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Les Jardins dAntibes Holiday Home France
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Apartment in Cote d Azur, France
The apartment consists of two double bedrooms, a living/dining room, separate kitchen, bathtub/shower room and separate toilet. The bedrooms, kitchen and living room have double-glazed glass-doors with electric shutters, each opens to a private terrace and garden. All rooms are South-West facing and catches the bright afternoon sun. The apartment is neutrally decorated and furnished, equipped with a 32" cable TV (Digital Channels), DVD/CD player, WIFI broadband, Free telephone calls to international landline (mobile tariffs as per France Orange provider) and telephone entry system.
The property is a secured gated community that composed of several small buildings with beautiful landscaped gardens (broad shaded pedestrian walkpath of palm trees, olive trees, japanese garden and local regional trees etc). There is a good size swimming pool with an attached wading/baby pool and ample visitors' carparks within the gated development.
Local Area InformationThe views along the coastal road, Bord de Mer (RN98) are beautiful and can be enjoyed by car or by train. The coastal route from Cannes takes you through Antibes Juan-les-Pins, Nice, Eze-sur-Mer, Beaulieu, Villefranche-sur-Mer, Monaco and on to Ventimiglia in Italy. You can alight at any station along your route to explore a town, then continue your journey.
Antibes is home of the largest private yacht marina (Port Vauban) in Europe. This is situated next to the vieille ville (Old Town) with its tall houses and narrow pavements. Walking along quaint streets of the Old Town, cafes, restaurants, churches, art galleries and authentic shops are plenty. Here you will also find Renoir's home and situated in the Chateau Grimaldi, the Picasso museum. During the summer, Marche Provencal (covered market) provides a vast array of local condiments and delicacies.
Cap du Antibes
The Cap du Antibes, marked by the lighthouse at the highest point, is a lush setting of some very large and very expensive estates, even by "French Riviera" standards. One of the most beautiful dwelling of Le Cap d'Antibes is Villa Eilenroc, which is open for visits. It also has the hotel of choice for international celebrities who prefer to avoid the bright lights and bussel of the Croissette in Cannes.
Juan-Les-Pins boasts fine, sandy beaches and a vibrant nightlife. Famed for its jazz festival in July and August, "Jazz a Juan" is a season of music with fireworks displays. Along the street behind the seaside stage where "Jazz a Juan" is held, one will find ceramic tiles laid into the pavement with handprints of more than 50 jazz musicians who have played at this festival. A ride on "Le petit train" (the little train), departing from Juan-Les-Pins will let you experience both the ancient and modern town known as Antibes Juan-Les-Pins.
The Stylish and chic Cannes is a about 14Km away and is perhaps most famous for the Film Festival held each May and the iconic Carlton Hotel. Cannes is worth visiting for its shopping along the famous Croisette with its exclusive designer boutiques but also (and more affordably) the long shopping street running the length of the Rue Antibes.
The village of BIOT, 8km to the north from Antibes. The village itself is extremely beautiful and oozes with art in every form of architectural, sculpted, ceramic, jewelled, painted and culinary. The main attraction is the glassworks which produces the famous hand-blown bubble glass.
Grasse, 27km inland from Antibes and with some stunning views over the COte, is the world capital of parfumiers and has been for almost 300 years. Its is the center of the French perfume industry and is known as the worlds perfume capital (la capitale mondiale des parfums). It produces over two-thirds of Frances natural aromas (for perfume and for food flavourings).
Cosmopolitan Nice is the largest city on the Cote d'Azur. It enjoys a wealth of traditional architechure and the narrow streets of the old town and their many shops and cafes are great to explore. Nice is also home to a lovely flower market in the Cours Saleya area of the town. A lovely place to stroll is along the Promenade des Anglais which stretches right along the coast alongside the pebble beach. Nice hosts a carnival every February.
