The 12 most beautiful villas to rent on Airbnb in Marseille

Villas à Marseille

Visit Provence in excellent conditions by opting for one of the most beautiful villas for rent on Airbnb in Marseille.

The city of Marseille is famous for its Old Port, the Basilica of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, its picturesque neighborhoods and the Parc National des Calanques. The gentle pace of life, cicadas, pétanque, swimming and good spirits: Marseille is a city of character under a radiant sun.

However, this city with a reputation for being popular also boasts a number of high-standard accommodations. Discover the most beautiful villas for rent on Airbnb in Marseille. Spacious, luxurious, comfortable and tastefully decorated, they’re sure to make your stay a memorable one. Plus belle la vie, isn’t it?

1. Luxury residence near the Calanques

meilleures villas à Marseille

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  • Plus point: swimming pool and garden

It’s in the 9th arrondissement that we found this villa in Marseille for rent on Airbnb. Comprising three beautiful bedrooms, this contemporary house will accommodate up to six people. We love the 600m² lawned garden (with chicken coop), the large swimming pool and the terrace with plancha. Children can have fun on the trampoline or around the ping-pong table.

You’ll enjoy a prime location right in the heart of the Mazargues district. A shuttle from the nearby « Pointe Rouge » takes you to the Old Port in just 30 minutes. And the Calanques National Park is just around the corner! Start with the Calanque de Sormiou, said to be the most beautiful in the area…

2. Villa Kennedy

Kennedy

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  • A plus for this accommodation: location close to the beach

Villa Kennedy is located above the famous corniche of the same name that runs along the bay of Marseille. It faces the Frioul islands and boasts 200m² of living space. The four bedrooms of this Marseille villa for rent on Airbnb are decorated and furnished to delight visitors. From January to December, they’ll enjoy a sublime sea view.

The villa is very close to the beach, and it’s easy to park and get around. Why not consider a visit to the Mucem, for example? This museum is dedicated to Mediterranean civilizations and houses some fascinating exhibits.

3. A haven of peace

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  • The home’s plus: wooded grounds

This luxurious villa is ideal for eight travelers. With 300m² of living space and a beautiful wooded park, they’ll have plenty of room during their stay. Its four luminous bedrooms open onto a sun-drenched, unoverlooked swimming pool, just a stone’s throw from the beach.

To give you an idea, the Vieux Port is just ten minutes away by car. Special mention must go to the 90s-style decor and the meticulous furnishings. This villa in Marseille for rent on Airbnb is a chic and chic pied-à-terre, idyllic and practical. Only one question remains: when are you booking?

4. Charming villa in Pointe-Rouge

D'ARCHITECTE /CALME ABSOLU /PROCHE DE LA MER

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  • The property’s advantages: brand-new building

The Pointe Rouge is one of the most beautiful areas of the city of Marseille. We’ve unearthed a superb brand-new 270m² villa in a peaceful location. Its large, perfectly furnished living room is air-conditioned, as are its five bedrooms. The comfortable accommodation includes a swimming pool and a terrace with barbecue and plancha.

No doubt you’ll spend the whole summer here, encouraged by its wonderful south-facing aspect. Of course, parking is also available, so you can explore the surrounding area at your leisure! The harbour is not far away, and the speedboats to the Frioul islands and the Château d’If await you. These must-sees of Marseille’s heritage are definitely worth a visit!

5. Contemporary villa in the Auffes valley

Contemporaine calme absolu 500m plage

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  • Plus: terrace with sea view

The Vallon des Auffes is a charming little fishing port in the seventh arrondissement, emblematic of the city of Marseille. It’s in this very area that we found this villa in Marseille for rent on Airbnb. The adjoining terrace opens onto a sumptuous maritime panorama. Air conditioning and a refrigerated floor make this a comfortable summer pied-à-terre. Owners of electric vehicles will appreciate the garage, which has a charging point for filling up… with watts.

In any case, Maldormé cove, Malmousque cove and Endoume church are just a few minutes’ walk away. Take advantage of the fish market to try out the outdoor barbecue. On the other hand, if you want to try the mythical bouillabaisse, don’t risk making it yourself. It’s a culinary science that can’t be improvised! Go to one of the local restaurants and they’ll be happy to prepare it for you!

