Where to stay around Menton?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,385 holiday lettings near Menton. From 922 apartments to 163 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Menton is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Menton?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Menton:

  • Old Town: 1,505 holiday homes
  • Port of Nice: 1,541 holiday homes
  • Carre d'Or: 1,643 holiday homes
  • Mont Boron: 932 holiday homes
  • Gambetta: 1,175 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Menton?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Menton. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Palais Carnoles: 5,463 holiday lettings
  • Menton-Garavan Station: 4,861 holiday lettings
  • Jean Cocteau Museum: 5,068 holiday lettings
  • Menton (XMT-Menton Train Station): 5,353 holiday lettings
  • Lucien Barriere Casino: 5,285 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Menton listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Menton?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 922 apartments in Menton. Our other popular types of Menton holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 163 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 150 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 15 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Menton?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 425 holiday homes with pool available in Menton. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a apartment in Menton your home away from home

    Menton holiday apartments are sited right on the French border with Italy, in a town often known as the 'Pearl of France'. Most of the Cote d'Azur has the Alps as a backdrop, but around Menton, the southern Alps tumble directly into the sea. Menton holiday rental are part of a historical fishing town, now grown into a popular tourist resort. It's steeped in history with a couple of fascinating museums to explore, as well as some pretty palm-lined beaches to enjoy. Menton accommodation is also handy for the French and Italian Alps, and activities such as skiing, hiking or climbing.

    Nearly all self caterings in Menton is convenient for sunbathing and swimming at the beach, and playing tennis or golf – and for those who don't like sand and surf, most offer access to a private pool. Nearly all have fully equipped kitchens for self-catering holidays (and making the most of that delicious local produce), and many have gardens, BBQ areas and onsite parking.

    Things to do

    Outdoor pursuits: With the mountains right by the sea, there's a tremendous choice of Alpine pursuits and watersports to enjoy right on the doorstep of Menton holiday rentals. The fishing industry has given way to marinas, a sailing school, and the usual equipment hire outlets, though fishing itself is a popular activity for tourists.

    Beaches: The seafront of Menton is beach, almost all the way to Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, where HomeAway has a further range of holiday homes. Bordered by attractive boulevards, there is plenty of space for families. The atmosphere is relaxed and kid friendly, compared to more exclusive stretches of the Cote d'Azur, and catered to by a variety of beach clubs.

    Nightlife: The chic and affluent Monaco and Monte Carlo are just a few miles to the southwest, so those with a taste for the finer things in life have a tremendous opportunity to indulge themselves. For a quieter time, Menton has its own discerning choice of casinos, restaurants and bars to enjoy, centreing on La Place aux Herbes.

    Shopping: Menton has a historic covered market that opens every day from 5am to 1pm (5.30am in the winter). There's also a fruit and flower market. Antique traders set up stalls next to the main market on Fridays, and a flea market takes place every Saturday.

    Culture: The Basilica of Saint-Michel-Archange dominates the town, featuring 17th-century architecture and attracting 100,000 visitors a year. Menton is also famous for its subtropical gardens, especially the Jardin Serre de la Madone and Jardin Botanique Exotique de Menton, which are both the product of British influence during the 19th century. Museums of note include the Bastion and Jean Cocteau Museums.

    Weather in Menton

    Menton's Alpine wall shelters the town from the northwesterly Mistral wind, creating a warmer microclimate ideal for citrus growing, and ensuring even the winters are suitable for beach holidays. Summer highs average in the 29°C, while winter's highs hover around the mid-teens.

    Travel to Menton

    Nice Cote d'Azur Airport is 22 miles away, which can be traversed via train or bus if needed. Nice has the second-busiest airport in France, so all the major carriers fly here, including a comprehensive range of budget operators. The south of France is driveable from the UK, too, taking only a couple of days if the starting point is the southeast of England. The trip is also amply doable on the train; with good connections. it's possible to get from London to Nice in around nine hours.

    Activities and attractions in and around Menton

    Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Menton a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Monte Carlo Golf Club (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
    • Monte Carlo Formula 1 Track (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
    • Monaco Heliport (5.6 mi / 9 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Menton

    Menton is famous for its beautiful ocean views and beautiful gardens. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Menton. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Exotic Garden (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
    • Castle Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
    • Fontana Rosa (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Hanbury Botanic Gardens (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Le Calandre Beach (4.4 mi / 7 km)
    • Japanese Garden (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)