Last Updated September 30, 2021 9/30/2021

12 Best Luxury Villas in South of France

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With the glitz of Cannes and Saint-Tropez, rustic charms of Provence, mighty alpine peaks in the distance, and sun-soaked rocky Calangute beaches around Marseilles, South of France is an ultimate luxury destination with virtually everything a soul needs to rest. No wonder that for centuries this land was a primary inspiration for painters, musicians, artists, and celebrities.

You can get your own dreamy vacation staying at one of the many luxury villas in the South of France. This will be your guide for the most stunning properties of the region where luxury is an indispensable part of an appeal.

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Luxury Villa Near Monte Carlo - Beausoleil
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Luxury Villa Sky View near Monte Carlo, Monaco

Luxury Villa Near Monte Carlo - Beausoleil

As exclusive as it gets, this villa offers a fantastic view over Monaco, the sea, and the mountains. Enjoy the vistas from the spacious terrace or from all four bedrooms of this exquisite property. It can accommodate up to 10 people and boasts a private pool, a garden as well as an interior jacuzzi, and an exterior sauna. What says chic more than lounging on the sunbed sipping a cocktail with a stunning panorama of the sunset over Monte Carlo? Also, it is very close to a famous regal city-state, a mere 5 minutes ride and you’re entering the splendid world of luxury at one of the most expensive places on Earth. The facilities, the view, and the proximity to the region’s finest attractions make this property one of the best luxury villas in the South of France.

Imperial Villa "Chateau Algarve" - Cap d'Antibes
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Imperial Villa "Chateau Algarve" in Cap d'Antibes

Imperial Villa "Chateau Algarve" - Cap d'Antibes

“Impressive” is a good word to describe Chateau Algarve, an actual historic manor that saw grand balls and all kinds of international royalty gracing its elegant halls across centuries. Now this glamorous property can be yours with all its opulence and glory. With authentically decorated interiors you will literally live in a palace surrounded by a serene garden and marvel at the sea views of the Cap d’Antibes that is among the French Riviera’s most precious gems. Whether it’s a small family event, a romantic holiday, or a stay in finesse, imperial is guaranteed to exceed expectations and open a door to a true Old World luxury with a fine modern touch.

Beautifully Decorated Provençale House - Mougins
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Beautifully Decorated Provençale House in Mougins

Beautifully Decorated Provençale House - Mougins

If idyllic provençale tranquility is what you’re looking for, this villa located in the quiet Mougins commune 15-minute drive from Cannes is the one to choose. You’ll be staying in the heart of nature having your own private garden, a big terrace with a fireplace, and plenty of outdoor space for whatever activities you’ll fancy doing surrounded by the forest sounds. There is a private swimming pool, a fully equipped kitchen, and four bedrooms that can accommodate up to 8 guests. Here you’re always inside the greenery and never too far from the action. Mougins is a great base both for exploring the inner Provence with its historic villages, lavender fields, and pastel-colored towns and descending into the hedonistic paradise of Cote d’Azur. You can easily manage both things and soak in the wonderful atmosphere of the South of France.

Superb Villa with Heated Pool - Cannes
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Superb Villa with 5 Rooms and a Heated Pool in Cannes

Superb Villa with Heated Pool - Cannes

Located in a comfortable vicinity of Cannes in the resort town’s most exclusive neighborhood, this luxurious villa has everything for you to enjoy South of France in style. The interiors are bright and modern, you’ll have a fully equipped kitchen, 5 bedrooms, and 5 bathrooms at your service. A beautifully designed heated private pool is included and there is a gym to never miss your workout routine. Thanks to the location, this luxury villa is a perfect choice for French Riviera exploration, the fact that many guests noted. Get the most of Cannes’ stay by strolling through the legendary Promenade de la Croisette, visiting Palais des Festivals where the world’s famous cinema event takes place, and indulge yourself at the city’s numerous high-end restaurants.

Beachfront Villa - Marseille
Beachfront Villa near Marseille

Beachfront Villa - Marseille

Have your own piece of South of France maritime magic staying at this amazing beachfront property on the outskirts of the country’s second-largest city Marseille. The main draw here is a fantastic balcony that overlooks the blueness of the sea where you can enjoy your breakfast and long conversations while observing the sunset. There are three bedrooms, a private garden with a barbecue, and a spacious fully equipped kitchen. Get out to explore the historic core of Marseille strolling through the narrow streets of Le Panier neighborhood and tasting world-famous bouillabaisse fish soup that originates from this port city.

