Luxury Pool Apartment Reviews

Independent Guest Reviews (via TripAdvisor, HomeAway, Owners Direct, other websites and by email) are all shown below. Listed in order of receipt, starting with the most recent.

AirBnB ***** Review

"The pool is really heated!"
Many pools in the south of France 'suggest' they are heated. However, Michael's pool - which is huge - actually is heated! In fact when we arrived the pools temp was 29C (86F)! After unpacking we took an early evening swim followed by an early morning swim...You get the idea ....Like the picture suggests the views here are amazing. We had the downstairs apartment which was perfect. Two sets of French doors lead you to the pool, there are retractable awnings to shade you while having breakfast. The master bedroom is very large with a king size bed and and a queen size bed which is great for unpacking or sitting on etc . There's a second bedroom and a breakfast /TV room . The kitchen was spotless with a view over the pool. A/C worked well (very important from mid June until end of August). Also there are 2 bathrooms (very handy). All in all highly recommended.
Thanks again Michael - it was a pleasure meeting you !

Chris & Sasha, Miami Beach, Florida, USA, 

TripAdvisor ***** Review

“Perfect villa, lovely hosts and amazing view"
Wow, this villa is just perfect in every way! It’s beautiful, peaceful, clean and is very close to St Paul de Vence which is gorgeous. The hosts were so lovely to us, always ensuring we had everything we needed. The whole week felt so luxurious and comfortable, and the pool was devine! We will almost definitely be returning here as we had a fantastic week, and our hosts were so friendly and kind. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we felt so relaxed and cared for! I cannot express the lovely week we just had in this villa, everything was simply perfect! Thanks again to Michael and Denise for such a fantastic holiday and hope to see them again soon!

Georgia, Somerset, UK, 

AirBnB ***** Review

Great space, beautiful town nearby and gracious hosts.

Amanda, Sherwood Park, Canada, 

AirBnB ***** Review

(English Translation)
Fabulous stay at Denise and Michael’ house. Pool is ‘top of the line’. Quiet villa high on a hillside. A few minutes walk from Saint Paul de Vence. Everything is exactly as described. Highly recommended.

(Original Review in French)
Fabuleux séjour chez Denise et Michael. Piscine au top. Villa au calme dans les hauteurs. A quelques minutes à pieds de Saint Paul de Vence. Tout est conforme à la description. Je recommande ++++

Dominique, Paris, France, 

AirBnB ***** Review

"In a word - spectacular"
Where does one even begin in describing what a wonderful home Michael and Denise have? In a word - spectacular! We have stayed in approximately 40 Airbnb and VRBO homes over the years and few have even come close to the level of excellence we experienced. The house is beautiful inside and out and no detail has been overlooked. The beds are very comfortable and the linens and towels are lovely. The kitchen has everything you need to prepare all your meals. The patio, gardens and pool are tranquil and relaxing. As far as cleanliness, the home is absolutely spotless. The pictures are very true to the location but what they lack is the warmth and kindness you will be greeted with when you meet the hosts. We just can’t say enough about these two incredibly kind people who go out of their way to make their guests’ experience wonderful. We highly recommend.

Candice and Rob, British Columbia, Canada, 

AirBnB ***** Review

The house of Denise and Michael is fantastic. Near to Saint-Paul-de-Vence, it is particularly well located (30 minutes to Nice or Grasse by car, 20 minutes walk to Saint-Paul, etc.) and offers such an amazing landscape ! Just imagine being in the pool with a view over the sea... For those who are willing to come when the weather is a little cold please note that when we were there the pool was 27 degrees (in April) :-) Also it goes without saying that we liked the hosts' hospitality. Of course public transportation does not look so efficient so having a private car seems mandatory. This is often like this in France... Highly recommending the place, definitely !

