Best Places to Live in Cannes

Cannes is one of the most desirable locations to live in the world, but where are the most coveted property hotspots in Cannes? We have picked four properties in four of the most sought-after locations to help enhance your search for the perfect property in Cannes.

Cannes, one of the most famous seaside resorts on the French Riviera, is located in the Alpes-Maritimes department in the Côte d’Azur region of France. Just 25 minutes from the international airport of Nice, it is one of the Riviera’s most popular destinations.

Recognised as one of France’s international commercial hubs, around 75% of companies are owned by US and European companies in this area, which is, in part, due to the success of the nearby Sophia Antipolis technology park. A thriving economic area, with a non-stop events programme, it is also annual host to the world famous film festival and other industry-leading conferences and festivals. A prosperous city, Cannes is also sophisticated, chic and endlessly popular, making it one of the most coveted places to live in the world.
But what are the most sought after property hotspots and the best places to live in Cannes? Here is a hand-picked selection of properties in Cannes’ most coveted locations.

Beautiful bastide in Super Cannes

The area known as Super Cannes is found in the hills of Cannes and Golfe Juan. Real estate in this property hotspot in Cannes usually offers breath-taking views of Cap d’Antibes and the Lérins Islands and is known for being a peaceful haven away from the bustle of the city.


The 180-degree panorama offered by this exceptional five-bedroom bastide (HH-9362133) provides unforgettable views of the bay of Cap d’Antibes. An exquisitely beautiful and luxurious property, it is set in landscaped grounds and also has a guest house with two bedrooms and a one-bedroom apartment. Further highlights include a stunning saltwater pool, tennis court and boules area. The price is available on application.

Penthouse on La Croisette

Possibly the most famous boulevard on the Côte d’Azur, La Croisette is lined with sandy beaches, luxury hotels, top class restaurants and designer boutiques. As one of Cannes’ property hotspots, real estate along La Croisette is in high demand, with penthouses being the crème de la crème.


This three-bedroom penthouse on La Croisette (HH-9596778) offers incredible views of port Canto and the Estérel mountains. The lush green palm trees and expanse of deep blue sea viewable from the large windows and spacious terrace contrast beautifully with the cool, modern decoration and contemporary interiors. A truly luxurious apartment, the price is available on application.

Go Provençal in La Californie

La Californie is one of the most sought after property hotspots in Cannes. Located close to the centre, it is perfect for getting into town quickly, but also positioned to provide beautiful views of the Estérel mountains, Cap d’Antibes and the Lérins Islands.


A five-bedroom Provençal-style house (HH-6793019), this magnificent property is located in La Californie, and is nestled among the trees for maximum security and privacy. A magnificent swimming pool, refined decoration and immaculately-landscaped grounds are just a few of this property’s fine features. A glorious opportunity to buy a permanent or second home in of the most coveted areas in Cannes, the price is available on application.

View over the Vieux Port

The Vieux Port is in the old quarter of Cannes, not far from the Palais des Festivals and the rambling Le Suquet, which is famed for its conviviality and ambiance. The port here can berth boats of up to 50m and is one of the most desirable property hotspots in Cannes.


This beautifully renovated two-bedroom duplex apartment in Cannes (HH-9578567) is set across the fifth and top floor of a building situated at the Vieux Port. It offers sensational views of the port area and its beautiful and convenient location means that it is a perfect property for weekends away and a good rental yield prospect. On the market for €1,750,000, this property won’t be on the market for long.

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