Hidden Treasures on The French Riviera

For the most discerning luxury travellers, finding a hideaway destination might feel like a challenge. However, the French Riviera boasts a myriad of beautiful spots that may not have crossed your mind yet. 

Here is Riviera Luxury Rental's handpicked selection of villas in lesser-known locations that offer you a taste of authentic local life, utmost privacy, and seclusion for your next vacation in the South of France.

Cuccia Noya - Saint Jean Cap Ferrat

One of the world's most luxurious playgrounds, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, has increasingly become the new place-to-be for celebrities searching for an unspoiled holiday destination. Glistening by the azure waters from its dreamlike waterfront location, just a look at fantastic Villa Cuccia Nova confirms high-end glamour. Every inch of this magnificent seaside property is designed for comfort, seclusion, and modern luxury. The six-bedroom villa is nestled between lush bushes and luxuriant Mediterranean gardens - perfect for guests wishing to enjoy a more relaxed atmosphere, while having the beach at your doorstep.

Villa Nova - Grasse 

In the heart of the world's perfume capital, Grasse, Villa Nova, is a newly renovated home set in the hills. Looking over spectacular views of the town's lush greenery, lay back and bask in the Mediterranean while enjoying the most modern amenities and privacy. Stroll down flower fields, explore 16th-century perfumeries, and trust the fragrant smell of Jasmine to linger long after you have left for home. 

The Villa boasts a large living room that opens up to expansive gardens with a gorgeous swimming pool, the ideal setting for friends and family to hang out together.


Domaine de Gatsby - Cap d'Antibes

Thinking of Cap d'Antibes invokes images of turquoise waters, sandy beaches, and laid-back seaside living. Domaine de Gatsby is a historical domain situated in a sought-after area of prestigious Cap d'Antibes. On the inside, this bright five ensuite bedroom home features an entertainment room, contemporary walk-in closets, and a spacious living area that opens onto the estate's heavenly gardens. From the terrace, walk your way down to a 4-hectare private Parc that offers a tennis court, a large pool, and a fully equipped gym. Indeed, this historical marvel takes relaxation to a new level!

Domaine de Valbonne - Valbonne

An incredible countryside estate nestled between Valbonne and Mougins built on its own wooden hill, a short drive away from Cannes, Domaine de Valbonne is an imposing 9-bedroom mansion that blends history with refined interiors. The property's 18-hectare private park boasts a 20-meter marble swimming pool, tennis court, and spectacular gardens with rare essences and cypress trees designed by prominent French designer Jacques Couelle. The Domaine de Valbonne has welcomed distinguished and well-known guests; it used to be the summer home for the Kennedy family where KF Kennedy spent his summer as a child. Expect unspoiled views of the Mediterranean and countryside, unwind by the home's serene outdoors, and give yourself a break from the bustle of busy city life.