A, M & D, Lausanne, Switzerland, 

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ***** Review

(English Translation)
Warm welcome - Stunning view - Absolute calm - Location from which to enjoy the region

(Original Review in French)
Accueil chaleureux - Vue époustouflante - Calme absolu - Situation géographique pour profiter de la region

Julien, Brittany, France, 

AirBnB ***** Review

"The kids swam every day - in March & April!"
The outdoor living here was spectacular, with a gorgeous pool, view, and special light all day. The house has many luxurious touches, with original art, silk drapes, handmade “real” rugs, crisp sheets, and instantly hot water. The hosts were generous and exceptionally hospitable. You can live out your fantasy of having access to your wealthy aunt and uncle’s house in the South of France. The owners were upstairs and we found them affable and in good humor the entire week. We enjoyed having a car there, and we were given a remote for the electric gate at the end of the driveway. We would love to return.

Skye, Seattle, USA, 

AirBnB ***** Review

"Absolutely Outstanding"
An absolutely outstanding stay here at the villa! From the get-go we had access to helpful information about the villa, directions and local places near the villa, essential when landing from Nice! The villa itself was stunning; amazing facilities, cleanliness and a spectacular (heated) infinity pool that was utilised extremely well! Michael was an extremely helpful and hospitable host who helped us with every query and graciously provided us with everything we needed to have a relaxed and enjoyable stay! Would 100% recommend this villa to anyone wishing to have a relaxing and enjoyable stay in the French Rivera!

Georgia, Ascot, Australia, 

TripAdvisor ***** Review

"Simply Amazing"
I could go on for hours about the stunning apartment , beautiful views, luxurious facilities, power shower in one bathroom and bath and shower in the other( l'occitane shampoos and shower gels and the fluffiest towels I have ever used) Fully equipped kitchen with quality appliances, fantastic location , the heated infinity pool with panoramic views is to absolutely die for, TV that picks up all the English channels ( hubby very happy watching his rugby) BBQ (gas and charcoal depending on your preference), the list I could go on about is endless as I keep thinking of something else as I type....but one of the best things about this place are the owners. From booking to leaving , Denise and Michael go out of their way to ensure you have a fantastic time, from assistance on best ways to hire cars to ensuring there is milk and something nice to drink in the fridge on arrival ( answering all my husbands emails and questions before we got there and believe me he can have a lot) every little thing we could think of needing was there.
I was very sad to leave but cant wait till we go back

Amazing place, Amazing people, we have already booked for next year and I would wholeheartedly recommend to anyone - you wont be disappointed!

Owner Note: Guests have booked to return again in 2019.

Jane, Greater Manchester, UK, 

TripAdvisor ***** Review

"Absolutely perfect place to spend your holiday"
This villa has to be seen to be believed. The view from the beautiful and heated infinity pool is spectacular, across the valley to the sea! We stayed in the pool apartment which has 2 large bedrooms and 2 luxury bathrooms which are very nice indeed along with kitchen and lounge/dining room and all the amenities you'd need. Can't fault this property, the owners go to great lengths to ensure your stay is as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. As a location, it is also an ideal base to explore the gorgeous medieval town of Saint-Paul-de Vence with its numerous art galleries and restaurants as well as Nice, Cannes and Monaco etc We will definitely be returning here!

Owner Note: Guests have booked to return again in 2019.

Paul, Cheshire, UK, 

Comments received by email

Returning Guests
Thank you so very much for your wonderful hospitality once again at Villa Seburga. We both had a lovely relaxing holiday made even better by your company. It is a real pleasure coming to your beautiful home and we are always sad to leave!

Val & Brian, Aberdeen, U.K., 

Comments received by email

Returning Guests
We had a fantastic holiday at Villa Seburga and thank you for your wonderful hospitality while we were there.

