The French Riviera is abundant with beautiful coastline and stunning white beaches. With so many beautiful places to spend the day relaxing in the sun, we have created a list of the top private beaches to enjoy on your visit to the Cote d’Azur.
Carlton Beach Club, Cannes
One of the most famous and sought after private beaches in the South of France, Carlton inter-continental beach in Cannes is high on the ‘must see’ list. Part of the prestigious Carlton Intercontinental Hotel, the Carlton beach club the perfect choice for spending an afternoon relaxing in maximum comfort. Relax under their lovely white and yellow striped parasols on the beautifully groomed sand or book a deck chair on the iconic Carlton pier – This is definitely place to be seen! This beach is open from 1st July until mid-October, visit their website to reserve a sunbed, recommended in advance for a place on the pier.
Les Pecheurs Beach Club, Juan Les Pins
For a quieter, calmer setting to help you unwind in the sunshine; Les Pecheurs in Juan Les Pins in the perfect spot. On the grounds of a 5* hotel, this private beach boast beautiful uninterrupted views over the Lerins islands and the Esterel Mountains. As well as lounging under the parasols and swimming in the sea; you can also indulge in beauty treatments and massages in their ‘Wellness tent’. This beach is open from April until October, visit the Cap d’Antibes Beach hotel website to reserve your lounger and beauty treatments in advance.
Le Plage Barriere Le Majestic, Cannes
Open all year round, this is a fantastic choice for a day on the beach in June or a special lunch on the beach in November! Le Plage Barrier has the perfect location across the road from the ultra-lux Majestic Hotel in Cannes, on the famous La Croisette and just a few minutes’ walk from the Palais des Festivals. Le Plage Barriere boasts wonderful views out to the Lerin islands, the largest jetty on La Croisette, a large array of watersports, incredible food and glamourous music events in the evening. It’s easy to see why the the Plage Barriere is such a popular, upmarket private beach! It is also popular with famous faces and filmmakers during Cannes Film Festival so this is the best location to people watch and ‘be seen’ whilst you enjoy a relaxing, luxury day at the beach.
Le Provencal, Juan Les Pins
Just a few steps away from the vibrant heart of the seaside town of Juan les Pins; treat yourself to a day at the fabulous Le Provencal. The white sandy beach enjoys panoramic views of the Bay of Juan les Pins and Golfe Juan and is provides a perfect balance between lively and relaxing atmosphere with its comfy sun loungers, live DJs and a fabulous restaurant (we highly recommend a pudding!). Visit their website here for more information and to book a table at the restaurant or private loungers on the beach.
Plage Beau Rivage, Nice
Plage Beau Rivage is situated on famous Promenade Des Anglais coastal strip of the beautiful town of Nice. It is also arguably the most fashionable and chic private beaches on the Nice coast. The beach itself is split into two areas: L’Espace Tendance which is a cool beach lounge and bar with music, and the L’Espace Zen which is an elegant and calm setting for tranquillity. Relax under crisp white umbrellas and beautiful decking before having a delicious lunch at the restaurant. Plage Beau Rivage also hold some great parties with DJ sets throughout the summer. Plage Beau Rivage is open from May to October, book online here.
Our South of France specialists can arrange any private beach reservations, luxury beach parties and restaurant reservations in advance alongside your villa booking. Get in touch today to start planning your perfect villa and holiday activities for a truly unforgettable stay in the South of France.