Boatbookings’ Favorite Cannes Beach Clubs

Cannes is known for its luxury lifestyle, with the Croisette being the hub of high-end couture brands and ultimate celebrity spotting destination. Along this promenade, there are so many beach clubs to choose from; we’ve rounded up our favorites and why so you can make the most of your time in Cannes!

Hire a yacht for the day from Cannes to experience the Riviera to the fullest!

Vega Luna

Great for: Families with children and larger groups

Vega Luna is located in the middle of the Croisette, opposite the InterContinental Carlton Hotel; it boasts a large seating area for dining undercover, and many sun loungers, perfect for larger groups. It is always very popular with families as it is child-friendly, with a kids menu for those under the age of 12.

Maema Plage

Great for: Lower prices and a relaxed atmosphere

Maema Plage is a firm favorite amongst the Boatbookings team; it is located further from the center of Cannes, past the Radisson Blu Hotel, making it less busy and more inexpensive than the other Beach Clubs along the Croisette. Their Thai Salad and House Burger are delicious and food always comes quickly and is freshly prepared! Sun loungers are only €12 for the whole day, starting at 9 am till closing time at 6 pm.

Z Plage

Great for: Afternoon drinks and the best music

Z Plage is Hotel Martinez’ Private Beach Club, at the left end of the Croisette near Port Canto. It features a chic ‘Rotonde’ circular bar that is perfect for cocktails or some Provence Rosé. Sun loungers are available for the day for those wishing to bronze themselves before dipping into the cooling waters of the sea!

O’key Beach

Great for: Friendly staff and tasty seafood

O’key Beach is also located on the further side of Cannes past the old town and therefore is usually less busy than other beach clubs along the Croisette. The staff are friendly and some incredible seafood dishes include the Lobster Spaghetti, Salmon Burger and Seafood Pasta; portions are generous and the wine is delicious!

Rent a boat for the day to Cannes and we can book sun loungers and lunches for you at any beach club you like; just get in touch today and we’ll organize everything for you.

Riviera Wonderland: Best Winter Views

Winter is coming. Well, winter is here! The crowds have vanished, the heat of the summer has slipped into a mere memory and the winter coats have had their annual dust off. However, the beauty of the French Riviera doesn’t just pack its bags and leave – oh no – the summer sun has become a winter wonderland of sparkling seas, scintillating squares and exciting ice rinks.

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The 5 Best Beach Clubs on the French Riviera

The French Riviera is one of the most popular places to charter a yacht in the Med, with its quaint villages and stunning bays, you can enjoy a varied trip from Monaco to St Tropez! Travelling along the coast, you will find yourself in a new surrounding each day and what better way to mix up your charter by spending a long lazy lunch in one of the best beach restaurants along the coast. Hire a yacht for the day from Cannes, St Tropez or any of our French Riviera destinations to access the beach clubs in true style.

Here, we choose our favourite 5 beach clubs in the South of France:

  1. Eden Plage Mala – located just before Cap d’Ail on the way towards Monaco. Accessible only by boat or two mysterious winding paths it’s the perfect retreat if you’re looking to escape the crowds. Stunning booths under beautiful wooden canopies provide shade and giving a sense of seclusion, whilst the bright colours around give the whole club an energised feel. Fresh fish and lobster every day, combined with the option of either a Swedish or Japanese massage you’ll leave feeling like a new person! Live bands on the weekends mean Eden Plage Mala even offers something for the party-minded.
  2. Paloma Beach. A favourite of the Boatbookings team, Paloma Beach is situated in the beautiful bay of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. The dramatic cliff faces create a secluded place to enjoy a relaxing extended lunch and enjoy the crystal clear waters. Simplicity and authenticity is the key here, with fish being the centre of attention, whether it be a whole catch of the day to share or beautifully contemporary seafood dishes there’s something on this menu for every taste.
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    3. La Guerite. One of our absolute favourite restaurants which we recently visited on Ile Marguerite, just off Cannes. La Guérite offers a beautiful setting where politics, stress and troubles are left behind! La Guerite offers marvellous views of Cannes in a peaceful location on an island where the noise of modern transport is a distant memory.  The glorious light underneath the seaweed inspired canopy will put you in a calm and serene spirit whilst you dine on some of the best food on the coast.

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    4. Club 55 is an institution in St Tropez; founded in 1955 by a film crew – hence the name, her white sands were once frequented by Brigitte Bardot. Today hundreds of yachties flock here every summer to enjoy wonderful Mediterranean seafood, market fresh platters and long sunny afternoons at this legendary beach club.

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    5. Nikki Beach opened in 2002, and since then has become one of the main attractions for the rich and famous. This popular beach club offers chilled champagne, superb cuisine including delicious salads, creative sushi rolls and original seafood entrees accompanied by chilled champagne! With fantastic DJs, exciting events and amazing fashion shows to keep you entertained, there really is no other place like it.

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Contact Boatbookings now to book your beach club tour of the French Riviera this summer! If you’d like to see a more extensive list of restuarants along the Riviera, see our Top Restaurants Page.

Boat Hire to the Top French Riviera Beach Clubs

Whether you’re chartering for a week or a day on the French Riviera this summer, food is no doubt on your mind. What better way to enjoy the picturesque coastline, a cool breeze and of course fantastic fresh food than at one of the Riviera’s famous beach clubs; hire a yacht for the day from Cannes, St Tropez or any of our French Riviera destinations for a memorable day out!

