A contemporary, provencal villa with its own infinity pool and spectacular views of the Baie des Anges, 'Med View Villa' is located on a quiet and secure domaine at the heart of the Cote d'Azur, midway between Nice and Cannes. In addition to enjoying the delightful villa garden with its private pool, guests have use of the large domaine pool, sun terraces and boules court. A pleasant walk leads through the adjacent Vaugrenier National Park to the Mediterranean beaches.
The villa is 5 minutes from the picturesque medieval village of Biot with its typical boulangeries and cafes around the village square. A short drive takes you to the fine yacht harbour of Antibes, with fascinating medieval streets, provencal markets and the Picasso museum. The sophisticated resorts of Nice and Cannes are close by and Italy is one hour away.
Only 15 minutes' drive along the coast from Nice airport, the villa's convenient location guarantees a perfect holiday. Contact us for the Med View Villa website address.
Excursions. : Visit Grasse, surrounded by fields of lavender and jasmine and centre of the French perfume industry since the 16th century. At the Fragonard Perfume museum, you can see the traditional techniques and you can create and bottle your own unique perfume under the guidance of the experts.
Drive along the 'Moyenne Corniche', one of the most beautiful coast roads in Europe, to Monaco. Visitors come from all over the world for the Monte Carlo rally in January and the Grand Prix in May. Visit the Casino, decorated in original Belle Epoque style and see the changing of the guard outside the Royal Palace, every day at noon.
Drive through the Verdon Gorges, in the country to the north of Draguignan, where the River Verdon cuts through the rocks reaching depths of 700m. Along the route are breathtaking views, interesting old villages and lovely walks.
Leave the car at home: the excellent coastal railway takes you west to St Tropez or east to Ventimiglia's famous Friday market in Italy.
Family Fun. : Marineland, one of Europe's largest fun parks, is a 5 minute drive. The entertainment complex includes: an aquapark with water slides, a thrilling sea-theatre with orcas and seals, a wild west show, a farm, the Antibes- Land funfair, crazy golf and a go-kart track. There is something for children of all ages.
For an unusual day out, try Villa Kerylos along the dramatic coast road from Nice port to Beaulieu. Go back in time in a luxurious palace on the shores of the Mediterranean and enter the second century BC world of a wealthy Greek merchant. Interactive audio guides introduce guests to daily life in Ancient Greece and the family can even create a ceramic masterpiece in the pottery workshop. Villa Rothschild and its magnificent gardens are a must see on Cap Ferat.
Discover the Cap d'Antibes in the 'Visiobulle' - a glass-bottom boat which leaves from the beach at Juan-les-Pins, showing the underwater view of the millionaires' bay with its cliffs and sea reefs.
Contact us for the Med View Villa website, with more details about the local area.