A shaded, seated area overlooking the hillside on the Cote d'Azur

10 Luxury Villas in the Cote d’Azur [2024]

The French Côte d’Azur, also known as the French Riviera, has a reputation as a playground for the rich and famous and is one of Europe’s top tourist destinations. Not surprisingly, this wonderful stretch of coastline is home to some of Europe’s most extravagant luxury villas – many of which you can enjoy for your holiday!

Nestled between the foothills of the French Alps and the Mediterranean Sea, this region offers exceptional scenery and natural beauty. In this paradise-like environment you can find bustling cities like Nice, Cannes, and Monaco, and exciting towns like Saint Tropez, Antibes, Grasse, and Menton. Not to mention the many hidden gems of perched villages that dot the coastline and hinterland. 

There is so much to do here it’s the perfect destination for a villa holiday. Soak up the sun by your private pool or find a secluded spot on one of the pebble coves that are dotted along the cost. Enjoy fine dining prepared by your private chef or at one of the many Michelin-rated restaurants. Shop on the boulevards of Nice and Cannes or browse local art galleries and markets looking for something vintage or unique for a special occasion. Enjoy a wine tour and artisanal food tastings. Hire a yacht from the marina and go island hopping on the never-ending shimmering blue. Watch supercars at the Monaco Grand Prix or mingle with the stars and soak up the glamour of the Cannes film festival: the options are endless – so what are you waiting for? Here’s a collection of our top 10 luxury holiday villas for an exclusive villa holiday in the Cote d’Azur.

Villa Sunriette

Villa Sunriette is that kind of villa where you can easily just spend the week by the private pool gazing out at the stunning sea views and across the bay towards Cannes.

This exceptional luxury villa is finished to perfection with amazing well-being and leisure facilities including two spa areas, a large heated pool, and as a bonus it comes fully air-conditioned. Ideal for larger groups or multi-generational families due to the many terraces providing a place to relax in seclusion for everyone. An excellent base for the yearly Cannes-based evenrelaxts and parties.

Guests: 12   Bedrooms: 5   Bathrooms: 5
Prices: £11,142 – £18,749
Visited by: Caroline

Villa Roses d’Antibes

This exceptional art deco villa in Cap d’Antibes is a true delight. Set within spacious Mediterranean gardens, its private heated pool and jacuzzi are a haven of calm and relaxation, and yet you are only a few steps away from the Azur-blue Mediterranean and its sandy beaches. The villa rental boasts 5 ensuite bedrooms and has air conditioning throughout.

Guests: 10   Bedrooms: 5   Bathrooms: 5
Prices: £4,294 – £9,411
Visited by: Juliana

Infinity View

Infinity View must be one of our most popular luxury villas offering excellent value-for-money for an extravagant family holiday. Nestled just above Spéracèdes, near Grasse, this villa offers stunning views over the valleys with distant views on the Mediterranean and le Massif de L’Esterel from the various terraces and the blissful private heated infinity pool (14m x 5m) and jacuzzi. 

Everything in the villa is of a very high quality and the owners provide everything that you may need during your stay, making your holiday not only comfortable but memorable. There are 6 bedrooms to sleep up to 14 people and all bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms. There is air conditioning throughout the property. It is walking distance to the village of Spéracèdes for shops and restaurants.

Guests: 14   Bedrooms: 6   Bathrooms: 6
Prices: £3,445 – £6,891
Visited by: Gina and Sander

Villa Eucalyptus

Villa Eucalyptus is an excellent option if you’re looking for a luxury villa nestled in a quiet spot in the hinterland of Antibes. The villa has recently been renovated to the highest standard.

Relax by the 4m deep private pool or unwind in the jacuzzi, both set in the lush botanical gardens this setting offers a wonderful place to relax and unwind. The sun-drenched terrace offers a lovely place for alfresco dining with views of the Med. During the hot summer days you’ll also enjoy the air conditioning throught the property. All this is only 10 minutes from the beaches of Juan-Les-Pins and Cap d’Antibes, and within 15 minutes you find yourself in the charming streets of cosmopolitan Antibes.

