Luxury villa rentals in the South of France are becoming increasingly popular. The question is, ‘Why should you rent a luxury villa here?’

There are many reasons as to why luxury villa rentals in the South of France are so popular. Here we give you the ‘10 reasons to Rent a Luxury Villa in the South of France’.

1. Privacy
Compared with hotels, renting a luxury villa enables you and your family or friends to have your privacy. Do what you want, stay up late, wake up early, it’s entirely up to you.

2. Space
Many luxury villas are spacious, with large double rooms, and many social areas and grand terraces. Enjoy your holiday and embrace the space.

Luxury Villa in Cannes Carlton International

3. Luxury Amenities
Many villas in the South of France have plenty of luxury amenities including big pools, a Jacuzzi, and a large barbecue; ideal for beach parties and dinners in the afternoon sun on the terrace. For those who like to travel in style, why not rent a villa with a helipad? It’s definitely an easy and quick way to get around the French Riviera.

4. Tranquility
Luxury villas are usually situated outside of the major metropolitan cities, therefore, they are tranquil and the perfect place to enjoy a comfortable and relaxing holiday.

5. Scenery
The South of France is an area with plenty of gorgeous scenery. Depending on your location, you will either view the stunning mountain ranges behind Nice, views of the bays in Villefranche and from many of the villas on the French Riviera, breath-taking views of the Mediterranean Sea.

6. Sea
Apart from the incredible views from the villas, the sea is a very short drive away. Expect no more than a 30-minute drive from your holiday abode. If you prefer to be closer to the sea, why not consider a luxury beach front villa in St Tropez or Cap Ferrat?

Luxury Villa Saint Jean Cap Ferrat Carlton International

7. Weather
One of the biggest factors in the South of France is the weather. The French Riviera has such an incredible climate. It’s not too cold in the winter and in the summer, temperatures can reach over 30°C. Now that’s hot! There’s no better way to cool off from the summer heat than in the luxury of your private pool.

8. Culture
The areas around the luxury Provencal villas are charming and bursting with culture. You may visit the medieval villages of Mougins and Saint Paul de Vence, view the famous Picasso museum in Antibes, and create your own scent at the perfumery museum in Grasse. Staying in an area with so much history, gives an opportunity to experience many cultural outings.

9. Food
Luxury villas have incredible facilities with the chance of you being able to relax and let a gourmet chef cook you light breakfasts and exquisite lunches. If you feel like going out, there are also plenty of local and Michelin star restaurants in the area to choose from.

Luxury Villa Saint Tropez Carlton International

10. Services
Villas in the South of France usually have plenty of services available including chefs and maid service, however, some of the villas provide five star luxury services, better known as a villa-hotel. Carlton International has the most exclusive villa-hotels in the South of France, including cleaning, cooking and spa services, to guarantee a top-class luxury holiday.

With everything taken care of for you, a luxury villa rental in the South of France is the perfect option for those looking for a comfortable, stress-free and relaxing holiday. Carlton International has a wide range of luxury villa rentals available for the remainder of the summer; contact one of their representatives for more information.  

Lauren Schmitt is a Digital Account Manager at Relevance, the award-winning online marketing agency.

All photographs courtesy Carlton International




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