6. Dream building for seven

contemporaine avec piscine

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  • A plus for this accommodation: garden with petanque court and swimming pool

What do you mean, a pétanque court? Okay, maybe it’s a bit of a cliché given the location, but trust us: you won’t be able to leave it. This villa in Marseille for rent on Airbnb is equipped with one, set in a beautiful outdoor space with landscaped terrace, swimming pool and barbecue. Inside, you’ll find three bedrooms, a large kitchen and a living space that’s perfect for sharing with the whole family.

An efficient, adjustable air-conditioning system is a welcome addition, as is the home’s optimal location. It’s easy to park here… And don’t forget to consider the Route des Crêtes. This sumptuous itinerary « balances » above the sea, between calanques and garrigues. A true marvel!

7. Beautiful house on the corniche

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  • Plus points: two terraces, sea view

The « Corniche » is a bit like Marseille’s ring road. But without the pollution, and with the added beauty… A villa in Marseille for rent on Airbnb is just around the corner. It opens onto one, sorry, two terraces with gardens, and is only five minutes from the beach.

More arguments? Four spacious bedrooms, a bright living room with a modern look and an omnipresent sea view, all in a quiet neighborhood. Parking is easy and public transport is just a two-minute walk away. Opt for a stroll along the Cours Julien, the Prado or the Vieux Port for a complete Marseille getaway!

8. Charming house just a stone’s throw from the beach

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  • The plus of accommodation: value for money

In the heart of an ideal neighborhood for summer fun (beaches and recreational amenities just around the corner), this house boasts one of the best value-for-money ratios in town. It can accommodate four people in its two cozy bedrooms. Each has its own bathroom. The villa offers 75m² of living space, modern facilities and an outdoor barbecue.

Here you can cook your own groceries. What’s more, the nearby Avenue de Montredon market is held every morning from Monday to Saturday. The seafood is famous and the atmosphere is always great: a must-see!

9. Luxurious building with swimming pool

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  • Accommodation highlights: sumptuous panorama and magnificent swimming pool

One, two and three storeys: this 300m² villa is one of the most beautiful in the city! It can accommodate twelve travelers, who will share five bedrooms and admire the panoramic view over the Mediterranean. The islands of Frioul and Notre-Dame de la Garde are visible from morning to night from the huge sliding glass windows.

A glass of rosé or pastis (in moderation) on the south-facing terrace is the perfect accompaniment to a breathtaking sunset, to be enjoyed with family or friends. In the heart of Marseille’s chic 7th arrondissement, this triplex home is sure to delight. Take advantage of the location to discover the bohemian Saint-Victor district and its typical shops!

10. Ecological house near the calanques

Magnifique villa avec piscine prox. mer-callanques

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  • Plus points: location and pool

A solar water heater, a « puits canadien » air-to-ground heat exchanger, intelligent ventilation… This villa in Marseille for rent on Airbnb puts all its emphasis on ecological technologies to ensure the well-being of its occupants. Its 110m² comprises a large living area and three bedrooms for six people. Spread over two levels, the modern fixtures and fittings make it a rental must-have just five minutes from the calanques.

You’ll also appreciate the beautiful private swimming pool and 230m² garden. It includes numerous deckchairs, a plancha and a hammock. The area is popular for its summer entertainment, as well as its many shops and leisure attractions. In short, what more could you ask for when visiting France’s second largest city?

11. Exceptional T4 with rooftop

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  • Benefits: location in the Mazargues district and solarium

In the Mazargues district, one of the nicest in Marseille, this 145m² villa is a real eye-catcher. It features a beautiful garden with swimming pool, a rooftop solarium opening onto a panoramic view and modern amenities. A shopping mall is just a stone’s throw away, and many shops are located in this part of the 9th arrondissement.

Parking is easy, as the property is quietly located at the end of a cul-de-sac. Mazargues is a charming little village whose main thoroughfare, boulevard Michelet, is dotted with restaurants. Sea urchins, violets, oysters, clams, mussels and other rock fish are just waiting for you!

12. Charming renovated country house

Grande bastide provençale, piscine, aux Calanques

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  • The home’s plus points: the meticulous vintage design

Let’s complete our list of the most beautiful villas in Marseille to rent on Airbnb with this 1930s gem. It’s an authentic Provencal bastide with designer furnishings, a flower-filled garden and a beautiful swimming pool that will delight young and old alike. Its fully renovated « Belle Epoque » architecture is blended with state-of-the-art equipment: home cinema, video projector, modern kitchen…

Special mention should be made of the wooded garden, which the owners take great care of. Depending on the season, you can sample the pomegranate, fig, lemon and cherry trees that serve as landmarks for the… four turtles that wander slowly but surely through this surprising green space. A true splendor!