Looking for your next getaway in the South of France? A luxurious villa or chateau in Provence is definitely our first choice. Just as enjoyable at the height of summer as it is in the wintertime, this region is one of Europe’s most popular and romantic for a reason. If you see a blissful holiday here in the near future, read on to discover our top holiday homes in Provence to rent throughout the year.
Does it get more classically charming than this? Aptly named, Chateau Elegance boasts beautiful interiors, a stunning swimming pool, wood-panelled library and piano room, giving you the full Provence experience. Stroll to the nearby villages and market towns to pick up fresh pastries and produce, enjoying them back at your mid-1700s home.
Price from: £117pppn
Nestled in the hills at the bottom of the French Alps, Chateau De Culas is every outdoor explorer’s dream, with room for up to 18 guests within its 11-acre grounds. The cooler nights aren’t as harsh when you’re swimming in your own heated pool, while the nearby golf course and private lake beach make this chateau a fantastic place for an active getaway.
Price from: £36pppn
This traditional 18th-century chateau expertly fuses old and new design codes with undeniably beautiful results. The glorious gardens are an obvious highlight, with summer giving you the opportunity to take advantage of the tennis court and swimming pool too. However, should you choose to visit in the milder months, an on-site chapel allows you to enjoy a most magical Christmas service all of your own come winter.
Price from: £198pppn
Breakfast, lunch and dinner with a view? Sounds like paradise, but it’s really Provence! At Maison Sebastien, you’ll never be far away from 360-degree views of the surrounding oak forest and landscapes below. When night falls, it’s time to get cosy by the wood-burning stove or perhaps catch a favourite film in the cinema room – your stresses will instantly melt away.
Price from: £49pppn
If you’re someone who loves to be in touch with nature, Water Lily House will be like heaven on earth. Plotted within its own estate, it allows you to feel completely as you stroll through the gorgeous gardens. Then, it’s time for a dip, taking you pick from one of the two swimming pools, before flipping burgers and grilling vegetables in the the BBQ and dining area.
For a peaceful and secluded atmosphere, but still within easy reach of many amenities, look no further than Villa Romane. This whimsical villa includes a dinky tower-like structure and a balustraded pool area that is sure to impress. The main house can accommodate up to 12 guests, and there is an additional property which can be rented as well, taking your total party to 16. This single-storey secondary home is perfect for those seeking a little extra quiet and privacy. Multi-generational families will be well served with a stay here.
Looking for a full list of villas to rent this year? Check out our villa holidays page here.