Luberon's Hidden Gem - Oppede
Luberon's Hidden Gem

Luberon's Hidden Gem - Oppede

It’s just you and calming provençale nature in this superb property located inside Luberon Regional Park. You will stay right in the forest with the beautiful mountain views and plenty of outdoor fun opportunities. The villa features a private swimming pool, table tennis, and a tent for a glamping kick. Guests loved the tranquility of the setting and privacy that allowed them to fully relax. It is perfect both for a romantic holiday and a quiet family retreat.

Villa Maison Magdeleine - Saint-Tropez
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Villa Maison Magdeleine a Heaven in the Heart of Saint-Tropez

Villa Maison Magdeleine - Saint-Tropez

If you’re looking for a comfortable luxury villa in Saint-Tropez, Villa Maison Magdeleine is a heaven of peace in the heart of one of the world’s most exclusive resort towns. An excellent property, it occupies a recently renovated historic house that has been given a slick makeover. Pastel-colored authentic spaces combine tradition and design. There is a cozy patio surrounded by pleasant greenery as well as a private heated swimming pool. The essentials like a fully equipped kitchen with a Nespresso machine and a dishwasher are included. Villa boasts a perfect location in the center of Saint-Tropez a stone’s throw away from the marina and all the sights.

La Farigoule Villa - Saint-Raphaël
La Farigoule Villa in Saint-Raphaël

La Farigoule Villa - Saint-Raphaël

Enjoying a truly exclusive location with spectacular vistas of Cap Dramont and beaches of Anthéor, La Farigoule is among the best large villas in the South of France. Ideal for celebrations and family gatherings, this property has 6 bedrooms and plenty of space to throw a stylish party on a French Riviera. The private infinity pool with a lounge area adds up to the luxurious flair and the terrace with a private garden provides necessary privacy.

Villa, Pool & Garden Close to Beach - Cannes
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Villa, Pool & Garden Close to Cannes and Beach for 20 Guests

Villa, Pool & Garden Close to Beach - Cannes

For a quintessential luxurious Cannes villa, check out this property. Located comfortably in a quiet neighborhood off the crowded center, it will give you privacy and peace of mind in a stunning setting. There is a cinematic private swimming pool among the palm trees, your own gym for training, and a snooker room. This villa could easily accommodate a party with 6 bedrooms and plenty of indoor and outdoor space for the guests to enjoy their time. A private garage and parking for 2 cars are also included.

Villa with Spa, Pool & View of Gulf - St Tropez
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Villa with Spa, Pool and View of St Tropez's Gulf

Villa with Spa, Pool & View of Gulf - St Tropez

This charming villa checks all the boxes when it comes to a stylish holiday accommodation near Saint-Tropez. The views from the terrace and a private heated swimming pool are to die for, you will observe boats floating through the spectacular Saint-Tropez Gulf. The smooth modern design is a feast for the eyes too, everything is deluxe and functional. Also, the property boasts a spa jacuzzi ideal for rewinding after a busy day exploring the wonders of the French Riviera. Inside you will find 4 bedrooms, a living room with a fireplace, a dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen. Descend to explore the pretty seaside towns of Sainte-Maxime and Port Grimaud on your way to self-indulgent Saint-Tropez.

Villa Le Castel Rose - Cannes
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Villa Le Castel Rose in Cannes

Villa Le Castel Rose - Cannes

With a whopping 4305 square feet of space, Villa Le Castle Rose is an exquisite Cannes vacation rental that delivers the highest level of comfort and luxury in a stunning setting. Strategically placed above the city, it boasts a breathtaking view of the French Riviera’s beaches that you can enjoy with a morning coffee sitting in the private garden. There is a brilliantly designed swimming pool with sunbeds, a big garden for connecting with provençale nature as well as a spacious outdoor terrace. All rooms are bright, modern, and furnished with premium items giving you a chance to effortlessly enjoy the French style of living.

Villa Vuyani - Antibes
Villa Vuyani Antibes

Villa Vuyani - Antibes

One of the hidden gems of Antibes, Villa Vuyani is an exceptional accommodation that possesses all the qualities to get an authentic taste of the French Riviera. Enjoy your own island of greenery taking a plunge in a private swimming pool and spending charming evenings at the pretty terrace. The property is located just outside Antibes and it takes minutes to get to the famous seaside town that has been a beacon for artists and inspired the likes of Picasso, Monet, and Renoir. Walking around this picturesque city and marveling at the beauty of Cap d’Antibes it is very easy to see why.

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