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Luxury hotels in French Riviera

A curated list of 5-star luxury hotels and resorts

Tomas Mazowski A list by Tomas Mazowski. This guide was last updated in May 2024.

Hey! When I travel I love to stay at luxurious hotels - especially the kind of places that offer over the top extras and really spoil their guests with great service, nice spas, awesome restaurants and beautiful views. What more can you want? To save some time, I've put together this list of my favourite 5-star hotels and resorts in French Riviera. I hope you will like it!

  • 1 MUSE Saint Tropez - Small Luxury Hotels of the World Saint-Tropez, France

    MUSE Saint Tropez - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

    ***** Hotel. Muse Saint Tropez/Ramatuelle is a luxury hotel with elegant decor, an Eco-friendly garden, massage area and swimming pool. Suites are spacious (from 30sqm to 110sqm). Some have a balcony while others have a terrace. Show full description Guest review score 9.5

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  • 2 The Maybourne Riviera Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France

    The Maybourne Riviera

    ***** Hotel. Set in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, 2 km from Golfe Bleu Beach, The Maybourne Riviera offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Each accommodation at the 5-star hotel has sea views, and guests can enjoy access to a terrace and to a sauna. The accommodation features room service, a 24-hour front desk and currency exchange for guests. Show full description Guest review score 9.7, rooms from around 695 EUR.

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  • 3 Lily of the Valley La Croix-Valmer, France

    Lily of the Valley

    ***** Hotel. Set in La Croix-Valmer, 1.3 km from Plage de Gigaro, Lily of the Valley offers accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. 1.6 km from Calanque d'Aiguebonne and 1.6 km from Plage Heraclee, the property provides a restaurant and a bar. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. The units in Lily of the Valley are equipped with free toiletries and an iPad. A à la carte, continental or American breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire is available at this 5-star hotel. Plage de l'Ilot du Crocodile is 1.7 km from the accommodation, while Saint-Raphaël Valescure Train Station is 46 km away. The nearest airport is Toulon - Hyeres Airport, 49 km from Lily of the Valley. Guest review score 9.4, rooms from around 468 EUR.

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  • 4 Hotel Lou Pinet Saint-Tropez, France

    Hotel Lou Pinet

    ***** Hotel. Hotel Lou Pinet in Saint-Tropez has 5-star accommodation with a garden, a bar and a terrace. Boasting a 24-hour front desk, this property also has a restaurant and a seasonal outdoor pool. The accommodation features room service, a concierge service and currency exchange for guests. Show full description Guest review score 9.1

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  • 5 Anantara Plaza Nice Hotel - A Leading Hotel of the World Nice, France

    Anantara Plaza Nice Hotel - A Leading Hotel of the World

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Nice. Ideally set in Nice, Anantara Plaza Nice Hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, a fitness centre, free WiFi and a terrace. This 5-star hotel offers room service and a 24-hour front desk. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around 472 EUR.

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  • 6 Hôtel Villa Marie Saint Tropez Saint-Tropez, France

    Hôtel Villa Marie Saint Tropez

    ***** Hotel. Hôtel Villa Marie Saint Tropez is located on the French Riviera overlooking the Bay of Pampelonne. It offers a free shuttle to St. Tropez and has an outdoor pool and sunbathing terrace. Show full description Guest review score 8.9

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  • 7 Hôtel Martinez, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Cannes, France

    Hôtel Martinez, in The Unbound Collection by Hyatt

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Cannes. Located on the famous La Croisette Boulevard in Cannes, Hotel Martinez - in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt is a 5-star hotel featuring a private beach, which is accessible for an extra charge. Guests can enjoy a meal in one of the onsite restaurants or a drink at the Martinez bar. Show full description Guest review score 8.8, rooms from around 229 EUR.

