The mythical, legendary and very famous French Riviera (known in French as the Côte d’Azur) in the South East corner of France, is nestled between the Alps, the Italian border and the Mediterranean sea. including Monaco. It is renowned all over the world, for its beauty and glamour. Michelin-starred restaurants are everywhere and rose flows freely. From the pastels of St. Tropez, to the blue shades of Nice and the glamour city of Cannes, there’s something around every corner to be discovered.
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La mas candille, mougins
Located in the small hilltop town of Mougins, between Cannes and Nice and set in a 9-acre park, Le Mas Candille is a beautiful hidden gem and great base for exploring nearby Cannes. With gorgeous suites, two restaurants, the Candille Spa, three swimming pools, two Jacuzzis, the 45 beautifully designed guestrooms. View hotel website.
HÔTEL metropole, Monaco
In 1886, the « Monte-Carlo Hotel Company Ltd » built the Hotel Metropole on land which previously belonged to Pope Leon XIII. Soon after, the most demanding international clientele was won over by the unostentatious luxury of this quiet hotel built in the “Belle Époque” style. View hotel website.
Facing the sea, with the Esterel mountains as a backdrop, the city of Théoule-sur-Mer offers its enchanting landscape to 5* Tiara Yaktsa. The former fishing port blends the deep blue touches of the sea with the crimson cliffs to reveal a mesmerizing scenery made of creeks, footpaths, and mountain passes – 5* Hotel Tiara Yaktsa lulls guests into a daydream. View hotel website.
Cap Estel’s stunning location, on a five-acre private peninsula in the heart of the French Riviera near Monte-Carlo, makes it irresistible. Choose from 28 guestrooms and suites with Hollywood-inspired adornments, then explore a dreamy spa overlooking the Mediterranean, an extensive wine cellar and spacious lounges filled with Asian antiques. View hotel website.
Hotel Barriere le majestic
The newly refurbished Hotel Le Majestic presents its splendour on the Croisette, facing the sea. Offering a private beach, a special welcome for children, sun-kissed cuisine and a top-end brasserie, a dream panorama, and exceptional services and features, taste the delights of a prestigious address. Set down your suitcases in the splendid décor of the Hotel Le Majestic’s lobby. View hotel website.
Tiara miramar beach hotel & Spa
With the magnificent backdrop of the Esterel Hills and sitting on the red rocks above the Mediterranean Sea, Tiara Miramar Beach Hotel & Spa has breathtaking sea views through its large panoramic windows. You will enjoy spa and fitness room, a outdoor pool, private beach area and stunning terrace. View hotel website.
HÔTEL BELLES RIVES
During the 1920s, F. Scott Fitzgerald made his home along Cap d’Antibes in a seaside villa now known as Hotel Belles Rives. This hotel was also the prime location for Alfred Hitchcock’s To Catch a Thief and continues to pay homage to lady Grace Kelly with a namesake suite. Relax on the private beach or over cocktails in the swanky Fitzgerald Bar, with its grand piano and leopard-print chairs. View hotel website.