A throwback to the F.Scott Fitzgerald era, this grand 19th-century mansion on the Cote d’Azur is set among nine hectares of landscaped gardens, with a guest list that reads like the credits of a Hollywood movie – The Telegraph
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc is the prestigious Grande Dame of the Côte d’Azur, with a 140 year legacy of discreet hospitality, the hotel encapsulates the epitome in style and elegance of the French Riviera.
There are hotels that seem more than the sum of their parts, and then there’s Cap-Eden-Roc, where everything seems straight out of a dream.
Cream-colored residence by the sea. Perfectly manicured grounds with a path to the coast. Seafront pool carved into the rock, by which guests sunbathe in almost obligatory Eres bikinis.
Not forgetting the restaurant with yacht-deck-like terrace and the stunning piano bar.
No wonder Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, and Sean Connery all hole up at this Cap d’Antibes hideaway during the Cannes Film Festival.
25 KM/16 miles south of Nice airport
Rooms from $1,080, suites from $2,200
118 rooms, suites and villas offer state-of-the-art amenities, private bars and marble bathrooms
Garden of Eden beneath pine trees
Mediterranean at the Eden-Roc; tapas and sushi at the Grill & Lounge bar; everything from Negroni to Pimm’s Royal at the two bars
The genius loci: from 1887, the then Villa Soleil, built by the publsiher of Le Figaro, served as a retreat for the likes of Orson Welles, Marlene Dietrich, and the Duck and Duchess of Windsor
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“Tender is the Night” by F. Scott Fitzgerald
He’s the Cap-Eden-Roc of the 1920s was the inspiration for the “Hôtel des Etrangers”
Boulevard John F. Kennedy, BP 29 ~ 06601 Antibes ~ France
Telephone +33 493 613 901