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  • 8 Les Roches Rouges, a Beaumier hotel Saint-Raphaël, France

    Les Roches Rouges, a Beaumier hotel

    ***** Hotel. Les Roches Rouges, a Beaumier hotel is a 5-star hotel offering direct access to the sea, 2 swimming pools including a natural seawater pool, a Mediterranean garden and 2 restaurants. Free WiFi is available throughout. It is an 8-minute drive from the Saint Raphaël town centre. Show full description Guest review score 8.7

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  • 9 Monte-Carlo Beach Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France

    Monte-Carlo Beach

    ***** Hotel. Facing the Mediterranean and offering direct access to a private beach, Monte-Carlo Beach is a luxurious 5-star hotel 500 metres from the border of Monaco. Guests are free to relax on the poolside terrace or in the wellness centre. A private balcony with sea views features in each uniquely and elegantly decorated room and suite. Show full description Guest review score 8.6

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  • 10 Hôtel le Touring Saint-Raphaël, France

    Hôtel le Touring

    ***** Hotel. Facing the beachfront, Hôtel le Touring offers 5-star accommodation in Saint-Raphaël and features a fitness centre, terrace and restaurant. This 5-star hotel offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. Guests can have a drink at the bar. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around 192 EUR.

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  • 11 Hôtel Juana Juan-les-Pins, France

    Hôtel Juana

    ***** Hotel. Listed as a historic monument, this 5-star hotel is located in Juan-les-Pins, 260 metres from Belles Rives Beach. It features an outdoor swimming pool with solarium, a fitness centre and a sauna. A flat-screen TV, minibar and free WiFi access are just some of the facilities in the air-conditioned rooms. Show full description Guest review score 8.0

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  • 12 JW Marriott Cannes Cannes, France

    JW Marriott Cannes

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Cannes. The JW Marriott Cannes welcomes you to Cannes, on the Boulevard de la Croisette, just 50 meters from the beach. This 5-star hotel offers a rooftop pool, a private partner beach, a casino and a shopping mall. Show full description Guest review score 7.7, rooms from around 249 EUR.

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  • 13 Hotel Imperial Garoupe Antibes, France

    Hotel Imperial Garoupe

    ***** Hotel. Situated on Cap d'Antibes, the Mediterranean-style Hotel Imperial Garoupe features an outdoor swimming pool. This 5-star hotel offers rooms and suites that open to a balcony or terrace with garden views. Free WiFi is available throughout. Show full description

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  • 14 Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo Monte Carlo, France

    Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Monte Carlo. Set in a building dating from 1864 in Monte Carlo, Hôtel de Paris has a wine cellar and is located next to the Casino de Monaco. It features an American-style piano bar and 2 restaurants with views of the famous Place du Casino. Show full description Guest review score 9.5, rooms from around 829 EUR.

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  • 15 Château de la Messardière Saint-Tropez, France

    Château de la Messardière

    ***** Hotel. Château de la Messardière is 19th-century château set on the hillside. It offers panoramic views of Saint-Tropez Bay, Ramatuelle vineyards and Pampelonne beaches. It has a 1200 m² spa, as well as a fitness centre, pool, hot tub and steam baths. Show full description Guest review score 9.3

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  • 16 Domaine du Mas De Pierre Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France

    Domaine du Mas De Pierre

    ***** Hotel. Set amidst olive trees and gardens on the hills of Saint-Paul de Vence, Domaine du Mas De Pierre offers 3 swimming pools and a 2000 m² wellness centre including a herbal sauna, a salt sauna and an ice cave. All accommodation types at Le Mas De Pierre feature an a balcony or terrace, a flats-screen TV and a private bathroom with a bath or shower and Fragonard toiletries. The propery includes a snack bar and a gourmet restaurant serving fresh and seasonal products. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around 215 EUR.

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  • 17 La Villa Mauresque Saint-Raphaël, France

    La Villa Mauresque

    ***** Hotel. La Villa Mauresque is a hotel located right on the seafront with far-reaching views of the Gulf of St Tropez. Guests can enjoy free access to the hotel’s swimming pool, seafront spa with hot tub, sauna, beach and boathouse with sailing equipment. Free WiFi access is provided in all guest rooms. Show full description Guest review score 9.3

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  • 18 Villa Cosy, hotel & spa Saint-Tropez, France

    Villa Cosy, hotel & spa

    ***** Hotel. Just a 5-minute walk from Saint-Tropez centre and Place des Lices is Villa Cosy. It offers contemporary rooms in a villa-style setting and a heated outdoor swimming pool. An LCD TV and free Wi-Fi access feature in all of the rooms and suites at Cosy. Show full description Guest review score 9.3, rooms from around 366 EUR.

