The town of Cannes is one of the most well known along the French Riviera. It is an attractive destination year round, being an interesting holiday spot during the summer and busy for other months of the year thanks to the many congresses that are hosted there.
Cannes offers a sand beach, which is unlike other areas of the coast, mainly around Nice, Cap Ferrat, Eze.
The Film Festival is of course a very busy time of the year, bringing Hollywood to the South of France !
And that’s what makes Cannes so special. It’s not only the buzz of Cannes Film Festival or the special atmosphere around the Monaco Grand Prix. It simply has it all. And by all I mean the stunning coastal views, enjoyed from some of the world’s most luxurious villas.
Exploring Cannes Luxury Villa Rentals
Cannes is divided into several residential areas: Le Cannet, Super Cannes, La Californie, Cannes La Bocca, La Croix des Gardes and Cannes Eden.
Super Cannes is located on a hill, a short drive to La Croisette, (approximately 10-15 minutes depending on the location and of course traffic….) and is one of the most exclusive (read expensive) locations in the area. It’s also one of the larger enclaves and offers some of the finest views in the French Riviera.
Below, several examples of properties available for rent in Super Cannes:
A Six Bedroom Villa with a Tennis Court – CN60
Located in the hills overlooking Cannes, within a short drive to the centre of town. Offering six en-suite bedrooms, one of which being an independent studio. Spectacular views over the Mediterranean and the Riviera coastline.
Full listing here
Villa Alang Alang
This is one of the most impressive villas available on the luxury rental market. Located in Super Cannes, the property not only offers amazing views, but top quality materials, furniture and appliances.
See Villa Alang Alang (Ref. CN44).
A wonderfully contemporary villa located in Super Cannes – amazing views over the Mediterranean sea, and the town of Cannes. Five ensuite bedrooms plus a staff house on grounds.
See Villa Mirazur (Ref. CN45).
Villa Mauvarre Cannes
See Villa Mauvarre (Ref. CN46).
Villa des Lys
Located very close to the centre of Cannes, many properties are walking distance to the town centre and the Palais des Festivals. This beautiful area offers a mix of beautiful belle époque-style villas and large residential blocks mainly made up of apartments. It’s also the home of one of Picasso’s previous residences, Villa La Californie.
Below is a beautiful property which is available for seasonal rentals, located in La Californie, a very short drive into the centre of Cannes.
Le Parc Fiorentina
A wonderful apartment located in one of Cannes’ finest buildings, le Parc Fiorentina. This historic building is located in La Californie, within walking distance to the centre of town (approximately 15 minutes by foot).
Available for long or short term rentals, this beautifully decorated two bedroom apartment is calm, elegant and luxurious.
La Croix des Gardes
La Croix des Gardes is located to the west of the town, within close proximity to the centre of Cannes. One of the most famous chateaux is located in this area, an exceptionally beautiful piece of real estate. Le Chateau de la Croix des Gardes also features in Alfred Hitchcoxs film To Catch a Thief. Featured in the New York Times.
A Five Bedroom Villa for Rent in La Croix des Gardes
This five bedroom property is located within possible walking distance to the centre, in a quiet residential neighbourhood. Lovely sea views and sophisticated interiors.
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A Four Bedroom Contemporary Villa in La Croix des Gardes
A modern property with sea views, located in La Croix des Gardes.
Full listing here
Petit Juas – Walking Distance to La Croisette
An exceptional ten bedroom property for rent in a quiet residential area named Le Petit Juas, walking distance from the centre of Cannes.
Located close to Golfe Juan, still a close hop to the centre of Cannes and La Croisette.