Nestled on the western slopes of the Cap d’Antibes midway between Nice and Cannes, picture yourself in an exclusive walled development, interlaced with tranquil Zen gardens and meandering paths leading to an inner world of spa and wellness facilities. Hidden within this opulent haven are swimming pools, extensive gym facilities, a sauna, jacuzzi, ice-room, outdoor tennis court, sunbathing decks and restful gardens all at your disposal. Additionally, there are treatment and massage rooms, and a private coaching space should you choose to book. Your stay includes a 24-hour concierge and security service with extremely friendly, knowledgeable and multilingual reception staff on hand to answer your questions 7 days a week. This sumptuous, two-bedroom luxury apartment is perfect both if you are looking for a soothing escape to cleanse the mind and ease the soul, or if you have more adventurous plans afoot to explore this beautiful, pine-infused corner of the Côte d’Azur. With a reputation for blue skies, this is a special place all year round; a winter break only 52 miles (84km) from the ski resort of Auron and in easy reach of the region’s authentic Christmas markets, a spring retreat after a long winter to seek out the joyous yellow mimosa blossoms and perfumes of Grasse, or a sun-kissed summer beach holiday perfumed with jasmine and the bouquet of a crisp rosé. The choice is yours.
There is a serene sense of flow from the lounge area and out through a further set of sliding doors allowing the wraparound terrace to become an extension of the internal living space. Sea views are framed by luscious leafy greenery while exquisite Vincent Sheppard furniture, including a sofa, armchairs and sun-loungers, will keep you luxuriating on the 25m2 terrace for hours.
The two double bedrooms have been stylishly furnished to create a sense of tranquillity, offering gentle and luxurious comfort for the ultimate escape. Both open onto the secluded terrace through sliding doors allowing the sun to filter through the curtains from early morning until the sun goes down across the bay bringing a kaleidoscope of patterns and colours dancing into the rooms. There is reversible AC throughout allowing perfect sleeping temperatures in all seasons, and electric sun blinds are fitted to all patio doors for quick and effortless adjustment.
Each bedroom has an individual en-suite bathroom which has been designed using the timeless beauty of earth colours reflecting through glass panels and wide inset mirrors to present a pristine environment offering a level of luxury and comfort you will only find in the most bespoke of establishments. Whether you require a calming end to the day, or an invigorating morning, these luxurious bathrooms featuring double basins, both gentle overhead rain showers and power showers, and digitally controlled heated towel rails, will ensure your complete comfort.
For privacy and convenience, a separate guest washroom and WC can be found at the main entrance.
The lounge has been designed to serve up comfort and relaxation as the final course. With an ambience of whimsical colours, soft cushions, rich fabrics and a unique mix of unusual artefacts and gentle artwork each telling their own compelling story, here you are invited to be transported far from life’s everyday pressures. The apartment is fitted with digitally controlled mood lighting and a Sonos sound system allowing you to create any musical atmosphere you desire from a swipe of your smart phone. Television entertainment is available in the form of the latest UHD 4K Smart 55inch wall mounted TV with hi-speed wi-fi offering NETFLIX, YouTube and FTA international satellite channels. Sit back and let the technology work for you.
Kitchen and dining area
A fully equipped kitchen forms part of the open-plan living and dining area, providing the best in German technology with a Siemens fridge/freezer, induction hob, fitted microwave, dishwasher and washer/dryer. Revive yourself with the Nespresso coffee machine, which has a supply of single country origin capsules. The kitchen leads directly on to the extensive terrace inviting you to enjoy the al fresco dining area. The inside dining area offers dedicated seating for six guests with cushioned dining chairs and an oblong table combining solid tempered glass with imaginative steel and wood supports drawn from a bygone industrial era.
The Cap d’Antibes has an illustrious history of celebrated visitors including artists, film stars and celebrities seeking some Mediterranean magic; be warned, some were so enchanted they became residents, leaving their stamp on the history and culture of the cape. Indeed, the risk of falling for the radiant light, the scented sea breezes, the unparalleled glamour and romance of this area is extremely high. Follow in the footsteps of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Marilyn Monroe, Edith Piaf, Charlie Chaplin and Rudolf Valentino who were all captivated by the Riviera’s charms. To the west is the chic beach resort of Juan les Pins, famous for its sultry summer jazz festival, luxurious art deco hotels for sunset cocktails and the answer to the enigmatic sixties love song of “Where do you go to my lovely?” To the east is the lively port of Antibes, where culture, fun and history collide. A picturesque old town, tempting boutiques, markets, cafés, galleries, yachts, coastal footpaths, water sports and an intriguing 16th century fort await you. Just a ten-minute walk away you will find the secluded beach of Les Pêcheurs and Port Gallice, offering diving opportunities and jet-ski hire for the energetic and a Michelin-starred restaurant for a more relaxed approach. Luxury and opulence will surround you whether you choose to stay in and pamper yourselves or venture out and explore.
Designed with your comfort and relaxation as priority, the apartment comes with its own secure underground carparking space, accessible by lift for ease of access.
Public transport is also extremely convenient with Juan les Pins train station less than a 15-minute walk away. Trains take you east towards the inimitable glamour of Cannes in 15 minutes, and west through Antibes towards Nice, the idyllic port of Villefrance-sur-mer and on to Monaco, Menton and into the Italian market town of Ventimiglia, in Liguria to add another dimension to your Mediterranean adventure.
PLEASE NOTE – This apartment is suitable for children ages 12 and up and young babies in arms