Villa - Cassis, Provence, France


26 Guests
12 bedrooms
11 bathrooms
600 m2

Suspended above the sea on the side of a cliff, the setting of this impressive villa is unique. Positioned amidst its own vast grounds, overlooking the enchanting fishing village of Cassis and the picturesque Plage de l'Arène beach, this villa is a superb base for a villa experience to remember. 

This exceptional property spans an impressive 60 hectares and is situated within the renowned Calanques National Park, making it one of the most prestigious and expansive private estates on the French Riviera. Sleeping up to 24 guests and equipped for entertaining, it is ideal for a gathering or celebration.

Stepping inside, you'll be greeted by airy and elegant interiors adorned with sleek wooden floors and tastefully furnished in neutral hues. The inviting open living space seamlessly combines a sitting room, dining area, and a well-equipped kitchen. Immense glass doors lead out to a huge terrace that offers breathtaking sea views and features an al fresco dining table, inviting you to savour delicious meals while taking in the mesmerizing surroundings. Indulge in luxurious amenities such as a home cinema and even a grand piano, adding a touch of opulence to your stay.

The main villa boasts nine well-appointed bedrooms, most of which are accompanied by en-suite or private facilities. The master suite, in particular, exudes grandeur and offers additional perks such as an office space and two expansive private terraces. Families travelling with children will appreciate the mezzanine living area, which can be converted into a dormitory-style bedroom, providing a comfortable and enjoyable space for young ones. For those seeking more privacy or accompanied by staff members, a guest house offers two twin bedrooms, while an additional twin bedroom with a kitchenette, en-suite bathroom and terrace can be arranged upon request.

Steps from the ground level outside lead down the cliffside to a captivating heated swimming pool overlooking the azure sea. The decked pool terrace invites you to unwind on sun loungers after a refreshing swim in the pool or a relaxing aperitif in the jacuzzi, while admiring the views. By the villa, a choice of outdoor seating areas provide delightful settings for enjoying aperitifs together while al fresco dining on the main terrace is a magical experience as as the sun sets. In the grounds, you will even find a petanque pitch for those seeking a friendly competition in Provencal style.

Staying in this villa gives you the benefit of an exceptional location, with Cassis just a leisurely 15-minute walk away. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the village centre and harbour, adorned with pastel-coloured buildings, bustling cafes and vibrant bars. The idyllic Plage de l'Arène beach is a mere 5-minute walk from the villa, providing a private access to sun-kissed shores and the shimmering Mediterranean Sea.


Second Floor:
Master bedroom of 90sqm with a bedroom (sea view), an office, a huge bathroom and two private terraces.

First Floor: 7 bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms including 5 with sea view (6 twin rooms) and a living room serving as dormitory. Note that 2 bedrooms share one bathroom and the bathroom for bedroom 7 is located outside the room (just a few steps away).

Ground floor: Twin room with a garden view and a bathroom.

Annex: 3 additional twin bedrooms are located in a house at the Domaine entrance (the suite is only available at certain dates and with a supplement). Note than 2 bedrooms 8 & 9 don’t offer AC.

Outside: 400 sqm Terrace renovated in 2023 overlooks the beach with turquoise waters, accessible on foot by a private road in 5 minutes. The property has a large 13x4.5 m heated swimming pool from April to October to 26 degrees and a sea-facing hot tub heated all year round.

Amenities: Air conditioning (main villa bedrooms only as well as the suite in the annex, bedrooms 8 & 9 don’t offer AC), Fiber optic Wi-Fi (200 Mbps), Fully-equipped kitchen, Coffee machines, Cinema room, Piano, Fireplace, Home office, Netflix, Private beach path, Heated swimming pool (13 x 4.5 m), Heated jacuzzi, Landscaped gardens, Outdoor lounge areas, Outdoor dining, Barbecue, Petanque pitch, Outdoor shower.

Service Included: Daily housekeeping service (6 hours/day), Final Cleaning, Daily continental breakfast (food & beverage costs not included) and half board in Summer (excluding groceries), daily fresh bread delivery, Pool & garden maintenance.

To pay locally: Tourist tax: €4.46/day/adult.  

12th bedroom if needed (the suite 10): +490/night. In case more than 20 people sleep on site, a supplement of 100€/person/night will be applied.                    

Check-in is at 5:00 PM, and check-out is at 10:00 AM.

Services available at extra charge, on request:
Food & beverage costs, private chef, activities & excursions, weddings & events.

Location: Situated atop the cliffs with views of the charming fishing village of Cassis, a leisurely 15-minute walk from the villa, guests can immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere of the village centre and port, adorned with pastel buildings, bustling cafes, and vibrant bars. Stretching along the coastline from Cassis to Marseille, a scenic 30-minute drive away, lies a magnificent natural wonder known as The Calanques. These enchanting limestone cliffs and picturesque bays offer a captivating sight. From the vantage point of Cap Canaille, visitors can indulge in awe-inspiring vistas encompassing Cassis and Mount Puget, the tallest peak in The Calanques. For an unforgettable journey, travelers can embark on the renowned Route des Crêtes, also referred to as the "Road of Crests." This scenic route spans 13 kilometers along the cliff edges, leading from Cassis to the town of La Ciotat. Along the way, it treats visitors to mesmerizing views of the coastline and picturesque countryside. Guests of Domaine de Canaille have an array of activities to choose from, catering to both land and sea enthusiasts. They can unwind on the pebble beaches, partake in boating, snorkeling, or diving adventures in the azure waters, or engage in invigorating hikes, cycling trips, and rock climbing excursions. Wine enthusiasts can also indulge in the local vineyards and wineries, where they can savor the renowned Cassis white and rosé wines.

Nearest beach – 5 minutes’ walk

Cassis village/port – 15 minutes’ walk

Marseille – 35 minutes’ drive

Marseille Airport – 45 minutes’ drive

Please Note: Pets on request. 

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Standard occupancy: 20

Max occupancy: 26


Air conditioning
Private pool
Barbecue grills
Bed linen
Coffee/tea maker
Full kitchen
Heated pool
Hot tub
Outdoor dining area
Pets on request
Walking distance from a restaurant
Walking distance from shopping
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