If you. are looking for a stylish break, look no further than the most fashionable country in the world, and choose a holiday apartment in France. Among the most fashionable of destinations in this beautiful country is Cannes, which attracts the rich and famous from all corners of the planet. There is no reason why you shouldn't have a piece of this luxurious lifestyle, so book your next Cannes holiday by choosing from a variety of accommodation on our website. Perhaps book a villa by the sea and admire the beautiful views of the French Riviera!
Find and book an apartment or villa in the French Riviera town of Cannes
Come and visit the beautiful Cannes which has all to offer and an array of places to stay. Known for the famous Cannes Film Festival which will attract anyone who is willing to spot some celebs. Stay in a luxury apartment or beach villa to enjoy this town, which is smaller and less substantial than its Cote d'Azur neighbour Nice. Take a stroll along the bay of Cannes on La Croisette while still being within close distance to your rental.
Best Time to Visit Cannes
Due to obvious reasons, summer is the most popular time to rent a holiday apartment in Cannes. With a Mediterranean climate you can expect warm summers, so this is why it is usually the best time to visit. This period does extend to September and starts around May. During the colder months expect more rain!
Getting to Cannes
Easiest way to travel from the UK to Cannes is via Nice-Cote d'Azur Airport. Many low-cost airlines fly regularly such as jet2, EasyJet and Ryanair from Heathrow, Gatwick, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Stansted and many other UK cities. Once you arrive, you can take a taxi but expect to pay around £60-£65. For a cheaper option take the train from Nice-Ville station to Cannes on the TER service. There is also a bus transfer on the 210 Express service from Terminal 1 or 2 at the airport.
Alternatively, you can travel from the UK to France by Eurostar, beginning your trip in St Pancras International in London. If you are planning on reaching Cannes by rail, be sure to factor in a connecting train from Gare de Lyon in Paris. It could be a good idea to break up your journey by choosing a holiday rental in Paris where you can rest and explore the capital before heading south to sunny Cannes.
Cannes is a small town with plenty of space to walk along the pier and pedestrianised areas, therefore making walking a suitable option. Just about everything you should see and do will be near to your accommodation within walking distance. There is also a running bus service allowing one to travel outside of Cannes to travel throughout the Alpes-Maritimes county. Car hire is also another option if you are willing to go much further out or explore little coves and beaches. The beautiful seaside city of Nice is only a 40 minute train ride away from Cannes, meaning you can party with the stars throughout the day (and night!) and return home to your luxury holiday villa in Nice in no time to recharge before heading out to the sunny shores once more. Cannes is less than a two hour drive from the equally as fashionable Ramatuelle commune, where you can visit on a day-trip from your accommodation in Saint-Tropez before heading back to your stylish sanctuary in another beautiful area of France.
Where to stay?
Cannes' picturesque and historical centre is the perfect area to book a luxury apartment in Cannes for your stay. Be surrounded by the top historic buildings in Cannes and explore the Museum of Castre whilst being so close to your holiday rental. This area is a picturesque ideal for you to come and admire.
La Croisette and its boulevard is a top place to find a holiday letting. You will not be short of hotels or accommodation on this wide pedestrian promenade as it is lined with luxury establishments. Visitors can enjoy a breath-taking view of the Lerins Islands and Cap d'Antibes.
La Croix des Gardes
Stay in a villa in the mountain for a shady stay in the uplands of the Croix-des-Gardes. Home to a natural forest park it makes for a lovely calm place to stay to stay in Cannes.
Things to do in Cannes
Known for its popular Cannes Film Festival, Cannes projects a huge cinema scene for everyone to enjoy. Visit the Palais des Festivals in a building that used to be a nuclear power station – so as you can imagine it is a very impressive building. Spot the hand prints of prominent actors and actresses along the side of the building.
Admire the enchanting delight of the beachfront hotels in Cannes. Revel in a prospect which has been accommodating elites for generations. Look for the Majestic Hotel and La Malmaison, a mansion that opened to the public. As well as the Hotel Martinez which is layered in art deco furnishings and extremities.
Climb up to the top of Suquest Hill to find a former 11th-century monastery. Transformed into a museum there is now a collection of objects and artifacts from musical instruments to dug up treasures. An extra bonus for visiting this is the magnificent view from the top.
Escape Cannes for a day trip on a boat and discover the turquoise sea that surrounds the town. Two islands Ile Ste Marguerite and Ile St Honorat are free from noise and offer a place of complete tranquillity. Pack a picnic and explore the small coves on this trip.