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  • 19 Althoff Hotel Villa Belrose Saint-Tropez, France

    Althoff Hotel Villa Belrose

    ***** Hotel. Althoff Hotel Villa Belrose is located on the hills of the Côte d’Azur, just a 5-minute drive from Saint Tropez and offers panoramic views of the bay and the French Riviera’s coastline. Guests can enjoy a gourmet cuisine, including fresh local products, in the fine dining restaurant "club l'indochine". The air-conditioned guestrooms have each private terraces and most of them offer sea views over the bay. Show full description Guest review score 9.2

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  • 20 Hotel Le Negresco Nice, France

    Hotel Le Negresco

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Nice. Hotel Le Negresco, overlooks the beach and the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Free Wifi access is provided and there is an on-site fitness centre. Show full description Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around 886 EUR.

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  • 21 Five Seas Hotel Cannes, France

    Five Seas Hotel

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Cannes. Located 100 metres from the sandy beaches of la Croisette and the Palais des Festivals, Five Seas Hotel offers spacious rooms and suites. It features a roof-top terrace with a 13-metre outdoor swimming pool and a lounge bar. Show full description Guest review score 9.1, rooms from around 180 EUR.

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  • 22 Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo Monte Carlo, France

    Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Monte Carlo. Set in a palace in Monaco listed as an historic monument, Hôtel Hermitage is a luxurious five-star hotel featuring Belle-Époque décor just 200 metres from Monte-Carlo Casino. It features a winter garden and guests can access the 7,000 m² spa. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around 446 EUR.

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  • 23 Sezz Saint-Tropez Saint-Tropez, France

    Sezz Saint-Tropez

    ***** Hotel. Boasting a modern outdoor swimming pool, Sezz Saint-Tropez is a 5-star design hotel is located 200 metres from Saint-Tropez’s beach and a 5-minute drive from the town centre. There is also a spa with a hammam. The luxury guest rooms at Sezz Saint-Tropez feature curved ceilings and large windows leading onto a private patio. Show full description Guest review score 9.0

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  • 24 Chateau Eza Èze, France

    Chateau Eza

    ***** Hotel. This hotel is a converted chateau in the medieval and pedestrian village of Eze. It offers rooms with a view of the Mediterranean Sea and a gastronomic restaurant. Rooms and suites at Chateau Eza are air-conditioned and uniquely decorated in a Louis XIII style. Show full description Guest review score 8.9, rooms from around 223 EUR.

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  • 25 Hotel la Ponche Saint-Tropez, France

    Hotel la Ponche

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Saint-Tropez. Located in the heart of St Tropez, this 5 star hotel has been entirely refurbished in winter 2020. It offers luxurious rooms with views over the sea and the city, a bar and restaurant. Show full description Guest review score 8.9

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  • 26 Le Yaca Saint-Tropez Saint-Tropez, France

    Le Yaca Saint-Tropez

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Saint-Tropez. Located at the foot of the Citadelle and featuring the interior courtyard with the garden, Le Yaca Saint-Tropez offers hotel accommodation in Saint-Tropez. Guests can enjoy the open air swimming pool, set in a flowery garden. Show full description Guest review score 8.8

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  • 27 Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo - The Leading Hotels of the World Monte Carlo, France

    Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo - The Leading Hotels of the World

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Monte Carlo. Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo is located in the Carré d'Or in Monaco, less than 100 metres from the luxury boutiques and Casino Square. With a mix of classical and modern architecture, this hotel offers 125 rooms and suites decorated by interior designer Jacques Garcia. Show full description Guest review score 8.7, rooms from around 435 EUR.

