7 Stunning Beaches Spots on the Côte D'Azur

Paloma Beach | Courtesy of the Paloma Beach
Paloma Beach | Courtesy of the Paloma Beach
Photo of Mariya Bondareva
17 July 2017

A cornucopia of the most glamorous beach clubs and cafes, the stretches of the Côte d’Azur coastline long ago developed into the world’s most exclusive and densely populated summer destination. For all you curious beachgoers, here we select the most sophisticated getaways along this seaside stretch, where you’ll be able to sample delicious food and forget the crowds.

Paloma Beach, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat

Named after Paloma Picasso, and beloved by Pablo himself, exclusive Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat’s best hidden beach is a pure summer treasure. The beach club situated here is known for its signature creamy-white design, mouthwatering dishes from the Mediterranean and for offering a perfect lazy afternoon. Stop in the middle of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat for an unforgettable experience and your new best Instagram story.

Paloma Beach | © Courtecy of the Paloma Beach

Paloma Beach | Courtesy of Paloma Beach

Plage Pampelonne, St Tropez

A destination of the international jet set, Saint Tropez’s magical corner of the Côte d’Azur enables you to catch a tan and take a dip in style. For relaxing, undoubtedly choose its Plage de Pampelonne; it has two great beach clubs right next door to each other – paradise-like Cabane Bambou, a mixture of restaurant, bar and beach boutique, and the unmissable Club Les Palmiers, for which booking in advance is advised. These resorts will be sure to offer a warm welcome to weary travellers.

Cabane Bambou | ©Marc de Delley/ Flickr
Les Palmiers | ©Karel/ Flickr

Plage Keller, Bay of la Garoupe, Cap d’Antibes

An elite and sophisticated beach club with a strong reputation due to the fact that during the Jazz Age period, Fitzgerald and Hemingway here enjoyed bathing and beach parties with other famous cosmopolitans. This history’s given a timeless holiday feel to La Garoupe, where people now come for the restaurant Le César’s seafront terrace and gourmet food.

Plage Keller/Restaurant Le César, 1035 Chemin de la Garoupe, 06160 Antibes Juan les Pins, France, +33 4 93 61 28 23

Larvotto Beach, Monaco

A peaceful haven hidden behind all the party venues, casino playgrounds and Monaco’s Grand Prix circuit, Larvotto beach is where locals have lunches with their family and friends. When in Larvotto, visit La Note Bleue for the fusion food, cosy atmosphere and jazz bar. The seafront club is open from the early morning until evening, meaning everybody can enjoy the best Monaco has to offer.

La Note Bleue, Av. Princesse Grace, 98000 Monaco, +377 93 50 05 02

"La Note Bleu" | © Mariya Bondareva

La Note Bleu | © Mariya Bondareva

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