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Star of British programme ‘This Morning’ and BAFTA nominated Alison Hammond recently visited the iconic French Riviera to discover what makes the ultra rich tick on the ITV special “Alison Hammond In at the Rich End:Riviera”. Along the way the UK TV personality visited celebrity villa Ama for rent in Saint Tropez, met with locals in Monaco and visited a veritable gem of St-Jean-Cap-Ferrat with villa rental experts at Cap Villas, villa Cuccia Noya.
The highly anticipated 2023 Monte-Carlo Gala for Planetary Health is rumored to be taking place in September 2023 on the Terraces of the Monaco Opera House and is guaranteed to welcome a long list of acclaimed guests. With prices to this Monaco gala costing up to £200,000 for a table, including a VIP cocktail reception with H.S.H Prince Albert II of Monaco, and up to £25,000 per person to be a ‘Grand Ocean Philanthropist’, this illustrious event is reserved for the world’s wealthy. In 2017 the royal family of Monaco, namely HSH Princess Charlene of Monaco, began this prestigious environmental gala as part of a wide range of initiatives hosted throughout the year in support of planetary health. Joining forces with the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, this 2023 Gala for Planetary Health (previously known as the Monaco Global Ocean Gala), is dedicated to cleaning the Mediterranean sea of plastics and creating a sustainable future for the next generation.
If you’re gearing up to enjoy Monaco’s Grand Prix 2022 weekend from 27-29 May, it’s time to reserve the best accommodation. The prestigious Formula One race attracts thousands of fans each year to watch the drivers speed by on the narrow streets of Monaco. The star-studded crowd features celebrities, royals, and VIPS, while the weekend festivities include appearances by F1 legends, cocktail parties, and many other exclusive events.
Perched atop the colossal cliffs of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin is the dazzling modern architecture of The Maybourne Riviera hotel. Ideally located within one of the most alluring parts of the world, between Monaco and Menton and offering unparalleled views over Monaco, this ultra-luxury hotel opened its doors in the summer of 2021. Previously the site of Vista Palace hotel, this new villa had to overcome much controversy due to the concerns of local residents and environmental associations as to the safety of the cliffs upon which works were being carried out. Six years and 100,000,000 Euros later, this spectacular project was finally completed.
The French Riviera, or Côte d’Azur in French, is one of the most romantic and picturesque parts of the world. With its iconic curvy roads overlooking the Mediterranean and its French charm, this is the top tourist destination in France, attracting over 10,000,00 tourists each year.
Monaco Monte-Carlo is a unique microcosm of luxury and glamour which has attracted the world’s rich and famous for decades. As home to a major port and several annual cultural and sporting events, most notably the Grand Prix, this small country attracts over 4,000,000 visitors to its shores each year.
The apex of any summer getaway is the first jump into the swimming pool. Regardless of its shape, size, type or special quality, dipping into sparkling water on a hot summer day is the favourite moment for most guests to mark the beginning of their holiday. The Cap Villas collection features villas for rent with some of the most amazing swimming pools which we have decided to highlight for you!
With summer over, it’s time to turn our thoughts to the festive season, so why not consider booking a luxury villa on the French Riviera, where December is often warm and sunny? Imagine enjoying Christmas lunch on a stunning terrace, admiring the sparkling Mediterranean Sea, just a short drive from the magical Christmas markets of Nice and Monaco? Let’s look at the best French Riviera Xmas rentals to guarantee stylish festivities.
One of the reasons the French Riviera has retained its allure over so many decades is its surprisingly unspoilt coastline. The best Côte d’Azur sea views here are prized, but they are also varied – including distant mountains, verdant hillsides, scenic villages and even Monaco’s ever-changing skyline. Let’s look at some of the best sea views you can find on the French Riviera.
The South of France is one of the most lavish holiday destinations in the world but finding a luxury vacation villa that offers wheelchair-friendly access and movement isn’t always easy. So, we have compiled a list of some of the most exclusive French Riviera villas that offer both elegance and practicality.
Return on investment is a key element to why investors are keen to look into property. Letting out a property which is in a sought-after destination can be the ideal way to ensure your investment keeps giving back. Experts in luxury villa rentals Emilia Jedamska, Owner and Director of St Tropez House and Cap Villas for over a decade, offers her expert insight into 2022 trends in real estate along the French Riviera and highlights the important factors which potential buyers should consider when looking for the perfect villa to buy for let.
Glamorous guest lists, glistening Mediterranean waters and still resonating with the iconic memories hosted at this once star-studded beach club; Villa Garoupe has taken its place as the most fascinating property in the Cap Villas collection this 2021 season.
First impressions are everything when stepping into a new space. Lighting, colours, textures, furnishings and art all come together to create a totally unique experience for guests to any property.
The reputation of Garoupe beach in Cap d’Antibes is one of glamour, romance and fame. From poets and singers to movie stars, royalty and presidents, this beach was once the iconic spot to which the rich and famous flocked to soak in the Riviera sun.
Welcome to Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat - known as Cap Ferrat by those who know it the best. This enchanting forested peninsula is the place to come to experience old Riviera glamour. Boasting several gorgeous beaches, all of which have their own personalities, plus a selection of exclusive hotels, restaurants and beach clubs, you could spend many languorous days exploring everything this area has to offer. At the same time, Cap Ferrat is perfectly placed to explore other favoured parts of the Cote d’Azur, located less than a half an hour’s drive from Monaco and Nice, and just a 12 minute drive from Villefranche-sur-Mer.
Overlooking the Mediterranean, the affluent Cap Martin neighbourhood is located on the headland crowning the picturesque town of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. Originally owned by Monaco’s Grimaldi family, Cap Martin became a hotspot for European royalty and aristocracy during the 19th Century. Many grand villas were constructed here during the Belle Epoque, defining the area’s opulent style. The 20th Century cemented its reputation as an avant-garde locale and an oasis for high society, with the likes of Coco Chanel, Winston Churchill or Marlene Dietrich visiting regularly.

