Antibes is an ancient fort town in South of France with a long history, art and culture. Nestled desirably between Cannes and Nice, Cap d’ Antibes offers a unique charm amongst glittering hot spots, colourful markets and chic boutiques.
Years ago a small fishing village ,the main port in Antibes known as Port Vauban is one of the biggest pleasure ports in Europe accommodating superyachts up to 100m.
Renowned amongst the yacht set for its marina, the flow of boats attracted to the picturesque coastline adds to Antibes international atmosphere.Filled with a spectacular showing of the world’s most magnificent superyachts, it has emerged as a hot spot for yacht charters.
Boasting a reputation for the best beaches along the Côte d’Azur, from the quiet and charming pebble beach La Fontonne to the delightfully pretty Garoupe Beach, Cap d’Antibes tranquil beauty is exclusively protected. The larger beaches of Juan les Pins are more built up with modern resorts, casinos, restaurants and buzzing nightlife. Moreover, this destiniation allows you to enjoy various water sports including the most popular ones: scuba diving, Jet skiing, windsurfing, kayaking and many others!
Stroll through the stone bastions of the town and discover the evocative Picasso museum that occupies the former Chateau Grimaldi where the artist lived briefly in 1946. From here you can wander through the maze of narrow streets to the Cours Masséna market, where delicious local produce such as olives, cheese, tapenade and the wonderful charcuterie brought in by Corsican traders can be found.
Sandy beaches, dozens of museums, fabulous gardens, cultural centres and elegant marinas make this part of the southern French coastline a magnet those looking for a location that is unrivalled for its beauty, quality and charm!