Monaco is an independent Principality comprising two towns set on hilltops. The older town of Monaco is full of character with narrow cobbled streets full of cafes and shops, it is here you will find the Royal Palace and the Napoleon Bonaparte museum. Monte Carlo is the newer part which houses the famous casino, which is open to visitors as well as the rich and famous. The Monaco Grand Prix is held each May.
Parc de Vaugrenier
The Parc de Vaugrenier, 2 km up the coast (towards Nice) from the Antibes, has wide, hard-packed running and walking paths in the shade of its trees. There are fields for playing ball and plenty of spots for picnicking.
Aquasplash Theme Park, boasts Frances fastest water slide, the Black Cannon, which propels riders to speeds of 60km/h, open all summer long offering attractions to keep even hard-core thrill seekers happy, including a wave pool, slides, toboggans, flumes and rubber-ring rides.
A family attraction on the French Riviera near Antibes-Juan les Pins, is all about the sea. Open throughout the summer. A series of shows throughout the day feature killer whales, sea lions and dolphins. There is also an aquarium, where visitors can walk through a 30-metre tunnel surrounded by sharks, along with tanks of tropical species including clown fish and seahorse.
Nice's Parc Phoenix is home to one of the largest glass-houses in the world, the Diamond Vert ("green diamond"), where the rarest species of plants bloom and thrive in their native climates. Step back in time and discover some of the earliest types of plant life on the Ile des Temps Revolus (Island that Time Forgot), set in the middle of an artificial lake. Ethnographic artifacts are treasured at the park's Musee Departmental des Artes Asiatiques. This nature lover's paradise is suitable for all ages and makes the perfect getaway for both educational visits and fun days out for children. The vast animal collections, intriguing plants and exotic flowers will leave you spellbound by nature's beauty and abundance.
|Location:||Antibes, Cote d Azur, France|
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|This Property Sleeps:||6|
|Minimum Price Per Week:||€700 (Currency Converter)|
|Maximum Price Per Week:||€1100|
|Nearest Airport:||Nice International Airport|
|Bookings Bookings to be made via email or phone A 10 percent deposit will be required on booking and then the balance payable 4 weeks before your arrival date We can accept payments by bank transfer in major currencies Security Deposit A deposit of 250 will be required to cover for any breakages and keysecurity pass replacement if lost during your stay This will be refunded in full within two weeks of your departure date where there are no losses or breakages. Compulsory: Meet Greet service with checkin and checkout of 120, Final Changing Linen and Towels of 50.|
* Has a Pool
* Close to a golf course
* Close to a Beach
* Children are allowed
Accommodation and Facilities Summary
|Theme||Quiet yet close to local activity, Luxury|
|Accommodation||Changeover Day Flexible, Size: Compact, Accommodation Type: Self Catering|
|Suitability||Non Smoking Only, Low Allergen environment, Wheelchair accessible, Children Welcome, Family Oriented, No Pets|
|Outside||Outside Tap, Garage, Garden, Shared Swimming Pool, Terrace, Parking, Barbecue|
|Location||Distance to Airport 10-20km, Distance to local restaraunts 1km, Distance to convenience store 1km, Distance to beach 500m, By the sea|
|Local Area||The local town is Lively but not wild, Distance to Local Town Centre 1km, Restaurants, Quiet Bars and Pubs|
|Local Activities||Water Sports, Water Park, Roller Skating, Windsurfing, Walking, Swimming, Water Skiing, Tennis, Sailing, Golf, Fishing, Cycling|
|Living Room||Sofas 1, Seating for 3 People|
|Laundry||Ironing Board, Iron, Clothes Dryer, Towels Provided, Linen Provided, Washing Machine Provided, Nearby Laundrette|
|Kitchen||Toaster, Grill, Separate dining area, Fridge, Freezer, Oven, Hob, Washing Machine, Microwave, Crockery & Cutlery Provided, High Chair Available|
|Entertainment||DVD Player, TV, Satellite or Cable|
|Dining||Seating for 6 People, Dining room table|
|Bathroom||Toilets 1, Bathrooms 1|