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The perfect stay
in the South of France

The landscape that inspired Van Gogh and Renoir, the South of France boasts dazzling coastlines and gentle countryside with quaint villages and striking architecture. From the rustic charm of Provence’s aromatic lavender fields to the glamour of the French Riviera, you'll find the perfect spot for an unforgettable holiday. Our luxury villas in the South of France place you in the heart of the region’s most prized destinations, offering you an authentic and exclusive experience.

The Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea border this sun-kissed area, providing you with a wealth of glorious coastal gems. From the fashionable resort towns of Cannes and Saint-Tropez to sleepy fishing villages that allow you to step back to simpler times, this spectacular stretch of coastline offers both family-friendly adventures and blissful relaxation.

Undulating vineyards flourishing under the balmy sun are a defining feature of the hinterland of the South of France. Cycle through these bucolic Provençal scenes or escape to a peaceful mountain village and savour that fresh Alpine air. The dining scene in the South of France will delight gourmands, from the freshest bouillabaisse in seaside bistros to exquisite dishes served at elegant Michelin Star restaurants.

Things not to miss in the south of France
  • Visit Monte Carlo to watch the yachts at the sparkling marina, browse chic boutiques, and roll the dice at the Grand Casino.
  • Allow your dedicated concierge to plan a fun cycling tour of the local vineyards for you.
  • Visit the famous lavender fields of Provence in mid-summer, when the flowers are at their most vibrant. Wander through the violet rows, sending up billows of scent as you go.

Our insider tips for the South of France

“I have never felt more relaxed than in the South of France. There’s a delicious touch of glamour in the air that is wonderfully contagious and encourages you to indulge in all those decadent things that make a holiday so special.”

Jack Bower Destination Expert
Jack Bower

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Enhance your South of France stay

Our luxury onefinestay vacation rentals and villas in the South of France come with a host of additional services, including wellness activities, sports and equipment hire, dinner reservations, a personal chef, childcare, car hire, entertainment, and celebratory decorations. Just ask your dedicated concierge for more details.
Explore your dream destination with VIP car rental. Your dedicated concierge can arrange delivery of your rental car to your door on arrival.

Car rental

Why drive yourself when you can sit back and relax? Your personal chauffeur can take you to your destination’s best-kept-secret spots in real style.


Don’t worry if you’ve forgotten the pushchair, we have everything our younger guests need to rent including a selection of age-appropriate toys.

Child toy & equipment rental

Your dedicated concierge can arrange fantastic experiences including helicopter trips or a private guided tour of the sights.


Find peace on the ocean with boat rental complete with your own skipper. Chase that elusive marlin, snorkel or discover a secret cove.

Private boat charter

Using the best fresh ingredients, your private chef can create a meal to remember. Why not learn a few culinary tricks with in-home cooking lessons?

Private chef

Explore your destination on two wheels with our convenient bike rentals. Experience the freedom of cycling while enjoying scenic routes and attractions of your choice.

Sports equipment rental

Let your dedicated concierge take all the hassle out of transfers so you can start your dream vacation from the moment you step off the plane.


Find your inner peace with a massage or wellness treatment at your villa, or visit the destination’s best spas for some indulgent ‘you’ time.

Wellness/In-home spa

Essential South of France information

When to visit South of France


Please note: these are the average temperatures reported but can vary greatly due to weather conditions, such as heat waves etc. We kindly invite you to contact us for more information, including confirmation that your chosen home has air conditioning, to ensure a comfortable stay.

Best time to go

  • Spring – As the South of France bursts into bloom, the temperatures steadily climb from 6°C/42.8°F to a pleasant 22°C/71.6°F. Now is the time to enjoy outdoor pursuits in comfortable temperatures, taking advantage of the quieter hiking trails, beaches and watersports out of peak season. Cities and towns are more laid back in the spring, making this a prime time for a city getaway if you're keen to avoid crowds.

  • Summer - Prepare to soak up the Mediterranean sun, with temperatures commonly exceeding 30°C/86°F. As the sparkling waters of the coast start to warm up, book a beachfront villa in the South of France. Restaurants in the smaller towns and villages will now open for the tourist season, expanding your authentic gastronomic experiences. Meanwhile, this season brings colourful festivals and events to augment your visit to the larger towns and cities.

  • Autumn – Stimulate your senses as the South of France enters its mellow autumn season. As trees come alight with rusty hues, the air fills with the heady scents of ripening chestnuts and winemaking. Look for local celebrations such as The Day of the Chestnut and Wine Harvest Festivals. Temperatures cool to between 10°C/50°F and 16°C/60.8°F, so book a rural villa to enjoy leisurely hikes and bike rides through the harvest landscape.

  • Winter – While the South of France may be famous for its balmy summer days, there's a whole different kind of charm to experience during winter. The brisker temperature range of 2°C/35.6°F - 6°C/42.8°F offers the perfect conditions for exploring the numerous hiking trails, art museums and renowned wineries.Start or end your days with walks along the picture-perfect beaches, and relish the peace and quiet at this time of the year.

How to get there

Make the journey as memorable as the arrival. Your dedicated concierge can arrange transportation from the closest airport or train station to your South of France holiday rental home.

By plane

You're spoilt for choice with airports in the South of France, flying to Lyon, Bordeaux, Toulouse, or Nice with ease by chartered plane or private jet. Your concierge will arrange a VIP transfer or car rental to ensure that, once you land, you'll be unwinding in your luxury villa in no time.

By train

Hop on the Eurostar to Paris or Lille and then snake your way down the country to the South of France using a connecting service. The country's fast and efficient train service is a relaxing way to explore the French Riveria and the hinterland, allowing you to see as much of the country as possible during your stay.

By car

Using the ferry or Le Shuttle to cross the Channel, once in France, you'll encounter captivating landscapes and architecture as you drive South. Cruise along the autoroutes or take a more scenic route, winding your way through miles of vineyards and timeless Medieval hamlets to reach your destination.

Local Tips

  • Brush up on the French driving rules as on-the-spot fines of up to €750 can be given for traffic violations.
  • Pay attention to where the locals eat if you want to savour the best flavours and finest renditions of the classics.
  • Consider September for your beachside villa rentals. ‘Indian summers’ are common in the South of France, and during this period you'll benefit from quieter beaches and roads.

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