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The 8 best Airbnbs in Nice for a picturesque getaway

From luxury apartments to hilltop villas, take a look at the best Airbnbs in Nice

Written by
Katherine Lovage
Alex Floyd-Douglass
Camila Karalyte
Jennifer Banful

There are several reasons to visit Nice, but let's start with just three: sun, sandy beaches, and socca. Capital of the French Riviera, this glamorous southern city has a vista to rival any postcard, thanks to glittering waters, classic architecture, and lively streets full of bars, restaurants, and bustling shops

And if you're looking for accommodation, staying at an Airbnb offers an authentic taste of life on the coast that you just can't get at even the top hotels. Got your passport ready? Here's our pick of the best Airbnbs in Nice, so you can visit in style. Bon voyage!

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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in and review every Airbnb featured, we've based our list on our expert knowledge of the destination covered, editorial reviews, user reviews, hotel amenities and in-depth research to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.

Best Airbnbs in Nice

1. The super luxe villa in Parc du Mont Boron

If the height of luxury is what you're after, this Airbnb Luxe villa in Nice is by far your best shot. Accommodating up to 11 guests across seven bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, this stunning villa offers sea views from almost every edge of the Juliette balconies, a seemingly infinite pool, and a hot tub on the wooden deck – along with many other luxury extras that make the place feel oh so special. The kitchen and living spaces come fully equipped with every amenity you could think of and a housekeeper. 

What’s the budget range? Not shy on the price front, but then again, every inch of this place is spectacular. 
What’s it like to stay here? Just dreamy. This luxury villa is nestled on a secluded hillside while facing the sea for breathtaking views morning and noon. 
Rooms: 7 beds, 7 baths. Sleeps 12. 

2. A quaint loft in the centre of town

With the rustic detailing of French architecture, this loft has a classic and authentic vibe. It sleeps up to five guests and has a large, plant-filled patio for unwinding come long warm evenings. On the fence? You may as well go for it as it’s a complete steal ー especially if you’re splitting the cost with your travel buddies.

What’s the budget range? A pleasantly low-cost holiday rental for all the mischief and memories by the sea. 
What’s it like to stay here? Quaint, cosy and sundrenched. We love the laid-back, vintage vibes here. Just a hop to the beach, restaurants and shops. 
Rooms: 3 beds, 1 bath. Sleeps 5. 


3. A cosy space with panoramic views

It may not be the biggest place, but this humble apartment is proof that good things come in small packages, substituting indoor space (it still accommodates up to four guests) for a large outside patio where you can socialise and relax. Into incredible sunsets? No problem, the views here are astonishing.

What’s the budget range? Moderately priced for a seven-night minimum stay right by the sea. 
What’s it like to stay here? To-die-for views and a super accommodating Superhost who knows Nice inside out. 
Rooms: 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleeps 4. 

4. An urban loft with wild prints in Antibes

If you’re partial to the classic charm of art deco, but still a fan of contemporary decor, then you’ll love this one-bed loft. Bringing together a blend of two sophisticated styles, this urban apartment features a bright and airy living space, trendy animal prints and necessary amenities. Contained within a five-story Art Deco building, just take the lift to your floor and head over to the south-facing balcony to enjoy seductive views of the Mediterranean sea. 

What’s the budget range? Enjoy a lavish few days with this glossy, upmarket stay. 
What’s it like to stay here? Full of historicism and charm, Antibes is a great spot for exploring the French Riviera. How chic this loft is is a real bonus. 
Rooms: 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleeps 2. 



5. The apartment in Saint-Paul-de-Vence

Formally owned by poet and screenwriter Jacques Poet, this romantic 12th-century build is just stunning. Its vine-trailed facade is only part of the charm – you'll be completely blown away when you step inside and discover its rustic antique interiors. From the ancient beams and vaulted ceilings to the open fireplace and the classic French windows, every detail of this place is like a passageway to the past.  

What’s the budget range? A pretty penny for a picture book escape. 
What’s it like to stay here? Steeped in historical charm and architectural beauty, this place is certainly special.
Rooms: 2 beds, 2 baths. Sleeps 4. 

6. A calming sage suite in St Paul de Vence

It's time we took some notes because we're getting some serious home envy over here. This Paul de Vence boutique townhouse may well be every matcha lover's dream come true. Such a unique find, the townhouse blends rustic charm with a modern flair, having undergone some serious renovations to turn this place into a complete oasis for those in need of a detox. Along with the comfiest French linens, a roll top cat iron bath, aircon and a well-stocked honesty bar – merci – you'll be waking up to stunning mountain views from the cute little terrace. Absolute perfection.

What’s the budget range? A moderately-priced design haven away from home.  
What’s it like to stay here? An idyllic escape into provencal modernity like no other. 
Rooms: 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleeps 2. 


7. The fairytale villa in Le Rouret

For even more enchantment, why not retreat to this beautiful pied a Terre in Le Rouret? A little further out from the city centre, but it's well worth going the distance for a countryside escape this stunning – we're talking heaps of natural beauty. The villa is tucked away among lush olive trees that are centuries old, offering a tranquil backdrop for guests to enjoy while splashing around in the year-round shared outdoor swimming pool, wandering along garden paths, chilling in the jacuzzi or claiming their victory out on the table tennis court. You'll feel like you've stepped right into a storybook. 

What’s the budget range? Pretty cheap for all the stunning amenities you'll have access to.
What’s it like to stay here? A stunning home that feels incredibly private and peaceful despite the shared areas.
Rooms: 1 bed, 1 bath. Sleeps 4. 

8. The apartment with seafront views in Old Nice

How do we take our morning coffee? Well, from now on it's with a double shot of gorgeous blue skies and glistening blue seas on the port. This roomy apartment in Nice is the perfect place to drift away and relax for a while. Not to mention there's such a cool, unique modern-retro vibe to the apartment that we can't put our finger on – it's sleek yet laid back. We like it. 

What’s the budget range? Decently priced for such a prime spot right by the sea and walking distance to restaurants. 
What’s it like to stay here? It's the perfect place to kick back and enjoy a glass while taking in those dreamy views. 
Rooms: 2 beds, 2 baths. Sleeps 4.


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