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Highlights in Côte d'Azur

  • Glamour and opulence
  • Fine dining
  • Beautiful coastal towns
  • Perfume capital of the world

Best Holiday Homes & Rentals in Côte d'Azur

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La Ciotat, Marseille Region
Holiday Rental • 30 m² • 1 Bedroom
(18 reviews)
1-room studio 30 m2, on the ground floor. Practical and beautiful furnishings: living/dining room with panoramic window with 1 double sofabed (160 cm, length 200 cm), TV and DVD. Exit to the terrace. Kitchenette (oven, dishwasher, 2 induction hot plates, toaster, kettle, microwave, electric coffee machine). Bath/WC. Electric heating. Terrace 15 m2, patio 10 m2, south facing position. Terrace furniture. Facilities: washing machine. Internet (WiFi, free). Reserved parking space n 143. Please note: 1 small pet/ dog allowed. TV only FR. Smoke alarm. 13028000482Z5
from €51 / night
Le Lavandou, Toulon Region
Holiday Rental • 24 m² • 1 Bedroom
(22 reviews)
1-room studio 24 m2 on 10th floor. Practical and beautiful furnishings: living/dining room with 1 double sofabed, TV, flat screen and hi-fi system. Exit to the balcony. Kitchenette (2 ceramic glass hob hotplates, toaster, kettle, microwave, grill, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Electric heating. Small balcony 10 m2, south facing position. Balcony furniture, deck chairs (2). Beautiful panoramic view of the sea. Facilities: washing machine, iron, hair dryer. Internet (WiFi, free). Reserved parking space n 102 (fenced). Please note: non-smokers only. TV only FR. Smoke alarm. 83070000642 G5
from €56 / night
Sainte-Maxime, Draguignan Region
Holiday Rental • 25 m² • 1 Bedroom
(10 reviews)
2-room apartment 25 m2, on the ground floor. Simple furnishings: living/dining room with TV (flat screen). 1 room with 1 french bed (140 cm, length 190 cm). Kitchenette (2 hot plates, mini-oven, toaster, kettle, electric coffee machine). Hip bath, sep. WC. Electric heating. Terrace 10 m2, south-east facing position. Terrace furniture. Facilities: Internet (WiFi, extra). Reserved parking space n 15. Please note: non-smokers only. Maximum 1 pet/ dog allowed. Smoke alarm. 83115002981WR
from €54 / night

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Prices and availability

Current Holiday letting prices Côte d'Azur

€189for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
€213 annual average
Average price per week

Current holiday letting availability Côte d'Azur

49%for 1 Apr - 8 Apr
51% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Holiday Homes and Rentals in Côte d'Azur

Relaxing holidays in Côte d'Azur

Wedged between the Southern Alps and the Mediterranean, in a land blessed by bounty, welcome to the Côte d'Azur, or French Riviera. This is the apotheosis of elegance and luxury and purveyor of lovely beaches, dramatic coastal vistas, medieval villages and untamed wilderness. Choose from holiday homes in the glittering capital city of Nice, the glamour of Cannes, or the opulence of Monaco. Or step back in time in the gorgeous seaside towns of Eze and Antibes. Looking for homes inland? Grasse is a quiet, pretty medieval village which also holds the distinction of being the world’s perfume capital!

Holiday homes overlooking the sparkling med

Many holiday homes in the Côte d'Azur are typically set in attractive gardens, and many have private or shared swimming pools to cool off in the hot sunshine. They are designed so that you can soak in the view, from floor-to-ceiling windows to delightful terraces overlooking the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. In the major cities of Nice and Cannes, there are myriad luxury flats at your fingertips, right in the heart of these clinquant cities.

Holidays in Côte d'Azur

The area and getting around

The luxuriant coastal strip of Côte d'Azur

The Côte d'Azur stretches from Mandelieu in the west to France's border with Italy, taking in Cannes, Nice, Antibes and the principality of Monaco. Moving west to east, we start at Cannes, a shimmering town with extraordinary views and culture and, of course, the International Film Festival. Next is Antibes, which goes beyond the megayachts and picture-perfect beaches, drawing tourists to its literary and artistic history. Nice boasts a delightful maze of narrow streets full of vibrant restaurants, galleries, and independent shops. And finally, in the east, Monaco, a playground for the ultra-rich and an unparalleled destination for people watching!

