January 19, 2023

Indulge in Luxury: Côte d'Azur

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Kenna Reyner

The luxury of the French Riviera welcomes travelers with limitless beauty.

The sprawling coastline of beaches and lavender fields welcomes you into a world of magnificent luxury. Discover the perfumeries of Grasse, the boutiques of Cannes, the glitz of Monaco, the drama of Éze, and the beautiful resorts along the way. The Azure Coast promises travelers romance, history, and timeless glamor.

The best luxury of the French Riviera captures the history and spirit of the coastline. The windows reveal the super yachts enjoying the Mediterranean waters, the dining incorporates delicacies of the coast, and of course, the wine flows in traditional European fashion. 


Where to experience the glitz of Côte d'Azur

Whether you sail or drive along the French Riviera, you'll discover all the destination's old-world charm. Spend your days wandering the beauty of this shoreline.

Travelers can connect to Nice through London or Paris, and US travelers can fly direct from JFK to Nice with Delta. Alternatively, travelers can explore Paris before departing to the French Riviera on a high-speed train. 


 St. Tropez

A popular retreat for the rich and famous since the late 19th century, St. Tropez is a beautiful peninsula with luxury beach clubs and resorts. If you are looking to experience the classic luxury of the French Riviera, don't miss St. Tropez.

Our favorite place to stay: Cheval Blanc St. Tropez

This glamorous destination welcomes visitors with century-old pine trees. Contemporary rooms with deep blue accents calm guests as they take in views of the yacht-dotted bay. Laze on Maison's beach or stroll the town before enjoying a three-Michelin-star meal at La Vague d’Or restaurant.



The luxury hotels of Cannes are pillars of Côte d'Azur. From the famed international film festival to the summer markets, Cannes is frequented by film stars and wealthy tourists. With beautiful beaches and unique boutiques, Cannes will enchant any luxury conessoiur.

Our favorite place to stay: Carlton Hotel

Don your floppiest hat and biggest sunglasses, and head for one of the French Riviera's historical treasures: InterContinental Carlton Cannes. Since 1911, celebrities have flocked to this belle epoque beauty on the Bay of Cannes.


Despite being the world's second smallest country, Monaco is known for all its fun and games. Learn to gamble with the world's best poker players and enjoy glamorous events like the Grand Prix and Monaco Yacht Show.

Our favorite place to stay: Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

This is the glamorous getaway you've been dreaming of. Relax and recharge in the heated seawater pool, hammam, and sensory showers at the Thermes Marins Spa. Dine at Pavyllon Monte-Carlo before retreating to your suite featuring mosaic and marble floors, classic furnishings, and private balconies overlooking the city or sea.


As a hotbed for Artists, Nice features over 100 different museums, including works by Matisse and Chagall. A popular promenade of the 1800s, travelers can walk the daily markets of Cours Saleya. Nice is full of beautiful beachfront and gorgeous artwork.

Our favorite place to stay: Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée

This grand art deco-style property welcomes globetrotters year-round. With recent renovations, this hotel is a landmark of luxury. All five-star hotel rooms and suites offer guests the latest accommodations and spectacular views overlooking either the Mediterranean Sea or the city of Nice.

Jan_18_23_frenchriviera_land_blog_5Travel Tip: Note the season

The French Riviera is a great spot to visit throughout the year, but the winter months are not warm enough to enjoy the beaches. In the winter, the summer crowds depart, and the Côte d'Azur becomes a peaceful retreat from the inland snow. June and September are our favorite times to relax in these dazzling towns, while July and August are the most popular time to visit. With 300 days of sunshine, even the shoulder seasons are full of warmth and fun. 

Book with Benefits

These French Riviera properties are MVT preferred partners which means you'll be treated as a VIP throughout your travels. Book these properties with one of our advisors for an upgraded room, up to $100 resort credit, early check-in, late check-out, and VIP treatment.

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