Côte D’Azur Villa Holidays
The Côte D’Azur is synonymous with glitz and glamour, and offers the best of the sunshine of the French Riviera. It is well known for its long hot summers, making it a perfect region for a French villa holiday. Côte D’Azur villa holiday destinations, Cannes, Nice, St. Raphael and St. Tropez, conjure up imagery of sundrenched luxury. By booking into one of our Côte D’Azur villas, you can access all the chic style that the rich and famous enjoy on the fabulous beaches for which the region is famed. Glittering casinos, broad boulevards and palatial palm-fringed promenades mean a holiday in one of our Côte D’Azur villas will delight and deliver.
Côte D’Azur Villa Holidays in Nice
Nice is the colourful capital of the Cote d'Azur. Villas here appreciate the marked contrast between the charming narrow streets of the medieval old town and the dazzling boulevards of the new. We have a selection of Côte D’Azur villas in Nice. If a glamorous, historic town offering beach, night life, restaurants, and the buzz of sunny city at any time of the day is your thing, then you are sure to enjoy the experience of a Côte D’Azur villa holiday in Nice. For breathtaking views of the aquamarine sea, walk along the Promenade des Anglais – a 3 mile stretch along the sea front. Nice is a great option for a Côte D’Azur villa holiday.
Côte d’Azur Villa Holidays in Monaco
Just along the coastline to the east of Nice, nestled amongst cliffs lies the tiny principality of Monaco, the playground of the rich and famous, home to just 5000 inhabitants.
Explore the exciting town of Monte Carlo on your Côte D’Azur villa holiday, with its stunning Palais du Prince, home of the Rainier monarchy. Don’t forget your passport to get into the famous Casino de Monte Carlo!
Antibes,west along the coast, has views over snow-capped mountains in one direction and the open sea in the other. It has beautiful sandy beaches and an old town with a fortress, for great sight seeing on your Côte D’Azur villa holiday.
Côte D’Azur Villa Holidays in Cannes
Cannes, along the coastline to the west of the French Riviera, is an up-market town probably best known for it’s international film festival in May. The best place to go star spotting on a Côte D’Azur villa holiday is the Boulevard de la Croisette, with one side lined by luxury hotels and the other by their private sandy beaches. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the town head off the coast to the Ile de Lerin where you can find spectacular views, quiet coves and peaceful woodland walks.
St Aygulf is perfect for family Côte D’Azur villas and those less worried about seeking buzzing nightlife. There are many sandy beaches, good affordable restaurants and local bars. It is easy to get to St Tropez by boat on a quick 25 minute crossing, an ideal way to see the town without getting way laid on the roads leading into it.
Côte D’Azur Villa Holidays in St Tropez
St Tropez, once a port, is now really regarded as the “jewel” in the Riviera crown. The old port has given way to a busy marina full of heady and decadent gin palaces and their rich and famous patrons. St Tropez is a chic coastal resort, well worthy of a visit on your Cote d'Azur villa holiday.
SportsThere are endless sporting facilities along the Cote d'Azur, with many of them naturally centered around the water – sailing, waterskiing, jetskiing, scuba-diving and wind-surfing are all readily available.
There are also lots of beautiful cliff top walks and horse riding paths to amble along and absorb the stunning coastal scenery. Or you could hire bikes on your Cote d'Azur villa holiday, and explore this great region on two wheels. Cyclists looking for a thorough testing can try a section of the Tour de France route up Mont Ventoux.