Guests: 10   Bedrooms: 5   Bathrooms: 4
Prices: £6,150 – £29,174
Visited by: Caroline

Bastide de Grasse

If you are looking for a taste of Provence on the French Riviera the Bastide de Grasse is a brilliant option, certainly for large groups. This domaine is extremely spacious, both inside and outside, so you can always find a nice calm spot to relax.

With a large private pool and several lounge and play areas you may find that you’d rather just laze around all day, but if not there are endless wonderful spots to explore nearby. With Valbonne only 5 minutes away, and Grasse about 10 minutes. Bedrooms are air-conditioned to ensure comfortable nights during the peak summer months. The venue can also be used for events or weddings.

Guests: 19   Bedrooms: 8   Bathrooms: 8
Prices: £10,714 – £14,196
Visited by: Caroline

Villa Sandra

Villa Sandra is a contemporary luxury villa on Cap d’Antibes with all luxuries, finished to the highest standards. Relax by the private heated pool or indulge yourself at one of the wellness facilities including a jacuzzi, sauna, and poolside gym. Turn your holiday into a retreat and let yourself be pampered by our team and then enjoy dinner on the terrace from your private chef; or simply sit back and sip cocktails whilst watching the sun slowly sink down into the Med. 

If you want to leave this peaceful retreat then you don’t have far to go, as the beach is only a 5-minute stroll away, complete with bars and restaurants. Or visit nearby Antibes, known for it’s gorgeous city centre, winding streets, and marina. If you’re looking for a luxurious holiday on the French Riviera, this serviced villa is an excellent choice.

Guests: 12   Bedrooms: 6   Bathrooms: 6
Prices: £18,213 – £32,141
Visited by: Caroline

Villa Leona

Villa Leona is a gorgeous luxury villa with lovely panoramic views in Plascassier, near Valbonne. Whether you want to relax by the private pool or enjoy the views from the roof terrace – you’ll have a wonderful holiday here. 

The interior of the villa is tastefully refurbished and decorated with a high-finish result that will suit every taste. The house is set in large grounds with a private pool and summer kitchen, table tennis, trampoline, tree house, and a football pitch –  there is something to do for everyone! Or simply walk to the village centre to enjoy a drink or meal in one of the village’s bistros.

Guests: 12   Bedrooms: 6   Bathrooms: 5
Prices: £5,500 – £8,125
Visited by: Juliana

La Villa des Lauriers

Villa des Lauriers is a true gem in an incredible location, overlooking the bay of Cannes in Mougins and a short walk away from the town centre. This prestigious property has been renovated to a very high standard and provides everything that you could possibly need and more. 

The outside area is a haven of peace where you spend hours lounging by the private heated swimming pool or playing a game of boules or table tennis. With 3 ensuite bedrooms and air-conditioning throughout this charming villa offers an unparalleled place to stay for a small family or group of friends.

Guests: 7   Bedrooms: 3   Bathrooms: 3
Prices: £4,801 – £10,562
Visited by: Caroline

Le Haut Refren

Le Haut Refren is a lovely Provencal Mas with Balinese-style swimming pool set in extensive grounds in a commanding position with stunning panoramic views of the Gulf of St Tropez. Main House with 3 bedrooms and 2 cottages for comfort and privacy, sleeping a maximum of 10 people. All bedrooms are ensuite. La Garde Freinet is just a 10 minute walk and Grimaud only a 7-minute drive.

Guests: 10   Bedrooms: 5   Bathrooms: 5
Prices: £4,375 – £12,313
Visited by: Juliana

Villa Vue de Fayance

Villa Vue de Fayance is a Provencal-style bastide built in 2011 to the highest standards, ideal for a relaxing family villa holiday.  Standing on the hillside, with stunning views across the valley and the picturesque village of Fayance, the property is set in lovely grounds with a large private heated saltwater infinity pool.

You’ll find that you love this region and as a bonus you are only a 5-minute walk away from one of the most renowned restaurants in the area. 

Guests: 8   Bedrooms: 4   Bathrooms: 4
Prices: £8,750 – £9,375
Visited by: Juliana

If you’re looking for a Cote d’Azur villa holiday but can’t find what you’re looking for here, take a look at our other properties located across many of the region’s towns and villages in this area. We’ll help you find your perfect property.