Cannes, just a few reasons to come visit us!

img_567a966c75a167_89527585-2Welcome to Cannes, the jewel of the Riviera.  Cannes and its surrounding areas are full of just about every activity you could desire during your time at the villa,

below are just a few highlights.  Should you need any additional information on these or any other plans please contact the villa staff.

Nightlife

The South of France is renowned for its nightlife, especially here in Cannes.

3.14 roof – This stunning and unique hotel’s roof top offers a variety of incredible nights from Jazz nights. to “Silent” nightclubs to a more

traditional dancing scene. Check with the villa’s staff to find out whats going on tonight.
Baoli – Cannes definitive nightclub, located on the beach and totally stunning. The Baoli also has an excellent restaurant if you want to enjoy some food before dancing the night away.
Les Marches – Located above the Palais des Festival in the heart of Cannes; great music, modern deco and views over the port.
La Chunga – Small but very trendy bar that turns into a hot spot for late night dancing, located right in the heart of Cannes.
Gotha Club – Only open in the summer, located in the old port of Cannes with incredible views over the bay of Cannes

Bar

Cannes maybe small but its incredible diverse on the bar scene and there is really something for everyone from gorgeous wine bars, beach bars to the traditional English pub.

Le 360 @ the Sofitel – If the view tops the list of requirements for a good place to relax than the 360 shouldn’t be missed, located on the roof the Sofitel at the

top of the Croisette/Port the bar on the roof terrace offers a truly stunning, panoramic view over Cannes.
Cave Riviera – This incredible wine bar’s staff can guide you on a journey though the best wines available or just enjoy a glass of their delicious house and the summer breeze.
La Folie Douce by the Majestic – Incredible lounge bar located on the Beach of the Majestic with cocktails, wine, food and loungers that will make you want to never leave.
Carre d’Or – Cannes’s “hot spot” located right in the heart of the city the Carre d’Or is a condensed block of bars, late night bars/dancing and restaraunts
The Cotton Club – For all of you jazz lovers, The Cotton Club is the best spot that Cannes has to offer
Le Bar a Vin – Another of Cannes incredible wine bars
Morrisons – Cannes definitive English pub
The Quay’s– Cannes definitive Irish pub

Places to eat

Cannes offers its guests not only stunning views and the warm summer sun but also an incredible selection of restaurants for every palette

The Colombe d’Or – Located in St Paul de Vence, 45 mins from Cannes but no trip to the South of France would be complete without a lunch/dinner at the Colombe.
Le Jardin – A local favourite and in “secret” and stunning location this simple restaurant offers some of the best steaks, fish and grilled food around.
La Libera – Small Italian restaurant located just off the Croisette with food delivered every morning from Italy; the food here never fails to impress
Le Manoir –  Located in the gorgeous “Suquet” part of Old Cannes this typically Mediterranean restaurant offers excellent food from the region.
La Palme d’Or – The gastronomic, Michelin starred restaurant of the Martinez Hotel, on the Croisette in Cannes.
Bobo – Small French bistro, located in the heart of Cannes offering some of the most delicious food around.
Fouquets – The incredible fine dining restaurant of the Majestic Hotel on the Croisette in Cannes.
Le Table du Chef – Small and elegant, once of Cannes most sought after places to eat.
Le Tube – Trendy and lively atmosphere at this amazing eatery in the heart of Cannes.
Astoux et Brun – Located on the port of Cannes, our most famous sea food restaurant.

Kids

Of course Cannes’ beaches are a favourite for the little ones but there are also a host of additional activities to keep them (and parents!) occupied

Bois de Lutin / Village des Foux – Located 30 mins from Cannes this enormous adventure “playground” is plsit into various

sections for varying ages and is one of the most enjoyable days out for kids and adults alike. Ages from 3 up.
Salto Trampoline Park – Located 10 mins from Cannes this huge trampoline park is the perfect day out for kids of any age.

Reservations are a good idea as they keep numbers limited to avoid the center getting over crowded.  Ages from 3 and up
Circus Party – Soft Play – This new “soft play” center is located 10 mins from the heart of Cannes

and offers everything to keep you little ones occupied! From New born
Fun-Kart – Go Karting – One of the biggest Go-Krating courses in France this amazing

center of located 25 mins from Cannes.  Ages from 7 up

Shopping

Cannes is one of the most exclusive regions of Southern Europe which means that the crème of the fashion world has their stores here. A few of the shopping highlights of Cannes:

Rolex Official Dealer, Louis Julian et Fils  71 Rue d’Antibes
Van Cleef and Arpels – 17 La Croisette
Giorgio Armani – 42 La Croisette
Louis Vuitton – 22 La Croisette
Jimmy Choo – 65 La Croisette
Ferragamo – 40 La Croisette
Cartier – 57 La Croisette
Prada – 10 La Croisette
Gucci – 11 La Croisette
Chanel – 5 La Croisette
Dior – 7 La Croisette

Destinations

Cannes unique located in the heart of Southern Europe means it’s also on the doorstep to come of the other amazing locations, below are a few ideas of places to visit all within driving distance of Cannes

Corsica, France – 4h by ferry
Monte Carlo, Monaco – 1h
Zurich, Switzerland – 6h
San Remo, Italy – 1h20
Barcelona, Spain – 6h
Portifino, Italy – 3h
Florence, Italy – 5h
Venice, Italy – 7h
Rome, Italy – 7h
Andorra – 7h
Geneva – 5h

Recreation, Events

Cycling – The region around Cannes has some of the most celebrated rides in all of Europe, not only are they their to push the boundaries

of every rider but they are also soaked in cycling history which is why several of the Tour de Frnace teams are locally based including the #1

ranked Team Sky A few of the legendary and local rides include the Col de Vence, Col de Madone, Col de la Bonnette and the Mont Ventoux to name a few.

Casinos – Cannes has 2 Casinos located at either end of the Croisette, one next to the Palais des Festival and the other at Palm Beach. Both

offer all types of gambling from slot machines to high stakes poker.  Of course The Grand Casino de Monte Carlo awaits you just 1 hour from Cannes

Fire works –  Throughout the summer Cannes host the International Fireworks competition which means once a week you will be treated to this stunning display

Formula 1 – If you prefer more octane in your sports, Monte Carlo which is just 1 hour from the villa hosts the most prestigious Formula 1

race of the year every May (please check with the villa staff on the exact date was it changes slightly every year)

Golf – The Cote d’Azur’s warm climate makes is the ideal spot for some of the most stuning golf course around including:

Royal Mougins, Terre Blanche, Saint Donnat, Saint Enderol Golf and Spa and The Golf de Monte Carlo

Yacht Rental – If you would like to take to the waters Cannes and its surrounding areas, Riviera Luxury Rentals along with its preferred yachting partners can find you the perfect yacht of any size and for any length of time.
Water Sports – Cannes warm and clear water is a mecca for water sports from Water Skiing to scuba diving!
Wine Tasting – Can be arranged in the Wine Cellar of your villa

Skiing – Cannes is totally unique in the world with the fact that you can ski and swim on the sameday if the mood takes you.

Europe’s best ski slopes are located within a short drive of Cannes door making the villa a perfect winter base.

Air travel can also be arranged to shorten travel times to and from the slopes of your choice.

Isola 2000  2h

Chamonix – 5h

Verbier – 5h

Val d’isere – 6h

Zermet  7h

 

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