Explore inland Côte d'Azur

Away from the coast, the land rises first into gentle, tree-lined hills, then into the rocky cliffs and gorges that mark the start of the Alps. A highlight of inland Côte d'Azur is Préalpes d'Azur Regional Natural Park, which starts around 15 miles north of Nice. It boasts more than just dramatic landscapes. The beautiful towns here are also fascinating, mixing sun-baked Provencale charm with Riviera style and expansive mountain views.

Travellers and activities

Côte d'Azur for foodies

Discover the delightful range of flavours of the local cuisine from Michelin starred restaurants to traditional French establishments. Sample recipes such as pissaladière (a pizza-like dish), niçoise salad, raviolis, gnocchi, ratatouille, and farcis niçois (vegetables stuffed with meat and herbs). Check out the local markets for sunkissed locally-sourced products together with gourmet specialities such as honey and candied fruits. And, of course, try out the diverse Rosé and Red wines produced in the region, such as the fine Côtes de Provence and Coteaux Varois appellations.

Côte d'Azur for couples

Côte d'Azur is a fabulous spot for a romantic getaway or honeymoon. Take a picnic and spend a few romantic hours together at the Terrasse Frederic Nietzsche in Nice, where you will savour one of the most remarkable views of the region. Spend a day at Antibes, the honeymoon location of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, and enjoy cocktails on the terrace of Hotel du Cap Eden Roc. Dine in the gourmet restaurant of Chateau Eza in the darling ancient hilltop town of Eze.

The Côte d'Azur town of Grasse is the perfume capital of the world, making three-quarters of the world’s scents!

Top 5 travel tips in Côte d'Azur

1. Cannes promenade

The highlight of Cannes is the stunning palm-fringed boulevard. You can walk from the eastern end across the bay and past the old town and marina, making a great evening stroll to watch and be watched.

2. Enjoy fine dining At Villa Belrose

Enjoy a hillside meal at the Michelin Star restaurant at Villa Belrose, which overlooks Saint Tropez bay. Indulge in a seven-course dinner paired with exceptional wines chosen by the restaurant’s sommelier.

3. Visit a mediaeval village

Just outside of Nice, Saint-Paul-de-Vence is a medieval village with something to attract art lovers of all kinds. The village boasts a plethora of narrow streets stocked with art galleries, as well as a calm vibe, cafe culture, chilled cobbled streets and stunning vistas.

4. Learn about the history of perfume

The town of Grasse exudes the scents of roses, lavender, mimosa, jasmine, and its International Perfume Museum traces the history of fragrance here since antiquity, and explores the expertise of perfume artisans. This museum is the only one of its kind in the world!

5. Let your hair down at Nice Festival

Nice’s carnival is one of the biggest in the world. Held in February, the highlight of the festival is the ‘flower fights’, where revellers throw thousands of flowers at each other and where dressing up is hugely encouraged.

FAQs: Holiday Homes & Rentals in Côte d'Azur

How much did it cost for a holiday rental in Côte d'Azur in 2020, the first year impacted by the corona crisis?

Our data shows that Côte d'Azur has an average price of €177.90 per night, which is a relatively high one for a destination in France.

When can you get the best deals on holiday rentals in Côte d'Azur?

If it is your aim to save as much as possible during your visit to Côte d'Azur, pack your bags and travel there in January (€131.62 per night on average), February (€142.84), or March (€148.2) to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a holiday home in Côte d'Azur?

It can be concluded, analysing the data for the year 2020, that the costs per night for accommodation is usually higher, on average, during the months of July (€224.77), August (€223.78), and June (€196.15).

Are there usually many holiday homes available in Côte d'Azur?

We recommend you to book in advance in Côte d'Azur as only 46% of the properties are available, according to our 2020 data.

When are more holiday homes available?

January, April, and June are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations available, with respective average availability figures of 55%, 54% and 53%.

When are there fewer rental options available in Côte d'Azur?

The months with the lowest properties available in Côte d'Azur are, in order, August, July and September, with respective average availability figures of 17.2%, 34.75%, and 45.75%, based on data collected in 2020.

How many holiday homes does Holidu have in Côte d'Azur?

Our inventory features approximately 29000 properties from 72 partners.

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