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Château de la Croix des Gardes


Cannes, French Riviera | 16 Bedrooms | 16 Bathrooms | 32 Guests


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Perched high above Cannes, indulge in the epitome of elegance at Château de la Croix des Gardes, the largest estate on the French Riviera. With a rich history, this majestic Château embodies the essence of French Riviera glamour. Surrounded by 25 acres of Italian-style gardens and boasting panoramic views over the Mediterranean sea, the Château offers an unparalleled secluded retreat. Meticulously landscaped gardens invite leisurely strolls while the 36-metre saltwater infinity pool and various terraces provide the perfect opportunity to soak up the sun and enjoy expansive vistas.

Step into the palatial interiors, where every room is a design masterpiece, seamlessly merging classic sophistication with contemporary comforts. Enjoy a myriad of entertainment, from the cinema room to the private bowling alley or venture outside for a friendly match on the newly-built tennis court. Celebrate in style for milestone events in the magnificent grand ballroom, hosting up to 100 esteemed guests. The estate boasts 16 impressionist-inspired en-suite bedrooms, spread out over the main Château, cottages and pool penthouse, each a sanctuary of tranquillity. From the breathtaking views to luxurious amenities, every detail has been carefully curated to ensure each moment is a celebration of luxury and elegance.




Homeowner's Favourite Feature
The grand ballroom, perfect for celebrating in style for milestone events.
Top Local Experience
Set sail from the nearby Golfe Juan marina for a private luxury yacht charter to explore the beauty of Cap d’Antibes.


  • Italian-Style Gardens
  • Infinity Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Ballroom
  • Bowling Alley
  • Home Cinema
  • Pool Table
  • Panoramic Views
  • 24/7 Security

This Home is Suitable For:

  • Families
  • Groups
  • Events
  • Corporates


Family Amenities:

  • Cot
  • High Chair
  • Toys/Books

Home Policies:

  • Minimum Stay: 7 nights

Staff & Services


Rental of this Mandarin Oriental Exclusive Home includes:


  • Dedicated concierge to assist with pre-arrival requests, local experiences and transportation
  • Full-time Château Manager and Head Butler
  • Daily housekeeping service inspired by Mandarin Oriental’s exacting standards
  • Private chef service*, approved by Mandarin Oriental’s culinary experts. Bespoke menus are designed based on guest preferences and local seasonal produce
  • Full time security team with three on-site personnel 24/7
  • Special arrangements for children of all ages

*Chef service only, food and beverage provisions charged separately.

Activities Nearby


  • Perched on a hilltop overlooking Cannes, Château de la Croix des Gardes offers a perfect escape for those seeking solace from the vibrant city centre, yet mere kilometers from Cannes (4km) renowned for its glamorous atmosphere, beautiful beaches, and the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.
  • Just a few minutes drive away is La Croisette (4km), one of the most iconic streets in the French Riviera home to designer boutiques, beach clubs and the finest restaurants.
  • The nearby marina of Golfe Juan (10km) provides seamless access via yacht charter to Cap d’Antibes (17km), or even further afield to Saint Tropez (85km). Venture to the Lérins Islands (7km) and explore their natural beauty and historic sites.
  • Cannes boasts several beautiful beaches including Plage du Midi (3km) and Plage de la Bocca (5km) perfect for soaking up the Mediterranean sun.
  • Other popular destinations in the region include Monaco (56km), Nice (35km), and the picturesque hilltop village of Èze (55km).
  • A rich selection of activities can be incorporated into your stay. Recommendations include: yacht chartering, wine tasting, helicopter tours, cooking classes, supercar driving tours, golf, watersports and spa treatments.
  • Nearest Airports: Cannes Mandelieu Airport - 10 minute drive (6km), Nice Airport - 20 minute drive (28km)
  • Distance to Cannes: 10 minute drive (4km)
  • Distance to Antibes: 20 minute drive (10km)

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