Val & Brian, Aberdeen UK, 

TripAdvisor ***** Review

(English Translation) "Mediterranean luxury"
Seburga Villa is a luxury residence located in the lush hills of St-Paul-de-Vence and within walking distance of the old fortified village. The residence offers unparalleled comfort and all the necessary equipment (including cooker, microwave, dishwasher, BBQ and laundry room) made us feel at home during our stay. The villa is well appointed and tastefully decorated. The residence of the garden on the ground level offers two large functional bedrooms with respective bathrooms, ideal for a family or a couple of friends who want to share a good time in a beautiful environment. The property offers spectacular views from the master bedroom and huge terrace with stunning infinity pool. It is the ideal place to relax, unwind and rest between excursions on the French Riviera, Monaco, St. Tropez as well as Aix, Grasse, Antibes, Cannes and Nice. In addition to close proximity to St-Paul-de-Vence, nearby there is also a splendid shopping mall (Polygon), excellent restaurants (for all budgets ...) and grocery stores (E. Leclerc). The owners are friendly and extremely helpful. The housekeeper is effective, discreet and pleasant. Villa Seburga is a superb residence for holidays on the Riviera!

Owners Note: Guests have booked to return again in 2018.

(Original Review in French) "Luxe méditerranéen"
La Villa Seburga est une luxueuse résidence située dans les collines luxuriantes de St-Paul-de-Vence et à distance de marche du vieux village fortifié. La résidence offre un confort inégalable et tout les équipements nécessaires (incluant cuisinière, microondes, lave-vaisselles, BBQ et salle de lavage) pour se sentir chez soi pendant notre séjour. La villa est bien aménagée et décorée avec goût. La résidence du jardin du 1er niveau, avec deux grandes chambres fonctionnels avec salle de bain respectives, est idéale pour une famille ou un couple d'amis qui désirent partager un bon moment dans un environnement magnifique. La propriété offre une vue spectaculaire de la chambre principale et de la gigantesque terrasse avec superbe piscine à débordement. C'est l'endroit idéal pour relaxer, décompresser et se reposer entre les excursions sur la côte d'azur, de Monaco, à Saint-Tropez en passant pas Aix, Grasse, Antibes, Cannes et Nice. En plus de St-Paul-de-Vence à proximité, l'on trouve tout près également un splendide centre commercial (Polygone), d'excellents restaurants (pour tout les budgets...) et des épiceries (E. Leclerc). Les propriétaires sont sympathiques et extrêmement serviables. La gouvernante qui pendant la semaine, est efficace, discrète et agréable. La Villa Seburga est une superbe résidence pour les vacances sur la côte d'azur!

France & Martin, Boucherville, Canada, 


"Five Star Luxury in a Private Villa"
What a wonderful experience! This property is truly 5 star luxury in every respect. Nestled in the hills above Nice, within walking distance (albeit a bit steep in places if you decide to walk) of the lovely village of St Paul de Vence, this remarkable villa has everything that the discerning traveller could possibly want. The owners (Michael and Denise) are such lovely, hospitable people and provide everything you could want for when travelling. Very few villas in our experience have such luxurious fittings and provisions; no need to provide toiletries, dishwashing/laundry detergent, it is all provided; and a housekeeper comes in twice a week to do the cleaning. The fully equipped kitchen has everything you need, spotlessly clean with Miele appliances and Portmeirion crockery. If you don’t want to eat in, there is an excellent restaurant (l’Olivier Rouge) on the corner of the main road up to the villa; or in the village close by. The private heated infinity–edge swimming pool is just superb, the view across the valley is remarkable and the gardens are beautiful. We had a lovely week here and were very sad to leave. You just do not normally find this high standard of luxury in a rented villa; it was more like being in a 5 star resort but in a private and peaceful villa. Highly recommended for a lovely holiday.

Stewart & Susan, Melbourne, Australia, 

Posted directly to this Website by Guests

We had a wonderful week of luxury at the apartment; the pool and the views were all perfect - as were our charming hosts: Denise and Michael.

Jackie Almond, Norfolk, U.K., 


"Lucky Us!"
We spent 10 days here during late May and loved it. Unlike some rentals what you see in the pictures is what you get, and more. We were impressed with the finishing touches Michael and Denise added, large bottles of L'Occitane toiletries in the bathrooms, A bottle of French bubbles in the fridge along with some basics, condiments in the kitchen, books and DVD's, wooden coat hangers, blankets to put round the shoulders on chilly evenings.
The kitchen was well equipped, nice crockery and cutlery, pots and pans, excellent appliances, Miele fridge and dishwasher plus the washing machine and dryer in the garage.
The towels were large and fluffy, pool towels are supplied, plenty of outdoor furniture on which to relax.
The internet worked well, Michael has added a booster for good reception outside.
Having secure parking on the property was a bonus, we felt safe and secure and in fact didn't really feel the need to leave at all. Relaxing around the fabulous pool was the order of the day.
Michael and Denise were in residence upstairs, they were very helpful without being intrusive, we spent some fun times together. Denise was kind enough to drive me to her hairdresser.
Thanks to you both for a memorable time, you are great hosts, I am now drinking much nicer rose'! We will return to our sanctuary at St Paul. Big hugs xx

Brian & Linda, New South Wales, Australia, 


(English Translation) "Wonderful location with style and feel-good factor!"
The property description was accurate, without any exaggeration. We enjoyed our stay; there was nothing we missed. The house is equipped with high quality items, clean and tastefully decorated. Very comfortable and relaxing. A car is useful to explore the surrounding area - especially for older people! The owners are extremely helpful and discreet. We will be back!

(Original Review in German) “Wunderbare Location mit Stil und Wohlfühlcharakter!”
Die Beschreibung stimmt und übertreibt nicht. Wir haben unseren Aufenthalt sehr genossen und es hat an nichts gefehlt. Das Haus ist hochwertig ausgestattet, sauber und geschmackvoll eingerichtet. Man fühlt sich einfach wohl und kann gut entspannen. Um die Umgebung zu erkunden ist ein Auto sehr hilfreich und gerade für ältere Personen zu empfehlen! Die Besitzer sind äußerst hilfsbereit und halten sich vornehm im Hintergrund. Wir kommen gerne wieder!

Albrecht, Munich, Germany, 


"Absolutely stunning property and location!"
The first thing we noticed when we arrived is that the photos we had seen did not do the villa justice. It is far far better.......
The property is beautiful and maintained to a very high standard inside and out. The heated infinity pool is fabulous with panoramic views down the valley to the Cote D'Azur!
We enjoyed the most relaxing surroundings and with St Paul de Vence on your doorstep you have a very good selection of excellent restaurants to choose from!
We would have no hesitation in recommending this property. It is just simply the best!

Owner Note: Val and Brian returned again in 2016, and have booked again for 2017.

Val & Brian, Aberdeen, U.K., 

Comments received by email

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your gorgeous Villa Seburga! You both made our stay very special and thank you so much for that. The whole experience was fantastic!

Val & Brian, Aberdeen, U.K., 


"A haven of rest and relaxation."
We experienced a wonderful week holidaying at the apartment at Villa Seburga.
The owners, Michael and Denise, met us on our arrival and explained all that we needed to know for our week's stay. They are a lovely couple and their kindness throughout the week was an extra bonus.
The main bedroom was more like a suite, large, airy and very comfortable and we found the heated infinity pool a joy to swim in. The view from the pool and terrace of the surrounding villages extending down to the Mediterranean was delightful and our week comprised of swimming, reading, relaxing and local sightseeing in Saint-Paul-De-Vence.
We chose to eat out once at a lovely restaurant called La Vieux Moulin. It was a birthday celebration and proved an excellent choice. Otherwise the Villa and grounds created a haven of pure relaxation that we were reluctant to leave.

Susan & Gavin, Wirral, U.K., 


"Best stay ever..."
We were so lucky to stay at the Pool Apartment - Villa Seburga from 14.06-13 to 24.06.13. Everything was just perfect. When we arrived we had a very warm welcome from the owners Michael and Denise Brocklehurst who know how to treat their guests in a very nice and discreet way. The property is wonderful and everything is very clean and nice and "the pool" ...lovely!!! We are now back In Denmark and planning our next stay in Villa Seburga.

Vilbeke & Kim, Jutland, Denmark,