Today, Cap Martin is a pretty, relaxed neighbourhood brimming with a rich history. Discover its charms and the holiday rental properties available here in our guide to Cap Martin.
Welcome to Cap d’Antibes: a tranquil paradise lying to the east of Cannes. This four-mile stretch of verdant peninsula offers luscious wildlife and sprawling private properties, attracting many of the world’s elite.
The unique function of a Multi Family Office is to facilitate, organise and centralise the management of a family’s fortune. It is for this reason that the realm of Family Offices is one built on trust; trust that the wealth of one's family is protected for future generations. Investment in and management of existing real estate can be of great importance, therefore we have asked our trusted partners at Multi Family Office Monaco United Advisors to answer questions in relation to the purchasing of property on the Côte d’Azur as a non-resident.
Purchasing a property on the French Riviera can be a complicated process to navigate due to French laws and administration. It is therefore important to seek the advice and expertise of a professional who is well versed in the intricacies of French Mortgages and how they apply to non-resident buyers. We have asked expert Liam Wilkinson of Enness Global Mortgages to share his insight regarding this subject.
For decades the South of France has been the ultimate destination for those looking to purchase a property. Whether it be a primary or secondary residence or purely an investment, the romantic history and unparalleled beauty of the French Riviera make properties in this part of the world highly sought after.
Vacation villas with staff allow you to fully relax and unwind, with the knowledge that everything is being taken care of to the highest standard. At Cap Villas, we are proud to offer a selection of holiday rentals with staff, with each property offering a villa manager, housekeeping, a chef and a butler. Discover two of our favourite staffed villas for holiday rental below.
When planning a stay at a prestigious villa, you will want to ensure that the staff on hand meet your requirements. Our villas with staff cater to everything you may expect and more, with essential staff found onsite and your dedicated concierge available to book any additional services you may need. Below, discover the array of discrete and highly trained staff you can find at one of our exclusive properties.
Want to know how to market your property to UHNWIs and how to sell your property faster? We interview agency mogul Rumble Romagnoli to share his secrets.

Searching for the perfect villa for a holiday on the French Riviera? Look no further than our selection of spacious villas with sea views in St Jean Cap Ferrat.

A guide to the best beach clubs on the French Riviera; from the Cap d'Antibes to Roquebrune Cap Martin, which are the best ones to try during your stay?
Cap Villas has a variety of lockdown rental villas dotted all over the French Riviera - discover our pick of the best quarantine properties for winter.
Browsing villa rentals on the Cote d'Azur? Here's what it's like to rent a luxury villa, complete with a concierge service to tend to your every need.
If you are planning a visit to the French Riviera this summer, you'll doubtless want to indulge in some wonderful food and wine, as well as quality time on the beach.
For any thrillseekers looking to rent a jet ski, French Riviera water sports specialists are plentiful, permits are not necessary, and qualified instructors will explain all the safety regulations and procedures.
If you are planning to move to the French Riviera and are looking for a villa with sea views near Monaco, Cap Villas has four outstanding properties available that offer unrivalled luxury and elegance, as well as incredible vistas out over Mediterranean waters.

Villa rentals vs. hotels: what suits you best? Read this article to understand the pluses and minuses are of staying in a hotel versus renting a villa.

