Stones throw from the beach!
Old Town, Nice, French Riviera
- 2 guests
- 1 bedroom
- 1 bathroom
La Caravelle is just a stone’s throw from the beach and is a sumptuous medley of clean nautical lines and traditional “Niçois” architecture on the fourth floor. Newly renovated throughout with exposed wooden beams, crisp white walls, portable air con unit and hi-tech sound and vision, this apartment offers a stylish blend of old and new from which to discover the historical and contemporary delights of Nice or simply to enjoy a chic romantic getaway. With her elegant charm and comfort La Caravelle will have you sailing back for more.
Address: Rue Barillerie, Old Town, Nice
Floor/Building: 4th floor no lift, 77 steps
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Music lovers will not be disappointed as La Caravelle boasts an excellent Phillips music system with an iPod docking radio and two amps. In addition there is a 42” Samsung smart TV offering a variety of news channels in English and French with a 3D Blu-ray DVD player for the film lovers out there, and of course FREE WIFI. There is also a portable AIR CON unit to keep you cool. A selection of DVDs and books are available in the apartment. Sit back on the sofa and relax! There is even a mini office desk with an office chair.
Everything is shipshape in the galley with a 3-ring gas hob, free standing mini oven, large fridge/freezer, toaster, kettle, coffee maker and washing machine.
The separate dining area adjoining the living space, has a stylish glass table enabling you to see through to the wonderful “tomettes” – terracotta floor tiles typical of the region’s traditional architecture. There are 2 extra folding chairs that can be used to enable dining for 6.
A beautiful wood surround double bed (140×200), complemented by wooden floorboards and contemporary glass shelving specially designed to separate the sleeping area from the living space. To stow your belongings there is a small walk in dressing room with plenty of storage and facilities include an iron, ironing board and hair-dryer.
The sleek nautical style continues into the bathroom where the interior decoration is reminiscent of Nice’s famous pebbled beach. Including a beautiful basin, shower cubicle and WC.
A two minute walk from the beach and one street away from the Cours Saleya with its vibrant daily market and profusion of restaurants, the location of this apartment is ideal to get the most from your stay in Nice. Whether sauntering around the picturesque streets of the Old Town, taking in the magnificent sunsets on the seafront or climbing up to the breathtaking views (lift also available) from the Colline du Chateau (Castle hill) you are sure to enjoy La Caravelle’s central position. To experience a more contemporary feel head over to the Carré d’Or, where luxury boutiques, bars and restaurants are in abundance, only a 15-minute walk away across the recently renovated central park area La Promenade du Paillon with its palm trees, flora and fountain displays. La Caravelle is truly at the heart of what Nice has to offer.
Parking can be quite difficult in the narrow streets of the Old Town but there are several car parks close by. Go to en.nicetourisme.com/getting-around-nice for more information.
The tram system in Nice has recently developed and there are now 3 tram lines facilitating travel across the city and meeting up with the many buses. Line 3 (approx. 4:23am to 0:45am) connects the airport to the Alliance Riviera stadium, National Museum of Sport and St Isidore shopping centre. Line 2 (approx. 4:45 am to 1:10 am) connects the airport to many stops along the promenade and then onto the centre of Nice, the Old Town and the port. Line 1 (approx. 4:25 am to 1:25 am) meets line 2 on the main shopping avenue of Jean Médecin and then goes north to Nice Ville train station (Gare Thiers) and on through the market neighbourhood of Liberation, or in the opposite direction passing the Old Town, Place Garibaldi for the Bonaparte neighbourhood and onwards to the exhibition centre and the main hospital, Pasteur. Buy your tickets from machines on platforms before boarding: a one-way ticket costs €1.50 (bus/tram changes included up to 74 mins) or you can buy ten tickets for €10 and other passes. All tickets must be stamped onboard.
Enjoy open plan living with free-flowing spaces and unfussy furnishings. These homes take their inspiration from mid-century modernism with curved lines, wood and earthy shades of turquoise, rust, brown and olive greens. Contemporary influences are reflected in monochrome and grey backdrops with clean lines of concrete, glass and metal and pops of bright colour.
- Air Conditioned
- Child Friendly
- Separate kitchen
- Welcome pack
- Hair Dryer
- Towels inc.
- Bed Linen & Towels
- Dining Room
- Seats indoors
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Drying rack
- Iron Board
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