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  • 28 Hôtel La Tartane Saint-Tropez Saint-Tropez, France

    Hôtel La Tartane Saint-Tropez

    ***** Hotel. Hôtel La Tartane Saint-Tropez is located in Saint Tropez between the beaches and the city centre. It offers rooms and suites with private terraces, flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. The outdoor swimming pool at Hôtel La Tartane Saint-Tropez is surrounded by sun beds, loungers and a hammock. Show full description Guest review score 8.7

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  • 29 Royal Riviera Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France

    Royal Riviera

    ***** Hotel. Perched on the peninsula of Cap-Ferrat and offering panoramic views of Provençal gardens and the Mediterranean, this five-star 94-room hotel provides the intimacy of a private villa with the luxury and glamour of a palace. Guests have free access to the private seasonal beach from mid-May to the end of September and to the heated pool, sauna, hammam and fitness room. Each air-conditioned room has a private bathroom stocked with free toiletries. Show full description Guest review score 8.6, rooms from around 269 EUR.

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  • 30 Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée Nice, France

    Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Nice. Set on the Promenade des Anglais, Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée is an art-deco style hotel featuring an on-site casino, an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, a hammam and a sauna. The terrace offers panoramic views of the Baie des Anges. Show full description Guest review score 8.5, rooms from around 585 EUR.

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  • 31 Hôtel de Paris Saint-Tropez Saint-Tropez, France

    Hôtel de Paris Saint-Tropez

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Saint-Tropez. Located in the centre of Saint-Tropez on the famous Place de la Gendarmerie and just a 2-minute walk from the harbour, Hôtel de Paris Saint-Tropez features a spa and a rooftop outdoor pool with a sun terrace. The decoration at this hotel is inspired by the 1960s and 1970s style. Show full description Guest review score 8.5

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  • 32 Hotel Le Saint Paul Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France

    Hotel Le Saint Paul

    ***** Hotel. This 5-star Hotel Le Saint Paul is located in the medieval village of Saint-Paul de Vence. It features free Wi-Fi in public areas and you can request a massage and beauty treatments in the well-being centre. The air-conditioned rooms at Hotel Le Saint-Paul are decorated in a unique style and equipped with satellite TV, a telephone and private bathroom. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around 259 EUR.

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  • 33 Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes Cannes, France

    Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Cannes. Offering views of the Mediterranean Sea, the Hôtel Barrière Le Majestic Cannes is located on famous La Croisette Boulevard in Cannes, 110 metres from the Palais des Festivals and the old port. It features an outdoor heated pool, a spa and a private beach. Show full description Guest review score 8.4, rooms from around 569 EUR.

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  • 34 Hôtel Belles Rives Juan-les-Pins, France

    Hôtel Belles Rives

    ***** Hotel. The Hôtel Belles Rives is situated right on the water front in the French Riviera town of Juan-les-Pins, 10 km from Cannes and 23 km from Nice. This authentic Art Deco palace offers air-conditioned rooms with a TV and a balcony. Guestrooms have Carrera marble bathrooms and some have views overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. Show full description Guest review score 8.4

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  • 35 Kube Saint-Tropez Saint-Tropez, France

    Kube Saint-Tropez

    ***** Hotel. The first luxury technological resort in St-Tropez, Kube Hotel Saint-Tropez is a mini resort. It offers a fitness room and treatment rooms and has 3 swimming pools, 2 of which are heated. Kube Hotel Saint-Tropez is surrounded by pinewoods and also offers panoramic views of the Gulf of Saint Tropez. Show full description Guest review score 8.4

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  • 36 La Bastide de Saint Tropez Saint-Tropez, France

    La Bastide de Saint Tropez

    ***** Hotel. La Bastide De Saint Tropez is a 10-minute walk from Saint Tropez town centre and the beach. It has an outdoor pool with sun loungers and offers free access to the OCCITANE Spa. Each of the air-conditioned rooms and suites has a classic décor. Show full description Guest review score 8.2

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  • 37 Boscolo Nice Hotel & Spa Nice, France

    Boscolo Nice Hotel & Spa

    ***** Hotel. Stay in the heart of Nice. Located in central Nice, this Belle Époque-style hotel features an indoor swimming pool. Guests have free access to the 500m² spa and fitness centre. Show full description Guest review score 8.0, rooms from around 518 EUR.

