Sun. Sea. Rosé and sea food - The French Art de vivre and gourmandises are the must of every single person on the Riviera during the summer!
Spending the day at a private beach is one of the genuine French Riviera experiences.The Riviera welcomes thousands of tourists every year. The summer here is hot, sparkling and glamorous, whether you are spending your days on the beach, enjoying the marvelous Mediterranean turquoise sea, or you are glowing in the vibrant night life.
Every village has its own fragrance and style, the beaches are various on the Cote d'Azur and satisfy even the most pretentious clientele.
The private beaches open in the end of May and close late September. The number of people on the Cote d'Azur reach thousands daily, so it is advisable to reserve in advance.
Realfrenchriviera selected a few of the French Riviera places to go this summer. Here is our insight:
Nice, the capital of the French Riviera offers probably the most amazing sea colour in the South of France.The water is crystal-clear, light turquoise slowly converting as you dive toward the deep to dark blue. All along the Promenade des Anglais you have private beaches with tasty food and great service.The pebbles might seem a challenge, but a challenge that is obscured by the quality of the water - fresh and limpid.
For those who prefer the sandy beaches - Cannes would be the place to go. The water here is slightly warmer than in Nice and the numerous private beaches satisfy a chic clientele. A few names in Cannes : Baoli Plage, Martinez Beach Z Plage, Majestic Beach etc.Don't miss the chance to stay around in a beach restaurant in Cannes during the Firework Festival in July and August - an unforgettable performance will be offered to you!
The famous Saint Tropez, spotlighted by Bridgitte Bardot, is sleepless during the months of August and July. Private beaches like Nikki Beach Club , or Club 55 attract the jet setters with their parties,champagne à volonté, good fun and fine service every year.
Saint Jean Cap Ferrat and Beaulieu on the other hand, are peaceful and serene, aiming to satisfy those who have a predilection for calm and zen time spending.
The famous Paloma Beach or Plage de Passable in Cap Ferrat, with warm, calm water and sandy beaches attract those who want to enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the sun.
The Hotel Royal Riviera in Beaulieu has a magnificent pool where you can enjoy life, bathed in sun and green scenery, or go to Zelo's Beach for a bath in the sea.
Monte Carlo Beach Club is a well known place, with Olympic-sized heated seawater pool, beautiful breathtaking views and exquisite services. Just next to it, you will find the famous Sea Lounge where you can dive into the compelling sunset parties.
The Larvotto beaches in Monaco are amazing to spend a lazy Sunday, with good service and good food, warm water and in short distance from the center of Monte Carlo for shopping.
Wild nature scenery with a dark blue water - this is La reserve de la Mala in Cap d'Ail, a small curve hidden by mountain cliffs, in a serene location, where a lot of clients arrive by yachts.
Plage Keller in Cap d'Antibes features classic and stylish vibes, emerald water and dinner in the sand.
And if you are in the area, you should stop for a genuine bouillabaisse at the Tetou in Golf Juan.
And of course, sun can be enjoyed in the water. Book a yacht for the day and spend it in the sea, with champagne and spectacular views on the coast !
This list that can go and on... The French Riviera is an amazing place, full of glamour and chic, but also full of wild isolated beaches, a place with fine service and also solitary inlets, hidden between the cliffs and the Mediterranean vegetation. A variety that can insure every one will find his own peace of heaven in this Paradise!Go Back