Luxury Villa Locations on the French Riviera

Living in a luxury villa in the south of France is as good as it gets. Along with the serenity factor, the beauty of the region makes for a scenic experience. While Paris, in the north, flourishes with all its entertaining enchantments, the south of the country has locations such as Cannes, Marseille, St. Tropez, Nice, etc. that offer a peaceful and relaxing environment. Featuring over 65 miles of pebbly or sandy beaches, the French Riviera or the Cote D’azur, as it is called, is a scintillating location. Let’s take a look at some of the finest places in the region where you can book your own holiday villa.


Among the best places you can visit along the Riviera, Marseille is the country’s largest port. It is also among the oldest cities that still exist. This part of the country is known for its tropical climate and beautiful beaches, and there is plenty to see and experience in the city.


Among the most popular spots in the country, Cannes is known for the world-renowned Film Festival that brings in a host of celebrities and movie moguls from all corners of the world. Works of architectural brilliance and a host of historical sites coupled with breath taking tropical beaches make Cannes one of the most visited places along the Cote D’azur.

St. Tropez

Another fascinating hotspot along the French Riviera, St. Tropez is home to some of the richest and most famous people in France. Also known for its glitz and glamour, the exquisite views of the ocean, a mild warm climate and turquoise waters add up to make an ideal tropical location for your home away from home.


This is among the largest cities that lie along the Cote D’azur. Famous for its gorgeous scenery and natural beauty, Nice is one of the finest honeymoon destinations in the world. A place as good as paradise, the city offers warm beaches with white sand and views of a tropical sunset. There are also plenty of bars, restaurants and other developments that make it a very friendly city to stay in. 


An old town in the French Riviera, Vence's talented artisan community put it on the map. Lush vegetation and bustling nightlife are the regions' USPs. Home to cinemas, malls, cafes, restaurants, bars and night clubs, there really is something for everyone. The medieval city lies on top of a hill and offers some of the most scenic views from atop the hill.

Juan Les Pins

One of the smaller cities in the Cote D’azur region, Juan Les Pins attracts healthy visitor traffic each year. Villas in the region offer incomparable tranquillity, and the friendly and warm locals combined with an exuberant nightlife put it on the top of vacationers' lists.

Andy Butler

Andy Butler lives in Lancashire in the nort west of England. As well as a small internet marketing company, he also runs several websites and blogs about french property, travel and retail. He is an active blogger and when not glued to his laptop he looks forward to spending time with his family and indulging in his pasion for photography. Andy's goals are to be able to work time and location inde...(Read More)

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