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  • 38 VILLA MIAMI Les Issambres, France

    VILLA MIAMI

    ***** Bed and Breakfast. Located in Les Issambres, VILLA MIAMI offers accommodation with a terrace or a balcony, free WiFi and flat-screen TV, as well as a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and a garden. A minibar and coffee machine are also provided. Guests at the bed and breakfast can enjoy a continental breakfast. Show full description Guest review score 9.7, rooms from around 250 EUR.

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  • 39 Suites de Prestige JACUZZI SAUNA HAMMAM PISCINE Mougins Cannes Grasse Mougins, France

    Suites de Prestige JACUZZI SAUNA HAMMAM PISCINE Mougins Cannes Grasse

    ***** Bed and Breakfast. Located in Mougins and only 13 km from Grasse, Suites de Prestige JACUZZI SAUNA HAMMAM PISCINE Mougins Cannes Grasse offers a hot tub, hammam, sauna and cinema room. The property offers a 7000 m2 park and a disco room. Free WiFi is provided and free private parking is available on site. Show full description Guest review score 9.2, rooms from around 194 EUR.

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  • 40 Cannes Villa St Barth Cannes, France

    Cannes Villa St Barth

    ***** Guest house. Located a 5-minute drive from the centre of Cannes in 2000m² of tropical gardens, this guest accommodation features an infinity pool, a hammam and a hot tub. It offers rooms with a teak deck patio and free Wi-Fi. There is a spa and wellness centre. Show full description Guest review score 9.0, rooms from around 212 EUR.

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  • 41 ABA LUXURY B E B Nice Nice, France

    ABA LUXURY B E B Nice

    ***** Bed and Breakfast. Stay in the heart of Nice. ABA Cote D'Azur B&B - Center Nice is located in Nice City Centre, is 800 metres from MAMAC. Located around 6 km from Allianz Riviera Stadium, on Massena Square, the bed and breakfast offers free WiFi. Show full description Guest review score 8.1, rooms from around 238 EUR.

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  • 42 REGENCY HOLIDAY Tour Opérateur dans Camping 5 étoiles Frejus, Cote d'Azur Fréjus, France

    REGENCY HOLIDAY Tour Opérateur dans Camping 5 étoiles Frejus, Cote d'Azur

    ***** Campsite. Located in Fréjus in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and Saint-Raphaël Valescure Train Station reachable within 11 km, REGENCY HOLIDAY Tour Opérateur dans Camping 5 étoiles Frejus, Cote d'Azur provides accommodation with free WiFi, a children's playground, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and free private parking. The camping provides guests with a terrace, a seating area, cable flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and an oven, and a private bathroom with shower. A microwave, a stovetop and toaster are also provided, as well as a coffee machine and a kettle. REGENCY HOLIDAY Tour Opérateur dans Camping 5 étoiles Frejus, Cote d'Azur offers 5-star accommodation with a hot tub and barbecue. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy table tennis on site, or go hiking or cycling in the surroundings. Palais des Festivals de Cannes is 40 km from REGENCY HOLIDAY Tour Opérateur dans Camping 5 étoiles Frejus, Cote d'Azur, while Musee International de la Parfumerie is 49 km away. The nearest airport is Nice Côte d'Azur Airport, 61 km from the camping. Guest review score 8.1

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  • 43 Le Clos des Lauriers Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France

    Le Clos des Lauriers

    ***** Holiday home. Boasting an outdoor swimming pool, a garden, and a shared lounge, Le Clos des Lauriers features accommodation in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin with free WiFi and city views. This holiday home offers free private parking and a shared kitchen. The air-conditioned holiday home consists of 4 bedrooms, a living room, a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge and a coffee machine, and 3 bathrooms with a shower and a hairdryer. Show full description Guest review score 10.0

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  • 44 Holiday Marina Resort Grimaud, France

    Holiday Marina Resort

    ***** Campsite. Offering an outdoor pool and a spa and wellness centre, Holiday Marina Resort is located in Grimaud. WiFi access is available in this holiday park for an additional charge. The mobile homes will provide you with a furnished terrace and a seating area. Show full description Guest review score 8.1

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