landscapes and fantastic coastal scenes, it should be no surprise that people like to get around in Cote d’Azur. Whether it’s touring through Nice or climbing the winding heights of Col de Braus, one of the best ways to see the region is on two wheels where you’ll find plenty of company. If you prefer something a little less terrestrial, there are handfuls of islands available from just about any spot on the coast and renting a yacht or a speedboat to go exploring can keep you busy discovering for a long time to come. If you prefer something a little more adrenaline-pumping, rock-climbing and canyoning are both becoming much more popular here.
The Famous Mediterranean Weather
You don’t get a reputation for being a beautiful resort paradise without having the weather to properly enjoy it. Not too hot, not too cold, temperatures settle around the mid-twenties in the summer, rarely dropping beneath 3 degrees in the winter. The region is one of the sunniest in Europe, yet relatively rainy winters and seas cooled by the Mistral, chilly winds from the Rhone Valley, sometimes blow through. From May to October is the perfect beach season, however, meaning that the majority of the year is spent in sunny bliss.
Book a trip to Cote d’Azur today and you can enjoy all that’s mentioned above and more. From lazy coastal resorts to lush heights and the very best of Mediterranean cuisine, you can find it all here.