Author Archive for Maria McLean

5 great reasons to holiday in the South of France in 2013

5 great reasons to holiday in the South of France in 2013

The South of France, the French Riviera, the Côte d’Azur… whatever you call it, it is still an iconic year-round holiday destination. White sandy beaches, the glamour of the Cannes Film Festival or an evening at the Casino in Monaco, all of this and more still mean that this beautiful region is one of the [...]

From criteria to companions – top tips for enjoying your villa holiday

From criteria to companions – top tips for enjoying your villa holiday

These days many of our clients choose a luxury villa holiday over and above staying in a hotel both for the privacy and flexibility it affords. Having unlimited access to your own pool, a personal chef on hand and the security of a luxury villa make it the ideal choice for many planning a vacation. [...]

Top tips for surviving the Cannes Film Festival

1. Get organised, the earlier the better It’s never too early to book your flights and your accommodation and most of the smart money book private apartments and villas within walking distance of the action. Luxury villa rentals also mean that you have a private screening room on hand and can escape the madness of [...]

Top 10 places to be seen in St Tropez

Top 10 places to be seen in St Tropez

Since the 1950s St Tropez has cultivated its now celebrated reputation as a jetset playground drawing movie stars, models, and millionaires from around the world. The French newspaper Le Figaro once said that “St Tropez boasts the the greatest number of famous faces per square meter” and for summer 2011 it will still hold true. [...]