About Cannes – on the Glorious French Riviera
Cannes is perhaps one of the most talked about areas of the Cote d’Azur, and for good reason. Its glorious bay and white sandy beaches are home to not only the beautiful and glamorous during the world renown events such as the Cannes Film Festival and Lions held at the Palais des Festivals, but also gorgeous cobbled streets and the finest restaurants. It is an intoxicating mixture of dazzling glamour and French culture and a sought-after destination for both business clients and holiday makers alike.
What is the weather like in Cannes?
Cannes enjoys a Mediterranean climate, and is bathed in light all year around. During the summer months of May to September, Cannes is soaked in sunshine for at least 12 hours a day on average. Even during the winter months, the climate remains fairly mild and have relatively little rainfall. The glamorous Summer months are long and warm, with temperatures reaching a glorious 30oc. Cannes’ perfect weather climate is one of the many reasons it is coveted by celebrities. In fact, many of the biggest congress events take place during the Summer at the famous Palais des Festivals’, where you can celebrity spot movie stars, models and celebrities on its red carpet. Cannes truly is synonymous with the prestigious reputation of the Cote d’Azur.
Those who travel to Cannes for vacation can enjoy celebrity spotting in the golden rays of Mediterranean sun, or exploring the best haute couture designer shopping the Cote d’Azur has to offer along La Croisette, with Chanel, Dior, Fendi and Cartier being just some of the designer fashion and jewellery boutiques which can be found along its glitzy promenade. The natural beauty of Cannes harbour and bay can be enjoyed whilst sipping a fabulous cocktail. Foodies will also be in a French Rivera heaven as they can indulge in culinary delights within Cannes fantastic high-class restaurants such as the Palme d’Or, or take a visit to one of the beautiful local bistro which can be found up the cobbled winding streets of Le Suquet.
Elegant Address Luxury property group offer some of the most exclusive and luxurious holiday villas and apartments in Cannes for holiday rental, as well as a vast portfolio of private villas and apartments to rent for corporate clients wishing to host events and entertain. From elite congress accommodation to the perfect family holiday retreat, we will be able to offer you properties handpicked for your needs. We do not dilute out regional product knowledge, as our South of France consultants specialise only in the Cote d’Azur. This allows our award-winning consultants to discuss the area in detail without the need of a reference book. They can provide you with first hand recommendations on restaurants, bars and activities as well as ensuring they find you the very best holiday villa or apartment rental address that Cannes has to offer.
Things to do in Cannes
Cannes offers the ultimate glamorous retreat. Clients can stroll along the splendid promenade of La Croisette, and celebrity spot or indulge in a shopping spree along the fantastic array of beautiful sea front designer boutiques such as Chanel, Versace and Louis Vuitton, taking a shopping coffee break in the world’s first Armarni café along the way. For an even bigger shopping cornucopia head to Cannes Rue d’Antibes which is sometimes referred to as the Oxford street of Cannes.
For those who are interested in history, the little island of Iles des Lérins is less than half an hour away by boat. The little island offers beautiful views of Cannes and unspoilt beaches. Known as the islands of Saint-Marguerite and Saint-Honorat it was made famous by “The Man in an Iron Mask’ as Alexander Dumas was imprisoned for 11 years here. There is also a beautiful walk way up Le Sequet to the top of Cannes, which results in a phenomenal panoramic view of the Cote d’Azur sea and area which is a must see. You could also take a stroll around the famous Palais des Festivals which holds the world renown red carpet events such as Cannes Film Festival, Lions Festival and MIPIM, all attended by movie stars, super models and socialites.
At night, Cannes transforms into an elegant haven of lights, cocktails and parties. Not only is the Casino hugely popular on La Croisette, but the numerous bars and clubs are some of the most exclusive and spectacular the French Riviera have to offer. One of the most impressive night haunts of Cannes is Le Baôli, which boasts an exotic, opulent style bar and restaurant.
How can I get to Cannes?
As it is such a highly sought-after holiday destination for those wishing to experience the luxury and glamour of the Cote d’Azur, Cannes has been made easily accessible by land, air and sea. Clients can fly into either Nice International airport from across the world, or the smaller, but excellent, Cannes-Mandelieu for those who are wishing to travel by private jet or helicopter. Cannes Mandelieu airport is the closest to the centre of Cannes, being located just 6km away.
Both airports offer rental cars and taxis. If you are looking for more convenience and comfort, however, we would be delighted to arrange a driver to pick you up from the airport and transfer you to your private villa or apartment. A driver can also be arranged for any clients for the duration of their stay, this can be arranged for you by your dedicated Elegant Address South of France personal holiday and concierge assistant.
For our sea faring clients, we are able to arrange private, fully staffed yacht hire for your enjoyment to sail around the coast of the French Riviera and visit all of its glamorous prestigious hotspots such as Cap Ferrat, Monaco and Cap d’Antibes.
Can Elegant Address find me a luxury hotel in Cannes?
At Elegant Address South of France, we pride ourselves of having access to some of the most exclusive and luxurious addresses in the Cote d’Azur, which includes our hand picked magnificent 5* hotels. We would be delighted to offer our guests the chicest and most prestigious hotels in the region, from the Grand Hotel Cap Ferrat to La Reserve in Ramatuelle. Although we have some of our hotels showing on the website, we also have a large portfolio of even more VIP and private hotels which can be accessed by contacting our expert South of France holiday consultants.
For those who are stuck between desiring the privacy and space of a villa, but wanting the service and facilities of a hotel, Elegant Address have the perfect solution for you: A Hotel Villa! These fabulous rentals offer clients an unrivaled luxury retreat. You can indulge in all of the services of a 5* hotel, such as a chef, butler, restaurant facilities and spa, whilst keeping the comfort, ease and privacy of having your own luxury villa.
Full Concierge Service on Cannes Villa Rentals
As the largest UK based specialist holiday rental consultancy on the Cote d’Azur and having been awarded the Queen’s Award from Her Majesty, Elegant Address South of France are recognised as providing one of the best bespoke and personal services to our clients. Each of our clients is provided with their own dedicated personal assistant who is devoted to ensuring you have an ideal stay in your chosen luxury villa. They will strive to go the extra mile and make your holiday tailor made to your preferences.
We will be on hand throughout the booking stage and after to meet any requests you may have, no matter how big or small. We would be delighted to provide full concierge service to all of our guests staying in our Cannes rental accommodation. At Elegant Address Luxury Property Group, we know and appreciate that it is the little details that can make the biggest and most memorable difference to a holiday. Some examples of the personalised details clients have enjoyed before are having the villa full of your favorite fresh flowers throughout, the stocking of certain favorite brands of coffee, wine or whiskeys and arranging there to be any staff you may require such as chefs, butlers, maids, bodyguards and chauffeurs. If there was a request in particular that you have in mind, contact our first-class professional Cannes holiday and congress rental consultants today and they would be delighted to accommodate your wish for you. We pride ourselves on the level of our detailed and dedicated service, ensuring that we are not just here to assist you in your booking, but are instrumental in providing you with your perfect tailor made rental holiday package.