Cote d'Azur Holidays

T he Cote d’Azur – or French Riviera – is comprised of a string of beautiful towns, beautiful beaches, and beautiful people on France’s Mediterranean coast. Nice is the largest city in the area, and an excellent base for exploring further, but Cannes, Monte Carlo and the famous town of St Tropez are equally appealing. Given its climate, beaches, and wonderful food, it is no surprise that the Côte d’Azur has been a magnet for the rich and famous for nearly two hundred years. It has also been popular with artists such as Cézanne, Matisse and Picasso and the area is easily accessible by train.

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Our Recommended Hotels in the Cote d'Azur

Hotel Ellington

This boutique hotel is located in the centre of Nice, within walking distance of the Old Town and the Promenade des Anglais. The hotel is themed around the jazz era of Duke Ellington, with a popular bar called Duke Bar & Lounge, featuring an outdoor terrace. There is also a private beach, just 10 minutes’ walk away.

Excelsior Hotel

Close to both the city centre and the famous Promenade des Anglais, the Hotel Excelsior is the perfect base for your stay in Nice. Individually styled rooms with free Wi-Fi, a minibar, safe and a large, comfortable bed are your sanctuary from the Mediterranean sun, whilst a charming courtyard bar is the perfect place for a nightcap.

Hotel Le Canberra

Hotel Le Canberra is situated on the Rue d’Antibes in the centre of Cannes, 5 minutes’ walk from the beach. Facilities at the hotel include a heated outdoor pool and sun terrace, a bar and a restaurant, Le Café Blanc, serving Mediterranean dishes. The bedrooms are soundproofed, with complimentary wi-fi access and air-conditioning.

Hotel Splendid

The Splendid Hotel has an idyllic location, overlooking the yacht-filled harbour and metres from Cannes’ beaches and famous promenade. Rooms are air-conditioned and come with both a safe and a minibar as well as free Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV. Breakfast can be enjoyed on the sun terrace whilst the hotel also offers access to a private beach for residents.

Napoléon Hotel

Located on the seafront in Menton, the Hotel Napoléon is a modern hotel decorated in a Jean Cocteau themed style. All bedrooms are equipped with air-conditioning, flat screen TVs and tea & coffee making facilities. There’s also an outdoor swimming pool and a 24-hour bar.

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Best Western Astoria

The Best Western Astoria Hotel is located in the centre of Juan les Pins, an easy walk from the beach and the train station. Bedrooms are classically furnished with air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi access. There is also a 24-hour reception and an on-site bar where you can enjoy a drink at the end of the day.

Palais de la Méditerranée

Featuring a stunning Art Deco façade, the Hyatt Regency Palais de la Méditerranée epitomises the glamour of the French Riviera. Spacious modern bedrooms overlook the city, the outdoor pool or the Mediterranean. Guests can also admire the sea views from the hotel’s restaurant, which opens out onto a an outdoor terrace during the summer months. The hotel also has a fitness centre and indoor swimming pool.


Intercontinental Carlton

Built in 1911, the Intercontinental Carlton is a long-standing landmark of Cannes’ famous Boulevard de la Croisette. Along with 343 elegantly furnished bedrooms, the hotel also boasts a private beach, two restaurants and two bars. A classic choice on the Cote d’Azur.

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