Our top guide has the club for you whether you’re visiting Monaco at one end, or St Tropez at the other.

club55Club 55 is perhaps St Tropez’s most famous beach club; on approaching you’ll see the novel cabanas housing striking blue beach cushions. The place to stop if you want to bump into the rich and famous without a doubt! Situated on Pampelonne Beach you’ll be able to relax for the day, enjoying the view of the world’s largest super yachts as they anchor in these turquoise waters. Since its creation in 1955, Club 55 has led the way in setting trends for beach clubs around the world, offering the finest fresh food money can buy.

nikkibeachSticking around Pampelonne Beach, we also have the buzzing atmosphere at Nikki Beach. Best known for its parties that continue well into the evening, Nikki Beach also has some of the finest cuisine around. We highly recommend their sharing platters, each themed by a Nikki Beach Club around the world! Cool white decoration provides the perfect background for the hottest pool parties on the Riviera!

palomacombinedA favourite of the Boatbookings team, Paloma Beach is situated is the striking and dramatic bay of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. Once again, a haven for the world’s coolest and largest luxury yachts the daunting cliff faces create a secluded place to enjoy a relaxing extended lunch and enjoy the crystal clear waters. Simplicity and authenticity is the key here, with fish being the centre of attention, whether it be a whole catch of the day to share or beautifully contemporary seafood dishes there’s something on this menu for every taste. It is most easily accessible by boat, so why not charter for the day from Monaco and visit this beautiful beach club?

nioulargoBack in St Tropez, Nioulargo has very different offerings to any beach club on the Riviera coastline. With two outstanding but very contrasting restaurants, one offering traditional flavours of the Mediterranean and the other fusing flavours of the East Nioulargo and Kailargo offer a completely original dining experience. Wash them down with one of the many refreshing cocktails on the menu whilst relaxing at the heart of Pampelonne Beach!

edenplagemalacombinedA truly invigorating and relaxing experience! Eden Plage Mala sits just before Cap d’Ail on the way to Monaco. Accessible only by boat or two mysterious winding paths it’s the perfect retreat if you’re looking to escape the crowds. Stunning booths under beautiful wooden canopies provide shade and give a sense of seclusion, whilst the bright colours around give the whole club an energised feel. Fresh fish and lobster everyday, combined with option of either a Swedish or Japanese massage you’ll leave feeling like a new person! Live bands on the weekends mean Eden Plage Mala even offers something for the party-minded.

Contact the Boatbookings team today for a tailored itinerary for day, weekend or week-long charters and boat rentals in Cannes, Antibes, Monaco, St Tropez and elsewhere along the French Riviera.

Another Exciting Option for Lunch on Your Luxury Yacht Charter on the French Riviera

With so many flocking to the French Riviera this summer, everybody is looking for somewhere new and exciting to try out as a lunch destination. Of course, all the beach restaurants on the Riviera are highly popular during luxury yacht charters. Whether you are looking for somewhere for a light bite during your day charter, or you have boarded for a week or more and want to venture on to land for a meal, we can advise some of the best beach restaurants to visit.

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Juan-Les-Pins is an attractive town in the commune of Antibes, full of life and buzzing with energy. The town has a casual atmosphere, very relaxed and popular with the younger generations who like to party! So, if you want a taste of the high-life that Juan Les Pins has to offer, head to the Restaurant Plage Belles Rives, located just off Port Gallice. The hotel's beach restaurant is in a prime location to watch the yachts coming in and out of the port, with a great view of the Iles de Lérins just off Palm Beach in Cannes; the waters between are also a fantastic spot for trying out a yacht's water toys, so there's always that to watch for some amusement!

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Dine on the water's edge with your feet in the sand at the Belles Rives Beach Restaurant. The chef's suggestion for a light lunch includes a seasonal salad, a lobster brochette and a glass of Côtes de Provence Rosé, or try some of the Riviera specialities such as beef tartare, a salad niçoise or seared tuna with a vegetable garnish. After your delightful meal, relax on the beach or pontoon on one of the sun loungers, where the staff will happily continue to serve you drinks and snacks.

Charter Yacht LIZZI - Lazzara 75 - 3 Cabins - Cannes - Mandelieu La Napoule - Antibes

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If you're looking to visit Plage Belles Rives, head there on LIZZI, a Lazzara 75. Based in Port La Rague, just off Mandelieu La Napoule and Cannes, she is stylish and sexy, with a modern and classy interior. The use of bright whites and contrasting dark colours give her spacious and 'cool' décor. Out on deck, there is plenty of space for an al fresco breakfast in the sunshine, and sunbathing up front. LIZZI also has plenty of water toys, so you can join the fun in the bay between Juan and Cannes.

Red Sky at Night, Boatbloggings Delight!

Chartering a luxury yacht will give you some of the most stunning views, just like this one we saw in Cannes last night!

Are you looking for some amazing views like this? At www.boatbookings.com, we welcome everyone from sailing professionals to complete novices and will help you at every step of the way to make your dreams a reality. We have a team of highly skilled professionals who are extremely knowledgeable in their destinations and will be able to help you with any questions you may have.

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