Cap d'Ail is a modern seaside resort located in south eastern France. It enjoys an enviable location, being something of a gateway to Monaco and just 20 minutes or so drive away from Italy and also close to the famous city Nice. With lovely beaches surrounded by lofty peaks, its sunshine and warm climate make Cap d'Ail apartments an ideal location for a classic French beach holiday.Cap d'Ail has been regarded as one of Frances's premier health resorts since 1921. Its sea water is so clean that it has received the prestigious Pavillon Bleu certificate. The beaches are pretty standard for this part of France, with some of them private, though anyone staying in Cap d'Ail villas can also find some decent standard public beaches nearby. Also a must, while staying in a villa Cap d Ail, is to visit the popular beach resort of Saint Tropez and dance all night long in the Nikki beach or other famous clubs. For those, who ever want to spend a night in St. Tropez, a stay in a villa Cap d Ail will be the best alternative to save some money - you only have to drive one and a half hour.
However, the town is perhaps best known for its characteristic 'Belle Epoque' architecture, built in the early years of the 20th century. Guests in Cap d'Ail villas can wander around the town and take in sights such as the villas such as Les Roches and the 'Rock' villa, where Greta Garbo was a frequent guest. The Mirasol villa will be of interest to anyone staying in Cap d'Ail apartments who is interested in literature. This was the home of writer Gabrielle Reval for many years, before becoming the home of the aristocratic Madame Rouzeaud, whose glamorous guestbook can still be viewed here.
One activity will suit those staying in Cap d'Ail apartments who want to do something a little quieter is coastal walk. A conveniently signposted path stretches away from the town, and allows visitors to see dramtic rock formations, some rare Mediterranean plants and flowers, the volcanic cliffs at Pointe de douaniers and the gardens of the luxurious Mala area. Other people may prefer a walk along the beach, and there are plenty of cafes where you can find refreshment as you go.A quiet resort where the main appeal lies in the architecture and setting, as well as its proximity to larger holiday centres, a stay in Cap d'Ail villas is a great way to experience what the Mediterranean coast of France can offer without having to stay in one of the busier towns along the coast.
For those, who are able to spend some weeks in the region of the French Riviera, it's recommended to make a trip to Italy and the Ligurian coast to discover places like: