Popular Accommodations in Antibes
Highlights in Antibes
- Large marina
- City Fortress and Old Town
- Marineland d'Antibes
- Well-known jazz festival
- Cap d'Antibes
Most popular in Antibes
Vacation rentals in Antibes
A seaside apartment in Antibes, equipped with a pool, offers you a lot of comfort with a distant view of the sea. The apartment houses with pool are mostly located very close to the beaches. You can also find an apartment in Antibes, located in the heart of the city. The old town with its winding alleys and numerous bistros is only a few minutes' walk away from your centrally located holiday apartment.Book a beautiful villa with garden
The choice of accommodation in Antibes is huge. This is why you can find here a vacation rental adapted to your needs, from pretty small houses to large villas with park-like gardens. Vacation rentals located on the Cap d'Antibes peninsula offer direct access to the public beach. Here you will also find many other private beaches with white sand and crystal clear water. From your vacation rental on the Cap in Antibes you need about 25 minutes walk to the old town.
Holiday in Antibes
Location and orientation
The city of Antibes, with a population of 75,500, is located in the south-east of France and is part of the Département Alpes-Maritimes. The city is located at the Côte d'Azur not far from the airport of Nice. The city centre of Nice is about 28 kilometres from Antibes. Cannes can be reached after a 25-minute drive.
Things to know
Jazz à Juan is a jazz festival held every year on nine evenings in July in Juan-les-Pins. On the occasion of this music festival not only numerous visitors from near and far, but also international music greats of the jazz scene travel. Artists like Ella Fitzgerald, Miles Davis and Luis Armstrong have already been on stage.The Cap of Antibes
The peninsula Cap d'Antibes belongs to the city area of Antibes and is bordered by the small harbour Port de la Salis and the Ilette. Here you will find the public beach Plage de la Salis, which is particularly wide, flat and sandy. Therefore it is particularly suitable for small children for bathing and building sand castles.
The Cap of Antibes was already the scene of a novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. In "Tender is the Night" this peninsula is described as a bastion of exclusivity and wealth.
Top travel tips
From your centrally located vacation rental in Antibes you will soon reach Port Vauban, the city's seaport named after the architect Vauban. With around 1,700 berths, Port Vauban is one of the largest marinas in Europe. Here you can marvel at the largest and most expensive charter yachts in the world, such as Alysia and Annaliesse, which lie over the winter here. The Carinthia VII and Kingdom 5KR belong to the most famous luxury yachts of the harbour.2. A walk to the fortress
The Fort Carré was built in 1553 on a small hill not far from the harbour and was used in former times for defending the town. The listed building is open for inspection. From there you can also enjoy an impressive view of the old town and the harbour.3. Explore the underwater world in the theme park
The Marine Aquarium Marineland d'Antibes is a marine theme park that hosts sea lions, seals, dolphins and many other marine creatures. Here several times a day different demonstrations take place. The park's attractions also include penguin and polar bear enclosures and a shark tunnel from which you can see the large marine animals from all sides.