If you’re looking to book your next vacation, then why not consider renting a luxury villa in the heart of the French Riviera
The French Riviera has long appealed to the world’s rich and famous, with its pretty seaside villages and coastal towns being the place to see and be seen.
The risk of COVID-19 in villas can be significantly reduced by strict cleaning and disinfection procedures. Booking a villa this summer? Read our guide.
From all of the team at Cap Villas, we wish all our clients and prospective clients a very happy new year!
Nice airport is the go-to destination for Côte d’Azur travellers, but with traffic being unpredictable and no direct train links, the best way to travel is by helicopter transfer.
Looking for a stunning villa near Monaco? With so many fabulous luxury villas available for rent along the French Riviera choosing which one you want to enjoy can be a challenging task.
If you are looking to rent or buy luxury villas, Roquebrune Cap Martin, with its Mediterranean views and proximity to Nice airport and Monaco, is a wonderful area to consider.  Here, we'll look at one Roquebrune property for sale and one available to rent or buy, and take in a further two properties in the delightful villages of Villeneuve Loubet and Mougins.
Since the 19th century, the Hotel du Cap Eden Roc has been a prominent feature on the Côte d’Azur’s captivating landscape.
If you are still deciding on which of the many luxury villas in the French Riviera to stay at this summer, this overview of the 5 Caps of the French Riviera should help make up your mind. Each Cap is exclusive, enjoys breathtaking sea views and is home to stunning properties, but what are the attractions nearby, and why might one be more desirable than another?
Planning to spend your summer in the French Riviera and searching for villas for rent? Eze is one of the area's most beautiful villages, with an array of chic boutiques, galleries and restaurants set in lush Mediterranean vegetation.
The Cannes Film Festival 2019 will see countless A-Listers and up-and-coming film stars grace this seafront town with their presence.

It’s Halloween in Monaco, that time of year when witches wander the streets as they make their way to ghoulish gatherings. We’ve concocted a bloodcurdling brew of horrible happenings. Are you brave enough?

September is a big month in the South of France for yachties, with a number of important yacht shows and regattas taking place. We have already highlighted the hugely popular Cannes Boat Show, which took place in the second week of September in the festival town of Cannes, not far from our prestigious villas for sale on the Cap d’Antibes
Nice is the largest and arguably most cosmopolitan town on the French Riviera, with an enormous number of international clientele who have decided to make it their home. Out of a population of close to 350,000, a large number of those are expats who have bought real estate in the South of France and who have never been able to leave.
Cannes is a beautiful and glamorous city well known for its annual film festival and its superb beaches, first popularized by Coco Chanel in the 1920s. However, one Cannes street steals much of the city’s limelight. Boulevard de La Croisette is home not only to the Cannes Film Festival venue, but also many of the finest luxury hotels and boutiques.
Rosé wine is the favourite summer tipple in the South of France and it is believed to have been introduced to Provence by the Ancient Greeks. One of the highlights for many who holiday or indeed who live in the South of France is the plentiful source of excellent Rosé wine which makes the ideal aperitif in the hot Mediterranean sun.
There are undoubtedly some questionable prophecies that derived from renowned French writer, doctor and seer Nostradamus, but it appears his comments on the hilltop town of Vence were spot on. For after a visit to the ancient town not far from his home in St Remy de Provence, the 16th-century prophet declared that the ‘Garden of Vence’ was the ‘marvel of Provence’.
The Cap d’Antibes is, without doubt, one of the most exclusive addresses on the French Riviera and the real estate market here includes some of the most coveted property for sale in the South of France – if not the world.  The beautiful promontory sits between Antibes and Juan Les Pins, two of the region’s most charming coastal towns each boasting an abundance of high-quality restaurants, boutiques, and some wonderful beaches.
Nice, France’s fifth largest city, has been popular with the British ever since it became the winter retreat of choice for Queen Victoria in the 18th century. Seduced by the clement weather, Queen Victoria spent months at a time on the French Riviera after first visiting the region in 1861.
One of the most pleasurable places to visit for a spot of retail therapy during a holiday in one of our villa rentals in the South of France is the town of Antibes.
The old adage that a dog is a man’s best friend may be true for many of you looking at property for sale South of France, and it will, therefore, be unthinkable that you make the move without your beloved pet. But this should not present any problems for those of you hunting for your perfect property for sale St Tropez, for example, as long as you do not intend moving over a whole menagerie of animals.
Situated half way between Antibes and Juan les Pins, the Cap d’Antibes is a pine-clad promontory scattered with magnificent Belle Epoque villas. Hippolyte de Villemessant – the founder of French newspaper Le Figaro from Paris, built the mansion now known as the Hotel du Cap Eden Roc in 1869, allegedly for writers seeking inspiration.
We take a look at how Cap Ferrat stacks up against the other luxury enclaves on the French Riviera. The latest research shows it's at the top.

With a growing number of Russian villa rentals on the French Riviera, click to explore the Russian cultural events happening this summer.

