Le Cap d'Antibes, the southern peninsula of Antibes, France, is one of the most famous resorts on the Cote d'Azur, Riviera. Ideally situated between Cannes and Nice, the Cap d'Antibes is a stunning place to stay, kept safe from the grip of development by its national park status, and made famous by pictures of the 'Eden Roc' hotel on the end of the Cap.
All along the Cap d'Antibes are a host of glorious cove beaches to enjoy, away from the more tourist orientated beaches of the Cote d'Azur. Among the finest places to set your towel for a lazy day in the sun include Jonquet Cove and Garoupe Beach. One of the best ways to explore upon your arrival at a Cap d'Antibes rental property is to walk the coastal path. The full walk takes many hours, but is well worth the effort as there are many beautiful sights to take in.
The beach life on the Cap d'Antibes is second to none. There are beaches to suit all types, from the tourist orientated, facility rich beaches of towards Antibes to the secluded naturist beaches found further around the Cap.
The 18th Century watchtower at Grillon is a great place to visit from a Cap d'Antibes villa. Not only does the Grillon Tower boast magnificent views over the coastline, especially at sunset, but it also holds a fascinating museum devoted to Napoleon. The other town which can be seen on the Cap d'Antibes is the famous Faux-Argent Lighthouse, which is certain to cause arguments during you visit as no one can ever agree on the colour of the beam, which seems to change between blue, green and silver. At various points around the Cap d'Antibes are some fascinating points of interest, including the ancient chapel of Notre Damn de Bon Port which contains some amazing artefacts from the middle ages.
The historic town of Antibes itself is a remarkable town. Not only is Antibes the home of many famous sights and attractions, including the Picasso Museum, but it is also the party capital of the French Riviera. Antibes is also a wonderful city for shopping, as the streets are filled with many fashionable boutiques and local skills are still proudly and skilfully maintained.
During the summer months, Cap d'Antibes accommodation is in very high demand due to the glorious weather conditions. Temperatures reach up to 38?C on a daily basis, and rain is almost unheard of between June and the end of August.
easyJet provide a range of cheap flights to Nice International Airport (NCE), which is the closest airport to any accommodation on the Cap d'Antibes. Being located within 25km of the airport means that a Cap d'Antibes holiday rental can be reached in just a few hours of leaving home, and there are many car rental companies located in the airport itself.