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About Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

The legendary Cap Ferrat, jewel of the Côte d'Azur, is one of the handful of legendary exclusive destinations that retains its prestige, undimmed by the ravages of time and history.

Saint-Jean-Cap Ferrat is a home-from-home for trailblazers and leaders from every possible field of human excellence and endeavour. Yet beneath all the lustre and mystique lies a peninsula of unparalleled natural beauty, and a prized location bitterly disputed by empires through the ages. Deep beneath these golden sands and perfect waves lies an ancient history every bit as significant as Cap Ferrat’s ‘jet set’ reputation.

Ever since the late 19th century, it’s been impossible to walk the streets of Cap Ferrat without rubbing shoulders with the greatest and most powerful figures of your generation. European royalty and iconic world leaders like Charles De Gaulle, Winston Churchill, and Bill Clinton have vacationed alongside artists such as Henri Matisse and Pablo Picasso.

A rich lineage of Hollywood superstars, stretching from Elizabeth Taylor to Brad Pitt have resided here. Musical legends from Noel Coward to The Rolling Stones. Writers of every discipline, from William Somerset Maugham to Friedrich Nietzsche.

With Cap Ferrat Villas, your visit to this legendary destination will duly reflect this rich succession of elegance. We’ll delight your senses and ensure every need is met, so you can join the rich pageant of illustrious travellers who for centuries have come to seek the mythical spirit of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat.



‘The escape hatch from Monaco for those burdened with taste’.


William Somerset Maugham



“The more art you see, the more you'll learn to define your own taste.”


​Jeanne Frank

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat Historic Estates

"Each year, you rediscover in a garden the magic of life. A flower arrives, and it is a miracle. The leaves fall in the autumn, and it looks fantastic. There is a tenderness about a garden, and you can't help but be sensitive to that."


Hubert de Givenchy


Things to do

"I'm here for the Season, and high as a kite

Living in error

With Maud at Cap Ferrat"


Noël Coward, ‘I Went to a Marvellous Party’

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