Cannes is an exciting city, full of glamour, luxury villa rentals, fine dining and expensive boutiques. But the much sought-after area in the South of France is by no means all bright lights and fancy restaurants, there is also plenty to enjoy outside the city limits. The countryside that surrounds Cannes is some of the most beautiful on the French Riviera.
St Jean Cap Ferrat is without doubt one of the most exclusive promontories on the French Riviera with stunning sea views, a charming port and a number of well-known restaurants. But it is also boasts some of the least spoilt areas of coastline on the Cote d’Azur which can be explored on foot whilst holidaying in a luxury villa Cap Ferrat.
One of the most beautiful venues to visit when you are staying in property in the South of France is without doubt the magnificent Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild
Beaulieu-sur-Mer is a particularly charming town situated on the picturesque road which follows the contours of the coast from Nice to Menton on the French Riviera. Just a stone’s throw from Monaco and a 20 minute drive from Nice Cote d’Azur international airport, the town is becoming an increasingly popular choice for those hunting for luxury villas for sale South of France.
The bustling yet beautiful city of Nice has been a firm favourite with the English since it was discovered by the late Queen Victoria in the 19th century when she came to escape the harsh British winters. The city, situated on the seafront between Monaco and Cannes, is also an increasingly popular place in which to buy luxury French property.
France or more accurately the South of France regularly tops the polls for the best place in the world in which to live for people seeking the ultimate lifestyle. Recently however, the region was named in another survey as the most sought-after location for those considering a move abroad, based on economic and political stability, climate, accessibility, tax regimes, health and education.
The Saint-Tropez peninsula, with its golden sandy beaches, charming Provencal villages and glamorous allure, is one of the most exclusive regions of the South of France. Famous for its luxury hotels, trendy beach bars and the gamut of superyachts which moor in the azure blue waters off the coast, it is arguably the French Riviera’s chicest resort.
The French Riviera is reputed to be one of the most glamorous and sophisticated coastlines in the world; a playground for the rich and famous who are drawn to this breath-taking region every year. But what is also true of the Cote d’Azur is that it is a fantastic place to bring the kids.
French Banks learned the hard way at the beginning of the 1990s. Speculation, low-cost mortgages, doubtful borrowers and a booming market….sound familiar? It took years for the market to recover but recover it did.
July is a wonderful time to visit the Cote d’Azur and stay in one of our luxury French Riviera rentals.
Lying by the pool of your luxury villa Saint Tropez might very well be all that you fancy doing whilst on holiday on the glamorous Cote d’Azur – and who could blame you? However, for the adventurous among us, here are our picks of the best places to go.
In France the child is ‘king’ and there are few places in the world that can rival the French Riviera as a family-friendly destination for an unforgettable summer holiday.
As the days have started getting warmer and brighter, we believe it is surely time to start thinking ahead to your annual holiday in a villa rental South of France?
It hardly seems fair that a region as splendid as the French Riviera, with its all-year sunshine, azure blue sea, and picture-perfect villages, should also boast some of the world’s most exclusive spas within an easy commute of our luxury rentals South of France. Yet within this small paradise on earth are more than a dozen spas that are truly worth a day visit, a selection of which are featured below.
The festival town of Cannes is one of the most visited resorts in France, with an average number of tourists per year reaching an incredible 9.4 million, according to the Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques (INSEE).
Antibes has been hugely popular with visitors to France ever since it was fortified by the Greeks in the 5th century BC. The Greek army poured into the small settlement in between what is now Nice and Cannes to make use of its position on the largest of the Cote d’Azur’s peninsulas to protect their territory.
Antibes and Juan les Pins have a total of 25 km of coastline with a staggering 48 beaches to choose from for those staying in rentals Cap D’Antibes or rentals St Jean Cap Ferrat this summer.

Low mortgages, lower taxes and an exceptional Reward - 2018 looks set to serve up a tasty cocktail of good news for investment in real estate in the South of France.

There are a whole host of festive events that occur each year on the Cote d’Azur which exemplify the spirit of the season and make this region an ideal spot to spend Christmas.
The very best way to experience all that beguiling Roquebrune-Cap-Martin has to offer is to find your very own villa for rent in Cap Martin. Cap Villas can help you select and rent a luxury villa in Cap Martin that perfectly fits your needs. From homes with private swimming pools, Jacuzzis and saunas, to those with state-of-the-art security systems, beautifully landscaped gardens and multi-car garages – Cap Villas offers an exclusive and varied array of properties in Cap Martin.
Monaco Classic Week begins on September 13th, bringing together one of the world's largest fleets from yesteryear, with classic sailing yachts, period motor yachts, 12-foot dinghies and wooden-hulled motorboats.
With its splendid ocean views, rich culture, and extraordinary safety, Cap Ferrat is the dream location of anyone looking for a French Riviera villa rental.