Nice villa holidays, Cote d'Azur Holiday rentals - villas & holiday homes to rent in Nice

Nice is an all-year round destination and is just 11km southwest of Monte Carlo on the French Riviera. It is the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes and is full of fun for all the family, with superb beaches, restaurants and spectacular countryside. Known as one of the sunniest parts of France with an average of 320 days sunshine per year and summer temperatures in the high twenties, Nice is a magnet for tourists. With this type of climate, the area is full of vineyards and orchards, which make for some good wine tasting!

The resort has an abundance of cafes, restaurants and bars especially around the famous Promenade des Anglais and in the Old Town. During the peak summer months there are several beach clubs where you can chill out in style. There is also a market selling local produce which is great for food shopping if you are staying in self-catering holiday rentals.

At a glance...
Restaurants 100+
Beach clubs
Car recommended
Distance to beach Beach resort
Nearest airport Nice (6km)
Nearest train station Nice

Featured villas in Nice

There are plenty of options when choosing where to stay in Nice, from excellent family hotels to private holiday rentals - beach villas or apartments to rent. Most of the accommodation is within walking distance to the centre, where there is a good selection of bars and restaurants. However, having a car makes it much easier to get around and visit the nearby villages to sample some of the local cuisine.

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Things to see and do in and around Nice

There are plenty of activities in Nice to keep the whole family entertained. However, if you want to get out and explore, then the surrounding area is full of interesting villages, historic cities and countryside.

A few suggestions...
Promenade des Anglais
Old Town of Nice
Day trip to Monte Carlo taking in Casino Square and the famous harbour
Try skiing at Isola 2000 in winter - just 75 minutes drive
isola 2000 ski resort near nice

Our view on Nice

We think Nice is one of those international resorts that you will go back to more than once. During the summer, it's a melting pot of tourists from all over Europe, who go to soak up the atmosphere and to wine and dine and simply have a good time. Renting a holiday home, whethere a beachfront villa or apartment in Nice is ideal for families, friends and groups as it provides the space, freedom and flexibility to do what you want, when you want and allows you to explore this fantstic part of the French Riviera at your own pace.