Sunday, April 4, 2010

Cote D’Azur - Life of Luxury

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For decades Cote D'Azur in the French Riviera has been synonymous with luxury, beauty, decadence and fame. Everyone from oil sheiks to Hollywood's latest starlets have graced its coasts. Pristine blue water and glimmering white sand has enchanted holiday makers from around the world who want to experience one of the most truly beautiful places on earth.

The South of France is a beautiful spot rich with history and perfect panoramas. If you are a photographer be sure to bring your camera, for there will be endless possibilities for the perfect shot. Stroll its streets to see a Japanese garden, the International Museum of Perfume or the lovely Cathedrale de Monaco. Take a long lunch at one of the famed restaurants like La Jarreriere or Le Relais de Coches where chefs tantalize your palate with every bite. Bringing children with you? They are sure to love Antibesland, Marineland and Parc Phoenix.

Although a popular tourist destination, Cote D'Azur has maintained its standard of elegance from carefully manicured lawns to clean streets. For those to whom it's available, villa life is the best way to enjoy a holiday here. Luxury villas provide a comfortable seclusion from other visitors while still being easily accessible to the beaches and small towns that surround them.

After a long day swimming and lounging on the beach, these villas can either become the prelude to or a party within themselves. Their cool tiled floors and open balconies are the perfect place to entertain family and friends. For those who want to mingle with the local folk and other holiday makers there is a lively nightlife scene where everyone is dressed to impress. Whether you are honeymooning, visiting with friends or looking for romance there is a villa to match the occasion and mood of your party.

Perhaps you want to escape from the world and stay primarily at your villa; lounging on its sunlit balcony, ordering exquisite meals to your door or receiving a massage, you can be assured that no one will disturb your peace and privacy. There is an entire staff waiting on hand to assist you with all of your vacationing needs. If you are staying for a week or a month, in the South of France, your every desire will be met and exceeded in the secluded world that is Cote D'Azur.

Further information for visitors to the region can be found at the Office du Tourisme et des Congrès de Nice Côte d'Azur.

Photo Credits: Sunset, Menton, Port Cros, wine


jessiev said...

Such gorgeous photos! it sure makes me want to go there.

Heather on her travels said...

I love the elegance of the South of France although possibly better to go in the spring and autumn as I've heard that the most well known resorts are very expensive

Donna Hull said...

These photos and description of beach life in the south of France have me saying Ooh-la-la. I'm ready to hop on a plane for a visit.

Cecil Lee said...

It's supposed to be part of my Europe trip itinerary next month but sadly.... time is too short to cover too many beautiful destinations in Europe.. :(

Mark H said...

@jessiev: Stunning area of the world

@heather: The French do elegance so well.

@donna: I can taste the wine and food in my imagination.

@cecil: You can't go everywhere - it will still be there next time.

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