The two coastal towns separated by the Cap d’Antibes rival each other in seaside pleasures to attract visitors. Between the Musée Picasso, La Garoupe and the jazz Pinède Gould, there’s no shortage of remarkable places...
HÔTEL BELLES RIVES
The Art Deco palace overlooks the sea from its terrace, beach and from its private pontoon jutting into the waves. Days here drift slowly by between seaside pleasures, gastronomy, musical moments in the bar... before allowing yourself to be pampered in the very intimate Valmont Beauty Corner. In short, you get a taste of the local art de vivre without moderation. Unexpected. Belles Rives Beach with a large choice of sports, including water skiing from the pontoon. Head for the brand new Socca Bar after your exertions and savour the Nice speciality on beachfront sun loungers! We love the Saturday lunchtime Beach Party atmosphere and the irresistible Thursday evening White Nights...
33 boulevard Edouard Baudoin - Tél. 04 93 61 02 79
HÔTEL DU CAP-EDEN-ROC
his mythical palace is where some of the great names in the fields of arts, cinema, literature and business bump into each other in front of the Mediterranean, which the main building overlooks from the top of its majestic staircase. We love the brand new chic and convivial decor in the Grill Eden Roc, delighting guests from morning to night on its vast terrace. Unexpected. Bthe iconic swimming pool. Unique, hewn from the rocks of Cap d’Antibes, offering an invitation to bathe as if this were a privilege. Further down, private cabanas accommodate those wanting more intimate moments.
165 boulevard J.-F. Kennedy - Tél. 04 93 61 39 01
CAP D’ANTIBES BEACH HÔTEL
Sleek design architecture is this Côte d’Azur palace’s signature, with its rooms and suites opening onto the gardens facing the sea. An outdoor massage salon has been set up in the Mediterranean park. The Summer Beach Wellness area, reserved for hotel guests, features a sensory pool with an aquatic trail. Chef Nicolas Rondelli’s Michelin-starred restaurant Les Pêcheurs welcomes new pastry chef Antony Le Gouez this season. Unexpected. the hotel’s private beach located between two marinas (Port Gallice and Port du Croûton), tucked away out of sight in a creek... where you can rent jet skis to tour the Cap d’Antibes. It’s magical!
10 boulevard Maréchal Juin - Tél. 04 92 93 13 30
Situated on a small square in Vieil Antibes, the star «pasta» maestro delights international stars as well as fans of Italian cuisine. A must!
2 rue des Cordiers - Tél. 04 93 34 04 47
Le César private beach and restaurant at La Garoupe, a classified site, benefit from a heavenly location and impeccable service kept going by a family of enthusiasts. Lunch brought to your sun lounger, chic beach snacking, gastronomic seafood restaurant...
1035 chemin de La Garoupe - Tél. 04 93 61 33 74
This vast restaurant equipped with a bright interior garden (including orange trees) has become a true Italian trattoria! A mouth-watering pizza bar with pizzaiolo in action in full view of everybody. And traditional recipes à la carte from the neighbouring country.
61 place Nationale - Tél. 04 93 61 77 30
LE JARDIN BOTANIQUE DE LA VILLA THURET
This haven of peace bears the name of its founder, 19th-century algologist and botanist Gustave Thuret. A garden and arboretum, where you can see species growing that originate from regions of the world with a warm Mediterranean or temperate climate, and that acclimatise here. Like the mimosa, so emblematic of the Côte d’Azur landscape. A marvellous green walk!
90 chemin Gustave Raymond - Tél. 04 92 38 64 70