France is eternally celebrated for its exquisite cuisine and culture, and it’s all here to enjoy from our beautiful collection off villas in the south of France. This wonderfully cosmopolitan region is warm in its weather, its welcome and its wealth of attractions for all, from long golden beaches in the sun, sprawling vineyards, glamorous coastal resorts and quaint villages. In the inspiringly named Cote d’Azur and verdant Provence you’ll discover an idyllic region, relaxing ambience and carefree lifestyle - all the makings you need for an indulgent and restful holiday from our traditional gites and villas in France.
This fantastic selection of French villas along the Cote d’Azur is wonderfully situated within easy reach of the golden beaches and glittering blue waters of the Mediterranean. Choose a property in one of the glamorous coastal resorts such as Cannes, or base yourself a little further inland in one of the more tranquil villages.Villas in Cote d'Azur
The beautiful region of Provence is renowned for its lush vineyards, rolling hills and traditional stone villages, while its historical influence cannot be missed, with such fabulous attractions as Avignon and the Pont de Gard. These glorious and intriguing surroundings are all within easy reach of our Provence villas in France.Villas in Provence
We have chosen a selection of 5 villas from our full list of properties in South of France. Find the perfect villa below:
St Remy de Provence, Provence
St. Raphael, Cote d'Azur
The South of France is the perfect destination for a villa holiday. In just over an hour you can fly to this beautiful area of France and be relaxing on the beach or tasting delicious wines in one of the local vineyards. At James Villas, our private villas are conveniently located in some of the most desirable destinations in the South of France.
Live a life of luxury in the South of France as you mix with the rich and famous in the exclusive resorts of the Côte d'Azur. Find a countryside retreat amongst the idyllic rural landscape of Provence, a region that has inspired myriad painters.
The South of France is a firm favourite with British holidaymakers because of its warm sunny climate, glamorous beach resorts and breathtaking rural scenery. A private villa with your own pool is a fantastic base to explore the South of France. Enjoy a laid back, flexible holiday with James Villas, all from the comfort of your own self-catering villa.
The South of France is renowned for its exquisite food, excellent wine, captivating culture and abundance of diverse activities.
If it’s glitz and glam you are looking for then the Côte d'Azur region will blow you away with its beautiful beaches, gourmet restaurants and superb shopping. Immerse yourself in the local culture watching the world go by from a quaint café in the stylish resorts of Cannes, Nice and St Tropez. Villa holidays in the Cote d’Azur are a great way to unwind and enjoy all this esteemed region has to offer.
Renowned for its quaint French stone villages, myriad vineyards and historical towns, such as Cèze and Aix en Provence, the breathtaking region of Provence is perfect for picturesque walks and discovering local delicacies. Sample the traditional Provençal ‘bourride’ fish stew, taste the infamous local wines, wander round the boutique shops and discover the ancient chateaux dotted around the region, such as Citadelle de Sisteron and Queyras.
This region boasts beautiful weather throughout the summer, making it the perfect season to rent a villa. It’s warmest from June through to September, with temperatures reaching the high 20s to low 30s. It’s still warm in April, May and October with temperatures often reaching low 20s.
South of France has plenty of cultural and historical sites to explore whilst on your James Villa holiday. There are a variety of castles to visit, such as The Castle of Ponteves and The Castle of Entrecasteaux, and plenty of ancient towns and culturally fascinating villages; Montpellier has many historic sites to see including Montpellier Cathedral.
The historic city of Avignon is definitely worth a visit. Discover the medieval fortress and imposing Gothic architecture of the Palais des Papes. Or stroll along ancient cobbled streets and relax in one of the leafy squares with a good book and a coffee.
If it’s historic buildings and Roman ruins you enjoy then head to Nimes where you will find The Pont du Gard, an ancient Roman aqueduct and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sometimes even the best of us need a little inspiration. Here are some recommendations from us to help you find your perfect holiday
Whether swimming in the sea or sunbathing on the sand, take advantage of a property located close to the beach.View Villas
Take time out to relax in your infinity pool whilst overlooking the sapphire waters that extend beautifully to the horizon.View Villas
Enjoy a location close to the heart of the action with plenty of amenities nearby, perfect if you prefer not to hire a car.View Villas
Whether its for family fun or just a few lengths in the morning, enjoy all the space and freedom that comes with a large pool.View Villas
Our smaller villas are perfect for couples offering all the space, privacy and freedom to enjoy a fantastic holiday just for two.View Villas
Enjoy complete comfort and relaxation following a day of exploring in your very own Jacuzzi or hot tub.View Villas
From neighbouring properties to stand alone villas that sleep up to 20 people, there are plenty of options for large groups.View Villas
Enjoy the peace and relaxation that comes with a private villa located off the beaten track.View Villas
Improve your fitness or have some fun with a game of tennis, whether you're practising your backhand or taking a break from the beach.View Villas
Take in the wonderful site of the surrounding area from the comfort and privacy of your own villaView Villas
Nothing beats being able to enjoy a barbecue by the side of your pool, in the comfort of your own private villa.View Villas
Chill out in our air conditioned villas - respite from the midday sun and a guaranteed cool and comfortable nights' sleep.View Villas
Take a look at the added entertainment on offer at these fantastic villas - and perhaps swap the swimming pool for a pool table!View Villas
Travelling outside of the summer season? Don't worry - enjoy a long, leisurely swim at these villas with heated pools.View Villas
Free Wi-Fi connectivity makes it easy to plan your holiday itinerary - or show off your fantastic villa to your friends back home.View Villas