Give Your Holiday the Red Carpet Treatment

This May, why not treat yourself like a superstar and mingle with the celebs in Cannes. The world famous Cannes Film Festival takes place from the 11th to the 22nd May 2011, when the streets of Cannes will be brimming with famous faces, legendary film producers and Hollywood movie stars.

With so many stunning properties in the region, choosing your accommodation for the festival could be as difficult as choosing which pair of expensive shoes to wear with your equally expensive outfit. So, to aid you in your quest to join the jet set, we’ve selected a few of our featured villas in Cannes and included prices for the duration of the festival – including the price per person, per night.

Please click on the property pics to see their listings on cottages4you.

La Cerisaie, Mougins, Alpes-Maritimes – 6km from Cannes (Reference: F06215)


This Provençal villa is situated in well kept, attractive and enclosed grounds, just 6km north of Cannes, and enjoying pretty views of Mougins from every room. The nearby medieval village of Mougins is set amongst pines, olives and Cyprus trees. Surrounded by forests, the Valmasque forest covers 427 hectares, Mougins has kept the quality of its environment intact, and offers visitors, from the height of 260m, a panoramic view of the “Baie de Cannes”, the Lérins islands, Grasse and the “Préalpes”.

Price: £1000 for seven nights self-catering accommodation arriving 13thMay 2011, sleeps eight people (£17.86 pppn)

MMV Cannes-Mandelieu – Studio 1, Mandelieu, Alpes-Maritimes – 7 miles from Cannes (Reference: FME670)


This resort is situated close to all that the Côte d’Azur has to offer but in the seclusion of its own grounds with a private lake. Live it up like the rich and famous with an endless supply of things to do including a 600 square metre pool, a tennis court, a multisport pitch, boules and table tennis. Alternatively, enjoy the resort’s own private natural lake, followed by a trip to the wellness centre and spa where whirpool baths, sauna, hammam and hydromassage showers are all available. If you can tear yourself away, the bustling city of Cannes is only seven miles away, or enjoy the endless beaches on the Côte d’Azur.

Price: £499 for seven nights self-catering accommodation arriving 10th or 14th May 2011, sleeps two people (£35.64 pppn)

Chez Rebuffel, Mandelieu, Alpes-Maritimes – 12km from Cannes – 10% discount (Reference: FME645)


With birds eye views over Mandelieu and the bay beyond from this beautiful villa, there is a delightful terrace area for outside dining leading from the main house. The property is just 10 minutes drive down a typical Côte d’Azur hilltop road to shops, restaurants and casino of the Riviera town of Mandelieu. The coast at Cannes is just 12km away, where chic shops and nightclubs can be found, as well as the opportunity to rub shoulders with the stars.

Price: £1565.10 (discount applied) for seven nights self-catering accommodation arriving 9th May 2011 (£27.95 pppn) or £1,956.60 (discount applied) arriving 12th or 14th May, sleeps eight people with room for two pets (£34.94 pppn)

Mas la Rose de Mai, Grasse, Alpes-Maritimes – 13km from Cannes (Reference: F06353)

On the outskirts of the Grasse, world capital of perfume, art and history, this villa is set within the discreet owner’s grounds, and enjoys shared use of the large swimming pool and some fabulous panoramic views. The villa is situated in the beautiful residential area of St. Jacques. In the area enjoy shopping, golf, canoeing, horse riding, cycling, mountaineering, visits to perfume factories and many festivals. Saint Paul-de-Vence is one of the most visited villages in France and the epitome of the fortified towns that once guarded the Var frontier. Just 13km away lies Cannes, star of the Côte d’Azur. Spend a day soaking up the Italian charm of Nice, with its artistic treasures, wonderful climate and magnificent setting, or spend a day in Monaco.

Price: £570 for seven nights self-catering accommodation arriving 9th, 12th, or 14th May 2011, sleeps four people (£20.36 pppn)



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